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Population Studies Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Population Studies MCQs Set 44

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Questions
1 Which among the following type is SRS life table ?
1 Complete
2 Cohort
3 Period
4 Actuarial

Answer: Period
2 Which among the following is not the correct approach of the ‘Reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent’ (RMNC+A) programme under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) ?
1 Continuum of Care
2 National Iron + Initiative
3 Comprehensive screening and early intervention for defects at birth
4 Partnership with Panchayati Raj Institutions

Answer: Partnership with Panchayati Raj Institutions
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3 According to NFHS-3 which of the following is current use of spacing methods in India :
1 5%
2 10%
3 12%
4 15%

Answer: 10%
4 Which one of the following statements is true for demographic transition stage-I ?
1 High birth rates, high death rates, and low growth rates.
2 High birth rates, declining death rates, and rising growth rates.
3 Continued decline of death rates, declining birth rates, growth rate decline from high to lower levels.
4 Low birth rates, low death rates and low growth rates.

Answer: High birth rates, high death rates, and low growth rates.
5 According to the SRS Bulletin September 2014, the natural growth rate of India is,
1 10.4%.
2 12.4%.
3 14.4%.
4 16.4%.

Answer: 14.4%.
6 The population Data Committee was set-up by the Government of India in which among the following years ?
1 1940
2 1944
3 1948
4 1952

Answer: 1944
7 Census Commissioner of India has specified a few criteria to define an urban area. Which is the correct number of such criteria ?
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4

Answer: 4
8 Which of the following method is used by the Expert Committee for population projection in India ?
1 Geometric method
2 Exponential method
3 Component method
4 Logistic method

Answer: Component method
9 How many number of categories of diseases have been classified under International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10th Revision ?
1 19
2 20
3 21
4 22

Answer: 22
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10 According to SRS (2010-13) cause of deaths statistics, top ten causes of deaths accounts for almost
1 70% of all deaths
2 80% of all deaths
3 90% of all deaths
4 100% of all deaths

Answer: 80% of all deaths
11 According to NFHS-3, Which of the following range represents Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) by modern methods for India ?
1 35% – 40%
2 40% – 45%
3 45% – 50%
4 50% – 55%

Answer: 45% – 50%
12 Which one of the following will be affected according to Coale (1986) if a country achieve below replacement level of fertility ?
1 Demographic effects.
2 Social effects.
3 Political effects.
4 All the above.

Answer: All the above.
13 The total unmet need for family planning in India according to NFHS-III is
1 Less than 5%
2 5 to upto 8%
3 8 to upto 10%
4 More than 10%

Answer: More than 10%
14

Assertion (A) : Some of the studies have shown that low skilled immigrants actually raised the wages of their less-educated native born counterparts in the surrounding area.

Reason (R) : The native born less educated persons shifted from manual labour to office jobs, which paid them higher wages.

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).
15 Which one of the following is the top most (Rank-I) cause of deaths in India according to SRS cause of deaths report in India 2010-13 ?
1 Tuberculosis
2 Respiratory diseases
3 Diarrhoeal diseases
4 Cardiovascular diseases

Answer: Cardiovascular diseases

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