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Question 28 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Regarding global population growth trends, which statement is TRUE? A. Over the last 10,000 years, the human population climbed steadily but slowly. B. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2010, then total human population was just short of 9 billion people. C. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2010, the growth rate percentage was just slightly over 1 percent. D. By the year 1,000 CE, Earth’s total human population had nearly doubled.
Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points In developed countries, if we find a fertility rate of 2.1 live births per 1000 births per year, we are witnessing __________ fertility. Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points As a demographer, you’ll know that the __________ death rate equals the total deaths per year divided by the midyear population, which is normally expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year.
Question 31 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Our brief discussion of China during Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward in 1959 to 1960 was meant to illustrate the: Question 32 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Ehrlich’s dire projections differed from those of Malthus in that he applied the principle of geometric progression to: A. vital resources such as oil, copper, and top soils.
B. significant climate change variables. C. increasing species die-off. D. the comparison of birth rates according to social class. Question 33 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Thomas 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?