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5 Matching questions

  1. agrarian
  2. crude birth rate
  3. The Petworth Emigration Committee
  4. subsistence agriculture
  5. fertility
  1. a Farming for direct consumption of the producer
  2. b (England -> Upper Canada)
    An organized migration of people that occurred in the early part of the 19th century; a part of a wider set of colonial policies that sought to encourage settlement overseas.
  3. c The ratio of the number of live births in a single year for every thousand people in the population
  4. d The childbearing performance of individuals, couples, groups, or populations
  5. e Referring to the culture of agricultural communities and the type of tenure system that determines access to land and the kind of cultivation practices employed there

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The idea that when Columbus discovered the Americas and initiated the impact of Europeans on the discovered land, there was a major global change occurring. Essentially, how the immigrants affected the ecosystems of the Americas.
  2. this farming process requires a considerable amount of human labour and fertilizer
  3. People who have fled their homelands because they have a well-founded fear of persecution on the grounds of race, religion, nationality, political belief, or social characteristic.
  4. (demographic transitions model)
    steady decrease in birth rate, stable increase in overall population and very low death rate
  5. Money earned overseas and sent home to a different country to support remaining family members

5 True/False questions

  1. crude death rateThe ratio of the number of live births in a single year for every thousand people in the population


  2. social natureThe invention and re-invention of nature as a socially constructed concept. This concept highlights the fact that our understandings of nature are socially constructed.


  3. food manufacturingAdding value to agricultural products through a range of treatments such as canning, refining, packing, and packaging that occur off the farm and before the products reach the market
    (this disrupts natural seasonal patterns)


  4. demographic trapThe practice of assessing the location and composition of particular populations


  5. net migrationA population movement caused by the degradation of land and essential natural resources as a result of climate change
    - Floods, sea level rises, famine, drought, infestation