Practice Quiz :- 27

1. Who is known as the ‘Father of White Revolution’?
a) V Kurien
b) MS Swaminathan
c) JP Narayan
d) Baba Amte

Ans.a) V Kurien

2. Who was the chief architect of Green Revolution that significantly improved the agricultural yield in the country?
a) MS Swaminathan
b) VR Krisha Aiyyar
c) V Kurien
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans.a) MS Swaminathan

3. The Chota Nagpur Plateau famous for its mineral deposits is in
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Jharkhand
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Bihar

Ans.b) Jharkhand

4. The Mumbai Stock Exchange was set up in
a) 1875
b) 1900
c) 1922
d) 1947
5. What does the term NSDL stands for?
a) National Securities Development Limited
b) National Securities Depository Limited
c) National Safety Development Limited
d) Natural Safety Deployment Limited

Ans.b) National Securities Depository Limited

6. Which one of the following was launched with the objective of helping the poor in rural areas to become self employed?
d) DDP
7. In Indian economy, the principal means of transportation is
a) airways
b) railways
c) waterways
d) roadways

Ans.b) railways

8. Which of the following organizations looks after the credit needs of agriculture and rural development in India?
a) FCI
9. Which of the following estimates the National Income in India?
a) Central Statistical Organization
b) National Income Committee
c) Planning commission
d) Reserve Bank of India

Ans.a) Central Statistical Organization

10. In India which of the following taxes is levied by the state governments?
a) Excise duty on liquor
b) Capital gains tax
c) Customs tax
d) corporation tax

Ans.a) Excise duty on liquor