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Human Geography Chapter 4 Quiz

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Question 1:


a) a predictive measure of the number of children a woman will have by a certain age
b) a factual measure of the number of children per 1,000 members of a population born
c) the number of children that women between the ages of 15 and 45 will give birth to within a specific country
d) Both a and c.

Question 2:


a) biological factors
b) pro-natal policies
c) cultural factors
d) variations in mortality
e) Both a and c.

Question 3:


a) The lack of carrying capacity
b) A finite supply of resources
c) A surplus labour force keeping wages low
d) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) Declining fertility and mortality rates
b) Declining life expectancy and fertility rates
c) Increasing mortality rates
d) The AIDS pandemic

Question 5:


a) decreases in agricultural production
b) technological advancements
c) a shift in age and sex structure
d) Both a and c.

Question 6:


a) 58 years
b) 35 years
c) 20 years
d) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) the requirement of increased healthcare for a new spectrum of illness
b) the AIDS pandemic
c) the lack of a young labour force to support social benefits and pension plans
d) Both a and c.
e) Both b and c.

Question 8:


a) famine
b) the AIDS pandemic
c) poverty
d) All of the above.

Question 9:


a) the fertility rate compared to the mortality rate
b) the number of males per 100 females in a population
c) the number of children in a given population selling sex as a means to support themselves
d) None of the above.

Question 10:


a) the number of available labour jobs
b) agricultural resources affecting the food supply
c) fertility rates
d) Both a and c.