GK Question and Answer on Census 2011: Quiz on Sex Ratio in India

After evaluating the importance of the questions based on the Indian census 2011, we made this quiz of 10 questions based on the sex ratio in Indian states. This set has the answers and explanation of the questions. We hope that this quiz will help a lot to competitors preparing for IAS / PCS / SSC / CDS and other competitive exams.
Created On: Jun 23, 2017 18:10 IST

After evaluating the importance of the questions based on the Indian census 2011, we made this quiz of 10 questions based on the sex ratio in Indian states. This set has the answers and explanation of the questions. We hope that this quiz will help a lot to competitors preparing for IAS / PCS / SSC / CDS and other competitive exams.

CENSUS 2011 QUIZ

1. According to India's census 2011, how much is India's sex ratio?

(A) 940

(B) 930

(C) 943

(D) 935

Answer C

Explanation: According to India's census 2011, sex ratio of India is 943.

2. Which of the following is not well-matched?

(A) Uttar Pradesh:          Sex ratio 935

(B) Bihar:                      Sex ratio 918

(C) Madhya Pradesh:      Sex ratio 931

(D) Kerala:                    Sex ratio 1084

Answer B

Explanation: According to India's census 2011, Uttar Pradesh has a sex ratio of 912.

3. Which state is the lowest sex ratio in India?

(A) Haryana

(B) Punjab

(C) Jammu and Kashmir

(D) Assam

Answer A

Explanation: Haryana has the lowest sex ratio in India i.e.879.

4. Which of the following Union Territories has the lowest sex ratio?

(A) Daman and Diu

(B) Chandigarh

(C) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Answer A

Explanation: India Daman and Diu has lowest sex ratio i.e.618.

5. Which of the following statements is not correct?

(A) Sex ratio of Nagaland and Madhya Pradesh is equal.

(B) Chandigarh's sex ratio is higher than Haryana.

(C) India's sex ratio is 943.

(D) Uttar Pradesh's sex ratio is lower than India's sex ratio.

Answer B

Explanation: Chandigarh's sex ratio is 818 whereas Haryana's sex ratio is 879.

 6. Which of the following Union Territories has highest sex ratio in India?

(A) Daman and Diu

(B) Lakshadweep

(C) Puducherry

(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Answer C

Explanation:  The Union Territory of Puducherry has sex ratio of 1037 which is highest among all union territories in India.

7. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh (sex ratio): 958

(B) Gujarat (sex ratio)                : 940

(C) Odisha (sex ratio)                : 979

(D) Delhi (sex ratio)                   :  868

Answer D

Explanation: Delhi's sex ratio is 868.

8. According to Census 2011, what is the correct descending order of sex ratio in states?

(A) Kerala> Tamil Nadu> Andhra Pradesh> Chhattisgarh

(B) Kerala> Chhattisgarh> Andhra Pradesh> Madhya Pradesh

(C) Kerala> Andhra Pradesh> Chhattisgarh> Tamil Nadu

(D) Kerala> Chhattisgarh> Bihar> Tamil Nadu

Answer A

Explanation: Kerala's sex ratio is 1084, Tamil Nadu's sex ratio is 996, Andhra Pradesh's 993 and Chhattisgarh's 991.

9. How much was India's sex ratio in 2001 census?

(A) 940

(B) 918

(C) 933

(D) 928

Answer C

Explanation: India's sex ratio was 933 in 2001 census.

10. How sex ratio is measured?

(A) According to the number of women on 100 men

(B) According to the number of women on 1000 men

(C) According to the number of girls on 1000 boys

(D) According to the number of men on 1000 women

Answer B

Explanation: According to the number of women on 1000 men.

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