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GEOG FINAL RQ QUESTIONS
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Which of the following religions has historically been the least rigid when it comes to sex and gender
The electronic network that connects people, goods and other electronic devices is known as the ...
Internet of Things
Why do the authors choose not to distinguish between popular and folk culture?
Culture is an overarching societal process and not one that fits neatly among places or groups of people
Which world region has the most World Heritage Sites considered to be in danger?
Based on your answer to the previous question, what do you believe is the cause of this listing?
Which of the following forms of social organization is based on direct, blood relationships between
Someone who looks and/or behaves in ways that don't conform to, or are atypical of, society's
expectations of how a person of that gender should look or behave can be referred to as ...
Scholars have argued that culture under globalization is based around ...
Which country has the highest incidence of plastic surgery?
Which of the following is an example of intangible cultural heritage?
Which of the following is not an example of anti-tourism?
The Louvre Museum
The scientific study of the formation of human customs and beliefs is known as ...
Who is Banksy?
British graffiti artist
A busy city intersection is an example of a(n) ...
Which of the following reasons best explains why Detroit has such a low preference index in the map
in Figure 7.8?
Viewed as being part of the Rust Belt
Why did John Steinbeck call Route 66 "the Mother Road?"
Many migrants traveled on it to California during the Great Depression
The reading and writing of signs and symbols is referred to as ...
Large business conglomerates in South Korea are referred to as ...
The openness to divergent cultural experiences is known as ...
Why has the humanistic approach in geography been criticized?
It ignores the importance of broader societal trends
Before its complete independence in 1965, Singapore was part of which state?
Based on the map in Figure 11.2, most of the urbanization in Asia is occurring where?
What percentage of the world's GDP is estimated to be created by urban areas?
According to figure 11.A, which is the only Asian city to score 0.9 or higher on the UN City Prosperity
In 1000, most of the world's largest cities were populated by followers of which religion?
The Hanseatic League was based around which European sea?
Which of the following was considered the world's first industrial city?
Which city's urbanization was made possible largely by the growth of the railroads?
Based on the rank-size rule, if the largest city in an area has a population of 1 million, the fifth largest
city in that area would have a population of ...
A former industrial site characterized by lingering environmental contamination is known as a ...
Which of the following was not considered one of the most important influences on US urbanization
In Box 12.1, which city has the greatest evenness in the spatial distribution of racial groups?
Jean Gottmann coined which of the following terms to describe the collection of urban areas
between Boston and Washington, D.C.?
European cities tend to be defined by all of the following features except ...
The modern movement in city planning is most closely associated with which individual?
The most important consideration in design of Islamic cities has historically been ...
Which country identified in the Reuters article provides generous subsidies to artists who are
Building housing on land that one has no legal right to occupy is known as ...
Doha's massive urbanization has been largely fueled by the labor of whom?
Which of the following is expected to be the greatest issue facing American cities between 2000 and
Which of the following regions has the highest average score in the Social Progress Index?
The Nordic Countries
Which of the following is an example of a small scale map?
A map of the entire world
Which of the following is not a major zoonotic disease?
In Ulrich Beck's concept of the risk society, government is mainly focused on addressing which of the following problems
Natural and man-made hazards
The majority of geographical hearth areas were situated around what specific environmental features?
Which of the following is an example of a "Third Place" encountered in daily life?
A coffee shop where you do your homework
Which of the following was not one of the major causes of the economic and political decline of Hersbruck, Germany?
The destruction of Hersbruck due to allied bombing in WWII
Bos-Wash, Tor-Buff-Chester and Cascadia are all examples of ...
Which region of the United States is the most at risk from rising sea levels connected to climate change?
Where is Tahrir Square, a prominent protest site during the Arab Spring, located?
Who is Alex Salmond?
Scottish independence leader
Before the Age of Exploration, the dominant world empires were located where?
Who was the first European explorer to reach continental North America during the Age of Exploration?
What was the name of the medieval trade route that linked Europe to Asia?
"Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things" is referred to as the ...
First Law of Geography
The Royal Observatory of Greenwich was instrumental in the first measurement of which of the following geographic concepts?
Half of the world's population survives on less than ______ dollars per day
Using GIS to analyze population data alongside business data is referred to as ...
Which of the following animals native to Russia's Lake Baikal has been dying off in record numbers due to the combined effects of industrial pollution and climate change?
Where did the 2012 food riots mentioned in the introduction take place?
Which form of environmentalism argues that both humans and non-humans deserve equal treatment and rights?
Which country is the world's largest producer of coal?
What is the purpose of the REDD+ program?
To provide incentives for keeping forests in developing countries intact
What percentage of Americans are currently employed in agriculture?
Which of the following products would not be considered a non-traditional agricultural export?
All of the following make up the definition of technology except ...
Commercial exploitation of the environment without compensation to local peoples dependent on exploited resources is referred to as
Which of the following foods did not originate in Asia?
What is the primary purpose of food manufacturing?
To add value to raw materials in order to increase their retail value
Which of the following cities in Texas is currently participating in the Transition Towns movement?
Which region of the United States in the largest producer of grain?
Which of the following commodities is the most highly subsidized?
Which of the following ethnic groups are strongly associated with reindeer herding?
Despite being a highly-industrialized nation, what is the most likely reason that Singapore has so few tractors?
Little to no agricultural production due to intense urbanization
The document Agenda 21, from the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, was among the first to use which now common phrase?
Who was the first person to argue that human actions are responsible for negative impacts on the environment?
George Perkins Marsh
The greatest cause of death of indigenous peoples during the initial stages of colonization of the New World was ...
Which group was responsible for creating the United States' first free school breakfast program?
Black Panther Party
In the equation I = PAT, the variable P represents ...
Total population of an area
The Second Agricultural Revolution occurred alongside which other major scientific and technological revolution?
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