NYSTCE Social Studies: Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are densely populated, mostly non-agricultural areas called?

Question 2 2. Khadija has noticed that cultures that live in deserts often wear loose clothing. If she marks on a map cultures that favor loose clothing and places with high temperatures, she'll likely notice that those two maps overlap. This is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that affects where human settlements are located?

Question 5 5. Densely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

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Question 6 6. In one large desert, there are two distinct cultural groups that share no identifiable cultural traits. Does this desert constitute a culture region? Why or why not?

Question 7 7. What is an agrarian society?

Question 8 8. Khalid and Mirza are from different cultures that are very similar. Their shared culture region is likely a result of similar _____.

Question 9 9. What were the main factors that decided where hunter-gatherers settled down when forming agrarian societies?

Question 10 10. In a large city such as Philadelphia, how would the pattern of settlement be classified?

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Question 11 11. What is human migration?

Question 12 12. Henry is good at teaching others how to swim, and John is good at growing food. John swaps food with Henry in exchange for swimming lessons. What is this an example of, and why?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes moving away from an area due to a natural disaster?

Question 14 14. Which of the following describes migrating to a place due to a good job opportunities in that place?

Question 15 15. What was the gold rush?

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Question 16 16. What is a push factor?

Question 17 17. The small village of Deerfield is located in southeast Michigan. It includes a few businesses, a gas station, a school, and a post office along with some single-family homes on large lots. What settlement pattern would be most closely associated with Deerfield?

Question 18 18. What do we call organized groupings of human habitation?

Question 19 19. What do we call the study of the way humans and the environment interact?

Question 20 20. Which of the following lists are ALL potential pull factors?

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Question 21 21. In what way does a rural community differ from an urban one?

Question 22 22. An organized pattern of human habitation is called a _____.

Question 23 23. When hunter-gatherers settled down to form farming communities, where did they tend to settle most often?

Question 24 24. Sparsely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a function of human settlements?

NYSTCE Social Studies: Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam Instructions

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