SSC economy quiz 8 September 22, 2018 September 22, 2018 Please enter your email: 1. Poverty Gap is : the difference between poverty line and actual income levels of all those living below that line gap in infrastructural facilities between developed and developing nations gap between developed nations and developing nations gap between the rich and the poor 2. DWCRA stands for: Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas All of the above Development and Welfare of Catchment Rural Areas Direct Welfare of Children in Rural Areas 3. Among the following who are eligible to benefit from the “Mahatma Gandhi National Adult members of any household Adult members of only the scheduled Caste and scheduled tribe households Adult members of below poverty line (BPL) households Adult members of households of all backward communities 4. Absolute Poverty means: poverty in terms of the basic minimum calorie requirements poverty in terms of the prevailing price level poverty in terms of the absolute level of unemployment poverty in terms of absolute number of people 5. What is the main objective of Antyodaya programme? Uplift the landless labour Uplift the urban poor Uplift the farmer Uplift the poor 6. Which one of the following statements is not correct? Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has scheme in which indigent people living in welfare institutions like orphanges are given 15 kg of food grains per person per month at BPL rates Under the Targeted Public Distribution System, the families Below Poverty Line are provided 50 kg. of food grains per month per family at subsidised price Ministry of Human Resource Development gives financial support to Mid-Day Meal Scheme for the benefit of class I to V students in Government or Government aided Schools Under Annapurna Scheme, indigent senior citizens of 65 years of age or above eligible for National Old Age Pension but not getting pension can get 10 kg of food grains per person per month free of cost 7. Which Committee’s recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in Lakdawala Committee Chelliah Committee Chakravorty Committee Dutt Committee 8. The Food For Work programme was renamed as: Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) Jawahar Rozgar Yojana (JRY) Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) 9. Which one of the following is a revamp of the Integrated Rural Development Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana National Social Assistance Programme Community-based Pro-poor Initiative 10. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana aims at: generating employment in the rural areas meeting rural needs like Primary education; health care, drinking water, housing, rural roads strengthening the Panchayati Raj System in rural areas alleviating poverty micro-enterprises Loading … Question 1 of 10 Share this:WhatsAppTelegramTweet Related
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