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Understanding Human Migration & Urbanization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is brain drain?

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Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a Sunbelt state?

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Question 3 3. Which historical factor encouraged the process of urbanization during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

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Question 4 4. A group of people with a shared heritage who have migrated from their ancestral homeland to other parts of the world is called a(n) _____.

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Question 5 5. Why would Mumbai be classified as a megacity?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of urbanization?

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Question 7 7. What is the term given to refer to the fact that the United States traditionally has welcomed and joined together many different cultures?

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Question 8 8. What is the name given to the limits placed on immigration from certain countries?

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Question 9 9. What branch of science studies fossils from ancient times, specifically prehistoric times?

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Question 10 10. What factor do scientists rely on in order to classify an event as ''prehistoric''?

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Question 11 11. In what parts of the world are the rates of urbanization increasing the fastest?

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Question 12 12. Which of these is a modern concern about urbanization?

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Question 13 13. Why might an area with a very dense population have a high rate of disease?

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Question 14 14. What are demographics?

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Question 15 15. Jack is a U.S. citizen that wants to emigrate to Canada because he believes that the taxes there are lower. Why are taxes an example of a pull factor in this scenario?

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Question 16 16. Jill has immigrated to Australia where she earns $100,000 each year. She has to pay $15,000 in taxes and she sends back at least $5,000 to her family each year. Which of the following is the remittance?

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Question 17 17. What is it called when a refugee gets the right to settle in another country?

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Question 18 18. How are criminals taking advantage of undocumented workers?

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Question 19 19. How did the domestication of animals affect the lives of human beings?

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Question 20 20. How did the gradual warming of the earth affect the lives of human beings?

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Question 21 21. What is a human migration?

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Question 22 22. What do many social scientists think is at the root of most modern human migrations?

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Question 23 23. Identify the period where there was an unmatched levels of human migration.

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Question 24 24. How is urbanization different from labor migration?

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Question 25 25. Why was the Indo-European diaspora important?

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Question 26 26. What is one reason scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

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Question 27 27. Where did most people originate from during the Open Door Policy of the United States?

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Question 28 28. Which best describes U.S. immigration policy today?

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Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT a major draw for brain drain individuals?

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Question 30 30. During the 1840s and 1850s many Irish people migrated to the United States, fleeing the potato blight that made farming impossible. Large numbers of these migrants settled in cities and towns. Their behavior can best be described as:

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Understanding Human Migration & Urbanization Chapter Exam Instructions

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