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

1. Which of the following come under Non-plan expenditure? [1997]
1. Subsidies
2. Interest payments
3. Defence expenditure
4. Maintenance expenditure for the infrastructure created in the previous plans
Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

2. India-based Neutrino Observatory is included by the Planning Commission as a mega science project under the 11th Five-Year Plan. In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Neutrinos are chargeless elementary particles that travel close to the speed of light.
2. Neutrinos are created, in nuclear reactions of beta decay.
3. Neutrinos have a negligible, but non-zero mass
4. Trillions of Neutrinos pass through human body every second.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

3. A great deal of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to India comes from Mauritius than from many major and mature economies like UK and France. Why? [2010]

4. In the context of Indian economy, consider the following pairs: [2010]
Term Most Appropriate description
1. Melt down Fall in stock prices
2. Recession Fall in growth rate
3. Slowdown Fall in GDP
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

5. Consider the following actions by the Government: [2010]
1. Cutting the tax rates
2. Increasing the government spending
3. Abolishing the subsidies In the context of economic recession, which of the above actions can be considered a part of the "fiscal stimulus" package?

6. Consider the following: [2009]
1. Fringe Benefit Tax
2. Interest Tax
3. Securities Transaction Tax
Which of the above is/are Direct Tax/Taxes?

7. During which Five Year Plan was the Emergency clamped, new elections took place and the Janata Party was elected? [2009]

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

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

10. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Planning: [2009]
1. The Second Five-Year Plan emphasized on the establishment of heavy industries.
2. The Third Five-Year Plan introduced the concept of import substitution as a strategy for industrialization.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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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