MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Health & Family Welfare

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Health & Family Welfare

Alongwith Solutions & Explanations

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding National Health Mission:

  1. It has two sub-missions, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the National urban Health Mission (NUHM).
  2. NUHM would cover all state capitals, district headquarters and other cities/towns with a population of 100,000 and above.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Janani Suraksha Yojana:

  1. It aims to reduce maternal mortality among pregnant women by encouraging them to deliver in government health facilities.
  2. Under the scheme, non-cash assistance is provided to eligible pregnant women for giving birth in a government health facility.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram:

  1. It entitles all pregnant women delivering in public health institutions to absolutely free and no expense delivery, including caesarean section.
  2. Sick infants upto one year of age are also eligible for free entitilements under the scheme.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh:

  1. Also known as National Population Stabilisation Fund, it is constituted under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
  2. It is aimed at achieving population stabilisation at a level consistent with the needs of sustainable economic growth, social development and environment protection by 2045.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Demographic scenario of India:

  1. Population growth rate declined from 21.54% in 2001 to 17.64% in 2011.
  2. In absolute terms, more people were added in 2001-11 period as compared to 1991-2001 period.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy:

  1. Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) has been elevated to the status of Ministry of AYUSH.
  2. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs are outside the purview of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q7. Consider the following Statements regarding Sowa Rigpa:

  1. “Sowa-Rigpa” commonly known as Amchi system of medicine or Traditional Tibetan system of medicine is one of the oldest, Living and well documented medical tradition of the world.
  2. It has been recently added to the existing family of AYUSH systems.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1aNUHM would cover all state capitals, district headquarters and other cities/towns with a population of 50,000 and above. Cities and towns with population below 50,000 will continue to be covered under NRHM.
2aUnder the scheme, cash assistance is provided to eligible pregnant women for giving birth in a government health facility.
3c
4c
5aIn absolute terms, less people were added in 2001-11 period as compared to 1991-2001 period.
6aAyurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs are covered under the purview of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
7c

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