Economy of Punjab objective Questions (Punjab GK mcq)

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1. Which of the following crops comes under the category of the “Kharif Crop”?


b. Gram

c. Paddy

d. Barley

Ans. c

2. Which of the following crops is not the “Kharif crop”?

a. Corn or Maize

b. Millet

c. Peanut

d. Mustard

Ans. d

3. Which of the following is the cash-crop in Punjab?

a. Sugarcane

b. Paddy

c. Maize

d. Wheat

Ans. b

4. What percent of the best quality cotton Punjab produces in India

a. 60%

b. 70%

c. 40%

d. 50%

Ans. d

5. Maximum productivity of rice is in which district

a. Fatehgarh Sahib

b. Amritsar

c. Jalandhar

d. Hoshiarpur

Ans. a

6. Maximum productivity of wheat is in

a. Jalandhar

b. Moga

c. Faridkot

d. Ludhiana

Ans. d

7. Punjab has the  __  position in the matter of urbanization

a. 6th

b. 5th

c. 4th

d. 7th

Ans. b

8. In potato production Punjab is ranked__ in national immunization programme

a. 2nd

b. 3rd

c. 4th

d. 5th

Ans. b

9. What is the Total Population of Punjab according to census 2011.

a. 27704236

b. 25508336

c. 26765837

d. 20696427

Ans. a

10. What is the literacy rate of Punjab according to census 2011.

a. 76.7%

b. 55%

c. 77.4%

d. 90%

Ans. a

11. What is the Total length of roads in Punjab according to data of 2000?

a. 64352

b. 67258

c. 60368

d. 62877

Ans. a

12. Write the name of district which has highest literacy rate?

a. Hoshiarpur(85.4%)

b. Jalandhar(77.6%)

c. Moga(68%)

d. Phagwara(72.4%)

Ans. a

13. Write the name of district which has lowest literacy rate?

a. Mansa(62.8%)

b. Gurdaspur(73.8%)

c. Moga(68%)

d. SAS Nagar(72.9%)

Ans. a

14. Write the name of two main crops of Punjab?

a. Rice and Potato

b. Maize and Wheat

c. Wheat and Rice

d. Wheat and Corn

Ans. c

15. Write the name of biggest mill of Punjab?

a. Doaba Co-operative mills limited, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar(Nawanshahar)

b. MCML, Mansa

c. Malwa Sugar Mill, Moga

d. State Sugar Mill, Patiala

Ans. a

16. Write the name of smallest Sugar Mill of Punjab

a. Patiala Co-operative Sugar Mill, Rakhra

b. State Sugar Mill, Patiala

c. MCML Sugar Mill, Mansa

d. Malwa Sugar Mill, Moga

Ans. a

17. What is net area of Punjab

a. 80%

b. 92%

c. 83%  

d. 90%

Ans. c

18. About how much area of Punjab is under cultivation?

a. 70%

b. 83%

c. 50%

d. 38%

Ans. b

19. Soil n Punjab is divided into how many parts?

a. Four

b. Three

c. Two

d. Five

Ans. b

20. As compared to India’s 23% how much land area a under forest cover in Punjab?

a. 11.5%

b. 2.25%

c. 6.12%

d. None of these

Ans. c

21. Punjab Gross Area irrigated is:

a. 680 thousand Hectares

b. 580 thousand Hectares

c. 420 thousand Hectares

d. All the above

Ans. a

22. How many Government canals in Punjab:

a. 1134

b. 1344

c. 1108

d. 1088

Ans. a

23. Consumption of Electricity in Punjab:

a. 24192 Million kwh

b. 13144 Million kwh

c. 24044 Million kwh

d. 13044 Million kwh

Ans. a

24. How many working factories in Punjab?

a. 18301

b. 15301

c. 14201

d. 1120

Ans. b

25. Average No. of workers employed in Regd. Working factories:

a. 63142

b. 11234

c. 521337

d. 11818

Ans. c

26. The plains of Punjab are made of:

a. Alluvial soil

b. Red soil

c. Desert soil

d. None of these

Ans. a

27. The soils available in south west region of Punjab are:

a. Desert fact

b. Alluvial soil

c. Red soil

d. None of these

Ans. a

28. What is the percentage of urban population in Punjab

a. 33.9%

b. 43.9%

c. 29.5%

d. 22.3%

Ans. a

29. Punjab produces?

a. 60% of India’s wheat

b. 40% of India’s rice

c. both a and b

d. none of these

Ans. c

30. Punjab consumes what percentage of fertilizer consumption of India?

a. 9%

b. 8%

c. 6%

d. 4%

Ans. a

31. What is per hectare fertilizer consumption of India?

a. 196kg

b. 186kg

c. 199kg

d. 166kg

Ans. a

32. What percent of cropped area is covered with wheat?

a. 29.6%

b. 28.9%

c. 22.4%

d. 30.5%

Ans. a

33. What percent of cropped area is covered with pulses?

a. 18.8%

b. 19.8%

c. 18.7%

d. 14.5%

Ans. b

34. What percent of cropped area is covered with cotton?

a. 9.6%

b. 7.7%

c. 6.5%

d. 2.2%

Ans. a

35. Oil seed production divided in 2007-2008 mainly due to?

a. Decrease in its area

b. Decrease in its production

c. Both a and b

d. none of these

 Ans. a

36. Punjab’s maximum contribution of wheat in the central pool in 2007-2008?

a. 61%

b. 81%

c. 101%

d. 91%

Ans. a

37. Punjab’s contribution of rice in the central pool in 2007-2008?

a. 28%

b. 66%

c. 84%

d. 24%

Ans. a

38. Punjab leads in the production of which citrus fruit?

a. Kinnow

b. Lemon

c. Orange

d. None of these

Ans. a

39. How many Sugar mills are there in Punjab?

a. 14

b. 13

c. 18

d. 15

Ans. a

40. What percent of the best quality cotton Punjab produces in India?

a. 70%

b. 60%

c. 40%

d. 20%

Ans. a

41. Where is the biggest restle milk plant situated?

a. Moga

b. Jalandhar

c. Sirajpur

d. Ludhiana

Ans. a

42. In which year operation flood launched?

a. 196

b. 180

c. 1975

d. 1985

Ans. a

43. What is operation flood related to?

a. Milk production

b. Water production

c. Electricity production

d. None of these

Ans. a

44. How much percentage of power of Punjab’s consumption is produced by Ropar thermal Power Plant?

a. 27%

b. 28%

c. 30%

d. 40%

Ans. a

45. On which river is the Ropar thermal Power Plant located?

a. Satluj

b. Beas

c. Ravi

d. None of these

Ans. a

46. Where is Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Power Plant located?

a. Bhatinda

b. Jalandhar

c. Ludhiana

d. None of these

Ans. a

47. Who is the finance end Planning minister of Punjab?

a. S.Parminder Singh Dhindsa

b. Sikander Maluka

c. Both a and b

d. Nne of these

Ans. a

48. Urban population percentage in Punjab:

a. 33.9%

b. 49.3%

c. 43.4%

d. 44.8

Ans. a

49. National food for Security Mission was introduced in the State during?

a. 2007-2008

b. 2009-10

c. 2010-2011

d. 2011-12

Ans. a

50. Total Area under the Canal irrigation in Punjab is?

a. 30.4%

b. 40.4%

c. 55.4%

d. 54.5%

Ans. a

51. What percent of Area under agriculture is irrigated by tubewells in Punjab?

a. 60%

b. 70%

c. 80%

d. 100%

Ans. a

52. The per capita availability of milk in the state is?

a. 845 gms

b. 945 gms

c. 1045 gms

d. 745 gms

Ans. a

53. Punjab produces of the total product of milk in country?

a. 10%

b. 20%

c. 40%

d. 50%

Ans. a

54. What percent of the total population reside in Rural Area of Punjab?

a. 66.1%

b. 44.1%

c. 55.8%

d. 61.1%

Ans. a

55. What type of occupations are in the villages of Punjab?

a. carpenters

b. weavers

c. sweepers

d. all the above  

Ans. d

56. Commercial cities of Punjab were:

a. Sunam

b. Sultanpur

c. Kangra

d. All the above

Ans. d

57. According to census 2011 Punjab recorded deccaded growth rate is:

a. 13.73%

b. 12.34%

c. 15.4%

d. None of these

Ans. a

58. Back Bone of Punjab is :

a. Ravi

b. Ghaggar

c. Beas

d. Satluj

Ans. d

59. Biggest factory of fertilizers in Punjab:

a. Nangal

b. Phagwara

c. Jalandhar

d. Moga

Ans. a

60. Phagwara is famous for:

a. Industry of cloth

b. Industry of sugar

c. Both a and b

d. None of these

Ans. c

61. Which is among the following is famous for Haugary things?

a. Phagwara

b. Kapurthala

c. Ludhiana

d. Jalandhar

Ans. c

62. How much wheat is export to other countries from Punjab?

a. 1500 quintal

b. 21000 quintal

c. 200 Lakh quintal

d. 111500 quintal

Ans. c

63. Which industry in Mohali  famous:

a. watches

b. tractors

c. biscuits

d. electrical

Ans. b

64. Where combines manufactured?

a. Dhariwal

b. Bhogpur

c. Bhadso

d. Nangal

Ans. c

65. Which city of Punjab is most industrial city?

a. Ludhiana

b. Kapurthala

c. Phagwara

d. Fatehgarh

Ans. a

66. Punjab leads in:

a. Highest per capital income

b. Highest cropping intensity

c. Highest Net Area Irrigation

d. All of above

Ans. d

67. Secondary Sector of Punjab is:

a. Industry

b. Energy

c. Electricity

d. All of above


68. During green revolution what percentage of wheat with a yield was in Punjab?

a. 46.93 qtl.

b. 47.88 qtl.

c. 93.4 qtl.

d. 22.45 qtl.

Ans. a

69. Gross State Domestic Product at constant price for 2010-11 was:

a. 148069 crore

b. 198069 crore

c. 208099 crore

d. All the above

Ans. a

70. GSDP from the secondary sector which coves the manufacturing growth rate is:

a. 6.93%

b. 5.93%

c. 4.93%

d. 5.64%

Ans. a

71. The share of agriculture is GSDP in 2010-11 is:

a. 15.47%

b. 16.43%

c. 14.39%

d. 15.93%

Ans. a

72. Share of Primary Sector in the state GDP is:

a. 21.14%

b. 22.44%

c. 45.44%

d. 15.33%

Ans. a

73. Share of Secondary sector in the state GDP is:

a.  30.88%

b. 28.44%

c. 15.44%

d. 25.08%

Ans. a

74. The share of territory Sector of Economy in the State GDP:

a. 44.98%

b. 24.44%

c. 35.44%

d. 95.3%

Ans. a

75. How much percentage of kinnow is produced in Punjab?

a. 50%

b. 60%

c. 70%

d. 80%

Ans. a

76. Gross area sown is:

a. 7912000 hectare

b. 772400 hectare

c. 66189 hectare

d. none of these

Ans. a

77. Crops arranged according to Area wise:

a. 1st wheat

b. 2nd Rice

c. 3rd Cotton

d. All the above correct

Ans. d

78. Crops arranged according to production wise are;

a. 1st Wheat

b. 2nd Rice

c. Cotton

d. All the above

Ans. d

79. Presently Punjab area under cultivation is:

a. 41.58 Lakhs hectare

b. 41.77 Lakhs hectare

c. 51.88 Lakhs hectare

d. All the above

Ans. a

80. Two methods to irrigate the land is:

a. Tubewells(73%)

b. Canals(27%)

c. Both a and b

d. None of these

Ans. c

81. Citrus fruit estates are:

a. Fazilka

b. Thaliwala

c. Bhunga

d. All the above

Ans. d

82. Grape estates are:

a. Maur Mandi

b. Gobind garh

c. Hoshiarpur

d. None of these

Ans. a

83. Presently, total installed capacity for electric power generation in the state is:

a. 4878 MW

b. 3898 MW

c. 7344 MW

d. None of these

Ans. a

84. The source of Power supply:

a. Punjab’s own Hydro and thermal power project 52%(3620MW)

b. Common pool projects(25%)

c. Central Government Projects(23%)

d. All the above

Ans. a

85. How much cows are in Punjab?

a. 32 Lakh

b. 52 Lakh

c. 68 Lakh

d. None of these

Ans. a

86. How much buffaloes are in Punjab?

a. 68 Lakh

b. 32 Lakh

c. 70 Lakh

d. 15 Lakh

Ans. a

87. Main occupations of Punjab are:

a. heathes

b. phulakrii

c. work hard

d.All of these

Ans. d

88. During 2011-12 what units were in Punjab of Large and Medium Scale Industries?

a. 425

b. 525

c. 630

d. 421

Ans. a

89. Small scale industries units in Punjab was in 2010-11:

a. 168000

b. 20000

c. 144445

d. 167789

Ans. a

90. Employment is generated by small scale industries is:

a. 10.20 lac person

b. 9.20 lac person

c. 11.23 lac person

d. none of these

Ans. a

91. Sugar mills in Punjab are:

a. Batala


c. Phagwara

d. Bhogpur

Ans. a

92. One of the silent features of the sugar industry is:

a. out of the 14 mills, 12 are in the co—operative sectors and only2 are privately owned

b. out of the 14 mills, 13 are in the co-operative sector and only 1 is privately owned

c. both a and b

d. none of these

Ans. a

93. Biggest co-operative Sugar mill at:

a. Morinda

b. Bathinda

c. Phagwara

d. None of these

Ans. a

94. Daily crushing capacity of Morinda Sugar Mill is:

a. 4.000 tonnes of sugarcane

b. 5.000 tonnes of sugarcane

c. 3.000 tonnes of sugarcane

d. none of these

Ans. a

95. What is the rank of Punjab in Dairy Industry?

a. Top rank

b. Second rank

c. Fourth rank

d. none of these

Ans. a

96. The best quality of cotton produces by state is:

a. 70%

b. 80%

c. 90%

d. 4%

Ans. a

97. Employees in Public sector in Punjab?

a. 324850

b. 462816

c. 146550

d. All of the above

Ans. b

98. Employees were in private sector is:

a. 324850

b. 462816

c. 146550

d. none of these

Ans. a

99.  Agro Industrial policy was made in:

a. 2009

b. 2010

c. 2011

d. 2008

Ans. a

100. Serva Shiksha Abhiyan started in:

a. 2000-1

b. 2002-03

c. 2004-05

d. 2005-06

Ans. a

101. The biggest plant in the state with the processing capacity of milk is:

a. 435 thousand litre

b. 342 thousand litre

c. 356 thousand litre

d. 905 thousand litre

Ans. a

102. Operation flood was launched to initiate and organize co-operatives in:

a. 1969-70

b. 1968-69

c. 1977-78

d. 1948-49

Ans. a

103. The total energy of the state is provided by the Ropar Thermal Plant is:

a. 38%

b. 48%

c. 27%

d. 50%

Ans. c

104. Punjab shares the power generated from the Bhakhra Nangal Complex is about:

a. 51%

b. 71%

c. 91%

d. 81%

Ans. a

105. The total energy sold was consumed by the Industry and Agriculture Sectors during 2004-05 was:

a. 50.6%

b. 66.29%

c. 78.4%

d. none of these

Ans. b

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