← AP human geo. Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- formal economy
- structuralist theory
- Informal economy
- break-of-bulk point
- Primary industrial region
- a A general term for a model of economic development that treats economic disparities among countries or regions as the result of historically derived power relations within the global economic system.
- b economic activity thast is neither taxed nor monitored by a government
- c A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
- d The legal economy that is taxed and monitored by a government and is included in a government's Gross National Product; as opposed to an informal economy
- e the result of mapped industrial concentrations (West and Central Europe, Eastern and North America, Russia, Ukraine, and East Asia)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- groups that work to cultivate a global perspective; focus on social, environmental, and economic issues while not being politically aligned
- the use of very small loans to small groups of individuals, often women, to stimulate economic development
- A spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the United States. It is shown to be a widely dispersed, multicentered metropolis consisting of increasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the Central Business District (CBD).
- cost that change directly with amount produced
- Illegal practice of refusing to make mortgage loans or issue insurance policies in specific areas for reasons other than economic qualifications of applicants
5 True/False Questions
friction of distance → the increase in time and cost that usually comes with increasing distance
fordist → World economic system characterized by a more flexible set of production practices in which goods are not mass produced; instead, production has been accelerated and dispersed around the globe by multinational companies that shift production, outsourcing it around the world and bringing places closer together in time and space than would have been imaginable at the beginning of the 20th century
intermodal connection → These could be refered to as ways of passage for example infrastructure. Where many routes connect like a big junction can be refered to as intermodal connections
global division → a structural arrangement in which domestic divisions are given worldwide responsibility for product groups
first urban revolution → The innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths.