# Population Distribution Density Growth and Composition Class 12 Geography Important Questions

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## Important Questions of Population Distribution Density Growth And Composition Class 12

I. Read the case study given below and answer the questions that follow:

Growth of population is the change in the number of people living in a particular area between two points of time. Its rate is expressed in percentage.Population growth has two components namely;natural and induced. While the natural growth is analysed by assessing the crude birth and death rates, the induced components are explained by the volume of inward and outward movement of people in any given area. The decadal and annual growth rates of population in India are both very high and steadily increasing over time. The annual growth rate of India’s population is 1.64 percent (2011). The growth rate of population in India over the last one century has been caused by annual birth rate and death rate and rate of migration and thereby shows different trends.

Question. How is the growth of population expressed?
(A) Percentage
(B) Metrics
(C) Area
(D) Kelvin

A

Question.  __________ refers to the difference between the number of live births and the number of deaths occurring in a year.
(A) Growth of population
(B) Natural growth rate
(C) Natural death rate
(D) Crude birth rate

B

Question.  ______ gives an overview of the total population growth in a particular decade.
(A) Annual growth rate
(C) Induced growth rate
(D) Dense growth rate

B

Question. What was the annual growth rate of India as per 2011 Census?
(A) 1.64 percent
(B) 1.66 percent
(C) 1.65 percent
(D) 2.66 percent

D

II. Read the case study given below and answer the questions that follow:

The National Youth Policy (NYP–2014) launched in February 2014 proposes a holistic ‘vision’ for the youth of India, which is “To empower the youth of the country to achieve their full potential, and through them enable India to find its rightful place in the community of nations”. The NYP–2014 has defined ‘youth’ as persons in the age group of 15– 29 years. The Government of India also formulated the National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in 2015 to provide an umbrella framework to all skilling activities being carried out within the country, and to align these to common standards and links killing with demand centres.

Question. When the NYP launched?
(A) 2013
(B) 2014
(C) 2015
(D) 2016

B

Question. What was the main thrust of NYP?
(A) To stop child trafficking
(B) To encourage child labour
(C) Empower the youth in terms of their effective participation in decision making
(D) None of the Above

C

Question. As per NYP which age group has been defined as ‘Youth’?
(A) 14-19 years
(B) 19 – 27 years
(C) 15 -29 years
(D) 13-30 years