Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 9
Geography
Solutions
1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below. (i) Migrations change the number, distribution and composition of the population in:

Question:

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

(B) Both the area of departure and arrival

(C) The area of arrival

(D) None of the above

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

(A) high birth rates

(B) high death rates

(C) 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, 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)

Answer:

(i) (B) Both the area of departure and arrival, (ii) (A) high birth rates, (iii) (B) the number of persons added each year, (iv) (C) is 7 years old and can read and write any language with understanding

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