Basic Geographic Tools & Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the best example of using a mental map?

Question 2 2. Why did National Geographic Society call for a ban on Mercator projection maps?

Question 3 3. Mental mapping can help you with which of the following tasks?

Question 4 4. What is the only continent to have never supported permanent human societies?

Question 5 5. Which two continents make up the entirety of the Western Hemisphere?

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Question 6 6. What major geographical feature divides the main regions of the African continent?

Question 7 7. What does geographic information system (GIS) technology do?

Question 8 8. A geographer would be MOST likely to use an old map for what kind of research?

Question 9 9. Statistical data on the distribution of households by income across a metropolitan area is an example of what kind of evidence?

Question 10 10. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

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Question 11 11. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 12 12. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

Question 13 13. What is geography?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves classifying parts of the world with names and labels?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Which of these BEST explains the reasoning for utilizing spatial perspectives?

Question 17 17. Which aspect of culture CANNOT be understood from a spatial perspective?

Question 18 18. What term is MOST associated with human political organization of space?

Question 19 19. What is the major drawback of the Mercator projection?

Question 20 20. What shape is the Earth?

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Question 21 21. What is the most commonly used map projection called?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is most useful in determining crop changes over time?

Question 23 23. What are political atlases used for?

Question 24 24. Which of these is probably not the best use for an almanac?

Question 25 25. Mental mapping incorporates which of the following?

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Question 26 26. How are Eastern Europe and West Asia similar?

Question 27 27. Which of these is the LEAST beneficial primary source for a study on geography?

Question 28 28. Jerry has been hired to draw the maps of hiking trails, camping sites and scenic areas for the state parks system. What is Jerry's profession?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. As the human political organization of space shows, our lives are often impacted by spatial concepts that are _____.

Basic Geographic Tools & Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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