GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-MCQ INDIA’S 2011 CENSUS

1.  As per 2011
census, the State in India with the largest rural population ?
(1) Madhya
Pradesh
(2)
Maharashtra
(3)
Punjab
(4)
Uttar Pradesh
Correct
Answere: Uttar Pradesh
2. 
As per 2011 Census, the State in
India with the highest urban population ?
(1) Madhya
Pradesh
(2) Maharashtra
(3)
Punjab
(4)
Uttar Pradesh
Correct
Answere: Maharashtra
3. 
Accroding to 2011 Census, the rural
population of India comprises ? 
(1) 62.84%
(2)
64.84%
(3) 66.84%
(4)
68.84%
Correct
Answere: 68.84%
4. 
2011 Census covered how many
districts in India ?
(1)  
610
(2)  
620
(3)  
630
(4)  
640
Correct Answere:
640
5. 
As per 2011 census, the literacy
rate among Indians ?
(1)
67.04%
(2)
68.04%
(3)
71.04%
(4)
74.04%
Correct
Answere: 74.04%
6. 
According to 2011 census, the
literacy rate of India ?
(1)
70.04
(2)
71.04
(3)
74.04
(4)
76.04
Correct
Answere: 74.04
7. 
According to 2011 census, the Union
Territory of India with lowest literacy rate ?
(1)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(2)
Chandigarh
(3)
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
(4)
Puducherry
Correct
Answere: Dadra & Nagar Haveli
 8. 
According to 2011 census, the
literacy rate among women in India ?

(1) 65.46
(2) 66.46
(3)
67.46
(4)
62.46
Correct
Answere: 65.46
9. 
According to 2011 census, the
literacy rate among men in India ? (1) 82.14
(2)
84.14
(3)
85.14
(4) 86.14
Correct
Answere: 82.14
10. 
According to 2011 census, the most
populous India city ?
(1)  
Banglore
(2)  
Calcutta
(3)  
Delhi
(4)  
Mumbai
Correct
Answere: Mumbai
11.  As per 2011
census, the literacy rate in India is ?
(1)
71.04%
(2)
72.04%
(3)
73.04%
(4)
74.04%
Correct Answere:
74.04%
12. 
As per 2011 census, the number of
women per 1,000 men in India is ?
(1) 920
(2)
930
(3)
940
(4)
950
Correct Answere:
940
13. 
As per 2011 census, the percent of
urban population in total population in
India ?
(1)
31.36%
(2)
33.36%
(3)
35.36%
(4)
37.36%
Correct
Answere: 31.36%
14. 
The National Commission on
population is headed by ?
(1)  
Prime Minister
(2)  
President
(3)  
Home Minister
(4)   Registrar
General of India Correct Answere: Prime Minister
15. As compared to Census 2001, which
are the 3 states to have recorded major decline in the sex ration ?
(1)  
J & K, Bihar, Gujarat
(2)  
J & K, Bihar, UP

(3)  
Punjab, Haryana, Asom

(4)   Punjab,
Haryana, Rajasthan Correct Answere: J & K, Bihar, Gujarat
16. 201-2011 is the first decade, with
the exception of __, to add lesser population compared to the previous decade ?
(1)  
1900-1910
(2)  
1870-1880
(3)  
1911-1921
(4)  
1921-1931
Correct
Answere: 1911-1921
17. __is the Census Commissoner, under
whose guidance the 2011 Census has been conducted ?
(1)  
D K Sikri
(2)  
J K Banthia
(3)  
Dr C Chandramouli
(4)  
Dr M Vijayanunni
Correct Answere:
Dr C Chandramouli
18.
2011 Census is Indias’s ___ Census since independence and__ since 1872 ?
(1)  
7th, 15th
(2)  
15th, 30th
(3)  
8th, 10th
(4)  
6th, 16th
Correct
Answere: 7th, 15th
19. The latest
child sex ratio ___, is the lowest since independence ? (1) 900 : 1000
(2)  
916 : 1000
(3)  
914 : 1000
(4)  
920 : 1000
Correct
Answere: 914 : 1000
20.
Debang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh and Samba Valley J & K have ?
(1)  
Least population density
(2)  
Least adult sex ratio
(3)  
Least female literacy
(4)  
Least child sex ratio
Correct
Answere: Least population density
21.
Which among the following pairs is/are not correctly matched ?
(1)  
Mizoram : Highest child sex ratio
(2)  
Haryana : Lowest child sex ratio
(3)  
Kerala : Highest literacy rate
(4)  
Nagaland : Highest decennial growth
Correct Answere: Nagaland : Highest
decennial growth 22. __ was the Mascot of 2011 Indian Census ?
(1)  
A woman enumerator
(2)  
A helping hand symbol
(3)  
A child and mother
(4)  
A teddy bear
Correct
Answere: A woman enumerator

23.  The slogan of
Census 2011 was ?

(1)
One Census, Million Future
(2) Our Census,
Million Future
(3) One Census,
One Future
(4)
Our Census, Our Future
Correct
Answere: Our Census, Our Future
24. 
__is also called the “Year of
Great Divide” in the demographic history of India ?
(1)
1921
(2)
1901
(3)
1931
(4) 2011
Correct
Answere: 1921
25.  
Along with the highest sex ratio,
Kerala also has the dubious distinction of
highest ?
(1)
Transgenders
(2) Greying
population
(3)
Handicapped population
(4) Child
marriages
Correct
Answere: Greying population
26. 
The first ever Census in modern
human history was conducted by ?
(1)  
U K
(2)  
America
(3)  
New Zealand
(4)  
India
Correct Answere:
America
27. 
The decadal growth of population for
India as whole declined from__ in 1981-91 to __in 2001 – 11 ?
(1)
23.87, 17.61
(2)
17.61 , 10.61
(3)
20.87, 10.61
(4) 17.09, 9.61
Correct
Answere: 23.87, 17.61
28. 
The Scheduled Castes and the
Scheduled Tribes Constitute_ and __% of the Indian population ?
(1)
8.2%, 16.2%
(2)
16.2%, 20.2%
(3)
20.2%, 16.2%
(4)
16.2%, 8.2%
Correct
Answere: 16.2%, 8.2%
29. 
Prior to 2011 the caste census was
last conducted in the year ? (1) 1911
(2)  
1921
(3)  
1931
(4)  
1951
Correct
Answere: 1931
30.
The First Registrar General and Census Commissioner of Independent India was ?
(1)  
M W M Yeatts
(2)  
J H Hutton
(3)  
J T Marten
(4)  
E A Gait
Correct
Answere: M W M Yeatts
31. 
The First Indian Registrar General
and Census Commissioner of Independent India was ?
(1) Ashok Mitra
(2)
R B Chari
(3)
A R Nanda
(4)
R A Gopalaswami
Correct
Answere: R A Gopalaswami
32. 
The first modern regular census in
India, was started in 1881 by ?
(1)  
Lord Ripon
(2)  
Lord Lytton
(3)  
Lord Powell
(4)  
Lord Clive
Correct Answere:
Lord Ripon
33. 
The latest census commenced on ?
(1)
31 March, 2011
(2) 1 January,
2011
(3)
1 May, 2010
(4)
1 April, 2010
Correct
Answere: 1 May, 2010
34. 
Which one of the following pairs is
not correctly matched ?
(1)
Highest Sex Ratio – Kerala
(2) Lowest Sex
Ratio – Bihar
(3) Highest
Density – Delhi
(4)
Lowest Density – Sikkim
Correct
Answere: Lowest Density – Sikkim
35. 
Which one of the following pairs is
not correctly matched ?
(1)
District with highest sex ratio – Mane, Puducherry
(2)
District with lowest sex ratio – Daman, Daman and Diu
(3) District
with highest Child sex ratio – Lahaul spiti, Himachal Pradesh
(4)
District with least sex ratio – Karnal, Haryana
Correct
Answere: District with least sex ratio – Karnal, Haryana
36. 
Which one of the following pairs
is/are not correctly matched ? (1) Highest ST Population – Mizoram
(2)
Lowest ST Population – Goa
(3)
Highest SC Population – Punjab
(4)
Lowest SC Population – Haryana
Correct
Answere: Lowest SC Population – Haryana
37. 
As per 2011 Census report, which
among the following pairs is/are not correctly matched ?
(1)
Hindus – 80.5%
(2)
Muslims – 13.4%
(3)
Christians – 2.3%
(4)
Sikhs – 1.5%
Correct
Answere: Sikhs – 1.5%
38.  As per 2011
census, the population of Hyderabad city ?
(1) 74.49 Lakhs
(2)
75 .49 Lakhs
(3)
76 .49 Lakhs
(4)
77 .49 Lakhs
Correct
Answere: 77 .49 Lakhs
39. 
As per 2011 census, Indian city with
highest population ?
(1)
Bangalore
(2) Calcutta
(3)
Delhi
(4)
Mumbai
Correct
Answere: Delhi
40.  The Indian State
with lowest density of population, according to 2011 census ?
(1)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2) Himachal
Pradesh
(3)
Manipur
(4)
Nagaland
Correct
Answere: Arunachal Pradesh
41. 
The Indian Union Territory with
lowest literacy rate, according to 2011 census ?
(1)
Andaman – Nicobar
(2)
Chandigarh
(3) Dadra and
Nagar Haveli
(4)
Puducherry
Correct Answere:
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
42. 
The Indian State with highest
density of population, according to 2011 census ?
(1)
Bihar
(2)
Kerala
(3) West Bengal
(4)
Uttar Pradesh Correct Answere: Bihar
43. 
The population of India, according
to 2011 Census ?
(1)  
1,210,193,422
(2)  
1,200,193,422
(3)  
1,190,193,422
(4)  
1,100,193,422
Correct
Answere: 1,210,193,422
44. 
The Indian State with highest
population, according to 2011 Census ?
(1)
Andhra Pradesh
(2)
Maharashtra
(3)
West Bengal
(4)
Uttar Pradesh
Correct
Answere: Uttar Pradesh

 45. 
The Indian State with lowest
population, according to 2011 Census ?

(1)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2)  
Mizoram
(3)  
Nagaland
(4)  
Sikkim
Correct Answere:
Sikkim
46. 
The literacy rate of India,
according to 2011 Census ?
(1)
74.04%
(2)
72.04%
(3)
70.04%
(4)
68.04%
Correct
Answere: 74.04%
47.  The literacy of
women in India, according to 2011 census ?
(1)
62.46%
(2)
63.46%
(3)
64.46%
(4) 65.46%
Correct
Answere: 65.46%
48.  The Indian State
with highest literacy rate, according to 2011 census ?
(1)
Goa
(2)
Kerala
(3)
Mizoram
(4)
Tripura
Correct
Answere: Kerala
49.  The
Indian State with lowest literacy rate, according to 2011 census ? (1)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2)
Bihar
(3) Jharkhand
(4)
Rajasthan
Correct
Answere: Bihar
50. 
The Indian Union Territory in India
with highest literacy rate, according to 2011 census ? (1) Andaman – Nicobar
(2)
Chandigarh
(3)
Lakshadweep
(4)
Puducherry
Correct
Answere: Lakshadweep
51. 
The urban population in India
according to 2011 census ?
(1)  
31.36%
(2)  
32.36%
(3)  
33.46%
(4)  
33.36%
Correct
Answere: 31.36%
52.
Population of Hyderabad city, according to 2011 Census is ?
(1)  
65.49 Lakhs
(2)  
71.49 Lakhs
(3)  
72.49 Lakhs
(4)  
77.49 Lakhs
Correct Answere:
77.49 Lakhs

53.  The most
populous city in India, according to 2011 Census, is ? (1)

Bangalore
(2)
Kolkata
(3) Mumbai
(4) New Delhi
Correct
Answere: Mumbai
54. 
As per 2011 Census, the Indian State
with highest literacy rate is ?
(1)  
Goa
(2)  
Kerala
(3)  
Mizoram
(4)  
Tripura
Correct Answere:
Kerala
55. 
As per 2011 census, the literacy
rate in India is ?
(1)
73.03%
(2)
74.04%
(3) 75.05%
(4)
76.06%
Correct Answere:
74.04%
56. 
As per 2011 Census, females per 1000
males in India are ?
(1)
940
(2)
950
(3)
960
(4)
992
Correct
Answere: 940
57.  Number of
villages covered in 2011 Census of India is ?
(1)
6,20,867
(2) 6,30,867
(3)
6,40,867
(4)
6,42,867
Correct
Answere: 6,40,867
58.  As per 2011
Census, the total population of India is ?
(1)
1,210,193,422
(2)
1,310,193,422
(3)
1,410,193,422
(4)
1,110,193,422
Correct
Answere: 1,210,193,422
59. 
As per 2011 Census, the literacy
rate among males in India is ? (1) 71.05%
(2)
72.02%
(3)
73.03%
(4)
74.04%
Correct
Answere: 74.04%
60. 
As per 2011 Census, the rural
population in India companies___ of the total population ?
(1)
66.84%
(2)
67.84%
(3)
68.84%
(4) 69.84%
Correct
Answere: 68.84%
 61.  As per 2011
Census, the State in India with highest urban population is ?
(1)
Haryana
(2)
Madhya Pradesh
(3) Maharashtra
(4)
Uttar Pradesh
Correct
Answere: Maharashtra
62. 
As per 2011 Census, the Indian State
with highest literacy rate was ?
(1)  
Kerala
(2)  
Tripura
(3)  
Goa
(4)   Maharashtra
Correct Answere: Kerala
63.
According to 2011 Census, Urban population in India comprises ?
(1)  
31.36%
(2)  
32.36%
(3)  
33.36%
(4)  
34.36%
Correct
Answere: 31.36%
64.
According to 2011 census, the number of cities/towns over 10 lakhs population
each, in India is ?
(1)  
33
(2)  
43
(3)  
53
(4)  
63
Correct
Answere: 53
65. According to 2011 census, Hyderabad
occupies____ place in cities in term of population in India ?
(1)  
5th Place
(2)  
6th Place
(3)  
7th Place
(4)  
8th Place
Correct
Answere: 6th Place
66.
As per 2011 census, the literacy rate of Hyderabad district ?
(1)  
74.96%
(2)  
76.96%
(3)  
79.96%
(4)  
80.96%
Correct
Answere: 80.96%
67.
As per 2011 census, the literacy rate of Mahabood Nagar is ?
(1)  
52.06%
(2)  
54.06%
(3)  
55.06%
(4)  
56.06%
Correct
Answere: 56.06%     



68. 
As per 2011 census, number of women
per every 1000 men was in Andhra Pradesh?
(1) 982
(2) 972
(3)
974
(4)
992
Correct
Answere: 992
69. 
According to 2011 census, the
literacy rate females in India was ?
(1)  
65.46%
(2)  
67.66%
(3)  
78.24%
(4)  
82.14%
Correct Answere:
65.46%
70. 
Women literacy rate in India, as per
2011 Census, is ?
(1) 63.46
(2)
64.46
(3) 65.46
(4)
66.46
Correct
Answere: 65.46
71. 
Women to men ratio in India as per
2011 Census is ?
(1)
920 : 1000
(2)
930 : 1000
(3)
940 : 1000
(4) 980 : 1000
Correct
Answere: 940 : 1000
72.  As
per 2011 Census of India, percentage of the decadal growth of population (2011
– 2011) ?
(1)
12.28%
(2)
17.19%
(3) 17.64%
(4)
18.12%
Correct
Answere: 17.64%
73. 
As per 2011 Census, female literacy
rate in India is ?
(1)  
58.75%
(2)  
65.46%
(3)  
79.92%
(4)  
89.67%
Correct
Answere: 65.46%
74. 
According to 2011 Census, Indian
State in which maximum urban population
lives is
?

(1)
Gujarat
(2)
Kerala
(3)
Maharashtra
(4)
Tamil Nadu
Correct
Answere: Maharashtra
75. 
Main worker according to the Census
of India is a person who works for
how many days
in a year ?

(1)  
180 days
(2)  
183 days
(3)  
186 days
(4)  
189 days
Correct Answere:
183 days
76. 
The first census was conducted in
India in?
(1)
1872
(2)
1881
(3)
1891
(4) 1901
Correct
Answere: 1872
77. 
At Present Registrar General and
Census Commissioner of India?
(1)
P.Chidambaram
(2) G.K.Pillai
(3)
C.Chandramouli
(4)
G.E.Vahanvati
Correct
Answere: C.Chandramouli
78. 
Second most populous country in the
world?
(1)  
China
(2)  
India
(3)  
USA
(4)  
Indonesia
Correct Answere:
India
79. 
Most populous state in India?
(1) Uttar
Pradesh
(2)
Maharashtra
(3)
Bihar
(4)
West Bengal
Correct Answere:
Uttar Pradesh
80. 
Least populous state?
(1)  
Sikkim
(2)  
Mizoram
(3)  
Arunachal Pradesh
(4)  
Goa
Correct
Answere: Sikkim
81. 
Most populous Union Territory?
(1)
Delhi
(2)
Puducherry
(3)
Chandigarh
(4) Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Correct Answere: Delhi
82. 
Least populous Union Terri-tory?
(1)
Lakshadweep
(2)
Daman & Diu
(3)
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
(4)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Correct
Answere: Lakshadweep
81.The
population of India has increase decade 2001-11?

(1)
171
(2)
181
(3)
191
(4)
201
Correct
Answere: 181
83. 
Density of population is defi-ned as
the number of persons per square ?
(1)  
Millimetre
(2)  
Centimetre
(3)  
Decimetre
(4)  
Kilometre
Correct Answere:
Kilometre
85. 
As per Census 2011, the population
density of India?
(1) 325
(2)
382
(3)
482
(4)
582
Correct
Answere: 382
86. 
As per Census 2011, the population
density of Andhra Pradesh?
(1)
277
(2) 308
(3)
408
(4) 508
Correct
Answere: 308
87. 
Which state has become the most
densely populated state with 1102 persons per square kilometer?
(1) Bihar
(2)
West Bengal
(3)
Kerala
(4)
Uttar Pradesh Correct Answere: Bihar
88. 
Which state has least densely
populated state with 17 persons per square kilometer?
(1)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2)
Mizoram
(3)
Sikkim
(4)
Nagaland
Correct
Answere: Arunachal Pradesh
89. 
As per Census 2011, India’s Sex
Ratio is ?
(1)  
933
(2)  
940
(3)  
1084
(4)  
877
Correct Answere:
940


90.  Which state has
the highest sex ratio?
(1)
Kerala
(2) Haryana
(3) Andhra
Pradesh
(4)
Punjab
Correct
Answere: Kerala
91.  Which state has
the lowest sex ratio?
(1)
Haryana
(2)
Kerala
(3)
Tamil Nadu
(4)
Maharashtra
Correct
Answere: Haryana
92.  As per Census
2011, Population growth rate for the period (2001-11) ?
(1) 21.65%
(2)
17.64%
(3)
18.12%
(4)
17.19%
Correct
Answere: 17.64%
93.  As perCensus
2011, Andhra Pradesh density of population?
(1)  
382
(2)  
1102
(3)  
17
(4)  
308
Correct Answere:
308
94. 
As perCensus 2011, Andhra Pradesh
Population growth rate for the period (2001-11) ?
(1)
17.64%
(2)
11.10%
(3)
12.10%
(4)
13.10%
Correct
Answere: 11.10%
95.  Which of the
following pairings is wrong (State & Sex Ratio) ?
(1)  
Kerala – 1084
(2)  
Andhra Pradesh – 992
(3)  
Delhi – 866
(4)  
Haryana – 893
Correct
Answere: Haryana – 893
96. 
What was the estimated cost of
Census 2011?
(1)
11 Billion Rupees
(2)
22 Billion Rupees
(3)
11 Million Rupees
(4)
1 Billion Rupees
Correct
Answere: 22 Billion Rupees
97. 
Number of total number States/Union
territories recorded in Census 2011 was?
(1)
35

(2)  
27

(3)  
34
(4)  
31
Correct Answere:
35
98. 
Number of districts recorded in
Census was?
(1)
640
(2)
740
(3)
840
(4)
550
Correct
Answere: 640
99.  Which state
according to the Census 2011 is most populous ?
(1)
Uttar Pradesh
(2)
Maharashtra
(3)
Bihar
(4) West Bengal
Correct
Answere: Uttar Pradesh
100. Which state/UT
according to the Census 2011 is least populous?
(1)
Daman and Diu
(2)
Sikkim
(3)
Lakshadweep
(4)
A & N Islands
Correct
Answere: Daman and Diu
101. Which state has
recorded the highest sex ratio in state?
(1) Kerala
(2)
Mizoram
(3) Haryana
(4)
Punjab
Correct
Answere: Kerala
102.
As per 2011 Census, popultion in the
age group 0-6 years in India’s total population ?
(1)
13.12%
(2)
14.12%
(3)
15.12%
(4)
16.12%
Correct
Answere: 13.12%
103.
India has_____% of the world’s
geographical area and_____% of the world population ?
(1)
4, 8%
(2)
2.6, 16%
(3)
2.4 16%
(4)
3.2, 15%
Correct
Answere: 2.4 16% 

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