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Section 2 Self Assessment Questions

1

Which of the following is clearly not true?

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Correct: they can have a very direct impact; for example, when a flood destroys physical and natural capital, or when the long-term decline in a commodity's price forces people to sell the assets they use to produce that commodityIncorrectYour answer has been saved.
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2

Livelihood strategies can be examined from the perspective of households or individuals.

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3

Fill in the missing word or phrase

There can be difficulties associated with livelihood analysis at the household level because the of the household can be hard to define.

There can be difficulties associated with livelihood analysis at the household level because the boundaries of the household can be hard to define.

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4

Livelihood analysis can safely assume that households act as a single, unified decision-making unit.

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CorrectIncorrect: the strategies and goals of women in the household are often different from those of menYour answer has been saved.
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