Study Table 1.5 carefully and fill in the blanks in the following paragraphs. For this, you may need to make calculations based on the table.

Q.:- Study Table 1.5 carefully and fill in the blanks in the following paragraphs. For this, you may need to make calculations based on the table.

 

Category Male Female
Literature rate for rural population 52% 19%
Literature rate for children in age group 10-14 years 68% 39%
Percentage of rural children aged 10-14 attending school 64% 31%

 

(a) The literacy rate for all age groups, including young and old, is _______for rural males and _______for rural females. However, it is not just that these many adults could not attend schools but that there are _____who are currently not in school.
(b) It is clear from the table that_________ % of rural girls and_______ % of rural boys are not attending schools. Therefore, illiteracy among children in the age group 10-14 is as high as_____ % for rural females and _______% for rural males.
(c) This high level of illiteracy among ________age group, even after more than 60 years of our independence, is most disturbing. In many other states also we are nowhere near realization of the constitutional goal of free and compulsory education for all children up to the age of 14, which was expected to be achieved by 1960.

Answer:-

(a) 52 %, 19 %, 36 % males and 69 % females.

(b) 69 %, 36 %, 61 %, 32 %.
(c) 10-14.