Q.1: ___________ hunger is a consequence of diets, persistently inadequate in terms of quantity and/or quality.
Q.2: Buffer stock is the stock of food grains, namely wheat and rice procured by the government through ___________________.
a) Food Corporation of India
b) Fair Price Shops
c) Public Distribution System
Q.3: __________________ was the most devastating famine that occurred in India.
a) Bengal Famine, 1943
b) Bihar Famine, 1873
c) Bengal Famine, 1770
Q.4: Which of the following are the dimensions of food security ?
i) affordability of food
ii) availability of food
iii) accessibility of food
a) only ii
b) i and iii
c) i, ii and iii
Q.5: Seasonal hunger is mostly prevalent in ________ areas.
Q.6: Indira Gandhi released special stamps to mark success of _________ revolution in July 1968.
Q.7: The price at which buffer stock is distributed in the deficit areas is known as _____________.
a) Fair price
b) Issue price
c) Minimum price
Q.8: The _____________ ration cards are for the poorest of poor people.
Q.9: Which of the following statements are true about National Food For Work Programme ?
i) The Collector is the nodal officer at district level and implements the planning.
ii) It was launched on November 14, 2005.
iii) It is a hundred per cent centrally sponsored scheme.
a) i and ii
b) ii and iii
c) i and iii
Q.10: _____________ is a payment that a government makes to a producer to supplement the market price of a commodity.
a) commodity price
b) issue price
Q.11: Antyodaya Anna Yojana was launched in ________________.
a) December 2000
b) November 2004
c) July 2001