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The Population Pyramid

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Population pyramids are often split by location, (?), and decade

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1. If a country has a great many children born, but most do not live past 5, the pyramid would be described as

2. In the United States, this group is causing bubble on the pyramid

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Population pyramids are important to be familiar with in sociology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their characteristics and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various aspects of population pyramids, including:

  • Stationary pyramids
  • Pyramid layers
  • The population pyramid of the U.S.
  • What population pyramids are often split by

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of population pyramids
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast components of population pyramids
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding stationary pyramids

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled The Population Pyramid to learn more about this topic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define population pyramid
  • Understand what a population pyramid represents
  • Familiarize yourself with the layers of population pyramids
  • Differentiate between the various population pyramids
  • Know what the limitations of a pyramid are
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