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NTA NET Population Studies December 2019 Questions and Answers Part 4

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Q47. If GRR in a population is 1.87 and 100 mothers follow the current schedule of fertility, then 100 mothers will be replaced by how many daughters?

a) 1.87

b) 18.7

c) 187

d) <187

Q48. Which of the following methods are used for small area population projection?

i) Mathematical method

ii) Ratio method

iii) Regression method

iv) Component method

Choose the correct option:

1) (i), (ii)

2) (ii), (iii)

3) (ii), (iv)

4) (iii), (iv)

Q49. Which of the following indicator will be the most sensitive to measure change in the age at marriage of females?

a) Mean age at marriage of females

b) Median age at marriage of females

c) Proportion of females marrying below the age of 18 years

d) Mean age at marriage of females marrying in the age group 15-24 years

Q50. Which two of the following methods are used for National Population Projection?

i) Component method

ii) Ratio method

iii) Mathematical method

iv) Urban Rural Growth Distribution (URGD) method

Choose the correct option:

1) (i) and (ii)

2) (ii) and (iii)

3) (i) and (iii)

4) (ii) and (iv)

Q51. Given an abridged life table with its usual columns of and ex which one of the following options is correct for computation of expectation of life for those who survive at age 60?

a) (Where x is the age when all members of Radix die)

b)

c) (x is the last age of survival)

d)

Q52. Which one is the most appropriate about a confounding variable?

a) Confounding variable influences outcome variable

b) Confounding variable influences outcome variable and also influences factor(s) causing outcome

c) Confounding variable only influences factor(s) responsible for outcome variable

d) Confounding variable does not influence outcome variable

Q53. Rank from high to low, the following group of states according to their level of TFR according to SRS 2017 report.

a) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

b) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

c) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

d) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Q54. Which is not supported by the Govt of India to transform Primary Health Centers (PHCs) to Health and Wellness Centers?

a) Training to PHC staff

b) Equipment for wellness rooms

c) Upgrading laboratory and diagnostic services

d) Opening of day care centers

Q55. In which year, the ‘Registration of Birth and Death act’ was passed in India?

a) 1967

b) 1968

c) 1969

d) 1970

Q56. Given below are two statements – one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Most of the farmers in India are poor.

Reason (R): Agricultural growth in India is stagnant and it fails to provide sufficient income.

a) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)

b) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A)

c) (A) is false but (R) is true

d) (R) is false but (A) is true

Q57. Rank from High to low, the following group of states according to their level of Infant mortality Rate of 2017 (SRS Bulletin):

a) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand

b) Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand

c) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand

d) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh

Q58. Which of the following is NOT Type-I error in sampling?

a) When we conclude that difference is significant, but in fact no real difference exists

b) Rejecting the Null hypothesis when it is true

c) Wrongly detecting true effect

d) When we conclude that difference is not significant, but actually there is real difference

Q59. What is the stage called between origin and destination in Lee’s model of migration?

a) Intermediate obstacles

b) Intermittent obstacles

c) Intervening obstacles

d) Interminable obstacles

Q60. According to Durkheim, which among the following are the components of organic solidarity of human society?

i) People are interdependent on each other

ii) People practice division of labor

iii) People practice organic farming

iv) People take care of ecosystem

Choose the correct option:

1) Only (i) and (ii)

2) Only (ii) and (iii)

3) Only (iii) and (i)

4) Only (iv) and (i)

Q61. Which one of the following is major disadvantages of Crude Birth Rate (CBR)?

a) It is affected by age structure only

b) It is affected by sex composition only

c) It is affected by age-sex composition

d) It is affected by age-sex structure and marital composition

Q62. What is called migration stream during a given migration interval?

a) Common area of origin and common area of destination

b) Common area of origin and different areas of destination

c) Different areas of origin and common area of destination

d) Different areas of origin and different areas of destination

63. Match the factor that affects Routine Health Information System (RHIS) performance given in List-I with its descriptions given in List-II.

Match the factor that affects Routine Health Information System (RHIS) performance given in List-I with its descriptions given in List-II

List-I

List-II

i) Technical factor

a) Planning, supervision and training

ii) Behavioral factor

b) Skills to check data quality

iii) Organizational factor

c) Data processing and transmission

iv) Process related factor

d) Complexity of reporting forms and practices

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

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

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

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