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11. Match the methods of appraisal and adjustment of demographic data given in List-1 with the Authors Agency, which developed the method given in list-2

Match the following list



(a) Preference of numerical digits

(i) UN Index

(b) Heaping at age 0 and 5

(ii) Myers Index

(c) Sex bias in age reporting

(iii) Whipple’s Index

(d) Smoothing of single year age

(iv) Zelnik’s method

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(1) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)

(2) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

(3) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)

(4) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

12. Assertion (A): Dry region are generally less populated.

Reason (R): Water is essential for the growth of the civilization.

(1) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(2) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(3)(A) is true, but (R) is false

(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true

13. In which of the following years DLHS-3 was carried out?

1. 2005 – 2006

2. 2005 – 2007

3. 2007 – 2008

4.2008 – 2009

14. Which of the following states of India has the second largest population size according to 2011 Census?

(1) Bihar

(2) Maharashtra

(3) Tamil Nadu

(4) West Bengal

15. According to Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD) Report, 2015 which of the following disease has caused highest proportion of deaths?

(1) Disease of circulatory system

(2) Disease of Digestive system

(3) Disease of respiratory system

(4) Napoleon

16. Which among the following is expressed correctly with respect to the child dependency ratio (CDR), old age dependency ratio (ODR) and total dependency ratio (TDR)?





17. Which one of the following is correct as highest annual exponential growth rate for India’s population?





18. According to Population census (2011) of India, which among the following major state has the largest household size?

(1) Uttar Pradesh

(2) Tamil Nadu

(3) West Bengal

(4) Kerala

19. Which among the following is not an essential feature of a Modern Census?

(1)Coverage of total area territory

(2) Coverage of all residents

(3) Common reference point

(4) Coverage of all births

20. In which year India passed “The Rights of persons with Disabilities Bill”?

(1) 2014

(2) 2015

(3) 2016

(4) 2017

21. Which of the following is correct “India’s percentage of the world’s Geographical Area” as per the UN publication, 2018?





22-Which among the following population distribution are not suitable to apply parametric statistics?

(1) Positively skewed

(2) Negatively skewed


(4) Normal

Which of the following codes is correct?

1. (a), (b) and (c)

2. (a), (b) and (d)

3. (a), (c) and (d)

4. (a) and (b)

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