Wednesday 13 February 2013

CBSE Class 9 - Economics - CH 4 - Food Security in India

Food Security in India

Does this picture reflect one of the major issue of Food Security in India?


Q1: MSP stands for

(a) Maximum Support Price
(b) Minimum Support Price
(c) Main Sale Price
(d) Marginal Support Price

Q2(SQP): Which one of the following does not ensure food security to the people?

(a) Enough food is available for all the persons.
(b) All persons have the capacity to buy food.
(c) Extremely inadequate purchasing power.
(d) There is no barrier on access to food.

Q3(CBSE 2010): In which state of India, Amul Dairy is situated?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Karnataka
(d) Bihar

Q4(CBSE 2011): Which are the special target groups in Antyodaya Anna Yojana?

(a) Poorest of the poor
(b) Poor and non-poor
(c) Backward class
(d) None of these

Q5: When did the most devastating Bengal famine occur?

(a) 1930
(b) 1940
(c) 1942
(d) 1943

Q6: Yellow card is issued to 

(a) people above poverty line
(b) people below poverty line
(c) people in government  services
(d) people in private sector

Q7(CBSE 2011): Kalahandi is situated in which of the following states?

(a) Orissa
(b) Punjab
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Bihar

Q8: F.C.I. stands for

(a) Foreign Co-operation with India
(b) Food Corporation of India
(c) Fosilse Corporation of India
(d) Food Coming to India

Q9(CBSE): Name the cooperative that provides milk and vegetables controlled rate decided by the Government of Delhi:

(a) Amul
(b) Kendriya Bhandar
(c) Mother Dairy
(d) None of these

Q10: Seasonal hunger commonly occurs at

(a) urban regions
(b) rural regions
(c) confined to metropolitan cities only
(d) all of these

Q11(SQP): Which institution was set up by the Maharashtra Academy of Development Science
(ADS) to facilitate a network of NGOs in different regions?

(a) Gramin Bank.
(b) Grain Bank.
(c) Commercial Bank.
(d) Food Corporation of India.

Q12: Buffer stock is the stock of foodgrains procured by the government through

(a) IFCI
(b) FCI
(c) IDBI

Q13(CBSE 2011): Who is the nodal officer at district level?

(a) Commissioner
(b) Superintendent of police
(c) District officer
(d) Collector

Q14(CBSE 2011): Who released a special stamp entitled ‘Wheat Revolution’ in July 1968?

(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Motilal Nehru

Q15: In which year was the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) introduced?

(a) 1965
(b) 1975
(c) 1985
(d) 1995

1: (b) Minimum Support Price
2: (c) Extremely inadequate purchasing power.
3: (b) Gujarat
4: (a) Poorest of the poor
5: (d) 1943
6: (b) people below poverty line
7: (a) Orissa
8: (b) Food Corporation of India
9: (c) Mother Dairy
10: (b) rural regions
11: (b) Grain Bank
12: (b) FCI
13: (d) Collector
14: (b) Indira Gandhi

15: (b) 1975


  1. there should be more than 40 mcqs

  2. I wish if it contains some long answers too.

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  3. expected more for u thought that it would be question answer type not mcq

    1. Thanks Pratyush for your suggestion. The time this was posted, MCQs were asked in question paper. Still helpful since Very Short Q are of similar nature. There is another post in Q & A highlighting important terms of this chapter

  4. Not that much impressive


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