5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- cultural ecology
- prime meridian
- breaking point
- relative distance
- a an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
- b 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.
- c the study of the interactions between societies and the natural environments they live in
- d roman geographer-astronomer and author of Guide to Geography which included maps containing a grid system of latitude and longitude.
- e describes the amount of social, cultural, or economic connectivity between two places.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the head librarian at Alexandria during the third century B.C.; he was one of the first cartographers. Performed a remarkable accurate computation of the earth's circumference. He is also credited with coining the term "geography".
- name given to crescent-shaped area of fertile land stretching from the lower Nile valley, along the east Mediterranean coast, and into Syria and present-day Iraq where agriculture and early civilization first began about 8000 B.C.
- pertaining to the unique facts or characteristics of a particular place.
- inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work, Man and Nature, or Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action, provided the first description of the extent to which natural systems had been impacted by human actions.
- a period in human geography associated with the wide-spread adoption of mathematical models and statistical techniques.
5 True/False Questions
choropleth map → concepts or rules that can be applied universally
global positioning system → a set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on the earth's surface with a portable electronic device.
systematic geography → the realm of geography that studies the structures, processes, distributions, and change through time of the natural phenomena of the earth's surface.
sustainability → the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
complementarity → the actual or potential relationship between two places, usually referring to economic interactions.