SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Growth rate of population was very high during the period 1951 -81. Some reasons are given.
    1. High birth rate
    2. Decline in death rate at a faster rate as compared to decline in birth rate
    3. Both
    4. None
    Which of the reasons are correct?

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The demographic history' of India during the twentieth century can be charted and classified into following four distinct phases. 1. Period of Stagnant Population (1901 -1921) 2. Period of Steady Growth (1921-1951) 3. Period of Rapid High Growth (1951-1981) 4. Period of High Growth with Definite Signs of Slowing Down (1981-2001) Average annual exponential growth rate (percent) was 1.64% m 2011 compared to 1.97 in 2001 and 2.16 in 1991.

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