CBSE Class 11 Economics Poverty (1)

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Very Short Answer Questions – 1 Mark Each

1. What does Antyodaya mean?

2. Define poverty

3. Name important measures of poverty index

4. How in Head Count Ratio calculated?

5. Define poverty line

6. What are the various dimensions of poverty?

Short Answer Questions – 3 Marks Each

1. State the basic features of a poor household.

2. What are the major occupations of poor household in rural and urban sector?

3. Explain how Dadabhai Naoroji measured poverty line

4. How is the poor categorised in India?

5. How is poverty line estimated in India?

6. What are the major problems involved in the mechanism of fixing poverty line?

7. What are the major causes that contribute to poverty?

8. In what way the British rule contributed to Indian poverty?

Long Answer Questions – 6 Marks Each

1. Name three important programmes taken to improve food and nutritional status of the poor.

2. Briefly explain the important policies taken by the government to alleviate the problem of poverty in India.

3. Give a critical evaluation of poverty alleviation program of Government of India.

NCERT text book questions – 3 Marks each

1. What is meant by ‘Food for Work’ programme?

2. How can creation of income earning assets address the problem of poverty?

3. What programmes has the government adopted to help the elderly people and poor and destitute women?

4. Is there any relationship between unemployment and poverty? Explain.

5. What is the difference between relative and absolute poverty?

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