Importance And Problems of Census - SS1 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is a census?

A

A population count

B

A type of survey

C

A type of election

D

A type of weather event

 

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Why is census data important?

A

It helps allocate resources

 

B

It helps businesses plan for the future

C

It provides demographic data

D

All of the above

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

What is one problem with a census?

A

Undercounting

B

Overcounting

 

 

C

Privacy concerns

D

All of the above

CORRECT OPTION: d
4

What type of information does census data provide?

A

Age, gender, and race

B

Education level

 

C

Occupation

D

All of the above

CORRECT OPTION: d
5

What is one reason why conducting a census can be expensive?

A

It requires hiring many people

B

It requires a lot of technology

 

C

It requires extensive data analysis

D

All of the above

CORRECT OPTION: d
6

What is one benefit of census data?

 

Census data is used by researchers to study a variety of topics, including health, education, and economics.

7

Name one problem with conducting a census.

Some people may not be counted in the census, which can lead to inaccurate population counts and a misallocation of resources.

 

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