Poverty As A Challenge
|Slum in Mumbai|
credits: Marcus Fornell at Flickr
Q1: Every _________ person in India is poor
Q2(CBSE 2011): In which of the following countries did poverty actually rise from 1981 to 2001?
(a) Sub-Saharan Africa
Q3: Which of the following is a social indicator of poverty laid by social scientists:
(a) Increase in population
(b) Illiteracy level
(d) Health Club membership
Q4(CBSE 2011): Which one of the social groups are vulnerable to poverty?
(a) Scheduled caste
(b) Urban casual labour
(c) Rural agricultural households
(d) All of these
Q5(CBSE 2010): Which state has the largest percentage of poors in India?
Q6(CBSE 2010): What are accepted average calories required in India in urban areas?
Q7(SQP): Which one is a social group from amongst the following groups vulnerable to poverty?
(a) Rural agricultural labour households.
(b) Urban casual labour households.
(c) Scheduled caste and schedule tribe households.
(d) The female daily wagers.
Q8(SQP): There has been a significant decline in poverty in the state of
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Q9(CBSE 2010): Which among the following is the method to estimate the poverty line?
(a) Investment method
(b) Income method
(c) Capital method
(d) Human method
Q10(CBSE 2011): Which scheme was started in 1993 to create self-employment opportunities for educated unemployed youth in rural areas and small towns?
(a) Prime Minister Rojgar Yojana
(b) National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(c) Rural Employment Generation Programme
(d) Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana
Q11(CBSE 2011): Which one is not the major causes of income inequality in India?
(a) Unequal distribution of land
(b) Lack of fertile land
(c) Gap between rich and the poor
(d) Increase in population
Q12(CBSE 2011): Which industry suffered the most during colonial period?
(d) All the above
1: (b) fourth
2: (a) Sub-Saharan Africa
3: (b) Illiteracy level
4: (a) Scheduled caste
5: (b) Orissa
6: (a) 2100
7: (c) Scheduled caste and schedule tribe households.
8: (c) Jammu and Kashmir
9: (b) Income method
10: (a) Prime Minister Rojgar Yojana
11: (b) Lack of fertile land
12: (a) Jute