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Quiz on 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 population.

1 Survivorship, or length of life, has increased due to many factors. Which of the following does not contribute to the increase?
a) Better overall health care
b) Improved medical technology
c) A decrease in longetivity.
d) The United Nations increased effort in medical awareness.
e) The improved help received by the starving.
2 As of 2000, the United States was the third largest in population. What percent of the world's total population is the United States?
a) 38%
b) 4.5%
c) 21.2%
d) 1.5%
e) 17%
3 Pakistan's birth rate is 39, and their death rate is 11. What is the natural increase of Pakistan?
a) 28
b) 50
c) 5.0
d) 2.8
e) 100
4 4. Which of the following would NOT be considered one of the world's four largest population concentrations?
a) South Asia
b) Europe
c) Eastern Africa
d) Eastern North America
e) East Asia
5 5. China and India are the two largest nations in population as of 2000. What are their respective percentages of the world's population?
a) 52.2%,21%
b) 52.2%,11%
c) 11%,8.8%
d) 21%,4.5%
e) 21%,17%
6 India has a population that is continuing to increase. The US is more developed and its population has a slower growth rate. How would you compare their population pyramids?
a) US is 'straighter', while India is 'pyramid like'
b) India is 'straighter', while US is 'pyramid like'
c) US is 'pyramid like' while India is 'pyramid like'
d) US is 'straighter', while India is 'straighter'
e) All of the above
7 Kenya can be found in what stage of the demographic transition model?
a) Early expanding
b) Late expanding
c) High stationary
d) Low stationary
e) None of the above
8 Which of the following best describes the Malthusian Theory
a) Human population will eventually outgrow its food source and become extinct
b) Human population would be controlled by the planet's ability to produce the food to feed it
c) Human population will never run out of food since food is unlimited
d) The population will be wiped clean with 50 million years
e) All of the above
9 The total population of an area is the result of the interplay of two sets of forces. These two forces are what?
a) Immigration and natural increase
b) Migration and immigration
c) Migration and natural increase
d) Immigration and the Malthusian Theory
e) Malthusian Theory and natural increase
10 As of 2000 the natural increase of the world was 1.4 and a population of 6.067 billion. What is the expected population in 2025 using the e^((RATE)*(TIME)) population projection?
a) 14.2 billion
b) 12.2 billion
c) 8.6 billion
d) 200.9 billion
e) 7.0 billion

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