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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 :

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 :

The calorie requirement is higher in rural areas because [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

they do not enjoy as much as people in urban areas
food items are expensive
they are unemployed
people are engaged in more physical labour Important Questions


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 :

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 :

The accepted average calorie requirement per person in urban areas in India is


Answer :

2200 calories
2000 calories
2300 calories
2100 calories


Question :

For making comparisons between developing countries, which uniform standard (per person per day) for the poverty line is used in terms of minimum availability ?


Answer :

$1
$2
$3
$5


Question :

Which of the following is not included in urban poor ? (i) casual labourers (ii) rickshaw pullers (iii) vendors (iv) domestic servants [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

only (i)
All the above
only (iv)
None of the above


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 :

Which of the following Indian state has maximum number of people live below poverty line ?


Answer :

Bihar
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Orissa


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.