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continuing high birth rates?A. Stage 1 B. Stage 2 C. Stage 3 D. Stage 4 Question 30 of 400.0/ 5.0 PointsEhrlich’s dire projections differed from those of Malthus in that he applied the principle of geometric progression to:
Question 31 of 400.0/ 5.0 PointsThe global region or country with the highest population growth rate is:
Question 32 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsAn age pyramid provides historical information about a population. That information includes all of the following EXCEPT:Question 33 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsIn the context of evaluating Malthus’ theory, it turns out that as the standard of living increases:
A. the birth rate remains stable. B. birth rates fluctuate between increasing and decreasing birth rates. C. birth rates decline for females and increase for males. D. the birthrate decreases. Question 34 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsAs a demographer, within a specific population I compare the number of economically productive people between the ages of 15 and 64 with the number of people younger than 15 and older than 64 who, in general, rely on the productive people for sustenance. The measure I’m calculating is normally referred to as the:
Question 35 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsIn which country have death rates declined markedly even as infant mortality rates are the highest in the world?
Question 36 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsBiological demographers have determined that, under ideal conditions, life span can average __________ years.Question 37 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsThomas Malthus proposed a list of preventive and positive measures in order to control population growth. Which of the following would Malthus call a positive check?A. Refrain from sexual intercourse on a regular basis.
B. Postpone marriage until later on in life. C. Plan on having smaller families. D. Be prepared to cope with inevitable extreme poverty and malnutrition. Question 38 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsWhich of the new five stages of transition theory are usually quite brief?
Question 39 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsThe proportion of males to females in a given population is referred to as the __________ ratio.Question 40 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsDemographers are beginning to add a Stage 5 to the classic four-stage transition theory. Namely,when birth rates fall below replacement and death rates exceed birth rates, a country can be said to have entered stage 5. As mentioned in your reading, all of these countries are now considered to be at stage 5 EXCEPT: