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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Poverty as a Challenge - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Poverty as a Challenge - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

The poorest states in India are :
i) Orissa
ii) Bihar
iii)Punjab
iv) Haryana


Answer :

(i) and (ii)
(iii) and (iv)
(ii) and (,iii)
All (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)


Question :

Despite less calorie requirement, urban areas have a higher poverty line because


Answer :

food articles are more costly in urban areas than in rural areas
urban people eat more.
Causes of poverty are different in urban areas.
Anti poverty programmes are biased in favour of theurban people.


Question :

There is a strong link between economic growth and


Answer :

Poverty reduction
Increase in poverty
Economic stability
Food security.


Question :

Which of the following is not an anti-povertv programme ? [CBSE CCE 20I0]


Answer :

NREGA
NSSO
AAY
PMGY


Question :

Poverty as defined by World Bank implies living below [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

$I per day
$100 per month
$10 per day
$100 per day


Question :

In which of the following countries did poverty actually rise from 1981 to 2001? [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Sub Saharan Africa
India
China
Russia


Question :

Antyodaya Anna Yojana was launched in


Answer :

2003
1999
2000
2005


Question :

Two social groups which are most valunerable to poverty are _________________ and________________


Answer :

Scheduled caste and Scheduled Tribes house holds
Rich and having excessive money.
Upper and lower section of the society.
Middle caste and lower section of the society.


Question :

There is inequality of income within a family. Persons who are poorest of the poor in the family are ____________ .
(i) Women
(ii) Gir l
(iii) Children
(iv) Old people


Answer :

(i)and(ii)
(i)and(iii)
All (i),(ii)and(iv)
All are irrelevant.


Question :

Which of the following is not included in urban poor ? (i) casual labourers (ii) rickshaw pullers (iii) vendors (iv) domestic servants [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

only (i)
All the above
only (iv)
None of the above