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Question 585

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In which among the following processes wealthy individuals and families move into the formerly poor neighbourhoods?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Decentralization

b.

Suburban Sprawl

c.

Gentrification

d.

Urbanization

e.

White Flight

Question 586

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MCQ▾

What differentiates between the rural poor in developing countries from the urban poor of cities like Mumbai and Jakarta?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

The urban poor are far more likely to live in overcrowded, squalid and unsanitary conditions

b.

The urban poor enjoy a higher standard of living than those living in rural areas

c.

The urban poor are better educated than their rural counterparts

d.

The urban poor find better housing opportunities than those living in rural areas

e.

The urban poor enjoy higher employment rates than those living in rural areas

Question 587

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MCQ▾

Which of the followings is not an example of renewable energy source?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Solar Energy

b.

Biomass

c.

Natural Gas

d.

Geothermal Energy

e.

Hydropower

Question 588

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MCQ▾

Find out the incorrect statement regarding the Human Development Index.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

HDI measures the factors such as life expectancy, education level and per capita income

b.

Most of the countries that score very high on the scale are located in North America and Europe

c.

Ecology and the environment are strongly considered in the HDI calculations

d.

Many low-HDI countries are located in sub-Saharan Africa

e.

The United States loses points on the HDI because its education level and literacy rates are lower than countries like Norway and Canada

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