5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- fuller projection
- stimulus diffusion
- gravity model
- a the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
- b the concept fo using the earth's resources in such a way that they provide for people's needs in the present without diminishing the earth's ability to provide for future generations.
- c when a trait of one culture prompts invention or innovation in another.
- d a mathematical formula that describes the level of interaction between two places, based on the size of their populations and their distance from each other.
- e a type of map projection that maintains the accurate size and shape of landmasses but completely rearranges direction such that the four cardinal directions- north, south, east, and west- no longer have any meaning.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
- a type of thematic map that transforms space such that the political unit with the greatest value for some type of data is represented by the largest relative area.
- the line of longitude that marks where each new day begins, centered on the 180th meridian.
- the human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.
- a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.
5 True/False Questions
prime meridian → an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
proportional symbols map → a thematic map in which the size of a chosen symbol- such as a circle or triangle- indicates the relative magnitude of some statistical value for a given geographic region.
relative distance → usually have higher resolution and cover much smaller regions.
breaking point → the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the law of retail gravitation to describe the area of a city's hinterlands that depend on that city for its retail supply.
isoline → the absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.