MTEL Adult Basic Education: Principles of Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Mississippi River is an example of which of the following?

Question 2 2. Why do fewer people in America speak different languages as compared to people in Europe?

Question 3 3. In an encyclopedia, a cross reference...

Question 4 4. On a geologic map, a very thick line will indicate a ___, while a very thin line will indicate a ___.

Question 5 5. What is an agrarian society?

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Question 6 6. Let's say you have a statistical question such as: How much rainfall does Los Angeles get on average per year? What type of reference book could you use to find that information?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a type of map showing the ownership of or jurisdiction over various territories?

Question 8 8. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

Question 9 9. A reference book is:

Question 10 10. An area defined with both objective and subjective information is called a _____.

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Question 11 11. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 12 12. The first (capitalized) letter for a geologic unit indicates

Question 13 13. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 14 14. What was the gold rush?

Question 15 15. What are the two main branches of geography?

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Question 16 16. What do we call the proportion of an area on a map that relates to the area in real life?

Question 17 17. The prime meridian passes through

Question 18 18. Which of these would NOT be studied under cultural geography?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about a geologic map key?

Question 20 20. Read the statements below and choose which one is NOT true about reference books.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that affects where human settlements are located?

Question 22 22. What is geography?

Question 23 23. Who is considered the Father of Geography?

Question 24 24. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms describes a way of measuring a position on the Earth in a north-to-south direction?

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Question 26 26. In an atlas, a Map Legend is...

Question 27 27. If a map is drawn to 1:1000 scale, 1 meter on the map represents how far in real life?

Question 28 28. What is defined as the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places, and environments?

Question 29 29. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 30 30. What is climate?

MTEL Adult Basic Education: Principles of Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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