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AP Environmental Science - Population and the Environment: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the size of the human population at the end of the agricultural period?

Question 2 2. In a given country, the replacement-level fertility rate is 2.3. What does this value represent?

Question 3 3. Which term is defined as an estimate of the amount of land that is needed to supply a person with the resources they need to survive?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true about demographic transition?

Question 5 5. What is biotic potential?

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Question 6 6. Which type of area is characterized by having residents that depend on natural resource-based occupations?

Question 7 7. When a population is above carrying capacity, how is the state of resources affected?

Question 8 8. Rapid population growth in lower-income countries is a concern because it will increase the rate and likelihood of reaching the carrying capacity of humans. What could happen if the human population exceeds the carrying capacity?

Question 9 9. What is the appropriate definition of economic inequality?

Question 10 10. Which of the following periods in the growth of the human population was associated with the development of tools?

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Question 11 11. Natural resources include _____.

Question 12 12. Sarah grew up with her Mom Susan. Susan was a stay-at-home mom. Sarah is grown up now and recently Sarah has found opportunity for employment, as well as access to contraceptives that her Mom Susan didn't have. Sarah plans to work and postpone having children for a little while. If this was becoming the norm in Sarah's country, which stage are they in?

Question 13 13. By _____, half of the global human population lived in urban areas.

Question 14 14. Identify the country that is NOT considered a developed country.

Question 15 15. The human population has been rapidly increasing over the years. What was the human population in the 1960s and in 2011?

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Question 16 16. Environmental resistance can be attributed to all of the following factors except

Question 17 17. Why would Mumbai be classified as a megacity?

Question 18 18. Define death rate.

Question 19 19. _____ is a factor that is in associated with natality.

Question 20 20. Last Saturday, Ben permanently moved from Louisiana to Belgium. Identify the statement that is correct, following Ben's movement.

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Question 21 21. The carrying capacity is the maximum population size of a species that an ecosystem can support indefinitely. Which of the following could happen if the human population exceeds the carrying capacity?

Question 22 22. Which is the correct order of the stages of demographic transition?

Question 23 23. How is a skewed age distribution in a population related to a high infant mortality rate?

Question 24 24. Which of the following terms describes illegal settlements in cities that are created when people move onto unoccupied land and build their own houses or shacks?

Question 25 25. According to other prevailing theories at the time, what factors would govern general population growth?

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Question 26 26. Developing countries are divided into moderately developed and less developed. Compare the per capita income ranges for each of these types of developing countries.

Question 27 27. On average, how many times higher is the infant mortality rate in developing countries in comparison to developed countries?

Question 28 28. What is the estimated carrying capacity of the human population if people live in poverty and destroy the environment?

Question 29 29. What was the approximate size of the human population in the 1960s and in 2011?

Question 30 30. As of 2011, the human population reached over _____.

AP Environmental Science - Population and the Environment: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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