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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. life expectancy
  2. death rate
  3. species
  4. epidemic disease
  5. per-capita availability
  1. a The rate at which deaths occur in a population, measured either as the number of individuals dying per unit time or as the percentage of a population dying per unit time
  2. b a group of individuals capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring
  3. c the amount of a resource available per person
  4. d a 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. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. the study of populations, especially their patterns in space and time
  2. the study of human population characteristics, such as age structure, demographic transition, total fertility, human population and environmental relationships, death-rate factors, and standard of living
  3. The pattern of change in birth and death rates as a country is transformed from undeveloped to developed. THere are three stages: (1) in an undeveloped country, birth and death rates are high and the growth rate is low; (2) the death rate decreases, but the birth rate remains high and the growth rate is high; (3) the birth rate drops toward the death rate and the growth and the growth rate therefore also decreases
  4. 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. The general study of population changes

5 True/False questions

  1. chronica disease that is usually present in a population, typically occurring in a relatively small but constant percentage of the population

          

  2. population age structurethe number of individuals or proportion of the population in each age clas

          

  3. age structureThe rate at which deaths occur in a population, measured either as the number of individuals dying per unit time or as the percentage of a population dying per unit time

          

  4. populationa group of individuals of the same species living in the same area or interbreeding and sharing genetic information

          

  5. total fertilitya group of individuals of the same species living in the same area or interbreeding and sharing genetic information

          

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