ECONOMIC PLANNING IN INDIA GK QUESTIONS SET 3

Eeconomic planning in india

1. In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society ?

 
 
 
 

2. The Second Five Year Plan laid more stress upon:

 
 
 
 

3. The steel plants at Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela were established during the period of: [NDA 1990]

 
 
 
 

4. What is the correct sequence of the following strategies used for Five Year Plans in India?
1. Balanced growth
2. Rehabilitation of the economy
3. Industrial development

 
 
 
 

5. During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest ?

 
 
 
 

6. The objective of self-reliance and zero net foreign aid was declared in :

 
 
 
 

7. Who of the following was the author of the chapter on “Objectives of Planned Development” for the Third Five Year Plan? [IAS 2008]

 
 
 
 

8. In which one of the following five year plans the actual growth performance in India in respect of GDP (at factor cost) was less than the target set? [NDA 2008]

 
 
 
 

9. The 11th Five Year Plan strategy to raise agricultural output envisages which of the following?
1. Greater attention to land reforms.
2. Double the rate of growth of irrigated area.
3. Promote animal husbandry and fishery.
4. Interest free credit to the farmers.

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10. Which of the statements given below is/are correct? [CDS 2008]
1. Food for Work Programme was launched in India during the 10th Five Year Plan.
2. The Planning Commission in India is a constitutional body.

 
 
 
 

11. Who among the following was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission? [CDS 2008]

 
 
 
 

12. Which of the following statements about the Indian Economy is correct? [RBI Grade B Officer 2011]

 
 
 
 

13. Which of the following is NOT a function of the Planning Commission of India? [RBI Grade B Officer 2011]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15. ____ is the ex-officio chairman of Planning Commission and National Development Council.

 
 
 
 

16. Which statement is correct for Indian Planning Commission?

 
 
 
 

17. Which one of the following is a driving force influencing the industrial growth of an economy? [Corporation’ Bank PO 2011]

 
 
 
 

18. Which of the following is/are a/ an indicator of the financial health of a country? [UBI PO 2010]

 
 
 
 

19. In the context of India’s Five Year Plans, a shift in the pattern of industrialization, with lower emphasis on heavy industries and more on infrastructure begins in [IAS 2010]

 
 
 
 

20. The Nehru-Mahalanobis strategy of development guided the planning practice in India from the [CDS 2012]

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following about the ‘Rolling Plan’:
I. A plan for the current year which includes the annual budget
II. A plan for a fixed number of years, say 3, 4 or 5
III. It is revised every year as per requirements of the economy
IV. A perspective plan for 10, 15 or 20 years

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22. A “closed economy” is an economy in which [CSAT 2011]

 
 
 
 

23. In which Plan was the growth rate target exceeded ?

 
 
 
 

24. Put in chronological order the following Special features/objectives of different Five Year Plans as they were first formulated:
1. Mahalanobis strategy
2. Modernisation
3. Removal of Poverty
4. Emphasis on employment generation

 
 
 
 

25. In India, the concepts of “minimum heeds” and “directed anti-poverty programmes” were the innovations of: [CDS 2004]

 
 
 
 

26. During which Plan did prices show a decline?

 
 
 
 

27. Success of 4th plan was obstructed by :

 
 
 
 

 
 
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