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Poverty & Unemployment - General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions with Answers | Page-2

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11 Unemployment which occurs when workers move from one job to another job is known as:
A Cyclical unemployment
B Seasonal unemployment
C Technological unemployment
D Frictional unemployment

Answer: Option [D]
12 Unemployment in a developing country generally takes place due to:
A Natural disasters
B Lack of effective demand
C Lack of complementary factors of production
D Switch over from one job to another

Answer: Option [C]
13 The Food For Work Programme was later renamed as:
A Jawahar Rozgar Yojana (JRY)
B National Rural Employment Programme (NREP)
C Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP)
D Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP)

Answer: Option [B]
14 Swarnajayantri Gram Swarozgar Yojana launched in:
A April 1999
B April 1997
C April 1995
D April 1993

Answer: Option [A]
15 The Swarna Jayanti Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) has been renamed as:
A Gramin Bhandaran Yojana
B Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
C Integrated Rural Development Program
D National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).

Answer: Option [D]
16 Under Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS), the benefits are available to the people having minimum age of ......
A 55 Years
B 60 Years
C 65 Years
D 70 Years

Answer: Option [C]
17 Full form of DWCRA:
A Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas
B Direct Welfare of Children in Rural Areas
C Development and Welfare of Catchment Rural Areas
D None of the above

Answer: Option [A]
18 The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which of the following schemes ?
A Rural Health Mission
B Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
C Jeevan Sathi Yojana
D Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme

Answer: Option [C]
19 Among the following the eligible beneficiary of the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act” are:
A Adult members of any household
B Adult members of households of all backward communities
C Adult members of below poverty line (BPL) households
D Adult members of only the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe households

Answer: Option [A]
20 Indian’s wage policy is based on:
A Savings
B Productivity
C Cost of living
D Standard of living

Answer: Option [C]

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