Agriculture and Rural Development Questions and Answers Notes for NABARD and UPSC Set-13
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Question 1: The 22nd Small Farmers Agri Business meeting is chaired by which of the following ministers which was held in New Delhi recently?
a: PM Narendra Modi
b: Minister of Food Processing Industries – Harsimrat Kaur Badal
c: Minister of Commerce and Industry – Suresh Prabhu
d: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ welfare – Radha Mohan Singh
e: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment – Thaawarchand Gehlot
Question 2: What is the approximate initial outlay for National Nutrition Mission set up by government of India for a period of three years starting from 2017-18?
a: Rs 9046 Crore
b: Rs 11510 Crore
c: Rs 4755 Crore
d: Rs 8905 Crore
e: Rs 6878 Crore
Question 3: India was awarded certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by Convention on International Trade in endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which is administered by which of the following organizations?
a: UN- Development Programme
b: UN- Security Council
c: UN- Environment Programme
d: International Maritime Organization
Question 4: What is the name of the Operation for which India has been awarded certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by Convention on International Trade in endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)?
a: Operation – Save Wild life
b: Operation – Smile
c: Operation – Blue
d: Operation – Save Kurma
e: Operation – Endangered Species
Question 5: Every year December 05th is observed by Food and Agriculture Organizations on which of the following days?
a: World Water Day
b: World Food Day
c: World Soil Day
d: World Environment Day
e: World Habitat Day
Question 6: Government of India has signed a USD 250 Million loan agreement with which of the following International Organizations for SANKALP project to support livelihood?
b: World Bank
c: International Finance Corporation
d: EXIM Bank of India
e: Asian Development Bank
Question 7: India and Israel have jointly setup a center of excellence for floriculture in which of the following states?
b: Andhra Pradesh
c: West Bengal
d: Arunachal Pradesh
e: Jammu and Kashmir
Question 8: Which of the following ministries has recently launched National Strategic Plan 2017-2024 and Mission SAMPARK to eradicate HIV/AIDS by 2030 in India?
a: Ministry of Skill development and entrepreneurship
b: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
c: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
d: Ministry of Women and Child Development
e: Minister of Human Resource and Development
Question 9: The International Conference on climate change – Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya – Developing Solutions towards a sustainable future for Asia is held recently in which of the following cities?
a: New Delhi
e: Singapore City
Question 10: The 7th International ground water conference was held in which of the following cities recently?
a: New Delhi
Question 01: D
Question 02: A
Question 03: C
Question 04: D
Question 05: C
Question 06: B
Question 07: A
Question 08: B
Question 09: C
Question 10: A