GK Quiz on Indian Economy: Types of Index Human Development Index HDI

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. In this article, we are giving 10 GK Quiz on Indian Economy: Types of Index Human Development Index HDI, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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GK Quiz on Indian Economy: Types of Index Human Development Index HDI
GK Quiz on Indian Economy: Types of Index Human Development Index HDI

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. A country scores a higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the education level is higher, and the GDP per capita is higher.

1. Which three indicators are used in the Human Development Index (HDI)?

I. Standard of living

II. Education

III. Life expectancy

IV. Condition of environment

A.  Only I,II & IV

B.  Only I, II, & III

C.  Only I & II

D.  All of the above

Ans: B

2. Who releases the Human Development Report?

A.  World bank

B.  World economic forum

C.  United Nations

D.  UNCTAD

Ans: C

3. Who secured the top rank in The Human Development Report 2018?

A.  Sweden

B.  Norway

C.  Switzerland

D.  Austria

Ans: B

4. Who secured the lowest rank in The Human Development Report 2018?

A.  Afghanistan

B.  Congo

C.  Niger

D.  Kenya

Ans: C

5. What is the rank of India in the Human Development Index 2018?

A.  142nd

B.  136th

C.  140th

D.  130th

Ans: D

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6. When was the Gender Inequality Index (GII) introduced?

A.  2010

B.  2011

C.  1999

D.  2005

Ans: A

7. Who invented the Human development Index?

A.  Paul krugman

B.  Mahbub –ul Haq

C.  Jean dreze

D.  Alfred marshal

Ans: B

8. Who releases the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)?

A.  World Bank

B.  World Economic Forum

C.  UNDP

D.  Asian Development Bank

Ans: C

9. Which of the following index is not released by the UNDP?

A.  Human Development Index

B.  Multidimensional Poverty Index

C.  Gender Inequality Index

D.  Environmental Quality Index

Ans: D

10. Which statement depicts the best definition of sustainable development?

A.  It means optimal utilization of natural resources.

B.  Sustainable use of natural resources without considering the need of the future generation.

C.  Present generation fulfills its needs while considers the needs of the future generation as well.

D.  None of these

Ans: C

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