Which among the following options fall under the category of post-reproductive age?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which among the following options fall under the category of post-reproductive age?
 
(a) 23-54 years
 
(b) 0-14 years
 
(c) 15-19 years
 
(d) 50 years and above
 
The question was asked in an online interview.
 
This interesting question is from Population Attributes in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct answer is (d) 50 years and above
 
Easiest explanation: The individuals above 50 years fall under the category of post-reproductive age. These are the years during which female fertility declines and have fewer chances of bearing children.