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Social and economic developments are one of the things that all economic students need to have a proper understanding of when it comes to the economy. The quiz below is designed to test your knowledge about the topic, why don’t you give it a shot and see just how well you will do. All the best and keep an eye out for others like it!


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  • 1. 

    Relating to the NMSA (National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture) consider the following statements:1. It will present carbon credit to organic fanners2. It seeks to convert Indian agriculture into a climate-resilient production systemChoose the correct statement:

    • A.

      Only 1

    • B.

      Only 2

    • C.

      Both 1 and 2

    • D.

      Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer
    B. Only 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Only 2". The National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) aims to convert Indian agriculture into a climate-resilient production system. It does not specifically mention providing carbon credits to organic farmers.

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  • 2. 

    In the 11th Five Year Plan how many new IIM’s have been established?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    D. 1
    Explanation
    In the 11th Five Year Plan, only one new IIM has been established.

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  • 3. 

    Among the following, which initiative is named 'Project Arrow'?

    • A.

      The Project launched by the Department of Space to reinforce its liquid propulsion rocket technology

    • B.

      A scheme initiated by the Department of Posts to streamline its core operations

    • C.

      Project to improve the missile capability launched by the Defence Department

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A scheme initiated by the Department of Posts to streamline its core operations
    Explanation
    Project Arrow is a scheme initiated by the Department of Posts to streamline its core operations. This initiative aims to improve the efficiency and quality of postal services by implementing various measures such as computerization, automation, and upgradation of infrastructure. The project focuses on enhancing the speed of mail processing, improving customer service, and modernizing post offices across the country. By implementing Project Arrow, the Department of Posts aims to transform itself into a more customer-centric and technologically advanced organization.

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  • 4. 

    In India, when was an act passed which provides for constitution of a National Social Security Board and State Social Security Boards. It aims at recommending social security schemes for unorganized workers.

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2012

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. 2007
    Explanation
    In 2007, an act was passed in India that established a National Social Security Board and State Social Security Boards. These boards were created with the purpose of recommending social security schemes for unorganized workers.

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  • 5. 

    As per diverse development programmes in India, who are the targets of SABLA scheme?

    • A.

      Adolescent Girls

    • B.

      Unemployed Girls

    • C.

      Widows

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Adolescent Girls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Adolescent Girls. The SABLA scheme in India aims to empower and improve the self-esteem of adolescent girls by providing them with various opportunities and support. This includes nutrition, health education, life skills, and vocational training. The scheme recognizes the importance of investing in the development of adolescent girls to ensure their overall well-being and future success.

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  • 6. 

    How many communities in India come under minorities as per section 2(c) of National Commission for Minorities Act 1992?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    As per section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act 1992, there are five communities in India that come under minorities. The Act recognizes Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Zoroastrians (Parsis) as minority communities. Therefore, the correct answer is 5.

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  • 7. 

    Nokia Special Economic Zone is located in _____________.

    • A.

      Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Tamil Nadu
    Explanation
    The Nokia Special Economic Zone is located in Tamil Nadu.

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  • 8. 

    Which organization releases the publication titled "Database on Indian Economy"?

    • A.

      RBI

    • B.

      SEBI

    • C.

      CBI

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. RBI
    Explanation
    The correct answer is RBI. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) releases the publication titled "Database on Indian Economy". This publication provides comprehensive data and statistics on various aspects of the Indian economy, including macroeconomic indicators, financial markets, banking sector, and external sector. It serves as a valuable resource for researchers, policymakers, and analysts to understand and analyze the Indian economy.

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  • 9. 

    When was International Labour Organization adopted as the Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    A. 1999
    Explanation
    The International Labour Organization adopted the Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention in 1999. This convention aims to eliminate the worst forms of child labor, including slavery, trafficking, and hazardous work, and provides guidelines for member countries to take action against these practices.

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  • 10. 

    Where is the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, a biodiversity information & assessment arm of the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) located?

    • A.

      Cambridge

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Austria

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Cambridge
    Explanation
    The World Conservation Monitoring Centre, a biodiversity information and assessment arm of the UNEP, is located in Cambridge.

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