What Is Relative Poverty? - Definition, Causes & Examples


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What is relative poverty?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a cause of relative poverty?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The condition of relative poverty varies throughout the world. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be asked to correctly identify different facets and characteristics of relative poverty.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Example of relative poverty
  • Relative poverty potential cause
  • Definition of this condition
  • Characteristics of relative poverty

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize several skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related relative poverty lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what constitutes relative poverty
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine an example of relative poverty
  • Distinguishing differences - understand the difference between relative poverty and absolute poverty

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the related lesson, What is Relative Poverty? - Definition, Causes & Examples. This lesson will further delve into the following topics:

  • Condition of relative poverty
  • How relative poverty can change from year to year
  • Numerous different potential causes
  • Relative poverty examples