Important Schemes Current Affairs Quiz – 1

1. Which Job guarantee scheme by Indian Government assures 100 days of employment in any year to the rural people willing to do unskilled manual public related work ?

 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA)
 Pradhan Mantri Employment Guarantee Scheme
 NRHM
 Bharat Nirman
( Ans – 1)

2. The objective of Indira Awaas Yojana by Indian Government is to–

 Construct Houses for BPL Rural Population
 Create Slum Free Cities
 Provide cheap Housing Loans to Urban Middle Class People
 Provide Free education to Rural Poor Children
( Ans – 1)

3. ASHA workers are local women that act as health educators and promoters in their rural communities as part of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). ASHA Stands for–

 Alleged Social Health Activist
 Accredited Social Health Activist
 Arranged Social Health Activist
 Accustomed Social Health Activist
( Ans – 2)

4. National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is meant to provide Life, Disability, health and Pension cover to which social group ?

 Unorganized Sector Workers
 Middle Class Service people
 BPL (Below Poverty Line) People
 Civil Servants
( Ans – 1)

5. Which of these welfare schemes is currently not covered under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) –

 National Family Benefit Scheme
 Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
 Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme
 Swavalamban pension scheme for unorganized sector people
( Ans – 4)

6. Swabhimaan scheme is an initiative by the Indian Government which is meant to –

 Enforce Financial Inclusion to take banking services to rural people
 Provide Old Age pension to people in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category
 Create Job opportunities for rural unskilled people
 Provide Health Cover to Unorganized sector people
( Ans – 1)

7. Swavalamban scheme is introduced by the Indian Government with the aim of –

 Create more job opportunities for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category
 Providing cheap housing to rural people below BPL
 Implementing Financial Inclusion
 Provide Old Age pension to people in the unskilled sector
( Ans – 4)

8. The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme is meant to provide pension amount of INR 200 per month to person above the age of –

 60 Years
 65 Years
 62 Years
 68 Years
( Ans – 2)

9. Mamoni scheme is Implemented in which state recently to counter increase in Maternal mortality Ratio –

 Uttar Pradesh
 Assam
 Himachal Pradesh
 Andhra Pradesh
( Ans – 2)

10. Panch Parmeshwar Scheme is recently implemented in which state to empower the village Panchayats ?

 Andhra Pradesh
 Madhya Pradesh
 Himachal Pradesh
 Uttar Pradesh
( Ans – 2)

11.Which Indian State has recently launched the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana to Improve access of medical facilities to its people (Both Below and above poverty line) ?

 Maharahstra
 Madhya Pradesh
 Tamilnadu
 Uttar Pradesh
( Ans – 1)

12. Annapurna Scheme was launched by Indian Government with aim of –

 Providing cheaper food grains to People working in unorganized sector
 Providing free of cost food grains to people below poverty line,
 Providing free of cost mid day meal to the children in rural schools
 Providing free of cost food grains to people that are eligible for National Old age pension scheme but are not getting the pension.
( Ans – 4)

13.The planned Expenditure of PMGSY (Pradhan Mantri Gramya Sadak Yojana) has been increased to what amount in the proposed Union Budget 2013 –

 Rs. 22000 Crore
 Rs. 24000 Crore
 Rs. 26000 Crore
 Rs. 20000 Crore
( Ans – 2)

14.The funds allocation for BGREI scheme has been increased to 1000 Crore from 400 crore after it resulted in increased production of Paddy in FY 2011-12. BGREI Stands for –

 Bringing Global Revolution in Eastern India
 Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India
 Bridging Green Revolution in Eastern India
 Bridging Global Revolution in Eastern India
( Ans – 2)

15.The Sarva Shikhya Abhiyan with Slogan of Each One teach One is meant to provide elementary education to all in timely manner. The funds Allocation for this movement of government of India is increased in FY 2012-13 Budget by 21.7 % to –

 Rs. 25,555 Crore
 Rs. 26,666 Crore
 Rs. 25,000 Crore
 Rs. 26,000 Crore
( Ans – 1)

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