Census in India

WBCS Prelims – 2018
139. In India the second most populated district [Census 2011]:
(a) Howrah
(b) North 24 Parganas
(c) Patna
(d) N.C.R
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2017
141. As per Census of 2011 the share of populations below the age of 35 years in india is   
50 percent   
55 percent   
60 percent   
65 percent
 
143. In terms of area and population the largest urban agglomeration in India is   
Mumbai        Delhi        
Kolkata         Chennai   
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2016
127.   Growth rate of population 1911-21, as West Bengal experienced, is :
(A) +6.31 %         (B) -1.77 %       
(C) + 4.99 %        (D) -2.91 %
 
188.   Which of the following states has least population density, as per census 2011 ?
(A) Jammu and Kashmir       
(B) Bihar       
(C) Arunachal Pradesh      
(D) Manipur
 
192.   Highest urbanised state, as per census 2011, is :
(A) Maharashtra        
(B) Goa       
(C) Tamil Nadu       
(D) Kerala
 
198.  Which of the following states has recorded negative population growth during 2001-11 ?
(A) Tripura            (B) Meghalaya        
(C) Nagaland       (D) Mizoram
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2015
130.  ‘Mouza’ in the Indian census refers to
(A) Community development block     
(B) Revenue Village  
(C) Small police station 
(D) None of the above
 
153.  In the 2001 census, Madhya Pradesh has been bifurcated into
(A) Narmada Valley and Chattisgarh       
(B) Madhya Pradesh and Narmada Valley
(C) Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh       
(D) Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha
 
188.  The most densely populated Indian state in the 2011 census is
(A) Kerala                 (B) West Bengal      
(C) Uttar Pradesh    (D) Jharkhand
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2013
124.  The, latest population Census was undertaken in —
(A) 2011       (B) 1991      
(C) 2005      (D) 2001
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2012
27.  Annual population growth rate between 1991 and 2001 is :
(A) 3%        (B) 1.93%       
(C) 4%        (D) 2%
 
39.  According to 2001 Census lowest literacy rate in India is found in-
(A) Rajasthan       
(B) Jharkhand         
(C) Bihar       
(D) Madhya Pradesh
 
45.  In India the sex ratio according to 2001 census is :
(A) 933 females/1000 males       
(B) 927 females/1000 males
(C) 898 females/1000 males        
(D) 800 females/1000 males
 
108.  A high birth rate is associated with
(A) A female literacy rate         
(B) A low female literacy rate
(C) A high male literacy rate       
(D) None of the above
 
133.   What is the correct figure of average expectation of life at birth at present in India ?
(A) 45 years      (B) 60 years       
(C) 70 years      (D) 65 years
 
138.   Name the state of India where male-female ratio is adversely tilted against the female
(A) Uttar Pradesh      
(B) West Bengal       
(C) Punjab       
(D) Haryana
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2011
66.  What is the over-all sex-ratio of India according to the 2001 census  ?
(A) 875 females per 1000 males      
(B) 975 females per 1000 males
(C) 950 females per 1000 males       
(D) 933 females per 1000 males
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2010
165.   Which one among the following Indian states has the highest density of population ?
(A) West Bengal        
(B) Maharastra       
(C) Uttar Pradesh      
(D) Bihar (as per 2011)
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2009
46.  Highest density of population (2001 census) is found in  
(A) Kerala       
(B) West Bengal      
(C) Maharastra      
(D) Uttar Pradesh
 
96.   The lowest female ratio to males among the states is in
(A) Arunachal Pradesh      
(B)Tripura       
(C) Sikkim      
(D) Manipur
 
184.  The state with the second largest population in India is
(A) Madhya Pradesh       
(B) Maharastra      
(C) Uttar Pradesh      
(D) West Bengal
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2008
139. In India the percentage of population below poverty line is 
(A) Less than 30%    
(B) More than 50% 
(C) More than 70%
(D) Less than 20%
 
159. The population growth rate in India is       
(A) Increasing     
(B) Remaining constant    
(C) Declining     
(D) Zero 
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2005
141. Proportion of Scheduled Tribe population is highest in  
(a) Nagaland        
(b) Meghalaya         
(c) Manipur    
(d) Mizoram 
 
152. In India, natural rate of increase of population was highest during ——decade   
(a) 1961-71
(b) 1981-91 
(c) 1941-51
(d) 1921-31 
 
192. No. of Scheduled Caste is highest in following State.
(a) Karnataka    
(b) Orissa     
(c) Jharkhand        
(d) Madhya Pradesh 
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2004
35. The literacy rate of India in 2001 was
(A) 54.4%   
(B) 65.4%
(C) 70.4%   
(D) 74.04% 
 
42. The sex-ratio of India’s population during 2001 was
(A) 893      (B)904
(C) 922      (D) 933
  
43. The percentage of female education in 2001 was highest in
(A) Delhi       (B) Goa    
(C) Kerala    (D) Meghalaya  
 
154. Which State of India records the highest per-capita income?
(A) Punjab   
(B) Maharashtra    
(C) Goa   
(D) Delhi 
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2002
154. The average annual growth rate of India’s population for 1990-99 was
(A) 2.5%     (B) 2.2% 
(C)2.0%      (D) 1.8% 
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2001
35. The 1991 census recorded the lowest sex ratio at 
(A) Chandigarh   
(B) Pondicherry 
(C) Nagaland     
(D) Delhi 
 
47. At the current rate of growth, India’s population will be doubled by
(A) 2021 AD       
(B) 2025 AD   
(C) 2028 AD     
(D) 2031 AD 
 
68. The quality of human resources is lowest in
(A) U.P. Bihar, M.P. and Rajasthan
(B) West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya
(C) Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka and Goa
(D) Tripura, Mizoram, Minipur and Negaland 
 
169. The population of India in 1999-2000 would be approximately
(1.324 billion -2016, 1.527 billion -2030)
(A) 950 million  
(B) 1000 million
(C) 970 million  
(D) 900 million 
 
 
WBCS Prelims – 2000
117. Proportion of scheduled tribe population is highest in 
(A)  Manipur   
(B)  Meghalaya 
(C)  Madhya Pradesh 
(D)  Mizoram  
 
 
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