One of the most difficult challenges faced by independent India is poverty. After discussing this multi-dimensional problem through examples, Chapter 3 of CBSE Class 9 Economics discusses the way poverty is seen in social sciences. Students get to learn about Poverty as a Challenge from this Chapter. CBSE Class 9 Economics Chapter 3 Poverty as a Challenge Important Questions created based on the crucial topics of the Chapter are also useful for students to revise the subject most proficiently.
Students can download the PDF version of the CBSE Class 9 Economics Important Questions of this Chapter from the link given below.
Poverty as a Challenge
1. Explain poverty as seen by social scientists.
2. What is the poverty line? Why do different countries use different poverty lines?
3. Are the dynamics of poverty reduction the same in rural and urban India?
4. What are the interstate disparities in poverty, which exist in India?
5. Write a note on Global Poverty Scenario.
6. Define the phrase ‘vulnerability to poverty.’ Name the groups that are more vulnerable to poverty in India.
7. Write about anti-poverty measures.
8. Which are the two states with the highest and lowest ratio of poverty in India?
9. Define the causes of poverty in India.
10. Describe how the poverty line is estimated in India?
11. Do you think that the present methodology of poverty estimation is appropriate?
12. The calorie requirements of the people living in rural areas are more than the people living in urban areas. Why is it so?
13. Describe poverty trends in India since 1973?
14. Identify the social and economic groups which are most vulnerable to poverty in India.
15. Describe global poverty trends.
16. Describe the current government strategy of poverty alleviation? Mention any two schemes.
17. Define the concept of “Social Exclusion.”
18. Give an account of interstate disparities of poverty in India.
19. Which of the Indian States accounted for over 90% of the poor in the country in the year 2004-05? Name them.
20. Explain the relationship that exists between poverty and employment.