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earthquakes chpt 1 study guide

Which of the following disasters has the highest

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8. Which of the following disasters has the highest probability of causing a "1,000-fatality event" each year? A. an earthquake B. a volcanic eruption C. a hurricane D. a tornado E. a flood 9. The rapid increase in human population during the past several centuries is an example of ________________ growth. 10. Using the rule of 70, money invested at 7% annual interest will double in __________ years. 11. Using the rule of 70, a population growth rate of 2% annually will result in doubling a population in __________ years. 12. The _________ century saw many of the intellectual advances that set the stage for the present phase of cultural change, with the causes of many diseases being recognized, and the principles of public health being established. A. eighteenth B. sixteenth C. fifteenth D. seventeenth E. fourteenth 13. In the last two or three centuries _____________________.
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14. The present human population of the world is a little more than ______________. 15. The growth rate of the world population equals ________________. 16. At present, the world population of humans is growing at a rate of ______% per year. A. 0.02 B. 0.12 C. 1.2 D. 12 E. 22 17. At present, after subtracting deaths from births, world population increases 1.3 percent per year for a doubling time of __________________. 18. At present, the world population of humans grows by over ______ million per year. 19. The growth of human population worldwide over the past 1000 years has been _________________.
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