Question of The Day04-11-2020

Which of the following are the indicators given by social scientists for poverty?

  1. Income
  2. Literacy Level
  3. Consumption

Select the correct code:


Correct Answer : d ) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation :

Poverty is a condition where a person is unable to meet the minimum daily requirements.

Social scientists gave many indicators of poverty besides levels of income and consumption. These are:

  • Poor level of literacy
  • Malnutrition leading to poor resistance to disease
  • Lack of access to healthcare
  • Lack of job opportunities
  • Lack of access to sanitation and safe drinking water

Hence, (d) is the correct answer.

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