History of Development & Planning - Indian Economy General Awareness MCQs | Page-3

21 The concept of Five Year Plans in India was introduced by
A Jawaharlal Nehru
B Indira Gandhi
C Lal Bahadur Shastri
D Morarji Desai

Answer: Option [A]
22 During which five year plan did prices show a decline ?
A First
B Third
C Fifth
D Sixth

Answer: Option [A]
23 Success of 4th plan was obstructed by:
A Problem of Bengal refugees
B War with Pakistan
C Poor monsoon
D All of the above

Answer: Option [D]
24 What is the correct duration of revised 6th National Development Plan ?
A 1974-79
B 1978-83
C 1980-85
D 2013-16

Answer: Option [D]
25 The strategy of Rolling plan was adopted during the Prime Ministership of:
A Indira Gandhi
B Morarji Desai
C Rajiv Gandhi
D Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer: Option [B]
26 The basic feature of the Rolling Plans was that:
A Revision of the achievements of previous year
B No physical targets were visualized
C No financial target except in the term of annual plans was envisaged
D Annual fluctuations in prices and major economic developments could be considered while fixing targets

Answer: Option [D]
27 During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest ?
A First Five Year Plan
B Second Five Year Plan
C Third Five Year Plan
D Fourth Five Year Plan

Answer: Option [D]
28 The first Chairman of the Planning Commission was
A Indira Gandhi
B Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
D Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Answer: Option [C]
29 In which of the Five Year Plan, the weaker sections of the society got priority ?
A Fifth
B Fourth
C Third
D None of these

Answer: Option [A]
30 The growth rate of agricultural production was negative in the:
A First Plan
B Second Plan
C Third Plan
D All of the above

Answer: Option [C]

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