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Geography & Human Settlements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these would NOT be studied under cultural geography?

Question 2 2. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 3 3. What is geography?

Question 4 4. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 5 5. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

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Question 6 6. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 7 7. Densely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 8 8. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

Question 9 9. How does globalization affect culture?

Question 10 10. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

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Question 11 11. Henry is good at teaching others how to swim, and John is good at growing food. John swaps food with Henry in exchange for swimming lessons. What is this an example of, and why?

Question 12 12. If a map is drawn to 1:1000 scale, 1 meter on the map represents how far in real life?

Question 13 13. What are the largest and smallest states, as measured by square miles, in the United States?

Question 14 14. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. What do we call the study of how the earth interacts with the traditions of people?

Question 17 17. What was the significance of the Neolithic Revolution?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a function of human settlements?

Question 19 19. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

Question 20 20. What is climate?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a type of map showing the ownership of or jurisdiction over various territories?

Question 22 22. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 23 23. The prime meridian passes through

Question 24 24. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 25 25. What do we call the study of the earth and the people in it?

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Question 26 26. What do we call the traditions and beliefs of a group of people?

Question 27 27. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

Question 28 28. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

Question 29 29. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 30 30. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

Geography & Human Settlements Chapter Exam Instructions

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