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31. Which among the following depicts Zone “C”?

(1) Skilled and married

(2) Married and doctor

(3) Doctor but not married

(4) Not married and not doctor

32.Which among the following depicts zone “B”?

(1) Married and skilled

(2)Skilled doctor

(3) Skilled doctor and not married

(4) Married doctor

33. Which of the following health services are not covered under the ‘Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana’ (PMJAY)?

1. Hospitalization expenses

2. Day care surgeries

3. New born child services

4. Counselling services

34. Which of the following is characterized by ‘ecological deficit’?

(1) U.S.A

(2) Canada

(3) Russia

(4) Australia

35. Match the ‘Risk measure’ given in list-1 with their explanations’ given in list-2:

Match the following list


List -2

(a) Relative risk

(i) The excess annual incidence of avoidable adverse outcome in the population.

(b) Attributable fraction

(ii) Strength of association between risk factor and outcome.

(c) Attributable Risk

(iii) Ration of attributable risk and incidence of outcome with risk factors

(d) Population attributable risk

(iv) Difference in incidence of outcome with risk and without risk population.

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

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

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

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

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

36. Match the types of research study in health given in list-1 with their description given in list-2:

Match the following list


List -2

(a) Descriptive study

(i) purpose is to investigate risk factors to the disease

(b) Analytical study

(ii) Measures the incidence of disease over time

(c) Case control study

(iii) Measurement of exposure and the effect are made at the same time

(d) Cohort study

(iv)The study analyses the relationship between the health statuses with their variables.


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

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

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

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

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

37. Life expectancy is usually a better summary measure of mortality than crude death rate. In which one of the following situations it makes no difference, which one you use?

1. A rapid growth population

2. A population’s birth and death rates are equal

3. A stationary population

4. A slow growth population

38. Which of the following options is not included in micronutrient deficiency?

(1) Iron and Foliate deficiency

(2) Protein deficiency

(3) Iodine deficiency

(4) Vitamin A deficiency

39. In a life table, represents total number of years lived beyond age x and is symbolically written as:





40. The largest contributor to urban growth in India during 2001 – 2011 is -

(1) Rural to urban migration

(2) Rate of natural increase

(3)New towns minus declassified towns

(4) Expansion in municipal limit

41. Crude death rate (CDR) does not always reflect the real level of mortality because it is affected by:

1. Infant mortality (

2. Under five mortality (0-4)

3. Maternal reproductive age (15-49 years)

4. Age structure of population