Unit 1
Units 2
Units 3-4
Unit 5
Units 6-7

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