General Knowledge Quiz 210


In which country green revolution was started?
[a] Denmark
[b] Mexico
[c] India
[d] United States of America

Answer: Mexico

National Development Council was formed in -
[a] 1950
[b] 1951
[c] 1952
[d] 1953

Answer: 1952

To which area, priority was given in first five year plan?
[a] agriculture
[b] industry
[c] employment
[d] defense

Answer: Agriculture

The ex-officio chairman of National Development Council is-
[a] Prime Minister
[b] President
[c] Finance Minister
[d] Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission

Answer: Prime Minister

Who wrote the first book on Indian planning 'Planned Economy of India'?
[a] Dadabhai Naoroji
[b] C. F. Andrew
[c] M. Visvesvarayya
[d] P. C. Mahalanobis

Answer: M. Visvesvarayya

IMF forecast for Global Growth in 2013 is ____ %.
[a] 3.6
[b] 4.2
[c] 5.6
[d] 6.0

Answer: 3.6

Which five year plan was also known as 'Industrial and Transport Plan'?
[a] 1st
[b] 2nd
[c] 3rd
[d] 4th

Answer: 2nd

Panchayat Raj System was introduced in ____ under the recommendation of Balwant Rai Mehta Committee.
[a] 1954
[b] 1959
[c] 1961
[d] 1964

Answer: 1959

Who is know as the father of Indian Budget?
[a] B. R. Ambedkar
[b] Jawaharlal Nehru
[c] P. C. Mahalanobis
[d] M. N. Roy

Answer: P. C. Mahalanobis

From which country India has adopted the idea of five year plan?
[a] USA
[b] England
[c] Ireland
[d] Soviet Union

Answer: Soviet Union