Wednesday, February 13, 2013

CBSE Class 9 - Economics - CH 4 - Food Security in India

Food Security in India

Does this picture reflect one of the major issue of Food Security in India?

MCQs

Q1: MSP stands for

(a) Maximum Support Price
(b) Minimum Support Price
(c) Main Sale Price
(d) Marginal Support Price


Q2(SQP): Which one of the following does not ensure food security to the people?

(a) Enough food is available for all the persons.
(b) All persons have the capacity to buy food.
(c) Extremely inadequate purchasing power.
(d) There is no barrier on access to food.


Q3(CBSE 2010): In which state of India, Amul Dairy is situated?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Karnataka
(d) Bihar




Q4(CBSE 2011): Which are the special target groups in Antyodaya Anna Yojana?

(a) Poorest of the poor
(b) Poor and non-poor
(c) Backward class
(d) None of these


Q5: When did the most devastating Bengal famine occur?

(a) 1930
(b) 1940
(c) 1942
(d) 1943


Q6: Yellow card is issued to 

(a) people above poverty line
(b) people below poverty line
(c) people in government  services
(d) people in private sector


Q7(CBSE 2011): Kalahandi is situated in which of the following states?

(a) Orissa
(b) Punjab
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Bihar


Q8: F.C.I. stands for

(a) Foreign Co-operation with India
(b) Food Corporation of India
(c) Fosilse Corporation of India
(d) Food Coming to India


Q9(CBSE): Name the cooperative that provides milk and vegetables controlled rate decided by the Government of Delhi:

(a) Amul
(b) Kendriya Bhandar
(c) Mother Dairy
(d) None of these


Q10: Seasonal hunger commonly occurs at

(a) urban regions
(b) rural regions
(c) confined to metropolitan cities only
(d) all of these


Q11(SQP): Which institution was set up by the Maharashtra Academy of Development Science
(ADS) to facilitate a network of NGOs in different regions?


(a) Gramin Bank.
(b) Grain Bank.
(c) Commercial Bank.
(d) Food Corporation of India.


Q12: Buffer stock is the stock of foodgrains procured by the government through

(a) IFCI
(b) FCI
(c) IDBI
(d) FICCI


Q13(CBSE 2011): Who is the nodal officer at district level?

(a) Commissioner
(b) Superintendent of police
(c) District officer
(d) Collector


Q14(CBSE 2011): Who released a special stamp entitled ‘Wheat Revolution’ in July 1968?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Motilal Nehru


Q15: In which year was the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) introduced?

(a) 1965
(b) 1975
(c) 1985
(d) 1995


Answer:
1: (b) Minimum Support Price
2: (c) Extremely inadequate purchasing power.
3: (b) Gujarat
4: (a) Poorest of the poor
5: (d) 1943
6: (b) people below poverty line
7: (a) Orissa
8: (b) Food Corporation of India
9: (c) Mother Dairy
10: (b) rural regions
11: (b) Grain Bank
12: (b) FCI
13: (d) Collector
14: (b) Indira Gandhi

15: (b) 1975



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