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1. According to the Economic survey 2010-11 what percentage growth was recorded by the
manufacturing sector in 2010?
a. 9.1%
b. 8.6%
c. 7.3%
d. 8%
Answer: a
2. As per the economic Survey of India 2010-11, the production of food grains is estimated at over 232
million tonnes with record production of which food crop?
a. Rice
b. Wheat
c. Bajra
d. Maize
Answer: b
3. What is the percentage growth of GDP predicted by The Economic Survey for the financial year 2010-
a. 8.6%
b. 8.3%
c. 8.0%
d. 9.1%
Answer: a
4. The Economic Survey estimated the Forex reserves of India at over 297 billion US dollars. The surge
in Forex is attributed to growth in which of the following sector?
a. Export sector
b. Foreign Direct Investments
c. Agricultural output
d. Industrial output
Answer: a
5. Gross Fiscal Deficit stands at 4.8% of GDP. What was the percentage of Gross Fiscal Deficit in
a. 6.3%
b. 5.8%
c. 5.0%
d. 7.1%
Answer: a
6. Agriculture is expected to grow by what percentage in 2010-11 as per the Economic Survey?
a. 5.0%
b. 5.1%
c. 5.4%
d. 5.5%
Answer: c
7. What percentage of GDP growth at market prices was estimated by the Economic Survey 2010-11?
a. 9.0%
b. 9.5%
c. 9.7%
d. 10.0%
Answer: c
8. Exports surged by what percentage in the period between April to December 2010?
a. 25.0%
b. 29.5%
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b. 29.5%
c. 18.1%
d. 33.0%
Answer: b
9. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee proposed to increase the Income Tax Exemption Limit for
individual tax payers from 1 lakh 60 to _?
a. 1 lakh 80 thousand
b. 1 lakh 90 thousand
c. 2 lakh
d. 2 lakh 20 thousand
Answer: a
10. Which of the following was not proposed in the Union Budget 2011-12 presented by pranab Mukherjee?
1. Special vehicles were proposed to be created in the form of Infrastructure Debt Funds to attract
foreign funds.
2. Rs. 300 crore expenditure was proposed to promote horticulture centres in rain fed areas for
increasing crop productivity.
3. For the manufacturing sector, the budget proposed reduction of basic customs duty on raw silk from
30 to 5 per cent.
4. Concessional 10 per cent Excise Duty was also proposed for fuel cell or Hydrogen cell-technology-
based vehicles.
a. 1 & 3
b. Only 2
c. Only 4
d. 3 & 4
Answer: b
11. In the Budget it was proposed to provide sum of money for implementation of vegetable initiative to
set in motion a virtuous cycle of higher production and incomes for the farmers. What was the proposed
a. Rs 500 crore
b. Rs 300 crore
c. Rs 10000 crore
d. Rs 650 crore
Answer: b
12. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana was proposed to be being extended to the beneficiaries of which of the
following Union Government schemes?
a. Mahatma Gandhi NREGA beneficiaries
b. Beneficiaries of Swavlamban pension scheme
c. Indira Gandhi National old Age Pension scheme beneficiaries
d.Beneficiaries of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
Answer: a
13. Acknowledging the need for development of J&K and North-east, Mamata Banerjee introduced in the
Railway Budget 2011 a number measures for these two regions. In which of the following North-eastern
cities did the budget propose to set up a diesel locomotive centre?
a. Imphal
b. Manipur
c. Guwahati
d. Tripura
Answer: b
14. Read the two statements with regard to the passenger benefit plans proposed in the Railway Budget
1.The budget proposed extension of Train Management System to New Delhi, Bangalore, Secunderabad,
Ahmedabad and Lucknow stations to provide information on running of trains.
2.Mamta Banerjee introduced a new concept of Smart Card – Go India for long distance travel by Indian
Which of the two statements are true?
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 & 2
d. None of the above
Answer: c
15. According to Railway Budget 2011, railway card passes would be extended to the parents of the
unmarried posthumous winners of which of the following Awards?
1. Param Vir Chakra
2. Bharat Ratna
3. Ashok Chakra gallantry award
4. Padma Shri
a. 1 & 2
b. 2 & 3
c. 1, 2 & 3
d. 1 & 3
Answer: d
16. Which of the following schemes proposed in the Railway Budget 2011 is/are not meant for Railway
1. Expansion of Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment
2. Railway Vidyalaya Prabandhan Board
3. Sukhi Griha Scheme
4. Pradhan Mantri Rail Vikas Yojana
a. 1 & 3
b. 3 & 4

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b. 3 & 4
c. 2 & 4
d. 1 & 4
Answer: b
17. The electrical energy requirement of railways is growing rapidly with the expansion of the rail
infrastructure and traffic. Considering the rising demand the Ministry of Railways proposed to set up 700
MW power plant at Thakurli in Maharashtra. The power plant is proposed to be based on what form of
a. gas-based
b. coal-based
c. solar power
d. nuclear energy based
Answer: a
18. Ministry of Railways proposed to extend Anti Collision Device (ACD) to which of the following Railway
zones in India?
1. Eastern zone
2. East Central
3. North Eastern
4. South Central
a. 1 & 4
b. 2 & 4
c. 1 & 2
d. 1 & 3
Answer: c
19. With regard to the infrastructure development of Railways as proposed in Railway Budget 2011 which
statement/statements is/are false?
1. The budget proposed to lay 40 new lines, covering 1075 km.
2. The Ministry has allocated Rs 5406 crore for doubling of 867 km of lines
3. A greater thrust was given to the expansion of the rail network with a larger allocation of Rs 9583 cr
for new lines.
4. for gauge conversion over 1017 km. Rs 13820 crore was proposed
a. Only 1
b. 1 & 2
c. Only 4
d. 2 & 4
Answer: c
20. Read the two statements mentioned with regard to the budgetary allocations for addressing
environmental concerns.
1. The budget proposed that the solar lantern used in far-flung villages will attract no duty from 10 per
cent charged earlier.
2. To provide green and clean transportation for the masses, National Mission for Hybrid and Electric
Vehicles will be launched in the year 2011 in collaboration with all stakeholders.
Which of them is true?
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 & 2
d. None of the above
Answer: b
21. To enhance credit worthiness of economically weaker sections and LIG households, a Mortgage Risk
Guarantee Fund was announced to be created under which of the following scheme or Yojana?
a. Rajiv Awas Yojana
b. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
c. Indira Awas Yojana
d. Mahatama Gandhi NREGA
Answer: a
22. Read the following statements with regard to the allocation in the Educational sector as proposed by
on Budget 2011-12.
1. For Sarva Siksha Abhiyan the allocation was increased by 40 percent to 21000 crore rupees.
2. All institutions of higher learning will be connected through optical fibers by March 2012.
3. 500 crore rupees was proposed to be provided for national skill development fund.
4. For the needy scheduled castes ad scheduled tribe candidates studying in class-IX and Xth pre-matric
scholarship scheme was proposed to be introduced.
Which of the above mentioned statements is not true?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3 & 4
d. 4
Answer: b
23. The Basic Customs Duty exemption was proposed to be extended to which of the following sectors?
a. art and antiquities for exhibition or display in private art galleries
b. Cinematographic film, factory-built ambulances
c. syringes and needles
d. agricultural machinery
Answer: a
24. What amount of money was allocated for Bharat Nirman?
a. 1000 crore
b. 58000 crore
c. 55438 crore
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Answer: b
25. Which of the following statement/statements is/are true with reference to the Railway Budget 2011?
1. Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee proposed Annual Plan for the year 2011-12 at Rs 57630 cr which
is the highest ever plan investment by the railways in a single year.
2. Under the proposed Pradhan Mantri Rail Vikas Yojana the pending socially desirable lines would be
completed and other similar new line projects would also be taken up.
3. Mamata Banerjee declared 2010-11 as the Year of Green Energy.
4. 2 AC Double Decker Trains in the Jaipur-Delhi and Delhi-Ahmedabad routes were proposed.
Choose Answers:
a. 1,2 & 3
b. 1 & 4
c. 2 & 3
d. 1 & 2
Answer: d
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