Geographic Concepts
Population & Migration
Economic Development
Culture
Boundaries
100

The science of making maps is

A. Demography

B. Cartography

C. Topography

B. Cartography

100

How can a country or region slow down its birth rate?

A. Institute a "One Child Policy"

B. Eliminate contraceptive use

C. Keep girls in school longer

C. Keep girls in school longer

100

Agriculture, mining, and fishing happen in the

A. Primary Sector

B. Secondary Sector

C. Quinary Sector

A. Primary Sector

100

In Shintoism, "Kami" are described as

A. Important religious leaders

B. People who follow Shintoism

C. Spirits that exist in natural objects and in concepts

C. Spirits that exist in natural objects and in concepts

100

A group of people with a shared cultural heritage or belief are a

A. Nation

B. State

C. Nation-State

A. Nation

200

Which of the following is NOT one of the Five Themes of Geography?

A. Region

B. Human-Environment Interaction

C. Distribution

C. Distribution

200

A physical feature, such as a body of water, which hinders migration is an example of:

A. An intervening obstacle

B. An environmental push factor

C. A political pull factor

A. An intervening obstacle

200

Countries that are gaining in development and have some of the benchmarks of economic success but lack political importance of core countries. 

A. Semi-Periphery

B. Core

C. Periphery

A. Semi-Periphery

200

A cultural hearth is where

A. a cultural trait diffuses to

B. a cultural trait originates

C. a cultural trait dies

B. a cultural trait originates

200

Acquiring full or partial political control over another country is called

A. Sovereignty

B. Colonialism

C. Assimilation

B. Colonialism

300

A system for transferring locations from a globe to a flat map is

A. Distribution

B. Interruption

C. Projection


C. Projection

300

The process of migrants moving to a specific location because relatives or members of the same culture have already migrated and settled there is known as:

A. Step Migration

B. Chain Migration

C. Channelized Migration

B. Chain Migration

300

Processing of primary products into manufactured goods happens in the

A. Primary Sector

B. Secondary Sector

C. Quaternary Sector

B. Secondary Sector

300

Which of the following is an example of folk culture?

A. Bluegrass Music

B. Pop Music

C. Coca Cola

A. Bluegrass Music

300

An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension is called a 

A. Elongated State

B. Prorupted State

C. Compact State

B. Prorupted State

400

Absolute location can be determined by

A. Situation factors

B. Latitude and longitude coordinates

C. Physical characteristics

B. Latitude and longitude coordinates

400

The population pyramid of Naples, Florida, is “upside down” because the city has a large percentage of 

A. Babies

B. Old People

C. Women

B. Old People

400

The less developed countries, the core areas take advantage of the this countries resources for their own gain.

A. Semi-Periphery

B. Core

C. Periphery

C. Periphery

400

How does folk culture best spread outward from its place of origin?

A. By the process of language blending

B. Through contagious diffusion

C. Through relocation diffusion

C. Through relocation diffusion

400

Part of the northern U.S. boundary with Canada is 1,300- mile line along 49° north latitude. This is known as a 

A. Geometric Boundary

B. Solid Boundary

C. Cultural Boundary

A. Geometric Boundary

500

Situation identifies a place by its

A. Location relative to other objects

B. Mathematical location on Earth’s surface

C. Unique physical characteristics

A. Location relative to other objects

500

Which of the following was an example of forced migration?

A. Spanish migration to the Western Hemisphere

B. India-Pakistan migration after gaining independence

C. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

C. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

500

The HDI indicator of life expectancy refers to

A. The number of babies born

B. The age you are expected to live

C. The quality of life you are expected to have

B. The age you are expected to live

500

Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu are dieties from which religion?

A. Islam

B. Shintoism

C. Hinduism

C. Hinduism

500

An example of a Supranational Organization is 

UN 

EU

NAFTA

WHO

NATO

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