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Human Migration & Urbanization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is urbanization different from labor migration?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements describes a migration pattern in the 20th-century United States?

Question 3 3. What factor do scientists rely on in order to classify an event as ''prehistoric''?

Question 4 4. The current period of interglaciation began

Question 5 5. Which of the following is theorized to be one of the first paths of human migration out of Africa?

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Question 6 6. What is the name given to the caps placed on immigration from certain countries?

Question 7 7. Closed-door immigration policies in the United States were especially racist towards which group?

Question 8 8. Attracting highly-skilled migrants became an official policy of U.S. immigration in which decade?

Question 9 9. Identify the period where there was an unmatched levels of human migration.

Question 10 10. Which of these is a pull factor?

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Question 11 11. During the 1840s and 1850s many Irish people migrated to the United States, fleeing the potato blight that made farming impossible. Large numbers of these migrants settled in cities and towns. Their behavior can best be described as:

Question 12 12. Why was the Indo-European diaspora important?

Question 13 13. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 14 14. What branch of science studies fossils from ancient times, specifically prehistoric times?

Question 15 15. Which of these is not a general assumption about human migration?

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Question 16 16. Why might an area with a very dense population have a high rate of disease?

Question 17 17. Which region has the most internally displaced persons from the civil war in Somalia?

Question 18 18. What do many social scientists think is at the root of most modern human migrations?

Question 19 19. Based on the projected time frame of migration, what early humans left the continent of Africa?

Question 20 20. Migrants from this country were granted permanent residency status if they lived in the United States for a year.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of an artificial change in population size?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of urbanization?

Question 23 23. A group of people with a shared heritage who have migrated from their ancestral homeland to other parts of the world is called a(n) _____.

Question 24 24. Jill has emigrated to Australia where she earns $100,000 each year. She has to pay $15,000 in taxes and she sends back at least $5,000 to her family each year. Which of the following is the remittance?

Question 25 25. Jack is a U.S. citizen that wants to emigrate to Canada because he believes that the taxes there are lower. Why are taxes an example of a pull factor in this scenario?

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Question 26 26. What are demographics?

Question 27 27. Why would Buenos Aires be classified as a megacity?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of a push factor?

Question 29 29. Which best describes how European countries treat the concepts of citizenship and right to settle?

Question 30 30. In what parts of the world are the rates of urbanization increasing the fastest?

Human Migration & Urbanization Chapter Exam Instructions

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