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Question1) Study of trends in human population growth and prediction of future growth is called


a. Demography✔️


b. Psychology


c. Biography


d. Kalography



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : A

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Question2) Population explosion has occurred in the last


a. 500 years


b. 300 years


c. 400 years


d. 150 years ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question3) Today, the world’s number one problem is:


a. Pollution


b. Population explosion ✔️


c. Nuclear proliferation


d. Natural calamities



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : B

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Question4) HIV is not likely to be transmitted by


a. Sharing needles of injections


b. Mosquito bites


c. Blood transfusion


d. Breast feeding ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question5) The carrying capacity of a population is determined by


a. Population growth rate


b. Natality


c. Mortality


d. Limiting resources ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question6) Population pyramids are useful to


a. Express the population growth rates


b. Indicate the birth rates


c. Indicate the death rates


d. Express age – sex distribution of a population ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question7) The concept that “population increases geometrically while food supply increases arithmetically” was given by


a. Stuart Mill


b. Charles Darwin


c. Adam Smith


d. Thomas Malthus✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question8) Unrestricted reproductive capacity, in a population, is called


a. Birth rate


b. Carrying capacity


c. Fertility rate


d. Biotic potential ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question9) Which of the following is a problem not associated with population growth?


a. Increased resource consumption


b. Environmental pollution


c. Food and energy shortages


d. None of these ✔️



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Ans : D

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Question10) A human population is small, there is greater chance of


a. Mutation


b. Gene flow


c. Genetic drift ✔️