Census Of India : Vital Statistics

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Census Of India : Vital Statistics

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Gender ratio is the number of female per _____ males.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      1000

  • 2. 
    What was India's population in 2019?
    • A. 

      136.6 million

    • B. 

      136.6 crores

    • C. 

      1.36 billion

    • D. 

      Both (b) and (c)

    • E. 

      None of the above 

  • 3. 
    The nation's most valuable resource is...
    • A. 

      A sound government

    • B. 

      Rich minerals

    • C. 

      Different landforms

    • D. 

      An educated and healthy population.

  • 4. 
    India's current annual increase in population is...
    • A. 

      10.1 million

    • B. 

      12.3 million

    • C. 

      15.5 million

    • D. 

      18.7 million

  • 5. 
    The birth rate in India started declining from...
    • A. 

      1951

    • B. 

      1961

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1981

  • 6. 
    The first census in India was taken in the year....
    • A. 

      1872

    • B. 

      1877

    • C. 

      1881

    • D. 

      1886

  • 7. 
    A rate of increase of 2 per cent in the population per annum means that in a given year, there was an increase of ____ persons per 100 persons.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 8. 
    What group of the population is termed economically unproductive?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Adults

    • C. 

      Late teens

    • D. 

      Aged

  • 9. 
    The first COMPLETE census in India was taken in the year:
    • A. 

      1877

    • B. 

      1881

    • C. 

      1886

  • 10. 
    A census is taken in India every ____ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 11. 
    The most populous state in India is:
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 12. 
    Migration not only changes the population size, but also population ____ in terms of sex ratio.
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Composition

    • C. 

      Change

    • D. 

      Density

  • 13. 
    In India, most migration has been from:
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Rural to urban

    • C. 

      Urban to rural

    • D. 

      Punjab to Haryana 

  • 14. 
    Apart from births and deaths, the other component of population growth is:
    • A. 

      Life expectancy

    • B. 

      Longevity

    • C. 

      Gross enrolment ratio

    • D. 

      Migration

  • 15. 
    Birth rate is the number of live births per ____ persons in a year.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10000

    • D. 

      100000

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