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61. “Building knowledge base on population ageing in India (BKPAI) ” survey was conducted in which of the following states of India?

(1) All states of India

(2) Only in major states of India

(3) Only in south Indian states

(4) Selected seven states of India

62. According to 2011 census, which of the following states has the lowest population density?

(1) Rajasthan

(2) Gujarat

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Orissa

63. Among the following which one does not constitute a target under ‘Millennium Development Goals’ (MDG) ?

(1) Reduce MMR by three quarters

(2) Achieve universal access to ‘Reproductive Health Services’

(3) Achieve Universal Access to Primary education

(4) Reduce under five mortality by two- thirds

64. According to data published in SRS Bulletin Dec. 2016, which state has highest level of infant mortality rate in urban areas?

(1) Orissa

(2) Madhya Pradesh

(3) Bihar

(4) Uttar Pradesh

65. Arrange the following countries according to their level of population growth rate (average annual percentage change) , low to high (Estimates for 2016, world fact book) using code given below:

(a) USA

(b) UK

(c) Japan

(d) France


(1) (d) , (c) , (a) , (b)

(2) (b) , (c) , (d) , (a)

(3) (c) , (d) , (b) , (a)

(4) (a) , (c) , (d) , (b)

66. According to 2011 Census, which of the following states has the lowest female literacy?

(1) Jammu and Kashmir

(2) Bihar

(3) Jharkhand

(4) Rajasthan

67. Match different types of birth intervals given in list-1 with their explanations given in list-2 using codes given below:

Title: Table of Diff. Types of Birth Intervals List 1 with List 2
(a) Closed birth interval(i) The closed birth interval which includes the survey date and ends after this date in future.
(b) Open birth interval(ii) The period between two live births.
(c) Straddling birth interval(iii) The period elapsed since the last live birth till survey date.
(d) Forward birth interval(iv) The period from the survey date to the date of next birth.


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

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

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

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

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

68. Arrange the following countries to their population growth rate (average annual percent change) , low to high (Estimates 2016, world fact book) using codes given below:

(a) Pakistan

(b) India

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) Bangladesh


(1) (d) , (b) , (c) , (a)

(2) (c) , (d) , (b) , (a)

(3) (c) , (b) , (a) , (d)

(4) (d) , (b) , (a) , (c)

69. Match the international days shown in list-1 with their dates when they are celebrated shown in list-2, using code given below:

Title: Table of International Days List 1 with List 2
List-1List -2
(a) Environment day(i) June 21
(b) Health day(ii) April 7
(c) Toilet Day(iii) June 5
(d) Yoga Day(iv) November 19


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

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

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

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

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

70. The “PCPNDT Act” in India was enacted for which one of the following purpose?

(1) To reduce MMR

(2) To reduce TFR

(3) To stop female infanticide

(4) To stop female foeticide

71. The theory of epidemiological transaction deals with which one of the following?

(1) Changes in mortality pattern

(2) Changes in fertility pattern

(3) Changes in disease pattern

(4) Changes in migration pattern

72. Match the various indicators of use of family planning program services in list-1 with their values in list-2 as reported in NFHS-4:

Title: Table of Various Indicators of Family Planning List 1 with List 2
List -1List -2
(a) Unmet need of planning(i) 47.8 %
(b) Unmet need of spacing(ii) 12.9 %
(c) Use of contraceptives among eligible couples(iii) 7.2 %
(d) Total unmet need(iv) 5.7 %


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

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

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

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

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

73. Match the Demographic surveys listed in list-1 with the periods in where they were conducted shown in list-2 using code given below:

Title: Table of Demographic Sureys List 1 with List 2
List -1List -2
(a) NFHS - 3(i) 2005 - 06
(b) NFHS - 4(ii) 2007 - 08
(c) DLHS - 3(iii) 2012 - 13
(d) DLHS - 4(iv) 2015 - 16


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

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

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

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

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

74- Which one of the following is the right expansion of SNCU?

(1) State and National Contraceptive unit

(2) Sick newborn care units

(3) Severe Neonatal care units

(4) Sick neonatal care units

75. Which of the following Ministry is mainly responsible for the welfare of the older persons?

(1) Ministry of health and family welfare

(2) Ministry of social justice and empowerment

(3) Ministry of Rural Development

(4) Ministry of finance

76. Which of the following is not taken as a criterion for defining urban centers in India?

(1) Population size

(2) Status of basic amenities

(3) Population density

(4) Male work force structure

77. Which of the following is one of the indicators used to compute “Human development Index” ?

(1) Infant mortality rate

(2) Morbidity rate

(3) Life expectancy at birth

(4) Death rate

78. Arrange the following states by nutritional status of under – five years children (weight for age) in the year 2015 - 16, highest to lowest as per NFHS-4 fact sheet.

(a) Karnataka

(b) Kerala

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Maharashtra


(1) (a) , (b) , (c) , (d)

(2) (a) , (c) , (d) , (b)

(3) (b) , (c) , (d) , (a)

(4) (d) , (a) , (c) , (b)

79. The ‘National Health Policy 2017’ aims to reduce IMR by the year 2019 to which of the following levels?

(1) 25

(2) 28

(3) 30

(4) 35

80. Which one of the following given in list -1 is not matched correctly with items given in list-2:

Title: Table of One of the Following List 1 with List 2
List -1List -2
(1) Coale - Demeny(i) Model life table
(2) Whipple՚s index(ii) Age-preference index
(3) Myer՚s Blended Index(iii) Fertility preference
(4) Hajnal index(iv) Simulated mean age at marriage

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

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

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

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

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

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