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If a population grows larger than its environmental carrying capacity, then
death rate may rise.
death rate may fall significantly.
birth rate may rise significantly.
immigration rate may increase.
What does the term carrying capacity describe?
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.
Which correctly describes the term demographic transition?
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.
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?
VOCAB: The average number of children a female member of a population has during her lifetime
total fertility rate
replacement fertility rate
Which of the following leads to a decrease in birthrates among women?
High Infant Mortality Rate
No Prenatal Care
Which problem today is primarily the result of the Industrial Revolution?
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
According to this graph, Which stage of the demographic transition has the highest level of population growth?
The human population is now about