Demography of Pakistan solved MCQs

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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 hasincreased 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%

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 from5.1% 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

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