Economics Current challenges facing Indian Economy – Poverty MCQ Question Answers for Various Entrance Exams

 

1. ______ Organization or institution Collect statistics on Poverty in India
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2. When the number of poor is estimated as the proportion of people below the poverty line, it is known as
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3. In Which two years expert Groups Were Constituted for the purpose to come up with mechanism to find number of poor in India
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4. Nearly _____crore households get employment opportunities under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA)
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5. There are many factors, other than income and assets, which are associated with poverty; the accessibility to _____
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6. National Social Assistance Programme is one such programme initiated by the central government which Helped _________
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7. MPCE Full form in The Context of Poverty Chapter
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8. _____have also failed to address a majority of vulnerable people who are living on or just above the poverty line
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9. Poverty line divides the Population into Poor and ______
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10. British policies involved sharply raising rural taxes that enabled merchants and moneylenders to become
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11. The official data on poverty is now made available to the public by the NITI Aayog. What is NITI Aayog now Popularly Known as?
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12. Who Founded the concept of Jail Cost of Living?
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13. From 2014, a scheme called Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana Was available in which people in India are encouraged to _____
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14. In August 2005, the Parliament passed a new Act to provide guaranteed wage employment to every rural household whose adult volunteer is to do unskilled manual work for a minimum of 100 days in a year. This is known as
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15. Mr Anand, who is rich most of the time but may sometimes have a patch of bad luck. And then he gets poor. What categorical group he can be classified to
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16. In 2011-12, the poverty line was defined for rural areas as consumption worth _____ per person a month and for urban areas it was _____
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17. In pre-independent India, _______was the first to discuss the concept of a Poverty Line
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18. Self-Employment Programmes Implemented are / is
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19. Under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, each bank account holder is also entitled to______ accidental insurance cover
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20. Poverty Index Developed by Nobel laureate Amartya sen is called as
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