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Quiz on World Population

No. of Questions= 10
Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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Answer these questions about world population.

1 Natural change and ______ are the two factors that affect population change for a particular area.
a) Immigration
b) Zero Population Growth
c) Birth Rate
d) Migration
e) none of the above.
2 Thomas Malthus developed a theory of population growth and the capacity for food production. This was referred to as the:
a) Age-Sex Structure
b) Biotic Potential
c) Logistic Population Formula
d) Demographic Transition Model
e) none of the above.
3 Which demographic transition model is characterized by high birth rates and low death rates?
a) Late Expanding Stage
b) Low Stationary Stage
c) High Stationary Stage
d) Early Expanding Stage
e) none of the above.
4 India has roughly what percentage of the world's population?
a) 17%
b) 2.8%
c) 21%
d) 2.1%
e) none of the above.
5 The United States has a natural increase of:
a) 3.1%
b) 0.6%
c) 1.4%
d) 2.8%
e) none of the above.
6 Which of these statements is a factor in the increase of survivorship?
a) Improved Medical Technology
b) Overall Better Health Care
c) Greater awareness for improvement in prenatal care
d) Better methods of sanitation
e) all of the above.
7 ______ is the multi-stage model based on Western Europes expierence of changes in population growth as countries undergo industrialization.
a) Malthsian Theory
b) Zero Population Growth
c) Demographic Transition Theory
d) Logistic Population Formula
e) none of the above.
8 Which one of the following is one of the world's four largest population concentrations?
a) Australia
b) East Asia
c) Northern Africa
d) Western China
e) None of the above
9 The five largest countries in the world account for nearly half the world's population, but only 21% of the world's land surface. These countries include:
a) China, India, United States, Russia, and Brazil.
b) Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Nigeria, and Brazil.
c) Brazil, China, India, the United States, and Indonesia.
d) Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nigeria, France, and Egypt.
e) none of the above.
10 A country has a population of 30.5 million and a natural increase of 2.4% per year. What will be the population in twenty years?
a) 49.29 million
b) 65.42 million
c) 39.24 million
d) 59.44 million
e) none of the above.

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