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%