CoE: 1. Population And Socio-Economic Development In Ghana- Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The youth can contribute effectively to
    national development when given
    A. sufficient money.

B. proper education and guidance

C. unlimited freedom.

D. full control over the country’s affairs.

2. The youth constitute what percentage of
our population?
A. 60.

B. 5.0



3. The following are factors that can

contribute to the effectiveness of youth

in a nation except

A. they must be individualistic

B. they must be well informed about

pertinent 1ssues, and must base their

actions on facts.

C. they must have proper role models.
D. they must receive proper education
and guidance against all odds of life.

  1. These are the ways the youth can

demonstrate their commitment to
national development except
A. they must be willing to provide tor
themselves as leaders.
B. they must form pressure groups

draw attention of community leaders
and government problems.

C. they must market their potentials of their areas to investors through exhibition and hard work.

D. they must form pressure groups to overthrow an inefficient leader in their community.

  1. Rapid rate of population growth give
    rIse to
    A. high standard of living
    B low cost of living
    C. high female birth.
    D. low standard of livingg
  2. All the following are problems
    affecting the conduct of population

census except…

A. financial constraints

B. attitude of the people

C. availability of birth certificate

D. inadequate man power

  1. Population density of a place refers to
    A. average number of people in a square kilometre of a country.
    B. the number of adults males and
    females in one square kilometre of a state.

C. average number of people living in
the district.

D. children and men in a particular


  1. This is not an economic effect of rapid population growth.
    A. Increase in unemployment
    B. High dependency ratio
    C. Decline in economic growth due to
    poor savings

D. Decline in government spending o

social amenities

  1. This is a cause of rural-urban migration.
    A. To get modern life style.
    B. To run away from societal controls

and restrictions.

C. To send all their children to the


D. To run away from farming on the

farm land.

  1. The growth process leading not only to
    qualitative increase, but more
    to importantly quantitative improvement in resources is only

A. utilisation

B. development.

C. human resource.

D. capital resource.

  1. The factor that influences Human
    Resources development excludes
    A. education and training.
    B. health.
    C. capital
    D. wages and system payment

D. wages and system of payment.

  1. Which of the following factors does
    not promote community development?
    A. Self help.
    B. Mass education.
    C. Apathy
    D. Initiative.
  2. A country is said to be over-populated

when its residents are

A. evenly distributed throughout the
B. crowded in some regions and have
more people than other countries.
C. optimally homogeneous and

D. over and above it’s resources
D. over and above its resources.

  1. Which of the following factors directly influences migration?
    A. Death.

B. Fashion.

C. Desire to earn income.

D. Desire to visit friends.

  1. The following are problems associated
    with rural-urban migration except
    A. housing

B. pressure on amenities.

C. social vices.

D. increased food production

D. increased food production.

  1. The size of a country’s population is determined through
    A. population census.
    B. voter’s register.

C. counting

D. population sample.

  1. A population census is generally
    conducted every
    A. ten years.
    C. twelve years.

B. five years.
D. fourteen years

19. Which of the following is a major
population problem in Ghana?
A. Rapid growth of cities.
B. Rapid rate of population growth.
C. High mortality rates.
D. Teenage pregnancy.

20. Which of the following pattern of
migration has the greatest socio-economic impact on the Ghanaian society?
A. Rural-urban migration.
B. Urban-rural migration.
C. Rural-rural migration.
D. Urban-urban migration.

21. Which of the following indicates the vicious cycle of rapid population growth?
I. Low standard of living
II. High standard of living
II. Low economic growth.
IV. Limitation of savings
A. 1,Il and IV only.
B. II, III and IV only
C. 1,Il and III only
D. 1,II1and IV only.

22. Which of the following will tend to
decrease the size of a country’s

I. Arise in emigration
II. Improvement in health facilities
III. A decline in the fertility rate
V. A fall in the mortality rate
A. I and II only
B. II and IV only.
C. I,IlI and VI only,
D. I,ll and III only.

Population pyramid

  1. The age distribution above shows that the country is experiencing a or an
    A. stable population.
    B. decreasing population.
    C. increasing population.
    D. optimum population.
  2. The total percentage of the dependent
    population is
    A. 45 percent.
    B 70 percent.

C. 55percent.
D. 85 percent.

  1. The introduction of sex education in schools would
    A. promote prostitution.
    B. reduce fertility rate.
    C. encourage promiscuity
    D. reduce teenage pregnancy.
  2. Under which of these conditions will a nation experience growth and development?
    A. Improved human resources
    B. Abundant natural resources
    C. Abundant human resources.

D. Improved natural resources



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