NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Population Studies (Paper-II): Questions 1722 - 1725 of 2302

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Question 1722

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

The Component method is a better method of population projections. (September)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Its projects components of fertility, mortality and migration separately and then uses them to project population.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 1723

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following coined the term “expectation of life” ? (September)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Edmund Halley

b.

Sir William Petty

c.

George King

d.

Thomas R. Malthus

Question 1724

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

Even after achieving replacement level of fertility, why population continue to grow? (September)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Due to population momentum

b.

Due to mortality

c.

Due to migration

d.

Due to population ageing

Question 1725

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following combination of data are required to compute Net Reproduction Rate? (September)

(a) Age specific birth rates

(b) Percent female births

(c) Female population by age

(d) Probability of survival of girls from birth to reproductive age

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(b) , (c) , (d)

b.

(a) , (b) , (d)

c.

(a) , (c) , (d)

d.

All of the above

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