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5 Matching questions

  1. Carrying capacity
  2. Overpopulation
  3. Pandemic
  4. Demographic Momentum (Hidden Momentum)
  5. Eugenic Population Policies
  1. a Government policies designed to favor one racial sector over others.
  2. b The idea that problems result when an area's population exceeds the capacity of the environment to support it at an acceptable standard of living.
  3. c The tendency for a population to continue to grow long after replacement fertility has been achieved.
  4. d The population beyond which a given environment cannot provide support without becoming significantly damaged.
  5. e A worldwide outbreak of a disease.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A disease carried from one host to another by an intermediate host.
  2. The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society.
  3. A bar graph that shows a country's population by age and gender groups.
  4. The scientific study of population characteristics .
  5. The average number of children a woman will have throughout her child-bearing years.

5 True/False questions

  1. Demographic TransitionDistinctive causes of death in each stage of demographic transition.


  2. Industrial RevolutionWhen medical technology invented in Europe and North America diffused to less developed countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.


  3. Nonvectored DiseasesInfectious diseases transmitted by direct contact between host and victim.


  4. Arithmetic Population DensityThe total number of people divided by the total land area.


  5. Doubling TimeThe number of years needed to double a population.