Chapter 4,5,6 Q&A's
Toni M. Cunningham
SCI207: Dependence of Man on the Environment (GSM1120C)
Instructor: Jeremiah Convery
May 19, 2011
Chapter 4: Text Practice Quiz Questions 4, 5 and 8.
4. Why do some economists consider human resources more important than natural resources in
determining a county’s future?
5. In which regions of the world will most population growth occur during the twenty-first
century? What conditions contribute to rapid population growth in these locations?
6. What is the dependency ratio, and how might it affect the United States in the future?
Discussion Questions 1 and 6.
Suppose that you were head of a family planning agency in India. How would you design a
scientific study to determine if the effectiveness of different approaches to population
stabilization? How would you account for factors such as culture, religion, education, and