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NTA NET Population Studies July 2016 Questions and Answers Part 5

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Q64. Malaria is which of the following type of disease?

(1) Water borne disease

(2) Air borne disease

(3) Pollen borne disease

(4) Vector borne disease

Q65. Which among the following states has recorded highest number of new towns in 2011 Census?

(1) Gujarat

(2) West Bengal

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Tamil Nadu

Q66. Arrange the following states, high to low, by their coverage of pregnant women with three or more ante-natal checkup (NFHS-3):

(a) Kerala

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Karnataka

(d) Andhra Pradesh

Q67. The migration tables provided by Census of India does not give information on:

(1) Migration by gender

(2) Migration by age

(3) Remittances send by migrants

(4) Interstate migration

Q68. The sex structure of any population is determined by the past trends of

(1) Sex ratio at birth

(2) Sex differential in mortality

(3) Sex differential in migration

(4) All the above

Q69. Match the following items in List – I with items in List – II.

Match the following items in List – I with items in List – II

List – I

List – II

(a) Montreal Protocol

(i) Ozone depletion

(b) Rio-Summit

(ii) Green House Gas

(c) Ramsar Convention

(iii) Convention on biological diversity

(d) Kyoto Protocol

(iv) Wetlands Convention

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

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

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

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

Q70. What is the proportion of poor according to 68th Round of NSSO (2011-12) in India?





Q71. Which among the following statements is not correct according to Esther Boserup?

(1) In those times of pressure, people will find out ways to increase the production of food by increasing work force, machinery, fertilizers etc.

(2) Slash and burn methods followed to clear fields to restore soil fertility.

(3) Food is not sufficient for everyone; the extra people have to die.

(4) Size and growth of population depend on food supply and agricultural methods.

Q72. Currently available population projections made by the Expert Committee on population projections cover the projections for which of the following period?

(1) 2001-2026

(2) 2006-2026

(3) 2006-2031

(4) 2011-2036

Q73. According to NFHS-3, which of the following major State of India (population > 20million) has reported highest prevalence of spacing methods?

(1) Haryana

(2) Punjab

(3) UP

(4) West Bengal

Q74. Given the following data for the year 2015 and assuming no migration, which expression can be used to compute mid-2015 population?


P = Population in the beginning of year 2015

D = Deaths in the year 2015

B = Births in the year 2015

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

(1) 2P + B – D




Q75. Arrange the following landmarks in India’s family welfare program sequentially, from early to later years and select correct code using given below

(I) Population policy

(II) Universal Immunization Programme

(III) Child Survival and Safe Motherhood (CSSM) Programme

(IV) Target free approach

Choose the Correct Option Given Below:

(1) (II), (III), (IV), (I)

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

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

(4) (II), (IV), (III), (I)