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65. Median (statistical measure of location) value of height of the son is:

(1) 67 inches

(2) 67.5 inches

(3) 66 inches

(4) 68 inches

66. Correlation between heights of father and son is:

(1) 1

(2) 1

3) Positive with value less than 1

(4) Negative with value between 0 to

67. Regression equation between the heights of father and son is , where y = height of son and x that of father. Which of the following options are correct interpretation of the equation?

(a) Height of son increases with height of father

(b) Height of son increases by 0.48 inches per inch increase in height of father

(c) Height of son starts with 35.8 inches

(d) Height of son increases by 0.48 times the height of father

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

1. (a) and (c)

2. (a) and (b)

3. (c) and (d)

4. (b) and (c)

68. Modal values (statistical measure of location) of the height of the son in:

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4) Inches

69. Range (statistical measure of variation) of the son’s height is:

(1)

(2)

(3) 71 inches

6 inches

70. Find the odd – one out based on the basis of respective viewpoints of population development interrelations:

(1) Robert Wallace

(2) Ester Boserup

(3) Colin Clark

(4) Julian Simon

71. Which one of the following methods should be preferred for estimation of population of India for the year 2015 (Assume population projections of expert committee are not available)?

(1) Estimate the arithmetic rate of population growth for the period 2001- 2011 (census years). Use the rate of growth to project population from 2011 to 2015.

(2) Estimate the geometric rate of population growth for the period 2001- 2011 (census years). Use the rate of growth to project population from 2011 to 2015.

(3) Estimate the exponential rate of population growth for the period 2001- 2011 (census years). Use the rate of growth to project population from 2011 to 2015.

(4) Use birth-rates and death rates for the inter – census period 2001- 2011.Determine the rate of population growth (birth-rate – death rate) and use it to project population from 2011 to 2015

72. Which among the following is the correct sequence of mega cities of the world arranged in descending order of population size in 2015 as per World urbanization prospects, 2018?

(1) Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City

(2) Delhi, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico City

(3) Delhi, Mexico City, Tokyo, Shanghai

(4) Delhi, Shanghai, Tokyo, Mexico City

73. Census of India defines migration on the basis of:

(a) Place of birth

(b) Place of last residence

(c) Distance covered

(d) Duration of stay at the place of residence

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

(1) (a) and (c)

(2) (a) and (b)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (c) and (d)

74. Which large state has the second lowest infant mortality rate in 2016 as per SRS data (Kerala is the lowest)?

(1) Punjab

(2) Maharashtra

(3) West Bengal

(4) Tamil Nadu

75. Which among the following does not match with mercantilist viewpoints on population growth?

(1) Population growth is essential for increase in national revenue

(2) Expanding trade

(3) Restriction on immigration

(4) Penalties for non- marriage

76. “Each society at each point in history has its own law of population”. The statement forms the basis of which of the following?

(1) Marxian perspective

(2) Condorcet’s utopian ideas

(3) Neo- Malthusian viewpoints

(4) Ancient thinkers on population