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NTA NET Population Studies Paper 2 July 2016 Questions and Answers Part 3

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Q30. Which one among the following sources provide infant mortality rate at district level for selected states?

(1) District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS)

(2) Annual Health Survey (AHS)

(3) India Human Development Survey (IHDS)

(4) National Family Health Surveys (NFHS)

Q31. Which of the following is Type-I Error (α) in test of hypothesis?

(1) Probability of accepting hypothesis (H0) where it is true.

(2) Probability of accepting hypothesis (H0) when it is false.

(3) Probability of rejecting hypothesis (H0) when it is true.

(4) Probability of rejecting hypothesis (H0) when it is false.

Q32. Which of the following was not covered under the ICPD ‘Programme of Action’?

(1) Universal access to family planning, reproductive and sexual health services.

(2) Global partnerships for population and development.

(3) Environmental issues associated with population change.

(4) Gender equality and empowerment of women

Q33. Which one of the following is not true about Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)?

(1) The scheme approved in 2006.

(2) The scheme aims at establishing AIIMS like institutions and upgradation of existing medical colleges.

(3) The scheme aims at correcting imbalances in the availability of affordable health care facilities in different parts of country.

(4) The scheme aims at covering vulnerable and deprived section of society under ‘Universal Health Coverage’ scheme.

Q34. Match items of List – I with items of List – II given below:

Match items of List – I with items of List – II given below

List – I

List – II


i. Number of person-years lived between age 10 to 15.


ii. Probability of surviving from age 10 to 15.


iii. Number of years expected to live by those who survived to age 25.


iv. Number of years lived by those who survived to age 25.

(1) iv, i, ii, iii

(2) iii, ii, i, iv

(3) iv, ii, i, iii

(4) iii, i, ii, iv

Q35. According to the SRS Bulletin of September 2014, the Infant Mortality Rate for the rural areas of India falls in which of the following categories (per lakh live births)?

(1) 36 – 38

(2) 39 – 41

(3) 42 – 44

(4) 45 – 47

Q36. According to the SRS Bulletin September-2014, the crude birth rate of India is, (per thousand population)

(1) 17.4

(2) 19.4

(3) 21.4

(4) 23.4

Q37. Arrange the following four large States of India in descending order (high to low) in terms of the crude death rates provided as per the SRS Bulletin September 2014:

i. Kerala

ii. Punjab

iii. West Bengal

iv. Tamil Nadu

Choose the Correct Option

(1) iv, i, ii, iii

(2) ii, iii, iv, i

(3) i, iv, ii, iii

(4) ii, i, iii, iv

Q38. From which Census year onwards, India introduced the concept of urban agglomeration?

(1) 1971

(2) 1981

(3) 1991

(4) 2001

Q39. Which among the following is not an economic determinant of development?

(1) Human Resources

(2) Capital Resources

(3) Technological Progress

(4) Attitude of people and value system in society

Q40. Assertion (A): The eligible couples in the age group 15 – 49 in the country have nearly universal knowledge about different contraceptives.

Reason (R): One of the important reasons for the same may be the vigorous and effective campaign of Family Welfare activities in the country.

Choose the Correct Option

(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 and (R) is false.

(4) (A) is false and (R) is true.

Q41. Which amongst the following services to senior citizens are not covered under the ‘National Programme for the Health Care of Elderly’ (NPHCE)?

(1) Management of illness among elderly.

(2) Health Manpower Development for Geriatric Services

(3) Social and Economic support to elderly population.

(4) Medical rehabilitation and therapeutic intervention.

Q42. The model devised by Kingsley Davis and Judith Blake classifies the “intermediate variables through which social factors of all stages of childbearing, which among the following does not include under factors affecting exposure to intercourse (intercourse variable)?

(1) Age of entry into sexual union.

(2) Permanent celibacy, proportion of women never having sexual union.

(3) Part of the reproductive period spent after or between unions.

(4) Use or no-use of contraception.

Q43. Gender stereotyping in work refers to which of the following?

i. Man can work better than women.

ii. Medical test can determine the work to be done by men and women.

iii. Culture determines the type of work.

Choose the Correct Option

(1) Only i is true.

(2) Only i and ii are true.

(3) Only i and iii are true.

(4) Only ii is true.

Q44. Violence against women is more in the society where –

i. Women are socialized to accept violence

ii. Women tolerate violence

iii. Women do not accept subjugation

iv. Women rationalize violence

Choose the Correct Option

(1) Only i, ii and iii are true

(2) Only ii, iii and iv are true

(3) Only i, ii and iv are true

(4) Only i, iii and iv are true

Q45. Assertion (A): According to some studies, girls who remain longer in schools have higher age at marriage and delayed pregnancy.

Reason (R): Education reduces likelihood of child marriage and delays the age at marriage.

Choose the Correct Option

(1) (A) is true, (R) is true and (R) is explanation of (A).

(2) (A) is true, (R) is true and (R) is not explanation of (A).

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

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