World Population Explosion! Trivia Quiz

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In human population studies, the rapid increase in the number of humans occupying a geographical location at a particular time is referred to as human population explosion. It poses a threat to ecological sustainability and remain one of the problems with which the United Nations is concerned. How much do you know about this? Take this quiz if you are in the know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most direct cause of population explosion? 
    • A. 

      Increase in births 

    • B. 

      Better national economy 

    • C. 

      Increase in disposable income 

    • D. 

      Increase in employment rate 

  • 2. 
    What is the most direct cause of reduction in human population? 
    • A. 

      Decrease in disposable income 

    • B. 

      Famine 

    • C. 

      Increase in mortality rate 

    • D. 

      Increased incidence of natural disasters 

  • 3. 
    Which of these does not increase human population? 
    • A. 

      Increase in mortality rate 

    • B. 

      Increase in natality rate 

    • C. 

      Increase in immigration 

    • D. 

      Increase in disposable income 

  • 4. 
    Which of these does not lead to the decrease in human population? 
    • A. 

      Increase in immigration 

    • B. 

      Decrease in immigration 

    • C. 

      Decease in mortality rate 

    • D. 

      Increase in birth rate 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is most likely to cause population explosion in natural disaster prone areas? 
    • A. 

      Decrease in incidence of natural disaster 

    • B. 

      Increase in incidence of natural disaster

    • C. 

      Increase in quality of life 

    • D. 

      Decrease in quality of life 

  • 6. 
    What does the carrying capacity of a location occupied by a group of people means? 
    • A. 

      Resources 

    • B. 

      Natural disaster 

    • C. 

      Disposable income 

    • D. 

      Power 

  • 7. 
    Which of these vegetation types does not favour population explosion? 
    • A. 

      Savannah vegetation 

    • B. 

      Rain forest vegetation 

    • C. 

      Woodland 

    • D. 

      Desert 

  • 8. 
    Which of these forms of revolution does cause population explosion?
    • A. 

      Industrial  revolution 

    • B. 

      Agricultural revolution 

    • C. 

      Industrrial revolution 

    • D. 

      Technological revolution 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a medical invention against population explosion?
    • A. 

      Contraception 

    • B. 

      Agriculture 

    • C. 

      Urbanization 

    • D. 

      Education 

  • 10. 
    What is the leading cause of population explosion in Asia? 
    • A. 

      Decrease in mortality 

    • B. 

      Improvement in economy 

    • C. 

      Political stability 

    • D. 

      Friendly immigration policy 

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