1. Name the recent source of data on morbidity:

(A) Sample Registration System
(B) Census
(C) National Family Health Surveys
(D) National Sample Survey

2. Out of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), how many of them relate to the health sector?

(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

3. Some important National/ International Days are shown in List – I and their dates in List – II. Match the days with their dates:

List – I
List – II

a. World Population Day
1. March 8
b. International Women Day
2. May 31
c. World Anti- Tobacco Day
3. July 11
d. International Day of Elderly
4. October 1

       a b c d
(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 3 1 2 4
(C) 3 2 4 1
(D) 3 4 1 2

4. When India Government has adopted Family Planning Programme?

(A) 1952
(B) 1951
(C) 1953
(D) 1949

5. What is the optimum number of antenatal care visits by health worker prescribed by Government of India?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5

6. What is horizontal and vertical equity?

Select the right answer.

(A) Horizontal equity deals with issues across population and vertical equity deals with issues related to specific population groups.
(B) Horizontal equity deals with poor population groups but vertical equity deals with rich population groups.
(C) Horizontal and vertical equity both refers to reduce gap between rich and poor.
(D) Horizontal equity deals with poverty and vertical equity deals with richness.

7. Universal Immunisation Program (UIP) has extended coverage to the children aged 12 – 23 months as part of preventive case. What percent of these children are fully immunized according to NFHS – 3?

(A) Less than 45 percent
(B) 45 – 50 percent
(C) 50 – 55 percent
(D) More than 55 percent

8. Nutritional status of the children can be measured by the following:

(A) Percent stunted; percent wasted; percent underweight
(B) Percent stunted; percent wasted
(C) Percent wasted; percent underweight
(D) None

 9. What is the source for calculating Below Poverty Line (BPL) in India?

(A) Census
(B) National Sample Survey
(C) Sample Registration System
(D) National Family Health Survey

10. Which one of the following numerator adjustment method is used in computing infant mortality rate?

(A) IMR2 = [(DS2 + DP2) / B2] × 1000
(B) IMR2 = [(DP2 / B1) + (DS2 / B2)] × 1000
(C) IMR2 = [{D2 (1 – f)} / B2 + fD2 / B1] × 1000
(D) IMR2 = {D2 / [(1 – f)B2 + fB1]} × 1000

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