A) If number of village equals the number of hamlets in an area unit, the settlement is designated as Semi-compact settlement
B) If the number of villages equals more than half of the hamlets, it is Semi-compact settlement
C) If the number of villages is equal to half of hamlet number, it is a semi-compact settlement
D) If the number of village is less than half the number of hamlets, the settlement is regarded as Semi-compact settlement
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] Semi-compact Settlement; If the number of villages equal more than half of the hamlets, it is semi-compact settlement. These are found both in plains and plateaus depending upon the environmental conditions prevailing there. The dwelling in such settlements are not very closely knitted and are huddled together at one common site. It covers more area than the compact settlement, the hamlets occupy new site near the periphery of the village boundary.
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