World population - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the estimated global population?

A

2 billion

B

7.8 billion

C

15 billion

D

1 billion

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

What does "population density" measure?

A

The total land area of a region

B

The average income of a population

C

The number of people living in a specific area

D

The average age of a population

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which of the following is a merit of high population density?

A

Reduced pollution

B

Increased space and privacy

C

More economic opportunities

D

Lower housing costs

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the formula to calculate population density?

A

Population Density = Total Population x Land Area

B

Population Density = Total Population - Land Area

C

Population Density = Total Population / Land Area

D

Population Density = Land Area / Total Population

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Which factor can deter human settlement due to its harsh conditions?

A

Favorable climate

B

Abundant water resources

C

Fertile soil

D

Harsh desert environment

CORRECT OPTION: d
6

What resource is crucial for agriculture and tends to attract higher populations to an area?

A

Precipitation

B

Fertile soil

C

Rocky terrain

D

Snowfall

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which physical feature can affect population distribution by creating barriers or challenges for settlement?

A

Rivers

B

Valleys

C

Mountains

D

Oceans

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Access to what resources is essential for human settlement and supports various activities like farming and transportation?

A

Minerals

B

Rivers

C

Gold

D

Oceans

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What factor is often considered when choosing the location of mining towns and regions?

A

Soil fertility

B

Transportation infrastructure

C

Cultural significance

D

Rich mineral deposits

CORRECT OPTION: d
10

Which factor can influence population distribution based on factors like historical migrations and religious significance?

A

Economic opportunities

B

 Cultural and historical factors

C

Transportation networks

D

Access to water resources

CORRECT OPTION: b
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