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I am providing you the question paper of Indian Economy of B.A Economics of School of Distance Education of University of Calicut

University of Calicut SDE B.A Economics question paper

Indian Economy

I. select the accurate ans. Write only the alphabet.

1) The factors influencing the quality of population are
a) Life expectancy b) Level of literacy
c) Level of tech. training d) Growth rate of population

2) Green Revolution in India refers to
a) Service sector b) Agricultural sector
c) Milk production d) Financial sector

3) The ex-officio-Chairman of the Planning Commission is the
a) President b) Prime Minister
c) Lok Sabha Speaker d) Defence Minister

4) Qualitative Credit Control do not include
a) Open market operation b) Bank rate
c) Cash Reserve Rate d) RBI directives

5) Most of the unemployment in urban areas
a) Open and undisguised b) Seasonal and disguised
c) Frictional and cyclical d) None of the above
(5×1=5 Marks)

II. State whether actual or false :
6) Underemployment is a situation under which employed people are contributing
to production less than they are capable of.

7) Indian plans do not lay down investment targets for both public and private

8) Kissan Credit Card System (KCCS) introduced in 1998-'99 is an innovative
mechanism for facilitating access to short-term credit to farmers.

9) 'World Trade Organization' is changed by General Agreement on Tariffs and

10) Monitary policy of govt. of India is not related to taxation. (5×1=5 Marks)

III. Fill in the blanks :
11) New Agricultural technology consist of _____________
a) Mechanisation b) Globalisation
c) Liberalisation d) Privatisation

12) The targets of growth rates fixed were achieved in ________ 5 Year Plan.
a) 3rd b) Fourth
c) 2nd d) Ninth

13) The New Industrial Policy of the Govt. of India announced on ___________
a) July 24, 1991 b) January 26, 1991
c) July 24, 2000 d) January 26, 2002

14) The Reserve Bank of India was passed in __________
a) 1947 b) 1934
c) 1950 d) 1949

15) Kerala ranks ___________ in gender related Development Index.
a) 1st b) Second
c) 4th d) 10th (5×1=5 Marks)

IV. describe any 4 of the subsequent :
16) Subsistence agriculture.
17) Multinational Corporations.
18) Great Mineral Region.
19) Birth rate.
20) Optimum population. (4×1=4 Marks)

V. ans any 7 of the subsequent in not more than half a page.
21) Rural and urban migration.
22) Land reform measures in India.
23) Nature of economic policies prior to 1991 in Kerala.
24) Role of public sector enterprises in Kerala.
25) Emergence of Tertiary Sector in Kerala.
26) Regional disparity in India.
27) Multinational Corporation in India.
28) 2nd Generation Reforms in India.
29) Nehru – Mahalanobi's model.
30) Industrial policy and development during the post-reform period. (7×3=21 Marks)

VI. ans any 6 of the subsequent every in not more than 1 page.
31) What do you mean by Kerala model of development ?
32) discuss the role of industrial sector in the development of Indian economy.
33) explain the impact of gulf-migration on Kerala economy.
34) discuss the different poverty alleviation and employment generation programmes
currently in force in India.
35) elaborate the main features of economic policy in India ?
36) discuss the role of Reserve Bank of India in currency control.
37) elaborate the main functions of WTO ?
38) discuss the role of tertiary sector in Kerala's economic development.
39) discuss the various elements of industrial growth during pre-reform period.
40) elaborate the important features of National Population Policy of 2000.
(6×5=30 Marks)

VII. ans any 3 of the subsequent not exceeding 3 pages.
41) provide a brief account of financial sector reforms in India in the post reform
42) discuss the features and structure of Indian Economy.
43) discuss the patterns in economic growth during the post liberalisation period in
44) explain the various agricultural strategy and the impact of Green Revolution
in India.
45) explain the twin issues of poverty and unemployment during 1947-1991
and to what extent they affect the various strategies of Indian economy.
46) Examine the reasons for the industrial backwardness in Kerala and suggest
suitable measures to solve this issue. (3×10=30 Marks)


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