APES Human Population Review
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds

    The region of the world with the highest incidence of HIV infections is

    answer choices

    North America

    Eastern Europe/ Central Asia

    Western/Central Europe

    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Middle East/North Africa

  • Question 2
    30 seconds

    The replacement-level fertility rate is ____ for developed countries and ____ for developing countries.

    answer choices

    1.6; 1.9

    2.5; 2.0

    2.0; 2.5

    2.1; 2.5

    1.8; 2.1

  • Question 3
    30 seconds

    Which factor below is least likely to affect birth and fertility rates today?

    answer choices

    number of people 60 or older

    cost of raising and educating children

    religious beliefs

    educational and employment opportunities for women

    average age at marriage

  • Question 4
    30 seconds

    The text suggests that one key demographic statistic is the percentage of people in a region that are under 15 years of age. Why is this statistic important?

    answer choices

    Young people buy lots of goods and services

    Young people will be the leaders of the future

    Young people will feel the effects of global warming.

    Young people are reckless and impulsive

    Young people are poised to move into their prime reproductive years.

  • Question 5
    30 seconds

    A metropolitan region of 100,000 people has 2000 births, 500 deaths, 200 emigrants, and 100 immigrants over a 1-year period. Its population growth rate is

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    1.2 percent.

    1.4 percent

    1.6 percent.

    1.8 percent.

    2.0 percent.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds

    Which of the following pairs of indicators best reflects the availability of health care in a country?

    answer choices

    Crude death rate and growth rate

    Crude death rate and crude birth rate

    Growth rate and life expectancy

    Infant mortality rate and life expectancy

    Infant mortality rate and crude death rate

  • Question 7
    30 seconds

    Which of the following characteristics are typical of developed countries?

    I High technology use

    II Low GDP

    III Small-scale sustainable agriculture

    answer choices

    I only

    II only

    I and III only

    II and III only

    I, II and III

  • Question 8
    30 seconds

    Which of the following statements about total fertility rate is correct

    answer choices

    TFR is equal to the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.

    TFR is the average number of children each woman must have to replace the current population.

    TFR is generally higher in developed countries than in developing countries

    TFR is equal to the growth rate of a country

    TFR is the average number of children each woman will give birth to during her childbearing years.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds

    Even if a country reduces its birth rate and maintains replacement-level fertility, its population will still continue to grow for several decades because of

    answer choices

    lower death rates

    increased income.

    population momentum

    better health care.

    increased life expectancy.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds

    At current growth rates, which country will probably be the most populous in the world after 2050?

    answer choices





    United States

  • Question 11
    30 seconds

    Which of the following countries best exemplifies phase 4 of a demographic transition?

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  • Question 12
    30 seconds

    Using the rule of 70, a population growing at 10% would double in

    answer choices

    7 years

    10 years

    17 years

    15 years

    not enough information to tell

  • Question 13
    30 seconds

    Populations whose age structure diagrams are narrower at the bottom than at the top have

    answer choices

    high death rates

    the same proportion of individuals in each age group

    a declining population

    a high growth rate

    all of the above

  • Question 14
    30 seconds

    A particular country has a Total Fertility Rate equal to replacement level fertility and emigration equal to immigration. Which of the following must be true?

    answer choices

    The population will begin shrinking within ten years, based on the Rule of 70.

    The population must be stable.

    The population will begin growing as soon as TFR = 2.1.

    Infant mortality must also be less than Crude Death Rate.

    There is not enough information to tell.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds

    Population size can be estimated using the formula

    answer choices

    CBR + Immigration + CDR + Emigration

    CBR + Immigration – CDR – Emigration

    CBR + Immigration + CDR – Emigration

    CBR – Immigration – CDR – Emigration

    CBR – Immigration + CDR – Emigration

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