Economics

Among the underweight children of the world, 42 percent are in ________.


ANSWER

India


SOLUTION

A new study based on a survey of the height and weight of more than one lakh children across six States has found that as many as 42 per cent of under-fives are severely or moderately underweight and that 59 per cent of them suffer from moderate to severe stunting, meaning their height is much lower than the median height-for-age of the reference population.

View Full Answer

Its FREE, you're just one step away

Create your Digital Resume For FREE on your name's sub domain "yourname.wcard.io". Register Here!


Single Correct Medium Published on 16th 09, 2020
Next Question
Questions 120418
Subjects 10
Chapters 88
Enrolled Students 76
Enroll Now For FREE

Realted Questions

Q1 Single Correct Medium
Which of the following statement is not correct regarding banana?
  • A. India is the biggest producer in the world
  • B. It contains $$27\%$$ carbohydrates
  • C. Tamil Nadu is the biggest producer of it
  • D. 'Amrapali' is the finest variety of banana.

Asked in: Economics - Food Security in India


1 Verified Answer | Published on 16th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q2 Single Correct Medium
If the country chooses any combination of N and T on the production possibility curve, it implies -
  • A. Inefficient utilization of resources
  • B. Inadequate utilization of resources
  • C. Very poor utilization of resources
  • D. Efficient utilization of resources

Asked in: Economics - Food Security in India


1 Verified Answer | Published on 16th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q3 Single Correct Medium
After independence, Indian policy makers adopted all measures to achieve
  • A. Sufficiency in industrial production
  • B. Full employment
  • C. Public distribution system
  • D. Self suffeciency in foodgrains

Asked in: Economics - Food Security in India


1 Verified Answer | Published on 16th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q4 Single Correct Medium
which country had the largest share of FDI in India during the last decade
  • A. Mauritius
  • B. Japan
  • C. UK
  • D. USA

Asked in: Economics - Food Security in India


1 Verified Answer | Published on 16th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q5 Subjective Medium
Write a note on the role of cooperatives in providing food and related items.

Asked in: Economics - Food Security in India


1 Verified Answer | Published on 16th 09, 2020

View Answer