Q. Which of the following is/are settlement type/types in rural India?
1.Agglomerated settlement
2.Fragmented settlement
3.Isolated settlement
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: Rural settlements in India can broadly be put into four types:

  • Clustered, agglomerated or nucleated,
  • Semi-clustered or fragmented,
  • Hamleted, and
  • Dispersed or isolated

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy