# MCQs For NCERT Class 12 Geography Chapter 1 Population Distribution Density Growth and Composition

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## Population Distribution Density Growth and Composition Class 12 MCQ Questions with Answers

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Question. Arrange the states of India with highest to lowest population density.
(i) West Bengal (II) Bihar
Options:
(A) i, ii, iii, iv
(B) ii, i, iii, iv
(C) iv, iii, ii, i
(D) ii, iv, i, iii

B

Question. The period from 1901 to 1921 is referred to as period of :
(A) stagnant or stationery phase of growth of India’s population.
(C) population explosion in India .
(D) None of the Above

A

Question. The first complete population Census was conducted in India in :
(A) 1882
(B) 1881
(C) 1883
(D) 1884

B

Question. The number of farmers per unit area of farmland is known as :
(A) agricultural density of a population
(B) working density of a population
(C) industrial density of a population
(D) rural density of a population

A

Question. __________ is the term which means the spread of people across the world.
(A) Population disturbance
(B) Population distribution
(C) Population counting
(D) None of the above

B

Question. The natural growth rate is analysed by assessing the :
(A) crude birth and death rate
(B) positive birth and death rate
(C) negative birth and death rate
(D) All of the Above

A

Question. The state with the highest population in India is :
(A) West Bengal
(B) Kerala
(D) Kerala

C

Question. The period of steady population growth was of :
(A) 1921-1951
(B) 1911-1921
(C) 1901-1911

A

Question. ___________ of population is the change in the number of people living in a particular area between two points of time.
(A) Growth
(B) Decline
(C) Stability
(D) Access

A

Question. Name the state of India having lowest density of population as per 2011 Census.
(A) Punjab
(B) Haryana

D

Question. The _________ density of population is the number of people per unit area of arable land.
(A) physiological
(B) psychological
(C) physical
(D) phishing

A

Question. Arrange the following phases in a sequence order according to their occurrence in Indian population:
(i) Population explosion
(ii) Stationary phase
(iii) Decreased growth
Options:
(A) i, iv, ii, iii
(B) iv, i, iii, ii
(C) ii, iv, i, iii
(D) iii, ii, iv, i

C

Question. In the post 1981 till present, the growth rate of country’s population remained _____ .
(A) Stagnant
(B) High
(C) Low
(D) Constant

B

Question. A continuous belt of states from west to east in the north-west, north, and north central parts of the country has relatively _________growth rate than the southern states.
(A) high
(B) low
(C) slow
(D) fast

A

Question. An important aspect of population growth in India is the growth of its_______.
(B) Toddlers
(C) Old age
(D) All of the Above

A

Question. The state of India which has the lowest percentage of population below poverty line :
(A) Punjab
(C) Jammu & Kashmir
(D) Goa

C

Directions : In the following questions, A statement of Assertion (A) is followed by a statement of Reason (R). Mark the correct choice as:
(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(B) Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false.
(D) A is false and R is true.

Question. Assertion (A): The decades 1921-1951 are referred to as the period of steady population growth.
Reason (R): Improvement in health and sanitation brought down the mortality rate.

A

Question. Assertion (A): The people are very important component of a country.
Reason (R): A large population invariably puts pressure on its limited resources and is also responsible for many socio- economic problems in the country.

B

Question. Assertion (A): Population data are collected through census operation held every 10 years in our country.
Reason (R): India has a highly even pattern of population distribution.

C

Question. Assertion (A): The decades of 1951-1981 are the phase of population explosion.
Reason (R): The average annual Growth rate was as high as 2.2 per cent.

B

Question. Assertion (A): The phase (1901 -21) is known as a period of stagnant or stationary phase.
Reason (R): Both the birth rate and death rate were high keeping the rate of increase low.