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1. The Department of Social and
Economic Affairs of the United
Nations addressed the world
population situation for the first time
in which of the following year given
below ?
(A) 1953 (B) 1963
(C) 1973 (D) 2003
2. Among the following information
which aspect is not available in the
sample registration system in India ?
(A) Migration
(B) Births
(C) Infant Mortality
(D) Deaths
3. Reliable mortality estimates in India
are available at
(A) National Level
(B) National and State Level
(C) National, State and District
Level
(D) National, State, District and
Block Level
4. As per the latest Sample Registration
Report (October, 2009) which one of
the following category shows
descending order for infant mortality
rate ?
(A) Orissa, Madhya Pradesh,
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
(B) Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar
Pradesh, Rajasthan
(C) Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan,
Orissa, Madhya Pradesh
(D) Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,
Madhya Pradesh, Orissa
5. What are different sources of data on
population projections in India out of
the listed ones ?
I. UN Population Division
II. World Bank Projections
III. Expert Committee Report on
Population Projections for India.
IV. Economic and Social
Commission for Asia and
Pacific (ESCAP)
(A) I II III
(B) I II III IV
(C) I II IV
(D) II III IV
6. Population growth rate can be
measured by (a) Arithmetic growth
rate, (b) Geometric growth rate,
(c) Exponential growth rate. But
census reports in India measures
decennial population growth rate by
which of the following ?
Codes :
(A) Arithmetic growth rate
(B) Arithmetic growth rate and
Geometric growth rate
(C) Arithmetic growth rate and
Exponential growth rate
(D) Geometric growth rate and
Exponential growth rate
7. For Post-censal estimates of
population, which among the
following is generally used ?
(A) Component method of
population projections
(B) Project the exponential growth
rate in future years
(C) Regression method
(D) Any two of the above methods

8. Assertion (A) : Maternal
mortality is measured by the
indicator Maternal Mortality
Ratio (MMR).
Reason (R) : Because
numerator is a subset of
denominator.
Codes :
(A) (A) is correct, (R) is correct
and is correct explanation of
(A).
(B) (A) is correct, (R) is incorrect
and is incorrect explanation of
(A).
(C) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is
correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
9. Assertion (A) : Child (0-6 years)
sex ratio is on the decline due
to sex selective abortion and
female infanticide.
Reason (R) : Female children
are felt a burden.
Codes :
(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is
wrong.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct
and (R) is the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is wrong, but (R) is
correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct,
but (R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
10. Sex ratio of India is low because of
(A) Population size
(B) Illiteracy
(C) Low status of women
(D) Migration
11. Match the following items given
in List – I with the States given in
List – II.
List – I
(Items)
List – II
(State)
(I) Highest slum
population to
total urban
population (%)
(1) Kerala
(II) Highest SC &
ST population
to total
population (%)
(2) West
Bengal
(III) Highest
average annual
exponential
growth rate
(%)
(3) Orissa
(IV) Highest
elderly
population to
total
population (%)
(4) Maharashtra
(5) Bihar
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (2) (4) (1) (3)
(B) (3) (5) (2) (4)
(C) (4) (2) (5) (1)
(D) (1) (3) (4) (5)
12. The major Indian States having the
highest proportion of elderly (60+
years) in their descending order.
(A) Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra,
Orissa
(B) Kerala, Punjab, Orissa,
Maharashtra
(C) Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab,
Orissa
(D) Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab,
Orissa

13. Match the denominators of the
following indicators :
Indicators Denominators
(I) Infant
Mortality
Rate
(1) No. of
births in a
year
(II) Maternal
Mortality ratio
(2) Mid-year
population
(III) Age of
specific
fertility rate
(3) No. of
people in a
specific age
(IV) Age specific
mortality rate
(4) No. of
women in a
specific age
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (1) (2) (4) (3)
(B) (1) (1) (4) (3)
(C) (1) (2) (3) (4)
(D) (2) (1) (4) (3)
14. The major States having the highest
proportion of SC & ST population in
their descending order.
(A) Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan,
Punjab, Orissa
(B) Orissa, Madhya Pradesh,
Rajasthan, Punjab
(C) Rajasthan, Punjab, Orissa,
Madhya Pradesh
(D) Punjab, Orissa, Madhya
Pradesh, Rajasthan
15. Assertion (A) : The elderly
especially in their 70+ years
are generally feeling
themselves a burden.
Reason (R) : Industrialization
and urbanisation has led to the
breakdown of the family
system.
Codes :
(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct,
but (R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct
and (R) is the correct
explanation of (A).
(D) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct.
16. Among these which is a cobort
fertility measure ?
(A) Total fertility rate
(B) Age-specific fertility rate
(C) Parity progression ratio
(D) All of above
17. As per the model on social and
cultural factors affecting fertility by
Kingsley Davis and Judith Blake,
which among the following is
gestation variable ?
(A) Age of entry into sexual union
(B) Permanent Celibacy :
proportion of women never
having sexual union
(C) Fecundity or infecundity, as
affected by involuntary causes
(D) Foetal mortality from
involuntary causes
18. Match the following items given in
List – I with the items of List – II :
List – I List – II
(a) Theory of
stable
population
(i) William
Brass
(b) Singulate
mean age at
marriage
(ii) Lotka
(c) ‘Intermediate
Variables’
(iii) Hajnal
(d) P/F Ratio
Method
(iv) Davis &
Blake
(v) Caldwell
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(C) (v) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(D) (iii) (iv) (v) (ii)
19. For the calculation of Sex-Age
Adjuted Birth Rate (SAABR) the
numerator is which among the
following ?
(A) Number of women in the
reproductive age group
(B) Total number of women in the
specific population
(C) Number of children in the age
group (0-4) in the specific
population
(D) Number of live birth in the year

20. For calculation of crude birth rate the
denominator is which of the
following ?
(A) Total population of the
respective geographical area.
(B) Total child population age
(0-4) years
(C) Mid year population of the
respective calendar year
(D) Mid year decadal population
21. Integrated Counselling and Testing
Centre (ICTC) is associated with
(A) Antenatal care and child birth
(B) Child birth and HIV
(C) Postnatal care and HIV
(D) Antenatal care and HIV
22. Column nLx in life table is
(A) Number of persons alive
between ages x and x + n
(B) Person-years lived by persons
during the interval x to x + n
(C) Number of deaths during the
interval x to x + n
(D) Probability of dying between
ages x and x + n
23. Recent estimate of maternal
mortality ratio in India lies in
(A) 150 – 200 (B) 201 – 250
(C) 251 – 300 (D) 301 – 350
24. Match the measures given in List – I
with the indicators given in List – II :
List – I
(Measures)
List – II
(Indicators)
(I) Height for
Age
(1) Wasted
(II) Weight for
age
(2) Stunted
(III) Height for
weight
(3) Underweight
(IV) Body Mass
Index
(4) Anaemia
(5) Obesity
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (3) (2) (1) (4)
(B) (4) (3) (2) (1)
(C) (2) (3) (1) (5)
(D) (5) (2) (3) (4)
25. The States having the highest
percentage of underweight children
(0-71 months) in their descending
order, according to NFHS-3, 2005-06
(A) Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar
Pradesh, Rajasthan
(B) Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh,
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
(C) Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan,
Bihar, Madhya Pradesh
(D) Bihar, Madhya Pradesh,
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
26. Match the levels of IMR with States.
States Level of IMR
(I) MP (1) 70
(II) Orissa (2) 69
(III) U.P. (3) 67
(IV) Bihar (4) 56
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (1) (2) (3) (4)
(B) (2) (1) (4) (3)
(C) (2) (1) (3) (4)
(D) (1) (2) (4) (3)
27. Select the correct sequence of the
following population in subgroups in
ascending order of growth rate :
(A) Rural, Urban slums, Urban,
Cities
(B) Rural, Urban, Cities, Urban
slums
(C) Urban, Rural, Urban slums,
Cities
(D) Rural, Cities, Urban slums,
Urban
28. According to census definition,
Class II cities have population
between
(A) 5,00,000 – 9,99,999
(B) 1,00,000 – 4,99,999
(C) 50,000 – 1,00,000
(D) 20,000 – 49,999

29. Among the following metropolitan
cities which city does not show
decline in the growth of the core ?
(A) Bangalore (B) Mumbai
(C) Chennai (D) Delhi
30. Which one of the following States
had the highest number of
declassified towns in 2001 ?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Bihar
(D) Andhra Pradesh
31. Among the Indian States which State
has the highest interstate in
migration ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Haryana
(C) West Bengal
(D) Maharashtra
32. Urban growth rate depends upon
I. Natural Growth Rate.
II. Rate of increase due to new
independent towns.
III. Rate of increase due to
merging and boundary
changes.
IV. Migration rate.
Which one of the following
combination is the correct one ?
(A) I and II
(B) I and III
(C) I, II and III
(D) I, II, III and IV
33. At what stage is India according to
the theory of demographic transition ?
(A) High stationary stage
(B) Early expanding stage
(C) Late expanding stage
(D) Low stationary stage
34. Which one of the following is not a
‘preventive check’ on population
growth according to Malthus ?
(A) Postponement of marriage
(B) Permanent abstinence from sex
(C) Birth control
(D) Extra marital sexual relations
35. Among the Everett Lee’s
conceptualisation of the factors
associated with the decision to
migrate and the process of migration,
which one is of utmost importance ?
(A) Factors at origin
(B) Factors at destination
(C) Intervening obstacles
(D) Personal factors
36. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer using the
code given below :
List – I List – II
(I) Libenstein
(a) Theory of
change and
response
(II) Kingsley
Davis
(b) Intergenerational
flow of
wealth
(III) Easterlin (c) Utilities
disabilities
of children
(IV) Caldwell (d) Hypothetical
trends in
supply,
demand and
actual family
size
(e) Demographic
transition
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (a) (e) (d) (b)
(B) (c) (a) (d) (b)
(C) (d) (b) (a) (e)
(D) (b) (a) (d) (c)
37. Medical Termination of Pregnancy
(MTP) Act is passed in India in
(A) 1950 (B) 1966
(C) 1971 (D) 1990

38. Among the following which one is
the indicator of social development ?
(A) Rate of inflation
(B) Total Food Production
(C) Enrolment ratio of boys/girls
(D) Percentage population working
in non-agricultural sector
39. Which of the following is not
contributing to sustainable
development ?
(A) Land use planning
(B) Increasing bio-diversity
(C) Development of nonconventional
energy
(D) National Rural Employment
Guarantee Programme
40. Which one of the following is not
considered in calculating the Human
Development Index (HDI) ?
(A) Expectation of Life at Birth
(B) Mortality Rate
(C) Educational Attainment
(D) Per Capita Income
41. Female foeticide is a consequence of
(A) Social inequality
(B) Son preference
(C) Unethical medical practices
(D) All of above
42. The most important source of air
pollution in mega cities is
(A) Poor sanitation
(B) Garbage accumulation
(C) Vehicular traffic
(D) Poor housing
43. The probability of women having
another child given that she has
already had a certain number is
(A) Total fertility rate
(B) Gross reproduction rate
(C) Parity progression ratio
(D) Completed fertility rate
44. Goal to be achieved for infant
mortality rate (per thousand live
birth) by 2012, according to
population policy 2000 is
(A) 30 (B) 40
(C) 45 (D) 50
45. Match the events given in List – I
with the year of initiation given in
List – II :
List – I
(Events)
List – II
(Year)
(I) National
Rural Health
Mission
(1) 1992
(II) National
Policy on
Older
Persons
(2) 1997
(III) National
AIDS
Control
Organisation
(3) 1999
(IV) Reproductive
and Child
Health
Programme
(4) 2000
(5) 2005
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (5) (3) (2) (1)
(B) (4) (5) (2) (3)
(C) (3) (1) (4) (2)
(D) (2) (3) (5) (4)

46. Arrange the following States in
descending order for percentage of
Institutional deliveries to total
deliveries during 2006-07 :
I. Tamil Nadu
II. Maharashtra
III. Karnataka
IV. Rajasthan
Codes :
(A) IV II III I
(B) III I II IV
(C) I II III IV
(D) II III IV I
47. Arrange the following States in
descending order according to
percentage effectively couple
protection rate due to all methods of
family planning as on 31 March,
2008 :
I. Andhra Pradesh
II. Karnataka
III. Madhya Pradesh
IV. Maharashtra
(A) I II IV III
(B) I II III IV
(C) II III I IV
(D) IV III II I
48. Arrange sequentially the steps to
achieve population stabilization :
(a) Replacement level fertility,
(b) Population growth rate of zero,
(c) Stable age distribution,
(d) CBR – CDR = 0
Code :
(A) (a), (b), (d), (c)
(B) (a), (b), (c), (d)
(C) (a), (c), (d), (b)
(D) (c), (d), (a), (b)
49. Match the terms with programmes.
Programme Terms
(I) Replacement
Level
Fertility
(1) Sex Ratio
(II) Population
stabilization
(2) Fertility
(III) PNDT
(3) Population
Growth
Rate
(IV) HIV/AIDS (4) Condoms
(5) IVD
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (1) (2) (4) (3)
(B) (2) (3) (4) (1)
(C) (2) (3) (1) (4)
(D) (3) (2) (1) (5)
50. Match the numerators of the
following indicators :
Indicators Numerators
(I) Incidence
Rate
(1) New cases
of a disease
in a year
(II) Prevalence
Rate
(2) All cases of a
disease in a
year
(III) Case fertility
ratio
(3) Number of
deaths in a
year among
case with
certain
characteristics
(IV) Crude death
rate
(4) No. of
deaths
(5) Mid year
population
Codes :
(I) (II) (III) (IV)
(A) (1) (2) (3) (4)
(B) (2) (1) (5) (4)
(C) (1) (3) (2) (4)
(D) (2) (1) (3) (4)

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