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The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission :

 A) is the Prime Minister B) is the Planning Minister C) holds the rank of a cabinet minister D) is an economist of repute

 C) holds the rank of a cabinet minister

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1). Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?
 A). Shri Jawaharlal Nehru B). Dr. Rajendra Prasad C). Shri V.T. Krishnamachari D). Shri C. Rajagopalachari
2). Persons below the poverty line in India are classified as such based on whether :
 A). they are entitled to a minimum prescribed food basket B). they get work for a prescribed minimum number of days in a year C). they belong to agricultural labourer household and the scheduled caste/tribesocial group D). their daily wages fall below the prescribed minimum wages
3). Which Committee's recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in India?
 A). Dutt Committee B). Chelliah Committee C). Chakravorty Committee D). Lakdawala Committee
4). Consider the following statements :
Regional disparities in India are high and have been rising in recent years
because :
1. There is persistent investment over time only in Select locales
2. Some areas agro climatically less conducive to development
3. Some areas continue to face little or no agrarian transformation and the
consequent lack of social and economic opportunities
4. Some areas have faced continuous political instability
 A). 1, 2 and 3 B). 1, 2 and 4 C). 1, 3 and 4 D). 2, 3 and 4
5). Absolute Poverty means :
 A). poverty in terms of absolute number of people B). poverty in terms of the basic minimum calorie requirements C). poverty in terms of the prevailing price level D). poverty in terms of the absolute level of unemployment

6). Which among the following definitions has been given by the World Bank to define people below the poverty line?
 A). Income not exceeding $1 a day B). Income not exceeding 50 cent a day C). Income not exceeding$ 2 a day D). Income not exceeding \$ 1.5 a day