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Population Geography of India – 1 – 1

1. India is regarded as a country of ‘Demographic Dividend’. This is due to :

(a)  its high population in the age group below 15 years
(b)  its high population in the age group of 15-64 years
(c)  its high population in the age group above 65 years
(d)  its high total population

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2. During which decade did the population record a negative growth rate in India ?

(a) 1921-1931
(b) 1911-1921
(c) 1941-1951
(d) 1931-1941

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3. The aboriginal population of the Andaman Islands belongs to which one of the following racial categories ?

(a) Negroids
(b) Negrito
(c) Palaeo-Australoids
(d) Negrillos

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4. The correct sequence in descending order of the given states in terms of density of population is :

(a) Punjab, Orissa, Gujarat, Assam
(b) Assam, Gujarat, Punjab, Orissa
(c) Assam, Orissa, Gujarat, Punjab
(d)
 Punjab, Assam, Gujarat, Orissa

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5. Which one of the following states has the highest proportion of Christians ?

(a) Goa
(b) Kerala
(c) Mizoram
(d) 
Nagaland

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