Population Explosion Quiz: Intermediate Level!

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Population Explosion is a serious issue in today's era, which is increasing day by day. The human population is overgrowing whether it belongs to any gender. It is generally assessed by collecting and analyzing the "Census" data to ascertain the actual birth and death ratio figure. This quiz will evaluate your knowledge and make you aware of the pros and cons.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Climate influences where people live across the world.  Which climate type has the highest population?
    • A. 

      Very cold areas with a short growing season.

    • B. 

      Temperate regions with no extremes of temperature.

    • C. 

      Areas with constantly high temperatures and little rainfall.

  • 2. 
    Another factor that determines population distribution is:
    • A. 

      Soil fertility

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Wildlife

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 3. 
    Good communications and technology encourage people and businesses to move to an area.  Which of the following is NOT an example of communication and technology developments?
    • A. 

      Broadband

    • B. 

      Railways

    • C. 

      Ports

    • D. 

      Restaurants

  • 4. 
    In ELDCs, where do the highest percentage of people live?
    • A. 

      Rural areas

    • B. 

      Urban areas

  • 5. 
    Why is the world's population increasing so rapidly?
    • A. 

      The death rate is higher than the birth rate.

    • B. 

      The birth rate is higher than the death rate.

  • 6. 
    Which country type has the highest birth rate?
    • A. 

      ELDC

    • B. 

      EMDC

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a measure taken to reduce birth rates?
    • A. 

      Family planning.

    • B. 

      Laws limiting family size. e.g. China's one child policy.

    • C. 

      Greater education of females.

    • D. 

      Incentives to limit family size.

    • E. 

      Maternity & paternity pay.

  • 8. 
    When a country experiences a slow-growing population, a high percentage of the population are in retirement age.  What is this known as?
    • A. 

      Greying of the population.

    • B. 

      Ageing of the population.

    • C. 

      Retirement of the population.

  • 9. 
    If a country's population is growing rapidly what would be the characteristic of its a population pyramid?
    • A. 

      Wide base

    • B. 

      Narrow base

  • 10. 
    What is an economic migrant?
    • A. 

      Someone forced to move because of war.

    • B. 

      Someone going on an extended holiday.

    • C. 

      Someone moving for a higher standard of living.