The social groups that are more vulnerable to poverty are ____.

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The social groups that are more vulnerable to poverty are SC's and ST's

Many employment opportunities were created under the agricultural sector due to ____.

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Many employment opportunities were created under the agricultural sector due to the Green Revolution.

The reason for poverty in urban areas is ____.

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The reason for poverty in urban areas lack of employment opportunities.

____ is determined by the options available to different communities for finding an alternative means of livelihood.

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Vulnerability is determined by the options available to different communities for finding an alternative means of livelihood.

The minimum amount of energy requirement per person in rural areas in India is ____ calories per day.

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The minimum amount of energy required for a person in rural areas in India is 2400 calories per day.

Among the economic groups, the most ____ are the rural agricultural labour households and the urban labour households.

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Among the economic groups, the most vulnerable groups are the rural agricultural labour households and the urban labour households.

____ is a common indicator of poverty.

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Per capita income is a common indicator of poverty.

____ can be a major cause as well as a consequence of poverty.

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Social exclusion can be a major cause as well as a consequence of poverty.

____ is analysed on the basis of the greater risk that poor and helpless people face at the time of natural disasters.

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Vulnerability is analysed on the basis of the greater risk that poor and helpless people face at the time of natural disasters.

The economic growth rate of India in 1960-70 jumped from an average of about 3.5 per cent to ____ during 1980-90.

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The economic growth rate of India in 1960-70 jumped from an average of about 3.5 per cent to 6 per cent during 1980-90.

The Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana aims at ____.

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The Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana aims at self-employment.

____ has focused more on human resource development.

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Kerala has focused more on human resource development.

Identify the regions in the world in which poverty declined rapidly after 1981.

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Poverty has declined substantially in East Asia and the Pacific regions since 1981.

The levels of income and consumption of people are measured by the ____.

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The levels of income and consumption of people are measured by the poverty line.

The full form of NSSO is ____.

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The full form of NSSO is National Sample Survey Organisation.

The biggest slum in Asia is ____.

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Dharavi in Mumbai is the biggest slum in Asia, with a population of around one million.

Women, children and old people are the ____ of the poor.

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Women, children and the old people are the poorest of the poor.

The poverty line is determined by the minimum requirements of ____.

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The poverty line is determined by the minimum requirements of subsistence, such as food, clothing, footwear, fuel, power, education and health care.

____ was the main reason for the rapid decline in poverty levels in China, East Asia and the Pacific areas.

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Human resource development was the main reason for the rapid decline in poverty levels in China, East Asia and the Pacific areas.

Poverty eradication programmes launched by the Government of India aim at ____.

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Poverty eradication programmes launched by the Government of India aim at eradicating poverty in rural areas.

Lack of education, healthcare, job guarantee and sanitation facilities indicate ____.

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Lack of education, healthcare and sanitation facilities indicate poverty.

____ is one of the reasons for poverty in India.

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Excess population is one of the reasons for poverty in India.

Which of the following is a symptom and not a cause for poverty?

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Symptom means indication of something coming up.

Lack of employment, education and health care determines ____.

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Lack of employment, education and health care determines vulnerability.

The World Bank defines poverty as an income level of less than ____.

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The World Bank defines poverty as an income level of less than 1 dollar per person per day.

____ is determined on the basis of the basic requirements of human beings.

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The poverty line is determined on the basis of the basic requirements of human beings.

The poverty ratio has been rising since 2001 in the ____ regions.

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The poverty ratio has been rising since 2001 in the Sub-Sahara African regions.

The problem that the poor suffer from the most is ____.

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The problem that the poor suffer from the most is social exclusion.

As per the norms fixed by the World Bank, the poverty ratio in developing countries has fallen from 28 per cent in 1990 to____ per cent in 2001.

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As per the norms fixed by the World Bank, the poverty ratio in developing countries has fallen from 28 per cent in 1990 to 21 per cent in 2001.

Factors expected to contribute alleviation of poverty in India are given below. One doesn’t belong to the list. Which one is it?

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Options A, B and C are features that have taken up as developmental directives by the Government towards poverty alleviation and ensure economic prosperity.

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