# POPULATION GEOGRAPHY PYQS JAN & NOV 2017 NTA UGC NET

POPULATION GEOGRAPHY/HUMAN GEOGRAPHY PYQS JAN & NOV 2017 NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. How many stage of population growth are involved in demographic transition? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) 3

(2) 4

(3) 5

(4) 6

Q.2. The Hottentots are the (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Negritos of Sri Lanka having brown colour

(2) Yellow skin colour people of South-West Africa

(3) Negritos of East Africa

(4) Pigmies of Congo basin

Q.3. Who developed the theory of Demographic transition? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(2) Whittlesey

(3) Warren Thompson

(4) Ravenstein

Q.4. Match List –I with List –II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

List I (General terms)

(I) Crude birth rate

(II) General fertility rate

(III) Natural increase of population

(IV) Death rate

List II (Definitions)

(A) Births over deaths per thousand of population

(B) Number of deaths per thousand of population

(C) Ratio between number of births and number of females in productive age

(D) Ratio between number of births and total population

Codes:

I II III IV

(1) D C A B

(2) A B C D

(3) D C B A

(4) B A D C

Q.5. The rule “size of population of nth ranking town in a region will be 1/nth of the largest city in terms of population’’ was given by: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Mark Jefferson

(2) J. Gattman

(3) G. K Zipf

(4) C. D Harris and E. L Ullman

Q.6. When 0 – 14 and 15 – 44 age groups population of a country is almost identical, the growth of population would be called (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Rapid growth

(2) Slow growth

(3) Zero growth

(4) Negative growth

Q.7. Which one of the following continents recorded highest density of population as per United Nations population fund 2015 data? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Europe

(2) Asia

(3) North America

(4) Australia

Q.8. Japan’s population pyramid would most likely resemble to that of: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) USA

(2) Brazil

(3) Denmark

(4) India

Q.9. Consider the following statements: Developing countries have registered increase in population despite significant decline in fertility rates because of. (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(A) Increase in Life Expectancy rate

(B) Increase in Infant Mortality rate

(C) Falling Death rate

(D) Better Living conditions

Tick one of the following code, which reflects the above statements?

(1) (A), (B) and (D) are correct

(2) (A), (C) and (D) are correct

(3) (A), (B), (C) are correct

(4) (B), (C) and (D) are correct

Q.10. Which one of the following statements represents Population Pyramid with Wide base: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Declining Fertility Rates

(2) High Fertility Rates

(3) Declining Death rates

(4) High death rates

Q.11. Match List –I with the List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below (UGC NET NOV 2017)

List-I (Term)

(A) Site of human settlements

(B) Situation of human settlements

(C) Pull factor in migration

(D) Migration field

(i) Movement due to opportunities of employment

(ii) The physical and cultural characteristics an attributes of a place

(iii) The relative location with particular referent to the significance to a place

(iv) Area that dominates a locale in and migration pattern

Code:

(A)   (B)   (C)   (D)

(1) (i)    (iv)   (ii)   (iii)

(2) (ii)   (iii)   (i)   (iv)

(3) (iii)   (ii)  (iv)   (i)

(4) (iv)   (ii)   (i)   (iii)

Q.12. Which one of the following does not have role in push factors that seem to be operative in rural India? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Rapid increase in the population growth

(2) High pressure of population on arable land

(3) Low per capita income and glaring disparity between levels of income of urban and rural areas

(4) Slow but consistent increase in amenities in rural areas and increase in per capita income

Q.13. Which one of the following total fertility rate is required to maintain the world’s existing population? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) 3.4

(2) 2.1

(3) 1.2

(4) 4.2

Q.14. Which of the following characteristics are required for any area to be called an urban area according to census of India? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(A) Any place with municipality, corporation, cantonment or notified town area

(B) At least 70% of male working population engaged in non-agricultural activities

(C) Minimum population of 5000 persons

(D) Density of population of 100 persons per square kilometer

Code:

(1) (A) and (B)

(2) (A), (B) and (C)

(3) (A) and (C)

(4) (A), (B), (C), (D)

Q.15. Which one of the following is not included in the Ravenstein’s Laws of migration? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Most migrants proceeds step by step

(2) Most migrants go for short distance

(3) Most migrants move from Urban to Rural area

Q.16. Cephalic index, used, used to classify human races is calculated as: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Ratio between the length and breadth of the nose

(2) Ratio between the flatness and length of the head