Compiled Government Schemes & Initiatives Question Bank

This is an Exclusive Prelims Special Question Bank  containing 83 Questions from various Government Schemes & Initiatives from June 2016-May 2017 to enhance your preparation level and to test your progress. You may write your answers in the comment section below.

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Q 1. Under the National Energy Efficient Agriculture Pumps Programme:

  1. Farmers will be helped with replacing old agricultural pumps across the country with new-age energy efficient

agricultural pumps

  1. Pumps will come enabled with a smart control panel, giving farmers the flexibility to switch-on and switch-off these pumps from their mobile phones

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The National Water Mission is one of the eight National Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change
  2. The National Project on Aquifer Management (NAQUIM) is an initiative of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and

Climate Change

Which of the statements above is/are correct?

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 3. Consider following statements related to “Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme”:

(1). Scheme was launched to ensure skill training of adolescent girls

(2). Scheme was launched under “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Campaign”

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 4. Consider following statements

(1). Scheme is only for the girls below the age of 10 years

(2). Parents can open any number of accounts for an eligible girl

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 5. Consider following statements related to “Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme”:

(1). It is a small deposit scheme

(2). Parents can save upto Rs. 1.5 lakh for their girl children

(3). Investment made not eligible for tax exemptions

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 1 and 2 Only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : 1, 2 and 3

Q 6. Consider following statements related to “SABLA Scheme”:

(1). Scheme aims at empowering girls by increasing investment in their names by their parents

(2). Ministry of Finance is the nodal agency for the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 7. Consider following statements related to “SABLA Scheme”:

(1). Under SABLA, girls get an additional benefit of free education in residential schools

(2). Scheme utilises ICDS infrastructure to deliver its services

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 8. Consider following statements related to “SABLA Scheme”:

(1). It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme

(2). Nutrition and Skill Development are its two main objectives

(3). Girls are provided cooked meal or ration, nutrition supplements like Folic acid tables and skill training under this

scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 and 3 Only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 2 only

Option 4 : 1, 2 and 3

Q 9. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Child Development Scheme”:

(1). Scheme was launched under Right to Education campaign

(2). It aims to ensure integrated development of children in the age-group 6-14 years

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 10. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Child Development Scheme”:

(1). Ministry of Welfare is the nodal ministry for this scheme

(2). It aims to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 6-14 years

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 11. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Child Development Scheme”:

(1). It is a Centrally Sponsored Schemes

(2). It is implemented by states

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 12. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Child Development Scheme”:

(1). It covers all aspects of child development except immunization

(2). It was launched in 10th Five Year Plan

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 13. Consider following statements related to “Indira Gandhi Matritva Sehyog Yojana”:

(1). Under this scheme, cash incentives are provided to pregnant and lactating mothers to improve their health and

nutrition status

(2). Benefits under the scheme are provided to women of all age

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 14. Consider following statements related to “Indira Gandhi Matritva Sehyog Yojana”:

(1). Ministry of Welfare is the nodal agency

(2). Women under government are also covered under the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 15. Consider following statements related to “Digital Gudda Guddi Board”:

(1). Ministry of Women and Child development is the nodal agency

(2). Scheme comes under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 16. Consider following statements related to “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme”:

(1). Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human

Resource Development are collaborating to implement this scheme

(2). Scheme aims at survival, protection & education of the girl child

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 17.Consider following statements related to “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme”:

(1). It aims to address the issue of declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR)

(2). Scheme is being implemented in entire country

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 18. Consider following statements related to “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme”:

(1). It aims to address the issue of declining Sex Ratio in the country

(2). It was launched in 2015

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 19. Consider the following statements and mark the correct one:

Option 1 : Number of centrally sponsored schemes is increasing in recent years because of launch of new schemes

Option 2 : Number of centrally sponsored schemes is increasing in recent years because of restructuring of existing

schemes

Option 3 : Number of centrally sponsored schemes is decreasing in recent years because of restructuring of existing

schemes

Option 4 : Number of centrally sponsored schemes is neither increasing or decreasing

Q 20. ‘Shiv Raj Singh Chauhan Panel’ is related to:

Option 1 : Winding up of Planning commission

Option 2 : Launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Option 3 : Recommendations of 14th Finance Commission

Option 4 : Restructuring of Central Sponsored Schemes

Q 21. Consider following statements related to “Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme”:

(1). Ministry of Rural Development is the nodal agency

(2). Under this scheme, Centre gives loan assistance to the States to help them complete some of the incomplete

major/medium irrigation projects which are at an advanced stage of completion.

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 22. Consider following statements:

(1). Irrigation is a state subject and irrigation projects are formulated, executed and funded by the State Governments

themselves from their own resources

(2). Under “Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme”, Centre gives loan assistance to the States to help them

complete some of the incomplete major/medium irrigation projects which are at an advanced stage of completion.

(3). This scheme is made a sub-component of “Bharat Nirman”

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 and 3 Only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 2 Only

Option 4 : 1, 2 and 3

Q 23. The Krishonnati Yojana is a new umbrella scheme submerging which of the following existing scheme(s)?

  1. Soil Health Card scheme
  2. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
  3. National Food Security Mission

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 3 only

Option 3 : 2 and 3 only

Option 4 : 1, 2 and 3

Q 24. Consider the following about ‘One MP – One Idea Scheme’.

  1. It was initiated by the Ministry of Parliamentary affairs.
  2. The District administration submits innovative ideas to MPs who then forward it to the Union Cabinet for

ratification and implementation.

  1. Ideas must be funded by the concerned MPs through MPLADS funds.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : 2 and 3 only

Option 4 : None of the above

Q 25. The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

(PMUY) for

Option 1 : Providing free of cost LPG connections to women from BPL Households.

Option 2 : Giving subsidized LED lights to power consumers

Option 3 : Providing scholarships to BPL students for higher education

Option 4 : Giving free electricity connections in Naxal affected blocks

Q 26. Consider following statements related to “Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture “:

(1). It is being implemented by Indian Council of Agricultural Research

(2). It aims to attract Urban Youth towards agriculture and thus start reverse migration from cities to villages

(3). Under it, training is given in various fields like Apiary, Mushroom, Seed Processing, Soil testing etc.

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 1 and 3 only

Option 3 : 2 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 27. Scheme “Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture ” comes under:

Option 1 : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Option 2 : Ministry of Youth Affairs

Option 3 : Ministry of Rural Development

Option 4 : Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Q 28. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Scheme for Agriculture and Marketing “:

(1). It is being implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

(2). It aims at replacing Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC)

(3). It is related to agricultural marketing

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 29. Consider following statements related to “Integrated Scheme for Agriculture and Marketing “:

(1). Quality certification of agricultural commodities is one of the component of ISAM

(2). Agri Marketing Infrastructure(AMI) is one of the sub-schemes under it

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 30. KISAN scheme is related to:

Option 1 : Providing direct cash subsidy to farmers

Option 2 : Providing life insurance to farmers

Option 3 : Providing health insurance to farmers

Option 4 : Providing crop insurance to farmers

Q 31. Consider following statements related to “KISAN” (Crop Insurance Scheme):

(1). It is being implemented by Ministry of Finance

(2). KISAN is an acronym for Crop Insurance using Space technology and geoinformatics

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 32. Consider following statements related to “KISAN” (Crop Insurance Scheme):

(1). Scheme aims at utilising Space Technology and geoinformatics (GIS, GPS and Smartphone) technology for better

planning and quick payment to farmers

(2). UAVs/Drones would be used to collect data

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 33. Consider following statements related to “Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme:

(1). Government procures at MSP only if price in market falls below MSP

(2). MSP is declared for all kharif and rabi crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 34. Consider following statements related to “Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme:

(1). Scheme started in 2001 after 4 consecutive weak monsoons

(2). Farmers can not sell their produce elsewhere if government has declared MSP for that particular crop

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 35. Consider following statements related to “Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme:

(1). MSP is declared for Wheat

(2). MSP is not declared for sugarcane

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 36. Consider following statements related to “Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme:

(1). MSP is fixed for Kharif crops onle

(2). The objective of the scheme is to check fall of prices of farm produce below certain level and thus support the

farmers.

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 37. Consider following statements related to “Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture”:

(1). It comes under Ministry of Development of North East Region

(2). It is launched in XIIth Plan period

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 38. Which of the following are the component of “Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture”:

(1). National Horticulture Mission,

(2). Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States,

(3). National Bamboo Mission,

(4). National Horticulture Board,

(5). Coconut Development Board and

(6). Central Institute for Horticulture, Nagaland.

Option 1 : 1,2 and 3 only

Option 2 : 1,2 and 4 only

Option 3 : 3, 4 and 5 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 39. Consider following statements related to “Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture”:

(1). It encourage aggregation of farmers into farmer groups like FIGs/FPOs and FPCs to bring economy of scale and

scope

(2). It cover horticulture development except bamboo and coconut

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 40. Which of the following are a part of “National Crop Insurance Programme”:

(1). Modified National Agricultural insurance Scheme (MNAIS)

(2). Weather Based Crop insurance Scheme (WBCIS)

(3). Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme (CPIS).

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 41. Which of the following are considered an adverse weather incident under “Weather Based Crop Insurance

Scheme”

(1). Relative Humidity

(2). Wind Speed

(3). Low Temperature

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 42. “National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET)” Comes under :

Option 1 : Ministry of Science and Technology

Option 2 : Ministry of Rural Development

Option 3 : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Option 4 : Ministry of Human Resource & Development

Q 43. Which of the following is not a sub mission under “National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology

(NMAET)”:

Option 1 : Sub Mission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE)

Option 2 : Sub Mission on Seed and Planting Material (SMSP)

Option 3 : Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)

Option 4 : Sub Mission on Crop Insurance (SMCI)

Q 44. “National Food Security Mission” comes under:

Option 1 : Ministry of Science and Technology

Option 2 : Ministry of Rural Development

Option 3 : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Option 4 : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Q 45. Which of the following are the objective of “National Food Security Mission” :

. To increase the production of rice, wheat, pulses and Coarse Cereals through area expansion and productivity

(2). To restore soil fertility and productivity

(3). To create employment opportunities

(4). To enhance farm level economy.

Option 1 : 1, 2 and 4 only

Option 2 : 1 and 2 Only

Option 3 : 2 and 4 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 46. Consider the following statements about “National Food Security Mission”:

(1). It was launched in 2007

(2). It aims at increasing production of rice, wheat and pulses only

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 47. Consider the following statements regarding “National Horticulture Mission”:

(1). It started as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in 2005-06

(2). It has now been subsumed into Mission for Integration Development of Horticulture (MIDH)

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 48. Consider the following statements regarding “National Bamboo Mission”:

(1). It started in 2005-06

(2). It has now been subsumed into Mission for Integration Development of Horticulture (MIDH)

  • Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 49. Consider the following statements:

(1). National Agriculture Market is a Central Sector scheme for Promotion of National Agriculture Market

(2). Agriculture is a subject in Union List under Schedule VII of Constitution

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 50. Agricultural Produce Market Committees are established by:

Option 1 : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Option 2 : Farmer Produce Organisations

Option 3 : Respective State governemnts

Option 4 : Urban Local Bodies

Q 51. Consider the following statements:

(1). National Agriculture Market will replace all existing Mandis in our country

(2). National Agriculture Market will offer trade in all crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 52. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture”

(1). It was launched under NAPCC (National Action Plan for Climate Change)

(2). It started in 2010

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 53. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture”

(1). It aims to optimize utilization of water resources through efficient water management to expand coverage for

achieving ‘more crop per drop

(2). A Soil Health Card will be issued under the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 54. Consider the following statements regarding “National Dairy Plan”

(1). It aims to help increase productivity of milch animals and thereby increase milk production to meet the rapidly

growing demand for milk.

(2). Phase I of this Plan will run from 2011-12 to 2018-19

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 55. Consider the following statements regarding “National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture ”

(1). Its aims to make farmers self-reliant by use of climate resilient agricultural technologies

(2). It comes under Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 56. Consider the following statements regarding “National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture”

(1). It was launched in 2011

(2). It is being implemented by Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 57. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm”

(1). It aims to increase area under oilseeds

(2). It aims to increase irrigation coverage under oilseeds crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 58. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm”

(1). It is being implemented all over India

(2). Due to this scheme, India’s oilseed production is rising and edible oil imports are decreasing

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 59. Consider the following statements regarding “Neeranchal National Watershed Project ”

(1). It is a sub component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana

(2). It aims to reduce surface runoff of rainwater, increase groundwater levels and better water availability in rain-fed

areas

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 60. Consider the following statements regarding “Neeranchal National Watershed Project ”

(1). It is being implemented across the country

(2). It is a World Bank assisted project

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 61. Consider the following statements regarding “Traditional Farming Improvement Programme”

(1). It aims to promote organic farming

(2). Under this scheme, every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for seed to harvesting of crops

and to transport produce to the market

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 62. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme aims to bring 50% farmers under the scheme within next 2-3 years

(2). The scheme covers only Kharif crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 63. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme is open to marginalized farmers only

(2). It is mandatory for all eligible farmers to enroll under the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 64. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme is launched in 2016

(2). The scheme covers yield loss only

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 65. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana ”

(1). A Soil Health card will be provided under this scheme.

(2). Interlinking of rivers is one of the components of the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 66. Which of the following ministries are involved in “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana”

(1). Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation

(2). Ministry of Rural Development

(3). Ministry of Agriculture

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 67. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana ”

(1). Scheme is linked with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme to channelize the available work

force to productive & value added work

(2). The state agriculture department would be the nodal agency for implementation of PMKSY projects

statements regarding “National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture ”

(1). Its aims to make farmers self-reliant by use of climate resilient agricultural technologies

(2). It comes under Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 56. Consider the following statements regarding “National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture”

(1). It was launched in 2011

(2). It is being implemented by Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 57. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm”

(1). It aims to increase area under oilseeds

(2). It aims to increase irrigation coverage under oilseeds crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 58. Consider the following statements regarding “National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm”

(1). It is being implemented all over India

(2). Due to this scheme, India’s oilseed production is rising and edible oil imports are decreasing

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 59. Consider the following statements regarding “Neeranchal National Watershed Project ”

(1). It is a sub component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana

(2). It aims to reduce surface runoff of rainwater, increase groundwater levels and better water availability in rain-fed

areas

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 60. Consider the following statements regarding “Neeranchal National Watershed Project ”

(1). It is being implemented across the country

(2). It is a World Bank assisted project

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 61. Consider the following statements regarding “Traditional Farming Improvement Programme”

(1). It aims to promote organic farming

(2). Under this scheme, every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for seed to harvesting of crops

and to transport produce to the market

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 62. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme aims to bring 50% farmers under the scheme within next 2-3 years

(2). The scheme covers only Kharif crops

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 63. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme is open to marginalized farmers only

(2). It is mandatory for all eligible farmers to enroll under the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 64. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mandtri Fasal Bima Yojana”

(1). The scheme is launched in 2016

(2). The scheme covers yield loss only

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 65. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana ”

(1). A Soil Health card will be provided under this scheme.

(2). Interlinking of rivers is one of the components of the scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 66. Which of the following ministries are involved in “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana”

(1). Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation

(2). Ministry of Rural Development

(3). Ministry of Agriculture

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 and 2 only

Option 2 : 2 and 3 only

Option 3 : 1 and 3 only

Option 4 : All of the above

Q 67. Consider the following statements regarding “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana ”

(1). Scheme is linked with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme to channelize the available work

force to productive & value added work

(2). The state agriculture department would be the nodal agency for implementation of PMKSY projects

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 68. Consider the following statements regarding “Price Stabilization Fund”

(1). Objective of the PSF was to provide them financial relief when prices fall below a specified level

(2). It wsa created to support market interventions for price control of perishable agri-horticultural commodities

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 69. Consider the following statements regarding “Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana”

(1). It aims to achieve 3% annual growth in agriculture

(2). It was launched to incentivize the states to increase their investment in Agriculture

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 70. Consider the following statements regarding “Small Farmer’s Agriculture-Business Consortium ”

(1). It aims to support new ventures in agro-based industries

(2). Scheme started in 2015 as a part of “Make in India” initiative

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 71. Consider the following statements regarding “Soil Health Card Scheme”

(1). Under this scheme, compensation would be given to farmers if soil looses it fertility

(2). The Soil Health Card is a printed report that will be given to farmers once in three years for each of his/her land

holding

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 72. Consider the following statements regarding “Soil Health Card Scheme”

(1). The ‘Soil Health Card’ would carry crop-wise recommendations of nutrients / fertilizers required for farms in a

particular village, so that the farmers can improve productivity by using inputs judiciously

(2). The government plans to distribute 14 crore soil health cards by 2017

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 73. Consider the following statements regarding “SWAYAM Scheme”

(1). It stands for Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds.

(2). UK government is cooperating in this project

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 74. Consider the following statements regarding “SWAYAM Scheme”

(1). SWAYAM is an online platform which aims to provide the best quality education to more than three crore students

across the country

(2). It is an ambitious project of Ministry of IT

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 75. Consider the following statements regarding “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan”

(1). Scheme covers only high focus districts with low literacy rates

(2). Scheme started in 2000-01

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 76. Consider the following statements regarding “Right to Education”

(1). It provides right to education to all children aged 5-15 years

(2). Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is the main implementing scheme under this act

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 77. Consider the following statements regarding “Mid Day Meal Scheme”

(1). Scheme comes under ministry of Women and Child Development

(2). It aims to enhance, retention and attendance and simultaneously improving nutritional levels among children

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 78. Consider the following statements regarding “Mid Day Meal Scheme”

(1). This scheme is covered by National Food Security Act, 2013

(2). This scheme started in 1995

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 79. Consider the following statements regarding “Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya Scheme”

(1). Scheme aims to provide educational facilities for girls belonging to SC, ST, OBC, minority communities and

families below the poverty line in Educationally Backward Blocks

(2). Residential schools are setup under this scheme

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

 

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q80. Consider the following statements regarding “Rashtriya Madhyamaik Shiksha Abhiyan”

(1). The scheme envisages to enhance the enrolment at secondary stage by providing a secondary school within a

reasonable distance of any habitation, with an aim to ensure GER of 100% by 2017

(2). The scheme aims at achieving universal retention by 2022

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 81. Consider the following statements regarding “INSPIRE Scheme”

(1). Scheme comes under Ministry of Human Resource Development

(2). Scheme aims to attract talent towards science at an early age

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 82. Consider the following statements regarding “GIAN Scheme”

(1). Scheme comes under Ministry of Science and Technology

(2). It is a system of Guest Lectures by internationally and nationally renowned experts

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Q 83. Consider the following statements regarding “ASMITA Scheme”

(1). Scheme comes under Ministry of Human Resource and Development

(2). Scheme aims to track the educational journey of school students from Class I to Class XII

Select the correct statement/statements using the codes given below:

Option 1 : 1 only

Option 2 : 2 only

Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

Option 4 : Neither 1 nor 2

Please Note : Question Bank 2 will be posted soon and It will contain Questions related to all International Institutions, Treaties, Agreements, Groups, Constitutional & Non Constitutional Bodies, and NGOs. Stay Tuned.

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9 thoughts on “Compiled Government Schemes & Initiatives Question Bank

  1. Aastha Vats

    Q1 C
    Q2 A
    Q3 B
    Q4 A
    Q5 D
    Q6 A
    Q7 D
    Q8 D
    Q9 D
    Q10 D
    Q11 C
    Q12 B
    Q13 A
    Q14 D
    Q15 B
    Q16 B
    Q18 D
    Q19 D
    Q20 B
    Q21 B
    Q22 B
    Q23 B
    Q25 A
    Q26 B
    Q27 A
    Q28 B
    Q29 A
    Q30 A
    Q31 B
    Q32 D
    Q33 C
    Q34 D
    Q35 B
    Q36 C
    Q37 C
    Q38 A
    Q39 D
    Q40 C
    Q41 B
    Q42 B
    Q43 C
    Q44 D
    Q45 D
    Q46 C
    Q47 C
    Q48 B
    Q49 C
    Q50 B
    Q51 B
    Q52 D
    Q53 D
    Q54 B
    Q55 B
    Q56 B
    Q57 D
    Q58 D
    Q59 C
    Q60 B
    Q61 C
    Q62 A
    Q63 D
    Q64 A
    Q65 D
    Q66 A
    Q67 C
    Q68 C
    Q69 C
    Q70 C
    Q71 B
    Q72 A
    Q73 A
    Q74 B
    Q75 B
    Q76 B
    Q77 B
    Q78 C
    Q79 C
    Q80 A
    Q81 B
    Q82 B
    Q83 C

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  2. Thank you so much Ma’am..
    Please check my answers and send me the correct answers..
    Q 1 (3)
    Q 2 (1)
    Q 3 (2)
    Q 4
    Q 5 (2)
    Q 6 (4)
    Q 7 (2)
    Q 8
    Q 9 (4)
    Q 10
    Q 11 (3)
    Q 12
    Q 13 (2)
    Q 14 (3)
    Q 15 (3)
    Q 16 (3)
    Q 17 (1)
    Q 18 (2)
    Q 19 (3)
    Q 20 (4)
    Q 21 (2)
    Q 22
    Q 23
    Q 24 (4)
    Q 25 (1)
    Q 26 (2)
    I am still solving..

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