10 Questions to Test Your Knowledge on India’s Five Year Plans

UPSC or SSC exams surely has some questions on India’s five year plans because the economy of India is based in part on planning through its five-year plans. The planning commision develops susch five year plans. The  eleventh plan is currently underway. Prior to the fourth plan, the allocation of state resources was based on schematic patterns rather than a transparent and objective mechanism, which led to the adoption of the Gadgil formula in 1969. Revised versions of the formula have been used since then to determine the allocation of central assistance for state plans.

10 Questions on India’s Five Year Plans

During which Plan did prices show a decline? 

  What was the major obstruction in success of 4th plan ?

What is the correct duration of revised 6th plan ? 

Con sider following statements:1. Launching of Fourth five –year plan was postponed and three annual plans had to be resorted to between    1966 to 1969. 2. Fifth five-year plan was terminated a year earlier. 3. Eighth five-year plan commenced in 1992 instead of 1990Which of these statements are correct ?

 Rolling plan was designed for the period: 

The strategy of Rolling plan was adopted during the Prime Ministership of : 

What is a a rolling plan period ?

The basic feature of the Rolling Plans was that: 

During which plan ,the growth rate of agricultural production was negative in the : 

Which one of the following Five –Year Plans recognized human development as the core of all developmental efforts ? 


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