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221_S08_W1D1_IntroV1 - SOC 221 Introduction to Population...

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Unformatted text preview: SOC 221 Introduction to Population Issues Dr. Liz Mogford Office hours: M, F 10:00 11:30 Arntzen Hall 529 Global Population Issues QUIZ #1: Health Generally speaking, which group has the best overall health in the U.S.? A. Recent Latino immigrants B. Non-Hispanic whites C. Native born Latinos D. Native born Asian Americans #2: Fertility At "replacement-level fertility," the average couple has only enough children to replace itself, or about two children. Which developed countries have above replacement-level fertility? a) Italy & France b)United States c) none #3: More fertility How has the fertility rate, or average number of children per woman, changed in the past 50 years in the less developed world, excluding China? a) increased from 7.7 to 8.0 b) plummeted from 6.1 to 3.3 c) decreased from 6.1 to 5.2 #4: Mortality How many women in the developing world died in 2000 of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth? a) 136,000 b) 253,000 c) 527,000 #5: Migration What percentage of people living in the U.S. were born in other nations? a) 2.5 percent b) 11 percent c) 14 percent #6: Population comparisons The predominantly white neighborhoods in west Los Angeles contain approximately 31.8 acres of park space per 1,000 residents. How many acres of park space exist per 1,000 residents in the predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods of south central Los Angeles? A. 28.7 acres B. 17.2 acres C. 14.6 acres D. 5.8 acres E. 1.7 acres #7: Population Pressure Most environmental damage caused by people in the developed world is attributable to: a) automobiles b) industrial pollutants c) high consumption patterns #8: Population Pressure North Americans consume how much more energy per person than Africans?...
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