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Demography: Quiz


Question 1: Demography is the statistical study of all ________.
World populationPopulation growthOverpopulationPopulation

Question 2: The ________ is the other common direct method of collecting demographic data.

Question 3: ________ can be applied to whole societies or to groups defined by criteria such as education, nationality, religion and ethnicity.
Demographic analysisAndrey KorotayevPopulation growthPopulation pyramid

Question 4: At the end of the 18th century, ________ concluded that, if unchecked, populations would be subject to exponential growth.
John Stuart MillDavid RicardoThomas Robert MalthusJeremy Bentham

Question 5: Mathematicians, such as ________, developed the life table as the basis for life insurance mathematics.
Edmond HalleyNathaniel BlissGeorge Biddell AiryMichael Atiyah

Question 6: In academia, demography is often regarded as a branch of either ________, economics, or sociology.
Social sciencesSocial anthropologyAnthropologyCulture

Question 7: This pattern of population growth, with slow (or no) growth in pre-industrial societies, followed by fast growth as the society develops and industrializes, followed by slow growth again as it becomes more affluent, is known as the ________.
AzerbaijanPhilippinesMalaysiaDemographic transition

Question 8: The ________ Population Division expects the absolute number of infants and toddlers in the world to begin to fall by 2015, and the number of children under 15 by 2025.
United Nations Security CouncilIsrael, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited Nations

Question 9: It encompasses the study of the size, structure and distribution of populations, and spatial and/or temporal changes in them in response to birth, migration, ________ and death.
Human development (biology)Developmental biologyAgeingPrenatal development

Question 10: The crude ________, the annual number of live births per 1000 people.
Family planningBirth rateAbortionBirth control


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