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The segment of population within the age group of _________ is generally termed as adolescents.

A

16 to 18 years

B

15 to 19 years

C

10 to 19 years

D

None of these

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10 to 19 years

C. 10 to 19 years

The segment of population within the age group of 10 to 19 years is generally termed as adolescents. They are the would-be adults and are the most important resource of the country for the future. In India one fifth of the total population is the adolescent population. The huge size of adolescent population is a most significant feature of the Indian population because their involvement is the potential workforce.

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