MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Education

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Education

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Mid day Meal Scheme:

  1. The Mid Day Meal Scheme covers children of classes I-V studying in government local bodies, government aided schools, special training centres (STC) and madarsasmaqtabs supported under Sarva Shikha Abhiyan (SSA).
  2. The cooking cost is shared between the Centre and the state in the ratio of 60:40 for non-NER states, 100 per cent for UTs and 90:10 for NER states and 3 Himalayan States.
  3. Tithi Bhojan is a concept designed to ensure greater public participating under the Mid Day Meal Programme being followed in Gujarat.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only.

Q2. Which of the following measures have been taken to promote girl education:

  1. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas
  2. Gender Atlas
  3. ‘Swachh Bharat: Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only.

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding New Initiatives in education promotion:

  1. Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan was launched in July 2015, to motivate and encourage children of the age-group 6-18 years, in science, mathematics and technology.
  2. Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat (PBBB) was launched as sub-programme of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan in 2014 to ensure quality at the foundational years of schooling i.e., classes I and II.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Education Programmes:

Programme/SchemeFocus
1. Unnat Bharat Abhiyaanconnect institutes of higher education (IIT, NIT etc.) with local communities.
2. SAKSHAMScholarship for Differently-Abled Children to pursue technical education.
3. Ishan Udayspecial scholarship scheme for students of north east region
4. Ishan Vikasbring selected college and school students from the north eastern states into close contact with IITs, NITs and IISERs

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1, 2 & 3 only
b) 2 & 4 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding education programmes of govt.

Programme/SchemeFocus
1Udaanenhance the enrolment of girl students in prestigious technical education institutions
2Saakshar BharatAdult education with focus on women literacy
3PragatiICT programme to provide mobile access to parents of students of government and government aided schools regarding progress of students
4Shaala DarpanScholarships for Girl Child for Technical education

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1, 2 & 3 only
b) 2 & 4 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 2 only

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding Global Initiative for Academic Network (GIAN):

  1. It aims at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of higher education in India.
  2. It is proposed to initiate the program under collaboration with various countries.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q7. Consider the following Statements regarding Copyright:

  1. Certificate of registration of copyright serve as prima facie evidence in a court of law with reference to dispute relating to ownership of copyright.
  2. Copyright Office, headed by the Registrar of Copyright, functions under the administrative control of the Department of Higher Education.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q8. Which of following works is eligible for copyright registration:

  1. original literary, software, musical, and artistic works
  2. cinematographic films
  3. sound recording

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only.

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1bThe Mid Day Meal Scheme covers children of classes I-VIII. Tithi Bhojan – In order to bring in greater community participation, local communities are encouraged to celebrate important family events viz., birth of a child, success in exams, inauguration of new house, etc., by contributing to the mid day meal served in the local schools.
2cKasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas – residential upper primary schools for girls

Gender Atlas – uses geographical representation and numeric data at state, district and block levels and gives information on key indicators for girls education

‘Swachh Bharat: Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative: construction of toilets for girls

3c
4c
5d3 & 4 are interchanged
6c
7cCopyright comes into existence as soon as a work is created and no formality is required to be
completed for acquiring it.
8c

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