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geography multiple choice quiz exam
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which one of the following best describes geographical space?
the biophysical environment, cognitive or symbolic space, and the social enviorment.
The coronavirus started in wuhan and has affected virtually every part of the globe illustrates which theme of geography?
Networks and interconnectedness
Which one of the following regions of Africa was NOT important for the evolution of hominids?
Which one of the following was the earliest hominid group?
People who practice this type of lifestyle move their livestock annually between low and high attitudes and during the summer and winters.
Neanderthals were confined to which region?
According to the theory of evolution, races or skin color is due to:
Intensity of ultraviolet radiation
During the Paleolithic or old Stone Age, most of the food was acquired from...
Hunting and gathering
The domestication evolution, when people started growing their own food and raising their own livestock, led to all of the following, EXCEPT...
Everyone owned the same amount of good, i.e. increased equality
This city in ancient West Africa is reputed to have been the most important commercial, religious and intellectual center during its heydays?
An example of polytheistic religion (belief in many gods) is?
Which of the following statements about languages is NOT true?
Languages are mutually intelligible
How many official languages does South Africa have?
The _______ is the center of Roman Catholicism.
This prophet received the word of God via the Angel Gabriel in Mecca.
Languages formed by mixtures of different tongues but are spoken by native speakers are called...
The languages spoken by most black Africans fall into this broad language family.
The cow is a holy symbol in this religion...
Which one of the following is Not practiced by Muslims?
Journey to Jerusalem at least once in lifetime
Approximately, how many languages are spoken globally?
Which one of the following statements is NOT true about the American economy:
Economic inequality is declining in the country
The process by which western powers retain economic control on non-western states but not exercise formal political control is known as:
The first leader of postcolonial India advocated for non-violent resistance
Colonialism did Not achieve the following in the colonies:
Increased equality and high levels of development among the colonized people
In this Belgian colony, Africans who failed to fill their quota of rubber and ivory were killed or had their limbs amputated:
Which two European nations conquered large areas of Latin America?
Spain and Portugal
Which automotive company is credited with introducing the assembly line
"A clearly defined large group of people who identify as a group and who occupy a spatially defined territory with the necessary infrastructure and social and political institutions" is regarded as a:
Which of the following statements is Not true about feudalism?
The steam engine powered industrial production
Industrialization in the United States was promoted by the following factors, EXCEPT:
Large deposits of diamonds
Which one of the following is an example of anti-globalization protest?
The Battle of Seattle, 1999
A company that has business interest in two or more countries is called a:
Which one of the following statements is NOT TRUE about globalization?
The nation-state no longer plays an important role in this increasingly globalizing world
TNCs invest in other countries for all of the following reason except:
To develop economies of countries in the developing world
Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Shell are examples of companies working in the _______ sector
In the United States, concerns over the 'digital divide' have been raised over the population?
People of color, the elderly, and people from low-income households.
The richest fifth of the global population owns approximately how much of the global wealth?
Which one of the following statements is NOT true about the internet?
Even poor people living in remote locations in developing countries have access to reliable internet service
Deforestation rates in this country are high because of the high demand for charcoal:
Global Poverty is concentrated in these two world regions:
Africa and Asia
The saying "necessity is the mother of invention" is attributed to this scholar
According to this scholar, population growth if left unchecked will lead to food supply shortages:
The United States of America is the third most populous state after China and....
Norman Borlaug, an American agronomist, led initiatives worldwide that contributed to the extensive increases in agricultural production in an event known as ......
The Green Revolution
In the first stage of the Demographic Transition Model, people have large families because of the following reasons:
High infant mortality weight, children are needed for labour, and societal norms favor large family sizes
Some poor countries have attained low population growth rates as a result of high death rates resulting from...
This popular wrestler and actor tweeted a picture of a black man that looked like him and called him his twin:
The Los Angeles massacre of 1871 resulted in the death of 20 members of this ethnic group:
This concept describes the connection between women and nature:
Women are mostly employed in "pink collar" jobs in the modern economy which are:
On January 1, 2018, Wilke Corp. had 480,000 shares of common stock outstanding. During 2018, it had the following transactions that affected the common stock account. - February 1 Issued 120,000 shares - March 1 Issued a 10% stock dividend - May 1 Acquired 100,000 shares of treasury stock - June 1 Issued a 3-for-1 stock split - October 1 Reissued 60,000 shares of treasury stock Instructions - a. Determine the weighted-average number of shares outstanding as of December 31, 2018. - b. Assume that Wilke Corp. earned net income of $3,456,000 during 2018. In addition, it had 100,000 shares of 9%,$100 par nonconvertible, noncumulative preferred stock outstanding for the entire year. Because of liquidity considerations, however, the company did not declare and pay a preferred dividend in 2018. Compute earnings per share for 2018, using the weighted-average number of shares determined in part (a). - c. Assume the same facts as in part (b), except that the preferred stock was cumulative. Compute earnings per share for 2018. - d. Assume the same facts as in part (b), except that net income included a loss from discontinued operations of $432,000 (net of tax). Compute earnings per share for 2018.
Choose the best answer to the following question. Explain your reasoning with one or more complete sentences. Suppose that the 2020 census finds a U.S. population of 335 million. If the House were reapportioned based on this population, the standard divisor would be a. 335 million $\div 435$. b. $435 \div 335$ million. c. still the 2010 value of 710,000.
Develop a resource schedule in the loading chart that follows. Use the parallel method and heuristics given. Be sure to update each period as the computer would do. Note: activities 2, 3, 5, and 6 use two of the resource skills. Three of the resource skills are available. How has slack changed for each activity? Has the risk of being late changed? How?
Find the total sale for Fred's purchase of 13 boxes of nails @ $4.83 and 6 tubes of caulking @$4.67.
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