Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 10
Economics
Solutions
11. Study Table given below carefully and fill in the blanks in the following paragraphs. For this, you may need to make calculations based on the table.

Question:

Study Table given below carefully and fill in the blanks in the following paragraphs. For this, you may need to make calculations based on the table.

Table 1.5 Educational Achievement of Rural Population of Uttar Pradesh

Category Male Female
Literacy rate for rural
population
76% 54%
Literacy rate for rural
children in age group 10-14
years
90% 87%
Percentage of rural children
aged 10-14 attending school
85% 82%

(a) The literacy rate for all age groups, including young and old, is _(1)__ for rural males and __(2)__ for rural females. However, it is not just that these many adults could not attend school but that there are __(3)___ who are currently not in school.

(b) It is clear from the table that __(4)___ % of rural girls and _(5)____% of rural boys are not attending school. Therefore, illiteracy among children in the age group 10- 14 is as high as __(6)___% for rural females and _(7)____% for rural males.

(c) This high level of illiteracy among ___(8)_______ age group, even after more than 70 years of our independence, is most disturbing. In many other states also we are nowhere near realization of the constitutional goal of free and compulsory education for all children up to the age of 14, which was expected to be achieved by 1960.

Answer:

There are differences and mutual contradictions in the views of people regarding development. Regarding the solution of various problems of the farmers, the approach of small farmers and big farmers is different. Their development also cannot be on one standard. For this, different types of standards will have to be made.

(a) (1) 76%, (2) 54%, (3) 22%

(b) (4) 18%, (5) 15%, (6) 13% (7) 10%

(c) (8) 08 to 14 years

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