# GK Question and Answer on Census 2011: Population Growth of India

19-JUN-2017 12:42

It is observed that exams held in the past always have some questions based on the Census 2011. So to cater the upcoming exams we made this set of 10 questions based on the “population growth of India” from 2001 to 2011. This set also contains answers and explanation of the questions.

1. Which of the following is the state has negative population growth is according to Census 2011?

(A) Kerala

(B) Nagaland

(C) Goa

Explanation: According to census 2011, Nagaland's population growth rate is - 0.58%.

2. According to Census 2011, which state has the highest population growth rate?

(A) Meghalaya

(C) Bihar

(D) Chhattisgarh

Explanation: According to Census 2011, Meghalaya's population growth rate (27.95%) has been the highest in all the states.

3. According to Census 2011, what was the population growth rate of India from 2001 to 2011?

(A) 7.28%

(B) 21.8%

(C) 11.25%

(D) 17.72%

Explanation: According to Census 2011, the population of India has increased from 17.71% in 2001 to 2011.

4. According to Census 2011, which union territory has the highest population growth rate between 2001 to 2011?

(A) Daman and Diu

(B) Puducherry

(D) Delhi

Explanation: The highest population growth rate has been in Dadra and Nagar Haveli (55.88%) followed by Daman and Diu.

5. Which of the following statements is not correct in the context of Census 2011?

(A) Population of Andaman and Nicobar is the lowest among Census 2011.

(B) Kerala's population growth rate is highest in all states.

(C) Goa's population growth rate has been lower than India's population growth rate during 2001 to 2011.

(D) The population growth rate of Assam has been almost the same as the population growth rate of India during 2001 to 2011.

Explanation: Kerala's population growth rate is the lowest (4.91%) of all states.

6. Which of the following states has the highest population growth rate?

(A) West Bengal

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Uttarakhand

Explanation: Uttar Pradesh has the highest population growth rate of 20.23% among all the state given in the option.

7. Which of the following state has the lowest population growth rate?

(A) Goa

(D) Kerala

Explanation: Kerala's population growth rate is the lowest (4.91%) among all states.

8. Which of the following state's population growth rate is around or equal to India's population growth rate?

(A) Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Assam

Explanation: The population growth rate of Chandigarh, Uttarakhand and Assam is around or equal to India's population growth rate (17%)

9. According to Census 2011, which union territory has the lowest population growth rate?

(B) Andaman and Nicobar

(C) Delhi

(D) Chandigarh

Explanation: Lakshadweep's population growth rate is the lowest in all Union Territories of 6.30%.

10. What percentage of the total population of India lives in Uttar Pradesh?

(A) 20%

(B) 16%

(C) 11%

(D) 9%

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