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GEO 135 Final Exam (Illinois State University - Johnson)
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If a place is located by degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude...
A Mercator projection....
is the planet projected on a cylinder
the weather over a long period
A map that accurately depicts shapes of areas is said to be:
How many degrees of latitude separate the Intl Date Line from the Equator?
The tilt of the earth's axis....
is 23.5 degrees from the plane of orbit around the sun
How many "great circles" can be drawn....
that connect Stockholm to San Fran; 1
A nautical mile is equal to:
1 minute of latitude
We normally speak of a "standard parallel" on what kind of map projection?
conical or cylindrical
Baluchistan, if it were a country, would be composed of (at least) parts of:
Pakistan and Iran
annually, on the 9th month
can be described as a community of believers
A fatwa is:
ruling on a point of Islamic law given by a recognized authority
The Arabic article that indicates "XXXXX" is:
"Father of"; Abu
"Daughter of"; Bint
"of the house (lineage) of"; Ibn
Every Muslim (who can) is expected to....:
perform a Pilgrimage (Hajj)
In Sunni Islam, XXXXX is:
40% of all Muslims worldwide
The climate of Mid East is mostly denoted in the Köppen-Geiger system by the letter
B; arid, dry climate
Of the following, the person least likely to be a Wahhabi Muslim is:
Which of the following is NOT one of the Five Pillars of Islam?:
5 pillars are:
Daily worship/prayer (Salah)
Fasting during Ramadan (Sawm)
Giving of alms to the poor (Zakat)
Pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj)
The modern nation of Israel was created in:
May 14th, 1948
Muhammad's first wife...:
A Sunni Muslim would say the first legitimate Caliph was:
A ZZZZZZZZZZ Muslim would say the first legitimate Caliph was:
The chief Muslim (successor to the profit); civil and religious ruler
The Berlin Conference of 1884-85...:
was called by Otto von Bismark; purpose was to divide Africa
The physical geography of Africa describes a continent that could be described as primarily:
steppe and savanna
A major feature running north-south in East Africa is the:
Great Rift Valley
Savanna and steppe regions are best suited for:
African schistosomiasis has been inadvertently enhanced by...
building dams for irrigation, contaminated water
Historical (ancient) East African kingdoms included:
The Atlantic slave trade removed roughly how many Africans ...?
In exchange for slaves, African kingdoms and local rulers primarily sought:
guns, ivory, gold
In addition to the Atlantic slave trade, via ships, a large slave trade occurred:
across the Sahara to the Mediterranean Littoral (Zanzibar)
Colonial powers in Subsaharan Africa in 1915 included XXXXX:
DID NOT INCLUDE: China, US, Germany
DID INCLUDE: France?
African decolonization contributed to:
A legacy of the colonial era in Subsaharan Africa was:
The African Transition Zone...:
is in the Islamic Front; seperates Christian and Islam, runs East/West
Decolonization in Africa (in the 1950s and 1960s) came about largely because of:
FDRs four freedoms, local pressures, cold war, post-war idealism
The temperature ZZZZZ is equal to what in degrees XXXXXXXX?
C = 5/9(f-32)
F = 9/5(c+32)
Shi'a Muslims make up a majority of:
A major influence on African colonization was (yes, one of these is actually correct):
World War I
The Sahel is partly located in:
An influence on decolonization was:
the Cold War
During which years did the Khmer Rouge ...?
What country colonized Cambodia in 18ZZ?
A hectare is equal to approximately:
In Southeast Asia, precipitation would occur mostly during the:
monsoon, more than 60 inches
In Germany, what was known as (no longer exists) "The Wall"
Berlin Wall, divided east and west Berlin
France and Germany are separated by:
France, compared to Germany, is:
larger in area
In XXXXXX, the ZZZZZ are found:
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