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-Part 2
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Question 1 of 10
In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following was focus area for the Second Five Year Plan ?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Which five year plan saw establsihment of the steel plants at Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Which is the correct sequence of the following strategies used for Five Year Plans inIndia?
1. Balanced growth
2. Rahabilitation of the economy
3. Industrial developmentCorrect
Question 5 of 10
During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest?Correct
Question 6 of 10
Which plan declared its objective of self-reliance and zero net foreign aid ?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Who of the following was the author of the chapter on “ Objectives of Planned Development” for the Third Five Year Plan ?Correct
Question 8 of 10
In which one of the following five year plans the actual growth performance inIndiain respect of G D P (at factor cost) was less than the target set ?Correct
Question 9 of 10
The 11 th Five Year Plan stategy to raise agricultural output envisages which of the following ?
1.Greater attention to land reforms.
2.Double the rate of growth of irrigated area.
3.Promote animal husbandry and fishery.
4.Interest free credit to the farmers. Select the correct answerCorrect
Question 10 of 10
Which of the statements given below is/ are corrct ?
1.Food for Work Programme was launched in Indiaduring the 10th Five Year Plan.
2. The Planning Commission inIndiais a constitutional body.Correct