UPSC Economics People as Resource Question Bank Structure of Economy and Human Resources in India

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          Consider the following statements about the population of India:
    1. Due to the high rate population growth, it has not been possible to make a significant change in the poverty levels in India.
    2. The higher population growth, the higher is the rate of growth of per capita income.
    3. The rapid growth in population is eroding India?s considerable development gain and steadily diminishing its ability to provide a decent quality of life for a large number of its people.
    4. Continuing rapid population growth in the long run is likely to mean a lower quality of life for millions of people.

    A) 1 and 2         

    B)        1 and 3

    C) 1 and 4            

    D)        3 and 4

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The increasing population of India hinders the economic growth of the country. It is important to control the population growth.

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