General Knowledge - Government Programmes

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Question - 1

Consider the following statements
1.The Government has approved the Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) Scheme on 21st January 2010 for implementation on a pilot basis during 11th Five Year Plan.
2.PURA is a brainchild of former President, APJ Abdul Kalam.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

  • A Only 1
  • B Only 2
  • C Both 1 and 2
  • D Neither 1 nor 2

Question - 2

Which one of these statements is not true about Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Scheme?

  • A It provides the residential setting for upper primary school for girls
  • B The Scheme provides for a minimum reservation of 75% Seats for girls from SC, ST, and OBC
  • C It provides 25% reservation to girls from families below the poverty line
  • D The ratio of boys and girls student is 50:50 in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Scheme

Question - 3

Consider the following statements
1.Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) was launched during 1985-86 as a sub-scheme of Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) and continued as a sub-scheme of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana (JRY) since its launching from April 1989.
2.Funding of IAY is shared between the Centre and state in the ratio of 75:25.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

  • A Only 1
  • B Only 2
  • C Both 1 and 2
  • D Neither 1 nor 2

Question - 4

The Annapurna Scheme has been merged with

  • A National Old Age Pension Scheme
  • B Ujjwala
  • C IRDP
  • D None of the above

Question - 5

National Food Security Mission (NFSM) aims at ensuring adequate supply of

  • A rice,cereals,pulses
  • B wheat, cereals, pulses
  • C rice, wheat, pulses
  • D rice, cereals, wheat

Question - 6

National Agricultural Insurance Scheme replacing Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme was introduced in the year

  • A 1997
  • B 1998
  • C 1999
  • D 2000

Question - 7

Consider the following statements
1.DPAP Programme was launched in 1973-74
2.The main objective of this programme is to re-establish the environmental balance.
3.It is implemented by Rural Development Department. 
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

  • A 1 and 2
  • B Only 2
  • C 1,2 and 3
  • D Only 3

Question - 8

Which among the following states is not covered under the North-East Rural Livelihoods Project (NERLP)?

  • A Tripura
  • B Meghalaya
  • C Nagaland
  • D Mizoram

Question - 9

With reference to 'Aam Admi Bima Yojana' consider the following statements
1.The member insured under the scheme must be the head of the family or an earning member of the family in a rural landless household
2.The member insured must be in the age group of 30 to 65 years.
3.There is a provision for free scholarship for upto two children of the insured who are studying between classes 9 and 12.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • A Only 1
  • B 2 and 3
  • C 1 and 3
  • D 1,2 and 3

Question - 10

Main Objective of Antyodaya programme is to

  • A uplift the urban poor
  • B uplift the farmer
  • C uplift the landless labour
  • D uplift the poor