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Chapter – 6


In this post, we have given the Important Questions of Class 9 Social Science Chapter 6 (Population) in English. These Important Questions are useful for the students who are going to appear in Class 9 exams.

BoardCBSE Board, UP Board, JAC Board, Bihar Board, HBSE Board, UBSE Board, PSEB Board, RBSE Board
ClassClass 9
SubjectSocial Science
Chapter no.Chapter 6
Chapter Name(Population)
CategoryClass 9 Social Science Important Questions in English
Class 9 Social Science Chapter 6 Population Important Questions in English

Very Short Answer Type Questions (1 Mark each)

Q1. Who are the producers and consumers of earth’s resources?

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Ans. Human being

Q2. Mention the factor that plays significant role in changing the composition and distribution of population.

Ans. Migration

Q3. Which state has negative growth of population, according to Census 2011?

Ans. Nagaland -0.58%

Q4. According to Census 2011, which state has highest growth rate?

Ans. Meghalaya 27.95 %

Q5. According to Census 2011, which Union territory has highest growth rate during 2001-2011?

Ans. Dadra and Nagar Haveli 55.88%

Q6. Which state has lowest growth is according to Census 2011?

Ans. Kerala 4.91%

Q7. What is Sex ratio?

Ans. No. of females per 1000 male

Q8. What is the population density of India?

Ans. 382 per square kilometer

Q9. Which state is the most populous state of India?

Ans. Uttar Pradesh

Q10. When was the first official census in india held?

Ans. 1881

Q11. What is the slogan of census 2011?

Ans. ‘Our census, our future’


Short/Long Answer Type Questions (3/5 Marks)

Q1. Discuss the important components of population.


  • Sex ratio
  • Literacy rate
  • Health
  • Skills

Q2. What are the reasons for gradual decline in the rate of population growth?


  • literacy rate
  • health facilities
  • family planning programme

Q3. Discuss the basic features of population?


  • Population size and density
  • Population dispersion
  • Age structure
  • Birth rate
  • Death rate

Q4. What are notable determinants of the population’s social and economic structure?

Ans. Consequently, the number and percentage of a population found within the children, working age and aged groups are notable determinants of the population’s social and economic structure.

  • Children (below 15 years): They are economically unproductive and need to be provided with food, clothing, education, and medical care.
  • Working Age (15-59): They are economically productive and biologically reproductive. They comprise the working population.
  • Aged (59 years): They can be economically productive though they may have retired and they may be working voluntarily.

Q5. Discuss the activities under the sector of the economy.

Ans. The distribution of the population according to different types of occupation is referred to as the occupational structure. Occupations are generally classified as primary, secondary, and tertiary. These are:

  • Primary activities include agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, fishing, mining and quarrying etc.
  • Secondary activities include manufacturing industry, building if. and construction work etc.
  • Tertiary activities include transport, communications, commerce, administration and other services.

Q6. Explain the process of the census.

Ans. Census is the most credible source of information on demographic, social and economic statistical data regarding the population. The process of the census are following:

  • Collecting
  • Compilling
  • Analysing
  • Evaluating
  • Publishing
  • Disseminating

Q7. Discuss the main reasons responsible for migration.


  • Employment
  • Business
  • Educaton
  • Marriage
  • Natural disaste

Q8. Suggest the step or measures to control the population growth of India.


  • Raising the status of women
  • Spread of education
  • More employment opportunities for women
  • Urbanisation
  • Family planning measures.

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