MCQ for Class 12 Geography Chapter 4 Human Settlements
Which types of settlements are found in alluvial plains?
Answer: (A) Clustered
In which valley were Harappa and Mohanjodaro towns located?
Answer: (C) Indus
Which is the most ancient town In India?
Answer: (B) Varanasi
Which is a medieval town?
Which is an administrative town?
Answer: (C) Gandhinagar
How much percent is the urban population in India?
Answer: (D) 31
How many times the urban population has increased during the 20th century?
Answer: (C) 11
How much is the population of a megacity?
(A) 1 Lakh
(B) 5 Lakh
(C) 10 Lakh
(D) 50 Lakh
Answer: (D) 50 Lakh
The number of towns in India is:
Answer: (B) 5161
How many million towns are there in India (as in 2014)?
Answer: (C) 55
Which one of the following towns is not situated along the bank of a river?
Answer: (B) Bhopal
Which one of the following is NOT part of the definition of a town as per the census of India?
(A) Population density of 400 persons per sq km.
(B) Presence of municipality, corporation, etc.
(C) More than 75% of the population engaged in the primary sector
(D) Population size of more than 5,000 persons
Answer: (C) More than 75% of the population engaged in the primary sector
In which one of the following environments does one expect the presence of dispersed rural settlements?
(A) Alluvial plains of Ganga
(B) Arid and semi-arid regions of Rajasthan
(C) Lower valleys of Himalays
(D) Forests and hills in north-east
Answer: (A) Alluvial plains of Ganga.
Which one of the following groups of cities has been arranged in the sequence of their ranks i.e. 1, 2, 3, and 4 in size?
(A) Greater Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai
(B) Delhi, Greater Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata.
(C) Kolkata, Greater Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata.
(D) Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai.
Answer: (D) Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai