Q1: How many people in India live below the poverty line?
(a) 30 crores
(b) 26 crores
(c) 28 crores
(d) 24 crores
Q2:Poverty line in rural areas is (As per 1999 – 2000 prices)
(a) Rs 328
(b) Rs. 370
(c) Rs 454
(d) Rs. 460
Q3:In which state have the land reform measures helped to reduce poverty?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(c) West Bengal
Q4:Which of the following is responsible for high poverty rates?
(a) Huge income inequalities
(b) Unequal distribution of land
(c) Lack of effective implementation of land reforms
(d) All the above
Q5:Poverty ratio in India as compared to Pakistan is
(c) two times
(d) two and a half times
Q6:Which state has the largest percentage of poors in India?
Q7:Who do not come under the category of urban poor?
(a) The casual workers
(b) The unemployed
(c) The shopkeepe
Q8:Which one of the social groups is vulnerable to poverty?
(a) Scheduled caste
(b) Urban casual labour
(c) Rural agricultural households
(d) All the above
Q9: The calorie requirement is higher in the rural areas because:
(a) they do not enjoy as much as people in the urban areas.
(b) food items are expensive.
(c) they are engaged in mental work.
(d) people are engaged in physical labour.
Q10: Which one from the following states is above the national average of poverty ratio?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
Q1: When is a person considered poor?
Q2: Poverty which was officially non-existent earlier has resurfaced in which country?
Q3: Give one factor responsible for reduction of poverty in West Bengal.
Q4: Mention any one historical reason for poverty in India.
Q5: What is India's most compelling challenge?
Q6: Which two states of India continue to be the poorest?
Q7: What are the factors of human poverty?
Q8; What are the factors responsible for the reduction of poverty in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu?
Q9: How does a country measure its poverty?
Q10: Which states of India have seen a significant decline in poverty?
Q11: State the two consequences of poverty.
Q12: What are the factors responsible for the reduction of poverty in Punjab and Haryana?
Q13: How is regular growth of population a major cause of poverty?
Q14: Why is the calorie requirement higher in rural areas than in urban areas?
Q15: Who advocated that India would be truly independent only when the poorest of its people become free of human suffering?
|1. How is poverty defined?|
|2. What are the main causes of poverty?|
|3. How does poverty affect individuals and societies?|
|4. What are some strategies to alleviate poverty?|
|5. How does poverty impact children?|