Economics Multiple Choice Questions


Q61. Public Distribution System is aimed at     [MPPCS (Pre) 2008]

(A) providing food security to the poor
(B) to prevent hoarding and black marketing
(C) to prevent overcharging by traders
(D) All of the above

Ans:(D) All of the above

Q62. In India, which of the following have the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activities?     [UPSC (Pre) 2011 HPPSC (Pre) 2014]

(A) Commercial Banks
(B) Micro Finance Institution
(C) Regional Rural Banks
(D) Co-operative Banks

Ans:(A) Commercial Banks


Q63. Which among the following is providing least institutional credit to agriculture and allied activities in recent years?    [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Commercial Banks
(B) Foreign Private Banks
(C) Co-operative Banks
(D) Regional Rural Banks

Ans:(B) Foreign Private Banks


Q64. Some time back, the Government of India, decided to delicense ‘White goods industry’. White goods includes    [UPSC (Pre) 1998]

(A) stainless steel and aluminium utensils
(B) milk and milk products
(C) items purchased for conspicuous consumption
(D) soaps, detergents and other mass consumption goods

Ans:(C) items purchased for conspicuous consumption


Q65. Small Scale and Cottage Industries are important because    [RAS (Pre) 2000]

(A) they provide more employment
(B) Government helps them
(C) they are traditional
(D) management is easy

Ans:(A) they provide more employment


Q66. Which one of the following is theobjective of National Renewal Fund?     [UPSC (Pre) 1999]

(A) To safeguard the interests of who may be affected by technological upgradation of industry or closure of sick units
(B) To develop core sectors of the economy
(C) For the development of infrastructure such as energy, transport, communications and irrigation
(D) For human resource development such as full literacy, employment, population control, housing and drinking water

Ans:(A) To safeguard the interests of who may be affected by technological upgradation of industry or closure of sick units


Q67. Which one of the following led the Malegam committee to recommend for interest rate cap for micro-finance institutions?     [HPPSC (Pre) 2010]

(A) Promoters of micro-finance institution growing rich
(B) High interest rate
(C) Small loans offered to microenterprises
(D) Borrowers stopped repaying loans

Ans:(B) High interest rate


Q68. RBI has set up a committee to study and give suggestion on the microfinance sector. It’s chairman was    [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]

(A) Y.H. Malegam
(B) Abid Hussain
(C) Bimal Jalan
(D) Rakesh Mohan

Ans:(A) Y.H. Malegam


Q69. Which one of the following committees recommended the abolition of reservation of items for the Small Scale Sectors in industry?    [UPSC (Pre) 2002]

(A) Abid Hussain Committee
(B) Narsimhan Committee
(C) Nayak Committee
(D) Rakesh Mohan Committee

Ans:(A) Abid Hussain Committee


Q70. The Meera Seth Committee was concerned with    [UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

(A) development of handlooms
(B) gender bias in employment
(C) the abolition of the child labour
(D) the welfare of the working women

Ans:(A) development of handlooms

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