Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Population 4 (Questions)

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In a discussion about population, you may hear the word 'immigrants'. Do you know what this means? An important example of mandated population control is People's Republic of China's one-child policy, in which having more than one child is made extremely unattractive.

Try our fourth Geography quiz on the subject of population.

1. What would cause a fall in death rates?
[ ] An increase in contraception
[ ] An increase in pollution
[ ] Improved medical care
[ ] Lack of clean water
2. Which continent has the most countries with very rapid population increase?
[ ] Africa
[ ] Europe
[ ] North America
[ ] South America
3. Which is an example of international migration?
[ ] Berlin to Cape Town
[ ] Madrid to Barcelona
[ ] New York to Los Angeles
[ ] Sydney to Melbourne
4. Of these, which has the lowest population density?
[ ] Central Australia
[ ] Germany's Ruhr Valley
[ ] Hong Kong
[ ] North-Eastern USA
5. What is a human factor affecting population density?
[ ] Climate
[ ] Relief
[ ] Soil
[ ] Transport links
6. When educated migrants leave their own country it is called a what?
[ ] Brain Drain
[ ] Geek Leak
[ ] Skill Kill
[ ] Swot Rot
7. For population to decrease what has to happen?
[ ] Birth rate must be greater than death rate
[ ] Birth rates and death rates must be equal
[ ] Death rate must be greater than birth rate
[ ] Fewer people have to get married
8. What term means someone moving within a country?
[ ] Diurnal migration
[ ] External migration
[ ] Internal migration
[ ] Inter-urban migration
9. An aging population gives what shape of population pyramid?
[ ] Narrow all the way down
[ ] Narrow top and wide base
[ ] Wide all the way down
[ ] Wide top and narrow base
10. A lot of people in a small area is a what?
[ ] Dense population
[ ] Intense population
[ ] Sparse population
[ ] Thick population
Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Population 4 (Answers)
1. What would cause a fall in death rates?
[ ] An increase in contraception
[ ] An increase in pollution
[x] Improved medical care
[ ] Lack of clean water
2. Which continent has the most countries with very rapid population increase?
[x] Africa
[ ] Europe
[ ] North America
[ ] South America
3. Which is an example of international migration?
[x] Berlin to Cape Town
[ ] Madrid to Barcelona
[ ] New York to Los Angeles
[ ] Sydney to Melbourne
The U.N. estimates 100 million people live in a different country from the one where they were born
4. Of these, which has the lowest population density?
[x] Central Australia
[ ] Germany's Ruhr Valley
[ ] Hong Kong
[ ] North-Eastern USA
Hong Kong has an average of 6,300 people per sq.km!
5. What is a human factor affecting population density?
[ ] Climate
[ ] Relief
[ ] Soil
[x] Transport links
6. When educated migrants leave their own country it is called a what?
[x] Brain Drain
[ ] Geek Leak
[ ] Skill Kill
[ ] Swot Rot
7. For population to decrease what has to happen?
[ ] Birth rate must be greater than death rate
[ ] Birth rates and death rates must be equal
[x] Death rate must be greater than birth rate
[ ] Fewer people have to get married
More die than are born so population drops
8. What term means someone moving within a country?
[ ] Diurnal migration
[ ] External migration
[x] Internal migration
[ ] Inter-urban migration
9. An aging population gives what shape of population pyramid?
[ ] Narrow all the way down
[ ] Narrow top and wide base
[ ] Wide all the way down
[x] Wide top and narrow base
A wide base indicates a young population
10. A lot of people in a small area is a what?
[x] Dense population
[ ] Intense population
[ ] Sparse population
[ ] Thick population