CBSE Class 9th Geography 6 – MCQs

India's current annual increase in population is:

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India's current annual increase in population is 15.5 million.

What group of the population is termed economically unproductive?

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Children are economically unproductive as they need to be provided the basic necessities of life.

How many processes of population change are there?

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There are three processes of population change - births, deaths and migration.

India's population as in March 2012 stood at:

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India's population as in March 2001 stood at 1,028 million.

The most populous state in India is:

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The most populous state in India is Uttar Pradesh, according to the 2001 Census.

From 1951 to ____, India's population growth rate was steadily increasing.

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From 1951 to 1981, India's population growth rate was steadily increasing.

A large number of adolescent girls in India suffer from ____.

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A large number of adolescent girls in India suffer from anemia.

In 2001, ____ per cent of India's population consisted of children.

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In 2001, 34.4 per cent of India's population consisted of children.

In India, most migration has been from:

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In India, most migration has been from rural to urban areas.

India's population was ____ million in 1951.

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India's population was 361 million in 1951.

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

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Migration changes not only population size, but also population composition in terms of sex ratio.

The nation's most valuable resource is:

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The nation's most valuable resource is an educated and healthy population.

Apart from births and deaths, the other component of population growth is:

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Apart from births and deaths, the other component of population growth is migration.

The literacy rate in the country as per the Census of 2001 is around:

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The literacy rate in the country as per the Census of 2001 is around 64 per cent.

According to the Census of 2001 in India, adults constitute ____ per cent of the total population.

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According to the Census of 2001 in India, adults constitute 58.7 per cent of the total population.

India's population accounts for ____ per cent of the world's population.

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India's population accounts for 16.7 per cent of the world's population.

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.

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

The present life expectancy at birth in India is around ____ years.

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The present life expectancy at birth in India is around 65 years.

A census is taken in India every ____ years.

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A census is taken in India every ten years.

The geographical area of India is ____ million square kilometers.

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The geographical area of India is 3.28 million square kilometers.

The 'aged' are those above ____ years of age.

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The 'aged' are those above 59 years of age.

Population growth can be expressed in ____ ways.

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Population growth can be expressed in two ways - in terms of absolute numbers and in terms of percentage change per year.

Those in the age group of 15-59 are termed as:

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Those in the age group of 15-59 are termed as adults.

Sex ratio is the number of females per ____ males.

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Sex ratio is the number of females per 1,000 males.

The birth rate in India started declining from:

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The birth rate in India started declining from 1981.

The first census in India was taken in the year:

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The first census in India was taken in the year 1872.

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

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Birth rate is the number of live births per 1000 persons in a year.

From ____, India's population growth rate began gradually declining.

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From 1981, India's population growth rate began gradually declining.

Activities like agriculture are included in the _____ sector.

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Activities like agriculture are included in the primary sector.

The first COMPLETE census in India was taken in the year:

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The first COMPLETE census in India was taken in the year 1881.

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