# Unit 2 Review True/False.

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Unit 2 Review True/False

More people are alive now than at any time in the past.

More people are alive now than at any time in the past.
TRUE

Most population growth is presently concentrated in more developed countries

Most population growth is presently concentrated in more developed countries
FALSE

China has the highest rate of population growth in the world.

China has the highest rate of population growth in the world.
FALSE

Since the end of World War II, world population has been growing more slowly than in the past.

Since the end of World War II, world population has been growing more slowly than in the past.
FALSE

More than half of the people in the world live in Asia.

More than half of the people in the world live in Asia.
TRUE

Two thousand years ago, Asia contained about the same percentage of world population as it does now.

Two thousand years ago, Asia contained about the same percentage of world population as it does now.
TRUE

The highlands represent a small percentage of the world's population, yet at least one of the world's largest cities is located in highlands

The highlands represent a small percentage of the world's population, yet at least one of the world's largest cities is located in highlands TRUE

City X contains 2,000,000 people living on 1,000 square kilometers of land. The population density of city X is 200 persons per square kilometer.

City X contains 2,000,000 people living on 1,000 square kilometers of land. The population density of city X is 200 persons per square kilometer. FALSE

The physiological density of Egypt is 2,580 persons per square kilometer, while the arithmetic density is 75. This means that most of the country's land is unsuitable for intensive agriculture.

The physiological density of Egypt is 2,580 persons per square kilometer, while the arithmetic density is 75. This means that most of the country's land is unsuitable for intensive agriculture. TRUE

A country of 30,000,000 people has a crude birth rate of 10
A country of 30,000,000 people has a crude birth rate of 10. This means that in one year 3,000,000 babies were born

A country of 30,000,000 people has a crude birth rate of 10
A country of 30,000,000 people has a crude birth rate of 10. This means that in one year 3,000,000 babies were born FALSE

The highest crude birth rates are found in the less developed countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

The highest crude birth rates are found in the less developed countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. TRUE

The highest crude death rates are found in the less developed countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

The highest crude death rates are found in the less developed countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. FALSE

A country in Stage 2 of the demographic transition is likely to have higher crude birth and crude death rates than a country in Stage 4

A country in Stage 2 of the demographic transition is likely to have higher crude birth and crude death rates than a country in Stage 4 TRUE

A country in Stage 4 of the demographic transition is likely to have a population pyramid with a flatter base than a country in Stage 2.

A country in Stage 4 of the demographic transition is likely to have a population pyramid with a flatter base than a country in Stage 2. TRUE

Societies move from Stage 2 to Stage 3 of the demographic transition because of technical change, but from Stage 3 to Stage 4 because of social change.

Societies move from Stage 2 to Stage 3 of the demographic transition because of technical change, but from Stage 3 to Stage 4 because of social change. FALSE

Concerns about overpopulation have been proven wrong since Malthus' prediction did not come true.

Concerns about overpopulation have been proven wrong since Malthus' prediction did not come true.
FALSE

Increasing the education of women is generally associated with declining birth rates.

Increasing the education of women is generally associated with declining birth rates.
TRUE

According to Malthus, population increases geometrically, while food supply increases arithmetically.

According to Malthus, population increases geometrically, while food supply increases arithmetically. TRUE

The difference between the number of people migrating to a place and the number leaving is called net migration.

The difference between the number of people migrating to a place and the number leaving is called net migration. TRUE

The three major kinds of push factors are cultural, economic, and environmental.

The three major kinds of push factors are cultural, economic, and environmental.
TRUE

Countries with slow population growth but strong economies commonly experience out-migration.

Countries with slow population growth but strong economies commonly experience out-migration.
FALSE

The most common environmental threat to people comes from too much or too little water.

The most common environmental threat to people comes from too much or too little water.
TRUE

Most migration occurs because of a combination of push and pull factors.

Most migration occurs because of a combination of push and pull factors.
TRUE

The major reason for illegal immigration to the United States is to escape political persecution..

The major reason for illegal immigration to the United States is to escape political persecution..
FALSE

Most Asian immigrants in the United States are single young men trying to find work.

Most Asian immigrants in the United States are single young men trying to find work.
FALSE

In recent years, the immigration quota has been sufficient to accommodate all people who wish to migrate to the United States.

In recent years, the immigration quota has been sufficient to accommodate all people who wish to migrate to the United States. FALSE

It can be difficult to distinguish between economic migrants and refugees, except in the way they are granted admittance to a new country.

It can be difficult to distinguish between economic migrants and refugees, except in the way they are granted admittance to a new country. FALSE

Historically, the center of population in the United States has moved a long distance to the west but not a long distance to the south.

Historically, the center of population in the United States has moved a long distance to the west but not a long distance to the south. TRUE

The most important type of internal migration within the United States is from urban to suburban.

The most important type of internal migration within the United States is from urban to suburban.
TRUE

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