SOC 3

Sociology

Quiz 15 :

Population, Urbanization, and the Environment

Quiz 15 :

Population, Urbanization, and the Environment

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Emma is comparing the number of deaths per 1,000 people in Spain and Russia for 2011. She is measuring
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Population is the total of all the organisms in a similar category. Population considers all the elements in a particular area. In a particular time gap, the population will be monitored. The opportunities will be evaluated based on the population study of a particular area.
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Fertility measures the productiveness. It is necessary to consider fertility for studying the population. Fertility helps to evaluate the number of babies born in an area for a particular period. The crude birth rate is the widely used measure of fertility.
Mortality is the opposite concept of fertility. Mortality studies the number of deaths in a particular locality for a specified period. The crude death rate measures the mortality in a particular area.
Hence, options (a), (b), and (c) are incorrect.
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Mortality measures the death trend in a particular area for a particular period. The crude death rate is the widely used measure for measuring mortality. Birth crude rate is the measure used to measure the fertility.
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___is the study of human populations.
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Population is the total of all the organisms in a similar category. Population considers all the elements in a particular area. In a particular time gap, the population will be monitored. The opportunities will be evaluated based on the population study of a particular area.
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Sociology is the study regarding the social interaction of a person at every level of life. Sociology clearly explains about the behavior of a person towards the society. The statistical study about the human population is known as demography.
Ecology deals with the scientific study and analysis of various organisms and its interaction with the environment. Zero population growth is an indication of no improvement or decline in the population.
Hence, options (a), (c), and (d) are incorrect.
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Demography helps to study the human population. It is a scientific study about the human population.
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True or False A sex ratio of 115 means that there are 115 women for every 100 men in a population.
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Population is the total of all the organisms in a similar category. Population considers all the elements in a particular area. In a particular time gap, the population will be monitored. The opportunities will be evaluated based on the population study of a particular area.
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Sex ratio is the ratio between the number of males and females. A sex ratio higher than 100 is an indication of excess men over females. In the given situation, the sex ratio is 115. It means that 115 men are available for every 100 females. This situation indicates that 15 men are in excess for every100 females.
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How do functionalist, conflict, feminist, and symbolic interactionist theories differ in their explanations of urbanization? Be specific in illustrating your answer.
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True or False Population pyramids are visual representations ofa population's makeup in terms of the age and sex of its members at a given point in time.
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Does Malthusian theory or demographic transition theory come closer to your perspective on population growth? Why?
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True or False Global warming begins with the greenhouse effect.
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Maleek and Shonda live in a newly developed area that's rural but on the fringe of an urbanized region. They live in
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Why do many feminist scholars maintain that women suffer more problems than men when living in urban areas?
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True or False Malthusian theory claims that population growth is kept in check and stabilizes as developing countries experience economic and technological development.
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True or False Concentric zone theory emphasizes the development of suburbs around a city but away from its center.
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Which one of the following is NOT one of the phases of demographic transition theory?
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