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30 Days Revision Module Day 15 - Economy IV (UPSC Prelims 2021)

1) Which of the following is the objective of the Scheme “Ayushman Sahakar” by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare?

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements about the Jal Shakthi Abhiyan:

  1. It is a time-bound, mission-mode water conservation campaign intended to be a special separate funding programme.
  2. It is aimed to make water conservation a ‘people’s movement’ through ongoing schemes like the MGNREGA and other government programmes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

3) Which of the following class of workers have been brought under the ambit of “Code on Social Security, 2020”?

  1. Gig workers
  2. Platform workers
  3. Workers employed through contractors
  4. Self-employed interstate migrant worker

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. b. c. d.

4) Which of the following statements regarding the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 is correct?

a. b. c. d.

5)  Which of the following statements regarding the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 are correct?

  1. Under the new Act, "consumer" is defined as a person who "buys any goods" and "hires or avails of any service" for consideration.
  2. It also includes a person who obtains goods for resale or goods or service for any commercial purpose as a consumer under this Act.
  3. The concept of "product liability" has been newly introduced and is defined as the responsibility of a product manufacturer or product seller of any product or service to compensate for any harm caused to a consumer due to defective product manufactured or sold.
  4. The Act has inserted the definition of "e-commerce" which means buying or selling of goods or services including digital products over a digital or electronic network

Which of the statements given above are correct?

a. b. c. d.

6) The Successful implementation of PM-KUSUM scheme would

  1. Enable India to achieve the targets set under the Paris agreement.
  2. Reduce the financial burden of electricity generation companies.
  3. Reduce the financial burden for the state governments of India.
  4. Increase the nutritional content of the crops produced.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. b. c. d.

7) Consider the following statements regarding the PM Awas Yojana.

  1. It is an initiative of the Government of India which aims at providing affordable housing to the urban poor by the year 2022.
  2. It has made a mandatory provision for the female head of the family to be the owner or co-owner of the house under this Mission.
  3. Beneficiaries of this scheme mainly include Middle-Income Groups, Low-income Groups and Economically Weaker Section.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

8) Which of the following provisions is/are the important mandate under the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2019?

  1. It seeks to do away with the no-detention policy in schools.
  2. As per this Act, all the states are mandated to implement the detention policy.
  3. It also mandates the states to provide free and compulsory education to the children in the age group of 3 to 18.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. b. c. d.

9) Which of the following is the objective of “Padhna Likhna Abhiyaan”?

a. b. c. d.

10) Consider the following terms which are frequently in news.

  1. Saksham
  2. Udaan
  3. Sankalp

Which one of the following themes are associated with the given above statements?

a. b. c. d.

11) ‘SERB-POWER’ initiative, recently in news, is related to

a. b. c. d.

12) Which of the following statements is not correct about to the “Ayushman Bharat” scheme?

a. b. c. d.

13) Consider the following statements with reference to the ‘Five Star Villages Scheme’ which sometimes seen in news recently

  1. It is a scheme for ranking villages to accelerate sanitation coverage in the rural areas
  2. The scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

14) Consider the following statements regarding the Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY) 

  1. It is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for first two live births.
  2. It provides a partial wage compensation to women for wage-loss during childbirth and childcare
  3. It also aims to provide conditions for safe delivery and good nutrition and feeding practices

Which of the given above statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

15) Consider the following statements with reference to the Start-Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP)

  1. It is a sub-scheme of Start-up India initiative
  2. It aims to support the rural poor to come out of poverty and supporting them to setup enterprises.
  3. The scheme is under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

16) The report titled ‘Women and trade: The role of trade in promoting Women’s Equality’, was recently published jointly by which two organisations?

a. b. c. d.

17) Consider the following statements with respect to Infant mortality rate(IMR) in the Indian context:

  1. IMR is defined as the number of deaths under one year of age occurring for one lakh live birth in a given year.
  2. The decline in IMR has been higher for rural areas than the urban areas in the last ten years.
  3. Madhya Pradesh has the highest IMR in India.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

18) Consider the following statements with respect to KIRAN scheme:

  1. The Women scientist scheme (WOS)-A scheme provides a platform to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences.
  2. The WOS-B scheme aims to train women having qualifications in science/engineering/medicine or allied areas in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and their management.
  3. The WOS-C scheme focuses on projects related to Science & Technology (S&T) interventions for societal benefit.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

19) With reference to Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action(BPfa), sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

  1. BPfA was adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women Organised by United Nation in 1995.
  2. BPfA seeks to promote and protect the full enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by women throughout their lives.
  3. The Commission on the status of women which is a functional body of ECOSOC is the implementing body for the program.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

20) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme’:

  1. NCLP is a Central Sector Scheme under the Ministry of Women and Child development.
  2. District Project Societies (DPS) are set up at the district level under the Chairmanship of the Collector/District Magistrate for overseeing the implementation of the project.
  3. The Children in the age group of 9-14 years are withdrawn from work and put into NCLP Special Training Centres, and provided education and vocational training.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.
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