Environmental Science...chapter Six, Section(s) 1 And 2.

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1.  The world population increases by about _____ people each day
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2.  Which of the following is a major factor in human population increase in the last 200 years?
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3.  The cultural carrying capacity is the 
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4.  Which of the following are ways that humans have degraded natural capital to meet their own needs and wants?
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5.  The population change in a particular area or country in a particular year can be calculated by
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6.  The crude birth rate is the number of live brths per ____ persons in a given year.
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7.  The three most populous countries on the Earth are, in order of population size from largest to smallest:
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8.  The average number of children bron to womein in a population during their reproductive years is the 
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9.  Between the years 1950 and 2009, the total fertility rate in developing countries
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10.  The actual average replacement-level fertility for the whole world is slightly higer than 
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11.  Which of the following would decrease the likelihood of a ocuple having a child?
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12.  Two useful indicators of overall health in a country or region are
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13.  A high infant mortality rate is most often associated with
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14.  Infant mortality rate refers to the number of children out of 1,000 that die
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15.  All of the following reasons help explain why the united states has one of he highest infant mortality rates of developed countries except
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16.  Currently, legal and illegal immigration account for ____ of the U.S. population growth
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17.  Which of he following countries has the fastest growing population?
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18.  Family planning, economic opportunities for women, and schooling for girls generally produces a higher birth rate.
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19.  Birth and death rates generally decline as countries develop economically.
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20.  Women who live in rural areas have a lower total fertility rate than those in urban areas.
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21.  Most of the increase in the world's population in the last 100 years took place because of sharp increase in birth rates.
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22.  _________________ refers to a process in which an increasing proportion of an entire population lives in cities and in the suburbs of cities.
23.  In areas with a low _________ __________ _________.
24.  Urban areas with poor sanitation and numerous health risks will genearll have a low _______ _______.
25.  If everyone on the planet reached the U.S. level of consumption of renewable resources by the year 2050, we would need ______ Earth's to meet the demand.
26.  As countries become more ________, their populations tend to grow more slowly.
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