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Questions on International Agencies II

Typical LDC &LGS Questions are given below.Those questions inevitable for any PSC Examinations.Thorough study is necessary without any doubts and confusions.Some the following answers for the questions are varying as it is changing once in ayear or once in three year or once five year etc. so those questions answers please you check before study,that may be current affairs ok.

Typical LDC &LGS Questions

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO)established on—
    Ans:1949 April 4th
  • Who is the Chairman of NATO military Committee
    Ans:Knud Bartels
  • Who is the Secretary General
    Ans:Anders Fogh Rasmussen
  • African Union established on
    Ans:2002 July 9th
  • The African Union was formed as the successor to the—
    Ans:Organisation of African Unity(OAU)
  • Name the Chairperson of the African Union
    Ans:Yayi Boni
  • The headquarters of African Union
    Ans:Addus Ababa(Ethopia)
  • What is APEC
    Ans:Asia Pacific Economic Co-Operation
  • Where is the headquarters of APEC
  • Which is the significant inter government forum for promoting open trade and practical co-operationin Asia Pacefic region
    Ans:Asia Pacefic Economic Co-Operation
  • Where is the headquarters of ASEAN
  • Association of South East Asean Nations was formed in
    Ans:1967 August 9th
  • What is AFTA
    Ans:Asean Free Trade Area
  • What is BIMSTEC
    Ans:Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Co-operation
  • What is BENELUX
    Ans:Benelux Economic Union
  • What is known as the ‘Big Four’
    Ans:Brazil,Russia India&China
  • BRIC countries held their first summit in—
  • What is CARICOM
    Ans:Caribbean Community and Common Market
  • What is the chief aim of Colombo Plan(CP)
    Ans:Human Resources Development
  • Name the secretary General of CP
    Ans:Adam maniku(Republic of Maldives
  • The Colombo plan is established on—
    Ans:1950 November 28th
  • Which is the pillow of the African Economic community
    Ans:Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA)
  • Where is the headquarters of Commonwealth of Independent States
  • What is D-8
    Ans:Developing eigth are the group of developing countries with large Muslim population
  • Name the members of Developing Eight
  • What is COMESA
    Ans:Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA)
  • Where is the headquarters of European Union
  • European Union was established by the treaty of
  • What is the common currency of European Union
  • When did Euro come into existence
    Ans:1999 January 1st
  • Who is the Secretary General of the Council of the European Union
    Ans:Uwe Corsepius(Germany)
  • When did European Economic Community come into effective
    Ans:1958 January 1st
  • The European Economic Community renamed as—in 1993
    Ans:European Community
  • “Preserve peace and liberty and to lay the foundations of an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe” is the aim of which organizations
    Ans:European Economic Community(EEC)
  • What is the Gulf Co-operation Council
    Ans:Gulf Co-operation council is a political and economic alliance made up of six Gulf states
  • Name the secretary General of Gulf co-operation Council(GCC)
    Ans:Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani
  • What is IATA
    Ans:The International Air Transport association
  • Where is the headquarters of the international Air Transport Association
  • Where is the Headquarters of the International Criminal Police Organization(INTERPOL)
  • Which is the second largest intergovernmental organization after the United Nations
  • INTERPOL is the successor to the —
    Ans:International Criminal Police Commission(Set up in 1923)
  • Who represented Interpol from India
    Ans:Central Bureau of India
  • Name the Secretary General of Interpol
    Ans:Ronald Noble(USA)
  • Who is the president of Interpol
    Ans:KhooBoon Hui(China)
  • Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation (IORARC)took birth on—
    Ans:1997 March
  • Name the Headquarters of Arab League
  • Who is the Secretary General of Arab League
    Ans:Nabil Elaraby
  • Name the Headquarters of Organization of the Islamic Conference(OIC)
    Ans:Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
  • Where is the headquarters of Shanghai Co-Operation Organisation(SCO)
  • Which are the current members of SCO
    Ans:China,Khazakistan,Kyrgystan,Russia,Tajikistanand Uzbekistan





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Questions on International Agencies

Following are the details about various United Nations Agency.Questions from this sections are appearing for LDC Examinations.About 10 percentage of questions can be expected from this sections for LDC and other PSC Examinations.Purpose of the following questions is to study different UN agency and their motto and their head quarters etc.Questionsfor LDC examinations are  are mainly focused on this sections.Study them thoroughly and top most Rank in LDC Examinations


  • What is ICAO
    Ans:International Civil Aviation Organisation
  • Where is the headquarters of ICAO
  • Total member Nations of ICAO
  • Who is the present head of ICAO
    Ans:Raymond Benjamin
  • Which is the Air Accident Investigation agency of UN
    Ans:International Civil Aviation Organisation
  • Where is the headquarters of International Maritime Organizations
  • The international maritime organization is known as
    Ans:International Maritime Consultative Organisation
  • Where is the headquarters of International Telecommunication Union
  • International Telecommunication Union is previously known as
    Ans:International Telegraph Union
  • Who is the secretary General of ITU
    Ans:Hamadoun Toure(Mali)
  • Which is the most recent member to join the ITU
    Ans:South Sudan
  • Where will be held the World Conference on International Telecommunication 2012
  • What is WIPO
    Ans:World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Where is the Headquarters of WIPO
    Ans:Geneva Switzerland
  • Who is the Director General of WIPO
    Ans:Francis Gurry
  • What is the motto of WIPO
    Ans:Encouraging Creativity and Innovation
  • Headquarters of World Meteriological Organization
    Ans:Geneva Switzerland
  • What is UPU
    Ans:Universal Postal Union
  • Universal Postal Union established on
    Ans:1875 October 9th
  • Total member nations of UPU
    • Ans:191
  • Headquarters of Universal Postal Union
    Ans:Berne Switzerland


  • When did UPU become a specialized agency of UN
  • —-Organization provide postal service world wide
    Ans:Universal Postal Union
  • The founding day of UPU celebrated as —
    Ans:World Postal Day
  • Name the head of Universal Postal Union
    Ans:Edouard Dayan
  • What is UNWTO
    Ans:United Nations World Tourism Organizations
  • Headquarters of UNWTO
    Ans:Madrid, Spain
  • United Nationa Children’s Fund came into existence on —
  • Where is the Headquarters of UNICEF
    Ans:New York,USA
  • Total member Nations of UNICEF
  • Which organization concerned with children’s welfare associated with UN
  • UNICEF won Nobel Prize for peace in the year of
  • Which UN agency won the Prince of Asturias Award of Concord in 2006 —
  • UNICEF commonly known as –
    Ans:United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Name the Head of UNICEF
    Ans:Anthony Lake
  • Which football player wearing a Barcelona shirt showing the UNICEF logo
    Ans:Lionel Messi
  • Trich or Treat box related to which organ of UN
  • The oldest world Ware house of UNICEF is situated at
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre is situated at
  • Which is known as Angelic Arm of UN
  • Which is the Book published by UNICEF for children
    Ans:Fact for life
  • Where is the headquarter of United Nations Fund for Population Activities(UNFPA)
    Ans:New York USA
  • ——-involves promotion of the right of every women ,man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity
    Ans:United Nations Fund for Population Activities
  • Who is the Secretary General of UNFPA
    Ans:Dr.Babatunde Osotimehin
  • International Criminal Court established on —
    Ans:2002,July 1st
  • Headquarters of ICC
  • Number of Judges in ICC
  • Participation of ICC
  • The current (2012)presedant of ICC
    Ans:Song Sang Hyun
  • Where is the headquarters of United Nationa Environment Programme
    Ans:Nairobi Keniya

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The following are the important cultural questions appearing for LDC Examinations and other PSC Examinations.Followings  may be treated as the fundamental questions.Study thoroughly those basic questions ,you don’t commit mistakes in basic questions as it is written by everybody.Write correct answer for all basic question to make sure your rank in LDC Examinations.About 70 percentage of question for LDC  Examination is basic questions.


  1. The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is—–
  2. Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ has been adopted as Indias National Anthem .How many stanzas of the said song were adopted
    Ans:Only first stanza
  3. ‘Natyasasthra’ the main source of Indian classical dances was written by —
    Ans:Bharat Muni
  4. ‘Dandia’is a popular dance of —–
  5. The sentence ‘Satyameva Jayate’inscibed below the base plate of emblem of India are taken from
    Ans:Mundak Upanishad
  6. Mohiniattom dance form developed originally in the state of
  7. Which folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat
  8. Which academy is responsible for fostering the development of dance,drama,and music in India
    Ans:Sangeet Natak Academy
  9. The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of the Hindu deity
  10. The book of Parsis is —–
    Ans:Zend Avastha
  11. ‘Kathakali’is a dance prevalent in which state
  12. The National Anthem was first sung in the year
  13. Thillana is a format of—-
  14. ‘Madhubani’a style of folk paintings ,is popular in which state in India
  15. Kathak is classical dance of—–
    Ans:North India
  16. The headquarters of Sahitya Academy is at—
    Ans:New Delhi
  17. The dance encouraged and performed in the temple Tanjore was—
  18. The last Mahakumbb of the 20th century was held at—
  19. The National song of India was composed by—
    Ans:Bankim Chandra Chatterji
  20. Who composed the famous song ‘Sare Jahan Se Acha’
    Ans:Mohammed Iqbal
  21. In which festival the boat race a special feature
  22. Kalchakra ceremony is associated with the religion of
  23. Which place is famous for Chikankari work which is the traditional art of embroidery
  24. In Indian musical ceremony what is the feminine form of Raga
  25. What term is used for initiation into Sikhism
  26. In Hindhu mythology ,what is the name of auspicious jewel that Lord Vishnu wears on a pendant around his neck
  27. Chuhau is a folk dance of the state of
  28. According to legend which diety was Ved Vyasa’s scribe as he dictated the story of the Mahabharata
  29. Ronu Mazumdar is an expert in
  30. Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spell
    Ans:Atharva veda
  31. ‘Maha Kumbh’ mela rotates in the same place with a gap of
    Ans:12 years
  32. Who is regarded as the historical founder of Jainism
  33. Which Ragamala depicts the martial art by introducing horseman in battle
  34. What is the name of elephant which serves as the mount of Lorsd Indra
  35. Name the sea demoness known for trapping birds by illusion ,who tried to obstruct Hanuman on his way to Lanka
  36. Which traditional Asean performing art derives its name from the Japanese words for ‘singing ,dancing and acting’
  37. Who founded ‘Yoga Shastra’ the school of Hindhu Philosophy
  38. Who established Khalsa the Sikh order
    Ans:Guru Gobind Singh
  39. The Meenakshi temple at Maduarai is the monuments of
  40. Tirupati Temple of Lord Venkateshwarais situated in the state of
    Ans:Andhra Pradesh


    Indian Culture may be the treasure of psc examination questions.Conquer those questions and answers while you preparing for psc examinations

  41. Which Indian State banned the forceful religious conversions—-
    Ans:Tamil Nadu
  42. Bhagavata Mela is a folk dance of —-
    Ans:Andhra Pradesh
  43. The famous Sun Temple is located in which Indian state—-
  44. Pungi is a dance form related to the state of—
    Ans:Himachal Pradesh
  45. Garba a popular folk dance associated with Indain state —
  46. Bhangra is the folk dance of—-
  47. Who is the director of the Sanskrit film Adi Sankara
  48. Which is the first Sanskrit film produced in India
    Ans:Adi Sankara
  49. Which is the first talkie film
    Ans:The Jazz singer in 1927
  50. Who is known as Barefoot Painter
  51. The Mohiniyattam dance form was developed in the state of
  52. Which of the following is the most prevalent folk dance of Uttar Pradesh
  53. Which dance is a classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh
  54. In which tribe is a divorced women most respected
    Ans:Korawa of Mizapur
  55. The Shuddi Movement to bring back to the Hindu fold people converted to other religions from Hinduism was launched by
    Ans:Arya Samajam
  56. Which of the societies practiced polyandry
    Ans:Todas of India
  57. Red fort was built by the Mughal ruler
  58. Viswamohan Bhatt is an exponent in
    Ans:mohana veena
  59. A childless widow who could cohabit with her brother-in-law until the birth of a son.This practice was known as
  60. God created society just as he did the animate and inanimate objects of the world.This views comes from the
    Ans:Divine origin theory
  61. Who is regarded as the father of Carnatic Music
    Ans:Purandara Dasa
  62. The oldest Veda is
    Ans:Rig Veda
  63. Ramakrishna Mission was established by—
    Ans:Swami Vivekananda
  64. The Simhastha Kumbh Mela was held at—
  65. Who was the first recipient of a scholarship offered by the Indian Society of Oriental arts in 1907
    Ans:Nandala Bose
  66. Who directed the film ‘Pather Panjali’
    Ans:Satyajit Ray
  67. Who is the director of the movie Salaam Bombay
    Ans:Mira Nair
  68. With which musical instrument is Shiv Kumar Sharma associated
  69. Kelucharan Mahapatra was an exponent in
  70. Dandiya Ras is a dance form of the state of—


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If you study the following details you will get a thorough knowledge about planning commission and the sub-ordinate agencies.Those details are certainly appearing for LDC Examinations and other PSC Examinations.Those details plays important role in attaining the top ranks in LDC Examinatios.So don’t leave single point included in the following questions.That may or may not be determining the brightness of your career.Upto that level  those questions have the capacity,that can be colouring your future.Attaining good status in the society.The following questions are prepared after understanding the latest trends in PSC Examinations especially LDC Examinations.Study all, all the best .


  1. The union budget is always presented first in —-
  2. The financial year of India starts on—
    Ans:1st April
  3. A fiscal year of India ends on—-
    Ans:31st March
  4. In India which body finalizes the Five Year Plan proposal
    Ans:National Development Council
  5. Chairman of Indian planning commission
    Ans:Prime Minister
  6. The Planning Commission of India was set up in —year
  7. The planning in India derives its objectives from
    Ans:Directive Principles of State Policy
  8. The concept of Five Year plan in India was introduced by
    Ans:Jawaharlal Nehru
  9. National development council was set up in —year
  10. The first attempt to initiate economic planning in India was made by –
  11. The objective first Five year plan was
    Ans:Development of agriculture including irrigation and power project
  12. Who wrote the book titled, ‘Planned Economy of India’
  13. Persons below the poverty line in India are classified as such based on whether
    Ans:They are entitled to a minimum prescribed food basket
  14. Which Commissions are being followed for estimating Poverty line in India
    Ans:Suresh Tendulkar Committee
  15. Absolute poverty means
    Ans:Poverty in terms of the basic minimum calorie requirements
  16. The source of gas for TAPI Gas pipeline project is
    Ans:Galkynysh Gas fields
  17. The parliament of India celebrated 60 years of its existence on —-
    Ans:May 13, 2012
  18. Planning Commission is
    Ans:A consultative body
  19. Who is the deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
    Ans:Montek Singh Ahluwalia
  20. When was 10th Five year plan was introduced
    Ans:1st April 2002
  21. What is period of 11th five year plan
  22. For which year is the census is being conducted in India
  23. How many census carried out in India since Independence
  24. When was Indias first human development report of India issued
    Ans:April 2002
  25. According to the Population census 2011,approximate population of India is
    Ans:121 crore
  26. The duties determined as a certain percentage of the price of products are known as
    Ans:Ad-valorem duties
  27. The main feature of mixed economy is
    Ans:Combination of free market economy and centrally planned economy
  28. When was consumer protection act enacted
  29. Which is the monetary measure to control inflation
    Ans:Hard credit policy
  30. Fiscal deficit means
    Ans:Public expenditure exceeds tax and non tax revenue receipts


  31. According to the latest statistics released by international Tea Committee,largest tea producer country in the world
  32. ‘Pure Banking ,Nothing Else’ is a slogan raised by
  33. VAT is imposed
    Ans:On all stages between production and final sale
  34. Bombay plan was presented in —year
  35. Gandhian plan was presented by—
    Ans:N Agarwal
  36. People’s plan was given by
    Ans:M N Roy
  37. Who was the proponent of the Sarvodaya Plan
    Ans:Jayaprakash Narayanan
  38. In which year was the Rolling Plan introduced
  39. The second five year plan laid more stress upon
  40. The eighth five year plan gave priority
    Ans:Employment Generation
  41. The strategy of Rolling plan was adopted during the Prime Minister of
    Ans:Morarji Desai
  42. The Planning Commission implemented three annual plans instead of Five year plan between
    Ans:The third and fourth plan
  43. The steel plants at Durgapur,Bhilai,Rourkelawere established during the period of
    Ans:Second Five year plan
  44. Which parameters gives an accurate measurement of economic development through five year plan
    Ans:Rise in national income and per capita income
  45. Eighth five year plan covered the period
  46. A special feature of the Sixth plan was
    Ans:Area Planning
  47. The Gandhian economy was based on the principle of
  48. Which period of the Five year plan is called ‘Plan Holiday’
  49. Rastriya Madhyamic Shiksha Abhiyan(RMSA)aims
    Ans:To achieve universal Access and Quality Secondary Education
  50. The theory of economic Drain of India during British imperialism was pronounced by
    Ans:Dada Bhai Naoroji
  51. ICICI is the name of a
    Ans:Credit and investment financial institution
  52. Gilt edged market means
    Ans:Market of Govt:securities
  53. India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in
    Ans:April 1957

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Success for any PSC examination is the careful study of each sections .Minute points of any sections sometimes make the rank making one and attain the top ranks and that will change your career also.Number of example can be seen if we study situations of the rankholders.When we some points ,we ourselves decide it willnot come for examination,but that won’t do because the fact we stated above.Neglected points are frequently appearing for LDC  Examination .LDC jobs are mentioned as the pover people IAS.Study the following without leaving a single points

  • What is the main objective of Antyodaya Annapurna Scheme
    Ans:Ensure food Safety
  • What is Swajaldhara
    Ans:Rural Drinking water supply progrmme
  • Swajaldhara programme introduced during the plan period
    Ans:10th plan period
  • The restructured version of the programme ‘Providing urban Amenities to rural areas (PURA) was launched by Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh recently in which state
  • The main objective of PURA project
    Ans:Rural Development
  • PURA concept was given by —
    Ans:Dr.APJ Abdulkalam
  • Pura concept was framed by —
  • Providing urban amenies to Rural Areas (PURA)was launched on
  • PURA project was first implementd at —-village
    Ans:Maichara in Tripura
  • Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)has been started during —-central government
    Ans:12th April 2005
  • The main objective of JSY is—-
    Ans:To reduce the maternal morality&Infant morality among BPL,SC&ST
  • ——is an umbrella term covering Ayurveda,Yoga,&Naturopathy,Unani&Homeopathystreams of Indian System of medicine
  • ASHA workers work at which level—
  • The objective of National Rural Health Mission(NRHM)is
    Ans:Improve the availability of and access to quality health care by people especially for those residing in rural areas,the poor,women and children
  • National Rural Health Mission was launched on—
    Ans:12th April 2005
  • The flag ship health care programme during the 10th five year plan
    Ans:National Rural Health Mission
  • Bharat Nirman was operationalised on—
  • What is the main objective of Bharat Nirman
    Ans:To inproving rural infrastructure in a comprehensive manner
  • Sushil Kumar ,the winner of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ was appointed as the brand ambassador of which programme
  • The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)aims at—
    Ans:Correcting the regional imbalances in health care sector
  • The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) was approved in–
    Ans:March 2006
  • Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) was launched by the Govt:of India in—
    Ans:March 2006
  • The main objective of JNNURM
    Ans:Comprehensive development of urban areas
  • The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(MGNREGA)was enacted by legislation on —
    Ans:Agust 25,2005
  • Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGGVY) was launched on—
    Ans:4th April 2005
  • The objective of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGGVY)
    Ans:Providing access to electricity to all house holds and improving rural electricity infrastructure
  • In which five year plan was Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana(RKVY)introduced
  • What is the aim of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
    Ans:To provide health insurance coverage for BPL families
  • In which year was Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana(AABY) launched
    Ans:2nd October 2007
  • What is the main objective of AABY
    Ans:To provide health insurance coverage for landless households
  • Govt:Indias total financial inclusion programme
  • Rajiv Awas Yojana was operationalised by
    Ans:Ministry of Housing &Urban Poverty Alleviation Government of India
  • The basic objective of the Samagra Awas Yojana
    Ans:To improve the quality of life of the people and overall habitat in the rural areas
  • Which institutions deals with credit to Agricultural and Rural Development
    Ans:National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD)
  • NABARD was established on the recommendation of —-Committee
  • Which institution is set up as an Apex Development Bank of India
  • National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD)was established on—-
    Ans:12 July 1982
  • Kudumbasree was launched by the Government of Kerala in—
  • The poverty alleviation mission of Govt:of Kerala is called—
  • Kuduimbasree’s destitute identification rehabilitation and monitoring project for the rehabilitation of destitute families is known as —
  • In 2007,which programme got the Prime ministers award for public administration
  • The centrally sponsored Sarva Siksha Abhiyan(SSA)was renamed as—
    Ans:Rajiv Vidya Mission
  • Sarva Siksha Abhiyan(SSA)starts from the year—
  • How many Scheduled Commercial Banks(SCBs)are functioning in rural areas of the country as on 31st March 2012
  • The maximum amount one can invest in National Savings Certificates(NSC) scheme is capped at—-
    Ans:No maximum limit
  • Swavalamban Yojana seeks to provide—
    Ans:Pension scheme to the unorganized sector
  • Who presented the urban budget 2011-2012 in the parliament on February 28,2011
    Ans:Pranab Mukherjee
  • The first union budget of Independent India was presented by
    Ans:R K Shanmukham Chetty
  • The first women finance secretary of India
    Ans:Sushama nath
  • The only women to hold the post of Finance Minister of India
    Ans:Indira Gandhi

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Planning Rural Development&Poverty Allavation Programme

Concentrate your special care to the following questions to attain top rank in LDC Examination conducted by PSC.In any examination conducted by KPSC the followings are the inevitable ones.Rural development sections are the backbone of the examinations conducted by KPSC especially LDC and LGS.The speciality of this questions are perplexing, that is simple to study,but simple to forget.So approach those questions in such manner and study them.Two parts are there in each questions that is an year oriented &names included in each of them.


  • Mahila Samakya was launched in accordance to—-policy
    New Education Policy(1986)
  • Aim of Mahila Samakya Programme
    Woman Empowerment through Education
  • Informal Banking System under Mahila Samakya
    Deedi Bank
  • Which is the community based education centre operated by Mahila Samakya
    Jnaan sala
  • Central Rural Sanitation Programme was launched in
  • The Primary objective of CRSP is
    Bring about an improvement in the general quality of life in the rural areas
  • Which programme was launched in 1988-89 for extending single point light connections to households of rural families below poverty line including Harijan’s and Adivasis
    Kutir Jyoti
  • The National credit fund for women which is known as Rashtriya Mahila Kosh(RMK)was set up in
  • —-is a comprehensive scheme recently announced by Govt:of India for the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation in India
  • Ujjwala scheme was started in —
  • Aim of STEP is—–
    Skill Development of women
  • Support to training and empowerment programme for women (STEP)was launched in—-
  • Women’s empowerment of livelihood programme in mid-gangetic plain(WELP)is also known as ——
  • In 2010Govt:of India introduced a new scheme for pregnant and lactating women called
    Indira Gandhi Matritva sahyoh yojana(IGMSY)
  • A Scheme for women in Difficult circumstances was launched by the department of Women and Child Development in 2001-02
    Swadhar Greh Scheme
  • PMRY aims—
    Providing self employment to educated unemployed youths
  • Prime minister Rozgar Yojana was launched in
  • Govt:of India launched NSAP as a centrally Sponsored scheme w.e.f
    15th August 1995
  • Integrated Women Empowerment programme is also known as —-
    Swayam sidha
  • The main objective of Swayam Sidha is –
    Women empowerment
  • What does GKY stands for—
    Ganga Kalyan Yojana
  • Balika Samridhi Yojana(BSY)begins in —
  • Which programme was introduced in 1997 for poverty reduction in urban areas—
    Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana
  • Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi is available for ——to medical assistance
    BPL families
  • Jawahar Grama Samrudhi Yojana (JGSY)is implements entirely at the level of—-
    Grama Panchayath
  • Jawahar Grama Samrudhi Yojana (JGSY) is the restructured ,streamlined and comprehensive version of the erstwhile—-
    Jawahar Rozhar Yojana
  • The main objective of PMGSY is —–
    to provide all weather roadconnecting in rural areas of the country
  • The PMGSY was launched in —–
  • SGSY is operative from—–
    April 1,1999
  • SGSY is funded by the Centre and the States in the ratio
  • The Self Help Groupunder SGSY ,may generally consists of —-persons
  • PMGSY was launched in —–
  • Pradhanmantri Gramodaya Yojana focuses on —–
    Village development
  • Antodaya Anna Yojana ensures—-
    Food security to the poorest of the poor
  • Antodaya Anna Yojana was launched with effect from —–
  • VAMBAY is the scheme of —-
    Urban House construction and renovation
  • The main subcomponent of VAMBAY is —–
    National Bharat Abhiyan
  • National Bharat Abhiyan aims—–
    Improve urban Healthand sanitation facilities
  • The basic objective Integrated Housing and Slum Development programme is ——
    The improvement of slums in the cities and town not covered under JNNRUM in the country
  • VAMBAY is merged with—-
    Integrated Housing and Slum Development programmme(IHSDP)
  • Valmiki Ambedkar Avas Yojana was operationalised on —-
    2001 August 15
  • Integrated Housing and Slum Development programme commenced on —-
    December 2005
  • Employment Assurance Scheme and the Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana(JGSY)merged into a single rural wage employment programme called—-
    Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana(SGRY)
  • The main objective of SGRY is —-
    To provide additional wage employment in rural areas
  • The SGRY programme was implemented through —-institution
    Panchayati Raj
  • The —-scheme aims at providing food security to meet the requirement of
    those senior citizens who though eligible have remained uncovered under the National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS)
  • Annapurna scheme was introduced on ——
  • Under Annapurna scheme ,the beneficiary should be —years or above
  • The benificiaries under Annapurna scheme are selected in—–
    Gram Sabhas and Gram Panchayath
  • Antodaya Anna Yojana has been launched by Hon’ble Minister of India on–
    The 25th December 2000

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Typical questions appearing for any PSC Examinations especially for LDC and LGS Examinations on Rural Development Programme are given below.Study them thoroughly before attending any KPSC Examinations.

  • The first rural development programme initiated by Govt:of India

Community Development Programme

  • Community Development Programme was launched in the year
  • The IADP started in the year
  • Intensive Agriculture programme aims at
    Ans:Agricultural development
  • The main objective IAAP is
    Ans:To develop the special harvest
  • High yielding Variety Program aims
    Ans:To increase the productivity of food grains by adopting latest varieties of inputs for crops
  • HYVP begins in the year
  • High Yielding Variety Seeds were introduced to Indian Farmers as a result of
    Ans:Green Revolution
  • During which five year plan was Green Revolution initiated in India
  • Who is known as father of Green Revolution
    Ans:Dr:Norman Borlaug
  • Who is the father of Indian Green Revolution
  • The expanded of DPAP is
    Ans:Drought Prone Areas Programme
  • DPAP was launched in the year
  • The main objective of DPAP is
    Ans:Mitigating the adverse effects of drought on the production of crops and livestock and productivity of lands,water and human resources.
  • The Command Area Development Programme was renamed as
    Ans:Command Area Development and Water Management Programme from 1st April 2004
  • Command Area Development Programme was launched to ensure
    Ans:Better utilization of Irrigation potential
  • CADP begins in the year
  • Expand SFDA
    Ans:Small Farmers Development Agency
  • In fourth five year plan Govt:of India established an agency for the development of small farmers
  • SFDA was established in the year
  • Which programme was introduced by Govt:of India in 1975 for marginal farmers on SFDA Model
  • The first self employment programme in India
    Ans:Integrated Rural Development Programme
  • IRDP was launched in the year
  • Expand IRDP
    Ans:Integrated Rural Development Programme
  • In 1999 IRDP merged with —-programme
  • CAPART is related to
    Ans:Assisting and evaluating rural welfare Programme
  • Which day is oserved as ‘Balika Diwas by the ministry of Women and Children Development
    Ans:December 9 every year
  • Rural women can avail the benefit of Mahila Samriddhi Yojana if they open their account in
    Ans:Rural Post Offices
  • The main objective of TRYSEM was
    Ans:To train rural youth for self employment
  • Indian Green Revolution was most successful in
    Ans:Wheat and rice
  • TRYSEM starts in the year
  • The allied programme of IRDP and Wage Employment programme
  • DWCRA aims at
    Ans:Development of women and children
  • DWCRA was started in the year
  • Beneficiaries of DWCRA
    Ans:BPL Women
  • Twenty point programme was announced by
    Ans:Indira Gandhi
  • The first programme of TPP
    Ans:Garibi Gatao
  • TPP was launched in
  • The slogan ‘Garibi Hatavo’ was launched in —–programme
    Ans:Fifth plan
  • The Food for Work(FFW) programme was renamed as
  • FFW was launched in
  • National Rural Development Programme and the Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) was merged into a single rural wage –employment programme called
    Ans:Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
  • NREP aims
    Ans:Generation of additional gainful employment for unemployed and underemployed persons both men and women in the rural areas
  • Which programme was introduced on NREP model by Govt:of India
  • Jawahar Rozhar Yojana was renamed as
    Ans:Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana
  • Indira Awas Yojana is a scheme of
    Ans:House Construction
  • Inira Awas Yojana was launched in the year
  • IAY became an independent programme in the year
  • An NRY urban wage employment programme by Govt:of India was started in

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Rural development programme

The following points are very important in any PSC Examinations especially for LDC Examination.The speciality of this point is that it is often perplexing.So study clearly each of them without any confusion. Asking any year questions are inevitable part of any PSC Examinations.The following are about the programme schedule in five year programme.Arrange this points study -in quick reference manner.Recollect these points whenever you get time-Study these points as  guarantee marks for LDC Examinations from this sections –good luck…..Surely all these are the collection of psc question bank.All these are valuable points in kerala public service examinations

Quick Referance

  1. 1952-Community Development Programme(CDP)
  2. 1953-National Development Block
  3. 1971-Small Farmers Development Agency(SFDA)
  4. 1971-Marginal Farmers Development Agency(MFAL)
  5. 1976-Rural Banks
  1. 1977-National Food for work(NFFWP)
  2. 1977-Desert Development Programme(DDP)
  3. 1978-Integrated Rural Development Programme(IRDP)
  4. 1979-Training of Youth for Self Employment(TRYSEM)
  5.   1982-National Bank for Agriculture and Rural               Development(NABARD)
  6.  1983-Rural Landless Employment Guarantee                       Programme(RLEGP)
  7.  1984-National Programme on Improved Chullah
  8.    1985-National Water shed Development Project for Rainfed       Areas(NWDPRA)
  9.  1985-Indhira Awas Yojana(IAY)
  10.  1986-Rural Sanitation Programme(RSP)
  11.   1986-Council for Advancement of Peoples Action and Rural               Technology(CAPART)
  12.  1988-Integrated Wasteland Development                Programme(IWDP)
  13.    1993-Accelerated Urban Water Supply Programme(AUWP)
  14.  1993-Employment Assurance Scheme(EAS)
  15.   1995-National Social Assistance Programme(NSAP)
  16.    1995-Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water                          Mission(RNDWM)
  17.   1995-Desert Development Programme(DDP)
  18.   1995-Drought Prone Area Programme(DPAP)
  19.   1995-Rural Infrastructure Development Fund(RDIF)
  20.   1995-National Social Assistance Programme(NSAP)
  21.    1999-The Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana(SGSY)
  22.    1999-Jawahar Yojana Samurthi Yojana(JGSY)
  23.    2000-Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY)
  24.     2001-Valmiki Ambedkar Avas Yojana(VAMBAY)
  25.     2002-National Old Age Pension Scheme(NOAPS)
  26.      2003-Haryali
  27.      2004-Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural                  Areas(PURA)
  28.    2005-Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal                    Mision(JNNURM)
  29.   2005-National Rural Employment Guarantee Act-2005
  30.   2005-Bharat Nirman


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Kerala History Questions Set-12(11/02/2016-)

Kerala History Questions are played very important in determining the rank of both LDC and LGS examinations conducted by Kerala Public Service Commissions.So all the probable questions appearing for both LDC and LGS Examinations are available in the site www.pscclassroom.com. Kerala History questions are giving as different set .Each set having a particular sections in Kerala History.So dont avoid a single set in Kerala History

In this section of Kerala History,includes various rennaissance leader of ancient Kerala and their various organisations established by them.Their important slogans in Kerala history which makes people of Kerala to uplift their mindset

  1. Where was Sree Narayana Guru born in August 20 1856
  2. The parents of Sree Narayana Guru
    Ans:Masan Asan and Kuttiyamma
  3. In which year Sree Narayana Guru consecrated Sivalingam at Aruvipuaram
  4. In 1913 Sree Narayana Guru founded the Advaita Ashram at
  5. Who were behind the concept of Sivagiri pilgrimage from December 30 to January 1 every year
    Ans:Vallabhasseri Govindan Vaidyar and T.K.Kuttan
  6. Whose famous teaching is progress through education ,strenghten to organisation
    Ans:Sree narayana Guru
  7. Ayyankali born in 1863 at
  8. Who founded the Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham in 1905
  9. Who described Ayyankali as Pulaya Raja
  10. Who unveiled the statue of Ayyankali at Kowdiar Square ,Thiruvananthapuram in November 1980
    Ans:Indhira Gandhi
  11. The birth place of sahodaran Ayyappan
  12. Who founded Sahodara Sangham for eradicating casteism
    Ans:Sahodaran Ayyappan
  13. The founder editor of the magazine Yukthivadi
    Ans:Sahodaran Ayyappan
  14. The journal started By sahodaran Ayyappan from Mattancherry
  15. Who raised the slogan No Caste ,No Religion,No God for human beings
    Ans:Sahodaran Ayyappan
  16. The birth place of Chattampi Swamikal
  17. The original name of Chattampi Swamikal
  18. Kunjan Pillai and Shanmukhadasan were the former names of
    Ans:Chattampi Swamikal
  19. The later part of life of Chattampi Swamikal was spent at
  20. In which Districts is Panmana Ashram situated
  21. Vedadikara Niroopanam,Vedantha Saram and Prajeena Malayalam are the major works of
    Ans:Chattampi Swamikal
  22. Where was Ayya vaikunda Swamikal born in 1809
    Ans:Swami thoppu
  23. The original name of Vaikunda Swamikal
  24. The author of books Akhilathirattu and Arulnool
    Ans:Vaikunda Swamikal
  25. Who raised the slogan If we work ,we should be got paid
    Ans:Vaikunda Swamikal
  26. The first to perform mirror consecration in South India
    Ans:Vaikunda Swamikal
  27. Ayyavazhi is a dharmic belief system centred on the life and preachings of
    Ans:Vaikunda Swamikal
  28. In which year Nair Bhruthya Janasangham formed
  29. Nair Bhruthya Janasangham was changed into Nair Service Society in 1915 by
    Ans:Mannathu Padmanabhan
  30. Who led the Savarna Jadha against untouchability
    Ans:Mannathu Padmanabhan
  31. In 1959 who led the Vimochana Samaram which resulted in the dismissal of EMS ministry
    Ans:Mannathu Padmanabhan
  32. In 1959,who was given the title Bharata Kesari by the Indian president
    Ans:Mannathu Padmanabhan
  33. Who was the author of the play Adukkalayil Ninnum Arangathekku
  34. Who was the first m,edical degree holder from the Ezhava community
  35. Who formed Ezhava Mahasabha
  36. Who is known as the Lincoln of Kerala
  37. Who is the author of the famous work Jathikkummi
  38. Who was the author of Vrithantha Pathra Pravarthanam
    Ans:Swadeshabhimani Rama Krishna Pillai
  39. The first book of journalism in Malayalam
    Ans:Vrithantha Pathra Pravarthanam
  40. Who wrote the biography of Karl Max in Malayalam in 1912 ,the first Marx biography in any Indian language
    Ans:Swadeshabhimani Rama Krishna Pillai
  41. The birth place of K Kelappan
  42. Who is the author of works Delhi Chunking and Russian panorama
    Ans:KPS Menon
  43. Which Malayali served as the Indian Ambassidor to China and Soviet Union
    Ans:KPS Menon
  44. Name the Keralite who is the author of the works Playing Tokya and Many worlds
    Ans:KPS Menon
  45. Who is the one and only Keralite to hold the position of the President of India National Congress
    Ans:C.Sankara Nair
  46. The only Malayali to become the President of India
  47. Which Keralite became the Vice Chancellor of the Jawaharalal Nehru University in 1979
  48. Which Keralite drafted the introductory chapter of the first Five year plan of India
  49. Name the Keralite who became the Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University in 1969
  50. Which Economist from Kerala drafted sections of the fist Five Year Plan










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Typical Kerala History –Questions 

    Kerala History Questions are played very important in determining the rank of both LDC and LGS examinations conducted by Kerala Public Service Commissions.So all the probable questions appearing for both LDC and LGS Examinations are available in the site www.pscclassroom.com. Kerala History questions are giving as different set .Each set having a particular sections in Kerala History.So don’t avoid a single set in  Kerala History 

      And also included the various Diwan and Maharaja ruled in the ancient Kerala.Kerala History complete only with the description of them herewith.Their modification in the administration of ancient Keralam.

  1. Who was the first president of Muslim League in Malabar
    Ans:Abdu rahman Ali Raja
  2. In which year the socialist wing of the Congress in Malabar turned into the Communist Party
  3. Who is known as the ‘father of political movement’ in Travancore
    Ans:Barrister G P Pillai
  4. Who is the only Keralite to be mentioned in the autobiography of Gandhiji
    Ans:Barrister G P Pillai
  5. Malayali memorial was submitted to the Travancore king in the year
  6. Who was the leader of Malayali Memorial
    Ans:G P Pillai
  7. To which King of Travancore was the Malayali Memorial submitted
    Ans:Sree Moolam Thirunal
  8. The year in which ezhava memorial was submitted to the Travancore King
  9. The leader of ezhava memorial
  10. Who was the author of Swadeshabhimani newspaper
    Ans:Vakom Abdul Khader Moulavi
  11. Which Diwan of Travancore was criticized by Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
    Ans:P Rajagopalachari
  12. Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai was exiled from the Travancore in the year
    Ans:September 26 1910
  13. Youth League was founded in the year
  14. Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai died in the year
  15. Where is the resting place of Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
    Ans:Payyambalam Beach(Kannur)
  16. In which year was the Nivarthana agitation
  17. Who were the leader of Nivarthana agitation
    Ans:N V Joseph ,C.Kesavan
  18. Who made the Kozhenchery speech in relation with the Nivarthana agitation
    Ans:C Kesavan
  19. In which year was the Thiruvithamkur State Congress formed
  20. The first president of Thiruvithamkur state congress
    Ans:Pattam Thanu Pillai
  21. Which Diwan of Travancore declared American model Constitution in 1946
    Ans:C P Ramaswami Iyer
  22. The slogan ‘American model Arabikkadalil’ is associated with which agitation
    Ans:Punnapra Vayalar
  23. Punnappra Vayalar rebellion tookplace in the year
    Ans: 1946
  24. The first minister of Kochi elected by people
    Ans:Ambattu Sivarama Menon
  25. Kochi Prajarajya Mandalam was formed in which year
  26. Which princely state in India was first in India to conduct election on the basis of adult franchise
  27. The first chief minister of Thiru-Kochi
    Ans:Paravur T K Narayana pillai
  28. The last Chief Minister ofThiru Kochi
    Ans:Panampally Govinda menon
  29. Kayyur agitation was in the year
  30. In which district is Kayyur situated
  31. The author of Malabar Manuel
    Ans:William Logan
  32. Konoli plot is a famous
    Ans:Teak Plantation
  33. The Prime minister of Kochi
    Ans:P Govinda menon
  34. The first prime minister of Travancore
    Ans:Pattam Thanu Pillai
  35. The last Prime Minister of Kochi
    Ans:Ikanda Warrier
  36. The last Prime Minister of Travancore
    Ans:Paravur T K Narayana pillai
  37. The unique record for being the prime minister of Travancore ,chief minister of Thiru Kochi and Kerala
    Ans:Pattom Thanu Pillai
  38. Who was popularly known as ‘Kerala gandhi’
    Ans:K Kelappan
  39. The founder president of NSS
    Ans:K Kelappan
  40. Who established the Rural Institute at Tnhavanoor(Ponnani)
    Ans:K Kelappan
  41. The founder editor of Mathrubhumi
    Ans:K P Kesava Menon
  42. Who is often called as the ‘Grand old man of kerala’
    Ans:K P kesava menon
  43. The nickname ‘Kerala Subhash Chandra Bose’
    Ans:Muhammed abdu Rahman
  44. Who was known as the ‘Jhansi Rani of Travancore’
    Ans:Akkama Cheriyan
  45. Which Keralite was India’s first High Commissioner in Britain
    Ans:V K Krishna Menon
  46. Who founded Kerala Kaumudi daily in 1911
    Ans:C V Kunju Raman
  47. Name the communist leader who for the first time put forward the slogan ‘Sakhakkale Munnot’
    Ans:P Krishnai Pillai
  48. The author of works ‘Represent India and Indian national congress Man’
    Ans:Barrister G P Pillai
  49. The founder of temple entry movement
    Ans:T K Madhavan
  50. The Malayalee who was the first editor of Hindustan times
    Ans:Sardar K M Panicker