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Population & Settlement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A settlement hierarchy ranks human population centers by size, population, and expected _____.

Question 2 2. What sort of settlement is on the lowest level of the settlement hierarchy?

Question 3 3. Which of these do we expect to be true of a settlement at the top of the hierarchy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a function of human settlements?

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

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Question 6 6. Sparsely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 7 7. What is the appropriate definition of suburban sprawl?

Question 8 8. Before 300 years ago, most people lived in what type of area?

Question 9 9. How many people have to live in a city in order for it to be considered a megacity?

Question 10 10. Which term denotes characteristics of a city or town?

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Question 11 11. Joe runs a birdhouse factory, in which each worker makes individual birdhouses. However, he decides to change the manufacturing process so that some workers are only responsible for cutting wood, and others are responsible for putting the pieces together. What process is Joe's factory undergoing?

Question 12 12. What do we call the process of people moving from rural areas to urban ones?

Question 13 13. It is projected that the QEOP initiative will provide more than _____ jobs by the year 2025.

Question 14 14. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park project supports the permitting and construction of _____ energy-efficient homes.

Question 15 15. The return on investment for the QEOP initiative is _____ percent.

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Question 16 16. Emily lives in a farming community where each family is separated by large, open fields. Which of the following terms BEST describes the population that Emily is a member of?

Question 17 17. Which of these areas would most likely be sparsely populated?

Question 18 18. Which of the following terms denotes an area containing a large amount of people relative to its size?

Question 19 19. What is an agrarian society?

Question 20 20. When hunter-gatherers settled down to form farming communities, where did they tend to settle most often?

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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 was the approximate size of the human population in the 1960s and in 2011?

Question 23 23. Define death rate.

Question 24 24. _____ is a factor that is in associated with natality.

Question 25 25. Crops grown with the specific intent to be predominately sold, rather than consumed by the grower are considered _____.

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Question 26 26. How did cash crops and agribusinesses affect rural areas?

Question 27 27. Yellow Giant is a large producer of corn that owns all of its own farms and sells products to grocery chains to be packaged in cans or frozen and sold to consumers. Yellow Giant is considered a/an _____.

Question 28 28. Based on geography, resources and the political environment, which of these areas is NOT sparsely populated?

Question 29 29. What defines a sparsely populated area?

Question 30 30. How does sparse population relate to the level of political instability in an area?

Population & Settlement Chapter Exam Instructions

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