Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption


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As of 2011, the human population reached over _____.

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1. Natural resources include _____.

2. Which of the following is FALSE about nonrenewable natural resources?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of the impact human population size has on resource consumption with the help of this quiz/worksheet tool. Topics to know to pass the quiz include how the size of the human population has changed over time and the concept of an ecological footprint.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you will be tested on your understanding of:

  • How natural resources are defined
  • Types of natural resources
  • The size of the human population in 2011

Skills Practiced

As part of these assessments, you will also be able to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about how population size affects resource consumption
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as natural resources and nonrenewable natural resources
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how human population growth has changed over time

Additional Learning

To learn more about resource consumption and its relationship to human population growth, view the lesson entitled Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the factors that have influenced human population size
  • Identify the impact population size has on resource consumption
  • Learn about the ecological footprint and how it is used to estimate human environmental impact