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5 Matching questions

  1. reapportionment
  2. centrifugal
  3. boundary definition
  4. physical-political boundary
  5. boundary dispute
  1. a Forces that tend to divide a country-such as international religious, linguistic, ethnic, or ideological differences
  2. b process by which representative districts are switched according to population shifts, so that each district encompasses approximately the same number of people
  3. c when two or more states disagree about the demarcation of a political boundary
  4. d Political boundaries on Earth's surface are determined by the use of man-made structures such as fences and walls, i.e. United States and Mexico
  5. e Political boundary defined and delimited (and occasionally demarcated) by a prominent physical feature in the natural landscape such as a river or the crest ridges of a mountain range.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. government based on the principle that the people are the ultimate soveriegn and have the final say over what happens within the state
  2. system wherein each representative is elected from a territorially defined district
  3. In the context of political power, the capacity of a state to influence other states or achieve its goals through diplomatic, economic, and militaristic means.
  4. political entity that maintains status as an independent country
  5. In political geography, a country's or more local community's sense of propertyand attachment toward its territory, as expressed by its determination to keep it inviolable and strongly defended

5 True/False questions

  1. frontierzone where no state exercises political control i.e., Antarctica and portions of Saudi Arabia


  2. relict boundaryhow boundaries evolve over time


  3. unitary statea nation-state that has a centralized government and administration that exercises power equally over all parts of the state


  4. enclaveRepresentation of a real-world phenomenon at a certain level of reduction or generalization. In cartography, the ratio of map distance to ground distance; indicated on a map as a bar graph, representative fraction, and/or verbal statement


  5. geometric boundaryboundary that ceases to exist, however the imprint of the boundary still remains of the cultural landscape, i.e., North/South Vietnam


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