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Poverty as a Challenge Class 9 Worksheet Economics Chapter 3

Multiple Choice Questions

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
(b) Punjab
(c) West Bengal
(d) Kerala

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
(a) same
(b) half
(c) two times
(d) two and a half times

Q6:Which state has the largest percentage of poors in India?
(a) Bihar
(b) Orissa
(c) Kerala
(d) Punjab

Q7:Who do not come under the category of urban poor?
(a) The casual workers
(b) The unemployed
(c) The shopkeepe
(d) Rickshawpullers

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
(d) Karnataka

Very Short Answer Questions

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?

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1. How is poverty defined?
Ans. Poverty is generally defined as a state of lacking the necessary resources and capabilities to meet basic needs and enjoy a minimum standard of living. It is often measured in terms of income or consumption levels.
2. What are the main causes of poverty?
Ans. Poverty can be caused by a combination of factors such as lack of education, unemployment, low wages, economic inequality, discrimination, political instability, and limited access to basic services like healthcare and education.
3. How does poverty affect individuals and societies?
Ans. Poverty has far-reaching impacts on individuals and societies. It restricts people's access to education, healthcare, and opportunities for social mobility. It leads to malnutrition, poor health outcomes, and lower life expectancy. Poverty also hinders economic growth, increases crime rates, and perpetuates social inequalities.
4. What are some strategies to alleviate poverty?
Ans. Several strategies can be employed to alleviate poverty. These include providing quality education and skills training, promoting inclusive economic growth, implementing social welfare programs, improving healthcare infrastructure, ensuring equal opportunities, and addressing systemic issues like corruption and discrimination.
5. How does poverty impact children?
Ans. Poverty has severe and long-lasting effects on children. It can deprive them of proper nutrition, healthcare, and education, leading to stunted growth, increased susceptibility to diseases, and limited future prospects. Poverty also increases the likelihood of child labor, exploitation, and early marriages, further perpetuating the cycle of poverty.
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