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Class 9 Geography Chapter 6 Population MCQ

Last updated on August 30th, 2023 at 01:49 am

Class 9 Geography Chapter 6 Population MCQ

 

What is the current population of India as of March 2011?
a) 1.21 billion
b) 3.28 million
c) 199 million
d) 0.6 million
Answer: a) 1.21 billion

 

Which state in India has the highest population?
a) Sikkim
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Lakshadweep
d) Maharashtra
Answer: b) Uttar Pradesh

 

Which states account for nearly half of India’s population?
a) Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal
b) Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh
c) Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Rajasthan, West Bengal
d) Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar
Answer: b) Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh

 

Which factor influences population growth?
a) Birth rates
b) Death rates
c) Migration
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

 

What has been the trend in India’s population growth rate since 1981?
a) Constant increase
b) Constant decrease
c) Fluctuating
d) No significant change
Answer: b) Constant decrease

 

What is the main reason for the decline in India’s population growth rate?
a) Decreasing birth rates
b) Increasing death rates
c) Higher migration rates
d) Insufficient data available
Answer: a) Decreasing birth rates

 

What is the projected year when India is expected to surpass China as the most populous country?
a) 2025
b) 2030
c) 2045
d) 2050
Answer: c) 2045

 

Which population group constitutes one-fifth of the total population in India?
a) Children
b) Elderly
c) Adolescents
d) Infants
Answer: c) Adolescents

 

What is the main goal of the National Population Policy (NPP) 2000 in India?
a) Reducing infant mortality
b) Providing free and compulsory education
c) Promoting delayed marriage
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

 

Which state in India has a rugged terrain, unfavorable climatic conditions, and sparse population?
a) Kerala
b) Assam
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Maharashtra
Answer: b) Assam

 

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