GACE Behavioral Science: Demography & Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Densely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 2 2. Carrying capacity is determined for a population mainly by what factor?

Question 3 3. Sparsely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 4 4. Which historical factor encouraged the process of urbanization during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

Question 5 5. What do we call the main way a plot of land is used?

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between fertility and fecundity?

Question 7 7. Why is the crude birth rate sometimes misleading?

Question 8 8. Thomas lives in an area that is classified as a rural area. This means that his area has _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a push factor?

Question 10 10. A big hill in a town is so steep that the residents can't build houses on it. Instead, they choose to use it as a park area. What kind of factor is affecting land use?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a function of human settlements?

Question 12 12. Which best describes emigration?

Question 13 13. Larger and more populated areas are called _____ settlements.

Question 14 14. What do we call mass movement from rural areas to urban areas?

Question 15 15. What do we call it when a large group of people move from the country to the city?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is FALSE of emigration?

Question 17 17. Why did Malthus believe there would not be enough food for humanity?

Question 18 18. A group of people with a shared heritage who have migrated from their ancestral homeland to other parts of the world is called a(n) _____.

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Why do some people pursue rural life?

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Question 21 21. An organized pattern of human habitation is called a _____.

Question 22 22. What are densely populated, mostly non-agricultural areas called?

Question 23 23. The process of urbanization can be understood as _____.

Question 24 24. The population change formula uses the term 'natural increase' to refer to _____.

Question 25 25. What is the most prevalent type of suburban segregation today?

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Question 26 26. The idea that production is only capable of increasing at an arithmetic rate is described in Malthus'

Question 27 27. Mayor Kelly wants to pass a city law that says that at least 55% of the buildings in the downtown area must house small, locally owned businesses. This is an example of a land use _____.

Question 28 28. What is the mortality rate of a population that has 500 individuals at the start of the year and loses 31 individuals to death during that time period?

Question 29 29. _____ is a Greek word meaning 'description of people.'

Question 30 30. What is defined as the act of leaving one's place of residence or country to permanently live in another?

GACE Behavioral Science: Demography & Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam Instructions

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