IGCSE Development Studies: Specimen Questions with Answers 80 - 81 of 98

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Millennium Development Goals

Question 80 (4 of 7 Based on Passage)

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Did MDG work?

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The Millennium Development Goals showed uneven progress. While in some countries MDGs showed progress in the health sector in others it did not. This is a proof of its failure that the goals were not experienced equally across the globe.

Question 81 (5 of 7 Based on Passage)

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How does education helps developing countries?

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Education plays an important role in the reduction of poverty as lack of education causes poverty and slow growth of the economy especially in the developing economies. Every boy or girl in a country should have all the rights to get education so that they have better opportunities in the future in terms of employment and health. Education is a form of investment in a country as it reaps huge benefits to a country. It guarantees income for life time.

Role of Education in the Development of an Economy Are

  • It boosts the GDP and growth of the economy.
  • Education reduces infant mortality rate and increases human life expectancy.

  • Promotes peace and decreases the drop outs rate from schools and colleges.

  • It helps in making right decisions at the right time.