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87. The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of average achievement in key dimensions of human development. It ranks countries based on their performance in the key areas of

i) Life expectancy

ii) Education

iii) Per capita income


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a) i only

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b) i, ii only

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c) ii, iii only

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d) All the above
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The correct option is D d) All the above

87 Ans.D

Explanation: The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. A country scores higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the education level is higher, and the GDP per capita is higher. The HDI was developed by the Pakistani economist Mahbub-ul-Haq working alongside Indian economist AmartyaSen


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