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Overview of Human Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do we call the traditions and beliefs of a group of people?

Question 2 2. In which period did the religion of Islam emerge?

Question 3 3. What do we call the study of how people use culture to adapt to their environment?

Question 4 4. Evaluate the statements below and indicate which one best describes 'Reocurring Themes.'

Question 5 5. Which of the following is consistently true of class struggle?

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Question 6 6. The coalescence stage of a social movement life cycle is characterized by _____.

Question 7 7. What is usually defined as the means in which a society transforms its resources into food and goods?

Question 8 8. What do we call the study of the interaction between environment and human traditions?

Question 9 9. A basic distinction between 'race' and 'ethnicity' is that race is based on _____, whereas ethnicity is defined by _____.

Question 10 10. What can a language family tell linguists about languages?

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Question 11 11. What do we call the study of how living things interact with their environment?

Question 12 12. Which of these are most likely NOT true of industrialized societies?

Question 13 13. When two or more groups coexist in the same place, it is called _____.

Question 14 14. What do we call the study of the earth and the people in it?

Question 15 15. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

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Question 16 16. A group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption is a _____.

Question 17 17. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 18 18. Which of the following socially-constructed categories is considered an ethnicity?

Question 19 19. Laura is from Costa Rica. She married José who is from México, where they currently live. Now that Laura lives in México, she has integrated elements from the Mexican culture into her daily life. This is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Katya and Susan are a married couple with three adopted children. What type of family is this?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following depicts matrilineal descent?

Question 22 22. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 23 23. What do we call the study of how the earth interacts with the traditions of people?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is TRUE about the effect of social subordination on minority groups in the U.S.?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a factor in the spread of languages over time?

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Question 26 26. Which stage of a social movement life cycle has little to no organization?

Question 27 27. Evaluate the phrases below and indicate which one most aligns with the concept of Imperialism.

Question 28 28. Approximately how many languages exist in the world?

Question 29 29. What does the U.S. Census Bureau project the country's racial makeup will look like by 2042, if current trends continue?

Question 30 30. All of the following topics are studied in cultural geography, EXCEPT:

Overview of Human Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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