The Population Growth Quiz! Trivia Questions

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 283

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
The Population Growth Quiz! Trivia Questions

The Population Growth Quiz is here for you. Population, in simple terms, refers to the people living in a given geographical area. In most areas with an increase in population, there is an increased demand in the food supply, which is not met fully in most cases. How do you explain the increase or decrease in population and some telltale signs of such? This quiz will help you see just how to know trends and studies on population growth. Check them out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Urban population growth in developing countries is unprecedented because
    • A. 

      There are more urban areas in the developing world than in industrialized countries

    • B. 

      Urban population growth in developing countries is based on agriculture

    • C. 

      The population of large urban centers in developing countries is becoming much larger than those of industrialized countries

    • D. 

      Large urban centers in developing countries account for a larger share of the total population than in industrialized countries

  • 2. 
    In many metropolitan centers in the developing world, the largest component of urban growth population is
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      In-migration

    • C. 

      Increased territorial jurisdiction

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 3. 
    In the Philippines, the total urban population is expected to become
    • A. 

      Larger than the total rural population

    • B. 

      Equal and will stabilized at the level of the rural population

    • C. 

      Maintain its ratio with rural population

    • D. 

      Decline until it equals rural population

  • 4. 
    Historically, in contrast to Thomas Malthus's theory.
    • A. 

      Population has grown faster than food supply

    • B. 

      Population has grown slower than food supply

    • C. 

      Population and food supply have grown at approximately the same pace

    • D. 

      Population and food supply have not grown

  • 5. 
    Metro Manila is considered a primate city because
    • A. 

      It is the largest urban city of the country

    • B. 

      It contains the country’s primary central business district

    • C. 

      It has a very large population compared to all the urban centers of the country

    • D. 

      It is a metropolitan center

  • 6. 
    Population growth is usually measured as a function of
    • A. 

      The number of deaths, birth and fertility

    • B. 

      The number of deaths, births, and out-migrants

    • C. 

      The number of deaths, births and in-migrants

    • D. 

      The number of deaths, births and net migrants

  • 7. 
    In central business districts, the highest land values are usually the areas where
    • A. 

      Zoning is for commercial land use

    • B. 

      Density is highest

    • C. 

      All of the choices except none

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 8. 
    A Lorenz Curve can give a graphical indications of how
    • A. 

      An industry’s output has grown in a region

    • B. 

      An industry’s forward and backward linkages have expanded in a region

    • C. 

      An industry is distributed in a region

    • D. 

      An industry’s exports compares with its imports in a region

  • 9. 
    If the location quotient in a region is high, it suggests that
    • A. 

      The distribution of the industry in the region is very concentrated

    • B. 

      The distribution of the industry in the region is dispersed

    • C. 

      The distribution of the industry in the region does not deviate much from the distribution of other industries

    • D. 

      The region has a larger share of the industry relative to other regions

  • 10. 
    The Export Base theory argues that
    • A. 

      The economic growth of a region is dependent on the growth of its export sector

    • B. 

      Regional exports should not exceed regional imports

    • C. 

      The ratio between regional exports and regional imports is the basis for determining economic performance

    • D. 

      Regional exports should equal regional imports

  • 11. 
    An urban area becomes a central business district because this is an area where
    • A. 

      Infrastructure is most concentrated

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      All of the choices except none

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 12. 
    Initially developed the concept of the “growth pole” of regions.
    • A. 

      Christaller

    • B. 

      Perroux

    • C. 

      Lennoix

    • D. 

      Howard

  • 13. 
    What is the main foundation of the theory of growth pole of regions?
    • A. 

      Concept of leading industries

    • B. 

      Concept of polarization

    • C. 

      Concept of spread effects

    • D. 

      All of the choices

  • 14. 
    What does the concept of leading industries mean in the growth pole theory?
    • A. 

      Manufacturing sector

    • B. 

      Propulsive industries

    • C. 

      Comparative sector

    • D. 

      Agricultural sector

  • 15. 
    What is the LQ ratio that would indicate an export or basic activity in a region?
    • A. 

      LQ>1

    • B. 

      LQ=1

    • C. 

      LQ

    • D. 

      LQ=0

  • 16. 
    In economic base studies, economic activities are generally classified into three activities, namely
    • A. 

      Basic, non-basic, retail

    • B. 

      Basic, non-basic, mixed

    • C. 

      Basic, intermediate, retail

    • D. 

      Basic, sectoral, ntermediate

  • 17. 
    The most frequently used unit of measure for computing the LQ of an economy is
    • A. 

      Employment

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Sales

    • D. 

      Production

  • 18. 
    Is a set of accounts, usually in monetary from, prepared for an economy and widely used in the analysis of inter-industry relationships.
    • A. 

      Regional accounts matrix

    • B. 

      Input-output table

    • C. 

      Economic base table

    • D. 

      Location quotient ratio

  • 19. 
    A tool of analysis developed as an effective way of choosing between alternative planning options by ensuring the optimum allocation of available resources and maximum welfare to the community.
    • A. 

      Cost-benefit analysis

    • B. 

      Linear programming

    • C. 

      Shift-share analysis

    • D. 

      Sensitivity analysis

  • 20. 
    The portion of the feasibility study (FS) that determines the project’s net contribution to the national economy and social welfare is
    • A. 

      Economic study

    • B. 

      Demand analysis

    • C. 

      Financial analysis

    • D. 

      Technical evaluation

  • 21. 
    The standard distance of a commercial activity from an education center should be
    • A. 

      15 minutes by public transport

    • B. 

      15 minutes by private transport

    • C. 

      30 minutes minimum travel time by public transport

    • D. 

      60 minutes travel time by public transport

  • 22. 
    This represents the earning power of money invested in the project.
    • A. 

      Internal rate of return

    • B. 

      Net present value

    • C. 

      Annuity

    • D. 

      Discounting

  • 23. 
    The process of finding the present value of future amount is called
    • A. 

      Discounting

    • B. 

      Acid test

    • C. 

      Payback

    • D. 

      Return of investment

  • 24. 
    The best measure of the project’s economic worthiness and its adaptation as a basis for project acceptability is
    • A. 

      Net present value

    • B. 

      Discounted rate

    • C. 

      EIRR

    • D. 

      FIRR

  • 25. 
    The hurdle rated used by NEDA is
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      18%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      20%

Back to Top Back to top