Human Population Trends Part 1

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  • 1. 
    What is a group of individuals living together at a given time?
  • 2. 
    What are changes in populations?
    • A. 

      Population factors

    • B. 

      Population dynamics

    • C. 

      Population statistics

    • D. 

      Population information

  • 3. 
    What is the current human population?
    • A. 

      Everyone living in Pinellas County

    • B. 

      Everyone living in Florida

    • C. 

      Everyone in the United States

    • D. 

      Everyone living on Earth

  • 4. 
    Populations are always the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check two factors in human population dynamics.
    • A. 

      Births

    • B. 

      Deaths

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Water

  • 6. 
    Each time a person moves from place to place the _____________________  ______________________ of the population is changed. Two words one space in between.
  • 7. 
    In 1999, the human population crosses the _______ ____________ mark.
  • 8. 
    At the current growth rates, the population will ____________ within ____________ years. Two words one space in between. 
  • 9. 
    Slide 8 As the population copntinues to grow, __________________________ for resources will increase.
  • 10. 
    What two things will exerbate competition for limited resources?
    • A. 

      Natural disasters and political conflicts

    • B. 

      Political conflicts and climate change

    • C. 

      Plate tectonics and solar warmth

    • D. 

      Climate change and educational opportunities

  • 11. 
    Check three thing that might change a population size.
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Coastal proximity

    • D. 

      Social and cultural factors

  • 12. 
    The increase and decrease in human size and make up is called human _________________ ____________________. Two words. One space between.
  • 13. 
    Exponential growth is represented on a graph by a ________  curve.
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      J

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      U

  • 14. 
    When humans were hunter gatherers, the small population on Earth was at the _____________ of the J curve.
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Base

  • 15. 
    At the end of the last Ice Age, what caused the diet and life style of people to change?
    • A. 

      An asteroid's collision with Earth

    • B. 

      The extinction of mammals

    • C. 

      The on set of dinosaurs

    • D. 

      The breaking apart of the continents

  • 16. 
    The onset of agriculture ____________________ the human population.
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 17. 
    What is another name for the outbreak of Bubonic Plague that occured around 1350? Two words.  One space between.
  • 18. 
    What problems did the early cities experience? Check three.
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Waste

    • C. 

      Poverty

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 19. 
    During what century did science, medicine, agriculture and industry start to boom?
  • 20. 
    What big event started the next population boom in the 18th century?
  • 21. 
    What caused the human lifespan to expand in the early 19th century?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Farming

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Industry

  • 22. 
    What two  things stabalized the birth rate in developed countries during the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Birth control

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Increased resources

    • D. 

      Increased standard of living

  • 23. 
    Can exponential population growth occur forever?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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