OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Cultural Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What can result from directed cultural change?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. An American musician hears a new style of guitar playing in Argentina. When she returns home, she plays an adapted version of this style. What sort of diffusion is this?

Question 4 4. What do we call an area where a culture is not at its most concentrated, but still has an impact?

Question 5 5. What is an example of resistance by those who are experiencing directed cultural change?

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Question 6 6. Joel practices Judaism, but almost no one else in his town does. What would we call this area, relative to Joel's culture?

Question 7 7. What do we call the study of the interaction between environment and human traditions?

Question 8 8. The way that viral videos spread through the Internet is best described by which of the following terms?

Question 9 9. What do we call the study of how living things interact with their environment?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best term to describe the policy in which one nation or region aims to politically dominate another nation?

Question 12 12. What do we call the study of how people use culture to adapt to their environment?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the best term to describe one culture aiming to change another?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. 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 _____.

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Question 16 16. What is one reason why anthropologists study directed cultural change?

Question 17 17. What do we call the study of the way humans and the environment interact?

Question 18 18. Although Jamaica has a national bobsleigh team that competed in the Winter Olympics, why isn't bobsledding considered part of its culture?

Question 19 19. When a person migrates from their home to another place, their culture is being spread through which of the following?

Question 20 20. What do we call it when a cultural trend is spread from one segment of society to another?

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Question 21 21. An area where several cultures have traits in common is called a culture _____.

Question 22 22. An area where several culture regions make up a larger area is called a culture _____.

Question 23 23. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 24 24. Khalid and Mirza are from different cultures that are very similar. Their shared culture region is likely a result of similar _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the best example of mainstream, popular culture?

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Cultural Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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