Quiz 1-08

APES Unit 4 Quiz #1
Pages 207-214
1. What is the world’s most populous country, home to 1 out of every 5 people?
a. India b. China c. United States d. Indonesia e. Brazil
2. China’s one-child policy has been successful in terms of…
a. Being politically popular b. Increased food production
the countries growth rate
3. Today’s world population is closest to…
a. 1.7 million b. 1.7 billion
c. 6.7 million
c. Creating a balanced sex-ratio
d.6.7 billion
d. Reducing
f. 100 billion
4. If the current population grows every year by 1.2%, what will be the world population in 5 years? (Use the
current population from question #3)
a. 7,111,764,472 b. 6,780,400,000 c.8,040,000,000 d.10,000 e. That number is too big to calculate
5. Human population over time has most closely resembled…
a. Logistic growth b. Exponential growth c. Boom and bust cycles d. Linear growth e. Exponential
6. Assuming that the population growth rate of 1.2% remains the same forever, how many years will it take for our
population to double? (Rule of 70)
a. 25
b. 2
d. 70 e.101
7. Why have humans been able to experience such huge booms in population for so long?
a. Technological innovations
b. Increased agricultural output c. Improved sanitation
d. Improved medical care e. All of the above
f. None of the above
8. Population growth can be considered a problem because…
a. There is a larger workforce b. Bigger populations deplete more resources
c. Larger populations degrade more of the natural environment d. More people will have more money
e. B and C only
f. A and D only
9. Total impact on the environment is increased by...
a. Population b. Affluence c. Technology d. National Parks
e. A, B, and C f. None of the above
10. The graphs below show that…
a. The amount of natural resources is going to increase no matter what population policies are.
b. If new sustainable practices are not adopted then our population will crash.
c. Food production will increase no matter what our policies are.
d. Pollution will increase dramatically no matter what