1. Which of the following assumption is correct for stable population?

(A) Age-specific fertility and age specific mortality has remained unchanged in the past.
(B) Fertility and mortality has remained unchanged in the past.
(C) Age-specific fertility, age specific mortality has remained unchanged and migration is nil.
(D) None of the above.

2. Selectivity bias in survey data:

(A) Are only important in the analysis of birth interval.
(B) May affect studies of the interval between marriages, geographic movement or job changes.
(C) Arise because women often forget the exact age of birth of their children.
(D) Arise because the survey is cross sectional rather than a complete longitudinal study of each birth cohort of women.

3. Match from List – I and List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. International Women’s Day
i. 8th March
b. World Health Day
ii. 7th April
c. World Environment Day
iii. 5th June
d. International Day of the Older
iv. 1st October

      a b c d
(A) i ii iii iv
(B) i iii iv ii
(C) ii iv i iii
(D) iv i ii iii

4. Arrange sequentially the steps to achieve population stabilization:

(a) Replacement level of fertility
(b) Zero population growth rate
(c) Stable age distribution
(d) CBR – CDR = 0

(A) a b c d
(B) b c d a
(C) a d b c
(D) d b c a

5. Which among the following items is not aim of the National Policy on HIV/AIDS?

(A) Protect rights of those who are infected and provide access to available care, support and treatment.
(B) Protect workers from stigma and discrimination.
(C) Encourage transmission of HIV infection among workers and their families.
(D) Ensure safe migration and mobility with access to information services on HIV/AIDS.

6. Maximum female migration in India is observed in

(A) Rural to Rural Stream
(B) Rural to Urban Stream
(C) Urban to Urban Stream
(D) Urban to Rural Stream

7. Percentage of life time migrants to total population of India is approximately

(A) 25 percent
(B) 30 percent
(C) 35 percent
(D) 40 percent

8. The maximum proportion of women in female-headed households is

(A) Divorced
(B) Married
(C) Never-married
(D) Widowed

9. Who among the following Demographers has presented first the Theory of Demographic Transition in an almost mature form with explanation for the changes in fertility?

(A) Landry
(B) Warren Thompson
(C) Frank W. Notestein
(D) C.P. Blacker

10. Which was the nodal agency chosen for conducting National Family Health Survey in India?

(A) National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi.
(B) International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPs), Mumbai
(C) National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad
(D) Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

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