SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    In which religion, literacy rate was maximum?

    A)  Jains               

    B)  Christians

    C)  Buddhists         

    D)  Sikhs

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] According to the 2011 census data of religious communities, Jains with 94.9% literates has more literates than all other communities, and are followed by the Christians, whose literacy rate is 84.5% The Buddhists have 81.3% literates, the Sikhs 75.4%, the Hindus 73.3% and the Muslims 68.5%. According to the census data, the Jain women also lead in the literacy charts with a literacy rate of 92. 9%, followed by Christians (81.5%), Buddhists (74%), Sikhs (70.3%), Hindus 64.3 %) and Muslims (62%). In the Census, literacy is defined as the ability to read and write with understanding in any language. A person who can only read but cannot write is not considered literate. There is no requirement for any formal or minimum educational standard to be considered literate.

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