Budget 2017 Quiz: Rural Development

Feb 2, 2017 16:05 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 the Rural Development presented in the Union Budget 2017.

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

I.    Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), roads have accelerated to reach 133 km roads per day in 2016-17.
II.    A sum of Rs 19000 crore has been provided in 2017-18 for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

Which is/are correct?

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

2.    As per the Union Budget 2017, how many houses would be completed by 2019 for the houseless and those living in kutcha houses?

a)    Fifty lakh houses
b)    Seven thousand houses
c)    Fifty-two thousand houses
d)    One crore houses

3.    How much amount has been allocated for Rural, Agriculture and Allied sectors?

a)    Rs. 187223 crores
b)    Rs. 167223 crores
c)    Rs. 126223 crores
d)    Rs. 187233 crores

4.    The Union Government targets to achieve 100 per cent village electrification by

a)    1 April 2018
b)    1 May 2019
c)    1 May 2018
d)    1 June 2018

5.    How much amount has been allocated for the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana in 2017-18?

a)    Rs 3814 crores
b)    Rs 4814 crores
c)    Rs 9814 crores
d)    Rs 4524 crores

6.    How much amount has been allocated for the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihood Mission in 2017-18?

a)    Rs 4500 crore
b)    Rs 4814 crores
c)    Rs 9814 crores
d)    Rs 4524 crores

7.    The allocation for Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme and Credit Support Schemes has been increased more than how many times?

a)    3 times
b)    2 times
c)    4 times
d)    5 times

8.    As per the Union Budget 2017, mason training will be provided to 5 lakh persons for imparting new skills to the people in the rural areas. This will be done by which year?

a)    2021
b)    2020
c)    2019
d)    2022

9.    How much amount has been allocated for setting up Mahila Shakti Kendra at village level?

a)    Rs. 250 crores
b)    Rs. 500 crores
c)    Rs. 650 crores
d)    Rs. 700 crores

10.    As per the Union Budget 2017, how much amount has been allocated for the welfare of Women and Children under various schemes across all the Ministries for the FY 2017-18?

a)    Rs.1,56,528 crores
b)    Rs. 1,64,632 crores
c)    Rs. 1,44,632 crores
d)    Rs. 1,84,632 crores


1.    (c) Both I and II
2.    (d) One crore houses
3.    (a) Rs. 187223 crores
4.    (c) 1 May 2018
5.    (b) Rs 4814 crores
6.    (a) Rs 4500 crore
7.    (a) 3 times
8.    (d) 2022
9.    (b) Rs. 500 crores
10.    (d) Rs. 1,84,632 crores

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