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Indian Economy Quiz 16. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Which of the following statements are correct:
1) United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) defined the sustainable development as the development that meets the need of the present generation without compromising the ability of the future generation to meet their own needs.
2) The Brundtland Commission aims to unite countries to pursue sustainable development together.

Question 2

Which of the following statements are correct:
1) Carrying Capacity may be defined as the number of people, animals, or crops which a region can support without environmental degradation.
2) Absorptive Capacity may be defined as the ability of the environment to absorb degradation.
3) Ecological footprint is the measurement of human impact on Earth's ecosystems.

Question 3

Consider the following statements regarding the Antyodaya Anna Yojana:
1). The scheme aims to provide highly subsidised food to all sections of society.
2). The scheme was launched in 2000.
3). Under the scheme, the identified families are given a unique "Antyodaya Ration Card."
Which of the above options are correct:

Question 4

The government’s approach to poverty reduction has been of three dimensions. Consider the following statements:
1) The first one is growth oriented approach i.e. growth would trickle down to the poor sections. This was the major focus of planning in the 1950s and early 1960s.
2) The second approach was initiated from the Third Five Year Plan (1961-66) wherein poverty alleviation programmes were launched.
3) The third approach to addressing poverty is to provide minimum basic amenities to the people i.e. provision of food grains at subsidised rates, education, health, water supply and sanitation.
Which of the above options are correct:

Question 5

Consider the following statements:
1) Economically active population is the population in the age group of 15-64 years.
2) Economically active population has increased in last two decades.
Which of the above options are correct:

Question 6

Which of the following statements are correct:
1) The knowledge economy is the use of knowledge to generate tangible and intangible values.
2) The knowledge economy commonly makes up a large share of all economic activity in developing countries.
3) India can transform itself into a knowledge-based economy by using information technology (IT).
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