ROLE OF FIVE YEARS PLANNING

1.

Who led the 'National Planning Committee Formed by the Indian National Congress in 1938?

   A.) Subhash Chandra Bose
   B.) Jawaharlal Nehru
   C.) Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya
   D.) Mahatma Gandi

Answer: Option 'B'

Jawaharlal Nehru

2.

Who first suggested that India should have a planned economy and when?

   A.) Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya 1934
   B.) Jawaharlal Nehru
   C.) Subhash Chandra Bose
   D.) Mahatma Gandi

Answer: Option 'A'

Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya in 1934

3.

Who first recommended that India should have a planning commission?

   A.) Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya
   B.) Jawaharlal Nehru
   C.) Subhash Chandra Bose
   D.) Mahatma Gandi

Answer: Option 'C'

Subhash Chandra Bose

4.

Name the book written by Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya

   A.) Poverty and un-British rule in India
   B.) Alternative Leadership
   C.) Planned Economy for India
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Planned Economy for India

5.

What is the Continuous Plan?

   A.) An annual plan which is formulated, keeping the running 3 year plan in mind
   B.) An annual plan which is formulated, keeping the running 5 year plan in mind
   C.) An annual plan which is formulated, keeping the running 4-yearr plan in mind
   D.) An annual plan which is formulated, keeping the running 6 year plan in mind

Answer: Option 'B'

An annual plan which is formulated, keeping the running 5 year plan in mind

6.

When did Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Plan was introduced?

   A.) On 1st January 2014
   B.) On 1st January 2015
   C.) On 1st January 2013
   D.) On 1st January 2012

Answer: Option 'C'

On 1st January 2013

7.

Targetted reduction of total fertility rate in 12th plan

   A.) over 7.0%
   B.) over 8.0%
   C.) over 9.0%
   D.) over 8.5%

Answer: Option 'B'

over 8.0%

8.

What is the total outlay of 12th plan?

   A.) 84,86,926 crores
   B.) 84,86,256 crores
   C.) 84,86,226 crores
   D.) 84,87,226 crores

Answer: Option 'C'

84,86,226 crores

9.

What is the targeted growth rate of 12th Five Year Plan? 

   A.) 8.0%
   B.) 9.0%
   C.) 10.3%
   D.) 8.5%

Answer: Option 'A'

8.0%

10.

Targetted growth of industrial sector in 12th plan?

   A.) 8.6%
   B.) 7.4%
   C.) 7.6%
   D.) 8.9%

Answer: Option 'C'

7.6%

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