GK-32 (Population)

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Question1:- Which day is observed as world population day ?



July -11


Question2:- What percentage of World's population lives in India?



17.5%


Question3:- Which is the least populated state in India?



Sikkim


Question4:-Which state in India has the lowest number of females in comparison to males?



Haryana


Question5:- Which country has a better gender ratio than India?



Pakisthan


Question6:- What is the overall literacy rate of India as per 2011 census?



India's literacy rate is at 74.04%. Kerala has achieved a literacy rate of 93.91%. Bihar is the least literate state in India, with a literacy of 63.82%.


Question7:-Which is the most populated Union Territory in India?



Delhi


Question8:-What is the population of India according to 2011 census?



102.8 crore.


Question9:- According to 2011 census, state the population density of India



324 persons per s km.


Question10:-What is the marriageable age for boys and girls in India according to law?



Boys: 21 years, Girls: 18 years


Question11:-Which is the most literate state in India?



Kerala


Question12:- What percentage of world land area is there in India



2.4%


Question13:- Name the year of demographic divide?



1921


Question14:- According to 2011 census how many cities have the population of more than one lakh?



2929


Question15:-According to 2011 census which is most populated city of India?



Greater Mumbai.


Question16:- According to 2011 census what is the urban population of India?



28.5 crore (27.78%)


Question17:- According to 2011 census What is the death rate in India?



persons per thousand


Question18:- According to 2011 census What is the population rate in India?



1.93%


Question19:-Which union territory, has the lowest density of population?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 13 persons per s km (2011 census).


Question20:- TWhich union territory has the highest density of population?



Delhi, 9294 persons per square km (2011 census).


Question21:- Which state of India has minimum density of population and how much?



Arunachal Pradesh, 13 persons (2011 census) per s km.


Question22:- State the most densely populated state of India.



West Bengal, 904 persons per square kilometre (2011 census).


Question23:-Name the most populated state of India and mention its population.



Uttar Pradesh, 166052859 persons(2011 census) .


Question24:- Who is called as the "Father of Demographic Studies"?



A. Karl Marx


Question25:- Which is the earliest treaty used the term "census"for the first time in India?



Arthashastra


Question26:- When was first census held in India?



1872


Question27:- Who was the Governor-General when first census was held?



Lord Mayo


Question28:- What do you understand by Sex ratio?



Number of females per 1000 males


Question29:- Which of the following state has largest number of metropolitan cities in India as per census 2011?



Uttar Pradesh


Question30:- Which of the following state has largest number of towns in India as per census 2011?



Maharashtra


Question31:- What was the mascot of Census 2011?



Female Enumerator


Question32:-According to Census 2011, which union territory has the lowest population growth rate?



Lakshadweep


Question33:- According to Census 2011, which union territory has the highest population growth rate



Dadra and Nagar Haveli


Question34:- Which is the state has negative population growth is according to Census 2011?



Nagaland's population growth rate is - 0.58%.


Question35:-According to 2011 census, the literacy rate among men in India ?



82.14


Question36:- According to 2011 census, the literacy rate among women in India ?



65.46


Question37:- As per 2011 census, the literacy rate in India is ?



74.04%


Question38:- __is the Census Commissoner, under whose guidance the 2011 Census has been conducted ?



Dr C Chandramouli


Question39:- As per 2011 census, the number of women per 1,000 men in India is ?



940


Question40:- The National Commission on population is headed by ?



Prime Minister


Question41:- The slogan of Census 2011 was ?



Our Census, Our Future


Question42:- The first ever Census in modern human history was conducted by ?



America


Question43:- The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Constitute_ and __% of the Indian population ?



16.2%, 8.2%


Question44:- Prior to 2011 the caste census was last conducted in the year ?



1931


Question45:-The First Indian Registrar General and Census Commissioner of Independent India was ?



R A Gopalaswami


Question46:-The First Registrar General and Census Commissioner of Independent India was ?



M W M Yeatts


Question47:- The latest census commenced on ?



1 May, 2010


Question48:- The most populous city in India, according to 2011 Census, is ?



Mumbai


Question49:-As per 2011 Census, the total population of India is ?



1,210,193,422


Question50:-Second most populous country in the world?



India


Question51:- Density of population is defined as the number of persons per square ?



Kilometre


Question52:- As per Census 2011, the population density of India?



382


Question53:- Which state has become the most densely populated state with 1102 persons per square kilometer?



Bihar


Question54:-Which state has least densely populated state with 17 persons per square kilometer?



Arunachal Pradesh


Question55:- Which state has the highest sex ratio?



Kerala


Question56:- Which state has the lowest sex ratio?



Haryana


Question57:- As perCensus 2011, Andhra Pradesh density of population?



308


Question58:-Number of districts recorded in Census was?



640


Question59:- According to Census 2011, India has the what % of World’s population?



17.5%


Question60:-What is the total literacy rate of India?



74.04%


Question61:-Most literate state in India (Rate)



Kerala (93.91%)


Question62:- Least Literate state in India (Rate)



Bihar(63.82%)


Question63:- According to Census 2011 which Indian state has highest fertility rate?



Meghalaya


Question64:- State with Highest sex ratio



Kerala (1084/1000)


Question65:-According to Census 2011 which is the most populated district



Thane