5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Push factors
- Population density
- Demographic transition model
- Total fertility rate
- a The average number of children born to a woman during her childbearing years.
- b (aka population geography) a division of human geography concerned with spatial variations in distribution, composition, growth, and movements of population.
- c Incentive for potential migrants to leave a place, such as a harsh climate, economic recession, or political turmoil.
- d A measurement of the number of persons per unit land area.
- e A sequence of demographic changes in which a country mobes from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates through time.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The ratio of the number of people who are either too old or young to provide for themselves to the number of people who must support them through their own labor. This is usually expressed in the form of n:100, where n equals the number of dependents.
- The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
- Small country subdivisions, usually containing between 2,500 and 8,000 persons, delineated by the US Census Bureau as areas of relatively uniform population characteristics, economic status, and living conditions.
- U.S. region, mostly comprised of southeastern and southwestern states, which has grown most dramatically since World War II.
- Number of deaths per thousand of women giving birth.
5 True/False Questions
Pull factors → Attractions that draw migrants to a certain place, such as a pleasant climate and employment or educational opportunities.
Carrying capacity → The migration event in which individuals follow the migratory path of preceding friends of family members to an existing community.
Age-sex distribution → A model used in population geography that describes the ages and number of males and females within a given population; also called a population pyramid
Arithmetic Density → The number of people living in a given unit area
Exponential growth → Proposal to end population growth through a variety of official and nongovernmental family planning programs.