Industrial Sector (Part 3) – Old Year Questions

201. The sugar industry is mostly developed in which State?

(a) Punjab
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Haryana
(d) Uttar Pradesh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


202. The President of Sugar De-control Committee was :

(a) M.S. Ahluwalia
(b) D. Subbarao
(c) Y.V. Reddy
(d) N. Nilekani
(e) C. Rangarajan

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S (Pre) 2013]


203. Which pair is not correctly matched?

(a) Katni  –  Paper
(b) Surat  –  Cotton Textiles
(c) Churk  –  Cement Industry
(d) Ludhiana  –  Hosiery

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


204. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below:

List I List II
(Industry) (Production Centre)
A. Jute Products 1. Bhadohi
B. Silk Textile 2. Ludhiana
C. Woollen Hosiery 3. Bangalore
D. Woolen Carpet 4. Titagarh

Codes :

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

[U.P.P.C.S.(Pre) 2001]


205. HINDALCO, an aluminium factory located at Renukoot owes its site basically to :

(a) proximity to raw material
(b) abundant supply of electricity
(c) efficient transport network
(d) proximity to the market

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2002]


207. Assertion (A) : Coastal Gujarat has been called an industrial workshop.
Reason (R): It is dotted with manufacturing units of textiles and garments, pharmaceutical and petrochemicals.

Codes :

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

[U.P.P.C.S.(Pre) 2001]


208. Participation of labourers in management means :

(a) Participation in shares
(b) Participation in policy-decision making
(c) Dividend
(d) Participation in production

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


209. Which of the following industrial towns is located on the Chota Nagpur plateau?

(a) Bhilai
(b) Ranchi
(c) Asansol
(d) Durgapur

[39th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1994]


210. Dewas is famous for its :

(a) Textile industry
(b) Production of honey
(c) Printing of currency notes
(d) Melting of coins

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


211. Consider the following factors regarding an industry :

1. Capital investments
2. Business turnover

3. Labour force
4. Power consumption

Which of these determine the nature and size of the industry?

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2001]


212. Which of the following are correctly matched?

 (Establishment of Year)                                                          (Place Manufacturing Industry)

1. Setting up of the first cotton Mill – 1854                                       Near Bombay
2. Manufacture of the first machine-made paper – 1870            Near Calcutta
3. Setting up of the first cement factory – 1904                               Near Madras

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below :

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


213. Consider the following events and arrange these in chronological order :

I. Development of sugar industry by Indians
II. Starting of first jute mill in Rishra
III. Production of steel in India for the first time
IV. Starting of first textile mill in Bombay

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
Code :

(a) I, II, IV and III
(b) IV, II, III and I
(c) II, I, III and IV
(d) III, II, I and IV

[U.P. R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2021]


214. Which pairs are correctly matched?

     (Enterprises)                         (Industrial Groups)

1. VSNL                                   Bharati
2. Mundra Sez                      Adani
3. CMC Ltd.                           Tata
4. IPCL                                    Reliance

Select the correct answer :

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2005]


215. Which among the following multinational companies are functioning in India?

1. Hindustan Unilever Limited
2. Samsung Corporation
3. Guest Keen and Williams Limited
4. L.G.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :

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

[U. P. R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2014]


216. Consider the following pairs:

(Automobile manufacturer)    (Headquarters)
Daimler AG  Sweden
Renault SA    France
Volkswagen AG        Germany

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2009]


217. Assertion (A): Information technology is fast becoming a very important field of activity in India.
Reason (R): Software is one of the major exports of the country and India has a very strong base in hardware.

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1999]


218. The All India Khadi and Village Industries Board was set up during the :

(a) 1st Plan
(b) 2nd Plan
(c) 3rd Plan
(d) 4th Plan

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


219. The head office of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is located at :

(a) Ahmedabad
(b) New Delhi
(c) Mumbai
(d) Bhopal

[U.P.P.S.C. (R.I.) 2014]


220. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Goswami Committee   –   Problem of Industrial Sickness
(b) Janki Raman Committee   –   Investigation of Share Scam
(c) Malhotra Committee   –   Reforms in Insurance Sector
(d) Tarapore Committee   –   Customer Services in Banks

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Spl.) (Pre) 2010]


221. Meera Seth committee was related to :

(a) Development of Handlooms
(b) Sex differentiation in employment
(c) Abolition of child labour
(d) Welfare of working women

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1997]


222. Sathyam Committee deals with:

(a) Textile policy
(b) Foreign policy
(c) Infrastructure policy
(d) Review of Indian Constitution

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2000]


223. The Chairman of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector is :

(a) Arjun Sengupta
(b) K. Chandrasekhar Rao
(c) P.R. Das Munshi
(d) Natwar Singh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2005]


224. Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation established in 1969 under the Companies Act 1956 helps to :

(a) establish industrial areas
(b) provide social infrastructure
(c) provide project report, project profile and managerial services
(d) all the above

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2007]


225. Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) has signed a MOU with a Japanese company for the establishment of Japanese units in Neemrana Industrial Area. That Japanese company is :

(a) Jetro
(b) Hetro
(c) Honda Cialt
(d) Mitsubishi

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2010]


226. In the States of India, the State Finance Corporations have given assistance mainly to develop :

(a) Agricultural farms
(b) Cottage Industry
(c) Large Scale Industry
(d) Medium and Small Scale Industry

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./LDA (Mains) 2007]


227. The rank of India in World Textile Exports is :

(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


228. Which one of the following pairs (industry and industrialist) is not properly matched?

(a) Reliance  –  Mukesh Ambani
(b) Wipro  –  R. Krishnamurthy
(c) Airtel  –  Bharti Mittal
(d) Nano car  –  Ratan Tata

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


229. ‘e-Biz’ refer to :

(a) electronic commerce
(b) single window for financial transaction
(c) single window for business inquiries
(d) single window for approach to government services

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


230. E-Commerce means :

(a) Export Trade
(b) Trade with European countries
(c) Trade on the Internet
(d) None of the above

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


231. Which one of the following is largest e-commerce company of India?

(a) Flipkart
(b) Zbang
(c) M-junction
(d) Airtel India

[U.P.Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]


232. Which among the following is the largest software company in India?

(a) Infosys
(b) TCS
(d) HCL tech

[U.P.P.C.S (Pre) 2011]


233. What is/are the purpose/purposes of ‘District Mineral Foundations’ in India?

1. Promoting mineral exploration activities in mineralrich districts.
2. Protecting the interests of the persons affected by mining operations.
3. Authorizing state Governments to issue licenses for mineral exploration.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2016]


234. The term ‘Domestic Content Requirement’ is sometimes seen in the news with reference to :

(a) Developing solar power production in our country
(b) Granting licences to foreign T.V. channels in our country
(c) Exporting our food products to other countries
(d) Permitting foreign educational institutions to set up their campuses in our country

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2017]


235. With reference to the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA), which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a Public Limited Government Company.
2. It is a Non-Banking Financial Company.

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
Codes :

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2015]