Informational Trivia Quiz: Economic And Social Development

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Economics Quizzes & Trivia

Every economic student knows the importance of having a well-structured development program and the different ways in which they can make it successful. Over the past week, we have been able to cover much on social and economic development. Take this informational quiz on the topic. And get to learn more about it before you move on to the next topics. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Among the following, which is not a cause for the recent rapid increase in global food prices?
    • A. 

      Shoot in crude oil prices

    • B. 

      Augmented demand from developing countries

    • C. 

      Change of food grains to bio-fuel

    • D. 

      Attack of pest

  • 2. 
    India persists to be on the 4th position among the largest country in the world measured in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). The 1st three positions are occupied by which of the following?
    • A. 

      U.S., China, Japan

    • B. 

      India, U.S., China

    • C. 

      Japan, Pakistan, China

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    What were the consequences of colonialism on Indian agriculture? 1. Commercialization of agriculture 2. Impoverishment of peasantry 3. Exile of land owners for non-payment of dues
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 4. 
    Why is Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) created?
    • A. 

      To lengthen communication facilities to remote and rural areas

    • B. 

      To support condition of educational facilities for nomadic tribes

    • C. 

      To support institution of Primary Health Centres in remote areas

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Currently, what population does each bank branch serves on an average?
    • A. 

      40000

    • B. 

      12000

    • C. 

      10000

    • D. 

      60000

  • 6. 
    What is the purpose of ICPS (Integrated Child Protection Scheme)?
    • A. 

      To decrease the susceptibility of children in difficult circumstances

    • B. 

      To perk up the health status of children

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 7. 
    In India, this has been observed that poverty is gradually getting concentrated in 6 states. Among the following states, which is not one of the 6 states?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Orissa

    • C. 

      Chhattisgarh

    • D. 

      Uttarakhand

  • 8. 
    Factors responsible for adverse Balance of Payments (BoP) situation of India are?1. Declining foreign investment flows2. Elevated crude oil price3. Falling Rupee exchange rate4. Euro zone crisisChoose the correct code:
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Only 3

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    One consequence of 'youth bulge' in demography is?
    • A. 

      Rise in dependency ratio

    • B. 

      Rise in absolute number of births, even when couples may have fewer children

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 10. 
    What is the cause for a steep decline in population in India as per 1921 census?
    • A. 

      Influenza

    • B. 

      1st world war

    • C. 

      Partition of Bengal

    • D. 

      None of these