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Population and the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which is the correct order of the stages of demographic transition?

Question 3 3. When a population is above carrying capacity, how is the state of resources affected?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of urbanization?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a way that compact development makes cities more livable?

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Question 6 6. Why is two offspring the ideal replacement fertility rate?

Question 7 7. In a given country, the replacement-level fertility rate is 2.3. What does this value represent?

Question 8 8. Natality is:

Question 9 9. The study of the size, density and distribution of the human population is called:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT considered a developed nation?

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Question 11 11. What is urbanization?

Question 12 12. What is the correct definition of demography?

Question 13 13. A person is considered to live in poverty if:

Question 14 14. Deduce the formula that represents the population growth rate.

Question 15 15. The _____ is the average number of offspring born to a woman in a population during her reproductive years.

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Question 16 16. What are highly developed countries?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. The predictions of Thomas Malthus were not correct for developed countries primarily due to:

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What is the appropriate definition of demography?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a false statement about overconsumption?

Question 22 22. According to other prevailing theories at the time, what factors would govern general population growth?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true about demographic transition?

Question 24 24. The term used to describe the increased concentration of the human population in densely populated cities is:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT considered part of a person's ecological footprint?

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Question 26 26. What is biotic potential?

Question 27 27. Demographic transition is:

Question 28 28. All of the following are examples of environmental resistance, except:

Question 29 29. Environmental resistance can be attributed to all of the following factors except

Question 30 30. What was the size of the human population at the end of the agricultural period?

Population and the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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