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Basic Geographic Tools Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

Question 3 3. Which of these is probably not the best use for an almanac?

Question 4 4. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

Question 5 5. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

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Question 6 6. What kind of resource might a geographer use to advise engineers on the best route for a bridge through rough terrain?

Question 7 7. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 8 8. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 9 9. What is the major drawback of the Mercator projection?

Question 10 10. What is the best analogy for how geographers use atlases and almanacs?

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Question 11 11. What shape is the Earth?

Question 12 12. A map has a scale of 50,000 to 1. What does 3 inches on the map represent in real life?

Question 13 13. What is the most commonly used map projection called?

Question 14 14. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is most useful in determining crop changes over time?

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Question 16 16. What is a map projection?

Question 17 17. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 18 18. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 19 19. Which of these is NOT a use of an atlas?

Question 20 20. How are GPS and GIS related?

Basic Geographic Tools Chapter Exam Instructions

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