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Geography

National Population Policy in India was implemented in the year ____________.


ANSWER

2000


SOLUTION
The National Population Policy (NPP) finally came into force in 2000. The Policy states that the “immediate objective of the NPP 2000 is to address the unmet needs for contraception, healthcare infrastructure, and health personnel, and to provide integrated service delivery for basic reproductive and child healthcare
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Single Correct Hard Published on 15th 09, 2020
Geography

The highest population growth during 1991 - 2001 has been recorded at _________________.


ANSWER

Nagaland


SOLUTION

Nagaland had recorded the country's highest decadal population growth of 64.41 per cent in 2001 and 56.08 in 1991 respectively

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Geography

Since independence, how many times has the census been taken?


ANSWER

Seven


SOLUTION
While it has been undertaken every 10 years, beginning in 1872 under british Viceroy Lord Mayo, the first complete census was taken in 1881. ... All the censuses since 1951 were conducted under the 1948 Census of India Act. The last census was held in 2011, whilst the next will be held in 2021. So by 2011 the total census were 7 census.
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Geography

What is the density of population per sq km according to 2011 census?


ANSWER

382 persons


SOLUTION

The population density of India has gone up to 382 persons per square kilometer in 2011 from 325 persons per square kilometer in 2001. The rate of increase in density of India has exhibited a sharp decline during 2001-2011 (17.5 percent) as compared to 1991-2001 (21.7 percent).

 

 

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Single Correct Hard Published on 15th 09, 2020
Geography

India occupies the _____ place in geographical area.


ANSWER

seventh


SOLUTION

It is the seventh-largest country in the world, with a total area of 3,287,263 square kilometres (1,269,219 sq mi)

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Geography

Over population is a situation when the ________________.


ANSWER

resources are too few for the size of population


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Geography

Which of the following states is the biggest state in terms of area?


ANSWER

Rajasthan


SOLUTION

Rajasthan is the biggest Indian state in terms of area followed by Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra.The state covers an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 percent of the total geographical area of India. 

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Geography

Which of the following states/union territories has the lowest sex ratio in India?


ANSWER

Delhi


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Geography

Which of the following statements defines the density of population?


ANSWER

Number of persons living per unit area


SOLUTION

One of the important indices of population concentration is the density of the population. It is defined as the number of persons per unit area.

It can be expressed in per square km or per square mile.

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Single Correct Hard Published on 15th 09, 2020
Geography

Which of the following is the least populous state in the country?


ANSWER

Sikkim


SOLUTION
Sikkim is the least populated state in India, which actually became part of India in the year 1975. It is a land locked state, which is surrounded by West Bengal state of India and other neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal
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