MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 3 Politics of Planned Development

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 3 Politics of Planned Development

1. Which of the following is not a contributory factor for development?
(a) Abundance of national resources
(b) Character of people
(c) Frequent and free elections
(d) Level of technology 
► (b) Character of people

2. During 1965-67 which state faced a near famine situation?
(a) Tamil Nadu.
(c) Andhra Pradesh.
(b) Bihar
(d) Manipur.
► (c) Bihar

3. Socialist model of development was related to
(a) U.S.A.
(b) Europe.
(c) USSR.
(d) Pakistan.
► (c) USSR.

4. Tribals of Odisha fear their displacement due to the extraction of which mineral?
(a) Copper
(b) Zinc
(c) Uranium
(d) Iron ore
► (d) Iron ore

5. The state which has achieved nearly total literacy in India is
(a) Tamil Nadu.
(b) Andhra Pradesh.
(c) Kerala.
(d) Manipur.
► (c) Kerala.

6. The idea of Five Year Plan was adopted in India from
(a) United States of America.
(b) Japan.
(c) United Soviet Socialist Republics.
(d) Australia.
► (c) United Soviet Socialist Republics.

7. What was the name given to the model of decentralised planning adopted by southern state of India?
(a) Kerala Model
(b) Tamil Nadu Model
(c) Andhra Pardesh Model
(d) Karnataka Model
► (a) Kerala Model

8. What is the name of document that the government of India prepares that has a plan for all its income and expenditure?
(a) Census Report
(b) Statistical Abstract
(c) Budget
(d) Union Addresses
► (c) Budget

9. The Second Five Year Plan was launched in
(a) 1955.
(b) 1956.
(c) 1957.
(d) 1958. 
► (b) 1956.

10. The principal obstacle in the way of agricultural growth was the
(a) people's attitude.
(b) status of Zamindars.
(c) pattern of land distribution.
(d) heath of farmers.
► (c) pattern of land distribution.

11. Which of the following ideas did not form part of the early phase of India’s development policy?
(a) Planning
(b) Liberalisation
(c) Co-operative Farming
(d) Self-sufficiency
► (b) Liberalisation

12. Which of these statements about the Bombay Plan is incorrect?
(a) It was a blueprint for India’s economic future.
(b) It supported state-ownership of industry.
(c) It was made by some leading industrialists.
(d) It supported strongly the idea of planning.
► (a) It was a blueprint for India’s economic future.

13. Which are the two models of development?
(a) Capitalist and Socialist
(b) Capitalist and Marxist
(c) Capitalist and Gandhism
(d) None of the above
► (a) Capitalist and Socialist

14. _______ was introduced to bring about revolutionary changes in agriculture.
(a) WhiteRevolution
(b) Green Revolution
(c) Yellow Revolution
(d) Pink Revolution
► (b) Green Revolution
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