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NTA NET Population Studies December 2019 Questions and Answers Part 3

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Q31. Which among the following is not considered as a tool to collect qualitative data –

a) Focus group discussion

b) In-depth interviews

c) Structured household questionnaires

d) People’s narrative

Q32. Which among the following states has reported the highest number of tribal populations in 2011?

a) Chhattisgarh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Odisha

Q33. Which of following groups of states is correctly arranged in low to high sex ratio at birth according to SRS for the year 2017?

a) Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh

b) Assam, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

c) Assam, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

d) Assam, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka

Q34. Which one of the following is not considered by the Mercantilists as essential to increase birth rates?

a) Encouraging marriage

b) Encouraging fertility

c) Encouraging immigration and preventing emigration

d) Encouraging polygamy

Q35. Match the inter-censal period given in List-I with the corresponding population decadal growth rate given in List-II

Match the inter-censal period given in List-I with the corresponding population decadal growth rate given in List-II



i) 2001-2011

a) 24.66

ii) 1991-2001

b) 23.87

iii) 1981-1991

c) 17.64

iv) 1971-1981

d) 21.54

Choose the correct option:

1) i-c, ii-a, iii-d, iv-b

2) i-c, ii-d, iii-b, iv-a

3) i-a, ii-c, iii-d, iv-b

4) i-d, ii-c, iii- b, iv-a

Q36. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of indicators during evaluation?

a) Input, Process, Impact, Output, Outcome

b) Input, Process, Outcome, Output, Impact

c) Input, Outcome, Process, Output, Impact

d) Input, Process, Output, Outcome, Impact

Q37. As per 2011 Census, which four states account for 50 percent of India’s interstate migration?

a) Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan

b) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

c) Odisha, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

d) Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Bihar

Q38. The scatter diagram between two variables from a set of observations is shown below

The scatter diagram between two variables

The Scatter Diagram between Two Variables

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Which of the following option is a correct statement of their relationships?

a) Correlation coefficient will be positive

b) Correlation coefficient will be negative

c) Correlation coefficient will be zero

d) One cannot be sure from this scatter diagram

Q39. Which among the following indicators are used to construct “Human Development Index (HDI)”?

i) Life expectancy at birth

ii) Adult literacy rate

iii) GDP per capita

iv) Labor force participation

Choose the correct option:

1) (i), (ii) and (iii)

2) (i), (ii) and (iv)

3) (i), (iii) and (iv)

4) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

Q40. In the life table, what is the expected number of years lived between ages 15 and 65 by a person who survives to age 15?





Q41. According to 2011 Census, what percentage of total households in the country reported disabled persons?

a) 8.3

b) 6.8

c) 7.2

d) 9.1

Q42. Which of the following is not true about “Ayushman Bharat” scheme?

a) It proposes about 150000 Health and Wellness centers in the country

b) Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) is part of “Ayushman Bharat” scheme

c) Health and Wellness centers will be established only in rural areas of the country

d) The scheme will transform existing sub centers and primary health centers into health and wellness centers in the country

Q43. In an ideal circumstance where Incidence (I) and Duration (D) remain constant over time and the disease is said to be stable then Prevalence (P) is equal to:





Q44. Which among the following is correctly related to the statement made by Simon Kuznets that population growth tended to –

a) Increase per capita income

b) Decrease per capita income

c) Increase environmental pollution

d) Increase urbanization

Q45. Which among the following is correctly related to the statement “meeting the needs of present generation without compromising the needs of future generation”

a) Economic development

b) Social development

c) Human development

d) Sustainable development

Q46. As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2017 data, which of the following states had higher Total Fertility Rate (TFR) than national average?

a) Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand

b) Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh

c) Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

d) Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana