Growth of Human Population Test 1

Total Questions:50 Total Time: 75 Min



Questions 1 of 50

Question:According to the demographic cycle, India is in the phase of

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Slow population growth

Stationary population of first phase

Mortality decreasing but natality high and stable

Mortality decreasing and natality had started decreasing

Questions 2 of 50

Question:The rate at which new born individuals are joining the population by reproduction is known as

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Questions 3 of 50

Question:National economic production is expressed to be

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Gross national development

National income

National prosperity


Questions 4 of 50

Question:The total national income is divided by the total population of the. country, then it is known as

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Per capita income

Population income

Per capita production

Per capita gross income

Questions 5 of 50

Question:The significance of the study of population is to know

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The consequences of uncontrolled population only

The benefits of planned family

The population growth, distribution and density

All of the above

Questions 6 of 50

Question:The animal population becomes too large for its feeding source or its habitat, its members starve die but humans escape this disaster by

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Immigration only

Emigration only

Transportation of food

Both emigration and transportation of food

Questions 7 of 50

Question:Population surge 230 years ago was due to

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Industrial revolution

Agricultural revolution

Cultural revolution

Intellectual revolution

Questions 8 of 50

Question:The minimum death rate of a population is called

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Actual death rate

Mortality potential

Population decline

Received mortality

Questions 9 of 50

Question:The rate of natural increase in human population refers to

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Birth rate


Natality minus death rate

Birth rate plus death rate

Questions 10 of 50

Question:The population of an insect species shows an explosive increase in numbers during rainy season followed by its disappearance at the end of the season. What does this show

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S- shaped or sigmoid growth of this insect

The food plants mature and die at the end of the rainy season

Its population growth curve is of J-type

The population of its predators increases enormously

Questions 11 of 50

Question:The natural growth rate of population is checked by certain factors. These are known as

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Population growth control

Environmental resistance

Natural resistance of healthy population

None of the above

Questions 12 of 50

Question:In India, if the marriage age is changed to 21 years then

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Population growth rate will be unaffected

Population growth rate will decrease

Population growth rate will increase

None of the above

Questions 13 of 50

Question:The capacity of an environment to pull on a limited number of individuals is known as

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Bearing capacity

Limited capacity

Environmental resistance

Carrying capacity

Questions 14 of 50

Question:Main factor in increasing the population is

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More reproductive capacity

Early marriage

Higher natality and lower mortality

Suitable and favourable environment

Questions 15 of 50

Question:The standard of living is very badly affected by

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Housing problem

Population growth rate

(1) and (2) both

Questions 16 of 50

Question:The primary cause behind rapidly growing population of the world in recent times is

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Improvement in the standard of living

Decrease in death rate

Increase in birth rate

Heating of earth

Questions 17 of 50

Question:In the population curve of India, nowadays the number of

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N = M

M > N

M < N

Deaths and births both are more

Questions 18 of 50

Question:Number of death and birth in the last stage of plateau growth curve of a population will be

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Equal unlike of middle stage

Unequal with more deaths

Unequal with less deaths

Equal like of middle stage

Questions 19 of 50

Question:Main cause of population explosion in the world is

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Excellent job facilities

Increase in agricultural production

Excellent health care

Fewer battles and wars

Questions 20 of 50

Question:Happiness, health and prosperity of the population of a place depends upon

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High birth rate

Social status

Availability of work

Questions 21 of 50

Question:Population density means

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The number of human per unit area

The number of human in a unit area at a specific time

The concentration of human population at a place

None of above

Questions 22 of 50

Question:Capacity of the environment in which a species can get maximum nutrition is called

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Carrying capacity

Growth capacity

Population density

Death rate

Questions 23 of 50

Question:If the age pyramid of a population is bell shaped, it will show

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Low percentage of children

High percentage of children

High percentage of olds

None of these

Questions 24 of 50

Question:When there is an exponential growth in a population, then it will be called as

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Carrying capacity

Log stage

Negative acceleration phase

Positive acceleration phase

Questions 25 of 50

Question:Human population after 17th century A.D. is thought to be in

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Lag phase

Exponential phase

Stationary phase

None of these

Questions 26 of 50

Question:In a population where competition between individuals is severe, then the distribution is said to be

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Questions 27 of 50

Question:Information on birth-rate, death-rate, sex-ratio, age distribution of a population can be got from

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Natality table

Mortality table

Age distribution table

Life table

Questions 28 of 50

Question:The measure of maximum rate of reproduction under optimal conditions is known as

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Population growth

Biotic potential

Carrying capacity

None of these

Questions 29 of 50

Question:Which of the following factors regulate human life with reference to population density

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Availability of blood, housing and health facilities


Climatic conditions

All the above

Questions 30 of 50

Question:Environmental resistance includes factor

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Shortage of food

Diseases and predation

Limited space

All the above

Questions 31 of 50

Question:Highest and lowest population in India is in

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M.P. and Tripura

UP. and Sikkim

Maharashtra and Nagaland

Andhra Pradesh and Assam

Questions 32 of 50

Question:Ratio of birth and death rates according to 1991 census is

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Questions 33 of 50

Question:Number of females is more than males in

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Questions 34 of 50

Question:Population of India in early 21st century may be

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105 crore

125 crore

95 crore

155 crore

Questions 35 of 50

Question:Explosion of population in India is due to

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Limited education

Increased natality

All of the above

Questions 36 of 50

Question:The percentage of population of India living in M.P. at present is

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Questions 37 of 50

Question:Population density of India is

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215/sq. km

200/sq. km

400/sq. km

None of the above

Questions 38 of 50

Question:According to the population of world, India is placed at

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Questions 39 of 50

Question:In the population of world, how many persons are added per year

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4.11 crores

5.5 crores

8 crores

10 crores

Questions 40 of 50

Question:The country having negative population growth rate is

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Questions 41 of 50

Question:In which one of the following the birth rate is high & death rate is normal

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India and Morocco

America and Spain



Questions 42 of 50

Question:Certain characteristic demographic features of developing countries are

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High infant mortality, low fertility uneven population growth and a very young age distribution.

High mortality, high density, uneven population growth and a very old age distribution.

High fertility, low or rapidly falling mortality rate, rapid population growth and a very young age distribution.

High fertility, high density, rapidly rising mortality rate and a very young age distribution.

Questions 43 of 50

Question:Which of the following is the most sparsely populated state of India

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Arunachal Predesh

Questions 44 of 50

Question:MTP means

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Many transferable pregnancies

Medically temporary pregnancy

Medical termination of pregnancy

Multiple temporary pregnancy

Questions 45 of 50

Question:Action of jelly and cream is

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Spermicidal and immobalizing the sperms also

Entangles the sperms

Preventing the ova to be released

Enables the sperms to reach towards ovum speedly

Questions 46 of 50

Question:The success of birth control programmes in controlling population growth is dependent on

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Use of contraceptives



Acceptability of the above by the people

Questions 47 of 50

Question:Trade name of weekly oral contraceptive pill is

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Mala A

Mala D

Questions 48 of 50

Question:Daily oral contraceptive pill is

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Mala C

Mala N and Mala D

Mala A

Mala D

Questions 49 of 50

Question:Test tube babies are produced by

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Fertilising the egg removed from the body of the female with the husband's sperm outside in vitro culture. The zygote is transferred back

External fertilisation and development in vitro culture till 32 cells stage before putting the embryo back into mother's uterus

Complete development of a baby in vitro

Development upto 32 cells stage and transplanting embryo in the uterus of a surrogate mother

Questions 50 of 50

Question:Which one of the following is tested by the technique of amniocentesis

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Biochemical abnormalities in the foetus

Errors of metabolism in the foetus

Chromosomal abnormalities in the foetus (Karyotype)

All of the above