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5 Matching questions

  1. geographic information system
  2. possibilism
  3. epidemic
  4. cultural barriers
  5. culture trait
  1. a geographic viewpoint - a response to determinism that holds the human decision making
  2. b Prevailing cultural attitude rendering certian innovations; ideas or practices unacceptable or unadoptable in that particular culture.
  3. c Regional outbreak of a disease.
  4. d a collection of computer hardware and software that permits spatial data to be collected,recorded,storedretrieved,manipulated,analyzed,and displayed to the user.
  5. e A single element of normal practice in a culture, such as the wearing of a turban.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The position of place of a certian item on the surface of the Earth as expresed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude, 0° to 90° north or south of the equator, and longitude, 0° to 180° east or west of the Prime Meridian passing through Greenwich, England.
  2. measurement of space between two places
  3. Belief or "understanding" about a place developed through books, movies, stories or pictures
  4. One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, processes, and location of Earth's natural phenomena such as climate, soil, plants, animals, and topography.
  5. the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape

5 True/False questions

  1. expansion diffusionThe distance-controlled spreading of an idea, innovation, or some other item through a local population by contact from person to person - analogous to the communication of a contagious illness.

          

  2. relative locationThe position of place of a certian item on the surface of the Earth as expresed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude, 0° to 90° north or south of the equator, and longitude, 0° to 180° east or west of the Prime Meridian passing through Greenwich, England.

          

  3. connectivityThe degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certian location from other locations. ________ varies from place to place and can be measured.

          

  4. cultural hearthHeartland, source area, innovation center; place of origin of a major culture.

          

  5. hierarchical diffusionA form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples.

          

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