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86. Two of the following options are correct to emphasize that birth rates in two population groups cannot be compared unless:

(a) Both population groups use similar denominators.

(b) Both population groups use the same age distribution.

(c) Effects of all parameters which are extraneous to birth are excluded from both.

(d) All parameters which are extraneous to birth are standardized, their effect is adjusted and made common.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

1. (a) and (b)

2. (b) and (c)

3. (c) and (d)

4. (a) and (d)

87. The total number of persons – years lived after age x in a life table is calculated as:





88. Match the items in list-1 with the name of the authors in list -2.

Match the Following List
List -1List -2
(a) Essay on principles of population(i) John Grant
(b) Bills of mortality(ii) Thomas R. Malthus
(c) Limits to growth(iii) G. Hardin
(d) The tragedy of commons(iv) P. Ehrlich and A. Ehrlich


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

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

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

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

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

89. In Hanjal՚s Singulate Mean at Marriage (SMAM) method, which one of the following assumptions does not hold true?

(1) No change in marriage pattern

(2) No mortality differentials by marital status

(3) No change in age structure

(4) No migration differentials by marital status

90. Match the source of demographic data given in list-1 with the agency responsible for it given in list-2:

Match the Following List
List -1List -2
(a) Sample registration system(i) UNICEF
(b) Demographic survey(ii) Ministry of Health and family welfare
(c) Service statistics(iii) International institute of population studies
(d) Coverage evaluation survey(iv) Office of Registrar General of India


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

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

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

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

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

91. Which of the following methods is not used in life table construction:

(1) Leslie՚s method

(2) Reed and Merrell՚s method

(3) King՚s method

(4) Chiang՚s method

92. Given of UP for 2011 fertility and mortality levels for 2018, and Migration during various decades. Which of the following components need to be projected for projecting UP population to the year 2021?

(1) Fertility alone

(2) Mortality alone

(3) Fertility and mortality

(4) Fertility, mortality and migration

93. Match the items given in list-1 with those in list-2:

Match the Following List
List -1List -2
(a) Illegal migrants(i) Migration of Europeans to different parts of the world
(b) Forced migrants(ii) Syrians in Turkey
(c) Refugees(iii) Slave trade
(d) Voluntary migrants(iv) Overstaying beyond official sanction


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

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

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

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

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

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