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Population Studies Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Population Studies MCQs Set 37

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Questions
1 Which state has compact settlements most found due to scarcity of water ?
1 Rajasthan
2 Gujarat
3 Tamil Nadu
4 Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Rajasthan
2 Which Indian states have lowest density of population according to census 2011 ?
1 Rajasthan
2 Andhra Pradesh
3 Assam
4 Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Arunachal Pradesh
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3 The National Nutrition Policy of India was adopted in which of the following years ?
1 1990
2 1993
3 1996
4 1999

Answer: 1993
4 Which of the following Days is not properly matched ?
1 World Population Day – 11th July
2 World-TB Day – 24th March
3 World AIDS Day – 1st December
4 World Health Day – 18th April

Answer: World Health Day – 18th April
5 Which of the following is a demographic indication of gender disparity ?
1 Domestic Violence
2 Sex Ratio
3 Wage differentials
4 Sexual Assault

Answer: Sex Ratio
6 Role of class, colour, race and culture in the changing social and urban development was investigated by
1 Colin Clarke
2 Milton Singer
3 J.P. Dickenson
4 Michael P. Todaro

Answer: Colin Clarke
7 Which among the following health problem is not due to the deficiency of Iodine ?
1 Mental Retardation
2 Cretinism
3 Goitre
4 Blindness

Answer: Blindness
8 Which among the following scheme was not initiated during NRHM ?
1 National Shishu Swasthya Karyakram (NSSK)
2 Janani Suraksha Yojana
3 ASHA Scheme
4 Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Answer: Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
9

Assertion (A) : Ozone in atmosphere is good for normal life on earth’s surface.

Reason (R) : Ozone layer does not absorb the ultraviolet rays of the sun that affect living beings.

Codes :
1 (A) is true, (R) is true, (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 (A) is true, (R) is true, (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, (R) is false
4 (A) is false, (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, (R) is false
10 Which among the following coined the word “Proximate Determinants of Fertility” ?
1 Caldwell
2 Bongaarts
3 Hajhal
4 Kingsley Davis & Judith Blake

Answer: Bongaarts
11

Assertion (A) : ‘Wealth Gap’ and the “Gender Gap” tend to reinforce each other.

Reason (R) : Lowest levels of awareness are recorded for women in the lowest quintile, and the gap between the hightest and the lowest quintile is higher for women.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
12 Which one is not a strategy under National Health Mission (NHM) ?
1 To synergise Janani Surakasha Yojana (JSY) with new Food Security Legislation
2 To expand comprehensive package of free and cashless service covering all pregnant and sick infants
3 To provide cash to pregnant women on birth of female baby
4 To strengthening emergency response and patient transport system

Answer: To provide cash to pregnant women on birth of female baby
13 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Manipur is reported to have high percentage of HIV positive men as per NFHS-III.

Reason (R) : Manipur has high percentage of Intravenous drug users.

In the context of the two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
14 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Even after achieving replacement level of fertility, population continues to grow.

Reason (R) : This happens due to phenomena of population momentum.

In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is correct, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is correct

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
15 Which among the following is not a communicable disease ?
1 Malaria
2 Typhoid
3 Hypertension
4 Dengue

Answer: Hypertension

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