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Economic & Social Issues Quiz for NABARD

1. Consider the following statements regarding UJALA Scheme
A- UJALA- Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All is an energy efficiency scheme to promote efficient lighting.
B- It is implemented by the Electricity Distribution Company and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
      Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Only A
  2. Only B
  3. Both A & B
  4. None of the above
  5. Either A or B

2. ASHA is a trained community health activist acting as interface between community & public healthy system. What is the full form of ASHA?
  1. Accrediated Star Health Activist
  2. Accrediated Social Health Activist
  3. Accrediated Social Health Agent
  4. Approved Star Health Activist
  5. None of these

3. Consider the following statements
  • A) - UJJAWALA Scheme – It is a women Empowerment and Livelihoods Programme in the Mid Gangetic Plains.
  • B) - Swadhar – It caters to primary needs of women in difficult circumstances destitute widows, women prisoners released from jail and without family support, women survivors of natural disasters, trafficked women etc.
  • C) - Priyadarshini Scheme – This Scheme is for Prevention of Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-Integration of Victims of Trafficking for Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
  • D) - Dhanalakshmi Scheme – The objective of this scheme is to provide a set of financial incentives for families to encourage them to retain a girl child, educate her and prevent child marriage.

      Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1.  Only A & C
  2.  Only B & D
  3. Only B
  4.  All are true
  5.  None of the above
4. Consider the following statements regarding Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBPS)
  • A- The scheme is launched to address the issue of decline in CSR in 100 gender critical districts and to provide convergent efforts to ensure survival, protection and education of the girl child.
  • B- Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is launched as a part of the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign.

      Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1.  Only A
  2.  Only B
  3.   None of the above
  4.  Either A or B
  5. Both A & B
5. What is Project Shaksham?
  1. The project is for creation of a new Indirect Tax Network (System Integration) of the CBEC.
  2. Creation of taskforce on Rail Safety
  3. Project aimed at Port Modernisation
  4. Project aimed at IT skilling of different government departments
  5. None of these
6.  Consider the following statements regarding Namami Gange Programme
  • A- It is an integrated Conservation Mission for Ganga Rejuvenation by consolidating the existing ongoing efforts and planning for a concrete action plan for future.
  • B- The programme covers 8 states such as Uttarakhand, U.P, Bihar, W.B, Jharkhand, M.P, Haryana and Delhi.

      Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1.  Only A
  2.  Only B
  3. Either A or B
  4.  Both A & B
  5.  None of the above
7. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana
  • A- It is an outcome based skill certification scheme implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
  • B- The objective is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood.
  • C- The Scheme was launched in 2014.

      Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Only A
  2. All the above
  3. None of the above
  4. Only B
  5. Both A & B
8. Consider the following statements regarding Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)
  • A-  SAGY is a village development project under which each Member of Parliament will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure and improve the standard of living in three villages by 2019.
  • B-  Lok Sabha MP chooses these villages from the constituency he represents and the Rajya Sabha MP chooses it from the state he represent.
  • C-  MPs cannot pick villages which belong to themselves or their spouses

     Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Only A & B
  2. Only B & C
  3. Only C
  4.  All the above
  5.  None of the above
9. Consider the following statements regarding Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
  • A-  To enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed demand based wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
  • B-  Wages are linked to Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers)
  • C-  At least one-third beneficiaries shall be women.
  • D-  Social audit has to be done by the gram sabha atleast once in every 6 months.

    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1.  Only 1 & 4
  2.  Only 1,2 & 3
  3.  Only 1,2 & 4
  4.  All of the above
  5.  None of the above
10.  _____________ is to organize the traditional industries and artisans into clusters to make them competitive and provide support for their long term sustainability by way of enhancing the marketability of products, improving the skills of artisans, making provision for common facilities and strengthening the cluster governance systems.
  1.  IMPRINT
  2.  SWAYAM
  3.  SFURTI
  4.  ASPIRE
  5. None of these
11. Consider the following statements regarding Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
  • A-  It is aimed at the universalisation of elementary education as mandated by the 89th Amendment to the Constitution of India which made free and compulsory education to children between the ages of 6 to 14 as a fundamental right.
  • B-  Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat is one of initiative under SSA.

     Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Only A
  2. Only B
  3. Both A & B
  4. None of the above
  5. Either A or B

Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 3
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 1
  6. 4
  7. 5
  8. 4
  9. 3
  10. 3
  11. 2
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