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True or false: The number of males compared to females in a population is the population's age structure.
a) true
b) false

A nation that has a high infant mortality rate
a) developing nation
b) developed nation
c) wealthy nation
d) poor nation

Which of the following factors does NOT affect population growth?
a) educating women
b) statistics
c) poverty
d) policy

Which of the following does NOT affect a person's quality of life?
a) replacement fertility
b) available living space
c) access to education
d) food supply

Regions of the world with the largest populations tend to do all of the following except
a) have the largest share of global wealth
b) have a smaller share of global wealth
c) use the most resources per person
d) have the largest ecological footprint

We are worried that the human population will reach their _____ and stop the pattern of __________ growth.
a) logistic, exponential
b) carrying capacity, exponential
c) exponential, logistic
d) carrying capacity, logistic

The average number of years an individual is expected to live
a) infant mortality
b) wealth gap
c) life expectancy
d) growth rate

The study of human population statistics
a) demography
b) total fertility rate
c) geography
d) sociology

The total fertility rate for a nation that would keep its population size stable.
a) total fertility rate
b) replacement fertility
c) infant mortality
d) life expectancy

How a population changes in size during a specific period of time.
a) total fertility rate
b) life expectancy
c) demographic transition
d) growth rate

A model that explains the change from high birthrates and death rates to low birth rates and death rates
a) demography
b) wealth gap
c) demographic transition model
d) age structure diagram

The average number of children a female member of the population has during her lifetime.
a) total fertility rate
b) infant mortality
c) life expectancy
d) replacement fertility

The number of babies out of 1000 that die during their first years of life
a) total fertility rate
b) infant mortality
c) replacement fertility
d) life expectancy

The contrast between affluent and poor societies in today's world
a) developing nation
b) growth rate
c) demographic transistion
d) wealth gap

Which fertility rate keeps the population stable?
a) replacement fertility
b) stable fertility
c) balanced sex ratio
d) total fertility rate

How individuals of different ages are distributed in a population is called the population's
a) age ratio
b) sex ratio
c) age structure
d) sex structure

The model that describes how industrialized nations undergo a large drop in birthrates and death rates is called
a) life expectancy
b) the fertility rate transition
c) demography
d) demographic transition

Recently, the size of the human population has been
a) decreasing slowly
b) decreasing exponentially
c) increasing slowly
d) increasing exponentially

For most human history, the population has been relatively
a) small and stable
b) large and schrinking
c) small and rapidly growing
d) large and rapidly growing

The human population today is approximately
a) 300 million
b) 1.3 billion
c) 7.2 billion
d) 10 billion

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