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5 Matching questions

  1. total fertility
  2. life expectancy
  3. birth rate
  4. chronic
  5. human carrying capacity
  1. a the maximum number of human beings which can live on Earth at the same time; is dependent on the quality of life people desire and are willing to accept
  2. b a disease that is usually present in a population, typically occurring in a relatively small but constant percentage of the population
  3. c average number of children expected to be born to a woman during her lifetime
  4. d The estimated average number of years (or other time period used as a measure) that an individual of a specific age can expect to live
  5. e the rate at which births occur in a population, measured either as the number of individuals born per unit of time or as the percentage of births per unit of time compared with the total population

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fertility rate required for a population to remain a constant level
  2. a group of individuals of the same species living in the same area or interbreeding and sharing genetic information
  3. a population in which the number of births equals the number of deaths so that there is no net change in the size of the population
  4. the maximum abundance of a population or species that can exist in an ecosystem without degrading the ability of the ecosystem to maintain: (1) that population of species; (2) all necesary ecosystem processes; (3) the other species found in that ecosystem
  5. The general study of population changes

5 True/False questions

  1. population momentum or lag effectThe general study of population changes

          

  2. age dependency ratiothe ratio of dependent-age people (those unable to work) to working-age people; it is customary to define workin-age people as those aged 15-65

          

  3. logistic carrying capacitythe maximum abundance of a population or species that can exist in an ecosystem without degrading the ability of the ecosystem to maintain: (1) that population of species; (2) all necesary ecosystem processes; (3) the other species found in that ecosystem

          

  4. epidemic diseasea disease that appears occasionally in the population, affects a large percentage of it, and declines or almost disappears for a while only to reappear later

          

  5. death ratethe rate at which births occur in a population, measured either as the number of individuals born per unit of time or as the percentage of births per unit of time compared with the total population

          

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