Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Population data are collected through Census operation held every 10 years in India.
2.First complete population Census was conducted only in 1872.
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: A
Notes:

Explanation: Population data are collected through Census operation held every 10 years in our country.

The first population Census in India was conducted in 1872 but its first complete Census was conducted only in 1881.

Source: NCERT – People & Economy