POPULATION GEOGRAPHY/HUMAN GEOGRAPHY PYQS JUNE & DEC 2012 NTA UGC NET
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Q.1. Which one of the following criteria is not used for the classification of human races? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
Q.2. Match the following tribes and their habitats: (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(a) Khirgiz (1) Central Asia
(b) Yakuts (2) Siberia
(c) Lapps (3) Scandinavia
(d) Eskimos (4) Canada
(1) a – 1, b – 3, c – 2, d – 4
(2) a – 4, b – 2, c – 3, d – 1
(3) a – 2, b – 1, c – 3, d – 4
(4) a – 1, b – 2, c – 3, d – 4
Q.3. Who among the following first initiated the concept of Second Demographic Transition? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(A) Van de Kaa
Q.4. The Age-Specific Fertility Rate is maximum in the age-group of (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(A) 20-24 years
(B) 25-29 years
(C) 30-34 years
(D) 35-39 years
Q.5. Which of the following statements about the consequences of migration is correct? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(A) The population – resource relationship of the two areas involved in the process of migration gets modified significantly as a result of migration.
(B) The people who migrate from the rural areas to the urban industrial areas suffer from the lack of open space, fresh air and good housing.
(C) The dietary habits of emigrants also changes in new areas
(D) all of the above
Q.6. Which one of the following is largest in areal extent? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(A) Cultural realm
(B) Cultural region
(C) Cultural landscape
(D) Cultural point
Q.7. Which one of the following is not usually considered an indicator of social wellbeing? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)
(A) Infant mortality
(B) Female literacy
(C) Availability of potable water
Q.8. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET DEC 2012)
Assertion (A): The metropolitan cities are numerically dominated by male adult population.
Reason (R): Migration is age and sex selective.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is correct.
Q.9. The percentage of Aged population (60+) to the total population in India lies between (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) 2 – 5
(B) 5 – 10
(C) 10 – 12
(D) 12 – 15
Q.10. Which of the following migration streams experiences the maximum migration in India? (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Rural to Rural
(B) Rural to Urban
(C) Urban to Urban
(D) Urban to Rural
Q.11. The number of children dying in the first year of their birth per thousand live births in a year is called (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Death rate
(B) Standardised mortality rate
(C) Infant mortality rate
(D) Life expectancy rate
Q.12. Which one of the following countries has the highest density of population? (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(C) Sri Lanka
Q.13. The size of population in lower age group is large in countries where (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Birth rate is high
(B) Birth rate is low
(C) Death rate is high
(D) Death rate is low
Q.14. The base of the age-sex pyramid is broad and apex is narrow in (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Developed countries
(B) Developing countries
(C) Under developed countries
(D) None of the above
Q.15. The Polar Regions are sparsely populated because (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) The growing season is short owing to low temperature
(B) There are no mineral resources
(C) The regions are forested
(D) Both (B) and (C)
Q.16. Which of the following was not mentioned by Brunhes as essential fact of human geography? (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Facts of unproductive occupation of soil.
(B) Facts of plants and animal conquest
(C) Facts of destructive exploitation
(D) Facts of manufacturing
Q.17. Which indicator from among the following could be the best indicator of social well-being? (UGC NET DEC 2012)
(A) Population growth rate
(B) Literacy rate
(D) Per capita income
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