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Human Geography Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do we call an area where a culture is not at its most concentrated, but still has an impact?

Question 2 2. Although Jamaica has a national bobsleigh team that competed in the Winter Olympics, why isn't bobsledding considered part of its culture?

Question 3 3. Joel practices Judaism, but almost no one else in his town does. What would we call this area, relative to Joel's culture?

Question 4 4. In a large city such as Philadelphia, how would the pattern of settlement be classified?

Question 5 5. The small village of Deerfield is located in southeast Michigan. It includes a few businesses, a gas station, a school, and a post office along with some single-family homes on large lots. What settlement pattern would be most closely associated with Deerfield?

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Question 6 6. An organized pattern of human habitation is called a _____.

Question 7 7. Khalid and Mirza are from different cultures that are very similar. Their shared culture region is likely a result of similar _____.

Question 8 8. What do we call the study of the way humans and the environment interact?

Question 9 9. Julia's culture places a premium on late life: older adults are revered and grandparents have much power in the society. In fact, they often arrange the marriages of younger adults. The reverence of older adults is a characteristic of Julia's culture, making it a culture _____.

Question 10 10. What do we call the process of revising the geographic boundaries in which people elect their representatives?

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Question 11 11. Setting political boundaries is often referred to as what?

Question 12 12. What do we call a body of voters in a specified area who elect a representative to a legislative body?

Question 13 13. How does globalization affect culture?

Question 14 14. What do we call the study of how the earth interacts with the traditions of people?

Question 15 15. All of the following topics are studied in cultural geography, EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. What is the difference between voluntary versus involuntary migrations?

Question 17 17. Which of these is not a general assumption about human migration?

Question 18 18. Which of these is a pull factor?

Question 19 19. What do we call organized groupings of human habitation?

Question 20 20. Sparsely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a function of human settlements?

Question 22 22. Why does the estimated carrying capacity of the Earth go from 1-2 billion people to 33 billion people?

Question 23 23. Identify which of the following is NOT studied by demography:

Question 24 24. During the _____, it took the human population around 1,000 years for it to double in size.

Question 25 25. A formally approved agreement between two states is known as _____.

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Question 26 26. What is broadly defined as collaborations between the armed forces of two states?

Question 27 27. What is the primary role of the United Nations?

Question 28 28. What is a main function of the religion institution?

Question 29 29. What is the main purpose of social institutions?

Question 30 30. What are the two dominant economic systems in the world?

Human Geography Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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