IGCSE Development Studies: Specimen Questions with Answers 78 - 79 of 98

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Millennium Development Goals

Question 78 (2 of 7 Based on Passage)

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Explain the importance of girl՚s education.

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Importance of Girl՚s Education Are

  • Increase in political process: Educated women are more likely to participate in political discussion, meetings, and decision making, which in turn promotes more representative, effective government.
  • Decrease infant mortality rate: Children of educated women are less likely to die before their first birthday. Primary education itself helps to reduce the rate of infant mortality, and secondary education helps even more.
  • Decrease population explosion: Educated women tend to have fewer and healthier babies.
  • Future educated generations: If present generation women are educated then their future generation will also be educated.
  • Girls education increases productivity and earnings.

Question 79 (3 of 7 Based on Passage)

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What is the importance of primary education for children?

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  • Primary education is considered as the foundation stone of education process, throughout the human life, to develop a person competent citizen
  • It is the initial step to take advantage of future education opportunities and lifelong skills.
  • Primary education enables people to participate in the socio economic and political activities of a community to their fullest extent through the knowledge and skills development.
  • Primary education enables people to participate in the socio-economic and political activities of a community to their fullest extent through the knowledge and skills development.
  • It is attributed as the foundation for the economic growth and instrumental to the attainment of other developmental objectives including all humanoid-religious goals and liberty.

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