GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 1 Introduction
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|Question 1 of 25 What is another term for the large cluster of population in the northeastern United States? |
A. Megalopolis. B. The urban heartland. C. The world region. D. The global core.
|Question 2 of 25 Industrialization is usually associated with _______.|
A. an increase in the proportion of a population living in rural areas B. a decrease in family size C. no significant changes in population structures or dynamics D. an increase in the average fertility rate
|Question 3 of 25 A population pyramid with a wide base and narrow peak suggests a ___________ population. |
A. stable B. slowly growing C. rapidly growing D. decreasing
|Question 4 of 25 What is not true about A climates?|
A. They are also known as humid tropical climates. B. Some A climates experience monsoons. C. No A climate regions ever have dry spells. D. They have warm temperatures all year.
|Question 5 of 25 Seasonal variations in weather are mostly caused by ______. |
A. human activities B. the tilt of Earth’s axis C. fluctuations in the output of solar energy D. lunar oscillations
|Question 6 of 25 High birth rates and low death rates will lead to: |
A. moderate population growth. B. no population change. C. rapid population growth. D. population decline.
|Question 7 of 25 Which of the following would you expect to find in a tropical area that has been recently deforested?|
A. Increased biodiversity B. Increased soil nutrients C. Increased landslide frequency D. Increased precipitation
|Question 8 of 25 Which of the following is not one of the three main human population clusters? |
A. Northeastern North America B. Europe C. East Asia D. South Asia
|Question 9 of 25 Type ____ climates are the typically the most moderate climate type.|
A. A B. B C. C D. D
|Question 10 of 25 Studying the characteristics of a particular region is best described as part of which of the following four historical traditions of geography?|
A. human landscape interactions B. Spatial analysis C. Earth science D. area studies
|Question 11 of 25 The term “Lingua Franca” is best understood to mean _____. |
A. a language suppressed by many governments. B. a common second language used for business purposes. C. a lost language that only exists as a remnant in current languages. D. a family of languages that share a common background.
|Question 12 of 25 What climate type is often created by the rain shadow effect?|
A. A climates B. B climates C. C climates D. D climates.
|Question 13 of 25 The movement of tectonic plates is a major cause of which physical phenomena? |
A. The movement of sediment along beaches. B. Earthquakes and volcanoes. C. Soil erosion. D. The movement of glaciers.
|Question 14 of 25 Lines of latitude ______ in length with increasing distance from the equator. |
A. don’t vary systematically B. remain the same C. decrease D. increase
|Question 15 of 25 Which of the following is true about core-periphery relationships? |
A. They cleanly divided all parts of the world in either core or periphery. B. They require that there is only one core area at a given time. C. They reflect only economic imbalances, not cultural or political ones. D. They operate on a variety of spatial scales.
|Question 16 of 25 Which of the following causes has been identified as having an accelerating impact on contemporary global climate change?|
A. ocean acidification B. growth of the Arctic Ocean icecap C. anthropogenic causes, like greenhouse gas emissions D. variability of precipitation patterns across regions
|Question 17 of 25 The boundaries of time zones ______. |
A. rigidly adhere to lines of longitude B. are based solely on political boundaries C. are based on 20 degree intervals of longitude D. are based on lines of longitude but deviate from these to accommodate political boundaries
|Question 18 of 25 Describing someplace as 3 streets north and 3 streets west of your current location is an example of ______ location. |
A. absolute B. stochastic C. attributional D. relative
|Question 19 of 25 Which emerging field requires an understanding of both physical and human geography?|
A. Political geography B. Economic geography C. Environmental geography D. Medical geography
|Question 20 of 25 Which country is not located within one of the world’s three largest population clusters?|
A. Japan B. the United States C. Pakistan D. France
|Question 21 of 25 _______ regions have the most clearly defined boundaries. |
A. Peripheral B. Formal C. Functional D. Vernacular
|Question 22 of 25 Which of the following is the most geographically widespread major language family of the world? |
A. Indo-European B. Afro-Asiatic C. Sino-Tibetan D. Niger-Congo
|Question 23 of 25 The replacement of sovereign countries by _______ as the outside power exerting influence on the affairs of other countries distinguishes traditional colonialism from modern day neocolonialism.|
A. corporations B. supranational governments C. communes D. non-profit organizations
|Question 24 of 25 Globalization began when _______. |
A. people first began exploring and trading B. World War II ended C. the beginning of the 20th century D. multinational corporations arose
|Question 25 of 25 Which of the following is not true about the realms we will study? |
A. They correspond directly to the traditional seven continents (North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica). B. They vary in size. C. They can be further broken down into regions. D. They are based on both physical and human characteristics.