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Demographic Patterns Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following areas is NOT considered densely populated?

Question 2 2. Which of the following areas is NOT considered sparsely populated?

Question 3 3. Which of these areas would most likely be sparsely populated?

Question 4 4. Which of the following terms denotes an area containing a large amount of people relative to its size?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. What is the census?

Question 7 7. How often does the United Nations recommend that a census be conducted?

Question 8 8. What is a sample survey?

Question 9 9. What do statisticians call birth, death, marriage, and divorce?

Question 10 10. Who uses information on population data?

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Question 11 11. Why does the estimated carrying capacity of the Earth go from 1-2 billion people to 33 billion people?

Question 12 12. During the _____, it took the human population around 1,000 years for it to double in size.

Question 13 13. Identify which of the following is NOT studied by demography:

Question 14 14. Which of the following was not an advancement associated with the industrial period?

Question 15 15. How did the industrial period differ from the agricultural period in regards to agricultural advances?

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Question 16 16. What is the PRB's World Population Data Sheet?

Question 17 17. What are demographics?

Question 18 18. What government or organization sponsors the Population Reference Bureau?

Question 19 19. What is the purpose of the Population Bulletin?

Question 20 20. What is the primary goal of the Population Reference Bureau?

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Question 21 21. In the cohort-component method, what is a cohort?

Question 22 22. Which of these is not a component of population change?

Question 23 23. What is a population projection?

Question 24 24. If a cohort has a survived population of 200, 50 new births, and a net migration of 25, what is their projected population?

Question 25 25. What are net migrations?

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Question 26 26. What was the initial outcome of the first few generations of farming?

Question 27 27. What discovery has largely replaced animal droppings as fertilizer?

Question 28 28. Which of the following did not kill off millions of Native Americans?

Question 29 29. What event killed off more than half of Europe's population?

Question 30 30. What part of the wheat plant was strengthened to allow more wheat to be grown to feed more people?

Demographic Patterns Chapter Exam Instructions

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