MCQs Based on Government Schemes 2017

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Based on Important Government Schemes 2017

(Relevant for UPSC Civil Services & Other Competitive Examinations)

Questions Based on Government Schemes is one of the key area of UPSC Civil Services Examination especially in Preliminary Stage of Examination. The following questions will cover all the important government schemes (2017) comprehensively for UPSC Civil Services/IAS and other competitive exams.

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Q1. Which of following is correct difference between Central Sector Schemes & Centrally Sponsored Schemes?

  1. Central sector schemes are 100% funded by the Union government and implemented by the Central Government machinery. In Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) a certain percentage of the funding is borne by the States and the implementation is by the State Governments.
  2. Centrally sponsored schemes are mainly formulated on subjects from the Union List. Central Sector Schemes are formulated in subjects from the State List to encourage States to prioritise in areas that require more attention.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

  1. It is to provide comprehensive insurance coverage against crop loss.
  2. It is compulsory for farmers availing crop loans for notified crops in notified areas and voluntary for non-loanee farmers
  3. Non preventable localised climate linked risks alongwith Post Harvest risks are also covered
  4. The scheme will employ Remote Sensing Technology, Smart phones & Drones for quick estimation of crop losses to ensure early settlement of claims.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 3

b. Only 2 & 4

c. All

d. None of the above

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding Soil Health Card Scheme

  1. It gives crop-wise recommendation of appropriate dosage of fertilizers and nutrients.
  2. It will be provided once in 2 years.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

  1. It is to promote organic farming.
  2. It will be implemented in a cluster based approach and farmers will be funded to meet the expenditure from farm to market.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

 

Q5. Consider the following statements regarding Electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)

  1. It is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to
    create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
  2. it is connected to a physical market (mandi) at the back end and promotes genuine price discovery.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q6. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana

  1. It is formulated by amalgamating ongoing schemes – Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP), Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) and On Farm Water Management (OFWM).
  2. It will be implemented in a decentralised manner through State Irrigation Plan and District Irrigation Plan.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q7. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)

  1. It incentives states to enhance investments in Agriculture and Allied sectors to achieve
    4% growth rate.
  2. Various Sub-schemes include Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI), Saffrom Mission, Bee Keeping etc.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q8. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  1. It is launched for conservation and development of indigenous breeds in a
    focused and scientific manner.
  2. It is being implemented under under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q9. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana

  1. Its objective is to make available quality generic medicines at affordable prices to all,
    especially the poor, throughout the country, through outlets known as Jan Aushadhi
    Stores (JASs).
  2. Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementing agency which will provide
    one-time assistance in furnishing and establishment costs of the outlet.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q10. Consider the following statements regarding Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN

  1. It offers concessions to the airlines to encourage them to fly on regional routes.
  2. Airports Authority of India (AAI) is the implementing agency.
  3. A Regional Connectivity Fund (RCF) will be created to subsidise operations.
  4. Viability Gap Funding (VGF) will be provided to the selected airline operators
    from RCF

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1,3 & 4

b. Only 2,3 & 4

c. only 1 & 2

d. All are correct

Q11. Consider the following statements regarding Start Up India Scheme

  1. It aims at fostering entrepreneurship and promoting innovation by creating an ecosystem
    that is conducive for growth of Start-ups.
  2. According to the scheme, a start up is an entity that is head quartered in India which was
    opened less than five years ago and has an annual turnover less than 25 crore.
  3. Rural India’s version of Start up India was named the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Swaniyojan Yojana.
  4. Tax exemption to start ups for 10 years & other concessions will be provided under the scheme.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1,2 & 3

b. Only 2 & 4

c. All are correct

d. None of the above

Q12. Consider the following statements regarding National Optical Fibre Network

  1. It is to provide broadband connectivity to over two lakhs Gram Panchayats through optical fibre network.
  2. Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) is the special purpose vehicle created as a PSU for execution of NOFN.
  3. It is funded by Universal Service Obligation Fund.
  4. It is under the Digital India program.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1,2 & 3

b. Only 2 & 4

c. All are correct

d. None of the above

Q13. Consider the following statements regarding National Food Security Act, 2013

  1. It aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India’s population
    i.e 75% in rural areas and 50% in urban areas under rights based approach.
  2. It is under Ministry of Agriculture.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q14. Consider the following statements regarding Antyodaya Anna Yojana

  1. The scheme aims to make Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) more focused and
    targeted towards the poorest section of
  2.  The beneficiaries under Antyodaya Anna Yojana will stop receiving the 35 Kg per household per month at same rates, once covered in National Food Security Act.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q15. Consider the following statements regarding Project Mausam

  1. It aims to understand how the knowledge and manipulation of the monsoon winds has
    shaped interactions across the Indian Ocean
  2. Archaeological Society of India (ASI) is the nodal agency and Indira Gandhi National
    Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) is its Research Unit under Project Mausam

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q16. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana

  1. It will provide loans from public sector, regional, rural, State and urban cooperative banks
    to farm as well as non-farm income generating enterprises.
  2. PMMY can be availed under three categories — Shishu, which will cover loans up to Rs.
    50,000; Kishor for loans above Rs. 50,000 and up to Rs.5 lakh; Tarun for loans above
    Rs.5 lakh and up to Rs.10 lakh.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q17. Consider the following statements regarding Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC)

  1. It is a levy/tax imposed by the Union Government on all services, which are liable to service
    tax, at the rate of 0.5% for financing improvement of agriculture and welfare of farmers.
  2. The proceeds will be kept out of the Consolidated Fund of India and the Central
    Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament, utilise the money for such
    specified purposes as it may consider necessary.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q18. Consider the following statements regarding Gold Monetisation Scheme

  1. It is a gold savings account which will earn interest for the gold that you deposit in it.
  2. Deposited gold can be in any physical form – jewellery, coins or bars.
  3. The long-term objective is to reduce the country’s reliance on the import of gold to meet
    domestic demand.
  4. The scheme will also help in mobilizing the large amount of gold lying as an idle asset
    with households.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 4

b. Only 2 & 4

c. 2,3 & 4

d. All

Q19. Consider the following statements regarding Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY)

  1. AABY is a Government of India Social Security Scheme administered through Life
    Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  2. It provides Death and Disability cover to persons between the age group of 18 yrs to 59 yrs.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q20. Consider the following statements regarding  Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

  1. It is aimed at providing accidental insurance cover at an highly affordable premium of Rs.12 per year.
  2. The Scheme will be available to people in the age group 18 to 70 years with a savings bank
    account.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q21. Consider the following statements regarding Atal Pension Yojana (APY)

  1. It is open to all bank account holders who are not members of any statutory social security
    scheme.
  2. It mainly targets on organised sector workers.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q22. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)

  1. It offers coverage for death due to any reason and is available to people in the age group
    of 18 to 50 years
  2. Eligible persons can join the scheme after giving self-certification of good health.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q23. Consider the following statements regarding Stand Up India Scheme

  1. It is to promote entrepreneurship among Scheduled Caste/Schedule Tribe and Women.
  2. The schemes provides for composite loans by banks for setting up a new enterprise in the non-farm sector.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q24. Consider the following statements regarding Janani Suraksha Yojana

  1. The objective of the JSY is to reduce maternal and infant mortality by promoting
    institutional delivery among pregnant women by providing conditional cash assistance.
  2. There is no bar on age of mother, number of children or type of institution i.e a government
    or accredited private health facility.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q25. Consider the following statements regarding Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)

  1. The scheme entitles all pregnant women delivering in public health institutions to an absolutely free and no expense delivery except C- section.
  2. Entitlements include free drugs and consumables etc for mother as well as sick new born till 30 days after birth.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q26. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

  1. It is a centrally sponsored health insurance scheme designed to target Below Poverty Line
    (BPL) households and unorganized workers.
  2. The beneficiaries are entitled to hospitalization coverage up to Rs. 30,000/- per annum
    on family floater basis i.e can be utilised by any family member.
  3. The scheme is under the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 2

b. Only 2 & 3

c. All

d. None of the above

Q27. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN)

  1. It aims to provide financial assistance to BPL patients, who are suffering from major life
    threatening diseases, to receive medical treatment at any of the 13 listed super specialty
    institutes or government hospitals.
  2. The financial assistance to such patients is provided in the form of ‘one-time grant’,

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q28. Consider the following statements regarding Mission Indradhanush

  1. The campaign is part of the Universal Immunisation Programme by 2020 and aims to cover all those children by 2020 who are either unvaccinated, or are partially vaccinated against seven vaccine preventable diseases.
  2. It includes diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q29. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

  1. Under the scheme, the pregnant ladies who are in 2nd/3rd trimesters will be given
    free health check-up and required treatment for free every month.
  2. The health check-up includes a minimum package of prenatal care/antenatal care
    services i.e care given during pregnancy and medicines such as IFA supplements, calcium
    supplements etc would be provided to all pregnant women.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q30. Apart from diseases covered under Mission Indradhanush, which diseases also form part of Universal Immunization Programme?

a. poliomyelitis

b. diarrhoea

c. Japanese Encephalitis

d. All of the above

Q31. Consider the following statements regarding FAME India Scheme

  1. FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles
    in India] was launched with the objective to support hybrid/electric vehicles market
    development and Manufacturing eco-system.
  2. The FAME India Scheme is aimed at incentivising 2 Wheeler electric segment only.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q32. Consider the following statements regarding Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)

  1. It is a Mission Mode Project (MMP) under the National e-Governance Plan of Govt. of India.
  2. A nationwide networked infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled state-of-the-art tracking
    system around “investigation of crime and detection of criminals” will be created to
    automate police functions at police Station and higher levels.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q33. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Housing for All (URBAN)

  1. It envisions Housing for All by 2019 and it subsumed Rajiv Awas Yojana and Rajiv Rinn
    Yojana.
  2. It covers all 4041 statutory towns as per Census 2011

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q34. Consider the following statements regarding Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY)

  1. It replaces the existing Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) and also subsumes NRLM & NULM
  2. It focuses on organizing urban poor in their strong grassroots level institutions, creating
    opportunities for skill development and helping them to set up self-employment venture
    by ensuring easy access to credit.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q35. Consider the following statements regarding Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)

  1. It aims at integrated development of slums through projects for providing shelter, basic
    services and other related civic amenities with a view to providing utilities to the urban
    poor.
  2. It has two components – Basic Services for Urban poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing
    and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP).

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q36. Consider the following statements regarding Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

  1. It is aimed at the universalisation of elementary education as mandated by the 89th
    Amendment to the Constitution of India which made free and compulsory education to
    children between the ages of 6 to 14 as a fundamental right.
  2. Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat is one of initiative under SSA.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q37. Consider the following statements regarding Global Initiative Of Academic Networks (GIAN)

  1. It is an initiative aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientist and entrepreneurs
    internationally by collaborating Indian institutes of Higher Education in India with Foreign
    academics.
  2. It is to augment the country’s existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality
    reform and elevate the scientific and technological capacity to global excellence.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q38. ______________ is an IIT and IISc joint initiative to develop a roadmap for research to solve major engineering and technology challenges in technology domains relevant to India.

a. IMPRINT

b. SWAYAM

c. SFURTI

d. ASPIRE

Q39. ____________ is an indigenous IT platform for hosting the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

a. IMPRINT

b. SWAYAM

c. SFURTI

d. ASPIRE

Q40. Consider the following statements regarding Unnat Bharat

  1. It is aimed at providing rural India with professional resource support from institutes of
    higher education
  2. Connecting institutions of higher education, including IITs, NITs and Indian Institutes
    of Science Education & Research (IISERs) etc. with local communities will address the
    development challenges through appropriate technologies.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q41. Consider the following statements regarding Universal Account Number (UAN) for Employee Provident Fund (EPF)

  1. An UAN is allotted to EPF subscribers to make Provident Fund account more portable
    and universally accessible by centrally compiling & digitizing their information.
  2. The portability of the Social Security Benefits to the labour of organised sector across
    the jobs and geographic areas will be ensured.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q42. Consider the following statements

  1. Swavalamban is a campaign which aims to bring banking services to large rural areas.
  2. Swabhiman is a contributory pension scheme under NPS regulated by PFRDA.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q43.  _______________ is launched with an objective to set up a network of technology centers,
incubation centres to accelerate entrepreneurship and also to promote start-ups for
innovation and entrepreneurship in rural and agriculture based industry.

a. IMPRINT

b. SWAYAM

c. SFURTI

d. ASPIRE

Q44. _____________ is to organize the traditional industries and artisans into clusters to make them
competitive and provide support for their long term sustainability by way of enhancing the
marketability of products, improving the skills of artisans, making provision for common
facilities and strengthening the cluster governance systems.

a. IMPRINT

b. SWAYAM

c. SFURTI

d. ASPIRE

Q45. Consider the following statements regarding Nai Manzil

  1. It aims to engage constructively with Poor Minority youth and help them obtain sustainable and gainful employment opportunities.
  2. Integrated Skill Training is being provided to the youth in market driven skills.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q46. Consider the following statements regarding Nai Roshni

  1. It is a scheme for leadership development among Minority Women.
  2. The objective is to empower and instil confidence among minority women by providing
    knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with Government systems, banks and
    other institutions at all levels.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q47. Consider the following statements regarding Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS)

  1. MANAS is a skill development architecture for imparting training to the minority population, for
    skills that are currently in demand.
  2. It will also provide concessional credit for minority community after meeting their Skilling
    Needs for expanding their existing businesses and setting up new businesses.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q48. Consider the following statements regarding Hunar Haat

  1. Hunar Haat (Skill Haat) is an exhibition of handicrafts, embroidery etc made by the
    artisans from the Minority Communities organized by the Ministry of Culture.
  2. They will be provided free of cost stall, the arrangements for their transport and their
    daily expenses.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q49. Consider the following statements regarding USTAAD

  1. Upgrading the Skills in Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTAAD) is
    a 100% central sector scheme.
  2. Under the Scheme, skill development programme will be provided for all important
    traditional arts/crafts being practiced by minority communities, for their development
    and market linkages.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q50. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana

  1. This Scheme aims to provide free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households by
    providing financial support.
  2. The identification of eligible BPL families will be made in consultation with the State
    Governments and the Union Territories based on the socio-economic and caste census
    data.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q51. Consider the following statements regarding Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)

  1. It is the flagship programme of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy to provide 24X7 power supply to rural areas.
  2. It focuses on feeder separation (rural households & agricultural) and strengthening of subtransmission & distribution infrastructure including metering at all levels in rural areas.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q52. Consider the following statements regarding Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP):

  1. It is a scheme implemented by Ministry of Power.
  2. It aims to provide basic lighting through Renewable Energy Sources in un-electrified villages and hamlets of electrified census villages

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q53. Consider the following statements regarding UJALA Scheme

  1. UJALA – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All is an energy efficiency scheme to promote
    efficient lighting.
  2. It is implemented by the Electricity Distribution Company and Energy Efficiency Services
    Limited (EESL).

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q54. Consider the following statements regarding Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)

  1. It is to provide financial and operational turnaround of power distribution companies and
    aims at long term affordable and accessible 24×7 power supply to all.
  2. Government of India will not include the debt taken over by the states as per the above
    scheme.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q55. Consider the following statements regarding Bharatmala

  1. It is an umbrella program that will subsume unfinished parts of National Highway
    Development Program (NHDP).
  2. It also focus on the new initiatives like development of Border and International
    connectivity roads, Coastal & port connectivity roads, National Corridors Efficiency
    improvements, Economic corridors development and others.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q56. Consider the following statements regarding Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana – NRLM

  1. It aims at creating efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor, enabling
    them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and
    improved access to financial services.
  2. The Scheme is assisted by investment from World Bank.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q57. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin

  1. It replaces Indira Awas Yojana (IAY).
  2. Beneficiaries of the rural houses would be chosen according to data taken from the Socio-
    Economic Caste Census of 2011

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q58. Consider the following statements regarding National Rurban Mission (NRuM)

  1. NRuM is also called as Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Rurban mission and aimed at
    strengthening rural areas by provisioning of economic, social and physical infrastructure
    facilities.
  2. The objective is to stimulate local economic development, enhance basic services, and
    create well planned Rurban clusters i.e Smart Villages.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q59. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

  1. The target year of achieving 100% rural road connectivity under PMGSY is 2019.
  2. PMGSY is aimed at providing all-weather road connectivity to unconnected habitations.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q60. Consider the following statements regarding Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

  1. To enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed
    demand based wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult
    members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
  2. Wages are linked to Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers)
  3. At least one-third beneficiaries shall be women.
  4. Social audit has to be done by the gram sabha atleast once in every 6 months.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 4

b. Only 1,2 & 3

c. Only 1,2 & 4

d. All of the above

Q61. Consider the following statements regarding Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)

  1. SAGY is a village development project under which each Member of Parliament will take
    the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure and improve the
    standard of living in three villages by 2019.
  2. Lok Sabha MP chooses these villages from the constituency he represents and the Rajya
    Sabha MP chooses it from the state he represent.
  3. MPs cannot pick villages which belong to themselves or their spouses

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 2

b. Only 2 & 3

c. All

d. None of the above

Q62. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana

  1. It is an outcome based skill certification scheme implemented by National Skill Development
    Corporation (NSDC).
  2. The objective is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant
    skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q63. Consider the following statements regarding Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan

  1. It is a nation-wide campaign for achieving universal accessibility for PwDs (Persons with Diabilities).
  2. It is in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) to which India is not a signatory.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q64. Consider the following statements regarding Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

  1. This scheme is a new avatar of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
    (JNNURM).
  2. It proposes to increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well
    maintained open and reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing
    facilities.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q65. Consider the following statements regarding Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM)

  1. SBM is being implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development in Urban areas and by
    the Ministry of Rural Development in Rural areas.
  2. The Mission will be in force till 2nd October 2019.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q66. Consider the following statements regarding Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP)

  1. AIBP was launched to give loan assistance to the States to help them complete some
    of the incomplete major/medium irrigation projects.
  2. Later, Central Loan Assistance under AIBP could also be extended to minor surface
    irrigation projects of special category states.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q67. Consider the following statements regarding Namami Gange Programme

  1. It is an integrated Conservation Mission for Ganga Rejuvenation by consolidating the
    existing ongoing efforts and planning for a concrete action plan for future.
  2. The programme covers 8 states such as Uttarakhand, U.P, Bihar, W.B, Jharkhand, M.P,
    Haryana and Delhi.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q68. Consider the following statements regarding Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

  1. ICDS is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by state governments and union
    territories.
  2. It aims at providing supplementary nutrition, immunization and pre-school education
    to the children.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q69. Consider the following statements

  1. SAKSHAM is a centrally sponsored scheme to empower adolescent girls.
  2. SABLA is a centrally sponsored scheme to empower adolescent boys.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q70. Consider the following statements regarding Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBPS)

  1. The scheme is launched to address the issue of decline in CSR in 100 gender critical
    districts and to provide convergent efforts to ensure survival, protection and education
    of the girl child.
  2. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is launched as a part of the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q71. Consider the following statements

  1. UJJAWALA Scheme – .It is a women Empowerment and Livelihoods Programme in the Mid Gangetic Plains
  2. Swadhar – caters to primary needs of women in difficult circumstances destitute widows, women prisoners released from jail and without family support, women survivors of natural disasters, trafficked women etc.
  3. Priyadarshini Scheme – Scheme for Prevention of Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and
    Re-Integration of Victims of Trafficking for Commercial Sexual Exploitation
  4. Dhanalakshmi Scheme – The objective of the scheme is to provide a set of financial incentives for families to encourage them to retain a girl child, educate her and prevent child marriage.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1 & 3

b. Only 2 & 4

c. All are true

d. None of the above

Q72. Consider the following statements regarding Swachh Swasth Sarvatra

  1. It is an inter-ministerial joint initiative between the Ministry of Drinking Water and
    Sanitation and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to achieve open defecation free India by 2019.
  2. It leverages achievements of two complementary programmes – Swachh Bharat Mission
    (SBM) and Kayakalp – of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Ministry of
    Health and Family & Welfare, respectively.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q73. Which of the following schemes aim at export promotion:

  1. Niryat Bandhu Scheme
  2. Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) & Service Export from India Scheme (SEIS)
  3. Focus Market Scheme & Focus Product Scheme
  4. Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana

a. Only 1,2 & 3

b. Only 2 & 4

c. All

d. None of the above

Q74 What is the focus of Jalmani Program

a. provide value and quality addition to the ongoing Rural Drinking Water Supply

b. Protection of dolphins

c. Sanitation in rural areas

d. Irrigation in rural agro fields

Q75. What are the benefits of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme over holding physical Gold?

  1. The risks and costs of storage of physical gold are eliminated.
  2. Investors are assured of the market value of gold at the time of maturity and periodical
    interest.

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

Q76. Which authority regulates NPS?

a. PFRDA

b. Deptt of Labour Welfare

c. SEBI

d. RBI

Q77 What is Project Shaksham?

a. The project is for creation of a New Indirect Tax Network (System Integration) of the Central
Board of Excise and Customs.

b. Creation of taskforce on Rail Safety

c. Project aimed at Port Modernisation

d. Project aimed at IT skilling of different government departments

Q78 Which of following is not one of the objective of National Health Mission.

a. Reduce MMR to 1/1000 live births

b. Reduce IMR to 25/1000 live births

c. Reduce TFR to 2.1

d. All are objetives

Q79. ASHA is a trained community health activist acting as interface between community & public health systems. What is full form of ASHA?

a. Accrediated Star Health Activist

b. Accrediated Social Health Activist

c. Accrediated Social Health Agent

d. Appoved Social Health Activist

Q80. Consider the following statemts regarding Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

  1. It will be an Innovation Promotion Platform involving academics, entrepreneurs, and
    researchers drawing upon national and international experiences to foster a culture of
    innovation, R&D in India.
  2. The platform will also promote a network of world-class innovation hubs and grand
    challenges for India.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 & 2

d. None of the above

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  1. Budget 2017 at a Glance
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