Q. With reference to MGNREGA, consider the following statements:
1. It provides guaranteed 150 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household
2. Skilled and unskilled persons who are willing to do work are covered under this scheme.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: It provides guaranteed 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household. 

Statement 2 is incorrect: It provides work to any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work. 

Source: Business Standard