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Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 1

When did the National Population Policy come into effect?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 1

National Population Policy of India was formulated in the year 2000 with the long term objective of achieving a stable population by 2045, at a level consistent with the requirements of sustainable economic growth, social development, and environmental protection.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 2

A large proportion of children in a population is a result of :

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 3

What is sex ratio?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 4

Which movement of the people across regions and territories does not change the size of the population?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 4

Migration is the movement of people across regions and territories. Migration can be internal (within the country) or international (between the countries). Internal migration does not change the size of the population but influences the distribution of population within the nation. Migration plays a very significant role in changing the composition and distribution of a population.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 5

Which one of the following is the most significant feature of the Indian population?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 5

The most significant feature of the Indian population is the size of its adolescent population. It constitutes one-fifth of the total population of India. Adolescents are generally grouped in the age-group of 10 to 19 years. They are the most important resource for the future.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 6

Which of the following migration of population does not change the size of the population?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 6

Internal migration does not change the size of the population, but changes the distribution of population within the nation.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 7

Which is the most populous state of India?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 8

Which of the following factors are responsible for sparse population?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 8

Sparse means disbursed populated or thinly populated. Due to rugged terrain and unfavorable climate make it difficult for habitants to survive.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 9

What year is considered a great demographic divide in India?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 10

Which of the following union territories of India has a very low population?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 10

Lakshadweep is the least populates union territory in India. It has population of just 64,473 which accounts the 0.01% of the total Indian population.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 11

The number of people in different age groups is referred as :

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 12

What percentage of India’s population resides in the most populated state of India, Uttar Pradesh?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 13

Which state has the lowest population ?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 13

The least populated state in the country is Sikkim with a population of 6,07,688.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 14

What is the average sex ratio of India as per 2001 census ?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 14

As per information received from Office of Registrar General of India (RGI), the sex ratio of total population by residence has shown growth from 933 females per 1,000 males in 2001 to 943 females per 1,000 males in 2011.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 15

The main cause for the high growth of our population is ?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 16

The magnitude of population growth refers to :

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 17

In how many years is the official enumeration of population carried out for census?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 18

Which of the following is an important social indicator to measure the extent of equality between males and females in a society at a given time?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 19

Almost half of India’s population lives in just five states. Which one of the following is not one of these five populous states?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 20

As per 2001 census, which of the following states has the least density of population?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 21

What percentage of India’s population lives in Rajasthan, the biggest state in terms of area?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 21

Rajasthan is the largest state in size, its population contributes to only 5.5% of the total population of India. This uneven distribution of the population is due to the varying population density of the country. Population density = the total number of people per unit of area. Also, population density is largely dependent on the geographical location and geological factors. Therefore, states like Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and other hilly terrains have a lower density of population. While the northern plains and coastal areas like Kerala, West Bengal, and Maharashtra have very high population density.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 22

The total area of India accounts for how much percent of the world’s area?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 22

The total area of Indian land man is around 3.28 million kmsq. This implies that the total areas of india accounts for about 2.4% of the total geographical area of the world. 

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 23

Which among the following is included in the policy framework of NPP 2000?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 23

The following national socio-demographic goals were formulated to be achieved by 2010:

1. To address the unmet needs for basic reproduction (contraception), child health services, supplies and infrastructure (health personnel).

2. To make school education up to age 14 free and compulsory and reduce dropouts at primary and secondary school levels to below 20 per cent for both boys and girls.

3. To reduce infant mortality rate to below 30 per 1,000 live births.

4. To reduce maternal mortality rate to below 100 per 100,000 live births.

5. To achieve universal immunization of children against all vaccine preventable diseases.

6. To promote delayed marriages for girls, not earlier than age 18 and preferably after 20 years of age.

7. To achieve universal access to information/counseling, and services for fertility regulation and contraception with a wide basket of choices.

8. To achieve 80 per cent institutional deliveries and 100 per cent deliveries by trained persons.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 24

A large proportion of children in a population is a result of:

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 24

The state with the lowest population density is Arunachal Pradesh and the Union Territory with the lowest density of population is Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Union Territory with the highest population density is Delhi.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 25

A large proportion of children in a population is a result of:

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 26

The country that has a higher population density than India is :

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 27

Which is the most populous country of the world?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 28

Name the state having the highest percentage of literacy level :

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 28

According to Census 2011, Kerala has the highest total literacy rate and female literacy rate.

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 29

What is the rank of India among the population of different countries of the world?

Important Questions (1 mark): Population - Question 30

Which state is the most populous state according to 2001 Census?

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