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DeVry SCI 204 Week 4 Quiz




Question;1. Question: (TCO 5) Countries are grouped into developed and developing countries primarily on the basis of Student Answer: geographic location. wealth, income, and degree of industrialization. ethnic make-up. population growth rates. life expectancy. 2. Question: (TCO 5) What is replacement level fertility? Student Answer: The total number of children a woman will have over her lifetime. The fertility rate that just replaces the parents. The population birth rate. The rate of birth that is equal to migration. A birth rate that is larger than the death rate. 3. Question: (TCO 5) A human population profile shows the Student Answer: standard of living of a group of people. causes of death. numbers of people in each age group, displayed according to gender. total fertility of a group of people. population distribution. 4. Question: (TCO 5) The average standard of living or economy seen in the United States is typical of Student Answer: only the United States. Canada, Australia, and the countries of western Europe. Canada, Australia, the countries of western Europe, and Latin America. Canada, the countries of western Europe, and Asia. most countries of the world. 5. Question: (TCO 5) Immigration into the United States currently Student Answer: exceeds all other countries in the world combined. is at its lowest level since 1940. cannot be used to track population growth. show birth and death rates for a population. show the total fertility rate of a population. 6. Question: (TCO 5) Which of the following is TRUE of the status of women in developing countries? Student Answer: Lack of education and discrimination limit economic opportunities for women. Women are given equal opportunities in education and employment. Women are not interested in further education or employment. Women are better educated than men. Lack of education does not limit economic opportunities for women. 7. Question: (TCO 5) The ratio of non-working population to the working age population is called the Student Answer: dependency ratio. total fertility rate. demographic transition. social security. demographic window. 8. Question: (TCO 5) Which of the following is a criticism of the World Bank projects? Student Answer: Loaned India $1 billion to construct electrical plants. Loaned the U.S. $5 billion to remain solvent. Increased the use of birth control through free contraception distribution. Reduced education in underdeveloped countries. Overall enhancement of income. 9. Question: (TCO 5) Which of the following is TRUE concerning the new highway traffic congestion cycle? Student Answer: Growing traffic creates the need for new and larger highways that encourage the movement of populations to new locations, which increase traffic. Traffic will continue to grow until people get tired and move away. Heavy highway traffic encourages individuals to use public transportation. Heavy highway traffic encourages individuals to use city streets. Traffic congestion is linked to the size of the city. 10. Question: (TCO 5) Decline in the total population of a city is called: Student Answer: urban blight. urban disease. exodus. the net leave factor. poverty factor?


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