# The World Population Distribution Density and Growth MCQs Class 12 Geography

Please refer to Chapter 2 The World Population Distribution Density and Growth MCQ Class 12 Geography with answers below. These multiple-choice questions have been prepared based on the latest NCERT book for Class 12 Geography. Students should refer to MCQ Questions for Class 12 Geography with Answers to score more marks in Grade 12 Geography exams. Students should read the chapter The World Population Distribution Density and Growth and then attempt the following objective questions.

## MCQ Questions Class 12 Chapter 2 The World Population: Distribution, Density and Growth

The The World Population Distribution Density and Growth MCQ Class 12 Geography provided below covers all important topics given in this chapter. These MCQs will help you to properly prepare for exams.

Question. Total population of the world at the beginning of 21 st century was
a. 5 billion
b. 6 billion
c. 7 billion
d. 4 billion

Ans.

B

Question. Which one of the following is not a fact?
a. Human population increased more than ten times during the past 500 years
b. Nearly 80 million people are added to the world population each year
c. It took 100 years for the population to rise from five billion to six billion
d. Population growth is high in the first stage of demographic transition.

Ans.

C

Question. Which one of the following continents has the highest growth of population:
a. Africa
b. South America
c. Asia
d. North America.

Ans.

A

Question. The continent that has the highest growth rate of population
a. Africa
b. South America
c. Asia
d. North America

Ans.

Question. Which is the most populated country?
a. China
b. India
c. Russia
d. Germany

Ans.

A

Question. Population increased by the difference between births and deaths in a particular region between two
points of time
a. Growth of population
b. Natural Growth of population
c. Positive Growth of population
d. Negative Growth of population

Ans.

Question. What is the present growth rate of population in the world?
a. 1.0%
b. 1.2%
c. 1.4%
d. 1.6%

Ans.

B

Question. Which one of the following is not a component of population change
a.` Birth rateb. Sex ratio`
c. Death rate
d. Migration

Ans.

Question. The continent that has the lowest growth rate of population
a. Africa
b. South America
c. Asia
d. Europe

Ans.

D

Question. Which continent has the highest growth rate of population in the world in 2010¬2015?
a. Asia
b. Africa
c. North America
d. Europe

Ans.

B

Question. Which of the following is not an area of sparse population?
a. Atacama
b. South East Asia
c. Equatorial region
d. Polar region

Ans.

B

Question. Which of these statements is not true?
a. Human population increase more than ten times in the past 500 years.
b. Human population rose from 5 billion to 6 billion in 100 years.
c. It took more than a million years for the human population to attain the one billion mark.
d. In the twentieth century itself the human population has increased four times.

Ans.

B

Question. The country having lowest growth rate of population
a. Norway
b. Germany
c. Estonia
d. Latvia

Ans.

C

Question. Which of the following is not one of the most populous countries?
a. India
b. China
c. Norway
d. Brazil

Ans.

C

Question. Which country has the highest density of population in the world
a. India
b. China
c. USA
d. Singapore

Ans.

D

Question. Which one of the following is not an area of sparse population?
a. The Atacama
b. Equatorial Region
c. South-East Asia
d. Polar Regions

Ans.

C

Question. Which of the following is not a push factor?
a. Water shortage
b. Un employment
c. Medical facilities
d. Epidemics

Ans.

C

Question. Which of the following is not a pull factor ?
a. Water shortage
b. employment
c. Medical facilities
d. Educational facilities

Ans.

A

Question. The ten most populated countries have a world population:
a. 50%
b. 60%
c. 70%
d. 80%

Ans.

B

Question. What was the world population at the beginning of the 21st century?
a. Over 2.1 billion
b. Over 6 billion
c. Over 7.2 billion
d. Over 9.1 billion

Ans.

B

Question. Which country has the highest density of population?
a. China
b. India
c. Singapore
d. Indonesia

Ans.

C

Question. Which of these statements is not true?
a. Human population increase more than ten times in the past 500 years.
b. Human population rose from 5 billion to 6 billion in 100 years.
c. It took more than a million years for the human population to attain the one billion mark.
d. In the twentieth century itself the human population has increased four times.

Ans.

B

Question. What is the present growth rate of population in the world?
a. 1.0%
b. 1.2%
c. 1.4%
d. 1.6%

Ans.

B

Question. Which one of the following is not an area of sparse population?
a. The Atacama
b. Equatorial Region
c. South-East Asia
d. Polar Regions

Ans.

C

Question. How many people are added to the world population every year?
a. 6 crore
b. 7 crore
c. 8 crore
d. 10 crore

Ans.

C

Question. Which one of the following is not an area of the sparse population?
a. The Atacama
b. Equatorial Region
c. South-East Asia
d. Polar Regions

Ans.

C

Question. Which of the following is not one of the most populous countries?
a. India
b. China
c. Norway
d. Brazil

Ans.

C

Question. Which are the components of population change?
a. Birth rate
b. Death rate
c. Migration
d. All of these

Ans.

D

Question. Which of the following is not a push factor for migration?
a. Climate
b. Unemployment
c. Epidemics
d. Security of life

Ans.

D

Question. Who said “Asia has many places where people are few but few places where people are many”?
a. George B. Cressey
b. Ralph waldo
c. Thomas Malthus
d. None of the following

Ans.

A

Question. Which continent has highest population density?
a. Europe
b. Australia
c. Asia
d. Northern America

Ans.

C

Question. Out of top 10 countries how may countries are in Asia?
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6

Ans.

D

Question. What is the growth of population of India?
a. 18.15 crores
b. 20 crores
c. 17.8 crores
d. none of the above

Ans.

A

Question. hat was the reason behind high death rate in first stage of demographic transition?
a. Epidemic
b. Variable food supply
c. Both a and b
d. None of the above

Ans.

C

Question. The theory (1798) which states that the number of people will increase faster than food supply was stated by ___________?
a. George B. Cressey
b. Ralph waldo
c. Thomas Malthus
d. None of the following

Ans.

C

Question. How many years it took to rise from 5 billion population to 6billion population?
a. 1 year
b. 20 years
c. 4 years
d. 12 years

Ans.

D

Question. The average density of population of IndIa (2011) is per km.
a. 216
b. 382
c. 221
d. 324

Ans.

B

Question. Which state has the highest sex ratio?
a. Kerala
c. Odisha

Ans.

A

Question. Where does India rank as a world population?
a. First
b. Second
c. Fifth
d. Seventh

Ans.

B

Question. What is life expectancy in India?
a. 55 years
b. 60 years
c. 66 years
d. 70 years

Ans.

C

Question. Which one of the following is the largest group of India?
a. Sino-Tibetan
b. Austric
c. Indo-Aryan
d. Dravidian

Ans.

C

Question. India’s population as per the 2011 census is:
a. 1028 million
b. 3287 million
c. 3182 million
d. 1210 million

Ans.

D

Question. Which one of the following states has the highest density of population in India?
a. West Bengal
c. Kerala
d. Bihar

Ans.

D

Question. refers to the way in which the population is spaced out all over the world.
a. Density of population
b. Population distribution
c. Population expansion
d. Population explosion

Ans.

B

Question. The population of the world is:
a. Equally distributed
b. Sparsely distributed
c. Unevenly distributed
d. Haphazardly distributed

Ans.

C

Question. Those factors which make the place of origin seem less attractive are known as:
a. pull factors
b. push factors
c. immigration factors
d. Economic factors

Ans.

B

Question. World population exploded in the eighteenth century after the:
a. World War I
b. World War II
c. Civil War
d. Industrial Revolution

Ans.

D

Question. Which country in the world has the lowest growth rate of population ?
a. Lebnon
b. Iraq
c. Iran
d. Syria

Ans.

D

Question. The expanding world trade during the sixteenth and seventeenth century, set the stage for:
a. Outbreak of pandemic
b. rapid population growth
c. drastic drop on population growth
d. unrest all across the globe

Ans.

B

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