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Budget 2017 Quiz: Infrastructure and Digital Economy

Feb 2, 2017 16:06 IST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. To revive the economy and protect the Indian industry from the external shocks Jaitley announced many new initiatives. Against this backdrop, we present you with 10 important questions that test your understanding of the key points related to Infrastructure and Digital Economy presented in the Union Budget.


1.    As per the Union Budget 2017, how much amount has been allocated for the infrastructure sector for the year 2017-18?

a)    Rs. 2,96,134 crore
b)    Rs. 3,96,134 crore
c)    Rs. 3,86,134 crore
d)    Rs. 4,96,134 crore

2.    The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in the Budget 2017 speech, announced that Indian Railways will focus on four major areas. Which of the following is not included those major areas?

a)    Passenger Safety
b)    Capital and Development Works
c)    Women Security
d)    Cleanliness

3.    How many railways stations will be made differently-abled friendly by providing lifts and escalators, as per the Union Budget 2017?

a)    400
b)    300
c)    1000
d)    500

4.    The Union Finance Minister presented Union Budget 2017 in the Lok Sabha. In this regard, consider the following statements.

I.    Union Government will launch two new Schemes to promote the usage of BHIM App.
II.    These two schemes are Referral Bonus Scheme for individuals and a Cashback Scheme for merchants.


Which is/are correct?

a)    Only I
b)    Only II
c)    Both I and II
d)    Neither I nor II

5.    As per the Union Budget 2017, transaction above how much amount will not be permitted in cash?

a)    Rs 3 lakhs
b)    Rs 10 lakhs
c)    Rs 5 lakhs
d)    Rs 7 lakhs

6.    As per the Union Budget 2017, how much amount has been allocated for transportation sector as a whole, including rail, roads, shipping, in the FY 2017-18?

a)    Rs. 241387 crores
b)    Rs. 251387 crores
c)    Rs. 261387 crores
d)    Rs. 241287 crores

7.    How many kilometres of coastal connectivity roads have been identified for construction and development to facilitate better connectivity with ports and remote villages?

a)    1000 kms
b)    2000 kms
c)    3000 kms
d)    2200 kms

8.    The total capital and development expenditure on Railways has been pegged at how much amount for the year 2017-18?

a)    Rs. 231000 crores
b)    Rs. 141000 crores
c)    Rs. 231000 crores
d)    Rs. 131000 crores

9.    As per the Union Budget 2017, how many kilometres of railway lines will be commissioned in 2017-18?

a)    2500 kms
b)    3500 kms
c)    4500 kms
d)    1500 kms

10.    The Union Finance Minister presented Union Budget 2017 in the Lok Sabha. In this regard, consider the following statements.

I.    The allocation for the BharatNet Project has been raised up to Rs.10000 crores in 2017-18.
II.    A DigiGaon initiative will be launched to provide tele-medicine, education and skills through digital technology.


Which is/are correct?

a)    Only I
b)    Only II
c)    Both I and II
d)    Neither I nor II

ANSWERS


1.    (b) Rs. 3,96,134 crore
2.    (c) Women Security
3.    (d) 500
4.    (c) Both I and II
5.    (a) Rs 3 lakhs
6.    (a) Rs. 241387 crores
7.    (b) 2000 kms
8.    (d) Rs. 131000 crores
9.    (b) 3500 kms
10.   (c) Both I and II

 

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