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1) For development, people look at a mix of ______.

a) goals

b) responsibilities

c) accountability

d) none of the above

Answer: (a)

2) To compare the development of countries, their _______ is considered to be one of the most important attributes.

a) income

b) population

c) demographics

d) none of the above

Answer: (a)

3) For comparison between countries, total income is not such a useful measure. State whether true or false.

a) true

b) false

Answer: (a)

4) Since countries have different _______, comparing total income will not tell us what an average person is likely to earn.

a) economic policies

b) reserves

c) resources

d) populations

Answer: (d)

5) In World Development Reports, brought out by the_________, per capita income criterion is used in classifying countries.


b) World Bank

c) World Economic Forum.

d) United Nations

Answer: (b)

6) Countries with per capita income of US$ 12616 per annum and above in 2012 are called ______.

a) underdeveloped countries

b) developing countries

c) poor countries

d) rich countries


7) India comes in the category of ________ countries because its per capita income in 2012 was just US$ 1530 per annum.

a) low middle income

b) middle income

c) high middle income

d) none of the above


8) Among the following states, __________ has the highest per capita income as per 2012-13 figures.

a) Maharashtra

b) Bihar

c) Kerala

d) Jharkhand

Answer: (a)

9) Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) indicates the number of children that die before the age of ____________ as a proportion of 100 live children born in that particular year.

a) four years

b) one year

c) two years

d) three years

Answer: (b)

10) Literacy rate measures the proportion of the literate population in the _________ age group.

a) 10 and above

b) 21 and above

c) 7 and above

d) 18 and above


11) Net Attendance Ratio is the total number of children of the age group ________ attending school as a percentage of the total number of children in the same age group.

a) 17 and 18 years

b) 9 and 10 years

c) 12 and 13 years

d) 14 and 15 years


12) As per the 2011 census, which among the following states has the highest literacy rate?

a) Kerala

b) Maharashtra

c) Bihar

d) Odisha


13) As per the 2011 census, which among the following states has the highest infant mortality rate per 1000 live births?

a) Kerala

b) Bihar

c) Maharashtra

d) All of the above


14) From the given table in the chapter, which state has the highest net attendance ratio?

a) Gujarat

b) Maharashtra

c) Kerala

d) Bihar


15) Which of the following statements about money are true?

a) Money cannot buy you a pollution-free environment.

b) Money cannot ensure that you get unadulterated medicines.

c) Money may also not be able to protect you from infectious diseases.

d) All of the above.


16) If the Body Mass Index (BMI) is _________, then the adult person would be considered undernourished.

a) less than 18.5

b) less than 10.5

c) less than 25.5

d) less than 28.5


17) If the Body Mass Index (BMI) is _________, then the adult person would be considered overweight.

a) more than 18

b) more than 30

c) more than 45

d) more than 25


18) Human Development Report published by UNDP compares countries based on _________.

a) health status

b) per capita income

c) educational levels of the people

d) all of the above


19) As per the 2013 report, ________ had the HDI rank of 135 in the world.

a) Sri Lanka

b) Pakistan

c) India

d) Bangladesh


20) Among the following South Asian countries, ______ had the highest life expectancy at birth.

a) Myanmar

b) Sri Lanka

c) Nepal

d) India


Development Multiple Choice Question MCQ