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5 Matching questions

  1. expansion diffusion
  2. five themes
  3. perceptual region
  4. culture
  5. time- distance decay
  1. a the spread of an innovation or an idea through a population and the numbers of those influenced rapidly increase
  2. b The declining degree of acceptance of an idea or innovation with increasing time and distance from its point of origin or source.
  3. c A region that only exists as a conceptualization or an idea and not as a physically demarcated entity.
  4. d Developed by the Geographic Educational National Implemention Project (GENIP), the _____ ______ of geography are location, human-environment, region, place, and movement.
  5. e The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An approach to studying nature - society relations that is concerned with the ways in which environmental issues both reflect, and are the result of, the political and socioeconomic contexts in which they are situated.
  2. Heartland, source area, innovation center; place of origin of a major culture.
  3. Maps that tell stories, typically showing the degree of some attribute of the movement of a geographic phenomenon.
  4. the study of geographic phenomena by visiting places and observing how people interact with and thereby change those places
  5. The visible imprint of human activity and ______ on the ________. The layers of buildings, forms, and artifacts sequnetially imprinted on the ______ by the activities of various human occupants.

5 True/False questions

  1. relocation diffusionSequential diffusion process in which the items being diffused are transmitted by their carrier agents as they evacuate the old areas and relocate to new ones.


  2. isothermthe design of spatial distribution


  3. distanceThe fourth theme of Geography as defined by the GENIP; uniqueness of a location.


  4. cultural ecologyThe multiple interactions and relationships between a culture and the natural environment.


  5. culture traitA single element of normal practice in a culture, such as the wearing of a turban.