Human Overpopulation Effects! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Overpopulation occurs when the number of humans living at a place and at a particular far exceeds the number of resources that can sustain them. The term 'overpopulation' is usually used when explaining the relationship between human population and the the environment. Overpopulation is therefore an environmental problem with serious effects. Here is a quiz about overpopulation. Take it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these may not be an effect of overpopulation? 
    • A. 

      Inadequate freshwater 

    • B. 

      Depletion of natural resources 

    • C. 

      Deforestation 

    • D. 

      Increase in air population 

  • 2. 
    Which of these effects of overpopulation is usually characterised by changes in the atmosphere? 
    • A. 

      Inadequate natural resources 

    • B. 

      Desertification 

    • C. 

      Global warming 

    • D. 

      Inadequate freshwater 

  • 3. 
    Which of these can be reversed by property rights? 
    • A. 

      Desertification 

    • B. 

      Inadequate fresh water 

    • C. 

      Global warming 

    • D. 

      Contraction of biodiversity 

  • 4. 
    Which of these may not contribute to air pollution in an overpopulated area? 
    • A. 

      Environmental degradation 

    • B. 

      Soil contamination 

    • C. 

      Noise pollution 

    • D. 

      Water pollution 

  • 5. 
    Which of the following effects of overpopulation is industrial? 
    • A. 

      Emergence of epidemics 

    • B. 

      Intensive factory farming 

    • C. 

      Starvation 

    • D. 

      Inadequate natural resources 

  • 6. 
    What compounds the effects of overpopulation? 
    • A. 

      Poor national economy 

    • B. 

      Unemployment 

    • C. 

      Poverty 

    • D. 

      Over consumption 

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is most related to security? 
    • A. 

      Increase in crime rate 

    • B. 

      Unhygienic living condition 

    • C. 

      Low life expectancy 

    • D. 

      Inadequate freshwater 

  • 8. 
    What is the natural cause of starvation in overpopulated areas? 
    • A. 

      Theft 

    • B. 

      Crime 

    • C. 

      Famine 

    • D. 

      Warfare 

  • 9. 
    What favours emergence of epidemics in overpopulated areas? 
    • A. 

      Good healthcare system 

    • B. 

      Theft 

    • C. 

      Poverty 

    • D. 

      Poor healthcare system 

  • 10. 
    What is the effect of overpopulation on biodiversity? 
    • A. 

      Extinction 

    • B. 

      Conservation 

    • C. 

      Preservation 

    • D. 

      Multiplication 

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