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MTEL Middle School Humanities: Studying Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the items below would you not find in an almanac?

Question 2 2. What kind of resource might a geographer use to advise engineers on the best route for a bridge through rough terrain?

Question 3 3. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 4 4. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 5 5. A topographical map focuses on:

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Question 6 6. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 7 7. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 8 8. 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?

Question 9 9. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves providing references to describe where on the Earth a thing being studied is?

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Question 11 11. Which type of projection projects points from a globe onto a piece of paper that touches the globe at a single point?

Question 12 12. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 13 13. Which of these is probably not the best use for an almanac?

Question 14 14. The Greek almanac was a precursor to the modern day almanac. It started off as a table with the days of the month, carved in stone, with moveable pegs that contained information on star phases and weather predictions. What was the name of this early version of the almanac?

Question 15 15. What do we call the study of human trends in a specific place?

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Question 16 16. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 17 17. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

Question 18 18. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 19 19. A map maker is also referred to as a

Question 20 20. Which map projection creates parallel lines of latitude and longitude?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is NOT a use of an atlas?

Question 22 22. Spatial analysis often involves looking at data _____.

Question 23 23. The first documented use of the word almanac was by:

Question 24 24. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves a description of the physical and human characteristics of the location being studied?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places, and environments?

Question 27 27. What do we call the study of how people interact with the environment?

Question 28 28. Why is geographic systems analysis helpful?

Question 29 29. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

Question 30 30. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Studying Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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