Population Studies Solved MCQs

1.

B. Bihar
C. Rajasthan
2.

A. 820
B. 840
C. 920
D. 940
3.

Which among the following rate is referred as probabilistic rate?

A. Migration rate
B. Crude death rate
C. Marriage rate
D. Crude birth rate
4.

Which among the following is not a non-probability sampling?

A. Accidental Sampling
B. Purposive Sampling
C. Quota Sampling
D. Simple Random Sampling
5.

A. Tripura
B. Mizoram
C. Meghalaya
D. Manipur
6.

A. Less than 2%
B. Less than 10%
C. Less than 15%
D. Less than 5%
7.

Which one among the following term refers to number of children an average woman can bear in her reproductive span?

A. Fertility
B. Fecundity
C. Real birth rate
D. Crude death rate
8.

. If sex ratio of birth is constant at 1.05, then the Gross Reproduction Rate (GRR) can be calculated using Total Fertility Rate (TFR) by the formula

A. GRR = (1.00 TFR) /1.05
B. GRR = 1.00 / (1.05 TFR)
C. GRR = (1.00 TFR) / 2.05
D. GRR = 1.00 / (2.05 TFR)
Answer» C. GRR = (1.00 TFR) / 2.05
9.

If country A has a higher life expectancy than country B, but A has higher crude death rate, it is likely that

A. A’s population is younger than that of B.
B. A’s population is older than that of B.
C. A’s population has a high infant mortality rate.
D. None of the above is probable.
Answer» A. A’s population is younger than that of B.
10.

Which among the following does not explain the law of urbanization?

A. Push and Pull factors
B. Dispersal and Segregation
C. Distance-Decay function
D. Laws of gravity
11.

Assertion (A): International Migration leads to rise in productivity in both the sending and receiving countries. Reason (R): Emigrants are receiving better wages. Codes:

A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
B. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of(A).
C. (A) is true and (R) is false.
D. (A) is false and (R) is true.
Answer» A. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
12.

Which of the following countries has the highest out migration of the nursing professionals?

A. The Philippines
B. Pakistan
C. Bhutan
D. India
13.

Which of the following did not give a model of city structure?

A. Homer Hoyt
B. E.W. Burgess
C. Harris and Ullman
D. Michael &Todaro
14.

. Which of the following is known for his contribution towards theorising social composition of population?

A. Goldsteen and Sly
B. Shyrock and Siegal
C. Talcott Parsons
D. D.J. Bogue
15.

In which stage of industrialization given below the fourth stage (4) of Demographic Transition Theory would occur?

A. Advanced Industrialization and Urbanization stage
B. Pre-industrial stage
C. Early Industrial stage
D. Post-industrial stage
16.

Which of the following is not a measure of socio-economic status?

A. Physical Quality of Life Index
B. Human Development Index
C. Gender Empowerment Measure
D. Body Mass Index
17.

Which one of the following is not a spacing method of family planning?

A. Hormonal Method
B. Barrier Method
C. Vasectomy
D. Intrauterine Device (IUD)
18.

A. 1994
B. 1995
C. 1996
D. 1993
19.

Which variable among the following are not demographic characteristics of the population?

A. Age structure
B. Sex structure
C. Marital status
D. Literacy level
20.

A. 1950 – 51
B. 1954 – 55
C. 1956 – 57
D. 1958 – 59
21.

The number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in a year is known as _____.

A. Fecundity
B. Fertility
C. Crude birth rate
D. Basic demographic equation
22.

An enumeration or counting of a population is referred to as

A. vital statistics
B. Census
C. fertility rate
D. growth rate
23.

Records of births, deaths, marriages, and divorces, gathered through a registration system maintained by governmental units, are referred to as

A. census
B. demography
C. vital statistics
D. none of the above
24.

__________ is the change from high birthrates and death rates to relatively low birthrates and death rates.

A. demographic transition
B. Growth rate
C. demographic rate
D. morbidity