History of Development and Planning - Indian Economy General Awareness Objective Questions and Answers

11 In which one of the following Five Year Plans the actual growth performance in India in respect of GDP (at factor cost) was less than the target set ?
A Sixth Five Year Plan
B Seventh Five Year Plan
C Eighth Five Year Plan
D Ninth Five Year Plan

Answer: Option [D]
12 The Second Five Year Plan laid more stress upon:
A Industrialisation
B Removing poverty
C Self-reliance
D Agriculture

Answer: Option [A]
13 A rolling plan is a plan for:
A One year
B Two years
C Three years
D Five years

Answer: Option [A]
14 Rolling plan was designed for the period:
A 1974-79
B 1978-83
C 1980-85
D 1985-90

Answer: Option [B]
15 The main objective of First Five-Year Plan was:
A Self-reliance
B Industrial growth
C Economic growth
D Development of agriculture including irrigation and power projects

Answer: Option [D]
16 Major percentage of working population of India is engaged in:
A tertiary sector
B secondary sector
C private sector
D public sector

Answer: Option [C]
17 Planning in India derives its objectives from:
A Preamble
B Fundamental Duties
C Fundamental Rights
D Directive Principles of State policy

Answer: Option [D]
18 Economic Planning is a subject defined in which of the following lists:
A In the State List
B In the Union List
C In the Concurrent List
D Unspecified in any special List

Answer: Option [C]
19 The contribution of agriculture to India’s economy is:
A Constant
B Increasing
C Decreasing
D None of these

Answer: Option [C]
20 India opted for ‘Mixed Economy’ in:
A Framing of the Constitution
B Industrial Policy of 1948
C Second Five Year Plan
D None of the above

Answer: Option [B]

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