MCQ of Development, Class 10, Social Science, Unit 4, Term 1, CBSE
1. What do you understand by the term per capita income?
(a) Income per family.
(b) Income per person.
(c) Both (b) and (c).
(d) None of the above.
ANSWER: Income Per Person
2. What is the term that is used for the countries whose per capita income is less than or equal to 955 US$ according to 2017 report?
(a) Medium income countries.
(b) High-income countries.
(c) Low-income countries.
(d) Averagely high-income countries.
ANSWER: Low-Income Countries
3. While India’s performance in Human Development Index is not much appreciable, there is a neighboring country who has a better performance in Human Development Index. Which of the following neighboring country is that?
(a) Sri Lanka
ANSWER: Sri Lanka
4. What do you understand by the term ‘literacy rate’?
(a) The measurement of proportion of literate population in the five and above age group.
(b) The measurement of proportion of literate population between the ten and fourteen age group.
(c) The measurement of proportion of literate population in the seven and above age group.
(d) The measurement of proportion of literate population between the fourteen to eighteen age group.
ANSWER: The measurement of proportion of literate population in the seven and above age group.
5. What are the causes of high infant mortality rate?
(a) Lack of infrastructural facilities.
(b) Lack of awareness.
(c) Adequate health facilities.
(d) Both (b) and (c)
ANSWER: Lack of infrastructural facilities
6. On what levels of people does the Human Development Index compares countries?
(a) Per Capita income
(b) Health status
(c) Educational level
(d) All off the above
ANSWER: All of the above
7. Why is Kerala the only Indian state to have the lowest Infant Mortality Rate?
(a) It has adequate provision of basic educational and health facilities.
(b) It has better social provisions.
(c) It has adequate infrastructure.
(d) It has suitable climatic conditions.
ANSWER: It has adequate provision of basic educational and health facilities.
8. What attribute is most important for comparing the development of the countries?
(b) Per capita income
(d) Literacy rate
ANSWER: Per capita income
9. What are the criteria(s) of UNDP to measure the development of a country?
(a) Educational level.
(b) Healthcare of people living in that country.
(c) Per Capita Income.
(d) All of the above.
ANSWER: All of the above
10. Read the following paragraph based on the topic ‘Groundwater in India’ and answer the following question. “Recent Evidence suggest that the groundwater is under serious threat of overuse in many parts of the country. About three hundred (300) districts have reported a water level decline of over four meters during past twenty years. Nearly one-third of the country is overusing their groundwater reserves. In another twenty-five (25) years, sixty percent of the country would be doing the same if the present way of using this resource continues. Groundwater overuse is practically found in agricultural prosperous regions of Punjab, Western UP, hard rock plateau areas of central and south India, some costal areas and the rapidly growing urban settlements.