MCQ on NEP 2020 : CSE Prelims Booster

MCQ on New Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020) derived from the sources like PIB, The Hindu & The Indian Express news articles & editorials, Yojana and others. Questions will be conceptual as well as factual. These questions-answer will be useful for UPSC, UPPSC, and various examinations...



1. New Policy aims for Universalisation of Education from pre-school to secondary level with 100% Gross Enrollment Ratio in school by

a. 2022
b. 2025
c. 2030
d. 2035

✓ (c) 2030.

2.  Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) renamed as

a. Ministry of Human Development
b. Ministry of Education
c. Ministry of Human Rights
d. Ministry of Human Capital

✓ (b) Ministry of Education

3. Who is the last minister of MHRD and first minister of Education ?

a. Piyush Goel
b. Kapil Sibbal
c. Ramesh Pokhriyal
d. Jairam Ramesh

✓ (c) Ramesh Pokhriyal.

4. The current 10+2 school curriculum to be replaced by a new

a. 5+3+3+4 curricular structure
b. 2+3+3+4 curricular structure
c. 5+4+3+3 curricular structure
d. 5+2+2+4 curricular structure

✓ (a) 5+3+3+4 curricular structure

5. As per the policy public investment in education will be increased from the current 4.3% to 

a. 5% of GDP
b. 7% of GDP
c. 6.6% of GDP
d. 6% of GDP

✓ (d) 6% of GDP

6. The new policy aims in the higher education to improve the Gross Enrollment Ratio from 26.3% to 50% by

a. 2030
b. 2035
c. 2025
d. 2040

✓ (b) 2035.

7. Which list is Education in the Indian Constitution ?

a. Union List
b. State List
c. Concurrent List
d. None of the above

✓ (c) Concurrent List.

By the 42nd amendment to the Constitution in 1976 moved education from the State to the Concurrent List.

8. Consider the following statement relating to new education policy committees

I. Justice Verma Committee
II. TSR Subramanian Committee 
III. K Kasturirangan Committee 
IV. Ramaswamy Committee

Select Correct answer code given below

a. I and II Only
b. I, III, IV Only
c. I, II, III and IV
d. II and III Only

✓ (d) II and III Only.

9. Consider the following statement relating to the medium of instruction in NEP 2020

I. The medium of instruction until at least Grade 5, but preferably till Grade 8 and beyond, will be the home language/mother tongue/local language
II. Medium of instruction is mandatory
III. It is only for Public School

Select Incorrect answer given code below 

a. I & III Only
b. II & III Only
c. III Only
d. I & II Only

✓ (b) II & III Only.

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10. The vocational education will start from

a. Class 5th
b. Class 8th
c. Class 6th
d. Class 7th

✓ (c) Class 6th.

11. Consider the following statement regarding the foundational pillars in NEP 2020

I. Accessibility
II. Affordability
III. Accountability
IV. Quality
V. Equity
VI. Access

Select Correct answer given code below

a. I, II, III Only
b. I, II, III, IV Only
c. I, II, III, IV, V Only
d. I, II, III, IV, V & VI

✓ (d)  I, II, III, IV, V & VI.
The NEP 2020 is built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Accessibility, Affordability and Accountability.
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12. The NEP 2020 replace the

a. National Education Policy (NEP), 1986
b. National Policy on Education, 1968
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. None of the Above

✓ a. National Education Policy (NEP), 1986


13. What will be age of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in NEP 2020 ?

a. 3-6 years
b. 2-6 years
c. 4-7 years
d. 3-8 years

✓ d. 3-8 years
ECCE will be delivered through Anganwadis and pre-schools.

14. Ministry of Education plan for attaining universal foundational literacy and numeracy in all primary schools for all learners by grade 3 by

a. 2022
b. 2025
c. 2027
d. 2030

✓ b. 2025

15. Is Board exams for Grades 10 and 12 will be continued in NEP 2020 ?

a. Yes
b. No
c. Not specified
d. Continue with redesigned

✓ d. Continue with redesigned

16. Consider the following statements regarding languages in NEP 2020 

i. It will promote 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' initiative
ii. Three language formula with greater flexibility
iii. All Classical languages will be available in school as  options.

Select CORRECT code given below

a. i Only
b. ii Only
c. i and ii Only
d. i, ii and iii 

✓ d. i,ii and iii
Languages in NEP 2020 : 
• Medium of Instruction up till Grade 5, and preferably till Grade 8 and beyond, will be home language/mother tongue/local language.
• 'The Languages of India' a fun project/activity on to be taken by every student 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' initiative.
Indian Sign Language (ISL) will be standardized across country.



17. According to NEP 2020

i. Setting up of Gender Inclusion Fund for Female and Transgender students
ii. Setting up of Special Education Zones (SEZs) for large population from SEDGs

Which of the following statements is/are CORRECT ?

a. i Only
b. ii Only
c. Both i & ii
d. Neither i nor ii

✓ c. Both i & ii 
SEDGs : Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Groups

18. Public and Private higher education institutions will be governed by

a. Same set of norms
b. Different set of norms
c. Not Determined
d. None of the Above

✓ a. Same set of norms

19. Consider the following statements regarding Adult Education in NEP 2020

i. Policy aim to achieve 100% youth and Adult literacy
ii. Public library spaces for adult education courses
iii. Quality technology based options for adult learning

Select CORRECT code given below 

a. i and ii Only
b. ii and iii Only
c. i, ii, & iii
d. iii Only

✓ c. i, ii, & iii

20. Which is not an educational committee ?

a. D. S. Kothari Committee
b. T. S. R. Subramaniam Committee
c. Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee
d. Ashok Mehta Committee

✓ d. Ashok Mehta Committee

21. Consider the following statements regarding Union Budget 2021-22 

i. 15,000 schools to be strengthened by implementing all NEP 2020 components.
ii. 100 new Sainik Schools to be set up in partnership with NGOs/private schools/states.
iii. 720 Model of residential Eklavya Schools in tribal areas.

Select CORRECT code given below 

a. i and ii Only
b. ii and iii Only
c. i and iii Only
d. i, ii and iii

✓ d. i, ii and iii

22. Consider the following statements regarding the National Research Foundation (NRF):

I. It is to be set-up as an autonomous body envisaged under the NEP 2020.
II. The NRF aims to fund researchers working across streams in India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

✓ c. Both I and II



23. Who was the chairman of Committee of the Evolution of the New Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020)?

a. T.S.R. Subramanian

b. Dr. K. Kasturirangan

c. Vijay Kelkar

d. Kailasavadivoo Sivan

✓b. Dr. K. Kasturirangan

 

24. What is full form of the MERUs?

a. Multidisciplinary Education and Research Universities

b. Multidisciplinary Education and Research undertaking

c. Multistage Education and Research Universities

d. Multilingual Education and Research Universities

✓a. Multidisciplinary Education and Research Universities

 

25. NEP 2020 stated to establish a national repository of high-quality resources on foundational literacy and numeracy on Government Digital Platform. Which of the Government Digital platform?

a. NCERT

b. DIKSHA

c. NPS

d. NISHITHA

✓b. DIKSHA

 

26. PARAKH stand for

a. Performance Access, Review and Analysis of Knowledge

b. Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge

c. Programme Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge

d. Performance Assessment, Rate and Analysis of Knowledge

✓b. Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge

 

27. World-class Indian institutions set the highest standards of multidisciplinary teaching and research and hosted scholars and students from across the countries. Which of the institution is not in the list of NEP 2020?

a. Takshashila

b. Nalanda

c. Vallabhi

d. Osmania

✓d. Osmania


28. What is Gender Inclusion Fund (GIF) in NEP 2020?

a. Fund for SCs & STs Girls

b. Fund for SCs, STs & OBC Girls

c. Fund for all Girls

d. None of these

✓c. Fund for all Girls

 

29. According to NEP 2020 the Indian education system produced great scholars such as Charaka, Nagarjuna. Which is not in the list?

a. Aryabhata

b. Xenocrates

c. Varahamihira

d. Bhaskarachar

✓b. Xenocrates

 

30. What is ABC as per the NEP 2020?

a. Education Bank Credit

b. Primary education

c. Both (a) & (b)

d. None of These

✓a. Education Bank Credit

ABC as per the NEP 2020 is the introduction of the Academic Bank of Credit.


31. What is aim of NEP 2020?

a. Inclusive Development of Education at school level Only

b. Inclusive and Equitable Education at all levels of School Education Only

c. Inclusive and Equitable quality education at all levels of School Education and Higher Education

d. None of These

✓c. Inclusive and Equitable quality education at all levels of School Education and Higher Education

Explaination:

NEP 2020 aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels of school education and higher education including access to education.


32. NEP 2020 is given preference to

I. EBBs

II. SFDs

Select a Correct option given below

a. I Only

b. II Only

c. Both I & II

d. Neither I Nor II

✓c. Both I & II

Explaination:

NEP 2020: Preference are given to Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs), LWEs, Special Focus Districts (SFDs) and the 115 aspirational districts.


References
PIB
MoE
AIR





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    1. Reference - https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1811447#:~:text=Further%2C%20a%20Review%20Committee%20for,Kasturirangan.

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    1. Answer is Dr K Kasturirangan...
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