QUIZ QC8: Current Affair & General Awareness – Economic Survey 2007-08 & Budget 2008 : IAS General Studies Prelim 2008

4. Consider the following statements regarding National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ( NREGS)

1.      NREGS was launched in 2006, in 200 most backward districts in the first phase has been expended to 330 districts in the second phase. The remaining 266 district have been notified in 2007 where the scheme will come into effects from April 1, 2008.

 2.      2.57 rural households have been provided wage employment during 2007-08.

3.      A budget allocation of Rs 10, 120 crore was made for 2007-08.  

Which of the above statements is/are correct?   

a). Only 1 & 2                             b). Only 2 & 3    

c). Only 3 & 1                             d).  1, 2 and 3   

5. Consider the following statement regarding to Human development:

  1. As per the UNDP’s Global Human Development Report (HDR) 2007, Absolute value of the human development India ( HDI ) for India improving from 0.577 in 2000 to 0.611 in 2004 and further to 0.619 in 2005.
  2. The Relative ranking of India has not changed in these years.

  Which of the above pairs is/are correct?   

a). Only 1                                  b). Only 2    

c). Both 1 and 2                        d). Neither 1 nor 2  

10. Consider the following statements about India’s merchandise trade :

  1. The Value of Indian’s merchandise exports reached US$ 111 billion in April –December 2007with growth of 21.6 percent.
  2. An export target of US $ 160 billion has been taken for year 2007-08.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?   

a). Only 1                                   b). Only 2    

c). Both 1 and 2                         d). Neither 1 nor 2   

18. Consider the following statements:

1.      Bharat Nirman was launched in 2005-06 for building infrastructure and basic amenities in rural areas has six components viz rural housing, irrigation potential, drinking water, rural roads, electrification and rural telephony.

2.      Bharat Niraman has received a budgetary outlay of Rs 24, 603 crore in 2007 -08.  

Which of the above statements is/are correct?   

a). Only 1                                       b). Only 2    

c). Both 1 and 2                             d). Neither 1 nor 2

Read at : QUIZ QC8:  Current Affair & General Awareness – IAS General Studies Prelim 2008   

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