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Question 1

Concept of Development and Its Measures
Human Development Index (HDI)

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question

MCQ▾

Arrange following categories of the countries in descending order (top to bottom) according to the Human Development Index (HDI) rank assigned to three countries in the Human Development Report- 2014 released by the ′ United Nations Development Programmed (UNDP) . (December)

(i) Norway

(ii) Australia

(iii) Switzerland

(iv) Netherlands

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(iv) , (i) , (iii) , (ii)

b.

(i) , (ii) , (iii) , (iv)

c.

(iii) , (iv) , (ii) , (i)

d.

(ii) , (iii) , (i) , (iv)

Question 2

Concept of Development and Its Measures
Human Development Index (HDI)

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question

MCQ▾

According to the ‘Human Development Report-2014 released by the’ United nations development program (UNDP) , how many persons are living in poverty with “overlapping deprivations in health, education, and living standard” ? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Billion

b.

Billion

c.

Billion

d.

Billion

Question 3

Concept of Development and Its Measures
Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI)

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question

MCQ▾

In the category of variables related to factors affecting exposure to conception, under the list of intermediate variables, which among the following is not correct? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Involuntary abstinence (from impotence illness, unavoidable but temporary separation)

b.

Fecundity or infecundity as affected by involuntary

c.

Use and nonuse of contraception

d.

Fecundity or infecundity causes (sterilization, sub-incision, medical treatment etc.)

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