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  1. Nonvectored Diseases
  2. Sex Ratio
  3. Population Composition
  4. Industrial Revolution
  5. Total Fertility Rate
  1. a The number of males per hundred females in the population.
  2. b The average number of children a woman will have throughout her child-bearing years.
  3. c A conjunction of major improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods and delivering them to market.
  4. d Infectious diseases transmitted by direct contact between host and victim.
  5. e Structure of a population in terms of age, sex and other properties such as marital status and education.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. A periodic and official count of a country's population
  3. The portion of the Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement.
  4. The population beyond which a given environment cannot provide support without becoming significantly damaged.
  5. The process of change in a society's population from a condition of high CBR and CDR and low rate of natural increase to a condition of low CBR and CDR, low NIR and a higher total population.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Population PyramidThe rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century, attended by ever-shorter doubling times and accelerating rates of increase.


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


  4. PandemicA worldwide outbreak of a disease.


  5. One-Child PolicyA program established by the Chinese government in 1979 to slow population growth in China.