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5 Matching questions

  1. Perforated state
  2. multinational state
  3. scale
  4. boundary definition
  5. Cultural political boundary
  1. a state that totally surrounds another state, i.e., Lesotho/South Africa
  2. b political boundary that separates different cultures, i.e., former Yugoslavia
  3. c Political boundaries on Earth's surface are determined by the use of man-made structures such as fences and walls, i.e. United States and Mexico
  4. d Representation of a real-world phenomenon at a certain level of reduction or generalization. In cartography, the ratio of map distance to ground distance; indicated on a map as a bar graph, representative fraction, and/or verbal statement
  5. e state with more than one nation within its borders

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. processes that incorporate higher levels of education, higher salaries and more technology; generate more wealth than periphery processes in the world-economy
  2. straight lines that serve as political boundaries that are unrelated to physical and/or cultural differences, i.e., United States/Canadian border
  3. Redistricting for advantage, or the practice of dividing areas into electoral districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible
  4. A venture involving three or more nation-states involving formal political, economic, and/or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives. The European Union is one such organization
  5. A term associated with the work of Robert Sack that describes the efforts of human societies to influence events and achieve social goals by exerting, and attempting to enforce, control over specific geographical areas.

5 True/False questions

  1. Prorupt statestate having a portion of a territory that is elongated, i.e., Thailand


  2. physical-political boundarymajor physical features such as deserts, mountain ranges. and/or water bodies that serve as a means of separation, i.e., Great Lakes, Pureness Mountains, and Sahara Desert


  3. Peace of WestphaliaPeace negotiated in 1648 to end the Thirty Years' War, Europe's most destructive internal struggle over religion. The treaties contained new language recognizing statehood and nationhood, clearly defined borders, and guarantees of security


  4. enclaveportion of a state that is totally surrounded by another state, i.e., Armenian Nagorno-Karabagh


  5. microstatestate that is extremely small, i.e., San Marino