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

1. Which one of the following vive years plans recognized human development as the cove of all development efforts? [1995]

2. In the context of governance, consider the following: [2010]
1. Encouraging Foreign Direct Investment inflows
2. Privatization of higher educational Institutions
3. Down-sizing o/bureaucracy
4. Selling/offloading the shares of Public Sector Undertakings
Which of the above can be used as measures to control the fiscal deficit in India?

3. The SEZ Act, 2005 which came, into effect in February 2006 has certain objectives. In this context, consider the following: [2010]
1. Development of infrastructure facilities.
2. Promotion of investment from foreign Sources.
3. Promotion of exports of services only. Which of the above are the objectives of this Act?

4. 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:

5. 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.

6. Inclusive growth as enunciated in the Eleventh Five Year Plan does not include one, of the following: [2010]

7. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): An important policy instrument of economic liberalization is reduction in import duties on capital goods.
Reason (R): Reduction in import duties would help the local entrepreneurs to improve technology to face the global markets.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct? [1996]

8. Economic liberalisation in India started with: [2000]

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

10. The largest source of financing the public sector outlay of the Eighth Five Year Plan comes from: [1995]

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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