Economic Scenario (Uttarakhand)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The present economy of Uttaranchal is mainly dependent upon :
1. Forest property
2. Heavy and medium industries
3. Forest-related industry
4. River water
Select the correct answer from the code given below :

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2002]

2. Consider the following statements and select the right answer from the code given below :
Assertion (A): There can be a significant role of Tourism in the economy of Uttarakhand.
Reason (R): There are many tourist spots in Uttarakhand.
Code :

(a) (A) and (R) are both true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) (A) and (R) are both true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010


3. Which industry makes the highest contribution to the income of Uttarakhand?

(a) Electricity
(b) Tourism
(c) Forest
(d) Transport

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2007]


4. What percent rise in capital expenditure has been provided in Uttarakhand’s budget for the year 2011-12?

(a) 55
(b) 20
(c) 40
(d) 30

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


5. In the Budget for the year 2016-17 of the State of Uttarakhand, which of the following items has been allotted the highest amount?

(a) School Education
(b) Agricultural Development
(c) Industrial Development
(d) Roads Construction

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


6. Value Added Tax (VAT) was imposed in Uttarakhand on–

(a) 1 January 2005
(b) 1 February 2005
(c) 1 March 2005
(d) 1 April 2005

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


7. Which of the following fruit–growing districts of Uttaranchal has been inducted in the Leechi Export Zone by the Government of India?

(a) Nainital
(b) Dehradun
(c) Udham Singh Nagar
(d) All of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


8. Assertion (A): Uttaranchal is known for its ‘money order economy’.
Reason (R): It reflects the dimension of migration for employment outside the
Code :

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
(a) Both A and R are true, but R is NOT the correct explanation of A .
(c) A is true, but R is incorrect
(d) A is incorrect, but R is true

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2002]


9. Consider the following statements –
Assertion (A): The state of Uttaranchal has immense potential for development.
Reason (R): Scientific Planning and effective executive machinery are essential for development.
Which one of the following is correct in the context of the above statements?

(a) (A) and (R) both are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) (A) and (R) both are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false but (R) is true.

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


10. The approximate yearly earnings of Uttaranchal from forest produce is –

(a) Rs. 80 crores
(b) Rs. 85 crores
(c) Rs. 90 crores
(d) Rs. 95 crores

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


11. On which country’s pattern is tourism being developed in Uttarakhand?

(a) Australia
(b) Switzerland
(c) Sweden
(d) Singapore

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


12. Which one of the following shrines of Uttarakhand was visited by maximum number of tourists in the year 2015?

(a) Yamunotri
(b) Gangotri
(c) Kedarnath
(d) Badrinath

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


13. Which district of Uttarakhand has the maximum number of Khadi industries?

(a) Nainital
(b) Champawat
(c) Udham Singh Nagar
(d) Chamoli

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


14. Uttarakhand Handloom and Handicraft Development Council sells its products under the brand name –

(a) Himali
(b) Himadri
(c) Himal
(d) Himalaya

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]