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(Correct answers are marked with an asterisk*)
1. All of the following are basic dimensions of geodemography except:
A) Technological advances*
B) Population distribution
2. When the total fertility rate (TFR) is ______, a population is said to be at the replacement
3. People younger than ________ and older than _________ are termed age dependents because
most of them do not work on a full-time basis.
A) 15, 65*
B) 16, 67
C) 15, 67
D) 18, 65
4. The study of _______________ examines the impacts populations have on their environments
as well as the ways in which environmental conditions affect people and their livelihoods.
A) life expectancy
B) population pyramids
D) population ecology*
5. Favorable conditions or attributes of a place that attract migrants are known as:
A) push factors
B) pull factors*
C) positive checks
D) preventive checks
6. These three regions are regions of net immigration – that is, there are more people admitted to
these places than depart in a year.
A) Asia, Africa, Latin America
B) Africa, Oceania, Latin America
C) North America, Europe, Oceania*
D) North America, Asia, Oceania 7. Which country is the leading source of immigrants to the United States?
8. Population control policies that limit population growth are known as:
C) push factors
D) pull factors
9. Geodemographers have recently identified places called _______________ that have
exceptionally long-lived populations.
A) green zones
B) yellow zones
C) red zones
D) blue zones*
10. This concept relates changes in the rate of natural increase to social change as a result of
urbanization and industrialization.
A) age-dependency ratio
B) rate of natural increase
C) demographic transition model*
D) carrying capacity
11. According to Figure 3.1, _________ and _________ together account for 37% of the global
A) United States, China
B) China, Indonesia
C) China, India*
D) United States, India
12. As shown in Figure 3.9, which stage of the demographic transition model has historically
been the longest stage?
B) Early Industrial
C) Mature Industrial
13. Figure 3.5 shows that life expectancy varies between countries, but ____________ has the
lowest life expectancies of any continent.
A) South America
D) Europe 14. According to Figure 3.15, Spain is the destination country of the largest number of
Colombians living abroad.
15. Across the developing world, children are considered an economic investment because they
will be able to work and contribute to the family's income.
16. Today, no country has a death rate in excess of 21.
17. A positive rate of natural increase indicates that the death rate is higher than the birth rate and
there is a natural decrease in the population.
18. Population growth in Europe is being fueled by natural increase, not by immigration.
19. To calculate population doubling time, you divide the number 72 by the rate of natural
20. Population pyramids can be grouped into three categories with distinct shapes: rapid growth,
slow growth, and population decline.
B) False ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course GEOL 1113 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.
- Fall '11