Prelims MCQs Quiz 39 : Government Schemes


1. The Kudumbashree program by the Kerala government works in the area of
1. reducing maternal mortality
2. providing micro credit
3. enhancing entrepreneurship
4. providing housing
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 ,3 and 4 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 ,2, and 4 only

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2. The Price stabilization fund will support the procurement of
1. onion
2. groundnut
3. potato
4. rice
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 4 only

Answer & Explanation

3. The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) aims to enhance the production of
1. rice
2. wheat
3. fruits
4. vegetables
5. pulses
6. coarse cereals
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
b) 1 ,2 and 5 only
c) 1, 2 ,3 and 5 only
d) 1 ,2, 5 and 6 only

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4. Which of the following schemes has an impact on women empowerment?
1. ICDS
2. ASIDE
3. Swadhar
4. Ujjawala
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 1 ,3 and 4 only
c) 2 ,3 and 4 only
d) 1 ,2, 3 and 4

Answer & Explanation

5. Bringing Green Revolution to eastern India is a sub scheme of
a) National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology
b) National Mission for sustainable agriculture
c) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
d) it is not a subscheme

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6. With reference to Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Program (AIBP), consider the following statements:
1. AIBP aims to start many new minor irrigation projects.
2. Under AIBP, states are given loans for minor irrigation projects.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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7. Which of the following schemes is/are financed by National Investment Fund
1. JNNURM
2. NREGS
3. AIBP
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only

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8. The objective of the Green energy Corridor is to
a) create special industrial zones which will be powered by renewable energy.
b) fund geothermal based energy projects.
c) facilitate the flow of renewable energy into the national power grid.
d) none of the above.

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9. With reference to Special Economic Zone (SEZ), consider the following statements :
1. SEZs have full freedom for subcontracting.
2. They are exempted from routine examination by custom authorities.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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10. The objective of the recently launched scheme HRIDAY is to
a) provide subsidized treatments to heart patients
b) fund medical facilities in rural areas.
c) make urban people aware about lifestyle diseases.
d) preserve cultural heritage sites.

Answer & Explanation

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