Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Online Class on Economy and Planning. Land Reforms and Green Revolution. Norman Borlaug and MS Swaminathan
Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Online Class on Economy and Planning. Land Reforms and Green Revolution. Norman Borlaug and MS Swaminathan.
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Questions and Answers
- 1. Who is known as the father of Green revolution in India?
- A) M S Swaminathan
B) Norman Burlog
C) Varghese Kurian
D) C Subramaniam
- 2. In which year green revolution was introduced in India?
- A) 1956
- 3. Consider the following statements
- i) One of the main problem faced by the government in implementing green revolution was high cost of cultivation.
ii) Fertilizers at subsidized rate were given to farmers to tackle the problem of pest attack.
iii) The first phase of green revolution mainly concentrated on rice and wheat.
iv) The second phase of green revolution started in 1970.
Which of the statements are correct?
A) i, ii and iii
B) ii, iii and iv
C) i, iii and iv
D) i, ii, iii and iv
- 4. Identify the incorrect statement related to the outcome of green revolution.
- A) Government procured food grains to build a stock which could be used in times of food shortage.
B) The spread of green revolution technology enabled India to achieve self-sufficiency in food grains
C) The cost of food grains increased as High Yield Varieties of seeds and fertilizers used.
D) Poverty in the country reduced.
- 5. Consider the following statements
- i) The productivity in the agricultural sector was law and hence food grains were to be imported.
ii) Intermediaries merely collected rent from farmers without contributing towards improvements on the farm.
iii) The tax collected could be increased by giving the ownership of the land to the tenants.
Which of the following are the correct factors that led to introduction of Land reforms in India?
A) i only
B) I and ii
C) ii and iii
D) ii only