• 1.  What will be the top priority in the developmental goal of a landless labourer?

  • Expansion of rural banking
  • More days of work and better wages
  • Metal roads for transportation
  • Establishment of a high school
  • 2.  What will be the aspiration of an educated urban unemployed youth?

  • An educated urban unemployed youth will aspire for better opportunities in agriculture.
  • Support from government at every step in life for his upward movement.
  • An urban educated unemployed will aspire for good job opportunities where his education can be made use of.
  • Better facilities of recreation for his leisure time.
  • 3.  Pick out the correct meaning listed below to define 'average income'.

  • Average income of the country means the total income of the country.
  • The average income in a country is the income of only employed people.
  • The average income is the same as per capita income.
  • The average income includes the value of property held.
  • 4.  Which country can be considered as a developed country in the modern world? Select your answer from the following statements.

  • Countries which have accumulated huge amount of wealth and always secures the future of their citizens. These countries are considered to be developed.
  • Countries which are among the highest in the 'Human Development Index' are considered to be the developed countries.
  • Only rich countries are considered to be developed because people have money to buy everything needed for human beings—both material and non-material.
  • Iran is a rich country and therefore it is a developed country.
  • 5.  Money cannot buy all the goods and services that we may need to have a good life. A list of things required for a good life is given below. Which among the following are things money cannot buy?

  • (i) and(ii)
  • (ii) and (iii)
  • (i), (ii) and (in)
  • (i) and (iv)
  • 6.  HDI stands for 'Human Development Index' that focuses on Fill in the blanks with one of the following options:

  • life expectancy
  • gross enrolment ratio for three levels of schooling
  • national income
  • All the above
  • 7.  Kerala has a low infant mortality rate. What could be the reason? Find the correct answer from the following:

  • Kerala has a low infant mortality rate because all the girls are trained at the primary level schooling to look after a newborn child.
  • Because most of the girls are nurses in Kerala.
  • Because Kerala has very high female literacy rate and adequate health facilities are available for both mothers and children.
  • Kerala's good climatic condition helps infants to survive.
  • 8.  What would be the most promising source of energy fifty years from now and why?

  • Petroleum energy, because it is obtained from fossil fuels.
  • Solar energy, because it is not exhaustible.
  • Coal based energy, because it is pollution- free.
  • Forest product based energy, because India has abundant forests.
  • 9.  Pick out the cause (from below) that enhances environmental degradation:

  • Planting of trees.
  • Prevention of factory wastes getting mixed up with river water.
  • Ban on use of plastic bags.
  • Allowing increase in the level of exhaust fumes emitted by cars, buses, trucks, etc.
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