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Basic Geographic Terms & Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following essential elements of geography includes the study of how humans directly affect the natural geography of the world?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of an absolute location?

Question 3 3. What is geography?

Question 4 4. What do we call it when a cultural trend is spread from one segment of society to another?

Question 5 5. The way that viral videos spread through the Internet is best described by which of the following terms?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the best example of mainstream, popular culture?

Question 7 7. Cultural convergence is believed to increase with the increase of three factors. Which of these is NOT generally considered to be one of those factors?

Question 8 8. Which of these is the BEST example of cultural imperialism?

Question 9 9. Cultural convergence has become a bigger part of the conversation in the world since the clear rise in _____.

Question 10 10. What is the term given to a group of populations of different species living in given area?

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Question 11 11. Which of these statements is the most complete definition of ecology?

Question 12 12. In the swamp food web, the duck was a primary consumer because...

Question 13 13. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves a description of the physical and human characteristics of the location being studied?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves looking at how the environment and humans affect each other?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves providing references to describe where on the Earth a thing being studied is?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is generally considered part of the study of geography?

Question 17 17. What does the demographic transition theory (or demographic cycle) present?

Question 18 18. What do we call the reliance of a society of global trade networks?

Question 19 19. A person has been going to the same grocery store for years, but suddenly switches to a new one nearby their house because it is more convenient to travel there. What is this is an example of?

Question 20 20. How do geographers use spatial interaction principles in their work?

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Question 21 21. One region has more than enough of a product that another region needs. Which of the principles of spatial interaction does this describe?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of a biotic factor?

Question 23 23. Abiotic factors in an environment are _____.

Question 24 24. A _____ is the natural home or environment of a plant, animal, or other organism.

Question 25 25. Which of the following essential elements of geography includes the study of glaciers and how they carve out the landscape?

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Question 26 26. An American musician hears a new style of guitar playing in Argentina. When she returns home, she plays an adapted version of this style. What sort of diffusion is this?

Question 27 27. At its most basic, cultural convergence is a trend of nations in greater contact to become _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following best describes an organism's environment?

Question 29 29. What is geography?

Question 30 30. In terms of geography, what is the central focus of studying interdependence, assimilation, and demographic cycles?

Basic Geographic Terms & Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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