World Population Trends & Patterns Throughout History


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on historical trends in world population. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the diseases that killed millions of Native Americans.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will help you review the following topics:

  • Result of early farming generations
  • Modifications to the wheat plant
  • Replacement for animal dropping fertilizer

Skills Practiced

Test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on historical trends in world population
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding past efforts to feed a growing population
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the event that devastated Europe's population

Additional Learning

Get more information about historical trends in population by reviewing the lesson on World Population Trends & Patterns Throughout History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the far-reaching effects of the advent of agriculture
  • Recognize the impact of the Black Death and other epidemics
  • Understand how technological advances positively affected population growth