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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Quiz on Economic Survey (2011-12) [Current Affairs Quiz - 4]

1. Food grain production rose from 52 million tonnes in 1951-52 to ___ million tonnes in 2010-11
[A]300.56
[B]244.78
[C]276.67
[D]250


2. Allocations of foodgrains for Antyodaya Anna yojana and below poverty line (BPL) are being made at ____kg per family per month
[A]15
[B]20
[C]25
[D]35


3. It is estimated that in order to upscale farm productivity so as to grow more food given the stagnant net sown area, farm power availability must reach at least ___ kw/h by the end of twelfth five year plan
[A]1
[B]2
[C]3
[D]4


4. The share of industry in total employment increased from 16.2% in 1999-2000 to __% in 2009-10
[A]21.9
[B]20.5
[C]21.5
[D]21


5. The percentage share of services in GDP in the year 2010 was ___%much above that of china at 41.8%.
[A]52
[B]65
[C]57
[D]61


6. India’s services export grew at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of ___ % during the period 2004-5 to 2010-11 compared to 19.7 % of CAGR of merchandise exports in the same period
[A]20.6
[B]20.8
[C]20.2
[D]20.3


7. The share of services in India’s GDP at factor cost (current prices) increased from 33.5% in 1950-51 to ___% in 2010-11 and to 56.3% in 2011-12 as per advance estimates.
[A]50.5
[B]55.1
[C]54.2
[D]53.6


8. While agriculture continues to be the primary source of employment, service sector is in the ______ place.
[A]Second
[B]Third
[C]Fourth
[D]Fifth


9. About 22% of the total length of national highways (NH) is single lane/intermediate lane, about ___% is the two lane standard.
[A]46
[B]67
[C]82
[D]53


10. The global economy is expected to grow by ___% in 2012 compared to 3.8% in 2011 as per IMF January 2012 update of the world economic outlook(WOE)
[A]3.1
[B]3.9
[C]3.3
[D]3


11. Government has approved a project for a national optical fibre network in oct 2011 for providing broadband connectivity to all ___ lakh gram panchayat at a cost of Rs 2000cr.
[A]2
[B]2.5
[C]1.5
[D]3


12. Ministry of railways vision 2020 document envisages the railway’s sector sector share in GDP from existing level of ___%to about 3% as its revenue to grow by 10 %anually over the next ten years.
[A]1
[B]2
[C]1.5
[D]2.5


13. India’s per capita energy consumption of ____kg of oil equivalent is far below the world average of 1688kg(Planning commission report 2006)
[A]360 kg
[B]234 kg
[C]439 kg
[D]567 kg


14. North America accounted for 18 percent of world green house gases emission, China 16% and the EU 12% .India’s share stood at ___%
[A]8
[B]15
[C]4
[D]10


15. In the current fiscal 2011-12 on month to month basis rupee depreciated by ____% from 44.97 per US$ in march 2011 to 51.34 per US$ in Jan 2012
[A]12.4
[B]13.6
[C]9.7
[D]14.2


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