Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories


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What is a human migration?

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1. Which of these is not a general assumption about human migration?

2. Which of these is a pull factor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Humans migrate from region to region based on numerous factors. This quiz and worksheet combination aim to determine how much you understand about various reasons people move by asking you questions about different types of migration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked about the following aspects of human migration:

  • Push and pull factors
  • Voluntary versus involuntary migration
  • Modern human migration
  • Theories about migration

Skills Practiced

This quiz will enable you to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words and phrases, such as human migration and pull factors
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as voluntary and involuntary migration

Additional Learning

Develop your understanding of this subject by reviewing the lesson Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories, which addresses the following:

  • Dual labor market theory
  • Relative deprivation theory
  • World systems theory