Population Quiz

20 Questions  I  By Davidptongue on April 18, 2007
This is a quick quiz to test your understanding of the population section of the iGCSE syllabus. Good luck.

  

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1.  What is the name given to the rapid growth of world population that has taken place since the industrial revolution?
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2.  What two words could be used to describe the growth of world population?
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3.  How is population density calculated?
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4.  What is the geographic term for a country with a high population density?
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5.  Which one of these countries is an example of a country with a high population density?
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6.  What is the geographic term for a country with a low population density?
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7.  Which one of these regions is an example of a country with a low population density?
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8.  Which one of these statements best describes the population distribution within the USA?
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9.  Which one of these statements best describes a theoretical situation where the number of resources match the population of an area?
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10.  Which of the following statements is correct for the first stage of the demographic transition model?
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11.  Which of the following statements is correct for the third stage of the demographic transition model?
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12.  Why is the birth rate low in stage four of the demographic transition model?
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13.  Why is the death rate high and fluctuating in stage one of the demographic transition model?
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14.  Which one of these is not a problem associated with an overpopulated country?
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15.  When a population pyramid has a wide base it does not tend to have...
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16.  When a population pyramid has a narrow base it does not tend to have...
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17.  Which one of these is not a problem associated with an ageing society
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18.  Which one of these statements is not true about the HIV virus
19.  What name do we give to people who are too young or too old to work
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20.  How does one calculate the natural increase of a population
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