Population Density And Population Distribution Quiz

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Population Density And Population Distribution Quiz

This quiz tests your knowledge of population, population density, population distribution and population growth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The number of people living in a particular area at a particular point in time is known as the __________ of that area.
    • A. 

      Population density

    • B. 

      Population distribution

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Population growth

  • 2. 
    This term refers to the way in which people are spread out over an area.
    • A. 

      Population density

    • B. 

      Population distribution

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Population growth

  • 3. 
    The statement "250 per square kilometer" most likely refers to:
    • A. 

      Population density

    • B. 

      Population distribution

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Population growth

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a factor affecting population distribution?
    • A. 

      Relief

    • B. 

      Fertility rate

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Mineral deposits

  • 5. 
    Antarctica is largely uninhabited. This is mainly because:
    • A. 

      There is a lack of mineral resources

    • B. 

      There is not much flat land

    • C. 

      The soil is infertile

    • D. 

      The climate is harsh

  • 6. 
    The number of children a woman is expected to bear in her lifetime is known as the:
    • A. 

      Birth rate

    • B. 

      Fertility rate

    • C. 

      Child expectancy

    • D. 

      Population growth rate

  • 7. 
    An increase in the birth rate will tend to cause the population to grow at a faster rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An increase in the death rate will tend to slow down the rate of population growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An increase in life expectancy from 65 to 75 will tend to slow down the rate of population growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If immigration is far greater than emigration in a particular country, this will tend to cause the population of that country to grow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A drastic decrease in infant mortality will tend to cause the population to decrease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A population pyramid with a very wide base is a sign that the population is decreasing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following factors has the greatest impact on population distribution in Dominica?
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Mineral deposits

    • C. 

      Drainage and soils

    • D. 

      Relief

  • 14. 
    Most of Dominica's population lives:
    • A. 

      In the interior

    • B. 

      Near the coast

    • C. 

      In forested areas

    • D. 

      In the northern tip of the island

  • 15. 
    The highest population densities in Dominica exist in and around:
    • A. 

      Roseau

    • B. 

      Marigot

    • C. 

      Portsmouth

    • D. 

      Salisbury

  • 16. 
    In recent decades, the rate of Jamaica's population growth has been:
    • A. 

      Increasing slowly

    • B. 

      Decreasing

    • C. 

      Increasing rapidly

    • D. 

      Stable

  • 17. 
    In recent decades, Jamaicas fertility rate and birth rate have decreased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In Jamaica, immigration is far greater than emigration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The population of the USA is growing very slowly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The main factor responsible for the growth of the US population is immigration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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