MCQ Questions for Class 12 Economics Chapter 4 Poverty with Answers

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Q1. More than _ of the world’s poor live in India.

(A) half
(B) one-third
(C) one-fourth
(D) one-fifth

(D) one-fifth


Q2. What was the percentage of the population below the poverty line in India in 2011-12?

(A) 26.1%
(B) 19.3%
(C) 22%
(D) 32%

(C) 22%


Q3. Which of the following is the poverty determination measure?

(A) Head Count Ratio
(B) Sen Index
(C) Poverty Gap Index
(D) All of these

(D) All of these


Q4. When was the Task Force on Projections of Minimum Needs and Effective Consumption Demand was formed?

(A) 1969
(B) 1979
(C) 1989
(D) 1999

(B) 1979


Q5. Those who regularly move in and out of poverty are called

(A) Chronically poor
(B) Churning poor
(C) Occasionally poor
(D) Transient poor

(B) Churning poor


Q6. In 2011-12, poverty line was defined worth _ as consumption per person a month for rural areas and for urban areas.

(A) ₹816 and ₹1,000
(B) ₹1,012 and ₹1,210
(C) ₹550 and ₹860
(D) ₹860 and ₹673

(A) ₹816 and ₹1,000


Q7. Which of the following is an action adopted under the provision of minimum basic amenities to the people?

(A) Prime Minister’s RozgarYojna
(B) Swarna Jayanti Shahari RozgarYojna
(C) Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojna
(D) National Rural Livelihood Mission

(C) Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojna


Q8. In 2011-12, which state had the highest poverty rate in India?

(A) Odisha
(B) Bihar
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) West Bengal

(A) Odisha


Q9. NFWP was launched in:

(A) November 2004
(B) December 2003
(C) November 2002
(D) December 2005

(A) November 2004


Q10. Which of the following programmes provide assistance to elderly people are given under?

(A) VAMBAY
(B) NSAP
(C) PMGY
(D) PMRY

(B) NSAP


Q11. Poverty is the inability to secure the ____ consumption requirements for life, health, and efficiency.

minimum


Q12. Absolute poverty determines the minimum physical quantities of the requirement for a subsistence level, with the help of ____

poverty line


Q13. ____ and hunger are the key features of the poorest households.

Starvation


Q14. Task Force on Projections of Minimum Needs and Effective Consumption Demand’ was formed in ___

1979


Q15. ____ includes those who are usually poor but who may sometimes have relatively more money.

Chronic poor


Q16. ___ is the proportion of persons living below the poverty line.

HeadCount Ratio


Q17. Amartya Sen, noted Nobel Laureate, has developed an index known as ___

Sen Index


Q18. The proportion of poor to the population in India was ____ percent in 2011-12.

22


Q19. Under the British, India began to export food grains and, as a result, as many as ____ people died in famines between 1875 and 1900.

26 million


Q20. There exists a direct relationship between ___ and poverty.

Unemployment


Q21. More than one-fifth of the worlds poor live in India.

True


Q22. Absolute poverty refers to a lack of resources in relation to different classes, regions, and countries.

False


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