Do You Have Basic Idea About Economic And Social Development?

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There are a lot of factors that affect the economic state of a country or entity, and some of the main things that one covers to understand these factors are economical and social development. The quiz below is made up of some questions that test out if you know the basics of economic and social development. Try it and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This year is known as 'Year of the Great Divide.' This is with regard to population growth in India. Identify it from the given options.
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1921

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2005

  • 2. 
    The birth rate can be defined as the number of births in a year per ___________.
    • A. 

      1000 of population

    • B. 

      10,000 of population

    • C. 

      100 of population

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    Which among the following is the only state having a sex ratio of above 1,000?
    • A. 

      Kerala

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    In which sector does the maximum number of people in India work?
    • A. 

      Primary sector

    • B. 

      Tertiary sector

    • C. 

      Secondary sector

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    What is the nature of usual status unemployment?
    • A. 

      Chronic

    • B. 

      Seasonal

    • C. 

      Frictional

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    What is the Planning Commission of India?
    • A. 

      Autonomous body

    • B. 

      Constitutional body

    • C. 

      Advisory body

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Why does Structural unemployment arises?
    • A. 

      Inadequate productive capacity

    • B. 

      Heavy industry bias

    • C. 

      Shortage of available resources

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    What do you mean by 'Disguised unemployment'?
    • A. 

      Unemployed persons

    • B. 

      More persons employed for a job which a few can accomplish

    • C. 

      Women with no jobs

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    British Capital was invested mainly in _____________ during the colonial period.
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Infrastructure

    • C. 

      Handicrafts

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    The important capabilities focused by Human Development Reports of United Nations Development Programme are mentioned below. Choose the odd one out.
    • A. 

      To have the right to use the resources needed for a better standard of living

    • B. 

      To contribute to a safe environment

    • C. 

      To have a healthy and long life

    • D. 

      To be knowledgeable