3.1 Population Growth Quiz

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3.1 Population Growth Quiz

The population on earth is growing on a daily basis currently we have more than seven billion people around the globe. Learning how to control, calculate and increase population is a very important skill. Do you believe you possess this skill? Tae the quiz below and let the facts speak for themselves.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is used to calculate the change in population size?
    • A. 

      (Births + Immigration) + (Deaths + Emigration)

    • B. 

      (Births + Immigration) - (Deaths + Emigration)

    • C. 

      (Births - Immigration) - (Deaths - Emigration)

    • D. 

      Births - Deaths + Population

  • 2. 
    A population will continue to grow if births + immigrants is ________________ deaths + emigration. 
    • A. 

      Less than

    • B. 

      More than

    • C. 

      Equal to

    • D. 

      Irrelevant to

  • 3. 
    The following data table shows the yearly births and deaths in a population of bald eagles in San Antonio, Texas.  Assuming there is no immigration or emigration, determine whether the population of eagles is increasing or decreasing.
    • A. 

      Increasing

    • B. 

      Decreasing

  • 4. 
    Zebras are a major tourist attraction in West Africa, but local governments are worried that the population is declining. Use the data below to calculate the actual population growth.  Births: 25 zebras Deaths: 34 zebras Immigration: 12 zebras Emigration: 42 zebras 
    • A. 

      -39

    • B. 

      -9

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    In a small village in Mexico in 2009, 20 people were born and 13 people died. 5 people emigrated to the United States and a family of 3 moved immigrated from a neighboring town. What was the OVERALL change in population?
    • A. 

      The population increased by 5

    • B. 

      The population decreased by 5

    • C. 

      The population decreased by 18

    • D. 

      The population increased by 20

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