MCQ Questions for Class 12 Geography Chapter 4 Human Settlements with Answers

Question 1.
Which types of settlements are found in alluvial plains?
(A) Clustered
(B) Semi-clustered
(C) Hamleted
(D) Dispersed


Answer: (A) Clustered

Question 2.
In which valley were Harappa and Mohanjodaro towns located?
(A) Ganga
(B) Narmada
(C) Indus
(D) Brahmaputra


Answer: (C) Indus

Question 3.
Which is the most ancient town In India?
(A) Hyderabad
(B) Varanasi
(C) Agra
(D) Chennai


Answer: (B) Varanasi

Question 4.
Which is a medieval town?
(A) Pataliputra
(B) Delhi
(C) Mumbai
(D) Chandigarh


Answer: (B) Delhi

Question 5.
Which is an administrative town?
(A) Varanasi
(B) Surat
(C) Gandhinagar
(D) Rohtak


Answer: (C) Gandhinagar

Question 6.
How much percent is the urban population in India?
(A) 18
(B) 20
(C) 25
(D) 31


Answer: (D) 31

Question 7.
How many times the urban population has increased during the 20th century?
(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 11
(D) 15


Answer: (C) 11

Question 8.
How much is the population of a megacity?
(A) 1 Lakh
(B) 5 Lakh
(C) 10 Lakh
(D) 50 Lakh


Answer: (D) 50 Lakh

Question 9.
The number of towns in India is:
(A) 4161
(B) 5161
(C) 6161
(D) 7161


Answer: (B) 5161

Question 10.
How many million towns are there in India (as in 2014)?
(A) 25
(B) 30
(C) 55
(D) 40


Answer: (C) 55

Question 11.
Which one of the following towns is not situated along the bank of a river?
(A) Agra
(B) Bhopal
(C) Patna
(D) Kolkata


Answer: (B) Bhopal

Question 12.
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

Question 13.
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.

Question 14.
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


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