Paper 3 has been removed from NET from 2018 (Notification)- now paper 2 and 3 syllabus is included in paper 2. Practice both paper 2 and 3 from past papers.

NTA NET Population Studies Paper 2 July 2016 Questions and Answers Part 4

Dr. Manishika Jain- Join online Paper 1 intensive course. Includes tests and expected questions.

Start passage

Read the following table and answer questions:

State wise changes in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), Contribution of selected States, percent decline and year of achieving Millennium Development Goals of 4 and 5.

State wise changes in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), Contribution of selected States, percent decline and year of achieving Millennium Development Goals of 4 and

State

IMR %

decline

between

1990 –

2010

Expected

IMR in

2015

(Linear

Method)

Year of

achieving

MDG-4

target

IMR

Level ‘28’

MMR %

decline

between

1997-2001

and

2006-09

Expected

MMR in

2015 by

linear

method

Year of

achieving

MDG – 5

Target of MMR

Level

‘109’

Andhra Pradesh

36.4

45.3

2031

32

101

2014

Bihar /

Jharkhand

36.1

47.2

2032

50.8

119

2016

Kerala

30.6

10.5

1998

46.0

38

2003

Madhya

Pradesh/

Chhattisgarh

43.9

52.5

2025

39.0

199

2022

Tamil Nadu

57.6

21.2

2009

26.0

77

2007

Uttar Pradesh /

Uttarakhand

40.8

53.6

2029

40.8

253

2023

West Bengal

54.5

22.1

2012

52.1

35

2010

Source: 1. SRS data 1990-2010.

2. Hanimi Reddy et al 2012. India’s progress towards the Millennium Development Goals 4 & 5 on Infant and Maternal Mortality. WHO

South-Asia Journal of Public Health 1(3), p. 283 & 285.

Q46. Which of the following State has achieved maximum percent decline in Infant Morality between 1990-2010:

(1) Tamil Nadu

(2) West Bengal

(3) Kerala

(4) Andhra Pradesh

Q47. Arrange the following States in ascending order (low to high) according to expected IMR in 2015:

i. West Bengal

ii. Kerala

iii. Bihar/Jharkhand

iv. Andhra Pradesh

Choose the Correct Option

(1) i, ii, iii, iv

(2) ii, i, iv, iii

(3) iii, ii, i, iv

(4) iv, iii, ii, i

Q48. Which State among the following will reach MDG level of 28 earlier?

(1) Madhya Pradesh / Jharkhand

(2) Andhra Pradesh

(3) West Bengal

(4) Uttar Pradesh / Uttarakhand

Q49. Which among the following State has shown high decline in MMR between1997-2001 and 2006-09?

(1) Kerala

(2) West Bengal

(3) Andhra Pradesh

(4) Tamil Nadu

Q50. Arrange the following States in descending (high to low) order of expected MMR in 2015 by linear method:

i. Tamil Nadu

ii. Andhra Pradesh

iii. Bihar / Jharkhand

iv. Uttar Pradesh / Uttarakhand

Choose the Correct Option

(1) iii, i, iv, ii

(2) ii, iv, i, ii

(3) iv, iii, ii, i

(4) i, ii, iii, iv

End passage