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NTA NET Population Studies July 2016 Questions and Answers Part 2

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Q16. According to NFHS-3 which of the following is current use of spacing methods in India:





Q17. Which one of the following statements is true for demographic transition stage-I?

(1) High birth rates, high death rates, and low growth rates.

(2) High birth rates, declining death rates, and rising growth rates.

(3) Continued decline of death rates, declining birth rates, growth rate decline from high to lower levels.

(4) Low birth rates, low death rates and low growth rates.

Q18. According to the SRS Bulletin September 2014, the natural growth rate of India is,





Q19. Match names of the scholars given in List – I with the contribution made by them in the area of Demography/Population studies given in List – II below:

Match Names of the Scholars Given in List – I with the Contribution Made by Them in the Area of Demography/Population Studies Given in List – II Below
List – IList – II
(a) John Graunt(i) Natural and political observations made upon the Bills of Mortality
(b) Thomas R. Malthus(ii) An Essay on the principles of population as it affects the future improvement of society
(c) A. M. Carr-Sunders(iii) The population problem
(d) P. K. Wattle(iv) Population problem in India

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

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

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

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

Q20. The population Data Committee was set-up by the Government of India in which among the following years.

(1) 1940

(2) 1944

(3) 1948

(4) 1952

Q21. The quality of data can be ascertained from the value of the Whipple՚s index. Match index value in List – I with data quality in List – II and select the correct answer using codes given below:

Match Index Value in List – I with Data Quality in List – II and Select the Correct Answer Using Codes Given Below
List – IList – II
(a) 100 or less than 105(i) Highly Accurate
(b) 110 or less than 125(ii) Highly inaccurate
(c) 125 or less than 175(iii) Not accurate
(d) 175 and above(iv) Moderate

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

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

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

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

Q22. Which of the following data are required to compute a life table?

(I) Age specific death rates

(II) Age distribution of population

(III) Number of deaths

(IV) Number of deaths in different ages

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

(1) (I) and (II)

(2) (II) and (III)

(3) (IV) only

(4) (I) only

Q23. Census Commissioner of India has specified a few criteria to define an urban area. Which is the correct number of such criteria?

(1) 1

(2) 2

(3) 3

(4) 4

Q24. Assertion (A) : Lower temperatures are more detrimental to older populations.

Reason (R) : Temperatures below 20 to 15 °C cause deaths due to cardiovascular diseases and malaria among older populations.

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A) .

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

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

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

Q25. Which of the following method is used by the Expert Committee for population projection in India?

(1) Geometric method

(2) Exponential method

(3) Component method

(4) Logistic method

Q26. How many numbers of categories of diseases have been classified under International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10th Revision?

(1) 19

(2) 20

(3) 21

(4) 22

Q27. What are the different criteria for the evaluation of family planning?

(I) Goal effectiveness

(II) Realized efficiency

(III) Potency effectiveness

(IV) Capacity effectiveness

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

1) (I) , (II)

2) (I) , (II) , (III) , (IV)

3) (I) , (II) , (III)

4) (I) , (III)

Q28. According to SRS (2010 - 13) cause of deaths statistics, top ten causes of deaths accounts for almost –

(1) f all deaths

(2) f all deaths

(3) f all deaths

(4) of all deaths

Q29. Assertion (A) : Population projection by component method gives better estimates.

Reason (R) : Component method of projection includes both age and sex composition of population.

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A) .

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

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

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

Q30. According to NFHS-3, which of the following range represents Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) by modern methods for India?





Q31. Which one of the following will be affected according to Coale (1986) if a country achieves below replacement level of fertility?

(1) Demographic effects

(2) Social effects

(3) Political effects

(4) All the above

Q32. The total unmet need for family planning in India according to NFHS-III is –

(1) Less than 5 %

(2) 5 to up to 8 %

(3) 8 to up to 10 %

(4) More than 10 %

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