Planning and Sustainable Development in Indian Context MCQ Questions for Class 12 Geography Chapter 9 with Answers

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NCERT Chapters for Class 12 Geography Part. B

India People and Economy


Q1. In how many districts, drought-prone area are identified:

(i) 47
(ii) 57
(iii) 67
(iv) 77

(iii) 67


Q2. When did NITI Aayog replace the Planning Commission?

(i) 18 March 2001
(ii) 1 January 2015
(iii) 28 June 2011
(iv) 9May 2016

(ii) 1 January 2015


Q3. ITDP means

(i) integrated tribal development project
(ii) Indian tribal development project
(iii) Indian tribal development program
(iv) integrated tribal development programme

(i) integrated tribal development project


Q4. What should be the height of an area in the hill area development programme?

(i) 500 metres
(ii) 600 metres
(iii) 700 metres
(iv) 800 metres

(ii) 600 meters


Q5. What was the period of the First Five Year Plan?

(i) 1951 – 56
(ii) 1950 – 55
(iii) 1947 – 52
(iv) 1960 – 65

(i) 1951 – 56


Q6. Hill area development programme does not include

(i) Horticulture
(ii) poultry
(iii) small scale industry
(iv) large scale industry

(iv) large scale industry


Q7. On which factor does the economic development of a region depends?

(i) Relief
(ii) Climate
(iii) Population
(iv) Resources

(iv) Resources


Q8. By Which name was the Indira Gandhi Canal earlier known as?

(i) Gujarat Canal
(ii) Rajasthan Canal
(iii) Nehru Canal
(iv) Bikaner Canal

(ii) Rajasthan Canal


Q9. Aim of regional planning is

(i) develop agriculture
(ii) to improve roads
(iii) to reduce regional imbalance
(iv) to develop industry

(iii) to reduce regional imbalance


Q10. In which state in Bharmaur Tribal Region situated?

(i) Uttarakhand
(ii) Jammu & Kashmir
(iii) Himachal Pradesh
(iv) Uttar Pradesh

(iii) Himachal Pradesh


Q11. Regional planning relates to:

(i) Area differences in the transportation network
(ii) DeveLopment of rural areas
(iii) Development of various sectors of the economy
(iv) Area-specific approach of development

(iv) Area-specific approach of development


Q12. Sectoral planning does not include

(i) Irrigation
(ii) Transport
(iii) Hill area
(iv) Infrastructure

(iv) Infrastructure


Q13. When did the Tenth Five Year Plan come to an end?

(i) 2005
(ii) 2006
(iii) 2007
(iv) 2008

(iii) 2007


Q14. Who conceived the idea of Indira Gandhi Canal?

(i) Sarvinder Singh
(ii) Kanwar Sain
(iii) Both A and B
(iv) None of these

(ii) Kanwar Sain


Q15. Planning includes which of the following

(i) process of thinking
(ii) formulation of schemes or programmes
(iii) implementation of set of actions to achieve goal
(iv) all of above

(iv) all of above


Q16. Which one of the following is the most crucial factor for sustainable development in Indira Gandhi Canal Command Area?

(i) Agricultural development
(ii) Eco-development
(iii) Transport development
(iv) Colonisation of land.

(i) Agricultural development


Q17. What WCED stands for?

(i) World Commission on Environment and Development
(ii) World Centre of Environment and Development
(iii) Wildlife Commission on Environment and Development
(iv) World Commission for Ecological Development


(i) World Commission on Environment and Development

Q18. Bharmaur ITDP includes

(i) development of infrastructure
(ii) development of transport
(iii) development of agriculture
(iv) all of above

(iv) all of above


Q19. Regional planning relates to:

(i) Development of various sectors of the economy
(ii) Area-specific approach of development
(iii) Area differences in the transportation network
(iv) Development of rural areas.

(ii) Area-specific approach of developmen


Q20. Who wrote ‘The Population Bomb’?

(i) Ehrlich
(ii) Meadows
(iii) Amartya Sen
(iv) None of these

(i) Ehrlich


Q21. Negative influence of Indira Gandhi Canal command area includes

(i) wind erosion
(ii) water logging
(iii) siltation
(iv) afforestation

(i) wind erosion


Q22. From which Barrage, Indira Canal has been taken out?

(i) Bhakra
(ii) Nangal
(iii) Harike
(iv) Thein

(iii) Harike


Q23. Under which programme, did the Planning Commission of India (1967) identify 67 districts (entirely or partly) of the country as prone to drought?

(i) Command Area Development Programme
(ii) Drought Prone Area Development Programme
(iii) Desert Development Programme
(iv) Hill Area Development Programme

(ii) Drought Prone Area Development Programme


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