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Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 2 2. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 3 3. The prime meridian passes through

Question 4 4. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 5 5. What are the two main branches of geography?

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Question 6 6. What is defined as the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments?

Question 7 7. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 8 8. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 9 9. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 10 10. What does eccentricity refer to?

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Question 11 11. What is the greenhouse effect?

Question 12 12. Which of the following are responsible for local, as opposed to global, climate change?

Question 13 13. A mole burrowing through the soil is an example of

Question 14 14. Erosion and deposition can create all of the following landforms except

Question 15 15. 1. Topography is

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Question 16 16. Pennsylvania is in what time zone?

Question 17 17. Who is credited with first conceiving the idea of Daylight Saving Time?

Question 18 18. Who introduced the concept of time zones?

Question 19 19. Which map projection creates parallel lines of latitude and longitude?

Question 20 20. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

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Question 21 21. A map maker is also referred to as a

Question 22 22. Which type of area is characterized by having residents that depend on natural resource-based occupations?

Question 23 23. Which of the following factors is linked to population growth in urban areas during the past 200 years?

Question 24 24. Why would Buenos Aires be classified as a megacity?

Question 25 25. If an area is densely populated, it

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Question 26 26. Which of these statements is true?

Question 27 27. If an area is sparsely populated it has

Question 28 28. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

Question 29 29. Which river is associated with the Cradle of Civilization?

Question 30 30. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

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