Population Change: Factors, Patterns & Components

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Which of the following BEST describes the fecundity rate in a society?

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1. A farmer from rural China can no longer sustain his family so he heads to Shanghai to work in a factory. Which of the following terms BEST describes this trend?

2. A family moves from New York to Miami. Which of the following terms BEST describes this process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will measure your comprehension of population change. Quiz questions will focus on the factors, patterns, and components of population change. Additional topics include the definition of fecundity rates and examples of population trends.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • Which formula is used to calculate population change
  • What happens when a person immigrates to a different country than one's country of origin
  • The name for workers who move from a rural area to the city, in the hopes of finding a better source of employment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about population change from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the main phrase, fecundity rates
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reasons behind population change

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Population Change: Factors, Patterns & Components. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail why populations grow and decline
  • Get a better understanding of birth and death rates, as well as migration patterns and how they affect a society
  • Discuss terms such as population composition, overall population and replacement level
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