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APHG Unit 11 Multiple choice
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According to the map, Canada's most important industrial area is
the St. Lawrence Valley and Ontario Peninsula.
In order to become a global industrial power, Japan had to overcome which of the following problems?
distance from consumers
This map of railway diffusion indicates that during the Industrial Revolution
rail lines connected London to many parts of the island of Britain by 1848.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, cottage industries were most common.
About three-fourths of world industrial production is clustered in three regions.
If the cost of transporting the inputs exceeds the cost of transporting the product, then the optimal plant location is as close as possible to the customer.
Industry is uniformly distributed across Earth.
The optimal location for a factory manufacturing a bulk-gaining product is likely to be one that minimizes the cost of transporting the product to the market.
Situation costs are critical to a firm that wishes to
minimize transport costs
The map of East Asia's industrial areas indicates that the chief concentrations of manufacturing in the region include
the river valley east of Wuhan.
What two location factors influence more industries to remain in the northeastern United States and northwestern Europe?
skilled labor and rapid delivery to market
Approximately three-fourths of the world's industrial production is concentrated in four regions. Which of the following is not one of these four regions?
Eastern South America
The Industrial Revolution began in
A company which uses more than one ________ will often locate near break-of-bulk points.
mode of transport
A copper concentration mill tends to locate near a copper mine because it is a
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