MCQ Questions for Class 9 Economics: Ch 2 People as Resource

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Economics: Ch 2 People as Resource
1. Why is literacy rate is low in the females?
(a) lack of equal education opportunities
(b) lack of transport facilities
(c) lack of infrastructure
(d) lack of income
► (a) lack of equal education opportunities

2. Disguised unemployment could be traced in:
(a) mining activity    
(b) service sector
(c) agriculture    
(d) social forestry
► (c) agriculture    

3. What is India’s position in scientifically and technically manpower in the world?
(a) first
(b) second
(c) third
(d) fourth
► (c) third

4. Domestic work by house wife is a _____ activity.           
(a) Economic           
(b) Noneconomic           
(c) Both of them      
(d) None of the above
► (b) Noneconomic           

5. The two determinants of earning by an individual in the market are:
(a) Health and education
(b) Education and skill
(c) Age and education
(d) Skill and age
► (b) Education and skill

6. The tertiary sector is also called:
(a) Primary sector    
(b) Service sector
(c) Manufacturing sector    
(d) All of the the above
► (b) Service sector

7. Which of the following is a non-economic activity?
(a) Mother doing household work    
(b) Washerman washes doth of people
(c) Chef cooking food in the hotel 
(d) All of the above
► (a) Mother doing household work    

8. On which of the following point, does the quality of population not depend?
(a) Literacy rate    
(b) Health of person
(c) Skill formation   
(d) Birth of a person
► (d) Birth of a person

9. The excess population is considered as a burden for an economy but they can become human capital if there is an investment made in the form of:
(a) Education and health    
(b) Hospitals and schools
(c) Education, training and medical care
(d) None of the above
► (c) Education, training and medical care

10. What is the major aim of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan?
(a) To provide elementary education to women
(b) To provide elementary education to the rural poor
(c) To provide elementary education to all children in the age group 6-14 years
(d) To provide elementary education to the urban poor
► (c) To provide elementary education to all children in the age group 6-14 years

11. Resources are generally classified into:
(a) 2 Types
(b) 3 Types
(c) 4 Types
(d) 5 Types
► (b) 3 Types

12. Seasonal unemployment is found in
(a) urban areas
(b) rural areas
(c) in remote areas
(d) both in rural and urban areas
► (d) both in rural and urban areas

13. Infant mortality rate refers to the death of a child under the age of
(a) 1 year
(b) 2 years
(c) 3 years
(d) 4 years
► (a) 1 year

14. Secondary sector includes:
(a) Manufacturing    
(b) Forestry
(c) Trade    
(d) Quarrying
► (a) Manufacturing    

15. Which state has highest literacy rate as per 2001?
(a) Kerala
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Bihar
(d) Orissa
► (a) Kerala

16. Services of housewives are included in
(a) national income
(b) domestic income
(c) household income
(d) none of the above
► (d) none of the above

17. Which of the following is a significant step towards providing elementary education to all the children in the age group of 6-14 years?
(a) Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan    
(b) Mid-day meal
(c) Navodaya Vidyalaya    
(d) Sainik School
► (a) Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan    

18. Which of the following is an economic activity?
(a) A teacher teaching his son    
(b) Recitation among friends
(c) Teacher teaching in the classroom    
(d) All of the above
► (c) Teacher teaching in the classroom    

19. Which of the following is not done by women at home?
(a) Cooking food    
(b) Cleaning utensils
(c) Washing clothes    
(d) Doing tuition work by teaching students
► (d) Doing tuition work by teaching students

20. Disguised unemployment occurs when the number of persons working on a farm is
(a) only what is required
(b) more than required
(c) less than required
(d) None of the above
► (b) more than required

21. Bribe taking is an
(a) economic activity
(b) marketing activity
(c) non-economic activity
(d) none of the above
► (c) non-economic activity

22. Which one of the following is related to the tertiary sector?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Forestry
(c) Mining
(d) Communication
► (d) Communication

23. Why are rural women employed in low-paid jobs?
(a) They do not need to work in high-paid jobs
(b) They lack in education or the necessary skill
(c) They are not allowed by their families to do high paid jobs
(d) They are not aware of the wage structure
► (b) They lack in education or the necessary skill

24. Which of the following sectors is related to agriculture, forestry and dairy?
(a) Primary Sector
(b) Tertiary Sector
(c) Secondary Sector
(d) None of the above
► (a) Primary Sector

25. In which of the following fields is disguised unemployment found?
(a) Industries
(b) Agriculture
(c) Mining
(d) Fisheries
► (b) Agriculture
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