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44. Poor women who cannot read often have an average of ____ to ____ children, compared with two or fewer children in societies where most women can read. a. one; two b. three; four c. five; seven d. six; eight e. seven; nine
45. Women are least likely to have fewer and healthier children when ____ .
46. Which statement about India’s resource and environmental problems is false?
47. Four of the five statements about India are true. Select the exception.
48. The world’s first national ____ program began in India in 1952. a. family planning b. economic transition c. literacy d. sterilization e. urbanization
49. Which country experienced rapid industrialization and economic growth between 1990 and 2010, thus reducing the number of people living in extreme poverty by almost 500 million?
50. In the demographic transition model, death rates fall while birth rates remain high ____ stage.
51. More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas.
52. China is the world’s most populous country, with 1.37 billion people in 2015. a. True b. False
53. Reaching the replacement-level fertility rate means a quick halt to population growth.
54. The population of the United States has stopped growing.
55. The average number of children born to a woman in China in 2015 is less than the number born to a woman in the United States.
56. About 60% of the growth in the U.S. population in 2015 resulted from births outnumbering deaths. a. True b. False

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