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Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

Question 2 2. What was the significance of the Neolithic Revolution?

Question 3 3. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

Question 4 4. If an area is densely populated, it

Question 5 5. Which of these is NOT a main factor in population distribution?

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Question 6 6. If an area is sparsely populated it has

Question 7 7. Which of these is NOT a major time zone within the United States?

Question 8 8. Who introduced the concept of time zones?

Question 9 9. Pennsylvania is in what time zone?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of chemical weathering?

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Question 11 11. Weathering can be caused by

Question 12 12. A mole burrowing through the soil is an example of

Question 13 13. Which of these projections makes it possible to label exact points on the globe making it excellent for navigation?

Question 14 14. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

Question 15 15. A map maker is also referred to as a

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Question 16 16. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 17 17. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 18 18. A topographical map focuses on:

Question 19 19. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 20 20. The prime meridian passes through

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Question 21 21. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 22 22. What does eccentricity refer to?

Question 23 23. Which of the following are responsible for local, as opposed to global, climate change?

Question 24 24.

Greenhouse gases include which of the following?

1. Aerosols

2. Carbon dioxide

3. Methane

4. Water vapor

Question 25 25. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments?

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

Question 28 28. Why would Buenos Aires be classified as a megacity?

Question 29 29. Which type of area is characterized by having residents that depend on natural resource-based occupations?

Question 30 30. By _____, half of the global human population lived in urban areas.

Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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