Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Population 5 (Questions)

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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. Moving by choice is what sort of migration?
[ ] Decisive
[ ] Forced
[ ] Temporary
[ ] Voluntary
2. The average number of children born to each woman is called the what?
[ ] Birthing rate
[ ] Fertility rate
[ ] Hatching rate
[ ] Maternity rate
3. What is the best way to describe the UK's population?
[ ] Ageing
[ ] Coffin dodgers
[ ] Rapidly falling
[ ] Teenage
4. Very rapid population growth has happened where?
[ ] Canada
[ ] Ghana
[ ] Greece
[ ] Sweden
5. 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
6. 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
7. What usually causes sparse population density?
[ ] Employment opportunities
[ ] Good road links
[ ] Good shopping centers
[ ] Steep slopes
8. When a person moves for less than a year it is known as what?
[ ] Annual migration
[ ] Demi-migration
[ ] Partial migration
[ ] Temporary migration
9. 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
10. 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
Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Population 5 (Answers)
1. Moving by choice is what sort of migration?
[ ] Decisive
[ ] Forced
[ ] Temporary
[x] Voluntary
2. The average number of children born to each woman is called the what?
[ ] Birthing rate
[x] Fertility rate
[ ] Hatching rate
[ ] Maternity rate
It's used as an indicator of population growth
3. What is the best way to describe the UK's population?
[x] Ageing
[ ] Coffin dodgers
[ ] Rapidly falling
[ ] Teenage
4. Very rapid population growth has happened where?
[ ] Canada
[x] Ghana
[ ] Greece
[ ] Sweden
Ghana is in West Africa
5. If birth rate is higher than death rate what will happen?
[ ] Everyone will leave
[ ] Population will fall
[x] Population will rise
[ ] Population will stay the same
6. 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
[x] It can lead to prejudice
It's thought there are over 100,000 racial incidents in the UK each year
7. What usually causes sparse population density?
[ ] Employment opportunities
[ ] Good road links
[ ] Good shopping centers
[x] Steep slopes
8. When a person moves for less than a year it is known as what?
[ ] Annual migration
[ ] Demi-migration
[ ] Partial migration
[x] Temporary migration
9. 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
[x] Women marry young
Women tend to marry younger in LEDCs
10. How is natural population growth defined?
[ ] By how much the population numbers drop
[ ] How many tall people there are
[x] The difference between birth rate and death rate
[ ] The number of migrants