How Much Do You Know About The US Population?

You might think you know the US population better than most, but how population savvy are you really? It's time for you to put your knowledge to the test! Take these 12 questions and find out how much you know about the US population!
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The United States is the ________ most populous country on Earth.
Third
Fourth
Fifth
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From 1990 to 2000, the US. population increased by what percentage?
20%
17%
13%
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About ________ million more people entered the United States between 1990-2000 than left the country.
20
5
10
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Using the Census Bureau's medium projections, US. population will grow to almost _________ million by the year 2050.
340
500
400
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How many women in the US are currently in their child bearing years?
60 million
10 million
30 million
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What percentage of the US population lives in a coastal region?
70%
46%
30%
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How many million Americans currently live in an urban area?
100 million
50 million
20 million
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Question 8/12

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In the 20th century, U.S. population multiplied how many times?
Two times
Three times
Five times
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True or false: Americans have consumed as many goods, services, and natural resources since 1950 as all previous humans put together.
True
False
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True or false: One child in the United States impacts the environment as much as 280 children in Haiti.
True
False
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What percentage of the world's resources does the US consume?
4%
15%
25%
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How many miles of the United States is dedicated to roads and parking lots?
10,000 square miles
80,000 square miles
60,000 square miles
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you've got some serious population prowess! Okay, so you're a ways off from quitting your job to study population with the Census Bureau, but you've still got some major population knowledge. With a little time and studying, you'll be a real pro in no time!

C+, Population Prowess

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a serious population powerhouse! The US population isn't easy and most of these facts were far from common knowledge. That just makes the fact that you passed this quiz even more impressive! We commend you for a job well done!

B+, Population Powerhouse

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are population perfect! When it comes to the US population, you know your stuff. There's not much that gets by you when it comes to the ins and outs of how the population has changed in the past few decades. We commend you for not only knowing your facts but for being so population awesome!

A+, Population Perfect

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1
The United States is the ________ most populous country on Earth.
Third
Fourth
Fifth
2
From 1990 to 2000, the US. population increased by what percentage?
20%
17%
13%
3
About ________ million more people entered the United States between 1990-2000 than left the country.
20
5
10
4
Using the Census Bureau's medium projections, US. population will grow to almost _________ million by the year 2050.
340
500
400
5
How many women in the US are currently in their child bearing years?
60 million
10 million
30 million
6
What percentage of the US population lives in a coastal region?
70%
46%
30%
7
How many million Americans currently live in an urban area?
100 million
50 million
20 million
8
In the 20th century, U.S. population multiplied how many times?
Two times
Three times
Five times
9
True or false: Americans have consumed as many goods, services, and natural resources since 1950 as all previous humans put together.
True
False
10
True or false: One child in the United States impacts the environment as much as 280 children in Haiti.
True
False
11
What percentage of the world's resources does the US consume?
4%
15%
25%
12
How many miles of the United States is dedicated to roads and parking lots?
10,000 square miles
80,000 square miles
60,000 square miles