TIF4e_ch17 - Chapter 17: Earth and The Human Denominator...

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Chapter 17: Earth and The Human Denominator MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) This is not one of the variables of the planetary impact equation A) education level B) population C) technology D) affluence Answer: A 2) In the summer of 1999, Earth's population reached A) eight billion B) seven billion C) five billion D) six billion Answer: D 3) Currently, the average natural increase of human population is about ____ percent. A) 2.8 B) 2.3 C) 1.9 D) 1.3 Answer: D 4) The most populous country on Earth is A) China B) Indonesia C) Brazil D) India Answer: A 5) A map of visible oil slicks worldwide demonstrates that A) some 10,000 accidents occur each year worldwide B) the slicks are focused around Europe and North America and not Africa C) the Exxon Valdez was an isolated event D) spills are generally spread around and not concentrated along normal shipping lanes Answer: A 6) Approximately ____ percent of the planet's population is under age 15. A) 24 B) 18 C) 40 D) 32 Answer: D 7) It is estimated that, after 1999, Earth will have added another billion people by the year A) 2032 B) 2020 C) 2038 D) 2012
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TIF4e_ch17 - Chapter 17: Earth and The Human Denominator...

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