Want to share your experience? Share here

Census of India Previous Year Questions of CDSE Exam

SSBInsights Team
11 Nov 2017


2002 II

1          According to Census 2001, match List I (States) with List II (Sex ratio females per 1000 males) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists

                        List I (States)                                      List II (Sex ratio females)

            A         Bihar                                       1          975

B         Meghalaya                               2          934

C         Punjab                                     3          874

D         West Bengal                            4          921


A         B         C         D

(a)        4          1          3          2

(b)        4          3          1          2

(c)        2          3          1          4

(d)       2          1          3          4


2          Which one of the following states has the largest urban population?

            (a) Haryana     (b) Gujarat       (c) Tamil Nadu                        (d) West Bengal


3          The density of population in India, per sq km according to Census 2001 is

            (a) 304             (b) 324             (c) 344             (d) 364

2003 I

1          The density of population in the shaded area in the above map of India is


2          In which of the following states is the literacy rate more than national average as per Census 2001?

            (a) Andhra Pradesh     (b) Haryana     (c) Meghalaya (d) Rajasthan


3          According to Census 2001, which one of the following states has the highest population?

            (a) Assam        (b) Chhattisgarh                      (c) Jharkhand              (d) Punjab


4          Which one of the following states has the highest percentage of urban population as per Census 2001?

            (a) Gujarat       (b) Karnataka  (c) Maharashtra           (d) Tamil Nadu

2003 II

1          According to Census 2001, which amongst the following has lowest female literacy rate?

            (a) Chhattisgarh                      (b) Jharkhand              (c) Madhya Pradesh    (d) Rajasthan


2          As per Census 2001, which one among the following states has the largest population?

            (a) Gujarath     (b) Karnataka  (c)* Madhya Pradesh  (d) Rajasthan

2004 I

1          In which of the following is the female literacy rate highest?

            (a) Chandigarh                        (b) Delhi          (c) Mizoram     (d) Pondicherry


2          As per Census of India 2001, the minimum gap in male-female literacy rate anywhere in India has been observed in

            (a) Andhra Pradesh     (b) Kerala        (c) Madhya Pradesh    (d)* Mizoram


3          The decadal growth in the population of India during 1991-2001 is close to

            (a) 13%                        (b) 17%                       (c) 21.3%         (d) 25%


4          The growth rate of population during 1991-2001 is highest in

            (a) Bihar                      (b) Delhi          (c) Nagaland   (d) Uttar Pradesh       

2004 II

1          Which of the following is the correct sequence of the given Union Territories in the decreasing order of their areas?

            (a) Dadra and Nagar Haveli – Andaman and Nicobar – Daman and Diu

            (b) Andaman and Nicobar – Dadra and Nagar Haveli – Daman and Diu 

            (c) Daman and Diu - Andaman and Nicobar – Dadra and Nagar Haveli

            (d)  Dadra and Nagar Haveli – Daman and Diu - Andaman and Nicobar

2005 I

1          In India, which one of the following has the lowest density of population as per Census 2001?

            (a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands – 43          (b) Arunachal Pradesh – 13    (c) Mizoram – 42

            (d) Sikkim – 76


2          Consider the following statements:

            As per Census 2001, in India,

            I           more than one third of the total population is urban

            II         at the national level, the expectation of life at birth is more for males than females

            Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

            (a) I only         (b) II only        (c) both I and II                      (d) neither I nor II


1          What is the median age (approximately) of the Indian population?

            (a) 25 years      (b) 29 years     (c) 32 years      (d) 35 years

2007 I

1          Which one of the following is the correct sequence of Union Territories of India in the increasing order of their area?

            (a) Pondicherry-Lakshadweep-Chandigarh-Andaman and Nicobar Islands

            (b) Lakshadweep-Chandigarh-Andaman and Nicobar Islands- Pondicherry

            (c) Lakshadweep-Chandigarh-Pondicherry- Andaman and Nicobar Islands

            (d) Pondicherry--Chandigarh-Andaman and Nicobar Islands-Lakshadweep


2          Which of the following States/UTs of the country has more than 50% tribal population of the total population?

            (a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands                  (b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli   (c) Himachal Pradesh 

(d) Pondicherry

2007 II

1                    As per Census 2001 what is the approximate percentage of Scheduled Tribe population in India?

(a) 4%              (b) 5%             (c) 7%              (d) 8%


2                    Which of the following Union Territories recorded the highest literacy rate as per Census 2001?

(a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands                  (b) Lakshdweep                      (c) Chandigarh                        (d) Puducherry


3                    Which one of the following states recorded the highest percentage of Scheduled Caste population to its total population as per census 2001?

(a) Uttar Pradesh                     (b) Bihar          (c) Himachal Pradesh              (d) Punjab

2009 I

1          Assertion A  Physiological density is preferable to Arithmetic density as an index of population density.

            Reason R      Physiological density is based on arable land while arithmetic density is based on total area.

            (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)


2          Which one among the following states has the highest gender disparity?

      (a) Orissa         (b) Uttar Pradesh                    (c) Haryana     (d) Maharashtra


3          In which of the following Ministries the census organization has been functioning on a permanent footing since


            (a) Health and Family Welfare           (b) Home Affairs        (c) Social Justice and Empowerment  (d) HRD

2009 II

1          Which one of the following statements regarding Census 2001 is NOT correct?

            (a) Kerala occupies the top spot in the country both in male literacy rate and female literacy rate

            (b) Female literacy rate in Jharkhand is more than that of Bihar

            (c) Density of population in Andaman and Nicobar is lowest in India

            (d) Uttar Pradesh ranked first in terms of percentage of state population to the total population of India


2011 II

1          According to the Census 2011, which one among the following Union Territories has the least population?

            (a) Daman and Diu     (b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli   (c) Lakshadweep                     (d) Puducherry

2013 II

1          Which one among the following may be considered a reason for India having ‘high dependency’ ratio?

            (a) High rate of population growth                

(b) Large section of population is in the age group of 0-14 years

            (c) High percentage of population in the age group of 15-59 years

            (d) Low pace of human resource development

2014 I

1          ‘Population Dividend’ refers to

            (a) Total Number of  population                                             (b) Youthful age structure of the population 

            (c) Relatively high proportion of experience aged people      (d) Migration from richer region to poorer region

2015 I

1          Consider the following Indian States

            1 Chhattisgarh             2 Telangana     3 Andhra Pradesh                   4 Uttarakhand             5 Tamil Nadu

            Which among the States given above are the largest and smallest respectively (in terms of geographical area) ?

            (a) 3 and 4       (b) 3 and 2       (c) 1 and 4       (d) 2 and 5                             

 Discuss Below

" data-numposts="5">

SSB Interview: The Complete Guide - by Cdr N K Natarajan

Pathfinder CDS Examination Conducted by UPSC

AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) 2018

Pathfinder for NDA & NA Examination by UPSC

Objective General English for NDA , CDSE , AFCAT

Subscribe for Latest Notifications Subscribe

Load More