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Important prelims Questions on Schemes for Women - Part 2
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Women issues is the favorite of UPSC at all level of the exam. From prelims perspective schemes for Women are important.

Faizan Khan
An engineer from IIT Kharagpur with over 4 years of teaching experience in both IIT JEE & UPSC CSE.

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  1. 'Hausala 2017' is a festival hoisted by which ministry? a) Ministry of Health and family welfare b) Ministry of Women and Child Development c) Ministry of defence d) Ministry of Tribal Affair


  2. 'Hausala 2017' is a festival hoisted by which ministry? a) Ministry of Health and family welfare b)Ministry of Women and Child Development c) Ministry of defence d) Ministry of Tribal Affair


  3. Hausala 2017' is a festival hoisted by which ministry? WCD Ministry celebrated the child rights week by hosting an inter-Child Care Institution festival, "Hausala 2017" for the children who reside in child care institutions between 16-20th November 2017. During the week-long celebration Children participated in various events like Bal Sansad, painting competition, athletics meet, football, chess competition and speech writing. More than 400 children from child care institutions across the country are participated in the event.


  4. Which of the following is correct regarding CARINGS', an initiative of MWCD? a) A mobile based aap with information on b) Guidelines to provide a transparent c) An initiative to build hostels for old age hygienic practices for mother and child process of adoption. d) Initiative to place cradiles at important locations such as hospitals, PHC, etc. to save the lives of unwanted new born babies


  5. Which of the following is correct regarding CARINGS', an initiative of MWCD? a) A mobile based aap with information on hygienic practices for mother and child b) Guidelines to provide a transparent process of adoption c) An initiative to build hostels for old age d) Initiative to place cradles at important locations such as hospitals, PHC, etc. to save the lives of unwanted new born babies


  6. Which of the following is correct regarding CARINGS', an initiative of MWCD? In adoption reforms, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has notified the revised Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015' which have come into force with effect from August, 1, 2015. The revised guidelines coupled with the new IT enabled adoption system CARINGS, provide a transparent process of adoption under which all the child care institutions of the country have been brought into an integrated system.


  7. Which of the following is correct regarding CARINGS', an initiative of MWCD? Cradle Baby Reception Center: The Ministry has stressed upon the need to place cradles at important locations such as hospitals, PHC, etc. to save the lives of unwanted new born babies and placing them in the adoption net managed by CARA with the intent to rehabilitate them in the familial care


  8. Women of India Festival 2017 was organised recently to: a) Encourage entrepreneurship b) Train elected women c) Encourage women producers of d) None of the above. spirit among women. representative. organic products.


  9. Women of India Festival 2017 was organised recently to: a) Encourage entrepreneurship spirit among women b) Train elected women representative. c) Encourage women producers of organic products. d) None of the above.


  10. Women of India Festival 2017 was organised recently to: To encourage women producers of organic products, a Women of India Festival 2017 from 1st to 15th October 2017 at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. Over 530 women farmers and entrepreneurs from 25 States of India and the remotest parts of the country participated in the Festival. Total Sales of all participants during the 15 day festival were to the tune of Rs. 1.84 crores.


  11. International Women's Day is celebrated every year on: a) 9th February b) 8th March c) 6th April d) 22nd Septembetr


  12. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: I. Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Programme. ll.: It has cash incentives before and after delivery of the first living child III. All pregnant women are eligible for the scheme. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? a) I only b) I and ll only c) I and III only d) All of the above


  13. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yoiana PMMVY Programme to eligible pregnant women and lactatin Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit mothers. The eligible beneficiaries would receive cash incentive of Rs 6000/- as per approved norms during pregnancy and after institutional delivery Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) is a Maternity Benefit Programme that is implemented in all the districts of the country in accordance with the provision of the National Food Security Act, 2013.


  14. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: Objectives Providing partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentive s so that the woman can take adequate rest before and after delivery of the first living child. The cash incentive provided would lead to improved health seeking behaviour amongst the Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW& LM).


  15. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: Target beneficiaries All Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers, excluding PW&LM who are in regular employment with the Central Government or the State Governments or PSUs or those who are in receipt of similar benefits under any law for the time being in force. All eligible Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers who have their pregnancy on or after 01.01.2017 for first child in family.


  16. Health including food security and nutrition Education Economy Governance and Decision Making Violence Against Women Enabling Environment Environment and Climate Change


  17. Consider the following statements: 1. Work Participation rate of female workers in rural areas is more than in urban areas. 2. Female labour force participation rate in agriculture is more than men. Which of the above statement(s) islare correct? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) None of the above


  18. Consider the following statements Work Participation rate of female workers in rural areas is higher which stood at 30% as compared to the work participation rate of only 15.4% in urban areas as per census 2011 Rural women in India are concentrated in agriculture to a much larger extent than men With around 60% of India's population engaged in farming, women contribute to almost 70-80% of farming activities but they are neither legally, nor socially recognised as