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Virginia SOL - World Geography: Studying Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 2 2. If you need to know the capital of Brazil, which type of map should you turn to?

Question 3 3. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 4 4. A topographical map focuses on:

Question 5 5. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves classifying parts of the world with names and labels?

Question 7 7. Who is considered the Father of Geography?

Question 8 8. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

Question 9 9. What are the two main branches of geography?

Question 10 10. Jerry has been hired to draw the maps of hiking trails, camping sites and scenic areas for the state parks system. What is Jerry's profession?

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Question 11 11. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 12 12. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 13 13. What is geography?

Question 14 14. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 15 15. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves providing references to describe where on the Earth a thing being studied is?

Question 17 17. Which type of projection projects points from a globe onto a piece of paper that touches the globe at a single point?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves a description of the physical and human characteristics of the location being studied?

Question 19 19. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 20 20. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

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Question 21 21. Which map projection creates parallel lines of latitude and longitude?

Question 22 22. Which of these would NOT be studied under cultural geography?

Question 23 23. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 24 24. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 25 25. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

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Question 26 26. A map maker is also referred to as a

Question 27 27. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves looking at how the environment and humans affect each other?

Question 28 28. What is defined as the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places, and environments?

Question 29 29. What type of information can be found on a map?

Question 30 30. Which of these projections makes it possible to label exact points on the globe making it excellent for navigation?

Virginia SOL - World Geography: Studying Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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