INDIAN SCHOOL, AL GHUBRA DEPT. OF ECONOMICS WORKSHEET XI- ECONOMICS CH: POVERTY & HUMAN CAPITAL FORMATION IN INDIA

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1 XI- ECONOMICS CH: POVERTY & HUMAN CAPITAL FORMATION IN INDIA Short answer type questions : 1.Explain the concept of Poverty line. 2.Briefly state five reasons for poverty in India. 3.What is the difference between relative and absolute poverty? 4.Write a note on Swaranjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yogana. 5.Write a note on Mid-day Meal Programme. 6.Explain the concept of Human capital formation. 7.What are the three major sources of human capital formation? 8.Explain how educational planning is necessary for human capital formation. 9.What is on the job training? 10.How is health a source of human capital formation? 11.How migration promotes human capital formation? 12.How are poverty and inequality related to each other. Long answer type questions : 13.Discuss the various measures taken by the government to solve the problem of povertyin India. 14.Differentiate between Human capital and Human Development. 15.Investment in health and education are the principle sources of human capital formation. Explain how.

2 1. What do you understand by rural development? INDIAN SCHOOL, AL GHUBRA XI- ECONOMICS CH: RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2. Explain the role of Micro Credit in meeting credit requirements of the poor farmer. 3. Write a short note on Self Help Group. 4. What do you mean by Agricultural Marketing System? 5. Why is agricultural diversification essential for sustainable livelihoods? 6. Which all things are included in agro processing industries? 7. What is organic farming? 8. Write the benefits and limitations of organic farming. 9. Explain the term Golden Revolution. 10. Explain any four measures taken by the government to improve agricultural marketing.

3 XI- ECONOMICS CH: EMPLOYMENT Short Answers- 1. What is the importance of work? 2. Who is a worker? 3. What is the real meaning of earning a living? 4. Define worker-population ratio? 5. Why is the share of women in the workforce lower in urban areas? 6. What constitutes the informal sector? 7. Explain the term infrastructure. 8. What types of fuels are used by rural women in India? 9. What does health infrastructure includes? 10. Why are Primary health centres set up? 11. Which two sources of energy are encouraged by India s energy policies? 12. What are the three basic sources of generating power? 13. What is the significance of energy? 14. What are various commercial and non-commercial sources of energy? 15. What do you mean by Global burden of diseases?

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6 XI- ECONOMICS CH: ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Very Short Answer Type Questions 1. Define environment. 2. Give two examples of biotic components of environment. 3. Give two examples of abiotic components of environment. 4. Define carrying capacity of environment. 5. What do you mean by absorption of environment? Short Answer Type Questions 1. Explain the concept of Sustainable Development. 2. Write a note on the state of environment in India. 3. Explain the concept of Global Warming. 4. How are the concepts of sustainable development and environment are related to each other? 5. Explain the problems of pollution and resources depletion in the context of sustainable development. Long Answer Type Questions 1. Discuss the strategy of sustainable development. 2. Growth and Development are never sustainable if environmental degradation is not stopped. Explain 3. Bring out the differences among the concepts of Economic growth, Economic development and Sustainable development.

7 XI- ECONOMICS CH: COMPARATIVE DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCES OF INDIA AND ITS NEIGHBOURS

8 XI- STATISTICS CH: MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY

9 ARITHMETIC MEAN

10 MEDIAN

11 XI- STATISTICS CH: MEASURES OF DISPERSION

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