Planning & Economic Development (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Assertion (A): The rate of growth of India's exports has shown an appreciable increase after 1991. [2000]
Reason (R): The Govt. of India has resorted to devaluation.

2. Consider the following items imported by India: [1996]
1. Capital goods
2. Petroleum
3. Pearls and precious stones
4. Chemicals
5. Iron and Steel
The correct sequence of the decreasing order of these items (as per 94-95 figures), in terms of value is:

3. Consider the following actions by the Government: [2010]
1. Cutting the tax rates
2. Increasing the government spending
3. Abolishing the subsidies In the context of economic recession, which of the above actions can be considered a part of the "fiscal stimulus" package?

4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2000]
A. Development Programme
B. National Council
C. Indira Gandhi Institute of
D. World Bank
1. UN India Human Development Report
2. India Development Report
3. World Development Report Development Research
4. Human Development Report

5. Five Year Plan in India is finally approved by: [2002]

6. Which one of the following regions of the world supplies the maximum of our imported commodities (in terms of rupee value)? [1998]

7. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Planning: [2009]
1. The Second Five-Year Plan emphasized on the establishment of heavy industries.
2. The Third Five-Year Plan introduced the concept of import substitution as a strategy for industrialization.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

8. Which one of the following brings out the publication called "Energy Statistics" from time to time? [2009]

9. The Eighth Five Year Plan is different from the earliest ones. The critical difference lies in the fact that: [1996]

10. A rise in 'SENSSEX'means: [2000]

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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