Demography MCQs, Master of Public Health


Demography MCQs for entrance examination of Master of Public Health

1. Most useful single measure of mortality is,
a. Case fatality rate
b. CDR
d. Proportional Mortality rate

2. Which of the following is the best indicator of health status of a community?

a. Birth rate
b. Infant mortality rate
c. Crude death rate
d. None of the above

3. Mortality experience is taken into consideration when defining:

a. General fertility rate
b. Total fertility rate
c. Net reproduction rate
d. Gross reproduction rate

4. Demographic gap means:
a. Differences in sex ratio
b. Differences between age specific birth and death rates
c. Differences between birth and death rates
d. Differences in child and women ratio

5. Denominator of prenatal mortality is:
a. Number of live births
b. Number of deliveries (live and still births)
c. Live births –still births
d. Number of still births

6. Total fertility rate (TFR) refers to:

a. Number of births per one thousands woman
b. Number of women between 15-49 years
c. Number of children per women approximate completed family size
7. The denominator to calculate literacy rate is:
a. Population above 14 years
b. Total population
c. Population above 7 years of age
d. Population of above 10 years age

8. Net reproduction rate (NPR=1) implies a couple protection rate CPR of

a. 50
b. 60
c. 70
d. 80

9. Highest ASFR is in the age group:

a. 15-19
b. 20-24
c. 25-29
d. 30-34

10. Which of the following is indicator of degree of age heaping/

a. Whippie’s index
b. Myer’s blened index
c. Moiver’s index
d. both a and b

11. Tenth plan has the target of reducing IMR per thousand live birth to

a. 42
b. 46
c. 50
d. 45

12. Highest ASFR is in the group

a. 15-19
b. 20-24
c. 25-29
d. 30-34
13. A person who is an international migrant entering the country from a place outside the country is

a. In- migrant
b. Immigrant
c. Emigrant
d. Out-migrant
14. Sudden unprecedented fertility rise after World War II (1946-1964) is called

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a. Baby Boom
b. Baby Bust Syndrome
c. Age Heaping
d. None

15. Father of demography is

a. John Grant
b. John Snow
c. Breson
d. Haley

16. The formula for geometric growth model is

a. Pt=P0(1+r)t
b. Pt=P0(1+t)r
c. Pt=Pr(1+t)r
d. Pt=Pt(1+t)r
17. Nuptiality refers to

a. Death
b. Birth
c. Marriage
d. Fertility

18. Population change has three components except:

a. Birth
b. Death
c. Migration
d. Morbidity

19. The balancing equation is

a. P1+(B-D)+(I-E)=P2
b. P1-(B-D)-(I-E)=P2
c. P2+(B-D)+(I-E)=P1
d. P1+P1(B-D)+P1(I-E)=P2

20. Population doubling time is

a. Growth rate(GR %)/ 70
b. 70/GR %
c. 60/GR%
d. GR%/60

21. Young Population is

a. 10-20 years
b. 15-25 years
c. 10-25 years
d. 19-25 years

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