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Friday, 30 November 2018

CBSE Class 9 - Economics - Chapter 3: Poverty As A Challenge (Q and A)(#eduvictors)(#cbsenotes)

Chapter 3: Poverty As A Challenge

(Q and A)
CBSE Class 9 - Economics - Study Notes

CBSE Class 9 - Economics - Chapter 3: Poverty As A Challenge (Q and A)(#eduvictors)(#cbsenotes)


Q1. Why calorie requirements in rural areas are fixed at a higher level than urban areas? 

Answer: Since people living in rural areas engage themselves in more physical work that is why
calorie requirement is more in rural areas.


Q2. Describe the poverty trends in India since 1973. 

Answer:
(i) The proportion of the people below the poverty line declined from 55% in 1973 to 45% in 1993-94 and 37% in 2004-05. It has further declined to 22% in 2011-12.

(ii) The number of poor people declined from 407 million in 2004-05 to 269 million in 2011-12.

(iii) There is a standard decline in poverty ratio in India for both rural and urban areas.