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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. epidemic disease
  2. per-capita availability
  3. population
  4. chronic
  5. birth rate
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c the amount of a resource available per person
  4. d a group of individuals of the same species living in the same area or interbreeding and sharing genetic information
  5. e a disease that is usually present in a population, typically occurring in a relatively small but constant percentage of the population

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. In terms of the logistic curve, the population size at which births equal deaths and there is no net change in the population
  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 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
  4. 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
  5. the number of individuals or proportion of the population in each age clas

5 True/False questions

  1. replacement level fertilityaverage number of children expected to be born to a woman during her lifetime

          

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

          

  3. abortion ratiothe estimated number of abortions per 1000 live births in a given year

          

  4. maximum lifetimegenetically determined maximum possible age to which an individual of a species can live

          

  5. total fertilityaverage number of children expected to be born to a woman during her lifetime