Provided 25 MCQs on Profile of Children in India

Provided 25 MCQs on Profile of Children in India

1. The legal age for employment in hazardous industries for children in India is: A. 14 years B. 16 years C. 18 years D. 21 years Answer: B

2. The percentage of children in India's population, according to the 2011 census, is approximately: A. 15% B. 25% C. 35% D. 45% Answer: B

3. The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme was launched in India in the year: A. 1947 B. 1962 C. 1985 D. 2000 Answer: B

**4. The Right to Education Act (RTE) in India provides for free and compulsory education to children aged: A. 3-14 years B. 5-16 years C. 6-18 years D. 3-18 years Answer: C

5. The indicator used to measure malnutrition in children is: A. Body Mass Index (BMI) B. Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) C. Weight-for-age D. Height-for-age Answer: C

6. The National Policy for Children in India was formulated in the year: A. 2005 B. 2010 C. 2013 D. 2018 Answer: A

7. The major objective of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" initiative is to: A. Promote female education and gender equality B. Eliminate female infanticide and improve the status of the girl child C. Enhance healthcare facilities for women D. Encourage families to have more children Answer: B

8. The prevalence of child marriage is higher in which region of India: A. Northern region B. Southern region C. Eastern region D. Western region Answer: A

9. The indicator used to measure the overall development of children in India is: A. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) B. Human Development Index (HDI) C. Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) D. Child Development Index (CDI) Answer: D

10. The "Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK)" aims to address the health and development needs of adolescents in the age group of: A. 10-14 years B. 15-19 years C. 20-24 years D. 25-30 years Answer: B

11. The percentage of underweight children in India, as per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), is approximately: A. 10% B. 20% C. 30% D. 40% Answer: C

12. The "National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan)" in India primarily focuses on improving the nutritional status of: A. Pregnant women B. Adolescents C. Children under 6 years D. All of the above Answer: D

13. The indicator used to measure stunting in children is: A. Body Mass Index (BMI) B. Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) C. Weight-for-age D. Height-for-age Answer: D

14. The "Bal Kalyan Pariyojana" by the Ministry of Women and Child Development aims to provide: A. Healthcare facilities to children B. Nutrition support to children C. Skill development opportunities for children D. Education support to children Answer: A

15. The "National Policy for Children" recognizes the right of children to: A. Free healthcare B. Free education C. Participation, development, and protection D. None of the above Answer: C

16. The percentage of children engaged in child labor in India is highest in which sector: A. Agricultural sector B. Industrial sector C. Services sector D. Information Technology sector Answer: A

17. The "Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (SABLA)" primarily focuses on the nutrition and empowerment of: A. Adolescent boys B. Adolescent girls C. Young adults D. Elderly women Answer: B

18. The Child Helpline number "1098" is primarily used for: A. Reporting child abuse and emergencies B. Enrolling children in schools C. Providing financial assistance to children D. None of the above Answer: A

19. The percentage of out-of-school children in India is highest in which state: A. Bihar B. Kerala C. Maharashtra D. Tamil Nadu Answer: A

20. The "Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act" was enacted in the year: A. 2000 B. 2005 C. 2015 D. 2020 Answer: B

21. The "Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)" primarily aims to provide: A. Free healthcare to children B. Free education to children C. Free housing to children D. None of the above Answer: B

22. The percentage of anaemic children in India is highest in which age group: A. 0-5 years B. 6-10 years C. 11-15 years D. 16-18 years Answer: A

23. The "National Creche Scheme" aims to provide daycare facilities for the children of: A. Government employees B. Working mothers in urban areas C. Working mothers in the organized sector D. Working mothers in the unorganized sector Answer: D

24. The "Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS)" in India primarily focuses on: A. Nutrition support to children B. Protection and welfare of children in difficult circumstances C. Providing education to children D. None of the above Answer: B

25. The prevalence of child malnutrition is higher in which gender: A. Boys B. Girls C. Equal in boys and girls D. None of the above 

Answer: B 

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