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Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 1

 The author of the book An Essay on Principles of Population is

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The theory of population is given by Malthus in this book. Frank Notenstein gave the theory of demographic transition.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 2

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. According to the Malthusian theory, supply of food grains increase in geometric progression
ii. The population grows in arithmetic progression.

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According to the Malthusian theory, supply of food grains increase in arithmetic progression. The population grows in geometric progression.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 3

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. Malthus supported population control to ensure balance between population and availability of food grains
ii. He advocated "unethical" means to control population

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He advocated ethical means to control population like self control, late marriage etc. he was against methods like abortion.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 4

The theory that says the level of population at which per capita income is maximum is

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The theory that says the level of population at which per capita income is maximum is the Theory of optimum population.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 5

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. According to the theory of demographic transition, in the first stage, birth rate is low but death rate is high
ii. The difference between them is high

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According to the theory of demographic transition, in the first stage, birth rate and death rate both are high and the difference between them is quite low.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 6

 Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. In the second stage of demographic transition, death rates declines.
ii. The difference between birth rate and death rate decreases

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In the second stage, there is negligible decline in the birth rate. Hence the difference between birth and death rate increases.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 7

In which stage of demographic transition is the population growth rate highest?

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In the second stage, there is negligible decline in the birth rate. Hence the difference between birth and death rate increases.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 8

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The third stage is the period of declining growth rates.
ii. The second stage of demographic transition witnesses population explosion

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In the third stage of demographic transition, the population growth rate declines at a faster rate.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 9

Match the following.

i. 1891-1921 ------------ a. period of stagnant population
ii. 1921-1951 ----------- b. period of steady growth
iii. 1951-1981 ---------- c. period of high growth
iv. 1981-2011 ----------- d. period of declining growth rate

 

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This is the population trend in India from 1891 onwards. It has slowly moved towards the declining growth rate period.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 10

Arrange the birthrates of the states in the highest to lowest order.

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The birthrate of UP is the highest with 27.8 followed by Bihar with 27.7, MP with 26.9.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 11

 Arrange the death rates of the states in the highest to lowest order.

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Odisha has the highest death rate of 8.5, MP with 8.2, Assam with 8 and UP with 7.9.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 12

The state with lowest death rate is

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Kerala has the death rate of 7. West Bengal has the death rate of 6.2, Haryana with 6.5 and Bihar with 6.7.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 13

The state with lowest birth rate is

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Kerala has the lowest birth rate of 15.2, West Bengal with 6.2, Karnataka with 7.1 and Assam with 8.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 14

Which five year plan stated the objective of stabilizing the population growth to be the central feature of planning?

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Family planning was adopted as a measure to stabilize the population growth.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 15

The Department of Family Planning was set up in

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From third five year plan onwards, importance was given to family planning measures to stabilize the population growth.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 16

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. Family planning was made target-oriented in the 1960s
ii. The period saw cafeteria approach

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From third five year plan onwards, importance was given to family planning measures to stabilize the population growth.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 17

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The 4th five year plan aimed at reducing birth rate from 39 per thousand to 29 in next 10 years
.ii. There was emphasis on providing supplies and services.

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The 4th five year plan aimed at reducing birth rate from 39 per thousand to 29 in next 10 years.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 18

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The National Population Policy was announced in 1976.
ii. Prior to this policy, family planning was voluntary

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Prior to the 1976 Population policy, government was just acting as a facilitator and family planning was a voluntary act.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 19

Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
​i. the 2000 population policy has a long term objective of achieving a stable population by 2015
ii. The National Population Policy aimed at achieving universal immunization of children against all vaccine preventable diseases.

Detailed Solution for Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 19

The 2000 population policy has a long term objective of achieving a stable population by 2045. The policy has immediate, medium term and long term goals.

Socio-economic Aspects - Population - Question 20

Which of the following is/are immediate objective of the population policy of 2000?

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Along with the above objectives, it also aims at providing integrated services for basic reproductive and child health care.

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