Population 1
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Population 1

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In Geography the word 'population' means the people living in a given area. As of November 2010, the world population is estimated by the United States Census Bureau to be 6.882 billion.

Test your knowledge of the subject with this quiz.

1.
A measure of how closely people live to each other is population what?
Density
Index
Ratio
Spread
Usually measured by the number of people per sq.km
2.
A city with 10 million people or more is called what?
Jumbo City
Macrocity
Megacity
Metro City
3.
In 2010 what was the approximate world population?
3.1 billion
4.2 billion
6.8 billion
8.3 billion
Estimated to be over 9 billion by the year 2050
4.
What do the letters LEDC mean?
Large Economic Developing Community
Less Economically Developed Country
Limited European Debt Commission
Lower Environmental Damage Costs
5.
Which region has the highest population density?
Central America
North Africa
Northern Europe
South-East Asia
Over 500 people per sq.km. in places
6.
What is the opposite of urban?
Cosmopolitan
Marine
Rural
Streetwise
7.
Moving to settle in a new area has what name?
Extradition
Migration
Momentum
Transition
8.
Which of these is not a megacity?
Mumbai
Paris
Sao Paulo
Tokyo
Paris has only just over 2 million people
9.
Which is a 'pull' factor in migration?
Better healthcare
Drought
Hunger
Poor water supply
The other three are 'push' factors
10.
Which is not a reason why people in less developed countries often have large families?
Children will look after them in old age
Government gives them money for each child
High infant mortality
Lack of birth control
Author:  Jan Crompton

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