MCQs on Population Studies - 9

1. Which of the following is not included for the calculation of Human Development Index?


(A) Longevity
(B) Education
(C) Income
(D) Housing



2. nPx column of life table refers to

(A) Survival function
(B) Probability of death
(C) Number of persons living between ages a and a + 1
(D) Expectation of life at birth



3. As per the norms for the health facilities in India, what population size should be served by a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in hilly and tribal areas?

(A) 20,000
(B) 50,000
(C) 1,00,000
(D) 10,000



4. For providing reliable estimates of the following, which is not the objective of the Sample Registration System?

(A) Birth Rates
(B) Death Rates
(C) Infant Mortality Rates
(D) Migration Rates



5. The Total Fertility Rate is

(A) The total number of children born in a country in a given year divided by labour force.
(B) The number of children born to the average woman during her reproductive years.
(C) The number of births in a country divided by total population in a given year.
(D) The number of women age 15 – 45 in a country divided by total population.



6. China and India constituted around ______ percentage of the world’s population.

(A) 40 percent
(B) 10 percent
(C) 80 percent
(D) 0.10 percent



7. With population growth rate of 1.0 how much time it would take to double the population?

(A) 28 years
(B) 46 years
(C) 70 years
(D) 100 years



8. The disease burden could be measured by the following index:

(A) Mortality adjusted life years
(B) Premature deaths
(C) Mortality-fertility ratio
(D) Disability adjusted life years



9. What proportion of world’s population lives in developing countries?

(A) Approximately 35%
(B) Approximately 80%
(C) Nearly 10 billion people
(D) Less than 1 billion people



10. Most of the early development in demography took place in

(A) England, France, Germany and few other European countries
(B) United States of America and few Latin American countries
(C) Australia, India, China and Russia
(D) None of the above countries



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