Kerala PSC GK | Facts About India - 10

1. In which day Gandhiji was assassinated? - Friday
2. Who was the leader of Dharma Sabha which has the chief objective to counter act the propaganda of Brahma Samaj? - Radhakant Dev
3. Who wrote the book ‘Gandhi and Anarchy’? - C.Sankaran Nair
4. The prime minister who signed on Lahore Declaration with Nawaz Sherif of Pakistan: - A B Vajpayee
5. The autobiography of Morarji Desai: - Story of My Life
6. Who succeeded Rajiv Gandhi as tminister of India: - V.P.Singh
7. To whom Jawaharlal Nehru dedicated his autobiography? - Kamala Nehru
8. The final resting place of Jawaharlal Nehru: - Santhi Van
9. Who performed the role of Jawaharlal Nehru in the film ‘Gandhi’? - Roshan Seth
10. The first bank in India - Bank of Hindustan
11. Kirit Parikh Committee was set up to review - Petroleum pricing
12. Depreciation means - loss of equipment overtime due to wear and tear
13. Disinvestment in Public Sector is called? - Privatisation
14. India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in - April 1957
15. Money value of goods and services producing in a country during a year is called - National Income
16. How many banks were nationalised in 1980? - Six
17. The Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited (ICICI) was founded in - 1955
18. The founder of Oriental Life Insurance Company - Anita Bhavsar
19. Where is the head office of New India Assurance? - Mumbai
20. The celebrated work on Indian economic history ‘The Industrial Evolution in India inRecent Times’ was written by - D.R.Gadgil
21. The apex bank of industrial credit in India. - IDBI
22. The first National Income Committee was constituted in the year - 1949
23. The full form of ‘P.P.P.’ in financial world - Purchasing Power Parity
24. The prominent function of Central Statistical Organisation - To collect national income statistics
25. The headquarters of Allahabad bank is in - Kolkata
26. The economic planning proposed by eight leading industrialists in 1945 is known as - Bombay plan
27. The insurance company that was founded by Dorab Tata - New India Assurance
28. NAFED is connected with - Agricultural marketing
29. The identifying number given to the income tax payers by the Department is - Permanent Account Number (PAN)
30. Which five year plan was called Harrold Domer model? - First FYP
31. A multinational is - A company operating in many countries
32. Economic growth is usually coupled with - Inflation
33. In which country Green Revolution was started? - Mexico
34. National Development Council was formed in: - 1952
35. The ex officio chairman of the National Development Council is: - Prime Minister
36. The first book on Indian Planning entitled ‘Planned Economy’ for India was the attempt of - M.Visvesvarayya
37. The first Insurance company established for Indians - Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society
38. The Panchayat Raj system was introduced in 1959 under the recommendation of: - Belwant Rai Mehta Committee
39. Repo rate means - The rate at which RBI sells securities in Commercial Bank
40. Father of Green Revolution in India - M.S.Swaminathan
41. In which area priority was given in the first Five year Plan? - Agriculture
42. In which field Co-operative Movement was started for the first time in India? - Agricultural Credit
43. When was the New Liberalized Industrial Policy was announced in India? - 1991
44. The main objective of Prime Minister’s Grama Sadak Yojana(PMGSY) - To construct all weather roads to connect hilly areas and main roads
45. People’s Plan was envisaged by - M.N.Roy
46. Which Five Year Plan is referred to as ‘Industrial and Transport Plan’? - Second
47. India copied the idea of Five Year Plans from: - Former Soviet Union
48. The Ashok Mehta Committee was appointed in: - 1977
49. The Rolling Plan concept in National Planning was introduced by: - Janatha Government
50. Where is National Institute of Rural Development situated? - Hyderabad

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