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Population related Questions and Answers

Population Quiz

Question 1
The animal population becomes too large for its feeding source or its habitat, its members starve die but humans escape this disaster by
A
Emigration only
B
Transportation of food
C
Immigration only
D
Both emigration and transportation of food
Question 2
The impact of human population is directly related to
A
All of these
B
Standard of living
C
Health and medical care
D
Food supply and housing
Question 3
Which one of the following is not the consequences of the population explosion
A
Unemployment and poverty
B
Scarcity of food available
C
Low natality and high mortality
D
Pollution and housing problem
Question 4
More than 90% of the worlds population lives in about -
A
10% of land surface
B
30% of land surface
C
90% of land surface
D
8% of land surface
Question 5
The scientist who propounded that population is a group of species
A
Clark
B
Lamarck
C
Odum
D
Darwin
Question 6
Main factor in increasing the population is

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A
More reproductive capacity
B
Higher natality and lower mortality
C
Early marriage
D
Suitable and favourable environment
Question 7
What is a population pyramid ?
A
A graphical presentation of the age, sex composition of a population.
B
All of the above
C
When the population density of an area is so high that people live in tall buildings.
D
Pattern of population distribution in large urban areas.
Question 8
High altitudinal areas are­

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A
Moderately populated
B
Thickly populated
C
Very thickly populated
D
Sparsely populated
Question 9
There is a continuous increase in the growth rate (population) of the world. It is due to
A
Decrease in the death of children
B
Increase in the fertility
C
Supply of more food
D
Industrialization
Question 10
Happiness, health and prosperity of the population of a place depends upon
A
Availability of work
B
Social status
C
High birth rate
D
Environment
Question 11
Rapid decline in a population due to high mortality rate is
A
Population density
B
Population explosion
C
Population crash
D
All these
Question 12
Which are three main factors that cause population change ?
A
Birth, death and life expectancy
B
Birth, death and migration
C
Birth, death and marriage
D
None of these
Question 13
If the age pyramid of a population is bell shaped, it will show
A
None of these
B
High percentage of children
C
Low percentage of children
D
High percentage of olds
Question 14
Cause of decline of population in 1927 was
A
Lack of food
B
Second world war
C
First world war
D
Flood
Question 15
Birth rate is directly proportional to

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A
High social status
B
Age of marriage
C
Illiteracy
D
Good food
Question 16
Population density means

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A
None of above
B
The number of human per unit area
C
The concentration of human population at a place
D
The number of human in a unit area at a specific time
Question 17
The natural growth rate of population is checked by certain factors. These are known as
A
Environmental resistance
B
None of these
C
Population growth control
D
Natural resistance of healthy population
Question 18
The cause of zero growth of population is

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A
Natality is zero
B
Additions and deletions are equal
C
No individual is added
D
No growth
Question 19
Rate of human population growth is

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A
Directly proportional to the use of drugs
B
Inversely proportional to education
C
Directly proportional to good weather
D
Directly proportional to industrial development
Question 20
Higher human population in cities is mainly due to
A
Lot of opportunity for education
B
Better sanitation
C
Availability of clean drinking water
D
Higher income resources
Question 21
The different age group in a population is classified by
A
Age of marriage
B
Reproduction rate
C
Death rate
D
Sex ratio
Question 22
Density of human population is determined predominatly by
A
Cold temperature of the environment
B
Availability of plenty of water
C
Availability of good food
D
Socio-cultural factors
Question 23
The minimum death rate of a population is called
A
Received mortality
B
Actual death rate
C
Population decline
D
Mortality potential
Question 24
Main cause of population explosion in the world is
A
Excellent health care
B
Fewer battles and wars
C
Increase in agricultural production
D
Excellent job facilities
Question 25
The population of a place can be increased when
A
Immigration increases
B
Predation increases
C
Reproductivity decreases
D
Emigration decreases
Question 26
Distribution of population on earth is
A
Random
B
Uniform
C
Congregative
D
Unequal
Question 27
When there is an exponential growth in a population, then it will be called as
A
Negative acceleration phase
B
Positive acceleration phase
C
Carrying capacity
D
Log stage
Question 28
The primary cause behind rapidly growing population of the world in recent times is
A
Decrease in death rate
B
Heating of earth
C
Improvement in the standard of living
D
Increase in birth rate
Question 29
Which of the following is not a controlling factor of population density
A
Demographic factor
B
Psychological factor
C
Socioeconomic factor
D
Geographical factor
There are 29 questions to complete.
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