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NTA NET Population Studies December 2019 (Solutions|Explanations|Keys|Answers at doorsteptutor. Com) Part 8

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77. What percent of India’s population is above age 60 in 2011 census?




(4) 0

78. In order to compute net reproduction rate, which option of data among the following is not needed?

(1) Sex ratio at birth

(2) Sex ratio in reproductive ages

(3) Age specific fertility rates

(4) Life table

79. Which among the following statement is false?

(1) The period prevalence rate is frequently used than the point prevalence rate.

(2) The period prevalence rate is the sum of point prevalence at the beginning of the period plus incidence of cases during the period.

(3) In case of acute illness of relatively short duration, the period prevalence rate is approximately equal to the incidence rate when period of observation is sufficiently long.

(4) When a population is exposed to the risk of a disease for a limited period of time only, the incidence rate may be termed as the “attack rate”.

80. What percent of India’s urban population reside in slums in 2011 census?





81. What is the level of population sex ratio in India as per 2011 Census?




(4) 929

82. Which large state in India has the highest percent of urban population in 2011 Census?

(1) Maharashtra

(2) Tamil Nadu

(3) Gujarat

(4) Kerala

83. Given an abridge life table, with its usual columns of which of the following options is correct for computation of probability of survival from 60 to 85 of age?





84. Match mortality rates given in list-1 with their description in list-2:

Match the following list


List - 2

(a) Infant mortality rate

(i) No. of deaths of infants days of age per 1000 life births

(b) Neonatal mortality rate

(ii) No. of deaths of infants days of age per 1000 life births

(c) Post –neonatal mortality rate

(iii) No. of infant deaths year of age per 1000 live births

(d) Early neonatal mortality rate

(iv) No. of deaths of infants from 29 to 364 days of age per 1000 live births

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

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

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

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

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

85. Match the fertility indicators shown in list-1 with the data required for its denominator shown in list-2.

Match the following list

List -1

List -2

(a) Total fertility rate

(i) Total population

(b) Total marital fertility rate

(ii) Total number of women in reproductive age groups

(c) General fertility rate

(iii) Age specific women in reproduction ages

(d) Crude birth rate

(iv) Age specific married women in reproduction ages


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

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

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

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

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