Tuesday, December 25, 2012

CBSE Class 9 - Economics - Ch3 - Poverty As A Challenge

Poverty As A Challenge
Slum in Mumbai
credits: Marcus Fornell at Flickr


MCQs

Q1: Every _________ person in India is poor

(a) third
(b) fourth
(c) fifth
(d) tenth


Q2(CBSE 2011): In which of the following countries did poverty actually rise from 1981 to 2001?

(a) Sub-Saharan Africa
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Russia




Q3: Which of the following is a social indicator of poverty laid by social scientists:

(a) Increase in population
(b) Illiteracy level
(c) Caste
(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?

(a) Bihar
(b) Orissa
(c) Kerala
(d) Punjab


Q6(CBSE 2010): What are accepted average calories required in India in urban areas?

(a) 2100
(b) 2400
(c) 2800
(d) 2500


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

(a) Assam
(b) Bihar
(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?

(a) Jute
(b) Textile
(c) Indigo
(d) All the above

Answers:
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

7 comments:

  1. in q-4 option (a) is correct not the (d) one plz check and correct it

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    1. Fixed. You are right, the question mentions particularly about 'social group'. Thanks for pointing it.

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  2. people forget to notice the (SOCIAL GROUPS) PART OF Q4 PLEASE HIGHLIGHT SO THAT PEOPLE WILL NOTICE IT IN EXAMS

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  3. Nice set of questions. Helpful for the exams

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