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Indian Population QUESTIONS

Exam NameIndian Population QUESTIONS
DescriptionIndian Population QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: In which one of the following places is the Shompen tribe Found ?

Answer:Nicobar Islands


Question: Consider the following statements-
1. Between Census 1951 and Census 2001, the density of the population of India has increased more than three times.
2. Between Census 1951 and Census, 2001 the annual growth rate (exponential) of the population of India has doubled
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


Answer:Neither 1 nor 2


Question: In terms of billionnaire population. Mumbai ranks at world level ?

Answer:Seventh


Question: Assertion (A): Physiological density is preferable to arithmetic density as an index of population density.
Reason (R) : Physiological density is based on arableland while arithmetic density is based on total area.


Answer:A is false but R is true


Question: What percentage of India Population is below the official poverty line ?

Answer:Below 30%


Question: The infant moratality rate of Bihar State is-

Answer:Less than Jharkhand


Question: Name the State Where density of population is the lowest:

Answer:Arunachal Pradesh


Question: Which State of India has recorded the highest rate of population growth in the last census (2001)?

Answer:Nagaland


Question: What is the correct rank order of towns on the basis of population (2001) size ?

Answer:Greater Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai; Bangalore


Question: Identify the Indian State which has the lowest sex ratio:

Answer:Haryana


Question: In India according to 2001 census, the general literacy rate is:

Answer:65.38%


Question: About one third of India's cattle population is found in three states. They are-------

Answer:Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh


Question: The largest tribal group of India is ?

Answer:Gonds


Question: Which of the following tribes of India practice polyandry ?
1. Gonds 2. Nagas 3. Jaunsaris 4. Todas
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


Answer:3 and 4


Question: Which one of the following years is known as the Year of the Great Divide with regard to population, after which there has been a continuous and rapid growth in India's population ?

Answer:1921


Question: Among the following 4 cities (Principal Corporation ) which one has the least population as per 2001 census ?

Answer:Varanasi


Question: Which of the following conditions determine an area as urban as given in the Census report of 2001? 1. Its minimum population will have to be 5,000.2. The minimum percentage of its working male population, engaged in non-agricultural work, will have to be 75.
3. The density of its population will have to be at least 400 persons for sq. km. 4. It will have to have a minimum area of 10 sq. km.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


Answer:1,2 and 3


Question: The percentage of urban population in India according to Census 2001, is?

Answer:27.8


Question: Which one of the following Union Territories in India has the Sex ratio (number of females per 1000 males) above 1000 ?

Answer:Puducherry


Question: Given below are two statements-
Assertion (A) : The dividing line between village and town begins to be passed with the presence of traders and manufacturers.
Reason(R): The traders and manufacturers wholly depend on village resources in the context of the above which one the following is correct ?


Answer:A is false, but R is true