Cottage and Small Scale Industries

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  • Q1

    Cottage and small scale industries are facing several problems due to large scale industries because of the following reasons (given in the options) except ________.

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    Answer:

    large scale units are scattered

    Explanation:

    Cottage and small scale industries face tough competition from large scale units as they are highly efficient and organised. Also, goods are produced by large scale industries at lower cost using modern technology.

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  • Q2

    Identify the role which is not performed by small scale and cottage industries.

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    Answer:

    Concentration of Industries in few regions

    Explanation:

    The various role performed by small scale and cottage industries are as follows:

    ·         Employment-oriented

    ·         Decentralisation of Industries

    ·         Less Pressure of Population on Land

    ·         Increase in Production

    ·         Equal Distribution of Income and Wealth

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  • Q3

    The industries like bidi making, embroidery industries in which work is done by mostly family members are classified as ____________.

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    Answer:

    Cottage Industries

    Explanation:

    The industries like bidi making, embroidery industries in which work is done by mostly family members are classified as cottage industries.

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  • Q4

    The industries in which fixed Capital Investment is up to INR 25 lakhs is classified as __________________.

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    Answer:

    tiny industries

    Explanation:

    The industries in which fixed Capital Investment up to INR 25 lakhs are classified as tiny industries.

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  • Q5

    Small Scale Industries refer to all those units which have fixed capital investment of _________.

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    Answer:

    up to 5 crores

    Explanation:

    Small Scale Industries refer to all those units which have a fixed capital investment of up to 5 crores. For example, Khadi and handloom, handicrafts, sericulture etc.

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