Urbanization And Migration Quiz

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Urbanization And Migration Quiz

This quiz tests your knowledge of urbanization and international migration


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      People moving from rural areas to urban areas

    • B. 

      The growth in the population of urban areas as a result of several factors

    • C. 

      The increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas

    • D. 

      People moving from urban areas to rural areas

  • 2. 
    Throughout most of history:
    • A. 

      Half the world's population lived in urban areas

    • B. 

      Most of the world's population lived in urban areas

    • C. 

      51% of the world's population lived in urban areas

    • D. 

      Most of the world's population lived in rural areas

  • 3. 
    All of the following are reasons for urbanization EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Rent is more affordable in urban areas

    • B. 

      Urban areas have better healthcare and educational facilities

    • C. 

      There are more jobs available in urban areas

    • D. 

      There are more opportunities for entertainment in urban areas

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements about urban areas is NOT true?
    • A. 

      There is traffic congestion

    • B. 

      Public utilities are not readily available

    • C. 

      There are higher crime rates

    • D. 

      Slums often develop in or near urban areas

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements about urban areas is NOT true?
    • A. 

      There is traffic congestion

    • B. 

      Public utilities are not readily available

    • C. 

      There are higher crime rates

    • D. 

      Slums often develop in and around urban areas

  • 6. 
    Cities often spread out over the surrounding areas. The is called_________.
    • A. 

      Urban spread

    • B. 

      Urban growth

    • C. 

      Urban overflow

    • D. 

      Urban sprawl

  • 7. 
    The movement of people from one country to another is called__________.
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Rural to urban migration

    • C. 

      International migration

    • D. 

      Annual migration

  • 8. 
    A person moves to another country to study for a few years and then returns home. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Short term migration

    • B. 

      Long term migration

    • C. 

      Rural to urban migration

    • D. 

      Annual migration

  • 9. 
    For most Caribbean territories:
    • A. 

      The number of immigrants is greater than the number of emigrants

    • B. 

      The number of immigrants is roughly equal to the number of emigrants

    • C. 

      The number of immigrants is much less than the number of emigrants

    • D. 

      The number of emigrants is insignificant

  • 10. 
    Most of the migrants who leave Caribbean territories go to:
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Other Caribbean territories

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT an effect of migration on Jamaica?
    • A. 

      It has caused a reduction in the birth rate

    • B. 

      Emigration has led to further emigration

    • C. 

      It has helped to speed up population growth

    • D. 

      Jamaicans living overseas often send money back