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Introduction to Human & Cultural Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Buildings and roads and other parts of the physical landscape that represent culture are called _____.

Question 2 2. The Midwest is an example of _____ region.

Question 3 3. An area where several culture regions make up a larger area is called a culture _____.

Question 4 4. What do we call the study of the earth's features and how people interact with these features?

Question 5 5. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

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Question 6 6. What do we call the study of human trends in a specific place?

Question 7 7. 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?

Question 8 8. Why do fewer people in America speak different languages as compared to people in Europe?

Question 9 9. An area where several cultures have traits in common is called a culture _____.

Question 10 10. What do we call the study of the interaction between environment and human traditions?

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Question 11 11. What do we call the study of the way humans and the environment interact?

Question 12 12. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 13 13. What do we call the study of the earth and the people in it?

Question 14 14. The people from a small village in a remote area of Arizona have produced a new, distinctive genre of music. How would this music be described from a cultural perspective?

Question 15 15. Joel practices Judaism, but almost no one else in his town does. What would we call this area, relative to Joel's culture?

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Question 16 16. What do we call the study of how people use culture to adapt to their environment?

Question 17 17. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

Question 18 18. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 19 19. What do we call the study of how living things interact with their environment?

Question 20 20. How do artifacts and mentifacts differ?

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Question 21 21. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 22 22. The ideas and beliefs that express what a culture is are described as _____.

Question 23 23. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 24 24. Why is geographic systems analysis helpful?

Question 25 25. Jerry has been hired to draw the maps of hiking trails, camping sites and scenic areas for the state parks system. What is Jerry's profession?

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Question 26 26. Culture is BEST defined as:

Question 27 27. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. An area that is distinguished from other places is called a _____.

Question 30 30. Although Jamaica has a national bobsleigh team that competed in the Winter Olympics, why isn't bobsledding considered part of its culture?

Introduction to Human & Cultural Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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