Human Population
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    If a population grows larger than its environmental carrying capacity, then

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    death rate may rise.

    death rate may fall significantly.

    birth rate may rise significantly.

    immigration rate may increase.

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What does the term carrying capacity describe?

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    The maximum number of birth rates for a population.

    The ability of a population to accept new immigrants.

    The ratio of birth rates to death rates in a population.

    The population size that the environment can sustain.

  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which correctly describes the term demographic transition?

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    The transition from low birth rates and death rates to high birth rates and death rates as a country develops.

    The transition from high birth rates and death rates to low birth rates and death rates as a country develops.

    The transition from high birth rates to low death rates as a country develops.

    The transition from low birth rates to high death rates as a country develops.

  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q.

    A Density Independent Limiting Factor is a limiting factor of a population that can affect population growth no matter what the population density. What is a density independent limiting factor that can affect the human population growth of North Carolina?

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    disease

    hurricanes

    food supply

    water supply

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    VOCAB: The average number of children a female member of a population has during her lifetime

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    total fertility rate

    replacement fertility rate

    growth rate

    death rate

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. VOCAB: describes the relative numbers of organisms of each age within a population and is often represented by a graph
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    age structure diagram
    population growth rate
    demographic transition
    fertility rate
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. According to the population pyramid of this country, its population is most likely...
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    growing slowly.
    growing rapidly.
    decreasing.
    not changing.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. In recent years, the human population has 
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    increased exponentially
    decreased exponentially
    decreased slowly
    increased slowy
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Countries with high growth rates usually have an age structure that has
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    an even distribution over all ages
    more older people than young people
    more younger people than older people.
    more middle-aged people than younger people.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following leads to a decrease in birthrates among women?

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    Higher Education

    High Infant Mortality Rate

    No Prenatal Care

    No contraceptives

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following makes it difficult to reduce population growth?
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    High literacy rates result in women wanting to have more children
    Population sizes will not decline until some people start having to do without food and other necessities of life
    Many people live in cities, where large families are an advantage
    Many people have low literacy and limited access to healthcare
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which region of the world has the fastest growing population?
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    Southeast Asia
    Eastern Europe
    Sub-Saharan Africa
    Latin America
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is likely to be affected by a population of 7 billion?
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    amount of land for agriculture
    amount of clean water
    number of people who are unemployed
    all of the above
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which problem today is primarily the result of the Industrial Revolution?

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    extensive air and water pollution

    increased transmission of disease between people living in close proximity

    decline in quality of agricultural soil

    erosion from deforestation as more fuel wood is harvested

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Population growth and fertility rates are lowest in
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    upper-income countries
    upper- and middle-income countries
    middle- and low-income countries
    lower-income countries
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The most populous country in the world
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    China
    India
    US
    Brazil
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The number of babies out of 1,000 that die during their first year of life is called
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    infant mortality
    growth rate
    demography
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. another word for farming
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    agriculture
    technology
    specialization
    shrine
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    According to this graph, Which stage of the demographic transition has the highest level of population growth?

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    pre-industrial

    transitional

    industrial

    post-industrial

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The human population is now about

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    300 million

    1.3 billion

    7 billion

    12 billion

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