Chapter 5 Self Quiz: Human Populations

  1. Demographic factors that affect a population's growth rate include the following EXCEPT:
    1. income levels (wrong)
    2. education levels (wrong)
    3. recycling rate (correct)
    4. birth rate (wrong)
    5. death rate (wrong)
  2. In recent decades, the world population growth rate has been
    1. increasing (wrong)
    2. declining (correct)
    3. zero (wrong)
    4. negative (wrong)
    5. the same as population size increase (wrong)
  3. Total Fertility Rate (TFR) is
    1. birth rate plus life expectancy (wrong)
    2. birth rate minus death rate (wrong)
    3. birth rate minus infant mortality rate (wrong)
    4. the total number of children a woman bears over her lifetime (correct)
    5. rate of growth of a population (wrong)
  4. In most populations, TFR is often correlated with
    1. population size (wrong)
    2. desired fertility (correct)
    3. education levels (wrong)
    4. carbon footprint (wrong)
    5. ecological footprint (wrong)
  5. High population momentum tends to be in regions with a
    1. high education levels (wrong)
    2. demographic decline (wrong)
    3. mature population (wrong)
    4. low fertility rate (wrong)
    5. very young population (correct)
  6. Which areas have ecological footprints that are still below their biocapacity?
    1. Europe and North America (wrong)
    2. Latin America and Africa (correct)
    3. Africa and Asia (wrong)
    4. Europe and Asia (wrong)
    5. North America only (wrong)