Economic Scenario (Rajasthan)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. What is the proposed plan expenditure in percentage of total expenditure on electricity in Rajasthan’s budget 2021-22?

(a) 52.19%
(b) 14.32%
(c) 7.42%
(d) 12.05%

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2021]


2. The base year for wholesale price index in Rajasthan is

(a) 1999-2000
(b) 2011-12
(c) 1986-87
(d) 2004-05

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2016]


3. Which is the base year of Rajasthan’s general wholesale Price Index?

(a) 1999-2000
(b) 2005-2006
(c) 2010-2011
(d) 2011-2012

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


4. The name of the top cooperative bank of Rajasthan is

(a) Regional Gramin Bank
(b) Primary Cooperative Bank
(c) State Cooperative Bank
(d) Central Cooperative Bank

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1994]


5. Which is being adopted in Rajasthan for its fast economic development?

(a) Free trade policy
(b) The policy of quasi-freedom and protection
(c) Economic planning policy
(d) Socialist policy

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1999]


6. What is true with the present position of the revenue account in the budget of Rajasthan?

(a) Revenue deficit is alarming.
(b) Revenue deficit is under control.
(c) Revenue deficit is less than other neighboring states.
(d) There is a revenue surplus.

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2012]


7. Indicate the share of industries in GSDP of Rajasthan in 2010-11 at 2004-05 prices.

(a) 13%
(b) 18 %
(c) 24%
(d) 30%

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2012]


8. Which of the following items provide maximum revenue in the Revenue Receipts of Rajasthan budget in recent years?

(a) Share in central taxes
(b) State’s tax revenue
(c) Non-tax revenue
(d) Union grant

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


9. The growth rate of GSDP (Gross State Domestic Product) at constant prices (2011-12) for the year 2017-18 in Rajasthan was

(a) 7.16%
(b) 4.5%
(c) 6.23%
(d) 10.67%

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


10. As per the advance estimates, per capita income of Rajasthan at constant prices (2011-12) for the year 2020-21 is :

(a) Rs. 79,722
(b) Rs. 97,227
(c) Rs. 72,297
(d) Rs. 75,527

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2021]


11. The share of agriculture in the net state domestic product at the constant price in Rajasthan is

(a) 40%
(b) 42%
(c) 44%
(d) 48%

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1992, R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]


12. The ratio of fiscal deficit to gross state domestic product of Rajasthan in the year 2011-12 was-

(a) 3%
(b) 2.5%
(c) 1.9%
(d) 0.9%

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]


13. Per Capita Income at current prices in Rajasthan during 2007-08 is about-

(a) 20,000
(b) 22,000
(c) 24,000
(d) 18,000

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2008]


14. The per capita income (at current price) in Rajasthan for the year 1990-91 is

(a) Rs 1841
(b) Rs 2327
(c) Rs 3595
(d) Rs 4214

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1992]


15. The expected per capita income at the current price in Rajasthan for the year 1996-97 is –

(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 7500
(c) Rs. 7800
(d) Rs. 7000

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]


16. Indraprastha Industrial area has been established in Rajasthan in –

(a) Jaipur
(b) Jodhpur
(c) Alwar
(d) Kota

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1999]


17. ‘RAJCON’ was established in 1978 with a view to provide :

(a) Marketing, organizational and technical help to small entrepreneurs
(b) Help the government with heavy construction activities
(c) Raw material to textile mills
(d) Legal help to government enterprises

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 1999]


18. Identify the incorrect feature of the recently declared ‘UDAN’ scheme of the Government of Rajasthan :

(a) Under this scheme all women in the state will get free sanitary napkins from 19th November, 2021.
(b) The scheme will come into operation from 19th November, 2021
(c) For effective implementation of the scheme 1 Brand Ambassadors at state level and 1 at district level will be engaged.
(d) The scheme aims to make women aware about health and individual physical hygiene

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2021]


19. RIICO has developed Agro-food parks to promote-

(a) exports of agricultural commodities.
(b) investment in agriculture.
(c) agro-based industries.
(d) food-storage facility.

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2012]


20. The “Mission Niryatak Bano” campaign to promote aspiring exporters is launched by :

(a) Department of Industries, Government of Rajasthan
(b) Department of Industries, Government of Rajasthan and RIICO
(c) Rajasthani Foundation and RIICO

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2021]


21. The Export Promotion Industrial Park’ proposed in Rajasthan will be established by which of the following?

(a) Japan
(b) World Bank
(c) Government of India
(d) Internation Development Agency

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1996, R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1999]


22. Which is the most decisive issue related to the prominent areas (Agriculture, Industry, Quality of life of the Public) of the economy in Rajasthan which affects the level of economic activities?

(a) Effect of water
(b) Less capital
(c) Scarcity of Energy
(d) Comprehensive illiteracy

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1992]


23. Industrial Promotion Institutions were established in Rajasthan for

(a) help in the distribution of industrial produce
(b) providing finance to infirm Industrial unit
(c) to promote new industrialists
(d) to train new entrepreneurs

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]


24. The field in which the highest percentage of money has been allocated in the eighth five years plan of Rajasthan is

(a) Agriculture
(b) irrigation and flood control
(c) Energy (power)
(d) Social and community services

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1994,R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]


25. In the twelfth five year plan of Rajasthan, which sector has been given maximum allocation?

(a) Social and Community Services
(b) Power
(c) Agriculture and Rural Development
(d) Industries

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]


26. The growth targets in the 12th five year plan of Rajasthan for agriculture, Industry and service sector are respectively

(a) 4.0%, 8.0% and 9.0%
(b) 3.5%, 8.5% and 9.5%
(c) 3.5%, 8.0% and 9.5%
(d) 4.0%, 8.5% and 9.0%

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2016]


27. In the annual planning of Rajasthan for the year 1991- 92, what percentage of expenditure is fixed for the power sector?

(a) 18.6
(b) 27.2
(c) 30.0
(d) 38.6

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1992]


28. In the budget speech of 2013-14, the finance minister of Rajasthan announced extra employment under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for –

(a) 50 days
(b) 100 days
(c) 150 days
(d) 200 days

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]


29. A bird’s eye view of macroeconomic developments under various programmes launched by the state government in Rajasthan is available in-

(a) Economic Review
(b) Reserve Bank of India Bulletin
(c) Economic and Political Weekly
(d) Sujas

R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2008


30. Two cities included for making general consumer index for industrial workers in Rajasthan are

(a) Kota and Jaipur
(b) Kota and Beawar
(c) Jaipur and Ajmer
(d) Jaipur and Jodhpur

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]