SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which of the following criteria is taken account to define the urban area in India?

    A)  A minimum population of 5000

    B)  At least three-fourth of the male working population should be in non-agricultural sector

    C)  Density of the population should be at least 400 persons per square kilo meter

    D)  All the criteria given above in 'a', 'b', and 'c' are taken account to define the urban area

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] For the Census of India 2011, the definition of urban area is as follows: All places with a municipality, corporation, cantonment board or notified town area committee, etc. All other places which satisfied the following criteria: A minimum population of 5,000; At least 75% of the male main working population engaged in non-agricultural pursuits; and A density of population of at least 400 persons per sq. km.

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