Quiz 11

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1.  What is the study of the size, compostion, growth, and distribution of human population?
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2.  What impact did the introduction of the potato have on the demography of Europe?
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3.  Who was the English economist who saw the surging population in Europe as a sign of pending planetary doom?
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4.  What is the basic formula of the Malthus theorem?
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5.  It took 130 years for world population to increase from 1 billion to 2 billion. What span of time did it take for world population to grow from 5 billion to 6 billion?
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6.  What is the name of the three-stage theory Anti-Malthusians rely on to explain world population growth?
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7.  Some Anti-Malthusians predict that the world's population will peak at about 8 or 9 billion and then begin to grow smaller. What term do the Anti-Malthusians use to refer to this process?
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8.  According to the symbolic interactionist perspective, why do women in poor nations bear a large number of children?
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9.  If a demographer wanted t ocompare the United States population by age and sex with that of Mexico, what would he or she use to illustrate the population dynamic btween these two contries?
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10.  What two variables does a population pyramid usually display?
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11.  What are the three demographic variables?
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12.  Which region of the world has the highest fertility rate?
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13.  What was the key factor in the development of cities beginning in approximately 3500 bc?
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14.  In what part of the world did cities first appear?
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15.  What invention made cities possible?
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16.  In 1800, what was the city in the world to have a population greater than 1 million?
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17.  What social event promoted the number of citiies with a population of at least 1 million to grow from 1 to 16 between 1800 and 1900?
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18.  What term describes an overlapping area consisting of at least two central cities and thier many suburbs, such as San Fran-san diego and miami-orlanda?
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19.  Outside of Philly, at the intersection of major highways, a variety of office parks, aparment complexes, shopping malls, and hotels have developed. What do urban sociologists call these areas with overlapping political boundaries that include parts of several cities or towns?
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20.  Jim and Milly have decided to buy and restore an olddr house in a deteriorated urban neighborhood. Jim and MIlly will thenl ivee in their renovated home. What title appleis to such activity?
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21.  What is the fastest-growing city in the US
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22.  What term was used when white moved from cities to suburbs in the 1950's and 1960's.
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23.  What term did sociologist Robert Park use to describe how people adapt to their environment?
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24.  What ist he process where one group of people displaces a group whose racial, ethnic, or social class characteristics differ from their own and then this new group is later dispalced by another group?
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25.  The city of Brownstown has several centers of activties. On the west side of town there is a culster of retail stores and a residential district. All of the factories are located on the east side of town. this city follows the ______ model of urban growht.
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