GS Prelims: Indian Economy

Last modified: Jul 03, 2017

Prelims MCQ Topics Gross Cropped Area and Net Cropped Area, The share of agriculture in GDP of India, Share of agriculture in GCF (Gross Capital Formation), Current Growth Trends in Indian Agriculture, Issues with Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Workers as part of Population and Labour Force, Agri-Imports and Exports Introduction &…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Food Grains Production Data, Rice and Rice Cropping Patterns, GI Protected varieties of Rice, Basmati Rice, Wheat and Coarse Cereals, Trends in consumption pattern of Coarse cereals, Pulses, Farming system represents the crops, cropping systems as well as other agriculture related enterprises such as animal husbandry, fisheries…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Oilseeds, Issues with Pulse production and price trends, Dependency in Edible Oil, Oil Palm, Government Policy towards Oil Palm Promotion, Sustainable Oil Palm production, Sugarcane Production, Sugar Industry problems, Cotton, Tea, Coffee, Tea Varieties, Coffee Varieties, Darjeeling Tea, Assam Team, Nilgiri Tea and Kangra Tea and issues…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Key horticulture crops, Crop rotation, Intercropping, Sequential Cropping, Rice-Wheat Cropping systems Horticultural Crops There has been a common myth that India produces more food grains than fruits & vegetables. The fact is that fruits & vegetables are grown more than food grains in India. In 2012-13, food…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Distribution of Livestock in India, Livestock and the structural shift in the agricultural sector, Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan, consumption dynamics in Dairy products, Inland versus Marine Production, Inland Aquaculture & Blue Revolution, Institutional Structure for Support in Poultry Animal Husbandry & Dairy Development Agriculture and Allied…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Basic Elements, Issues and Impacts of Green Revolution, Second or Third Green Revolution, Rainbow Revolution The significant increase in agricultural production in 1960s consequent upon the adoption of new agricultural strategy and use of HYV seeds and chemical fertilizers is called Green Revolution. The key pillars of…
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Prelims MCQ Topics The National Commission on Farmers, BGREI scheme, Raindow Revolution, Minimum Support Price Scheme, Buffer Stocks and Buffer Norms, Food Security, Provisions of NFSA, Human Life Cycle Approach Foodgrains Management and Public Distribution System Over 30 Lakh people of our country died due to starvation and malnutrition during…
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Model Questions Gross Command Area and Cultivable / Cultural Command Area, Gross Irrigated Area and Net Irrigated Area, Irrigation Potential Created and Irrigation Potential Utilized, Minor, Medium and Major Irrigation Schemes, Sources of Irrigation, States under Well, Canal and Tank irrigation, Command Area Development Programme, Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme, Pradhan…
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Model Questions Various classes of seeds, Seed Replacement, Government's seed policy, Protection of Plant Variety Act, Basic Knowledge about Fertilizers, Types of Chemical Fertilizers, Fertilizer Subsidy Policy, Policy around natural gas, Neem Coated Urea, Precision Farming, Recent technologies in farming. Seeds and Seeds Related Issues Classes of Seeds Seeds are…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Industrial Growth and Industrial Policies, Industrial Structure and Growth Trends, Industrial Growth Trends in first three Five Year Plans, Structural Changes in the Industrial Sector in last 65 years, Rise of Heavy and Capital Goods Sector, Rise of Public sector, Various Types of Goods and IIP, Various…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Cement Industry, Types of Cement Grade, Cement Making Process, Portland Cement versus White Cement, Environment Impacts of Cement Industry, Concretization and its impacts, Coal Sector, Types of Coals, Fly Ash, India's Coal Resources, Power Sector, Largest producers, consumers and exporters of oil; BTU/ Joule; Upstream, Downstream in…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Kusidin, Presidency Banks, Imperial Bank of India, Hilton Young Commission, Nationalization of Banks and their impact, Scheduled Versus Non-scheduled banks, Old and New Private Sector Banks, RBI policy towards Foreign Banks, Regional Rural Banks, Different Rural Cooperatives, Unit Banking / Branch Banking, Mixed, Chain, Retail / Wholesale…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Call Money, Notice Money and Term Money, Treasury Bills, Certificate Of Deposits, Commercial Paper, Functions of Money Markets, M0, M1, M2, M3, M4, Narrow Money / Broad Money, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, Real Return of Rate, Real Assets and Financial Assets, Short Term and Long Term Investment Options.…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Fiscal Policy Versus Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy Instruments, Impacts of Fiscal Policy Instruments, Taxation powers of states / governments, Concurrent / Residuary Powers of taxation, Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Sales Tax / VAT / CENVAT, Tax devolution, Votable and Non-Votable Expenditures, Cut motions, Vote on Account, Tax…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Dependency Ratio, Demographic Transition Theory, Age Sex Pyramids, Push Pull Factors of Migration, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Total Fertility Rate, Demographic Dividend & Longevity Dividend, Census Act Provisions, Canvasser method and ‘householder’ method of enumeration, Population Extremes (highest, lowest states, districts), SECC Objectives, data, angle of deprivation,…
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Key Terms in AgricultureGross Cropped Area and Net Cropped AreaGross cropped area is the total area sown counted for as many times as many it is sown. Net sown area is area counted for once even if it is sown for more than once.Subsistence farming & Commercial FarmingIn subsistence farming,…