Social Science Class-10 Economics: Sectors of the Indian Economy Question Bank Part – 2

19. Name one functioning activity of the tertiary sector.

(a) Goods that are produced would need to be transported by trucks or trains and then sold in wholesale and retail shops.
(b) This sector gradually became associated with the different kinds of industries.
(c) Activities in which natural products are changed into other forms through ways of manufacturing.
(d) Produce a good by exploiting natural resources.

20. Which sector is also called the service sector?

(a) Primary
(b) Public
(c) Industrial
(d) Tertiary

21. The sum of production in the three sectors gives what is called the __________ of a country.

(a) Gross income
(b) Gross domestic product
(c) Net domestic product
(d) Net income

22. The value of final goods and services produced in each sector during a particular year provides the __________.

(a) average production of the sector for that year
(b) net production of the sector for that year
(c) total production of the sector for that year
(d) gross production of the sector for that year

23. ________ gradually became the most important in total production and employment.

(a) Secondary sector
(b) Tertiary sector
(c) Public sector
(d) Primary sector

24. Which one is a primary occupation?

(a) Tailor
(b) Basket weaver
(c) Flower cultivator
(d) Milk vendor

25. Not every good (or service) that is produced and sold needs to be counted. It makes sense only to include the _________ to get the total production.

(a) values of goods and services in production
(b) final goods and services
(c) adding up the actual numbers of goods
(d) goods and services in the three sectors

26. Give an example of an intermediate good?

(a) Woven basket
(b) Chair production from wood
(c) Wheat flour
(d) Biscuits

27. It has been noted from the histories of many, now developed, countries that at initial stages of development, ________ sector was the most important sector of economic activity.

(a) public
(b) tertiary
(c) secondary
(d) primary

28. As the methods of farming changed and the agriculture sector began to prosper, most of the goods produced were ________ from the primary sector and most people were also employed in this sector.

(a) synthetic products
(b) involved machines
(c) natural products
(d) mixed products

29. Why did the secondary sector later become the most important sector?

(a) People began to use many more goods that were produced in factories at cheap rates
(b) Employment increased
(c) Agriculture declined
(d) Both (a) and (b)

30. In developed countries, the ________ sector has become the most important in terms of total production.

(a) primary
(b) industrial
(c) service
(d) public

31. In the data given of GDP, which was the most productive sector in 1974?

(a) primary sector
(b) tertiary sector
(c) secondary sector
(d) equal production sector

32. The primary sector is also called ________.

(a) service sector
(b) agriculture and related sector
(c) pre-industry sector
(d) unorganized sector

33. In the data given of GDP which was the most productive sector in 2013-14?

(a) primary sector
(b) tertiary sector
(c) secondary sector
(d) equal production sector

34. The secondary sector is also called ________.

(a) organised sector
(b) service sector
(c) industrial sector
(d) public sector

35. Which sector has grown the most over forty years?

(a) Primary sector
(b) Tertiary sector
(c) Secondary sector
(d) Equal production sector

36. Which of these can be considered as basic services?

(a) Growing of wheat
(b) Transport
(c) Storage
(d) Police station



19. (a)
20. (d)
21. (b)
22. (c)
23. (a)
24. (c)
25. (b)
26. (c)
27. (d)
28. (c)
29. (d)
30. (c)
31. (a)
32. (b)
33. (b)
34. (c)
35. (b)
36. (d)


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