NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Population Studies (Paper-II): Questions 20 - 22 of 417

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Question number: 20

» Method of Demographic and Population Analysis » Statistical Methods » Measures of Central Tendency - Mean

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Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

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Under which of the following given conditions, median may be better measure of central tendency than mean? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

When distribution of data is skewed

b.

When extreme values are present in the data

c.

When data are open ended

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 21

» Introduction and Sources of Population Data » Data Appraisal (Evaluation & Adjustment of Data) » Adjustment in Age Data- Whipple's Index

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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Match the proposers of methods given in List – 1 with the methods proposed in List -2 in the case of age misreporting: (December)

List-Ⅰ (Column-I) List-Ⅱ (Column-II)

(A)

Chandra Sekhar and Deming formula

(i)

Dual reporting system

(B)

Myer’s Index

(ii)

Dislike Index

(C)

UN join Score index

(iii)

A score of 12 indicates age data is accurate

(D)

Whipple’s index

(iv)

Digit preference

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

Question number: 22

» Urbanization and Migration » Urbanization » Classification of Settlements

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Appeared in Year: 2015

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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Match the type of settlements given in List – 1 with their features given in list-2: (December)

List-Ⅰ (Column-I) List-Ⅱ (Column-II)

(A)

Dispersed settlement

(i)

In this settlement a few isolated huts are found

(B)

Clustered settlement

(ii)

In this type of settlement the built –up area is less compact

(C)

Helmeted settlement

(iii)

In this type of settlement built –up area is compact and inter – house distance is small

(D)

Semi-clustered settlement

(iv)

It occurs due to social and ethics factors

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

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