Geography

# A majority of the Indian population resides in which of the following areas?

Rural areas

##### SOLUTION
A majority of the Indian population resides in Rural areas, nearly 70 per cent of the country's  population lives in rural areas where , for the first time since independence , the overall growth rate of population has sharply declined , according to the latest Census. Of the 121 crore Indians , 83.3 crore live in rural areas while 37.7 crore stay in urban areas according to Census of India's 2011 Provisional Population Totals of Rural Urban Distribution in the country. The proportion of rural population declined from 72.19 percent to 68.84 percent but as per the report the number of births in rural areas have increased by nine crore in the last decade.

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#### Realted Questions

Q1 Single Correct Medium
Pick out the correct statement ( only one statement is correct ) :
• A. The population census is taken once in every five years.
• B. The Eighth Five Year Plan's main aim was self-sufficiency in food.
• C. In India only in Kerala the women are lesser in number than men.
• D. India is the second most populous country.

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Q2 Assertion & Reason Medium
##### ASSERTION

Sex ratio in India is low.

##### REASON

Indian society has been unfavourable to females.

• A. Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
• B. Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
• C. Both Assertion incorrect but Reason in correct
• D. Both Assertion and Reason are correct

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Q3 Single Correct Medium
What is the sex ratio of Kerala?
• A. 1001 females for every 1000 males
• B. 821 females per 1000 males
• C. 861 females per 1000 males
• D. 1084 females per 1000 males

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Q4 Single Correct Medium
The percentage of India's population in the world population is _______.
• A. $18.5\%$
• B. $18\%$
• C. $17\%$
• D. $17.74\%$

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Q5 Single Correct Medium
The growth of population and development of industries can lead to _________.
• A. Rural Development
• B. Population explosion
• C. Urbanisation
• D. Globalisation