Economics: Multiple Choice Questions with Answers


Economics Multiple Choice Questions

These Economics Multiple Choice Questions are very important for candidates preparing for competitive examinations such as UPSC, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, Banking, etc.

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1. The concept of Economic Planning in India is derived from?



C. Australia

D. Russia

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2. The Great Depression occurred during –

A. 1914- 1918

B. 1929 – 1934

C. 1939 – 1945

D. 1922 – 1926

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Correct Answer is B

The Great Depression originated in the USA after the fall in stock prices.

During the Depression time, economic activity becomes very low for a long period and a large number of people gets unemployed.

3. Who is called the father of economics?

A. Ricardo

B. Malthus

C. Adam Smith

D. J. M. Keynes

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Correct Answer is C

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4. Planning Commission was constituted on?

A. 15 March 1948

B. 15 March 1949

C. 15 March 1950

D. 15 March 1951

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Correct Answer is C

The Prime Minister is the ex-officio Chairman of this Commission.

Now, this body is known by the name of NITI AYOG.

5. The first five-year plan was based on?

A. Herold Domar Model

B. P.C. Mahalanobis Model

C. Both of the above

D. None of above

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Correct Answer is A

The second five-year plan (19561961) was based on P.C. Mahalanobis Model.

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