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Question 1: German scientists have reported that a virus called ________ might have a role in male infertility,[209] but is otherwise harmless to humans.
AntibodyImmune systemAdenoviridaeAdeno-associated virus

Question 2: In strongly patriarchal nations, where she claims women enjoy few special rights, a high standard of living tends to result in ________[citation needed].
Food securityOverpopulationWorld populationPopulation growth

Question 3: Population increased after the ________ and an increased food supply.
Vinča cultureNeolithic RevolutionÇatalhöyükPrehistoric religion

Question 4: [155] ________ has grown from 300,000 in 1950 to an estimated 15 million today, and the Nigerian government estimates that city will have expanded to 25 million residents by 2015.
JohannesburgLagosCairoKinshasa

Question 5: It is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain ________ in a world beset by a confluence of "peak" phenomena, namely peak oil, peak water, peak phosphorus, peak grain and peak fish.
Ecological footprintOver-consumptionFood securityFamily planning

Question 6: [48][49] This ________ is only expected to worsen as the population increases.
OverpopulationDroughtPeak waterWater crisis

Question 7: The scientific consensus is that the current population expansion and accompanying increase in usage of resources is linked to threats to the ________.
Ecosystem ecologyEcologySystems ecologyEcosystem

Question 8: [72] From 1950 to 1984, as the ________ transformed agriculture around the world, grain production increased by over 250%.
FamineNorman BorlaugGreen RevolutionFood security

Question 9: Many philosophers, including ________, have said at various times that when humankind does not check population-growth, nature takes its course.
John Stuart MillDavid RicardoJeremy BenthamThomas Robert Malthus

Question 10: ________, malnutrition[137] or poor diet with ill health and diet-deficiency diseases (e.g.
HypersensitivityAllergyRhabdomyolysisStarvation
















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