Chapter 13 Health And Population: Quick Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 330

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Population Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to a wonderful quiz about a topic that continues to grow continuously as the years go by – health and population of course! The world’s population has grown immensely in the past few decades alone, but what goes into the study of population growth and the topic of health that surrounds it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of the health care systems would be controlled by the government or state?
    • A. 

      Socialized medicine

    • B. 

      Socialist medicine

    • C. 

      Decentralized national health care

    • D. 

      Direct pay model

  • 2. 
    The sociological theoretical perspective that desires to maintain a healthy workforce for the economic benefit of society is:
    • A. 

      Symbolic Interactions

    • B. 

      Structural Dysfunctionalism

    • C. 

      Structural Functionalism

    • D. 

      Conflict Functionalism

  • 3. 
    The United States is the only industrialized country that fails to provide comprehensive health care for all its citizens.  As a matter of record the following is true regarding this lack of care:
    • A. 

      There are 25-60 uninsured individuals in the United States

    • B. 

      There are only 45 million underinsured individuals in the United States

    • C. 

      There are 45 million uninsured and 40-65 million underinsured individuals in the United States

    • D. 

      There are 45 million uninsured individuals in the United States

  • 4. 
    The social conflict theoretical perspective would be concerned with each of the following dynamics in the heath care system, except:
    • A. 

      Control of a scarce resource

    • B. 

      How groups function well together

    • C. 

      Identification of groups in conflict

    • D. 

      How groups maintain power

  • 5. 
    The number of live births in a year per 1000 population is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Crude live birth rate

    • B. 

      Crude birthrate

    • C. 

      Crude non-death rate

    • D. 

      Active birthrate

  • 6. 
    The human process whereby individuals move from one nation state to another or from one internal geographical area to another within a nation state is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Human immigration

    • B. 

      Human assimilation

    • C. 

      Migrational assimilation

    • D. 

      Human migration

  • 7. 
    China’s one child policy, as a manifest function, resulted in:
    • A. 

      An adverse effect on divorced individuals

    • B. 

      Female infanticide

    • C. 

      Controlling of the population

    • D. 

      More sex selected abortions

  • 8. 
    When a demographer refers to mortality rates, they include the following:
    • A. 

      Birthrates and infant mortality rates

    • B. 

      Birthrates and death rates

    • C. 

      Infant mortality rates and death rates

    • D. 

      Crude birthrates and total fertility rates

  • 9. 
    According to the text, the country with the lowest infant mortality rate is:
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Canada

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