Population 5
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Population 5

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A mass migration can change the population of a country. Human population control is the practice of curtailing population increase, usually by reducing the birth rate. Surviving records from Ancient Greece document the first known examples of population control.

Try our fifth Geography quiz on the subject.

1.
What is the best way to describe the UK's population?
Ageing
Coffin dodgers
Rapidly falling
Teenage
2.
The average number of children born to each woman is called the what?
Birthing rate
Fertility rate
Hatching rate
Maternity rate
It's used as an indicator of population growth
3.
When a person moves for less than a year it is known as what?
Annual migration
Demi-migration
Partial migration
Temporary migration
4.
How is natural population growth defined?
By how much the population numbers drop
How many tall people there are
The difference between birth rate and death rate
The number of migrants
5.
Very rapid population growth has happened where?
Canada
Ghana
Greece
Sweden
Ghana is in West Africa
6.
If birth rate is higher than death rate what will happen?
Everyone will leave
Population will fall
Population will rise
Population will stay the same
7.
Moving by choice is what sort of migration?
Decisive
Forced
Temporary
Voluntary
8.
What usually causes sparse population density?
Employment opportunities
Good road links
Good shopping centers
Steep slopes
9.
Which is an argument against migration?
If immigrants return home they take new skills with them
Immigrants often do those jobs that nobody else wants
Immigrants send money back home to help their families
It can lead to prejudice
It's thought there are over 100,000 racial incidents in the UK each year
10.
Population grows slowly in MEDCs. What is not a reason for this?
Contraception is readily available
It is expensive to raise a child
Many women choose to put a career before children
Women marry young
Women tend to marry younger in LEDCs
Author:  Jan Crompton

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