Select Aspects Of Indian Economy

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Select Aspects Of Indian Economy

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is India's rank in world population?           
    • A. 

      First.

    • B. 

      Second.

    • C. 

      Third.

    • D. 

      Fourth.

  • 2. 
    The annual addition to India's population is almost equal to the total population of
    • A. 

      Bangladesh.

    • B. 

      Australia.

    • C. 

      Japan.

    • D. 

      China.

  • 3. 
    In which state is the sex ratio most favourable to women?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh.

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh.

    • C. 

      Kerala.

    • D. 

      Karnataka.

  • 4. 
    Which year is known as year of great divide for India's population?
    • A. 

      1991.

    • B. 

      2001.

    • C. 

      1981.

    • D. 

      1921.

  • 5. 
    In which state/union territory is the literacy rate highest?                                                                                                                              
    • A. 

      Delhi.

    • B. 

      Chandigarh.

    • C. 

      Karnataka.

    • D. 

      Kerala.

  • 6. 
    India's passing through _____________ stage of demographic transition.    
    • A. 

      Fourth.

    • B. 

      Third.

    • C. 

      First.

    • D. 

      Second.

  • 7. 
    In the theory of demographic transition in the last stage,     
    • A. 

      Birth rate rises, death rate rises.

    • B. 

      Birth rate rises, death rate falls.

    • C. 

      Birth rate falls, death rate rises.

    • D. 

      Birth rate falls, death rate falls.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?   
    • A. 

      India's population is second largest in the world.

    • B. 

      India is still passing through first stage of demographic transition.

    • C. 

      More people in a country always mean more economic trouble for the country.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    India's present population is
    • A. 

      Between 50-60 crore.

    • B. 

      Between 60-70 crore.

    • C. 

      Between 70-80 crore.

    • D. 

      Above 117 crore.

  • 10. 
    India accommodates nearly __________________ per cent of world's population.
    • A. 

      10.

    • B. 

      50.

    • C. 

      16.7.

    • D. 

      45.

  • 11. 
    Over the years, birth rate in India has________and death rate has__________.       
    • A. 

      Fallen, fallen.

    • B. 

      Risen, fallen.

    • C. 

      Risen, risen.

    • D. 

      Fallen, risen.

  • 12. 
    The birth rate in India is high because of  
    • A. 

      Predominance of agriculture.

    • B. 

      Slow urbanisation.

    • C. 

      High incidence of poverty.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?  
    • A. 

      Gini coefficients are often used for measuring poverty in relative sense.

    • B. 

      When poverty is related to the distribution of income or consumption expenditure, it is absolute poverty.

    • C. 

      In India, we mainly use the concept of relative poverty for measuring poverty.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    Identify the incorrect statement.
    • A. 

      The problems of poverty and unemployment are inter-related.

    • B. 

      The problem of poverty has been solved in India.

    • C. 

      Growing population has also contributed to the problem of poverty in India.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    SJSRY stands for       
    • A. 

      Swaran Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana.

    • B. 

      Shahari Jeewan Sudhar Rashtriya Yojana.

    • C. 

      Sampoorna Jeewan Shahari Rozgar Yojana.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 16. 
    HAS stands for          
    • A. 

      Easy Assistance Scheme.

    • B. 

      Endless Assistance Scheme.

    • C. 

      Employment Assurance Scheme.

    • D. 

      Employment Assessment Scheme.

  • 17. 
     A situation of employment in which a person is apparently employed but his contribution to the production is almost nil is called__________ unemployment.
    • A. 

      Structural.

    • B. 

      Chronic.

    • C. 

      Disguised.

    • D. 

      Cyclical.

  • 18. 
    ___________unemployment may result when some workers are temporarily out of  work while changing job.
    • A. 

      Cyclical.

    • B. 

      Voluntary.

    • C. 

      Frictional.

    • D. 

      Seasonal.

  • 19. 
    According to_____________________ measure, a person is said to be employed for the week even if he is employed only for a day during the week.       
    • A. 

      Usual status.

    • B. 

      Current weekly status.

    • C. 

      Current daily status.

    • D. 

      Current yearly status.

  • 20. 
    ________________ measure estimates the number of persons who may be said to be chronically unemployed.       
    • A. 

      Usual status.

    • B. 

      Current weekly status.

    • C. 

      Current daily status.

    • D. 

      Current yearly status.