Development Economics-Social Sector Development [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Economics]: Questions 1 - 3 of 38

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Question 1

Social Sector Development
Demographic Dividend

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC NET)

Question

MCQ▾

In a life table which of the following does not fit? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It tells the age-specific mortality rate.

b.

Age-specific life expectancy can be estimated

c.

Age-specific birth rate can be derived from a life table.

d.

There are eight columns in a life table.

Question 2

Social Sector Development
Fertility

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC NET)

Question

MCQ▾

What is meant by ‘population neutralism’ ? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Impact of population growth on food supply is neutral.

b.

Due to population growth, change in age structure is almost neutral.

c.

Growth rate of population is hovering around stationary population.

d.

Impact of population growth on economic growth is negligible.

Question 3

Social Sector Development
Demographic Dividend

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC NET)

Question

MCQ▾

Demographic Transition means:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Shift from the condition of high death and low birth rates to high death and high birth rates

b.

Shift from the condition of high birth and high death rates to low birth and low death rates

c.

Shift from the condition of low birth rate and high death rates to high birth and high death rates

d.

None of the above

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