CBSE Class 9 Economics Chapter 3 Poverty As A Challenge MCQs with Answers

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Poverty As A Challenge MCQs

 

Q1. Every _______ person in India is poor.

  1. Fourth 
  2. Third 
  3. Other 
  4. All of the above

Q2. Bihar and Orissa are the ___________ states in India.

  1. Richest 
  2. Most populous 
  3. Poorest 
  4. Costliest 

 

Q3. Which of the following are issues related to poverty?

  1. Landlessness 
  2. Unemployment 
  3. Size of families
  4. All of the above 

 

Q4. Traditionally, which of the following indicator is used for estimating poverty ?

  1. Income and consumption
  2. employment and access to facilities
  3. Literacy level and malnutrition
  4. Social exclusion and vulnerability

 

Q5. Social exclusion means ______.

  1. the process through which individuals or groups are excluded from benefits that others enjoy
  2. the process through which individuals or groups are included in benefits that others enjoy
  3. the greater probability of being more adversely affected than other people when bad time comes for everybody
  4. the lesser probability of being more adversely affected than other people when bad time comes for everybody

 

Q6. Vulnerability means ________.

  1. the process through which individuals or groups are excluded from benefits that others enjoy
  2. the process through which individuals or groups are included in benefits that others enjoy
  3. the greater probability of being more adversely affected than other people when bad time comes for everybody
  4. the lesser probability of being more adversely affected than other people when bad time comes for everybody

 

Q7. The working of the caste system in India is an example of ___________.

  1. social inclusion
  2. social exclusion
  3. social vulnerability
  4. social justice

 

Q8. Poverty line is based on _____.

  1. social exclusion
  2. vulnerability
  3. income or consumption
  4. All of these

 

Q9. In India, which of the following statement holds true for households below poverty line ?

  1. The proportion is same for all the social groups
  2. The proportion of households from scheduled tribes is high
  3. The proportion of households from scheduled castes is high
  4. The proportion of households from both scheduled castes and tribes are high

 

Q10. The most vulnerable economic group in India is ___________.

  1. rural agriculture labour households
  2. rural labour households
  3. urban educated unemployed households
  4. urban agriculture labour households

 

Q11. During the 1990s, which of the following group has not seen decline in poverty ?

  1. Scheduled tribe households
  2. Rural agriculture labourer
  3. Scheduled caste households
  4. Urban casual labourers

 

Q12. Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana was started in _________.

  1. 1951
  2. 1993
  3. 2000
  4. 2011

 

Q13. Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana is targeted at _____.

  1. providing job guarantee
  2. providing jobs
  3. creating self-employment opportunities
  4. All of these

 

Q14. Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana is aimed at __________.

  1. educated urban youth
  2. educated rural youth
  3. uneducated urban youth
  4. uneducated rural youth

 

Q15. Accepted daily calorie requirement in India for an urban person is ____.

  1. 1000
  2. 2100
  3. 2400
  4. 3200

 

Q16. Accepted daily calorie requirement in India for a rural person is ________.

  1. 1000
  2. 2100
  3. 2400
  4. 3200

 

Q17. Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 the government guarantees ____ days of wage employment.

  1. 100
  2. 180
  3. 300
  4. 360

 

Q18. Which of the following is a part of the current anti-poverty strategy of the government ?

  1. Promotion of economic growth
  2. Targeted anti-poverty programmes

 

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Both I and II
  4. Neither I nor II

 

Q19. One of the most difficult challenges faced by independent India is – 

  1. Racism 
  2. Imperialism 
  3. Poverty 
  4. Unfair elections

 

Q20. Which country has the largest single concentration of the poor in the world?

  1. Bangladesh 
  2. Pakistan 
  3. Nepal 
  4. India 

 

Q21. When was the MNREGA introduced?

  1. 2000
  2. 2003
  3. 2005
  4. 1993

 

Q22. Which one of the following aims to provide 100 days of wage employment to every household in rural areas?

  1. PMGY
  2. MNREGA
  3. AAY
  4. PMRY

 

Q23. What does AAY (a government scheme) stand for?

  1. Antyodaya Awaas Yojana 
  2. Antyodaya Aayush Yozana
  3. Antyodaya Anna Yozana
  4. No such scheme exists 

 

Q24. In which year was the Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) launched?

  1. 2000
  2. 2005
  3. 1993
  4. 1999

 

Q25. When was the Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) launched?

  1. 1993
  2. 1995
  3. 1999
  4. 2005

 

Q26. When was the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) launched?

  1. 1993
  2. 1995
  3. 1999
  4. 2005

 

Q27. When was Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) launched?

  1. 1993
  2. 1995
  3. 1999
  4. 2000

 

Q28. A target for creating 25 lakh new jobs has been set for the programme under the _______ Five Year plan.

  1. Fifth 
  2. Twelfth 
  3. Eleventh 
  4. Tenth 

 

Q29. Under which programme has the target for creating 25 lakh new jobs been set? 

  1. Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP)
  2. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yozana (PMGY)
  3. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)
  4. All of the above 

 

Q30. The World Bank defines people living on less than US $ _____ per day as poor.

  1. 1.00
  2. 1.25
  3. 1.75
  4. 2.12

 

Poverty As A Challenge MCQ Answer key for Class 9 Economics Chapter 3

Question
Answer
1.
A
2.
C
3.
D
4.
A
5.
A
6.
C
7.
B
8.
C
9.
D
10.
A
11.
A
12.
B
13.
C
14.
B
15.
B
16.
C
17.
A
18.
C
19.
C
20.
D
21.
C
22.
B
23.
C
24.
A
25.
B
26.
C
27.
D
28.
D
29.
A
30.
B

 

 

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