17 Most VSAQ’s of The Population Chapter in Class 10th Social (TS/AP)

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VSAQ-1 : What is census?

A census is a systematic process involving the collection and recording of information about the people residing in a country.

VSAQ-2 : Define sex ratio.

Sex ratio is a statistical measure that represents the number of females per 1000 males within a specific population.

VSAQ-3 : What is death rate?

Death rate is a statistical metric used to measure the number of deaths within a population per 1,000 people during a specified time period, typically one year.

VSAQ-4 : In which year, first census was taken in India?

The inaugural census in India was carried out in the year 1872.

VSAQ-5 : Which states have low population density.

In India, states such as Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, and Sikkim exhibit low population density.

VSAQ-6 : Give an example of the state which has positive sex ratio.

Kerala is an example of an Indian state characterized by a positive sex ratio.

VSAQ-7 : Define the word population density.

Population density is a quantitative measure that represents the number of individuals inhabiting a specific area, typically measured per square kilometer or square mile.

VSAQ-8 : Who collect and record the population details in India?

In India, the collection and recording of population details are conducted by the central government institution known as the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.

VSAQ-9 : Who are treated as literate?

A person who is 7 years or older and possesses the capability to read, write, and comprehend any language is regarded as literate.

VSAQ-10 : What is Migration?

Migration is the movement of people from one location to another, which frequently involves crossing national or geographical boundaries.

VSAQ-11 : What is the present fertility rate in India?

Currently, in India, the fertility rate stands at approximately 2.7.

VSAQ-12 : Define fertility rate.

Fertility rate represents the average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) specifically quantifies the number of children expected for a woman throughout her reproductive years.

VSAQ-13 : What is Birth rate?

Birth rate denotes the number of live births occurring per 1,000 individuals within a particular population during a defined time frame, typically a year.

VSAQ-14 : Write the equation of population change.

The equation for population change (absolute number) is calculated as the difference between the population at a later date and the population at an earlier date.

VSAQ-15 : Define the word infanticide.

Infanticide is the intentional act of deliberately killing a newborn child, typically within the first year of its life.

VSAQ-16 : What are the three factors that contribute in changing the population size?

The three factors that significantly contribute to changing the population size are:

  1. Births
  2. Deaths
  3. Migration

VSAQ-17 : In which year, the first complete census was taken in India?

The inaugural complete census in India was conducted in the year 1881.