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Question 61 (4 of 7 Based on Passage)

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Name any four countries with high HDI from the figure.

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Human Development Index is the index of development of human that could be achieved with no inequality. HDI dos not considers net wealth per capita or the quality of goods produced in a country as it decreases the rank of some advanced countries. Four countries with high HDI according to the given figure are:

  • Norway
  • Switzerland

  • Ireland

  • Germany

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What are the four tiers of HDI?

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According to the UNDP, “Human development is defined as a process of enlarging people choice. ” It is claimed as standard means of measuring human development. The fundamental use of HDI is to measure the development of a country.

Question 63 (6 of 7 Based on Passage)

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Which country has the highest HDI in the year 2,019?

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The idea of human development index has divided the countries in four tiers

The Idea of Human Development Index Has Divided the Countries in Four Tiers
Human Development Level

Score in Development Index

Number of countries

Very High

Above 0. 808

49

High

Between 0. 700 up to 0. 807

53

Medium

Between 0. 556 up to 0. 6,999

42

Low

Below 0. 555

43