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UPSC IAS Prelims Topicwise Questions : Growth And Development


65. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 5

What is meant by the 'casualization of workforce'?

A. Majority of labour moving from regular salaried jobs to self-employment
B. Majority of labour moving from informal jobs to self-employment
C. Majority of labour moving from regular salaried jobs to informal jobs
D. Majority of labour moving from regular salaried and self-employment to informal jobs

Answer: Option D


97. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 4

What do you think would help in securing the nutrition security for impoverished masses of India?
1. By emphasizing over Bio fortification.
2. By including coarse grains in PDS system.
3. By creating enabling environment for cooperative type of functioning.
4. Increasing cultivation cover for rice and wheat.
5. By increasing processing capacities in India.
Select the correct code:

A. 1, 2, 3 and 5 Only
B. 1, 2, 3, and 4 Only
C. 1 and 2 Only
D. All of the above

Answer: Option A


2. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 3

Which of the following human development indicators are published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)?
1. Multi-dimensional poverty Index (MPI)
2. Inequality-adjusted HDI
3. Gender Development Index
4. Gender Inequality Index
Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

A. 1, 2 and 4 only
B. 1 and 3 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D


11. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 2

Entrepreneurs, bureaucrats and politicians are now advancing views about how India can transform itself into a knowledge-based economy by

A. making its skilled and educated youth fully employed in knowledge sectors
B. increasing the enrolment ratio in tertiary education
C. leveraging the power of the Information technology and intellectual capital
D. reviving its ancient knowledge of science, medicine and astrology from scriptures

Answer: Option C


30. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 2

Consider the following with reference to the unorganised sector in India.
1. It generates a miniscule part of India's GDP.
2. It employs a majority of India's working population.
3. It is not regulated by any laws, rules or regulations.
Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

A. 1 and 2 only
B. 1 and 3 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 2 only

Answer: Option D