10 MCQ on Factors leading to development of planning in India.


  1. Which historical context influenced the development of planning in India? a) Industrial revolution b) Struggle for independence c) World War II d) Technological advancements Answer: b) Struggle for independence

  2. Who was the first Prime Minister of India and a key advocate of planning? a) Mahatma Gandhi b) Jawaharlal Nehru c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel d) Subhas Chandra Bose Answer: b) Jawaharlal Nehru

  3. What was the primary objective of India's planning process under Nehruvian socialism? a) Achieving self-sufficiency b) Privatization of industries c) Promoting foreign investments d) Dismantling public sector enterprises Answer: a) Achieving self-sufficiency

  4. Which approach did India adopt for its economic development during the early years of planning? a) Capitalism b) Socialism c) Communism d) Liberalism Answer: b) Socialism

  5. Which initiative aimed to increase agricultural productivity in India? a) Green Revolution b) Blue Revolution c) White Revolution d) Golden Revolution Answer: a) Green Revolution

  6. What was the main focus of planning in the 1990s in India? a) Reducing poverty b) Technological advancements c) Economic liberalization d) Strengthening the public sector Answer: c) Economic liberalization

  7. What has been the recent trend in planning in India regarding decision-making and participation? a) Centralization b) Decentralization c) Privatization d) Globalization Answer: b) Decentralization

  8. Which technological advancements have influenced India's planning process? a) Internet of Things (IoT) b) Artificial Intelligence (AI) c) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) d) Blockchain technology Answer: c) Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  9. What global framework has influenced India's planning process for sustainable development? a) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) b) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) c) Kyoto Protocol d) Paris Agreement Answer: b) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  10. Which international cooperation has India sought to address development challenges? a) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) b) International Monetary Fund (IMF) c) World Trade Organization (WTO) d) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Answer: a) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


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