This a MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) based practice test of Chapter 4 - Poverty of Economics of Class XI (11) for the quick revision/preparation of School Board examinations
Q When we talk of poverty in a country we mean by
Absolute poverty refers to a condition where a person does not have the minimum amount of income needed to meet the minimum requirements for one or more basic living needs over an extended period of time.
In the year 2004-2005 ____ percentage of population was below the poverty line
In 2004-05, 37.2% of the country's population was below the poverty line with ratios for rural and urban areas at 41.8% and 25.7%.
Having insufficient income to provide a minimum standard of living is
Absolute poverty is when household income is below a certain level, which makes it impossible for the person or family to meet basic needs of life including food, shelter, safe drinking water, education, healthcare, etc
AAY stands for
The scheme provide healthy urban environment through community toilets
The VAMBAY was launched in December 2001 to ameliorate the conditions of the urban slum dwellers living below the poverty line without adequate shelter.The scheme has the primary objective of facilitating the construction and up-gradation of dwelling units for slum dwellers and providing a healthy and enabling urban environment through community toilets under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, a component of the scheme.The Central Government provides a subsidy of 50 per cent, the balance 50 per cent being arranged by the State Government.There are prescribed ceilings on costs both for dwelling units and community toilets. During 2003-04, Central subsidy to the extent of Rs. 239 crore has been released. Since inception up to May 2004, Rs. 522 crore have been released as Government of India subsidy for the construction/upgradation of 2,46,035 dwelling units and 29,263 toilet seats under the scheme.
For how many days NREGA provides employment?
"Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act", MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'. This act was passed in September 2005.It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
According to UNO those countries are considered relative poor where per capita income is less than
The international poverty line, which is currently $1.90 a day, is the threshold that determines whether someone is living in poverty. The line is based on the value of goods needed to sustain one adult.
The international poverty line was originally set to roughly $1 a day till 2008.
In India per capita income is about ___ dollar per annum
Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar Yojna being implemented on a cost sharing ratio of ____ between the centre and states
Per capita per annum income of the ___ is 41,890 dollar that of ____ is 35,485 dollar and ___ 49,351 dollar
Per capita GDP is a measure of the total output of a country that takes gross domestic product (GDP) and divides it by