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Geography, Maps & Waterways Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 2 2. Which of these is part of North America?

Question 3 3. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 4 4. Which of these is not a region of North America?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was not a period of history where rivers of the United States were important?

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Question 6 6. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 7 7. Which of these are NOT part of North America?

Question 8 8. Saddam Hussein sought to conquer Kuwait to control its supply of which resource?

Question 9 9. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 10 10. A topographical map focuses on:

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Question 11 11. Which of these regions includes a large plateau?

Question 12 12. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 13 13. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

Question 14 14. What series of mountains is located in the Mountainous West region?

Question 15 15. How are GPS and GIS related?

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Question 16 16. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 17 17. What is the most important resource in determining where to settle?

Question 18 18. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 19 19. Who is considered the Father of Geography?

Question 20 20. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

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Question 21 21. The prime meridian passes through

Question 22 22. Which culture was NOT based on a plateau?

Question 23 23. Which of these was NOT a site of early large-scale settlements for early Africans and Middle Easterners?

Question 24 24. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

Question 25 25. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 27 27. Which of these would NOT be studied under cultural geography?

Question 28 28. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

Question 29 29. What are the two main branches of geography?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the largest lake in the United States?

Geography, Maps & Waterways Chapter Exam Instructions

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