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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Food Security in India - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Food Security in India - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

In which state are 94 % of all fair price shops run by Cooperatives ?


Answer :

Maharashtra
Punjab
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat


Question :

_______________________is a payment that a government makes to a producer to supplement the market price of a commodity.


Answer :

Maximum Retail Price
Minimum Retail Price
Subsidy
Discount


Question :

Buffer stock is the stock of food grains, namely wheat and rice procured by the government through


Answer :

IFCI
FCI
IDBI
FICCI


Question :

Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh recorded significant increase in ______________due to Green Revolution.


Answer :

crop rotation
rice yield
multiple cropping
cotton production


Question :

Which of the following are kinds of ration cards issued in India ?


Answer :

Antyodaya cards
APL cards
BPL cards
AH of the above


Question :

The number of expecting and nursing mothers and children under the age of 5 years who are food insecure is


Answer :

11 crore
25 crore
100 crore
none of the above


Question :

___________________families have been covered under the AAY.


Answer :

2 crore
2.15 crore
1.5 crore
2.20 crore


Question :

Verify what is common among the following places in India - Kalahandi and Kashipur in Orissa, Baran district of Rajasthan and Palamau district of Jharkhand.


Answer :

Famine like condition
Earthquake
Drought
Poverty


Question :

Farmers are paid a pre-announced price for their crops by FCI which is known as


Answer :

Issue price
Cost Price
Market price
Minimum Support Price (MSP)


Question :

Which type of hunger is a consequence of diets persistently inadequate in terms of quantity and quality ? [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Chronic hunger
Seasonal hunger
Fast kept due to spiritual reasons
None of the above