What is the population having a large number of individuals in pre-reproductive age called?

Category: QuestionsWhat is the population having a large number of individuals in pre-reproductive age called?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is the population having a large number of individuals in pre-reproductive age called?
 
(a) Reproductive population
 
(b) Steady population
 
(c) Growing population
 
(d) Declining population
 
I have been asked this question during an online interview.
 
My query is from Population Attributes topic in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right answer is (c) Growing population
 
The explanation is: The population having a large number of individuals in the pre-reproductive age is called a growing population. It is so-called because fertile females can give rise to more children thus increasing the population.