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2. Viewpoints on population are split into 'Pessimistic' and 'Optimistic'. Which of the following supports the Optimistic approach?

  • Julian Simon , Esther Boserup and the development of food supply to keep up with demand eg GM crops
  • Paul Ehrlich, Club of Rome and the 'Neo- Malthusians'.
  • Charles Wainwright , Julian Simon , Paul Ehrlich and a 'population cap.'

3. What stage of the DTM would China fall into?

  • Late expanding
  • High fluctuating
  • Low fluctuating

4. Thomas Malthus was a pessimist. He argued that ....

  • population grew geometrically (1,2,4,8) whilst food increased arithmetically (1,2,3,4)
  • population grew arithmetically (1,2,3,4) whilst food increased geometrically (1,2,4,8)
  • food supply grew at the same as population to keep up with demand.

5. What is the current replacement level?

  • 2.1
  • 2.2
  • 1.9


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