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Population Studies Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Population Studies MCQs Set 29

Questions
1 Which among the following states has shown the highest figure of crude birth rate according to the SRS Bulletin September 2013 ?
1 Bihar
2 Uttar Pradesh
3 Madhya Pradesh
4 Chhattisgarh

Answer: Bihar
2 Which among the following states has not achieved Maternal Mortality ratio (MMR) = 100 according to SRS Special Bulletin 2011-13 ?
1 Gujarat
2 Kerala
3 Tamil Nadu
4 Maharashtra

Answer: Kerala
3 Annual Health Survey provides information for the :
1 All the districts of India
2 All the states of India
3 Districts of EAG states along with Assam
4 All the districts of north-eastern states

Answer: All the districts of north-eastern states
4 Which one amongst the following characteristics of human population profile is not provided in the population Census of the country ?
1 Demographic information
2 Economic information
3 Social and Cultural information
4 Psychological information

Answer: Economic information
5 As per 2011 census effective literacy (71 age group) among the females is around which of the given below :
1 65 percent
2 70 percent
3 75 percent
4 80 percent

Answer: 65 percent
6 Which of the following means tempo of urbanisation ?
1 Level of urbanisation
2 Ratio of urban population size to rural population size
3 Rate of change in the level of urbanisation
4 Ratio of urbanisation of a state to the urbanisation to the country

Answer: Ratio of urbanisation of a state to the urbanisation to the country
7 Which of the following refers to gross migration ?
1 Rural migration 1 urban migration
2 Rural migration 2 urban migration
3 In migration 1 out migration
4 In migration 2 out migration

Answer: Rural migration 2 urban migration
8 According to the census of India 2011, which of the following percentage of country’s population belong’s to (0-6) years ?
1 10.2%
2 11.2%
3 12.2%
4 13.2%

Answer: 11.2%
9 According to 2011 census which of the following is proportion of 60 and above population in India is approximately :
1 9 percent
2 15 percent
3 11 percent
4 20 percent

Answer: 11 percent
10 Arrange the following states, high to low, by contraceptive prevalence rate of modern methods (NFHS - 3)

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu

Codes :
1 (c) (d) (a) (b)
2 (d) (a) (c) (b)
3 (a) (b) (d) (c)
4 (d) (a) (b) (c)

Answer: (a) (b) (d) (c)
11 In the category of variables related to factors affecting exposure to conception, under the list of Intermediate variables, which among the following is not correct ?
1 Fecundity or infecundity as affected by involuntary causes
2 Use and non use of contraception
3 Fecundity or infecundity Causes (sterilization, sub-incision, medical treatment etc.)
4 Involuntary abstinence (from impotence illness, unavoidable but temporary separation)

Answer: Use and non use of contraception
12 Life - table mortality rate (qx) are usually :
1 about the same as age - specific death rates (Mx)
2 higher than age specific death rates (Mx)
3 exactly the same values as age - specific death rate (Mx)
4 lower than age - specific death rates (Mx)

Answer: lower than age - specific death rates (Mx)
13 In which of the following year Indian census collected the information on displacement ?
1 1941
2 1951
3 1961
4 1971

Answer: 1951
14 Which of the following stands for the term ‘IPCC’ ?
1 International Panel for climate change
2 Inter-Governmental Panel on climate change
3 International Programme on climate change
4 Indian Panel on climate change

Answer: International Programme on climate change
15 Which of the following is overall sex ratio of the scheduled tribe population (females per thousand males) according to the 2011 census is :
1 960
2 970
3 980
4 990

Answer: 980

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