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

1. 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?

2. 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]

3. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): An important policy instrument of economic liberalization is reduction in import duties on capital goods.
Reason (R): Reduction in import duties would help the local entrepreneurs to improve technology to face the global markets.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct? [1996]

4. The planning process is the industries sector in India has assumed a relatively less important position in the nineties as compared to that in the earlier period. Which one of the following is not true in this regard? [1999]

5. The SEZ Act, 2005 which came, into effect in February 2006 has certain objectives. In this context, consider the following: [2010]
1. Development of infrastructure facilities.
2. Promotion of investment from foreign Sources.
3. Promotion of exports of services only. Which of the above are the objectives of this Act?

6. Five Year Plan in India is finally approved by: [2002]

7. What is the annual rate aimed at in the Eighth Five Year Plan? [1995]

8. Which of the following are among the non-plan expenditures of the Government of India? [1995]
1. Defence expenditure
2. Subsidies
3. All expenditures linked with the previous plan periods
4. Interest payment Codes:

9. Which one at the following is responsible for the preparation and presentation of Union Budget to the Parliament? [2010]

10. A rise in 'SENSSEX'means: [2000]

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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