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Programmes to attain' total reproductive health' as a social goal was first initiated in India in ____.

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India was among the first countries in the world to initiate a programme on reproductive health at the national level in 1951 called the 'Family Planning' programme. Other programmes subsequently followed.

Which of the following is not a step towards creating awareness among people about healthy reproduction related aspects?

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During these mordern times and media exposure, it is very important that the adolscent is made aware of the physical, physiological and biological changes, which take place in him/her, so that misconceptions about growing up are overcome and he/she learns to respect the functioning of his own body and others body too.

Which of the following is not true for hormonal IUDs ?

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IUDs are Intra Uterine Devices which are entirely related to the female reproductive tract, so the use of this device in the scrotum does not arise. The hormone in the IUDs are released and increase the phagocytosis of sperms in the uterus, or make the uterus unsuitable for implantation, and the cervix hostile to sperms.

Tick the option which is not valid for the topic, ' Reasons for an increase in the number of female foeticide,' ____.

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Increased awareness about the girlchild will reduce the rate of female foeticide, and not increase it as the people become more aware of their shortcommings as a society, and their role in maintaining the balance of the sex ratio in the society, so as to prevent higher incidences of sex related crimes and female foeticide.

The movement of people into and out of an area is called:

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The movement of people into and out of an area is called Migration.

Use of male and female condoms are a good example of ____.

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Condoms are a form of contraception, wherein a barrier made of rubber and latex prevents the ejaculated semen from entering the female reproductive tract, hence preventing conception.

Population growth is slow in:

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Population growth in slow in Kenya.

The world's population reached ____ billion in 2001.

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The world's population reached seven billion in 2001.

Tubectomy is ____.

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Tubectomy is a surgical method of preventing pregnancies called sterilization in females by cutting and making a surgical block in the fallopian tubes thus preventing the matured ovum from entering the uterus, thus preventing conception.

Birth rate is the number of births per ____ persons.

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Birth rate in the number of births per 1,000 persons.

The RCH programmes initiated by the government, stand for ____.

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The present day improved programme covering a wider reproduction related and natal care areas come under one programme Reproductive and Child Health care, to create awareness among people about the ongoing problems in reproductive health care and child health care.

'Saheli' meaning 'a friend ' in hindi is a ____.

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'Saheli' is a new oral contraceptive for females developed by the scientists at the Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India. This indegenous contraceptive has been a success, and has been a means of controlling unwanted pregnancies.

The Government has taken up serious measures to check population growth rate as it would lead to the following problems, one of which is not true. Identify it.

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The shortage of food, clothing and shelter is inevitable if a population grows uncontrollably. Shortage of babies will not be the problem.

Name a country that has experienced a loss in population due to emigration:

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Sudan has experienced a loss in population due to emigration.

Diaphragms and cervical caps are

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Diaphragms and cervical caps are barriers made of rubber, inserted into the female reproductive tract to cover the cervix. This prevents conception by blocking the entry of the sperm through the cervix.

A statuatory ban on amniocentesis has come into force, as ____.

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A statuatory ban has been imposed on amniocentesis because it is being used for determining the sex of the growing foetus thereby leading to increased female foeticide thus disturbing the normal sex ratio between males and females, the outcome of which can disturb the social fabric of the society in the future years to come.

Spreading awareness about reproductive health among people is being done with the help of the following agencies except one. Identify it.

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Animal welfare agencies are concerned with the upkeep of animals in our forests, wild life parks, zoos and other places so as to prevent cruelty against them. They also monitor incidences of violence against pets, animals used in shows and circuses. Hence they are in no way related to spreading awareness about reproductive health among people.

Another name for migration out of an area is:

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Another name for migration out of an area is emigration.

Which one of the following is not a reproduction related problem?

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Child labor deals with children being made to work, which is a social crime. It has nothing to do with reproduction related problems. It involves illegal practices of making small children(boys& girls ) work in factories and houses.

The following information about the popularly known 'pills' are true except for one. Identify it.

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The pills are oral contraceptives of progesterone - estrogen combination or progestrone in the pure form. These thickens the cervical mucus thereby hinders the sperm's motility. They are popularly used as they have less side effects and are easy to use.

Which one among these is not a factor which attributed to population explosion?

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A decline in the number of people in the reproductive age would mean a decrease in the number of babies born which will not be a factor towards an increase in population.

'Amniocentesis' involves ____.

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Amniocentesis involves the extraction of a sample of cells of the developing embryo which are present in the amniotic fluid, which surrounds the foetus. The chromosomes in these cells are studied to ascertain the presence of any chromosomal disorder and suggest the further mode of action to the parents.

One of these is not an indication of an improved reproductive health of a society ____.

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A society with improved reproductive health indicates reduced mortality rates of the mother and child, better awareness of the the prevailing social evils and unhealthy practices which harm any strata of the society. Hence increased use of amniocentesis for sex determination cannot be a part of a healthy society, as it would mean existence of an unhealthy bias towards female babies which is not an indication of an improved reproductive health in the society.

The difference between the birth rate and death rate of a country is called the:

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The difference between the birth rate and death rate of a country is called the growth rate.

World population reached one billion in the:

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World population reached one billion in the 1820's.

Lactational amenorrhea is ____.

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When a women lactates after parturition, there is an absence of the menstrual cycle, as there is no ovulation. This is why during the lactating period, conception rarely takes place. This condition is referred to as Lactational amenorrhea.

How many factors affect population change?

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Three factors affect population change - birth rate, death rate and migration.

One of the given options is not a reason for the use of contraceptives.

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Contraceptives are not used for reproductive health. They are outside agencies like objects or chemicals which are introduced into the body. They have their ill effects like nausea, abdominal pain, irregular menstrual bleeding or even breast cancer.

The world's population reached three billion in the:

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The world's population reached three billion in the 1970's.

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