Chapter 1 Test A Part 1
First Half of the Chapter 1 Questions
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The statement above refers to which of the following? (a computer system that catches, captures, and stores and displays data.)
The computer system identified in #1 would most likely be helpful in solving problems related to____________.
The variability of building houses on hillsides
Which of the following is an example of the spatial analysis tradition in geography?
A checkerboard pattern created by agricultural use of land
All of the following are correct statements about time zones EXCEPT______.
The People's Republic of China has more time zones than the United States because China is a larger country
The meridians show on the map above calculate the___________.
Distance East and West of the prime meridian
A special type of map designed to reveal the nature of local topography is called a__________.
Which of the following is NOT a physical site characteristic
The location of smaller street in relation to a main street in relation to a main street
Mathematical calculations using latitude and longitude allow us to determine the___________.
Absolute location of a particular place
The map above describes the countries and inhabitants of the world, as known to________________.
Which of the following is a type of region categorization that emphasizes the relationships between core and peripheral areas.
Which of the following modern trends is most directly responsible for the phenomenon of space-time compression?
Which of the following would be best illustrated by a large-scale map?
The arrangements of streets in a village
If it is midnight at the prime meridian, then at the International Date Line is is___.
If it is 9 A.M. in New York City, what time would it be in Los Angeles (assuming both are on standard time)?
Which of the following characteristics of a place is most important in determining its centrality or isolation.
The art and science of mapmaking is called__________.
Which of the following is the most important function of a toponym?
To distinguish a particular place from other places on earth.
The U.S. government agency most directly responsible for counting and collecting information about the country's inhabitants is the ______________________.
Linear, centralized, random, and grid patterns help to define the__________.
Arrangement of objects on earth's surface in relation to other objects.
The geographer who first calculated the earths circumference with relative accuracy was___________________.
Most of the one billion malnourished people in the world__________.
All of the above
Much of Kenya's income comes from__________.
Coffee and tea production
The set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relationships and heightening interdependence regardless of national boundaries are called__________.
Human geographers focus__________.
All of the above
In geography, scale means__________.
The distance on a map compared to distance on the earth
The importance of the spatial approach that geographers use in their studies is that it shows__________.
The arrangement and organization of things on the surface of the earth
By the time the last great cholera pandemic began in 1865, people know to take precautions against_____ and ended the great waves of cholera.
In 1990, an outbreak of cholera killing over 10,000 people occurred in__________.
Which geographical theme would involve the study of the impact of the drainage of part of the Florida Everglades
__________ refers to the infusing of a locality with meaning and emotion.
Sense of place
Geography Carl O. Sauer is most closely connected with __________.
The cultural landscape of Dar es Salaam is a composite of several different cultures groups which have administered the place. British policy simulated the development of a district of 3 to 4 story apartments that reminded them of__________.
The coordinates of absolute location are useful mainly in determining exact__________.
Distance and directions
The physical location of a place using the Earth's latitude-longitude grid is properly called the__________.
The location of a place in relationship to other places or features around it is called__________.
Chicago's absolute location has not changed but its relative location changed markedly in 1959 because__________.
The St. Lawrence Seaway was opened an, helping Chicago's port expand.
The mental map you have of places you routinely visit is a map of your:
The concern of geography with space and patterns puts __________ at the center of its agenda.
A good example of a formal region would be a__________.
Region of similar language
A good example of a functional region would be a__________.
A city and its surrounding region.
Analysis of how businesses describe their businesses by region in phone books helped cultural geographers define the perceptual regions of__________.
The United States and Canada
The concept of culture is closely identified with__________.
Cultural geographers identifya single element of normal practice (e.g. cattle herding) as__________.
A culture trait
The spread of ideas, cultural traits, knowledge and skills from their place of origin to other areas where they are adopted is called__________.
Culture hearths should be viewed in the context of_________ as well as space.