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Basic Geography Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes a front?

Question 2 2. Convection is:

Question 3 3. Water is

Question 4 4. Which type of diffusion occurs when two cultures come into direct contact?

Question 5 5. Which is NOT a classification in the Köppen system?

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Question 6 6. A volcano erupts, projecting highly gelatinous lava through a volcanic vent. What type of volcanic landform could be created by this event?

Question 7 7. Last Saturday, Ben permanently moved from Louisiana to Belgium. Identify the statement that is correct, following Ben's movement.

Question 8 8. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 9 9. Mount St. Helens in Washington state is known for its massive volcanic eruption that occurred in 1980. The eruption reduced the elevation of the mountain from 9,677 feet to 8,363 feet and left a mile wide horseshoe-shaped crater where the mountain stood. How would a volcanologist classify this structure?

Question 10 10. _____ is a factor that is in associated with natality.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of a cultural boundary?

Question 12 12. When waves break down a sea cliff, pick up and carry the debris, and dump on the shore forming a beach, what processes are happening, and in what order are they happening?

Question 13 13. What is defined as taking a solution that already exists and making it better?

Question 14 14. Wind is forced to rise when it hits a mountain. The rising air then cools, and the moisture within it condenses into snow. This process is an example of _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a biotic natural resource?

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Question 16 16. How are cumulus clouds formed?

Question 17 17. When plates that are higher at the spreading center flow downhill and eventually flatten out to the ocean floor, we call that _____.

Question 18 18. What type of weather is associated with an air mass that has a classification of mT in the summer?

Question 19 19. Which of the following landforms is NOT a part of the same formation process? (Or in other words, which one cannot be put in chronological order with the others?)

Question 20 20. Which geologic activity could be responsible for a fissure eruption from a volcano?

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Question 21 21. Why can cheetahs and lions coexist together on the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about tectonic plates is FALSE?

Question 23 23. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 24 24. ________ involves the accumulation of information about a new culture and the resulting adaptations to match the new culture.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a nonrenewable natural resource?

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Question 26 26. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 28 28. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 29 29. Which of the following would NOT increase glacial flow rates?

Question 30 30. Which term is defined as dangerous ice cracks that can form at the top of glaciers?

Basic Geography Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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