Quiz 362 : Socio- Economic Awareness for Bank PO Examinations & Other Competitive Examinations
1.World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization. What is the theme of World Health Day 2010?
(A)Make every mother and child count
(B)Be part of a global movement to make cities healthier
(C)Save lives, Make Hospitals Safe in Emergencies
(D)International health security
(E)Work Together for health
2.In which year an act was passed in India which provides for constitution of a National Social Security Board and State Social Security Boards which will recommend social security schemes for unorganized workers?
3.In India’s Eleventh Five Year Plan, a comprehensive skill development programme with wide coverage throughout the country has been initiated by the Government. What is the target of skilled persons by the year 2022 has been fixed by The Coordinated Action Plan for Skill Development?
(E)None of them
4.Which among the following Constitutional Amendment Acts led to insertion of Article 21-A in Part III of the Constitution that made free and compulsory education for all children between 6 and 14 years of age, a fundamental right?
(A)76th Constitutional Amendment Act
(B)78th Constitutional Amendment Act
(C) 86th Constitutional Amendment Act
(D)87th Constitutional Amendment Act
(E)90th Constitutional Amendment Act
5.In context with the various development programmes launched by government of India, which among the programme has been most recently launched?
(A)Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY)
(B)Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA)
(C)Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
(D)Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
(E)Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna
6.Which among the following is not a correct statement regarding Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
(A)UIDAI will provide unique identification numbers linked to a person’s demographic and biometric information.
(B)The UID, apart from being a proof of identity and also envisages to confer citizenship.
(C)Unique Identification Authority of India’s role is limited to issuing the number, it will not issue a card
(D)The authority plans to cover 600 million people within four years from the start of the project.
(E)All the above statements are correct
7.As we know the Eleventh Five Year plan’s tenure will end in 2012. Till now, in the Eleventh Five Year Plan how many new Indian Institutes of Management have been established ?
8.As per the data of Ministry of Health & family welfare, what is the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) Per 100,000 live births in India (the latest data as per economic survey 2009-10 is of 2004-05) ?
9.One of the major innovations of the National Rural Health Mission (launched 2005) is the creation of a cadre of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA). Approximately what is the number of Asha workers in India currently?
10.Which among the following scheme of the Government of India envisages setting up of six All-India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS)-like institutions in the country as a component of this scheme during implementation of its first phase?
(A)Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
(C)Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojna
(D)Central Government Health Scheme
(E)None of them,
11.In context with various disease control programmes in India, which among the following disease does not come under the purview of
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12.In context with various development programmes in India, who among the following are the targets of SABLA scheme?
(A)Female Children below 6 years
(C)Woman below poverty Line
13.As notified by the Government under section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act 1992, how many communities in India come under minorities?
14.In which state of India is located Nokia Special Economic Zone ?
15.Which among the following organizations releases from time to time the publication titled “Database on Indian Economy”?
(A)Central Statistical organization
(B)National Sample Survey Organization
(C)Department of Economic Affairs,
(D)Reserve Bank of India
16.In context with banking and Finance markets, what is Collateralized Borrowing and Lending Obligation (CBLO)”, ?
(A)Its an scheme for exporters who need to fulfill some obligations while seeking its benefit
(B)It’s a process of Reserve bank of India to lend money to the State Governments for short term under certain obligations
(C)It’s a money Market Instrument of Reserve bank of India
(D)It’s a future trading obligation in currency future markets
(E)It’s a generic term mostly used for syndicate loans
17.Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) which was launched on April 1, 199 has been allocated Rs.2,984 crore in Union Budget 2010-11. What is the central government’s share of the funds , if this scheme is implemented in a North East state ?
18.With the growth & industrialization of world’s economies, the carbon dioxide emissions from the use of fossil fuels continue to build in the atmosphere, accelerating global warming. As per the International Energy Agency , the Energy-related carbon dioxide accounts for what fraction of Global Green House Gas? (this question is based upon IEA data 2008)
19.In which year the International Labour Organization adopted the Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention?
20.Where is located World Conservation Monitoring Centre, a biodiversity information and assessment arm of the United Nations Environment Programme ?
(E)None of them