Economics GK | Economics Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

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Economics GK Questions and Answers

Economics is a complex and fascinating subject that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It encompasses a wide range of topics, from macroeconomics and microeconomics to international trade and public finance. Understanding the principles of economics is essential for making informed decisions and navigating the complexities of the modern world. In this article, we will explore some economics GK questions that can help you test your knowledge and deepen your understanding of this vital subject. From supply and demand to inflation and monetary policy, these questions cover a range of topics and are designed to challenge and inform.

Economics Questions and Answers 

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Q :  

The National Mission for Saffron has been launched as a sub- scheme of which among the following programmes?

(A) National Food Security Mission

(B) National Cash Crop Programme

(C) National Horticulture Mission

(D) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Who wrote the book 'Planned Economy for India'?

(A) M. Visvesvaraya

(B) Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

(C) Mahatma Gandhi

(D) Man Mohan Singh

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Which of the following is related to green revolution in India?

(A) Environment Protection

(B) High Yielding Variety of Seeds

(C) Green House Effect

(D) Calculation of Green GNP

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

In which year the concept of Multidimensional Poverty Index was introduced? 

(A) 2010

(B) 2011

(C) 2000

(D) 2008

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Which among the following is the quantitative method of credit control by the Central Bank?

(A) Marginal requirements

(B) Credit rationing

(C) Direct action

(D) Bank rate

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) was launched in _____. 

(A) 1995

(B) 1990

(C) 1999

(D) 1992

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Neo Malthusian theory is related to which of the following?

(A) Poverty

(B) Employment

(C) Lack of resources

(D) Income

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Neo-Malthusianism is the advocacy of population control programs, to ensure resources for current and future populations.

Q :  

When was the AGMARK Act implemented in India?

(A) 1937

(B) 1952

(C) 1947

(D) 1965

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The AGMARK is legally enforced in India by the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act of 1937 (and ammended in 1986).

Q :  

India's GST is based on the model of which country?

(A) Canada

(B) England

(C) France

(D) America

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The Indian GST model is based on the Canadian dual GST model.

Q :  

Which state of India has set up District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)? 

(A) Karnataka

(B) Haryana

(C) Odisha

(D) West Bengal

Correct Answer : C

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