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CBSE Class 10 I Economics I MCQ TEST -1 I Chapter 2 I Sectors of the Indian Economy

Q1. Which of the following activities does not belong to the primary sector?





Q2. Which of the following sectors is the largest employer in India?

Primary Sector

Secondary Sector

Tertiary Sector

None of these

Q3. The task of measuring GDP is undertaken by the

Central government

State government

Local government

None of these

Q4. Life insurance is an activity of the

Primary sector

Secondary sector

Service sector

None of these

Q5. The motive of the public sector en terprises is

Profit making


Social welfare and security

None of these

Q6. How do big private companies contribute in the development of a nation?

By increasing the demands for their products through advertisements

By increasing their profits

By increasing productivity of the country in the manufacturing of industrial goods

By providing private hospital facilities for the rich

Q7. Which sector has emerged as the largest producing sector in India. Select one from the following alternatives:

Secondary sector

Tertiary sector

Primary sector

None of these

Q8. NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act of 2005) has guaranteed ………. days of employment in a year in many districts of India. What are the correct number of days?





Q9. Which of the following examples does not fall under unorganized sector?

A farmer irrigating his field

A daily wage labourer working for a contractor

A doctor in a hospital treating a patient

A handloom weaver working on a loom in her house

Q10. Employment figures of a country are based on data collected from 5-yearly survey on employment and unemployment. Which organisation conducts this survey?

NSSO – National Sample Survey Organisation

NREGA 2005 – National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005

ILO – International Labour Organisation

Census of India

Q11. The money value of all final goods and services produced within a country during a particular year is called

Gross domestic product

Net domestic product

National product

Production of secondary sector

Q12. What is meant by GDP?

Gross Dairy Product

Gross Domestic Product

Great Development Project

Great Domestic Product

Q13. Agriculture, dairy farming are activities belonging to which of the following sectors?




None of these

Q14. Which of the following is not applicable for a worker, who works in the organised sector?

She gets a regular salary at the end of the month

She is not paid for leave

She gets medical allowance

She got an appointment letter stating the terms and conditions of work when she joins work

Q15. Which one of the following economic activities is not in the tertiary sector?


Bee keeping


None of the above

Q16. The service sector includes activities such as

agriculture, dairy, fishing and forestry

making sugar, gur and bricks

transport, communication and banking

none of these

Q17. Which of the following types of activities are covered in the secondary sector?

It generates services rather than goods.

Natural products are changed through manufacturing.

Goods are produced by exploiting natural resources.

None of these

Q18. In which sector activities are not guided by profit motive?

organised sector

public sector

private sector

unorganised sector

Q19. The economy is classified into public and private sectors on the basis of :

employment conditions

the nature of economic activity

ownership of enterprises

number of workers employed in the enterprise

Q20. The economy is classified into organised and unorganised sectors on the basis of :

employment conditions

the nature of economic activity

ownership of enterprises

none of these


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