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    Geography – Yearwise Questions – Census In India – W.B.C.S. Preliminary Examination.

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    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2020

    1. Last Census of Indian Population was held in the year
      (A) 1991
      (B) 2001
      (C) 2011
      (D) 2019

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2019

    1. What is Demographic Dividend ?
      (A) Increase in 0-5 year age group of population
      (B) Increase in 6-15 year age group of population
      (C) Increase in 16-64 year age group of population
      (D) Increase in over 65 year age group of population

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2018

    1. In India the second most populated district [Census 2011]:
      (a) Howrah
      (b) North 24 Parganas
      (c) Patna
      (d) N.C.R

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2017

    1. In terms of area and population the largest urban agglomeration in India
      is
      (A)Mumbai
      (B)Delhi
      (C)Kolkata
      (D)Chennai
    2. As per Census of 2011 the share of populations below the age of 35
      years in India is
      (A)50 percent
      (B)55 percent
      (C)60 percent
      (D)65 percent

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2016

    1. Growth rate of population 1911-21, as West Bengal experienced, is :
      (A) +6.31 %
      (B) -1.77 %
      (C) + 4.99 %
      (D) -2.91 %
    2. Which of the following states has least population density, as per
      census 2011 ?
      (A) Jammu and Kashmir
      (B) Bihar
      (C) Arunachal Pradesh
      (D) Kerala
    3. Which of the following states has recorded negative population
      growth during 2001-11 ?
      (A) Tripura
      (B) Meghalaya
      (C) Nagaland
      (D) Mizoram

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2015

    1. ‘Mouza’ in the Indian census refers to
      (A) Community development block
      (B) Revenue Village
      (C) Small police station
      (D) None of the above
    2. 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
    3. The most densely populated Indian state in the 2011 census is
      (A) Kerala
      (B) West Bengal
      (C) Uttar Pradesh
      (D) Jharkhand

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2013

    1. The latest population Census was undertaken in —
      (A) 2011
      (B) 1991
      (C) 2005
      (D) 2001

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2012

    1. Annual population growth rate between 1991 and 2001 is :
      (A) 3%
      (B) 1.93%
      (C) 4%
      (D) 2%

    2.According to 2001 Census lowest literacy rate in India is found in-
    (A) Rajasthan
    (B) Jharkhand
    (C) Bihar
    (D) Madhya Pradesh

    1. In India the sex ratio according to 2001 census is :
      (940 – 2011)
      (A) 933 females/1000 males
      (B) 927 females/1000 males
      (C) 898 females/1000 males
      (D) 800 females/1000 males
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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 Preliminary Question – 2011

    1. 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 Preliminary Question – 2010

    1. Which one among the following Indian states has the highest density
      of population ?
      (A) West Bengal
      (B) Maharastra
      (C) Uttar Pradesh
      (D) Bihar

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2009

    1. Highest density of population (2001 census) is found in
      (A) Kerala
      (B) West Bengal
      (C) Maharastra
      (D) Uttar Pradesh
    2. The lowest female ratio to males among the states is in
      (A) Arunachal Pradesh
      (B) Tripura
      (C) Sikkim
      (D) Manipur
    3. The state with the second largest population in India is
      (A) Madhya Pradesh
      (B) Maharastra
      (C) Uttar Pradesh
      (D) West Bengal

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2008

    1. 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%
    2. The population growth rate in India is
      (A) Increasing
      (B) Remaining constant
      (C) Declining
      (D) Zero

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2005

    1. Proportion of Scheduled Tribe population is highest in
      (a) Nagaland
      (b) Meghalaya
      (c) Manipur
      (d) Mizoram
    2. In India, natural rate of increase of population was highest during
      ____ decade
      (a) 1961-71
      (b) 1981-91
      (c) 1941-51
      (d) 1921-31
    3. No. of Scheduled Caste is highest in following State.
      (a) Karnataka
      (b) Orissa
      (c) Jharkhand
      (d) Madhya Pradesh

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2004

    1. The literacy rate of India in 2001 was
      (A) 54.4%
      (B) 65.4%
      (C) 70.4%
      (D) 74.04%
    2. The sex-ratio of India’s population during 2001 was
      (A) 893
      (B) 904
      (C) 922
      (D) 933
    3. The percentage of female education in 2001 was highest in
      (A) Delhi
      (B) Goa
      (C) Kerala
      (D) Meghalaya
    4. Which State of India records the highest per-capita income?
      (A) Punjab
      (B) Maharashtra
      (C) Goa
      (D) Delhi

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2002

    1. 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 Preliminary Question – 2001

    1. The 1991 census recorded the lowest sex ratio at
      (A) Chandigarh
      (B) Pondicherry
      (C) Nagaland
      (D) Delhi
    2. The population of India in 1999-2000 would be approximately
      (A) 950 million
      (B) 1000 million
      (C) 970 million
      (D) 900 million
    3. 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
    4. 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

    WBCS Preliminary Question – 2000

    1. Proportion of scheduled tribe population is highest in
      (A)Manipur
      (B)Meghalaya
      (C)Madhya Pradesh
      (D)Mizoram

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