Economics MCQs Test Online – Chapter 6 – Population

Economics MCQs Test Online, which are covered in this chapter, relate to the topic, Population. Economics MCQs Test Online contains 10 questions. Answers to Economics MCQs Test Online are available at the end of the last question.




1. Indian accommodated nearly _______ percent of worlds populations :

(a)    10

(b)    50

(c)     17

(d)    45

2. Increase in population can be caused by:

(a)    High birth rate

(b)    Low death rate

(c)     Immigration

(d)    All the above

3. Over the years, birth rate in Indian has _______ and death rate has ______:

(a)    Fallen, Fallen

(b)    Risen, Fallen

(c)     Risen, Risen

(d)    Fallen, Risen

4. What is the approximate life expectancy of the people in Indian in 2001

(a)    75

(b)    20

(c)     63.8

(d)    50

5. Indian is passing through ________ stage of Demographic transition:

(a)    Fourth

(b)    Third

(c)     First

(d)    Second

6. Birth rate/death rate is no. of births/deaths:

(a)    Per 100

(b)    Per 1,000

(c)     Per 10,000

(d)    None




7. The National population policy was introduced in:

(a)    1999

(b)    2000

(c)     2001

(d)    2002

8. According to 2001 census how much % of people lived in rural areas ?

(a)    75.2

(b)    72.2

(c)     70.2

(d)    68.2

9. Around _____% of population is in the age group of 15-60:

(a)    80

(b)    50

(c)     60

(d)    75

10. India’s population recorded the maximum growth rate of 2.22% p.a. during the decade:

(a)    1941 – 51

(b)    1961 – 71

(c)     1971 – 81

(d)    1981 – 91

ANSWERS

1. (c) 17

2. (b) Low death rate

3. (a) Fallen, Fallen

4. (c) 63.8

5. (d) Second

6. (b) Per 1,000

7. (b) 2000

8. (b) 72.2

9. (c) 60

10 (c) 1971 – 81

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