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23. Which among the following is the crux of the ‘multiple nuclei model’ proposed by C.D Harris and Edward Ullman?

(1) Few cities forming growth nuclei

(2) One city with multiple growth points

(3) Few Small towns considered as growth nuclei

(4) Cities and towns together from a growth nucleus

24. According to population census of India, which of the following state has recorded the largest state of widow population?

(1) Assam

(2) Kerala

(3) Gujarat

(4) Orissa

25. Assuming and as population size at the beginning and end of the year 2000, the denominator to measure crude death rate should be:



(3) Mid –year population of the year 2000

(4) Person –years lived in the year 2000

26. Which one is the lowest population size class identified for the rural settlement by the Census of India, 2011?

(1) Less than

(2) Less than

(3) Less than

(4) Less than

27- Match the world /International days shown in list-1 with their dates of celebration shown in List – 2:

Match the following list


List -2

(a) National Safe Motherhood day

(i) April 7

(b) World population day

(ii) April 11

(c) World health Day

(iii) June 5

(d) World environment Day

(iv) July 11

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(1) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

(2) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

(3) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)

(4) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)

28. What is the most recent period for which data on “Maternal mortality ratio’ is available?

(1) 2010 - 2012

(2) 2012 - 2014

(3) 2014 - 2016

(4) 2016 - 2018

29. Match the countries shown in list-1 with their ranking in terms of their population density (2018) shown in list- 2:

Match the following list



(a) Bangladesh

(i) 1

(b) China

(ii) 2

(c) Hong Kong

(iii) 3

(d) India

(iv) 4

(e) Singapore

(v) 5

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

(1) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii) (v)

(2) (iii) (v) (ii) (i) (iv)

(3) (v) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

(4) (i) (ii) (iv) (v) (iii)

Answer questions on the basis of the following diagram:

The basic

The Basic

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= Skilled population



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= Doctors



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= Married population

30. Which among the following depicts Zone A?

(1) Skilled, married and doctor

(2) Married and doctor

(3) Not skilled doctor

(4) Skilled doctor