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AP Geography – Chapter 13

annexation legally adding land area to a city in the United States census a complete enumeration of a population census tract ab area delineated by the U.S. Bureau of the Census for which statistics are published; in urban areas, census tracts correspond roughly to neighborhoods central business district the area of a city where retail […]

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Geography 1-4

T/F: The Earth’s circumference is close to 40,000 kilometers. true The perihelion is during the month of ________. January In angular measurement, a minute contains ________ seconds. 60 T/F: Our solar system is known as the Milky Way. false The shape of Earth’s orbit around the ______ is an ellipse. Sun The ________ is a […]

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Population Geography Essay Questions

Critical Thinking-Migration has been a part of our history since the beginning of time and it’s in our nature. In your opinion will migration increase or decrease in future years? Provide examples and explain why. I believe that migration will increase in future years. -Examples 1. People will increasingly leave one place and go to […]

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Geography Semester 1 Notes

Inca rulers paid their laborers in clothing and food. True \”Quechua\” refers to the people, the religion, and the language of the native people of South America. True The higher social classes loved Eva Peron as much as the lower social classes. False. Evita was not as revered by upper social classes as she was […]

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Geography 2.05

What is Desertification? The degradation of dry lands How can Desertification be caused? It can be caused by climate change or destructive land use What percentage of the worlds lumber harvest goes to paper production? 25% Involves the permanent destruction of indigenous forests and woodlands? Deforestation What is non~forest land used for ? Non~forest land […]

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Chapter 3: History and Geography: The Foundations of Culture

question Confucian Philosophy answer Taught throughout japans history emphasizes the basic virtue of loyalty of “of friend to friend, of wife to husband, of child to parent, of brother to brother, but, above all, of subject to lord” that is, to country. question Manifest Destiny answer Accepted as the basis for US foreign policy during […]

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World Geography A

question Which of the following best describes a gulf? answer A large body of water that is partially surrounded by land. question A town at a higher elevation will experience a (n)_____________ climate. answer colder question This type of economy is more primitive and is based on commonly held beliefs and culture. answer Traditional Economy […]

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Geography 101 Test #1

question earth’s shape answer Oblait Ellipsoid question Great circles answer largest circle that can be produced by bisecting a sphere (the equator) question Small Circles answer A circle on the globe’s surface that does not bisect the center of the Earth. Parallels of latitude are examples of small circles. question meridians answer great circles. lines […]

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Freshmen: Geography Chapters 12 and 13

question The source of Europe’s most important river systems, including those of Southern Europe is answer the Alps. question The major mountain chains of Southern Europe include the answer Alps, Pyrenees, and Apennines. question Southern Europe is a popular destination for tourists because of its ________ summer climate. answer warm, dry question Why does most […]

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Geography Test 4 Notes

question Centrifugal Forces answer Tears the nation state apart question Centripetal Forces answer Forces that keep the nation state unified question Microstate answer Less than 1,000 square miles Ex. Luxumbourg question Supernationalism answer where a nation gives up some of its sovereignty in order to gain aspects needed for the state above the nation. Ex. […]

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Geography 4th Six Weeks

question Dike answer an earthen bank used to direct or prevent the passage of water; venice and the netherlands use canals as dikes question Polder answer Land that is reclaimed from the sea or other body of water by diking and drainage. the land made from a dike; the Netherland’s farmland is a polder question […]

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geography test 4

question Europe is composed of how many countries answer 40 question eastern boundary placed between where in Europe answer Russia and its six European neighbors to the West question locate 3 climate types in Europe: CFB, CSA, DFB answer question what are the four physical landscape regions of Europe? answer central uplands alpine mntns western […]

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Geography Quizzes 1-3

question The most common type of relocation diffusion is a. globalization b. migration c. complimentarity d. spatial interaction e. spatial variation answer migration question Reactions against environmental determinism in the early 20th century gave rise to ________, the view that people use their creativity to decide how to respond to the conditions or constraints of […]

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Toby Applegate – Geography 220 Midterm 1

question Why do Alderman and Inkwood link geography with civil rights? answer They want to raise awareness about human rights, as human rights are taught differently in different parts of the globe. question Which map projection is used for marine navigation? answer Mercator question The Mollweide projection is most often used for which type of […]

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Geography Exam 2

question Which is not one of the four subregions of Europe? answer Microstates question Physically, Europe is best characterized as being a large : answer Peninsula question Which is not one of the largest European nations in terms of population? answer Poland question The traditional physical dividing line between Europe and Asia lies mainly in […]

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Final World Geography

question List and describe each of the Five Themes of Geography. Ch. 1 Intro answer 1-Location-Absolute vs. Relative 2-Place- Defined by the things in it.(Ex. School) 3-Human Environment Interaction- How people adapt and change the environment. 4-Movement- Way people, product, and info move. 5-Region- Similar characteristics. question What is a region? What are the three […]

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word geography chapter 12 -14

question Northern Peninsula answer A) The Scandinavian peninsula includes Norway and Sweden B) Ice Age glaciers remove topsoil; leave thin, rocky soil. C) Glaciers create fjords in Norway. D) Jutland peninsula forms large port of Denmark, small part of Germany. E) bounded by Norwegian, North, and Baltic seas. question Fjords answer A)Steep u-shaped valleys connected […]

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Geography (H) A-Level – Endogenous and Exogenous Factors

question What are endogenous factors answer The local, internal characteristics which create a place’s identity question Characteristic: Location answer Site or situation question Characteristic: Topography answer Height of the land, relief (hills/mountains/etc) question Characteristic: Physical Geography answer Drainage, floodplain, soil type, valley question Characteristic: Land Use answer Settlement, industrial, commercial, agriculture question Characteristic: Built Environment […]

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World Geography Exam 1 Chapters 1-3

question The pampas region of Argentina would be an example of which of the following biomes? answer grassland biome question An example of a nongovernmental organization (NGO) is: answer Greenpeace. question The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement designed to address the issue of: answer the emission of greenhouse gases. question Transform faults are typically […]

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World Geography A & B

question latitude answer Circles the earth parallel to the Equator and measures the distance north or south of the Equator in degrees. Also called parallels. question grid system answer Lines on globes and maps that cross one another, forming a pattern. Helps you find locations on a map. question longitude answer Circle the earth from […]

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Geography Test Ch. 5-8

question A natural resource is defined by three elements: answer cultural values, technology and economic system. question Renewable energy sources include all of the following EXCEPT ________ power answer nuclear question Which of the following is important in stabilizing resource prices and limiting problems caused by resource scarcity? answer substitutability question A group of countries […]

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