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1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives gven below.

(1) Migrations change the number, distribution and composit

1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives gven below.

(1) Migrations change the number, distribution and composition of the

population in

(a) the area of departure (e) both the area of departure and arrival

(b) the area of arrival

(d) none of the above

(11) 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

(111) 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, 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)

## Answers ( )

Answers:–1) Migration change the number, distribution and composition of the population in

Ans) ( c)

Boththeareaofdepartureandarrival• Migration is defined as the movement of people across the region whether it is a country, state, district etc.

• So when people move from one place to another place then it affects the population of both the sides that is the place of departure and the place of arrival.

2) A large proportion of children in a population is a result of

Ans) ( a )

Highbirthrates• Birth rate is defined as the proportion of live birth as per 1000 of population in that particular year .

• If the birth rate is high then it will result into high population and the causes of high birth rates are better health facilities, education etc.

3) The magnitude of population growth refers to

Ans) ( b)

Thenumberofpersonaddedeachyear.• Magnitude of the population is the defined as the no of persons added in that particular year.

• We can find the magnitude of the population by subtracting the previous year population from the currently year population.

4) According to the census, A ” literate person is one who

Ans) ( c)

is7yearsoldandcanreadandwriteanylanguagewithunderstanding• A literate person is the one whose age is 7 and above and can read and write in any language with understanding considered

literate• Literacy rate is the number of people as a proportion of population in that particular area whose age is 7 and above and can read and write in any language with understanding. The literacy rate of India is 74.4 % in 2011