CBSE Class 9 Economics Short Questions & Answers

CBSE Class 9 Economics Short Questions & Answers CBSE Class 9 Economics QUESTIONS

CBSE Class 9 Economics Short Questions & Answers

1 In which of the following countries did poverty actually rise from 1981 to 2001?
a Russia
b India
c Sub-Saharan Africa
d China

Answer: Sub-Saharan Africa
2 Every _________ person in India is poor
a fourth
b tenth
c third
d None of these

Answer: fourth
3 Which of the following is a social indicator of poverty laid by social scientists:
a Caste
b carpentry
c Health Club membership
d Increase in population

Answer: Illiteracy level
4 Which among the following is the method to estimate the poverty line?
a Income method
b Human method
c Investment method
d Capital method

Answer: Income method
5 There has been a significant decline in poverty in the state of
a Jammu and Kashmir
b Uttar Pradesh
c Assam
d None

Answer: Jammu and Kashmir
6 Which one is a social group from amongst the following groups vulnerable to poverty?
a The female daily wagers.
b Scheduled caste and schedule tribe households.
c Rural agricultural labour households.
d Urban casual labour households.

Answer: Scheduled caste and schedule tribe households.
7 What are accepted average calories required in India in urban areas?
a 2500
b 2400
c 2800
d 2100

Answer: 2100
8 Which one of the following is an activity of the secondary sector?
a Manufacturing
b Mining
c Agriculture
d Education

Answer: Manufacturing
9 Which is the most literate state in India?
a Assam
b Bihar
c Kerala
d Goa

Answer: Kerala
10 What is the literacy rate of India as per 2001 census?
a 65%
b 70%
c 60%
d None of the above

Answer: 65%

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