NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Social Science Contemporary India Unit 6

Population Class 9

Unit 6 Population Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 60

Q1 :  

Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

(i) Migrations change the number, distribution and composition of the population in

(a) The area of departure

(c) Both the area of departure and arrival

(b) The area of arrival

(d) None of the above

(ii) A large proportion of children in a population is a result of

(a) high birth rates

(c) high death rates

(b) high life expectancies

(d) more married couples

(iii) The magnitude of population growth refers to

(a) The total population of an area

(b) The number of persons added each year

(c) The rate at which the population increases

(d) The number of females per thousand males

(iv) According to the Census 2001, a “literate“ person is one who

(a) Can read and write his/her name

(b) Can read and write any langu


Answer :

(i)Migrations change the number, distribution and composition of the population in

(a) The area of departure

(c) Both the areas of departure and arrival

(b) The area of arrival

(d) None of the above

(ii)A large proportion of children in a population is a result of

(a) high birth rates

(c) high death rates

(b) high life expectancies

(d) more married couples

(iii)The magnitude of population growth refers to

(a) The total population of an area

(b) The number of persons added each year

(c) The rate at which the population increases

(d) The number of females per thousand males

(iv)According to the Census 2001, a “literate“ person is one who

(a) Can read and write his/her name

(b) Can read and write any language

(c) Is 7 years old and can read and write any language with understanding

(d) Knows the 3 'R's (reading, writing, arithmetic)

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Q2 :  

Answer the following questions briefly.

(i) Why is the rate of population growth in India declining since 1981?

(ii) Discuss the major components of population growth.

(iii) Define age structure, death rate and birth rate.

(iv) How is migration a determinant factor of population change?


Answer :

(i) Since 1981, birth rates have been declining gradually. As a result, there has been a gradual decline in the rate of population growth.

(ii) The major components of population growth are natural increase of population and immigration. Natural increase of a population is the difference between the birth rates and the death rates in that population. Immigration refers to the inflow of people into a region from other regions.

(iii) The age structure of a population refers to the number of people in different age groups in that population.

Death rate is the number of deaths per thousand persons in a year.

Birth rate is the number of live births per thousand persons in a year.

(iv) Migration is the movement of people across regions and territories. It is a determinant factor of population change as it changes the demographics (size and composition) of both the areas of departure and arrival.

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Q3 :  

Distinguish between population growth and population change.


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Q4 :  

What is the relation betweenoccupational structure and development?


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Q5 :  

What are the advantages of having a healthy population?


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Q6 :  

What are the significant features of the National Population Policy 2000?


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