Ultimate Quiz On World Population Day

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Ultimate Quiz On World Population Day

You share this planet with several billion people and the population has a direct impact on you and your community. How much do you know about the world’s population? Take our fun and a fast quiz to find out more as we celebrate World Population Day 2010.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most important reason for getting good population data?
    • A. 

      To know how many trees to plant

    • B. 

      To influence human, social and economic development

    • C. 

      To calculate our collective carbon footprint

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The world’s population impacts:
    • A. 

      The climate

    • B. 

      Natural resources

    • C. 

      Fertility, migration and mortality rates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which country is expected to be the world’s most populous at 1.7 billion by 2050?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Democratic Republic of Congo

  • 4. 
    Next year, the world’s population is expected to be:
    • A. 

      6 billion

    • B. 

      7 billion

    • C. 

      8 billion

    • D. 

      9 billion

  • 5. 
    Uganda and Canada currently have a population of 31 million and 34 million respectively. By 2050 what is the population of both countries projected to be?
    • A. 

      Uganda: 96 million, Canada: 42 million

    • B. 

      Uganda: 50 million, Canada: 50 million

    • C. 

      Uganda: 32 million, Canada: 35 million

    • D. 

      Uganda: 35 million, Canada: 28 million