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28. Some of the important population theories are shown in list-2 and name of the proponents of the theory are given in list-1. Match list-1 with list-2:

List 1 and list 2


List -2

(a) Gary S. Becker and Gregg H. Lewis

(i) “Population growth is an autonomous factor” which affects agricultural productivity rather being affected by it.

(b) Julian L. Simon

(ii) “When society does not limit population growth voluntarily disease, famine and wars reduce population size”.

(c) Easter Boserup

(iii) In long run, moderate population growth improves standard of living both in more and less developed countries.

(d) Thomas Malthus

(iv) “Parents may be altruistic towards their children”.

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

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

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

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

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

29. Which one of the following combination of errors of coverage in age data have been obtained in census return?

(a) Under –enumeration of young children

(b) Net –count at the older ages

(c) Under-enumeration at the elderly adult ages


(1) (a)

(2) (a) and (c)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (a), (b) and (c)

30. Who among the following defined natural fertility as the marital fertility prevailing in a population in the absence of any deliberate birth control?

(1) Easterlin

(2) Inkeles

(3) Louis Henry

(4) Lesthaeghe

31. Assertion (A): According to the UNFP’S “A world population report, 2016, 12.8 million adolescent girls have an unmet demand for family planning.

Reason (R): Adolescent, especially those who are not married for more obstacles than adults in obtaining contraceptives because of restrictive laws and policies, concerns about confidentially etc.


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

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

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

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

32. According to International migration report, 2017 (UN), which of the following countries has the largest size of diaspora?

(1) India

(2) China

(3) Mexico

(4) Philippines

33. Proponents of various demographic concepts are given in list-1 and conceptual details are given in list-2 .Match list-1 with list-2:

List 1 and list 2


List -2

(a) Coale and Hoover

(i) Demographic dividend

(b) Bloom and Williams

(ii) effect of dependency ratio on saving and investment in India and Mexico

(c) Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne Ehrlich

(iii) The ultimate resources is the human imagination coupled to the human spirit

(d) Julian Simon

(iv) The optimum population theory


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

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

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

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

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

34. Information pertaining to basic amenities like (source of drinking water, toilet and bathroom, source of lighting, type of fuel used) was gathered for the first time from which of the following census years?

(1) 1981

(2) 1991

(3) 2001

(4) 2011

35. According to World health organization (WHO)’S the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) estimates, which one of the following weight is used in a disabling condition equivalent to death?