RBI Grade B Government Scheme – Quiz 3

September 18, 2019
 
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Dear aspirants,
We are presenting you the Quiz 3 of our RBI Grade B Question Series 2019. These MCQs will cover the questions for RBI Grade B Government Scheme which are very important from exam point of view. Also do read the answers provided at the end of quiz.

RBI GRADE B QUESTION SERIES

Q1. Which ministry is implementing the ACROSS Scheme?

    1. Ministry of Earth Sciences
    2. Ministry of Communications
    3. Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
    4. Ministry of Human Resource Development

Q2. Consider the following statements about about PRASAD scheme?
a. It is implemented by Union Ministry of Tourism
b. Central government provides 100% funding
c. The number of sites covered under the scheme till now are 41
d.The scheme was launched in 2016
Select the correct answer from the following options

  1. Only a and b
  2. Only b and d
  3. Only a, c and d
  4. Only a, b and c

Q3. Under which scheme government has launched PAiSA (Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access)?

  1. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana
  2. Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
  3. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)
  4. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM)

Q4. The government has increased its contribution to National Pension System (NPS) Corpus to ____ for Central government employees.

    1. 11%
    2. 12%
    3. 13%
    4. 14%

Q5. According to Agriculture Export Policy 2018, what is the target of agriculture export by 2022?

    1. US$ 30+ Billion
    2. US$ 60+ Billion
    3. US$ 80+ Billion
    4. US$ 100+ Billion

Q6. What is the revised target of LPG connections that is to be provided to poor under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)?

    1. 8 crore
    2. 9 crore
    3. 10 crore
    4. 12 crore

Q7. Which ministry has launched the initiative Cyber Crime Reporting Portal?

    1. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    2. Ministry of Law and Justice
    3. Ministry of Home Affairs
    4. Ministry of Women and Child Development

Q8. Namami Gange Programme was launched in 2014 with budget outlay of ____?

    1. Rs 15000 crore
    2. Rs 20000 crore
    3. Rs 25000 crore
    4. Rs 30000 crore

Q9. In which state Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin Initiative has been launched by oil marketing companies?

    1. Andhra Pradesh
    2. Jharkhand
    3. Kerala
    4. Odisha

Q10. Who is implementing the Street Light National Programme?

    1. Energy Efficiency Services Limited
    2. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
    3. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
    4. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Answers

  1. 1
    The government has approved continuation of the nine sub-schemes of the umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” during 2017-2020 at an estimated cost of Rs. 1450 crore. It has been implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences through its institutes namely India Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Service(INCOIS)
  2. 4
    PRASAD was launched in 2014-15 by Union Ministry of Tourism. It aims at integrated development of pilgrimage destinations in planned, prioritised and sustainable manner to provide complete religious tourism experience. It focuses on the development and beautification of the identified pilgrimage destinations. For components within public funding under this scheme, Central Government will provide 100% funding. The number of sites under PRASAD has reached to 41 in 25 states.
  3. 3
    DAY-NULM is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme implemented by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. Its objective is to uplift urban poor folks by by enhancing sustainable livelihood opportunities through skill development. ‘PAiSA’ – Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access centralised electronic platform for quicker processing of loans under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM).
  4. 4
    Union Cabinet has decided to raise contribution of Central Government to National Pension System (NPS) corpus of its employees from 10% to 14%.
  5. 2
    The objectives of the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 is to double agricultural exports from present ~US$ 30+ Billion to ~US$ 60+ Billion by 2022 and reach US$ 100 Billion in the next few years thereafter, with a stable trade policy regime.
  6. 1
    The government has enhanced the target of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) from five crore to eight crore
  7. 3
    The Cybercrime reporting portal is an initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India under National Mission for the safety of women to facilitate victims/complainants to report cybercrime complaints online
  8. 2
    Namami Gange Programme is an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as ‘Flagship Programme’ by the Union Government in June 2014 with budget outlay of 20,000 Crore to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga. The 100% funds are provided by the central government.
  9. 4
    The oil marketing companies have launched Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin Initiative, as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Odisha. According to the data from the National Family Health Survey-4, overall use of sanitary napkins in Odisha is 33.5 per cent and only 42.8 per cent of rural women between the age of 15 and 24 years use proper hygienic methods of protection during menstruation. Around 100 local manufacturing units will be set up by oil marketing companies at Common Service Centres (CSCs) across 93 blocks in all 30 districts. Each facility will have the capacity to produce 1200-2000 pads each day
  10. 1
    Street Light National Programme is an initiative of the Government to promote energy efficiency in the country. Government aims to replace 3.5 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights. This would result in annual energy saving of 900 crore units and the total cost savings of municipalities every year will be Rs 5,500 crore. Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a Public Energy Services Company under the administration of Ministry of Power, Government of India (GoI) is the implementing agency for SLNP.

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