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53. Match the symbol in list-1 with the name of index in list-2:

List 1 and list 2


List - 2


(i) Index of non- contraception


(ii) Index of marriage


(iii) Induced of induced abortion


(iv) Index of locational infecund ability

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

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

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

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

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

54. What is the expansion of acronym SATH launched by NITI Ayog?

(1) Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital

(2) Sustainable Action for Transforming Higher Education

(3) Sustainable Action for Technical Education

(4) Sustainable Action for Transforming Hygienic Conditions

55- According to 2011 population census of India, which among the following range best describes the female work participation rate (in %) ?





56. Match the Nuptiality rates given in list-1 with its formulae given in list-2.

Index and formula


List - 2

(a) General Marriage Rate


(b) Age and sex specific marriage rate


(c) Order specific marriage rate


(d)Total marriage rate


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

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

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

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

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

57. Which of the following is not correct about “Menstrual Hygiene Scheme” launched by the Government of India?

(1) The scheme is implemented only in rural areas among adolescent girls (10-19 years).

(2) Initially the scheme was implemented in 112 selected districts in 17 states.

(3) Napkins were provided to adolescent girls under the brand name “Freedays”.

(4) Napkins were distributed by ASHA workers door to door in rural areas.

58. Which one of the following method is used to check the completeness of vital registration data ?

(1) Myer’s Index Method

(2) Bongaart’s Method

(3) Chandrasekharan – Deming method

(4) Srinivasan ‘s Method

59- While constructing the “Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) which among the following is not used?

(1) Per Capita Income

(2) Infant mortality rate

(3) Life expectancy (at age one)

(4) Basic literacy

60. In an outbreak setting, which one of the following cases used as a numerator to calculate overall attack rate in a population?

(1) Number of new cases

(2) Number of new cases plus old cases

(3) Number of old cases

(4) Number of primary cases

61. Who among the following scholars coined the term “Intermediate variables affecting fertility”?

(1) Kingley Davis and Judeth Black

(2) Bongaarts

(3) Caldwell

(4) Hajnal

62. Assertion (A): Use of skilled birth attendants is highly correlated with lower maternal mortality rates and reductions in neo-natal mortality?

Reason (R): There is strong positive relationship between household wealth and skilled case at birth.


(1) A is correct, but (R) is wrong.

(2) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

(3) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct.

(4) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.