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Human Systems & Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the gold rush?

Question 2 2. What do we call the study of the interaction between environment and human traditions?

Question 3 3. All of the following can lead to conflicts between religious groups, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Joel practices Judaism, but almost no one else in his town does. What would we call this area, relative to Joel's culture?

Question 5 5. Why do some members of a religion use force to promote their message?

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Question 6 6. What is human migration?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about Jewish identity is TRUE?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a factor in the spread of languages over time?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that affects where human settlements are located?

Question 10 10. Why are Mandarin and Hindi widely spoken languages?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a factor that significantly affects the economic development of a country?

Question 12 12. The way that viral videos spread through the Internet is best described by which of the following terms?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes moving away from an area due to a good job opportunities?

Question 14 14. Khalid and Mirza are from different cultures that are very similar. Their shared culture region is likely a result of similar _____.

Question 15 15. An anthropologist studies a group of cultures from Central America and concludes that they're all essentially the same due to their common climate and ecosystem. Which of the following likely guided this anthropologist's thinking?

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Question 16 16. When hunter-gatherers settled down to form farming communities, where did they tend to settle most often?

Question 17 17. When a person migrates from their home to another place, their culture is being spread through which of the following?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 20 20. Which of the following describes moving away from an area due to a natural disaster?

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Question 21 21. Why do geographers study the distribution of various religions in the world?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT something that consistently improves when the economic development of a country improves?

Question 23 23. What do we call an area where a culture is not at its most concentrated, but still has an impact?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the best example of mainstream, popular culture?

Question 25 25. What were the main factors that decided where hunter-gatherers settled down when forming agrarian societies?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following consistently has a positive effect on economic development?

Question 27 27. Why do languages fluctuate?

Question 28 28. What is the division of labor, and how it is related to economic activity?

Question 29 29. What is an agrarian society?

Question 30 30. What can a language family tell linguists about languages?

Human Systems & Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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