Growth of Human Population Test 2

Total Questions:50 Total Time: 75 Min



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Question:Natality is the characteristic of a population which means

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The total number of individuals present per unit area at a given time

The increase in number of individuals in a population under given environmental conditions

Loss of individuals due to death in a population under given environmental conditions

The movement of individuals into and out of population

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Question:Each population has three different age groups Population growth of a country depends upon

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Birth and death rates

Death rate and emigration

Birth rate and emigration

All of the above

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Question:Slow growth was due to high birth and high death rate which was at the time of stage of

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Agriculture and lower economic status

Agriculture and medium economic status

Partial industrialised status

Undeveloped ancient economic status

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Question:The formula for exponential population growth is

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rN/dN = dt

dN/dt = rN

dt/dN = rN

dN/rN = dt

Questions 5 of 50

Question:In a specific area, the negros, aryans, smartians and mongolians are living. They constitute

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A group

Monospecific population

Polyspecific population

Heterogenous population

Questions 6 of 50

Question:The abundance of a species population within its habitat is called

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Niche density

Absolute density

Relative density

Regional density

Questions 7 of 50

Question:In India, human population is heavily weighed towards the younger age groups as a result of

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Long life-span of many individuals and low birth rate

Short life-span of many individuals and of high birth rate

Long life-span of many individuals and of a high birth rate

Short life-span and low birth rate

Questions 8 of 50

Question:The aggregate of process that determine the size and composition of any population is called

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Population dispersal

Population dynamics

Population explosion

Population density

Questions 9 of 50

Question:Which of the following means of reducing birth-rate is not legitimate in India

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Deprivation of the expectant mother from fundamental rights

Medical termination of pregnancy

Use of contraceptives

Ban on marriages

Questions 10 of 50

Question:Geometric representation of age structure is a characteristic of

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Biotic community




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Question:When environmental conditions are favourable, then population growth curve will be

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'J' Shaped

'S' shaped

(1) and (3) both

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Question:The graph in exponential growth will be

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'J' shaped

'S' shaped

(1) and (3) both

Questions 13 of 50

Question:Which one of the following is not the consequences of the population explosion

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Unemployment and poverty

Pollution and housing problem

Low natality and high mortality

Scarcity of food available

Questions 14 of 50

Question:The socio-religious cause of-growth in population is

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Early marriages only

Non-adoption of family planning methods only

Desire to have male heir only

All of the above

Questions 15 of 50

Question:Appropriate and better investment is essential for the direct

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Solution of problems of the world

Solution of the personnel problems

Development of the country

All of the above

Questions 16 of 50

Question:Population growth curve in most animals, except humans is

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J-shaped with tail

S-shaped with tail

Questions 17 of 50

Question:Human population growth curve of today is

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Of 'J' shape

Of 'S' shape changed from ' J' shape

Of 'S' shape

Of parabolic shape

Questions 18 of 50

Question:High growth at the time of exponential phase of human population growth curve is due to

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High birth and death rates

High birth and low death rate

Low birth and high death rate

Low birth and death rates

Questions 19 of 50

Question:Zero growth means :

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Natality balances mortality

Natality is more than mortality

Natality is less than mortality

Natality is zero

Questions 20 of 50

Question:The stationary phase of a population occurs when

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Natality > Mortality

Natality = Mortality

Mortality > Natality

Natality = 0

Questions 21 of 50

Question:The impact of human population is directly related to

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Standard of living

Food supply and housing

Health and medical care

All of the above

Questions 22 of 50

Question:Rate of human population growth is

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Directly proportional to good weather

Directly proportional to industrial development

Inversely proportional to education

Directly proportional to the use of drugs

Questions 23 of 50

Question:Which of the following does not help in the control of population growth

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Decreased birth rate

Increased contraceptive use

Decreased death rate

Increased literacy

Questions 24 of 50

Question:Hereditary diseases constitute an important factor in checking the growth of population of a small community if

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They marry only within the community

They encourage marriage outside the community

They adopt birth control measures

They do not adopt birth control measures

Questions 25 of 50

Question:During the lag phase of population growth curve there was very less growth due to

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High birth and death rate

Low birth and death rate

High birth and low death rate

Low birth and high death rate

Questions 26 of 50

Question:The environmental resistance means

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The environmental factors which tend to maintain homoeostasis by regulating emigration

Factors imposing check on population size

Resistance of a species to the environmental factors which impose a check on population size

Physiological capacity of a species to resist changes in the environment

Questions 27 of 50

Question:Exponential phase of human growth started about

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1600 A.D.

1750 A.D.

1975 A.D.

Questions 28 of 50

Question:The concept that "Population tends to increase geometrically while food supply increases arithmetically" was put forward by

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Thomas Malthus

Adam Smith

Stuart Mill

Charles Darwin

Questions 29 of 50

Question:In India, the population growth

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Like some animal species, human population is likely to reach zero population growth level

Can be reduced by natural calamities and birth control methods

Like many animal species, it is also going to take sigmoid curve

Can be controlled by adopting national family welfare programmes

Questions 30 of 50

Question:Two opposite forces operate in the growth and development of every population. One of them related to the ability to reproduce at a given rate. The force opposite to it is called

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Biotic control



Environmental resistances

Questions 31 of 50

Question:Average ratio of men and women in human population is

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Questions 32 of 50

Question:The Netherlands is a small country still it has a high population. Reason you conclude is, can be

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All places are equally inhabitable

Low death rate

High birth rate

Environmental conditions are very favourable

Questions 33 of 50

Question:The 20th century has witnessed a remarkable increase in the population of the world and specially so in India. One major factor for this is that

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Older people have began to live longer

More children are born in each family

More children per family have began to reach the reproductive age

More people are marrying in younger age group

Questions 34 of 50

Question:Which of the following state has the highest population density

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West Bengal

Madhya Pradesh



Questions 35 of 50

Question:The centre of WHO is at

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New York

Questions 36 of 50

Question:The population of India at the time of Christ was approximately

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10-14 crores

2-3 lakhs

2-3 millions

10 - 15 lakhs

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Question:The population growth of India from 1981 to 1991 is

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Questions 38 of 50

Question:The population growth rate is maximum in

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Question:The most densely populated city in India is

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Questions 40 of 50

Question:According to the population of different states of India, Madhya Pradesh is placed at which position

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Questions 41 of 50

Question:Action of contraceptive is

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Prevent the ovulation only

Prevention of ovulation and fertilization only

Prevention of ovulation, fertilization and implantation only

Prevent the rapid passing of eggs in oviduct

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Question:What is the function of copper-T

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Checks mutation

Stops fertilization

Stops zygote formation

Stops oblituation of blastocoel

Questions 43 of 50

Question:Action of vaginal diaphragm is

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Prevent the ova to come in the uterus

Prevent the sperm to come in contact with ova



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Question:Surgical removal or cutting and ligation of the ends of oviduct is known as

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Question:Surgical removal of testes is known as

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Questions 46 of 50

Question:Foetal sex can be determined by examining cells from the amniotic fluid by looking for

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Barr bodies




Questions 47 of 50

Question:Amniocentesis is a process to

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Determine any disease in heart

Determine any hereditary disease in the embryo

Know about the disease of brain

All of these

Questions 48 of 50

Question:Which of the following is a method for birth control

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Questions 49 of 50

Question:In amniocentesis, the fluid is taken from

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Foetal blood

Mother's blood

Body fluid of mother

Fluid surrounding foetus

Questions 50 of 50

Question:Amniocentesis involves the analysis of

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Body fluid of amniotes

Amino acids of protein

Amniotic fluid