World Food Day | Food Security In India MCQ

1.

Which among the following schemes was started in the year 2000 for the indigent senior citizens?

   A.) PDS
   B.) NFWP
   C.) SGSY
   D.) APS

Answer: Option 'D'

APS

2.

Percentage of seasonal as well as chronic hunger in India over the years has

   A.) decreased
   B.) remained constant
   C.)
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

decreased

3.

The society which facilitated setting up of grain banks in different regions is :

   A.) Amul (Gujarat)
   B.) Academy of Development Science (Maharashtra)
   C.) Mother Dairy (Delhi)
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

Academy of Development Science (Maharashtra)

4.

In which state more than 90% ration shops are run by cooperatives

   A.) Andhra Pradesh
   B.) Tamil Nadu
   C.) Bihar
   D.) Orissa

Answer: Option 'B'

Tamil Nadu

5.

To whom the yellow card is issued?

   A.) To shop keeper
   B.) To land lord's
   C.) To government employee
   D.) People below the poverty line

Answer: Option 'D'

People below the poverty line

6.

Kalahandi is situated in which of the following states?

   A.) Orissa
   B.) Punjab
   C.) Rajasthan
   D.) Bihar

Answer: Option 'A'

Orissa

7.

Under the Public Distribution System foodgrains given per family per month is:

   A.) 40 kg
   B.) 35 kg
   C.) 25 kg
   D.) 20 kg

Answer: Option 'B'

35 kg

8.

Which among the following schemes was initiated for the poor in all areas?

   A.) TPDS
   B.) RPDS
   C.) AAY
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these

9.

Minimum Support Price is announced by the government to provide :

   A.) incentives to moneylenders to lend maximum to farmers
   B.) incentives to traders to earn maximum profit from farmers
   C.) incentives to farmers for raising production
   D.) none of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

incentives to farmers for raising production

10.

Annapurna Scheme fulfills the food requirements of:

   A.) young persons
   B.) pregnant ladies
   C.) children
   D.) indigent senior citizens

Answer: Option 'D'

indigent senior citizens

11.

Main purpose of buffer stock is :

   A.) to save food grains from pest attack
   B.) to stop price fluctuations
   C.) to meet the crisis of low production
   D.) both (b) and (c)

Answer: Option 'D'

both (b) and (c)

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12.

The most affected groups in rural areas facing food insecurity are:

   A.) landless people
   B.) beggars
   C.) traditional artisans
   D.) all the above

Answer: Option 'D'

all the above

13.

NREGA provides:

   A.) 200-days of assured work
   B.) 100-days of assured work
   C.) No assured work
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

100-days of assured work

14.

Green Revolution of 1960's was associated with:

   A.) tree plantation programme
   B.) fisheries development
   C.) use of HYV seeds
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

use of HYV seeds

15.

Massive starvation takes place due to:

   A.) rise in the price of essential commodities
   B.) decline in production of foodgrains
   C.) drought
   D.) both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'C'

drought

16.

Revamped Public Distribution System provides benefits to:
World Food Day | Food Security In India MCQ

   A.) cities
   B.) self-help groups
   C.) remote and backward areas
   D.) cooperative societies

Answer: Option 'C'

remote and backward areas

17.

Food for Work Programme was launched in which of the following years?

   A.) 2003
   B.) 2001
   C.) 2004
   D.) 2005

Answer: Option 'C'

2004

18.

F.C.I. stands for

   A.) Foreign Co-operation with India
   B.) Food Corporation of India
   C.) Fossils Corporation of India
   D.) Food Coming to India

Answer: Option 'B'

Food Corporation of India

19.

What is Food security means:

   A.) availability of food
   B.) accessibility of food
   C.) affordability of food
   D.) all the above

Answer: Option 'D'

all the above

20.

Chronic hunger refers to :

   A.) low income
   B.) inadequate quantity of food
   C.) inadequate quality of food
   D.) all the above

Answer: Option 'D'

all the above


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