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5 Matching questions

  1. Total Fertility Rate
  2. Population Pyramid
  3. Population Explosion
  4. Anti-Natalist Policies
  5. Doubling Time
  1. a The rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century, attended by ever-shorter doubling times and accelerating rates of increase.
  2. b A bar graph that shows a country's population by age and gender groups.
  3. c Government regulations designed to reduce the rate of natural increase.
  4. d The number of years needed to double a population.
  5. e The average number of children a woman will have throughout her child-bearing years.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A program established by the Chinese government in 1979 to slow population growth in China.
  2. A decline of the Total Fertility Rate to the point where the natural increase rate equals zero.
  3. Diseases that are spread by bacteria, viruses, or parasites and diffuse directly or indirectly from human to human.
  4. The total number of people divided by the total land area.
  5. A worldwide outbreak of a disease.

5 True/False questions

  1. Medical RevolutionA conjunction of major improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods and delivering them to market.


  2. Genetic or Inherited DiseasesGenerally long-lasting afflictions now more common because of higher life expectancies.


  3. OverpopulationThe idea that problems result when an area's population exceeds the capacity of the environment to support it at an acceptable standard of living.


  4. Pro-Natalist PoliciesGovernment regulations meant to expand population.


  5. Child Mortality RateThe annual number of deaths of infants under one year of age, compared with total live births.