Q. 10. What is disguised unemployment?

(a) It is a state in which a person is willing and able to work at prevailing wages, but his productivity is very high.

(b) It is a state in which a person is willing and able to work at prevailing wages, but his productivity is zero.

(c) It is a state in which a person is willing and able to work at prevailing wages, but his productivity is low.

(d) It a state in which a person has work only for a few months in a year.

Answer

So, the correct option is (b) - It is a state in which a person is willing and able to work at prevailing wages, but his productivity is zero. 

Explanation

  • In disguised unemployment, people appear to be employed but their contribution is unnecessary .
  • This usually happens among family members engaged in agricultural activity .
  • The work requires the service office people but engages eight people .

 

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