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The density of the population in an area is measured by the number of

(a) persons

(b) children

(c) families

(d) houses

Solution: (a)
For humans, population density is the number of people per unit of area usually per square kilometer or mile (which may include or exclude cultivated or potentially productive area). Commonly this may be calculated for a county, city, country, another territory, or the entire world.

The maximum number of sugar factories are located in :

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Bihar

(d) Assam

Solution: (a)
There were a total number of 571 sugar factories in India as on March 31,2005 compared to 138 during1950-51. These 571 sugar mills produce a total quantity of 19.2 million tonnes (MT). Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of sugar factories followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka.

In which of the following States, is Child Sex Ratio as per the provisional results of the 2011 Census, the lowest?

(a) Haryana

(b) Punjab

(c) Bihar

(d) Uttar Pradesh

Solution: (a)
Notably, Punjab and Haryana, which have traditionally seen low sex ratio, have recorded an increasing trend but still remained at the bottom of the list. Haryana has 834 female children and Punjab 846 against per 1000 male child. Haryana’s Jhajjar (774 females) and Mahendragarh (778 females) districts have the lowest sex ratio.

The largest Union Territory of India is

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Puducherry

(c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(d) Lakshadweep

Solution: (c)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the largest Union Territory among the given options with an area of 8,249 km2 . Chandigarh: 114 km2 ; Puducherry: 490 km2 ; and Lakshadweep: 30 km2 .

Which state of India shows the lowest population as per Census 2011?

(a) Manipur

(b) Tripura

(c) Puducherry

(d) Sikkim

Solution: (d)
As per the 2011 Census, Total population in Sikkim: 6,10,577; Tripura: 36,73,917; Puducherry: 12,47,953; and Manipur: 28,55,794.