Q. Consider the following statements:
1.India is the second most populous country after China in the world.
2.India’s population is larger than the total population of North America, South America and Australia put together.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: The people are very important component of a country.

  • India is the second most populous country after China in the world with its total population of 1,210 million (2011).
  • India’s population is larger than the total population of North America, South America and Australia put together.

Source: NCERT – People & Economy