MCQs on Govt. Schemes & Policies - 1

1. Which of the following programs aims at the promotion of savings among rural women?

Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
Mahila Samriddhi Yojna
Indira Mahila Yojna
Javhar Rozgar Yojna

2. “Amrut Mahotsav”, part of budget speech of FM, refers to

(a) Celebration for success of white revolution, since India is the world’s largest Milk producer
(b) Celebration on the eve of 75th year of Independence in 2022
(c) Successful cleaning of Himalayan rivers
(d) Launch of Rainbow revolution

3. Allocations for which of the following schemes are part of plan revenue expenditure

2. NFSA (National Food Security Act)
3. Sarva Siksha Abhiyan

(a) 1, 3
(b) 1, 2, 4
(c) 1, 3, 4
(d) All the above

4. Consider the following components of the PURA model of economic development

1. Facilitate road connectivity in villages.
2. Enhancement of electricity in rural areas
3. Establishment of cyber café in villages
4. Construction of hospital in rural areas.

Which of the components given above is/are the major connectivity formulated by the PURA model?

(a) 1 and 4
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

5. With reference to India, consider the following

1. Lead Bank scheme
2. No frill accounts
3. Differential Rate of Interest scheme
4. Teaser loans

Which of the above can be considered as steps taken to achieve “financial inclusion” in India?

(a) 1, 3, 4
(b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 3, 4
(d) All the above

6. The price at which the Government purchases food grains for maintaining the public distribution system and for building up buffer stocks are known as

(a) Minimum Support Prices
(b) Procurement Prices
(c) Issue Prices
(d) Ceiling Prices

7. Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings scheme is designed for _____ ?

(a) high net worth individuals
(b) Individual retail investors
(c) Corporates
(d) Post offices

8. The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) aims to enhance the production of

1. Rice
2. Wheat
3. Fruits
4. Vegetables
5. Pulses
6. Coarse Cereals

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
(b) 1 ,2 and 5 only
(c) 1, 2 ,3 and 5 only
(d) 1 ,2, 5 and 6 only

9.Early childhood education for 3-6 years age group children scheme functions under ?

(a) Sarva Sikhsha Abhyan
(b) Rajiv Gandhi Education Programme
(c) Universalisation of Elementary Education
(d) Sishu Vidya Yojana

10. Bringing Green Revolution to eastern India is a sub scheme of

(a) National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology
(b) National Mission for sustainable agriculture
(c) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
(d) It is not a sub scheme


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