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Delhi Public School Ghaziabad Vasundhara


ASSIGNMENT-1
Class IX Economics
Ch-3 (Poverty as a challenge)

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (MCQ)

Q.1.Accepted average calorie requirement in India in rural areas in


terms of calories per person per day is:
i) 2100 ii) 2200
iii) 2300 iv) 2400

Q.2. Sample surveys are carried out by:


i) NSSO ii) SSSO
iii) MSSO iv) ESSO

Q.3.Accepted average calorie requirement in India in urban areas in


terms of calories per person per day is:
i) 2000 ii) 2100
iii) 2400 iv) 2500

Q.4. Prime Minister Rozgar Yozana (PMRY) was started in:


i) 1993 ii) 1994
iii) 1995 iv) 1996

Q.5. National Food for Work Programme (NFWP) was launched in 2004 in _______
backward districts of the country:
i) 350 ii) 250
iii) 150 iv) 450

Q.6. National Employment Guarantee Funds has been established by:


(i) The Central Government (ii) The Local Government
(iii) The State Government (iv) Jointly by the Central and the State
Government

Q.7. Number of people living in poverty in India are:


i) Roughly 260 million ii) Roughly 360 million
iii) Roughly 460 million iv) Roughly 560 million

Q.8. Poverty line may vary with


i) Time and place ii) Time and price
iii) Price and place iv) None of the above

Q.9. Number of poor in China has come down from 606 million in 1981 to
________
i) 212 million in 2001 ii) 222 million in 2001
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ii) 312 million in 2001 iv) 322 million in 2001

Q.10. Urban poverty is high in


i) Orissa ii) Punjab
iii) Kerala iv) Goa

SKILL QUESTIONS:

1. On the basis of graph 3.2 given in the book on page no. 36:
(a) Identify the three states where the poverty ratio is the
highest.
(b)Identify the three states where poverty ratio is the lowest.

2. On the basis of graphs given in the book on page no. 37:


(a) Identify the areas of the world, where poverty ratios have declined.
(b) Identify the areas of the world, which has the largest concentration of the
poor.

3. Depict the data given in Table 3.1 on page no.33 through bar
diagrams.