Poverty And Unemployment One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 In which year UNO adopted a definition of absolute poverty? 1995
2 The basis of poverty estimates in India is – Household consumption expenditure
3 Unemployment and poverty estimates in India are based on – NSSO household consumption expenditure survey
4 The basis of determining the poverty line in India is – Consumption data
5 According to the Planning Commission, how many average daily calories per person define the poverty line in urban areas? 2100
6 Persons below the poverty line in India are classified as such based on whether – They are entitled to a minimum prescribed food basket
7 In a given year in India, official poverty lines are higher in some States than in others because – Price levels vary from State to State
8 Who has determined the poverty line, Rs. 32/– per day, per person consumption expenditure for rural areas, and Rs. 47/– per day, per person consumption for urban areas in India? Prof. C. Rangarajan Committee
9 Measures of distribution of income – Lorenz Curve
10 The idea of ‘Cultural Poverty’ was given by – Oscar Lewis
11 The concept of ‘Vicious Circle of Poverty’ is related to – Nurkse
12 The cyclic poor are those – Who mostly remain non-poor but sometimes they become poor
13 Tendulkar Committee has estimated that in India the percentage of the population below the poverty line is – 37.2
14 Among which one of the following sets of social/religious groups is the extent of poverty the highest, as per Government Statistics for the nineties? Tribals in Bihar, Orissa, M.P. and Maharashtra
15 The Mitigating Poverty in Western Rajasthan (MPoWR) Programme is supported by –
International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and Ratan Tata Trust
16 To know whether the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, it is necessary to compare –
The distribution of income of an identical set of income recipients in different periods of time
17 The aim of the differentiated interest scheme was to provide concessional loans to – Weaker Section of Society
18 The unemployment problem leads to poverty because – People living below the poverty line increase
19 Most of the unemployment in India is – Structural
20 Disguised unemployment generally means – The marginal productivity of labor is zero
21 In India disguised unemployment is found in – Agricultural sector
22 The number of persons who remained unemployed for a major part of the year is called – Usual status unemployment
23 The growth rate of which one of the following sectors has very low employment elasticity? Mixed Farming
24 According to NSS 61st round data, unemployment at current daily status in rural as well as urban areas is nearly – 8 %