Most important Mcqs about demography of pakistan 2020

Most important Mcqs about demography of pakistan 2020

Most important Mcqs about demography of pakistan 2020. These are most important Mcqs about demography of pakistan. Many of them are reapeted Mcqs in past papers. These Mcqs are given from the General Knowledege book. These Mcqs will help to preapare you for any tests in pakistan.
1. According to 1998 Census the total population increased
over the last census held in 1981 by:
(a) 44.98% (b) 54.98%
(c) 64.98% (d) 74.98%
2. The 1998 Census showed the average growth rate of ______
as against 3.06% during 1972-81.
(a) 0.61% (b) 1.61%
(c) 2.61% (d) 3.61%
3. According to 1998 Census there is a decline in the rate of
population growth in all areas except:
(a) Islamabad (b) FATA
(c) Northern Areas (d) None of the above
4. In the 1998 Census, the proportion of population declined
marginally in Punjab from 56.1% to:
(a) 77.6% (b) 66.6%
(c) 55.6% (d) 44.6%
5. The overall urban population at the national level has
increased from 28.3% in 1981 to ______ in 1998.
(a) 48.5% (b) 50.2%
(c) 22.5% (d) 32.5%
6. According to 1998 Census every third person now lives in a:
(a) Village (b) District
(c) City (d) Province
7. According to 1998 Census which area has the lowest urban
proportion:
(a) Islamabad (b) FATA
(c) Northern Areas (d) None of above
8. The proportion of population declined in FATA from 2.6% to
______.
(a) 2.3% (b) 2.4%
(c) 2.5% (d) 2.6%
9. The 1998 Census showed a greater trend towards:
(a) Ruralization (b) Urbanization
(c) Remained same (d) None of the above
10. Sindhs three major cities, Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur
account for ______ of its total urban population.
(a) 50.1% (b) 63.1%
(c) 73.1% (d) 80.1%
11. The least urbanized province is the NWFP where only
______ of the people dwell in the urban centers.
(a) 13.9% (b) 14.9%
(c) 15.9% (d) 16.9%
12. According to the 1998 Census, the urban population in
Balochistan has increased from 15.6% in 1981 to ______.
(a) 10.3% (b) 13.3%
(c) 23.3% (d) 30.3%
13. According to 1998 Census, the biggest city is Karachi with a
total population of ______.
(a) 5.269 m (b) 9.269 m
(c) 10.269 m (d) 6.269 m
14. According to 1998 Census, the second biggest city is Lahore
with a total population of:
(a) 5.063 m (b) 4.063 m
(c) 3.063 m (d) 6.063 m
15. Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad account for ______ of the
total urban population of Pakistan.
(a) 28.4% (b) 38.4%
(c) 48.4% (d) 10.84%
16. The overall sex-ratio is ______ which was 110.6% in 1981.
(a) 108.1% (b) 109.1%
(c) 110.1% (d) 111.1%
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17. Sindh is the most urbanized province, where ______ of the
population is living in urban areas.
(a) 38.9% (b) 48.9%
(c) 58.9% (d) 28.9%
18. The Balochistan population has also a nominal fall from
5.1% to:
(a) 2.0 (b) 3.1%
(c) 4.1% (d) 5.0%
19. The sex ratio is slightly higher in urban areas because of:
(a) economic reasons (b) social reasons
(c) political reasons (d) cultural reasons
20. The rural share of population has fallen from 71.7% to:
(a) 69.5% (b) 67.5%
(c) 65.5% (d) 62.5%
21. In 1981, Pakistan was the worlds ninth most populous
country and in 1998 ______.
(a) Tenth (b) Eighth
(c) Sixth (d) Seventh
22. Urban population has gone up from 28.3% to:
(a) 30.5% (b) 31.5%
(c) 32.5% (d) 33.5%
23. The urban population growth rate is 3.45%, whereas the
rural population growth rate is:
(a) 1.24% (b) 2.24%
(c) 3.24% (d) 4.24%
24. Urban population has gone up from 28.3% to:
(a) 29.3% (b) 32.5%
(c) 35.3% (d) 39.3%
25. According to the 1998 Census, the total population of
Pakistan is 130.5 m. It was ______ in 1981.
(a) 64.2 m (b) 70.2 m
(c) 74.2 m (d) 80.2 m
26. The population of Punjab has risen from 47.2 in 1981 to
______ in 1998.
(a) 52.6 m (b) 66.5 m
(c) 72.5 m (d) 80.5 m
27. The population of NWFP has gone up from 11 m in 1981 to
______ in 1998.
(a) 16 m (b) 17.5 m
(c) 18 m (d) 18.5 m
28. The NWFP growth rate has declined from 3.32% to:
(a) 2.95% (b) 2.85%
(c) 2.75% (d) 2.55%
29. The Balochistan population has increased from 4.3m in 1981
to ______ in 1998.
(a) 5.5 m (b) 6.5 m
(c) 7.5 m (d) 8.5 m
30. FATA population increased from 2.1 m in 1981 to ______ in
1998.
(a) 2.5 m (b) 2.7 m
(c) 2.9 m (d) 3.1 m
31. According to 1998 Census, 67% of people live in rural areas,
down from ______ in 1981.
(a) 69% (b) 71%
(c) 75% (d) 80%
32. The proportion of urban population shows an increase from
28% in 1981 to ______ in 1998.
(a) 32% (b) 35%
(c) 38% (d) 40%
33. According to the 1998 Census, almost 43% of the countrys
population is below:
(a) 13 years (b) 14 years
(c) 15 years (d) 16 years
34. The share of urban population has increased from 28.3% in
1981 to 32.5% in 1998 or by:
(a) 3.2% (b) 4.2%
(c) 5.2% (d) 6.2%
35. The population of NWFP has increased from 13.1% in 1981
to ______ in 1998.
(a) 13.4% (b) 14.4%
(c) 15.4% (d) 16.4%
36. The Population of Sindh has increased from 22.6% in 1981
to ______ in 1998.
(a) 23% (b) 24%
(c) 25% (d) 26%
37. The population of Islamabad has increased from 0.4% in
1981 to ______ in 1998.
(a) 0.5% (b) 0.6%
(c) 0.7% (d) 0.8%
38. According to 1998 Census Islamabad is the most urbanized
area with an urban population share of:
(a) 55.6% (b) 60.5%
(c) 65.6% (d) 70.5%
39. According to 1998 Census FATA is the least urbanized area
with an urban population share of:
(a) 0.5% (b) 1.7%
(c) 2.0% (d) 2.7%
40. Sindh is the most urbanized province 48.9%, followed by
Punjab ______.
(a) 21.3% (b) 31.3%
(c) 41.3% (d) 45.3%
41. According to 1998 Census, the three big cities of Sindh;
Karachi, Hyderabad, and Sukkur account for 73.1% of the
total urban population and ______ of the total population of
the province.
(a) 15.6% (b) 25.7%
(c) 35.7% (d) 45.6%
42. According to 1998 Census, the average household size has
declined marginally from 6.7 persons in 1981 to ______
persons in 1998.
(a) 6.3% (b) 6.4%
(c) 6.5% (d) 6.6%
43. According to 1998 Census, the Balochistans population
growth rate fall down to 2.42%, which was ______ in 1981.
(a) 6.09% (b) 7.09%
(c) 8.09% (d) 9.09%
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44. Infant mortality rate in Pakistan is:
(a) 85 per 1000 (b) 95 per 1000
(c) 97 per 1000 (d) 100 per 1000
45. For 100,000 live births, women die of pregnancy are:
(a) 350 to 500 (b) 500 to 750
(c) 750 to 1000 (d) 1000 to 1500
46. The reason of high fertility rate in Pakistan is:
(a) Early Marriages
(b) Desire for Larger Families
(c) Low use of Contraception
(d) All the Above
47. The legal age for male marriage in Pakistan is:
(a) 14 years (b) 16 years
(c) 18 years (d) 22 years
48. The legal age for female marriage in Pakistan is:
(a) 14 years (b) 16 years
(c) 18 years (d) 20 years
49. A census of US population has been conducted every ten
years since:
(a) 1780 (b) 1790
(c) 1800 (d) 1810
50. Generally Pakistan conducts a population census every
(a) 5 years (b) 10 years
(c) 15 years (d) 20 years
51. The interdisciplinary study of human population is called:
(a) Geography (b) Biography
(c) Demography (d) Cartography
52. Demography includes statistical analysis of
(a) Births (b) Deaths
(c) Migrations (d) All of the above
53. In Pakistan, first population census was conducted in:
(a) 1947 (b) 1949
(c) 1951 (d) 1953
54. In 1998 census: the population density i.e., persons per
square kilometer is:
(a) 156 (b) 160
(c) 166 (d) 170
55. The sex ratio i.e. males per 100 females is
(a) 98.5 (b) 108.5
(c) 118.5 (d) 128.5
56. The current population of Pakistan is:
(a) 132,352,000 (b) 142,352,000
(c) 152,352,000 (d) 162,352,000
57. The percentage of male population is:
(a) 52.03% (b) 42.03%
(c) 57.97% (d) 47.97%
58. Islamabad’s area is 906 sq.km. What is its population
density (persons per sq.km)?
(a) 166 (b) 238
(c) 358 (d) 888
59. Our national language Urdu is the mother tongue of ___
people.
(a) 5.57% (b) 6.57%
(c) 7.57% (d) 8.57%
60. Punjabi is the mother tongue of _____ people.
(a) 42.15% (b) 43.15%
(c) 44.15% (d) 45.15%
61. What percentage of our population is divorced?
(a) 0.31% (b) 0.34%
(c) 0.36% (d) 0.39%
62. What percentage of our population is widowed?
(a) 5.03% (b) 5.40%
(c) 5.60% (d) 5.69%
63. 99.4% of people are Muslims in:
(a) NWFP (b) Punjab
(c) Sindh (d) Balochistan
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64. Sindhi is the mother language of _____ population.
(a) 14.1% (b) 15.1%
(c) 10.53% (d) 4.66%
65. Pushto is the mother tongue of _____ people.
(a) 7.57% (b) 14.1%
(c) 10.53% (d) 15.42%
66. Which is the largest minority is Sindh?
(a) Christians (b) Hindus (Jati)
(c) Qadianis (Ahmadis) (d) None of the above
67. Balochi is the first language of _____ population.
(a) 3.57% (b) 7.57%
(c) 10.53% (d) 4.66%
68. Saraiki is the mother tongue of _____ people.
(a) 7.57% (b) 14.1%
(c) 15.42% (d) 10.53%
69. What part of population (15 years and above) is currently
married?
(a) 65.6% (b) 58.4%
(c) 63% (d) 65%
70. Which is the fourth largest city of Pakistan according to
population size?
(a) Karachi (b) Lahore
(c) Multan (d) Rawalpindi
71. Which one is the largest city population wise?
(a) Hyderabad (b) Multan
(c) Rawalpindi (d) Faisalabad
72. Which of the following is the smallest city population wise?
(a) Peshawar (b) Sargodha
(c) Islamabad (d) Sialkot

Book Reference : Caravan General Knowledge 

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