GoGet IAS Daily Quiz ForPrelims 2018

Posted : 11/01/2017

1. Select the correct option with respect to Engle’s law

  1. With increase in income the proportion of expenditure on food falls down.
  2. With increase in income the proportion of expenditure on food increases.
  3. With decrease in income the proportion of expenditure on food decreases.
  4. None of the above


2. Select the correct option with respect to Kuznets Curve

  1. In a developing economy initially the inequality will increase and with increase in growth the inequality will come down.
  2. In a developing economy initially the inequality will decrease and with increase in growth the inequality will increase.
  3. In a developed economy initially the inequality will increase and with increase in growth the inequality will come down.
  4. In a developed economy initially the inequality will decrease and with increase in growth the inequality will increase.


3. Select the correct option with respect to Gini Coefficient

  1. It measures the inequality using Lorenz Curve.
  2. It measures the inequality using laffers curve.
  3. Gini Coefficient maps the relationship between the percentage of income or wealth earned or appropriated and percentage of income or wealth.
  4. Both a and c


4. Consider the following statements

  1. Structural unemployment is caused by structured changes like rapidly growing population, fall in the rate of capital formation etc.
  2. Structural unemployment is long time in nature.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


5. Consider the following statements

  1. Frictional unemployment occurs when people change from one job to another and remain unemployed during the interval time.
  2. Cyclical unemployment refers to a situation where people are thrown out from job due to a recession in the economy.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


6. Consider the following statements with respect to Disguised Unemployment

  1. Here people are apparently employed but their marginal production is zero.
  2. This type of unemployment is a feature of Indian Agriculture.

 

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


7. Consider the following statements

  1. The people engaged in or available for work, either in a country or area or in a particular firm or industry is known as workforce 
  2. People being not engaged in economic activity and either making tangible efforts to seek work or being available for work if the work is available are called as unemployed

Which among the above statements are not correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


8. The National Food security Act includes which of the following food security programmes?

  1. Mid day meals scheme
  2. Integrated Child Development Services Scheme
  3. Antyodaya Anna Yojana

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. None of the above


9. Consider the following statements with respect to Tendulkar committee on Poverty

  1. Committee moved from calorie based poverty estimation to nutrition, health, other expenditure like clothing, footwear based estimation.
  2. It relies on data collected by National Sample Survey Organisation.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


10. Consider the following statements

  1. An educated person who fails to obtain a job suited to his qualification fall under the open unemployment category.
  2. Unemployment ranging between 2 to 3% in the country is considered natural and it is called as natural unemployment.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above

 


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