5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- absolute location
- physical geography
- Culture complex
- Expansion diffusion
- a one of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, processes, and location of the earth's natural phenomena such as climate, soil, plants, animals, and topography
- b the spatial spreading or dissemination of a culture element or some other phenomenon
- c The position of place of a certain item on the surface of the Earth as expressed 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.
- d A related set of culture traits, such as prevailing dress codes and cooking and eating utensils.
- e The spread of an innovation or an idea through a population in an area in such a way that the number of those influenced grows continuously larger, resulting in an expanding area of dissemination.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape
- seeking to understand the changing spatial organization and material character of Earth's surface. One of the critical advantages of this is the attention it focuses on how phenomena are related to one another in particular places.
- Culture complexes have traits in common and so it is possible to group certain complexes together as.
- cultural modification resulting from intercultural borrowing. in cultural geography and anthropology, the term is often used to designate the change that occurs in the culture of a less technologically advanced people when contact is made with a society that is more technologically advanced.
- cultural borrowing that occurs when different cultures of approximately equal complexity and technological level come into close contact
5 True/False Questions
Assimilation → arrangement of something across earth's surface
Culture hearth → A cluster of regions in which related culture systems prevail. In North America, the united states and Canada form a culture realm, but Mexico belongs to a different one.
Stimulus diffusion → The spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific characteristic is rejected.
Hierarchical diffusion → A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples. An urban order is usually involved, encouraging the leapfrogging of innovations over wide areas, with geographic distance a less important influence.
Popular culture → Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities.