3.4 Human Population Change Quiz

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Human Population Quizzes & Trivia

3. 4 - I CAN describe how the human population has changed in the last 200 years.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which factor contributed MOST to exponential human population growth?
    • A. 

      Increased immigration

    • B. 

      Higher birth rates

    • C. 

      Increased availability of food due to industry

    • D. 

      Higher fertility rates

  • 2. 
    Human population growth was most rapid during which years?
    • A. 

      1000 - 1600

    • B. 

      1600 - 1700

    • C. 

      1700 - 1800

    • D. 

      1800 - 2000

  • 3. 
    The earth's population:
    • A. 

      Continues to grow at a rate of 2% each year

    • B. 

      Continues to grow, but at a lower rate than it was growing 50 years ago

    • C. 

      Has reached its carrying capacity

    • D. 

      Is currently declining due to a lack of resources

  • 4. 
    Between 1800 and 1930, human population doubled due to all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The industrial revolution

    • B. 

      Lower death rates

    • C. 

      Improvements in medicine and hygiene

    • D. 

      Movement away from cities

  • 5. 
    Currently, the fastest-growing populations are in:
    • A. 

      The world's most developed countries

    • B. 

      The world's least developed countries

    • C. 

      Countries with older populations

    • D. 

      Countries with more urban areas

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