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Environment & Population Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the estimated carrying capacity of the human population if people live in poverty and destroy the environment?

Question 2 2. What is an ecosystem?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT part of Thomas Malthus' predictions about excess human population growth?

Question 4 4. On average, how many times higher is the infant mortality rate in developing countries in comparison to developed countries?

Question 5 5. In a given country, the replacement-level fertility rate is 2.3. What does this value represent?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. How are people adversely affected by the growing size of the human populations in cities?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a false statement about overconsumption?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a way that compact development makes cities more livable?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Renewable natural resources are substances that can be replenished over a period of time. Which of the following is an example of a renewable natural resource?

Question 12 12. Why can cheetahs and lions coexist together on the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve?

Question 13 13. Based on its location in the Himalaya Mountains, what can be hypothesized about the population density of the country of Bhutan?

Question 14 14. Which is the correct order of the stages of demographic transition?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a result of the increased abundance of cars in cities?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following factors is linked to population growth in urban areas during the past 200 years?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a characteristic of poverty?

Question 18 18. By _____, half of the global human population lived in urban areas.

Question 19 19. What is the name of the publication written by Thomas Malthus?

Question 20 20. What is the correct definition of demography?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following terms denotes an area containing a large amount of people relative to its size?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following is true about all environments?

Question 24 24. As of 2011, the human population reached over _____.

Question 25 25. What is biotic potential?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. What is the biotic potential of geese?

Question 28 28. XYZ Country's population is just beginning to increase. The population increase is partially due to their birth rate of 2.9, and the death rate being at the lowest it's been in two decades. Which stage is XYZ country in?

Question 29 29.

In a 2010 project, Nigel aimed at looking into poverty across a particular country. He interviewed four persons, namely Richie, Barbara, Melanie, and Claude and obtained the following:

Richie, Melanie, Barbara, and Claude could afford to spend respectively a maximum of $0.75 per day, $300 per year, $100 per week and $100 per day.

Who among them was living in extreme poverty?

Question 30 30. If a country has a total national income of $600,000,000 and a population of 20000 people, calculate the per capita income.

Environment & Population Chapter Exam Instructions

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