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

  • food supply grew at the same as population to keep up with demand.
  • 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)

3. France experienced declining fertility rates. Which of the following strategies did the French government adopt?

  • Travel and shopping discounts for large families.
  • Heavier taxation on those with more than four children
  • Discounts on higher education / training if a couple had four or more children.

4. Population pyramids show the age - sex structure of a country. Define those who are 'young dependent'.

  • Those aged 16 or under who rely on parents / carers with an income.
  • Those aged 18 - 25 who are unemployed and can't get a job on medical grounds
  • Those who are 16 - 19 and in higher education or training and still need support of parents / carers.

5. Name the 5 stages of the DTM.

  • High expansion / low expansion / low fluctuating / slow fluctuating / decline
  • High flucutating / Early expanding / late expanding / low fluctuating / decline
  • High fluctuating / rapid expansion / low fluctuating / slow expansion / decline

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