Demography India : Population (Economics) One Liner Questions & Answers


Questions Answers
1 A gradual change in the manner of population growth occurring over a long period of time is known as – Demographic transition
2 What is the main reason in India for the increasing population? Reduction in death rate
3 According to the Malthusian Theory of Population, population increases in – Geometrical Progression
4 From which year was the regular and scientific Census started in India? 1881
5 The first Census in India during the British period was held in the tenure of – Lord Mayo
6 Which year is known as the ‘Demographic Divide’ in India? 1921
7 The highest average annual exponential growth rate in India’s population has been recorded during the decade of – 1971-81
8 The four most populous States of India are –
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal
9 More than one-third of India’s population is concentrated in the States of –
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal
10 The highest population growth ratio during 1991-2001 has been recorded in – Nagaland
11 The decadal growth rate of population during 2001- 2011 was maximum in the State of – Bihar
12 The population of Uttar Pradesh has been rapidly growing during the last two decades because of –
Improvement in health and control of diseases
13 Population density in India – Has steadily increased