1. The desirable properties of a good estimates of population parameter is

(A) unbiased and consistent
(B) unbiased and minimum variance
(C) unbiased, consistent and minimum variance
(D) consistent, minimum variance and efficient

2. Which indicator is used to measure degree of variation in per capita income of India and USA given in unit of Rupees and Dollars?

(A) Correlation
(B) Coefficient of variation
(C) Co-variance
(D) Dispersion

3. Which of the following type of graph does not represent the size of population?

(A) Histogram
(B) Pie-diagram
(C) Bar Chart
(D) Line Diagram

4. If the universe from which the sample is to be obtained is homogeneous, which of the following sampling techniques will be most appropriate?

(A) Stratified Random Sampling
(B) Cluster Sampling
(C) Simple Random Sampling
(D) Systematic Random Sampling

5. Who among the following viewed that children have utilitarian value?

(A) Caldwell
(B) Leibenstein
(C) Becker
(D) Judith Blake

6. Which one among the following is considered effectiveness of oral pills while computing couple protection rate?

(A) 50 percent
(B) 75 percent
(C) 95 percent
(D) 100 percent

7. For Estimation of Singulate Mean Age of marriage using Hajnal’s method, which among the following assumption is correct?

(A) Both fertility and mortality have remained constant in past.
(B) Marriage has remained constant in past.
(C) Fertility has been constant in past.
(D) Mortality has been constant in past.

8. Which among the following is not a natural contraceptive method?

(A) Coitus interruptus
(B) Celibacy
(D) Periodic Abstinence

9. For calculation of General Marital Fertility Rate the denominator is

(A) Unmarried women 15 – 49 age group
(B) Population in the age group 15 – 49 years
(C) All women in the age group (15 – 49)
(D) Married women in the age group (15 – 49) years

10. United Nations Age-Sex accuracy Index considers

(A) Mean deviations at the age ratios for males from 100
(B) Mean deviations of the age ratios for females from 100
(C) Three times the mean of the age differences as reported sex ratios
(D) All the above

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