5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- population pyramid
- exponential growth
- forced mitgration
- internal migration
- demographic transition model
- a The permanent or semipermanent movement of individuals within a particular country.
- b A sequence of demographic changes in which a country moves from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates through time.
- c A model used in population geography to show the age and sex distribution of a particular population.
- d Growth that occurs when a fixed percentage of new people is added to a population each year. Exponential growth is compound because the fixed growth rate applies to an ever-increasing population.
- e The migration event in which individuals are forced to leave a country against their will.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Number of deaths per 1,000 children within the first five years of life.
- Incentives for potential migrants to leave a place, such as a harsh climate, economic recession, or political turmoil.
- The average age individuals are expected to live, which varies across space, between genders, and even between races.
- Attraction that draw migrants to a certain place, such as a pleasant climate and employment or educational opportunities.
- Time period required for a population experiencing exponential growth to double in size completely.
5 True/False Questions
crude birth rate → The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
involuntary migration → (forced migration) The migration event in which individuals are forced to leave a country against their will.
chain migration → The migration event in which individuals follow the migratory path of preceding friends or family members to an existing community.
overpopulation → A long-term move of a person from one political jurisdiction to another.
Neo-Malthusian → Author of "Essay on the Principle of Population" (1798) who claimed that population grows at an exponential rate while food production increases arithmetically, and thereby that, eventually, population growth would outpace food production.