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Question 1: The transition from hyperboles to slower rates of growth is related to the ________.
Demographic transitionPhilippinesMalaysiaAzerbaijan

Question 2: North America is home to 514 million (8%), South America to 371 million (5.3%), and ________ to 21 million (0.3%).
AustraliaBarbadosCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 3: ________ and India together have about 40 percent of the world's population.
Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaChinaProvince (China)

Question 4: [27][28][29] As living conditions and health care improved during the 19th century, the ________'s population doubled every fifty years.
United KingdomEnglandWalesCanada

Question 5: The rapid increase in human population over the course of the 20th century has raised concerns about whether Earth is experiencing ________.
World populationFamineFood securityOverpopulation

Question 6: In many early attempts, such as Ancient Egypt and in the ________ the focus was on counting merely a subset of the people for purposes of taxation or military service.
Achaemenid EmpireMedesSassanid EmpireAlexander the Great

Question 7: [33] The total number of inhabitants of ________ increased from about five million in 1815 to more than 130 million in the early 21st century.
Central JavaJavaIndonesiaBali

Question 8: [34] ________'s population has grown from 13.6 million in 1900 to about 112 million in 2009.
United StatesMexicoNicaraguaPhilippines

Question 9: A dramatic population bottleneck is theorized for the period around 70,000 BC (see ________).
Homo floresiensisHomoHuman evolutionToba catastrophe theory

Question 10: ________ follows with 840 million people, 12% of the world's population.
Scramble for AfricaSub-Saharan AfricaAfrican UnionAfrica
















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