Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                             i.        In 1999, the world population reached ___________.

                            ii.        __________ is a country that has experienced a loss in population numbers due to out-migration or emigration.

                           iii.        __________ are a nation’s greatest resource.

                           iv.        More than 90 per cent of the world’s population lives in about ______ per cent of the land surface.

                            v.        _________ per cent of the world’s people stay in just 10 countries.

                           vi.        Ministry of Human Resource Development was created in ________ with an aim to improve people’s __________.


Q2. True/False

                             i.        In 1820, the world’s population reached one billion. ______

                            ii.        Many more people live north of the Equator than south of the Equator. ______

                            iii.        Almost two-quarters of the world’s people live in two continents Asia and Africa. _______

                            iv.        South Central Asia has the highest density of population followed by East and South East Asia. ________

                             v.        Both Bangladesh and Japan are very densely populated but Japan is far more economically developed than Bangladesh. _______


Q3. Which is the most populated continent of the world?


Q4. In which country is the city of Osaka located?


Q5. Who are immigrants?


Q6. Who are Emigrants?


Q7. What is the average density of population in India?


Q8. Which does the term population distribution refer to?

(a) How population in a specified area changes over time.

(b) The number of people who die in relation to the number of people

born in a specified area.

(c) The way in which people are spread across a given area.


Q9. Which are three main factors that cause population change?

(a) Births, deaths and marriage

(b) Births, deaths and migration

(c) Births, deaths and life expectancy


Q10. What is life expectancy?


Q11. What is the average density of population in the whole world?


Q12. What is known as the pattern of population distribution?


Q13. What is a population pyramid?


Q14. What is meant by natural growth rate?


Q15. Why is population growth slowing in United Kingdom?


Q16. In what respects do different human beings differ?


Q17. What is population density?


Q18. Why do people move from the rural to urban areas?


Why do people migrate from rural to urban areas?


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