Match the following
Which factors influence the density distribution of population in India most profoundly?
1. Amount of rainfall
2. Fertility of soils
3. Distribution of minerals
4. Cultural factors
Which one of the Indian state/union Territories is having lowest sex ratio in 2011?
As per 2011 census data, the child sex ratio has come down from 927 to
As per 2011 census data, the sex ratio is
Which state of India tops in literacy?
Name the state where density of population is the lowest
What is the percentage of literacy in India, as per 2011 census data:
Which one of the following is the correct descending order of the three most populous states of India (2011)?
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
The Lepchas are the aboriginal inhabitants of Sikkim and they are mostly settled in North Sikkim. They are mostly Buddhist but many of them have now adopted Christianity. The lepcha folklore is melodious and contains lots of interesting folk stories.
The Mal Paharia people are a tribal people of Jharkhand. Paharia Mal or Mal Paharia is listed as a Scheduled Tribe by the Government of Jharkhand. As per 2001 census, the Mal Paharias number is around 115,093 in Jharkhand.
Gond tribes spread in MP Chhattisgarh.
Bhils tribes of India are the largest tribe of South Asia. They are commonly found in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Consider the following statements and select the correct answer
by using the codes given below:
Assertion (A): There has been some decline in the growth rate of
India’s population in recent years.
Reason (R): According to 2011 census, about 3/4 of Indian’s
the population is literate.
Consider the following statements:
1. As per census 2011, the population growth rate of Nagaland
during 2001–2011 was the lowest among the states of India.
2. As per census 2011, the population growth rate of Dadra and
Nagar Haveli was the highest among the states of
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Arrange the following states in the descending order of literacy as per census report of 2011 and select the correct answer from the codes given at the end.
3. Tamil Nadu
4. Himachal Pradesh
Consider the following specific stages of demographic transition associated with economic development:
1. Low birth rate with low death rate.
2. High birth rate with high death rate.
3. High birth rate with low death rate.
Select the correct order of the above stages using the codes given below:
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?
The year 1921 is a “year of the great divide” in the demographic history of India when mortality started to decline leading to acceleration in the rate of population growth.
During the next three decades (1921-51) the rate of population growth continued at a level of over one per cent per annum. The slight dip in the growth rate in 1941-51 partly reflects the Bengal famine of 1942-43 and dislocation, due to the partition of India in 1947.