Economic Planning in India MCQ Quiz – Here is a collection of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the subject of economic planning in India.
This blog post contains a quiz on economic planning in India. The quiz covers important topics such as the Five Year Plans, the role of the Planning Commission, and more.
Question 1: In India, planned economy is based on _________.
(A) Gandhian System
(B) Socialist System
(C) Capitalist System
(D) Mixed Economy System
Question 2: The Gandhian Plan was expounded in 1944 by _________.
(A) N.R. Sarkar
(B) Kasturi Bhai Lal Bhai
(C) Jai Prakash Narayan
(D) Shriman Narayan Agarwal
Question 3: Consider the following prerequisites for planning. It is
- For balanced socio-economic development.
- For extending the benefits of development in an even manner.
- For focusing on removal of regional disparities.
- For maximising the utilisation of available resources of these.
(A) Only 1 and 2 are correct
(B) Only 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(C) Only 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct
Question 4: National Planning Committee was set up by ________.
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B) A. Dalal
(C) S. Bose
(D) L.B. Shastri
Question 5: . Which was the final authority in India to approve Five Year Plans?
(A) Union Council of Ministers
(B) Planning Commission
(C) Prime Minister
(D) National Development Council (NDC)
Question 6:_______ got the highest priority during the first plan period in India.
(A) Self reliance
(B) Growth with social justice
(C) Development of agriculture including irrigation
(D) Removed of unemployment
Question 7: Khadi and village industry commission was established in ___________.
(A) Third Plan
(B) Fourth Plan
(C) Second Plan
(D) First Plan
Question 8: Which plan among the following declared its objective of self reliance and zero net foreign aid?
(A) Second Five Year Plan
(B) Third Five Year Plan
(C) Fourth Five Year Plan
(D) Fifth Five Year Plan
Question 9: Consider the following statements regarding Indian Planning.
- The Second Five Year Plan emphasised on the establishment of heavy industries.
- The Third Five Year Plan introduced the concept of import substitution as a strategy for industrialisation.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2
Question 10: First Five Year Plan was started in _________.
Question 11: The Planned Development Model was adopted in India from ________.
(A) 1st April, 1951
(B) 15th August, 1947
(C) 26th January, 1950
(D) 1st May, 1965
Question 12: Which of the following Five Year Plans witnessed the highest growth rate in India?
(A) Eighth Plan
(B) Ninth Plan
(C) Tenth Plan
(D) Eleventh Plan
Question 13: What is the growth rate aimed at in the Eighth Five Year Plan?
Question 14: The period of Eleventh Five Year Plan in India, was _________.
Question 15: The Second Five Year Plan was base on which model?
(A) Solow model
(B) Domar model
(C) Robinson’s model
(D) Mahalanobis model
Question 16: . Under which ‘Five Year Plan’ was the decision to establish a socialistic pattern of society taken?
(A) First Five Year Plan
(B) Second Five Year Plan
(C) Third Five Year Plan
(D) Fourth Five Year Plan
Question 17: Planning in India, in real sense, began with the Second Five Year Plan. Who was the architect of Indian Planning?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Morarji Desai
(C) C.D. Deshmukh
(D) P.C. Mahalanobis
Question 18: Core Sector in the planning means _________.
(C) Iron and Steel Industry
(D) Selected Basic Industry
Question 19: Goal of Third Five Year Plan in India is ________.
(A) equal distribution of Income
(B) self sufficiency and to decrease dependency on foreign aids
(C) development of Backward castes
(D) increase in share of private sector
Question 20: The basic objective of Fifth Five Years Plan was ________.
(A) Poverty Removal
(B) Reforms in public distribution system
(C) Inclusive growth
(D) Exclusive growth
Question 21: During which Five Year Plan was the Emergency claimed, new elections took place and the Janta Party was elected?
Question 22: The slogan of ‘poverty abolition’ was given in which Five Year Plan?
(A) Second Plan
(B) Fourth Plan
(C) Fifth Plan
(D) Sixth Plan