Population 3
Due to its unforgiving heat, the Sahara Desert has a very low population density.

Population 3

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A census is carried out to find out about a country's population. Population growth increased significantly as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace from 1700 onwards. The last 50 years have seen a yet more rapid increase.

Test your knowledge in our third Geography quiz on the subject.

1.
The difference between birth rate and death rate is called what?
Natural increase
Normal increase
Standard increase
Usual increase
2.
What diagram is used to show population structure?
Population cone
Population cube
Population pyramid
Population sphere
3.
Which is a positive factor affecting population density?
Coal and minerals
Dense forest
Mountainous land
Very high temperatures
The other three will discourage settlement
4.
An LEDC's population structure has which most common age group?
0-15
30-45
50-65
70+
LEDCs have high birth rates
5.
What is a physical factor in population density?
Availability of jobs
Climate
Housing
Number of hospitals
The others are human factors
6.
Which is a 'push' factor in migration?
Better education
Better paid jobs
Higher standards of living
Natural disasters
The rest are 'pull' factors
7.
What does population structure mean?
The age and sex of the total population
The number of females
The number of people in work and what they do
The number of people over 65
8.
Birth and death rates are always given per what?
Billion people
Hundred people
Million people
Thousand people
9.
Which of these has the highest population density?
Amazon rainforest
Himalayas
North West Europe
Sahara Desert
10.
Which of these encourages people to have fewer children?
Child benefit
Family planning
Immunisation
Poor schools
LEDCs (Less Economically Developed Country) are becoming educated about contraception
Author:  Jan Crompton

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