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NTA NET Population Studies December 2019 Questions and Answers Part 5

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Q64. Which among the following is not a characteristic of primary segment of ‘Dual labor market theory’ of migration?

i) Skilled worker

ii) Agriculture work

iii) Low paid job

iv) Stable job

Choose the correct option

1) (i) and (iv)

2) (ii) and (iii)

3) (i) and (ii)

4) (ii) and (vi)

Q65. Arrange the following countries in ascending order according to their annual growth rate of population for the period 2010-19:

a) China

b) India

c) USA

d) Brazil

Choose the correct option:

1) USA, China, Brazil, India

2) USA, Brazil, China, India

3) China, USA, Brazil, India

4) Brazil, USA, China, India

Q66. According to world urbanization prospect 2018, what percentage of world population lives in urban areas?

a) 40-45

b) 50-55

c) 60-65

d) 70-75

Q67. According to the latest United Nation’s population projection, India is expected to surpass China by which of the following year?

a) 2031

b) 2025

c) 2026

d) 2027

Q68. During which stage of Demographic Transition, population explosion takes place?

a) First stage only

b) Second stage only

c) Third stage only

d) In all the stages

Q69. According to the Chinese philosopher Confucius which of the following relates to optimum population?

a) Family headship

b) Total population of a country

c) Agricultural land

d) Literacy rate of the population

Q70. In an abridged life table, the total number of years lived by members of the cohort after reaching age x, is computed as





Q71. Which among the following states of India has the highest percentage of scheduled tribe population as per 2011 census?

a) Chhattisgarh

b) Jharkhand

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Assam

Q72. Assuming that the following data are available.

= Population in the beginning of the year 2015

= Population in the end of the year 2015

D = Deaths in the year 2015

Then match the terms given in List-I with the mathematical expression shown in List-II.

Match the terms given in List-I with the mathematical expression shown in List-II



i) Risk of mortality in the year 2015


ii) Survival rates from 2015 to 2016


iii) Crude death rate per person


iv) Survivors of the year 2015


Choose the correct option:

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

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

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

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

Q73. The ratio of marital fertility r(a) to natural fertility n(a) is expressed as:

If m=0, then which one of the following is the correct interpretation of m?

a) The shape of the fertility schedule is identical to that of standard natural fertility schedule

b) It indicates that fertility schedule deviates from natural fertility

c) Fertility declines even more slowly with age than standard schedule

d) The greater deviation of the fertility schedule from the standard natural fertility schedule

Q74. The annual growth rate of a population is 2.7 percent. How many years it will take to double the population?

a) 25 years

b) 26 years

c) 27 years

d) 28 years

Q75. Which combination of the following indicators of mortality should be used to compare mortality in India and Bangladesh comprehensively (in all important dimensions of mortality)?

i) Crude death rate (CDR)

ii) Infant mortality rate (IMR)

iii) Under-5 mortality

iv) Expectation of life at birth

Choose the most appropriate option:

1) (i) only

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

3) (ii), (iii), (iv)

4) (ii), (iv) only

Q76. What is the percentage of women in total international migration?

a) 30-35

b) 35-40

c) 40-45

d) 45-50

Q77. Which of the following is total geographical area of India?

a) 309 million hectares

b) 319 million hectares

c) 329 million hectares

d) 349 million hectares

Q78. Which among the following was ‘World Women Conference’?

a) Bucharest Conference

b) Cairo Conference

c) Alma Ata Conference

d) Mexico conference

Q79. According to 2016 Civil Registration System Report, which of the following figures represents the correct or the closest coverage for India?