UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    In India, Common Property Resources (CPRs) type of land ownership has been advocated since decades. What are the intentions behind advocating CPR?
    1. It provides fodder for the livestock.
    2. It provides more revenue to the government.
    3. It provides livelihood for the weaker section of the society.
    4. Every member can have property rights over the land.
    5. Women are benefitted.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  2 and 4           

    B)  1, 3 and 5

    C)  1, 2, 3 and 4    

    D) (d) All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] CPRs can be defined as community's natural resource where every member has the right of access and usage specified obligations, without anybody having property rights over them. Community forests, pasture lands, village water bodies and other public spaces where a group larger household or family unit exercises rights of use and carries responsibility of management are examples of CPRs.  

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