• 1.  Migrations change the number, distribution and composition of the population in

  • the area of departure
  • the area of arrival
  • both the area of departure and arrival
  • none of the above
  • 2.  A large proportion of children in a population is a result of

  • high birth rates
  • high life expectances
  • high death rates
  • more married couples
  • 3.  The magnitude of population growth refers to

  • the total population of an area
  • the number of persons added each year
  • the rate at which the population increases
  • the number of females per thousand males
  • 4.  According to the census 2001, a ‘literate’ persons is one who

  • can read and write his/her name
  • can read and write any language
  • is 7 years old and can read and write any language with understanding
  • knows the 3‘R’s (readings, writing, arithmetic)
  • 5.  Which one of the following country has higher population density than India?

  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Korea
  • Canada
  • 6.  What percentage of India’s population resides in the most populated state of India, Uttar Pradesh?

  • 38.96 per cent
  • 14.37 per cent
  • 16.16 per cent
  • 20.56 per cent
  • 7.  Which state has the lowest population in India?

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Sikkim
  • All of these
  • 8.  India accounts for what percentage of the world population?

  • 16.7 per cent
  • 20 per cent
  • 15 per cent
  • 18.6 per cent
  • 9.  Which is the point of reference from which all other elements are observed?

  • Fauna
  • Population
  • Flora
  • All of these
  • 10.  Which one of the following state of India has very low population density?

  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Sikkim
  • Orissa
  • All of these
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