Geography Concepts & Tools Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the major drawback of the Mercator projection?

Question 2 2. Successive layers of the population pyramid are thinned by:

Question 3 3. On a topographic map, contour lines indicate

Question 4 4. Stress occurs when what happens?

Question 5 5. Looking at a population map of the Earth, you notice that at a particular latitude, the population density almost always seems to be fairly low. Why might that be?

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Question 6 6. Population pyramids are often split by location, _____, and decade.

Question 7 7. When looking at an aerial photograph, you notice a semi-regular grid. The grid is colored grey, and the sizes of each grid square are mostly consistent. What are you most likely looking at?

Question 8 8. Two small towns, just 60 miles away from each other in Georgia, have citizens with similar characteristics. The majority of citizens in both towns are Baptist Christian, lower-middle class, and from a Caucasian background. Which of the following would NOT be true about these two towns?

Question 9 9. What is spatial organization?

Question 10 10. In the United States, which group is causing bubble on the population pyramid?

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Question 11 11. When looking at an aerial photograph (in color), you notice a semi-regular grid. The grid squares are colored green or yellow, and the sizes of each grid square vary. What are you most likely looking at?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the least important when deciding relative distance of two places?

Question 13 13. Index contours are

Question 14 14. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 15 15. Which of the following terms refers to a mental picture or image of the layout of one's physical environment?

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Question 16 16. What are environmental stressors?

Question 17 17. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is NOT true about environmental stressors?

Question 19 19. What is the most commonly used map projection called?

Question 20 20. What shape is the Earth?

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Question 21 21. What is a functional region?

Question 22 22. Which countries have granted devolution?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of absolute location?

Question 24 24. Which of the following describes the position of a place as compared to another place or landmark?

Question 25 25. How do devolution and federalism differ?

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Question 26 26. If you want to know what a symbol on a topographic map means, you would look in the ___

Question 27 27. Which is NOT an example of an environmental stressor?

Question 28 28. Why might regions ask for a devolved government?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not an accurate use of relative location?

Question 30 30. A map has a scale of 50,000 to 1. What does 3 inches on the map represent in real life?

Geography Concepts & Tools Chapter Exam Instructions

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