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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Poverty as a Challenge - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Poverty as a Challenge - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Two social groups which are most valunerable to poverty are _________________ and________________


Answer :

Scheduled caste and Scheduled Tribes house holds
Rich and having excessive money.
Upper and lower section of the society.
Middle caste and lower section of the society.


Question :

Periodical estimation of poverty line is conducted by _______________


Answer :

NSSO
PDS
AAY
NREGA


Question :

Define the statement which suggests that calories requirements in rural areas are considered to be higher than urban areas.


Answer :

Because people in rural areas are poor.
Because people in rural areas are adversely affected by natural calamities.
Because people living in rural areas engage themselves in more physical work.
Because people living in rural areas arc engaged in agriculture.


Question :

Poverty as defined by World Bank implies living below [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

$I per day
$100 per month
$10 per day
$100 per day


Question :

For the year 2000, the poverty line for a person in urban areas in India was fixed at


Answer :

Rs. 454 per month
Rs. 500 per month
Rs. 328 per month
Rs. 1640 per month


Question :

There is a strong link between economic growth and


Answer :

Poverty reduction
Increase in poverty
Economic stability
Food security.


Question :

Which of the following is not an anti-povertv programme ? [CBSE CCE 20I0]


Answer :

NREGA
NSSO
AAY
PMGY


Question :

For the year 2000, the poverty line for a person in rural areas in India was fixed at [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Rs 454 per month
Rs 500 per month
Rs 328 per month
Rs 1640 per month


Question :

There is inequality of income within a family. Persons who are poorest of the poor in the family are ____________ .
(i) Women
(ii) Gir l
(iii) Children
(iv) Old people


Answer :

(i)and(ii)
(i)and(iii)
All (i),(ii)and(iv)
All are irrelevant.


Question :

The country which has the largest single concentration of the poor people in the world is


Answer :

China
Pakistan
India
Nepal