• Which among the following definitions has been given by the World Bank to define people below the poverty line?

    A) Income not exceeding $ 1 a day

      B) Income not exceeding 50 cent a day

    C) Income not exceeding $ 2 a day

      D) Income not exceeding $ 1.5 a day

    Correct Answer:
    A) Income not exceeding $ 1 a day

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