Cultural Influence on a Geographic Region: Vocabulary


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cultural influence on geographic regions is an important aspect of the understanding of culture, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of this body of knowledge. All of the quiz questions will ask you about vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the definitions of:

  • Sphere
  • Core
  • Culture region
  • Domain
  • Culture realm

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as culture realm and culture region
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained in regards to defining how concentrated a particular cultural norm is in a geographic area
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about terminology related to cultural influence on a region

Additional Learning

For further vocabulary study, review the accompanying lesson called Cultural Influence on a Geographic Region: Vocabulary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how the cultural influence of a practice varies in concentration based on region, realm or sphere
  • Define concepts such as culture region, culture realm and culture sphere by referring to the examples in the lesson
  • Understand how cultural geography affects all people, and how it can provide a link to even the most apparently distinct regions and cultures