Development : Gradual growth or formation

This set of MCQs helps students to learn about various important things such as, explain the meaning of the term development, discuss the achievements and problems of existing models of development, discuss some of the alternative.

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The process of development should be such that it harmonizes the economic growth with:

Globalisation Individual rights The vision of elite National security

UNDP means:

United Nations Development Programme United Nations Development Planning United Nations Destruction Programme None of the above

Who is associated with Narmada Bachao Andolan?

Shashi Tharoor Kailash Satyarthi Medha Patekar None of the above

Indigenous people live in:

Forests Coastal areas Megacities Border states

The call for ”Development Decade” was made by,

Krishna Menon

Raghuvir Yadav

Kofi Annan

Shashi Tharoor

The melting of the Arctic and Antarctica may cause,

Floods and submergence of low lying areas

Disastrous earthquake



Development inevitably leads to,

Displacement of the urban youth

Losses for the foreign investors

Decline in fiscal economy

Sacrifice of the marginalized class

In India, one of the priorities of the first three plans was,

Industrial growth

Peace and harmony

Political participation

Social equality

Key indicators of the Human Development Index are,

Literacy, income, health

Income, crime rate, social security

Peace, nutrition, economic growth

Industrial growth, democratic participation, income

Social cost of development is,

Loss of traditional occupational



None of the three

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Title: Development : Gradual growth or formation
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