Meaning And Effects of Poverty - SS3 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is poverty?

A

Not having enough resources to meet basic needs

B

Having a lot of money and resources

 

C

Having a lot of luxury goods and services

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Which of the following is an effect of poverty?

A

Better health

B

Improved education

 

C

Social exclusion

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What is the impact of poverty on education?

A

Children from poor households have access to quality education

B

Children from poor households may not have access to quality education

 

C

Poverty has no impact on education

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Which of the following is a consequence of poverty?

A

Increased life expectancy

 

B

Improved living conditions

C

Poor health

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the risk of crime and violence associated with poverty?

A

It decreases

 

B

It increases

C

It remains the same

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

How does poverty affect a person's health?

 

Poverty can result in inadequate access to healthcare and nutrition, leading to malnourishment, disease, and other health problems.

7

What is the best way to address poverty?

Addressing poverty requires a comprehensive approach that involves addressing its root causes, providing social safety nets, and creating opportunities for growth and development.

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