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Population Studies Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Population Studies MCQs Set 18

Questions
1 Arrange the following Union Territories in descending order (top to bottom) according to the Crude Birth Rate shown in the SRS Bulletin September 2014.

(i) Dadra & Nagar Haveli

(ii) Daman & Diu

(iii) Puducherry

(iv) Lakshdweep

Codes :
1 (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2 (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
3 (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
4 (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2 According to the SRS Bulletin of September 2014, the infant moralality rate in urban areas of India is :
1 24
2 25
3 26
4 27

Answer: 27
3 Even after achieving replacement level of fertility, why population continue to grow ?
1 Due to population ageing
2 Due to mortality
3 Due to population momentum
4 Due to migration

Answer: Due to population momentum
4 According to the census of India-2011, the proportion of population in the age group 1559 years in urban areas to the total population of India is around;
1 60 percent
2 62 percent
3 64 percent
4 67 percent

Answer: 67 percent
5 Under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), in which combination of cities, new AIIMS like institutions have been established in all the four cities ?
1 Rishikesh, Raipur, Jodhpur, Jabalpur
2 Bhbaneshwar, Rishikesh, Jodhpur, Raipur
3 Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi
4 Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Lucknow

Answer: Bhbaneshwar, Rishikesh, Jodhpur, Raipur
6 Who among the following proposed ‘Logistic curve of population growth’ in the area of population theories ?
1 Pearl and Reed
2 Marx
3 Engels
4 Alfred Sauvex

Answer: Pearl and Reed
7 Which among the following is not the feature of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
1 The hospitalization coverage upto ` 30,000 per annum
2 Transport expenses of ` 100 per hospitalization
3 OPD services may be availed in empanelled hospitals
4 The beneficiaries need to pay ` 30 as registration fee

Answer: OPD services may be availed in empanelled hospitals
8 In which of the following year ‘Target Free Approach’ was adopted in the family welfare programme in India ?
1 1996
2 2005
3 1997
4 2002

Answer: 1996
9 Arrange the following bigger states in descending order (top to bottom) according to crude birth rate as shown in the SRS Bulletin September 2014.

(i) Bihar

(ii) Uttar Pradesh

(iii) Madhya Pradesh

(iv) Jharkhand

Codes :
1 (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2 (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
3 (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
4 (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
10

Assertion (A) : The results based on large surveys and census data related to fertility levels suggest that there is declining trend in the levels of fertility in the country.

Reason (R) : The factors affecting fertility behaviour, of the country’s population in general and eligible couples in the reproductive age group 15-49, in particular are working effectively.

Codes :
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, (R) is false
4 (A) is false, (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
11 Which of the following group of states correctly describe descending level of infant mortality rate (high to low) per SRS, 2014 figures ?
1 Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh
2 Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha
3 Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh
4 Assam, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

Answer: Assam, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
12 Among the below listed measures of fertility, which one is the most refined ?
1 General fertility rate
2 Total fertility rate
3 Net reproduction rate
4 Total marital fertility rate

Answer: Total marital fertility rate
13 Arrange the following States of India in descending order of exponential rate of population growth in the decade 2001-2011 census of India.

(a) Bihar

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Madhya Pradesh

Codes :
1 Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
2 Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
3 Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
4 Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar

Answer: Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
14 Arrange the following States of India by decreasing order, according to full immunization of children age 12-23 months as per the NFHS-3 Report.

(a) Kerala

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) West Bengal

(d) Haryana

Codes :
1 Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Haryana
2 Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, West Bengal
3 Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Haryana, West Bengal
4 Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana

Answer: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Haryana, West Bengal
15 Which among the following statements describe the status of Jansankhya Sthirta Kosh (Population Stabilization Fund)
1 One division of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
2 An Independent Autonomous Body
3 One division of Department of Family Welfare
4 One section of division of Maternal and Child Health in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Answer: An Independent Autonomous Body

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