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Indian Economy Quiz 11. 05. 2018

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Question 1

In the context of food and nutritional security of India, enhancing the ‘Seed Replacement Rates’ of various crops helps in achieving the food production targets of the future. But what is/are the constraint/ constraints in its wider / greater implementation?
(1). There is no National Seeds Policy in place.
(2). There is no participation of private sector seed companies in the supply of quality seeds of vegetables and planting materials of horticultural crops.
(3). There is a demand-supply gap regarding quality seeds in case of low value and high volume crops.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Question 2

Arrange the following state from Highest to lowest based on the distribution of 75 listed Particularly vulnerable tribal group
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Maharastra
c. Odisha
d. Tamil Nadu
Select the correct option:

Question 3

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is a welfare programme which provides food, preschool education, and primary healthcare to children under 6 years of age and their mothers. ICDS has which of the following objectives:
1) To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout.
2) To enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child.
3) Immunization.
4) Providing sanitation facilities.

Question 4

Consider the following statements:
1) The Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme was launched during 1996-97 to provide loan assistance to poor farmers.
2) The Command Area Development Programme was launched in 1974-75 for the development of water-use efficiency.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 5

Consider the following statements regarding Universal Basic Income(UIB):
1) Universal Basic Income is a form of social security scheme that is guaranteed to citizens and transferred directly to their bank accounts.
2) UIB will take care of social justice but productive economy may suffer.
3) Universal Basic Income model as a social security aims to replace the existing range of subsidies and other schemes aimed at combating poverty.
Which of the above options are correct:
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