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100
The next most important meridian of longitude that is halfway around the world from the Prime Meridian is
the International Date Line
100
In Latin America there is an island that is the only one that is shared by two different countries. What are their names?
Haiti and the Dominican Republic
100
This country is directly west of the African nation formerly known as the "Gold Coast"
Ivory Coast / Cote d'Ivoire
100
This country borders directly northwest of where the Taliban first established themselves as a political movement from 1994-2001.
Turkmenistan
100
Name the two countries in Europe that are completely surrounded by one country.
Vatican City and San Marino (Italy)
200
Name three types of thematic maps
Transportation, climate, physical, political, vegetation, etc.
200
Define primary source and secondary source, give an example of each
Primary source = document/object created during the time period being studied (ex. letter, journal entry, etc.) Secondary source = document/object created AFTER the time period being studied (ex. textbook)
200
Name three myths about immigration to the United States
Most immigrants are here illegally; It's just easy to enter the country legally today; There's a way to legally enter the country for anyone who wants to get in line; My ancestors learned English, but today's immigrants refuse; TOday's immigrants don't want to become "Americanized"; Immigrants take good jobs from Americans; Undocumented immigrants cause crime rates to go up
200
Much of Southwest Asia (especially Iraq, Syria, etc) have TWO nicknames. What are they?
the Middle East, the Cradle of Civilization
200
What is the country with the largest Muslim population in the world?
Indonesia
300
What is the difference between ABSOLUTE location and RELATIVE location?
absolute location describes a precise location (coordinates on a map), and relative location describes the location of one place compared to another
300
Fill in the blanks: Explorers first started to sail around the world or _______________ it because they were seeking an alternative route from the _______________ to reach the _________________ so they could make more profits.
circumnavigate, Silk Road, Spice Islands
300
Good jobs, better education, freedom of religion, for migrants are examples of...
pull factors
300
From the book "I Am Malala" put the following in order: Malala writes a blog; Malala is shot; the Taliban close her school; Malala receives a Nobel Peace Prize; Malala recovers in a hospital in Birmingham
1) Malala writes a blog; 2) the Taliban close her school; 3) Malala is shot; 4) Malala recovers in a hospital in Birmingham; 5) Malala receives a Nobel Peace Prize
300
What is the percentage of Chinese that did not have to follow the rules of the one-child policy?
10%
400
Because the _____________ is tied to climate, even though it's imaginary, this is something "true" about maps.
Equator
400
This was the name of the agreement that settled the dispute between Spain and Portugal over claims in the Americas
Treaty of Tordesillas
400
Although slavery is illegal, people are still traded for economic gain by force called...
human trafficking
400
Name the countries that were part of the "axis of evil" according to George W Bush
Iran, Iraq, North Korea
400
Name the three countries that have taken on the most Syrian refugees in order from most to least
Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan
500
Name three types of projections that we have studied in this class
Mercator, Robinson, Sinusoidal, Goode, Equal Area
500
Name the six countries in Latin America that are completely south of the Equator
Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile
500
La Bestia was the nickname for ________ that Enrique used to get to the US from his native country __________ after he had crossed over from ______________. This thing helped him travel through the country of ____________.
train, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico
500
What is the name of the only non-Muslim country in Southwest Asia?
Israel
500
How many countries are in the European Union? Name five countries that are in the EU
28 member nations
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