MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Housing

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Housing

Alongwith Solutions & Explanations

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Housing for All
(Urban) Mission:

  1. It aims at housing for all by 2022.
  2. All statutory towns as per census 2011 and towns notified subsequently would not be eligible for coverage under the Mission.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban
Livelihoods Mission:

  1. The National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) and National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) have been converged and named as Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY).
  2. The primary target of DAY-NULM is urban poor, including urban homeless and particular emphasis is laid on mobilisation of vulnerable sections of urban population.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act,
2016:

  1. It aims at establishing the Real Estate Regulatory Authority for regulation and promotion of the real estate sector.
  2. Approval procedures for housing and construction projects have been more stringent under the act.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Sustainable Development Goals:

  1. United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in its 68th session adopted 17 goals and 169 targets for the proposed Development Agenda Post-2015 (Millennium Development Goals, MDGs) titled ‘Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs’.
  2. The UN has stated that these goals and targets will be the main basis for integrating SDGs into Post 2015 Development Agenda.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing
and Urban Development:

  1. It was established in December, 2006, subsequent to the first Asia Pacific Ministers’ Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD), held at New Delhi.
  2. India hosts of the permanent secretariat of the APMCHUD.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO):

  1. It is a techno-financial institution engaged in financing and promotion of housing and urban infrastructure projects.
  2. HUDCO has been designated as one of the Central Nodal Agency to channelize the subsidy under CLSS of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Solutions

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1aAll statutory towns as per census 2011 and towns notified subsequently would be eligible for coverage under the Mission.
2c
3aApproval procedures for housing and construction projects have been simplified under the act.
4c
5c
6c

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