Geographical Maps & Spatial Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mental mapping incorporates which of the following?

Question 2 2. Mental mapping can help you with which of the following tasks?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the best example of using a mental map?

Question 4 4. Why did National Geographic Society call for a ban on Mercator projection maps?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes the process taking place if you learn more about a particular region of the world including who lives there and what their lives are like?

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Question 6 6. Which of these projections makes it possible to label exact points on the globe making it excellent for navigation?

Question 7 7. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

Question 8 8. Which type of projection projects points from a globe onto a piece of paper that touches the globe at a single point?

Question 9 9. A map maker is also referred to as a

Question 10 10. Which map projection creates parallel lines of latitude and longitude?

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Question 11 11. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 12 12. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 13 13. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 14 14. If you need to know the capital of Brazil, which type of map should you turn to?

Question 15 15. A topographical map focuses on:

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Question 16 16. Spatial analysis is also called _____.

Question 17 17. What do we call the study of how people interact with the environment?

Question 18 18. Why is geographic systems analysis helpful?

Question 19 19. What do we call the study of human trends in a specific place?

Question 20 20. Spatial analysis often involves looking at data _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of these is NOT one of the basic patterns of spatial distribution we expect to find?

Question 22 22. When looking at spatial distribution (at its most basic), what are we actually studying?

Question 23 23. Imagine that each asterisk represents a data point. If the following is a distribution map, which pattern do we see most clearly?
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Question 24 24. Imagine that each asterisk represents a data point. If the following is a distribution map, which pattern do we see most clearly?
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Question 25 25. What does a random distribution most likely tell us about the data points?

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Question 26 26. What is a spatial perspective in geography?

Question 27 27. What is remote sensing?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a tool used in geography to develop a spatial perspective?

Question 29 29. What is geography?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a practical use of the geographical spatial perspective in everyday life?

Geographical Maps & Spatial Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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