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5 Matching questions

  1. mobility
  2. life expectancy
  3. swidden
  4. mechanization
  5. peak oil
  1. a the land which is left over as a result of shifting cultivation methods
  2. b The replacement of human farm labor with machines
  3. c we have reached the absolute maximum of oil that we can produce, and from here on out the amount will only continue to decrease; this leads to economic and lifestyle complications
  4. d The ability to move from one region to another either permanently or temporarily
  5. e The average number of years an individual can expect to live when they are born

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Involves the breeding and herding of animals to satisfy the human needs of food, shelter, and clothing
    (usually practised in cold, dry climates)
  2. The 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. The average number of children a woman will have throughout her childbearing years (15-49)
  4. The export of a technological package of fertilizers and high-yielding seeds from the core to the periphery in order to increase global agricultural productivity
    (creative new ways to feed the population)
  5. (1987)
    A major recognition of the fact that environmental problems can be global in scale. This protocol was established because of the massive hole within the ozone layer caused by CFCs.

5 True/False questions

  1. voluntary migrationThe movement by an individual against his or her will (based on push factors)

          

  2. The Cairo Conference1. Improving the rights, opportunities, and economic status of girls and women as the most effective way of slowing down global population growth2. Rejecting coercive measures, including government sterilization quotas etc.

          

  3. participation rateThe proportion of a cohort or group that becomes involved in a specific activity, such as attending an education institution

          

  4. The Columbian ExchangeThe 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.

          

  5. guest workersInvolves the breeding and herding of animals to satisfy the human needs of food, shelter, and clothing
    (usually practised in cold, dry climates)