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MCQ on Indian Economy

Which prograrnme gave the slogan, Garibi Hatao ?

  • 4th Five Year Plan
  • 5th Five year plan
  • 6th Five Year Plan
  • 7th Five year plan
  • Correct Option: B  [ 5th Five year plan ]


Inclusive growth as enunciated in the Eleventh Five Year Plan does not include one of the following:

  • Reduction of Poverty
  • Extension of employment opportunities
  • Strengthening of capital market
  • Reduction in gender inequality
  • Correct Option: C  [ Strengthening of capital market ]


Fiscal Deficit is:

  • Government expenditure minus borrowings
  • Government expenditure minus revenue receipts
  • Same as budget deficit
  • Budget deficit minus borrowings and other liabilities
  • Correct Option: B  [ Government expenditure minus revenue receipts ]


Plan finance creates increase of money supply if there is

  • increase in taxes
  • increase in loan from the Reserve Bank of India
  • increase in loan from commercial Banks
  • increase in loan from general public
  • Correct Option: A  [ increase in taxes ]


Who was the head of the 10th Finance Commission?

  • K.C. Pant
  • Manmohan Singh
  • Vasant Sathe
  • Shiv Shankar
  • Correct Option: A  [ K.C. Pant ]


Thename of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis is associated with:

  • First Five-Year Plan
  • Second Five-Year Plan
  • Third Five-Year Plan
  • Fourth Five-Year Plan
  • Correct Option: B  [ Second Five-Year Plan ]

    Remark: Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis is also known as the father of Indian Statistics, architect of the Second Five-Year Plan (1956–61).

'Economic Survey' is published by:

  • The Ministry of Finance
  • The Planning Commission
  • The Government of India
  • The Central Statistical Organization
  • Correct Option: A  [ The Ministry of Finance ]


Where is the headquarter of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) situated ?

  • Chennai
  • New Delhi
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Correct Option: D  [ Mumbai ]

    Remark: Established in Calcutta but shifted to Mumbai in 1937.

The SEBI was given statutory recognition in 1992 on the recommendation of:

  • the Chakraborty Commission
  • the Chelliah Committee
  • the Tendulkar Committee
  • the Narasimham Committee
  • Correct Option: D  [ the Narasimham Committee ]


Green revolution occurred during:

  • 1945-1955
  • 1965-1975
  • 1985-1995
  • none of these
  • Correct Option: B  [ 1965-1975 ]