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CLEP Social Science and History: Studying Populations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If an area is densely populated, it

Question 2 2. Which of these areas would you expect to be the least populated?

Question 3 3. Which of these is NOT a main factor in population distribution?

Question 4 4. Manuel is a graduate student from Honduras who has resided in the United States for the last four years. How is Manuel's status in the US defined by the United Nations?

Question 5 5. The number of children a woman bears during her reproductive years is known as _____.

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Question 6 6. In 2012, the net migration of Puerto Rico was -103,537. If 178,987 people migrated out of the island that year, how many people migrated to the island?

Question 7 7. Why is it important to know the physiological density in an area?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is TRUE about arithmetic density?

Question 9 9. How is agricultural density used?

Question 10 10. On average, how many times higher is the infant mortality rate in developing countries in comparison to developed countries?

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Question 11 11. The _____ is the average number of offspring born to a woman in a population during her reproductive years.

Question 12 12. What are highly developed countries?

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

Question 14 14. Which type of area is characterized by having residents that depend on natural resource-based occupations?

Question 15 15. Why would Mumbai be classified as a megacity?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms denotes an area containing a large amount of people relative to its size?

Question 17 17. Which of the following areas is NOT considered sparsely populated?

Question 18 18. Which of the following areas is NOT considered densely populated?

Question 19 19. Why did Malthus believe there would not be enough food for humanity?

Question 20 20. Why was there a stable population and growth rate during the first stage of human society?

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Question 21 21. What are the characteristics of a developing nation?

Question 22 22. Country X is wealthier than country Y. Compare the ecological footprint of country X to that of country Y.

Question 23 23. As of 2011, the human population reached over _____.

Question 24 24. Natural resources include _____.

Question 25 25. If an area is sparsely populated it has

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Question 26 26. The population change formula uses the term 'natural increase' to refer to _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following categories does arable land refer to?

Question 28 28. In a given country, the replacement-level fertility rate is 2.3. What does this value represent?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of urbanization?

Question 30 30. Emily lives in a farming community where each family is separated by large, open fields. Which of the following terms BEST describes the population that Emily is a member of?

CLEP Social Science and History: Studying Populations Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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