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  • 1. 
    The set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relationships and heightening interdependence regardless of national boundaries are called ______ processes. 
    • A. 

      Spatial

    • B. 

      Nationalizing

    • C. 

      Ecological

    • D. 

      Globalization


  • 2. 
    The branch of geography that focuses upon natural landforms, climate, soils and vegetation of the Earth is:
    • A. 

      Cultural geography

    • B. 

      Human Geography

    • C. 

      Physical Geography

    • D. 

      Biogeography


  • 3. 
    _________ refers to the infusing of a locality with meaning and emotion
    • A. 

      Regionalization

    • B. 

      Human-Environment Interaction

    • C. 

      Sense of Place

    • D. 

      Location Theory


  • 4. 
    The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network is referred to as 
    • A. 

      Spatial Interaction

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Landscape

    • D. 

      Connectivity


  • 5. 
    Geographer Carl O. Sauer is most closely connected with:
    • A. 

      Geographic Information Systems

    • B. 

      Cultural Landscape

    • C. 

      Regional Geography

    • D. 

      Location Theory


  • 6. 
    The coordinates of absolute location are useful mainly in determining exact:
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Directions

    • C. 

      Distance & Directions

    • D. 

      Elevations


  • 7. 
    The location of a place in relationship to other places or features around it is called: 
    • A. 

      Absolute Location

    • B. 

      Site

    • C. 

      Relative Location

    • D. 

      Index of Placeness


  • 8. 
    The mental map you have of places you routinely visit is a map of your:
    • A. 

      Neighborhood

    • B. 

      Inner World

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Activity Spaces


  • 9. 
    A good example of a formal region would be a:
    • A. 

      Region surrounding a manufacturing complex

    • B. 

      City and its surrounding region

    • C. 

      Region of similar language

    • D. 

      Region showing the migration to a central location


  • 10. 
    The spread of ideas, cultural traits, knowledge and skills from their place of origin to other areas where they are adopted is called: 
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Adjustment

    • C. 

      Spreading

    • D. 

      Cultural Invasion


  • 11. 
    The diffusion of the idea of the hamburger to India but with a vegetable patty instead of the religiously prohibited beef is an example of:
    • A. 

      Resourcefulness

    • B. 

      Hierarchical Diffusion

    • C. 

      Stimulus Diffusion

    • D. 

      Contagious Diffusion


  • 12. 
    The diffusion of Birkenstock shoes or of new styles of music tend to be an example of:
    • A. 

      Independent Adoption

    • B. 

      Contagious Diffusion

    • C. 

      Hierarchical Diffusion

    • D. 

      Stimulus Invention


  • 13. 
    The notion that cultural factors are the product of environmental conditions (e.g the ancient Greek idea that Europeans were fierce and brutish because of the cold climate). is an example of: 
    • A. 

      Environmental Prejudice

    • B. 

      Modern Environmental Psychology

    • C. 

      Environmental Determinism

    • D. 

      Environmental Possibilism


  • 14. 
    Human geographers focus ______.
    • A. 

      On how people map places

    • B. 

      On how we organize space a society

    • C. 

      On how we interact with each other in places across space

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 15. 
    The importance of the spatial approach that geographers use in their studies is that it shows:
    • A. 

      The arrangement and organization of things on the surface to the Earth

    • B. 

      The history of an area

    • C. 

      Human activity only

    • D. 

      The political impact of boundaries


  • 16. 
    Hagerstrand emphasized that culture hearths should be viewed in the context of _____ as well as space. 
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Innovations

    • D. 

      Population


  • 17. 
    The states with the highest percentage of African-Americans can be found in:
    • A. 

      The Northeast

    • B. 

      The Midwest

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      The Southeast


  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not one of the five ways that cartographers manipulate the impression one gets from a map:
    • A. 

      Projection

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Connectivity

    • D. 

      Simplification


  • 19. 
    Level of aggregation refers to:
    • A. 

      The ratio of map distance to real world distance

    • B. 

      The size of spatial unit of analysis

    • C. 

      The number of data categories portrayed in a choropleth map

    • D. 

      Whether data is presented in absolute numbers or in percentages


  • 20. 
    On an isoline map, lines close to each other indicate:
    • A. 

      That there was not enough room to spread them out like they should have been

    • B. 

      A high concentration of whatever variable is being mapped

    • C. 

      A rapid change in the variable

    • D. 

      A gradual change in the variable


  • 21. 
    What were the major destinations for African-Americans migration out of the rural south between 1920 and 1970?
    • A. 

      Farms of the Midwest

    • B. 

      Mining Areas of the West

    • C. 

      Cities of the South

    • D. 

      Cities of the North


  • 22. 
    Which of the following maps would show the largest area?
    • A. 

      1:20,000

    • B. 

      1:2

    • C. 

      1:200

    • D. 

      1:2,000


  • 23. 
    By the time that the last great cholera pandemic began in 1865, people knew to take precautions against _____ and ended the great waves of cholera.
    • A. 

      Traveling in groups

    • B. 

      Contaminated Water

    • C. 

      Eating canned food

    • D. 

      Improper disposal of garbage


  • 24. 
    The greater the distance from the hearth the less likely an innovation will be adopted. This is referred to as: 
    • A. 

      Inverse innovation rule

    • B. 

      Adoption avoidance

    • C. 

      Distance decay

    • D. 

      Cultural repulsion


  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not one of the reasons why some innovations diffuse hierarchically?  
    • A. 

      Because of the greater variety of people who live in big cities

    • B. 

      Because of the movement of people between large cities

    • C. 

      Because of the types of businesses that tend to locate in big cities

    • D. 

      Because there is more face-to-face interaction in big cities


  • 26. 
    Match the famous geographer to his contribution: 
    • A. Eratosthenes
    • A.
    • B. Ptolemy
    • B.
    • C. George Perkins Marsh
    • C.
    • D. Carl Sauer
    • D.
    • E. W.D. Pattison
    • E.

  • 27. 
    Embedded in the gravity model is that:
    • A. 

      People make more short trips than long trips

    • B. 

      There is more interaction between farther than closer places

    • C. 

      Intervening opportunities decrease with added distance

    • D. 

      Log trips are more frequent than short trips


  • 28. 
    The gravity model predicts:
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Spatial interaction

    • D. 

      Culture region boundaries


  • 29. 
    Who is most likely to make an interstate migration?
    • A. 

      A 20-30 year old who is highly educated

    • B. 

      A middle-aged working-class (blue collar) person

    • C. 

      Highly-educated retiree

    • D. 

      Working-class retiree


  • 30. 
    What is one likely reason that mobility rates in the U.S. are lower than in the past?
    • A. 

      More poor people

    • B. 

      Fewer job opportunities that promote migration

    • C. 

      A more elderly population

    • D. 

      More immigrants


  • 31. 
    Migration streams and counterstreams of Cuban Americans are focused on the state of:
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Massachusetts


  • 32. 
    Frequent hurricanes in the region where one lives could be a _______ for migration.
    • A. 

      Pull factor

    • B. 

      Push factor

    • C. 

      Mobility factor

    • D. 

      Migration selectivity factor


  • 33. 
    Which of the identified types of movement create your activity space? 
    • A. 

      Periodic

    • B. 

      Migratory

    • C. 

      Cyclic

    • D. 

      Emigration


  • 34. 
    A periodic form of movement that involves a system of pastoral farming whereby livestock and their keepers adjust their location to the seasonal availability of pastures is called:
    • A. 

      Nomadic herding

    • B. 

      Transhumance

    • C. 

      Livestock farming

    • D. 

      Ranching


  • 35. 
    Irish migration to North America in the mid 1800-s is an example of:
    • A. 

      Forced migration

    • B. 

      Migration which reflects both forced and voluntary aspects of migration

    • C. 

      Voluntary migration

    • D. 

      Cyclical Migration


  • 36. 
    Which of the following is not one of Ernst Ravenstein's laws of migration?
    • A. 

      Every migration flow generates a return or counter-migration

    • B. 

      Urban residents are less migratory than inhabitants of rural areas

    • C. 

      The majority of migrants move short distances

    • D. 

      The majority of urban migrants are uneducated


  • 37. 
    Major routes of human migration before 1950 include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Eastern United States to western United States

    • B. 

      China to the United States

    • C. 

      Europe to Australia

    • D. 

      China to India


  • 38. 
    A person who has a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion is officially a:
    • A. 

      Patriot

    • B. 

      Refugee

    • C. 

      Displaced person

    • D. 

      Gypsy


  • 39. 
    The intervention of what country in the civil war in Afghanistan caused great numbers of refugees to leave the country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

    • C. 

      The Untied States

    • D. 

      Pakistan


  • 40. 
    The Afghan Taliban (Islamic fundamentalists) movement, spawned in Pakistan, created a counter migration of 2.5 million Afghanis to _____ when they came to power.
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Iran


  • 41. 
    In 1995, the collapse of which of the following European countries produced the largest refugee crisis in Europe since the end of World War ll?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Yugoslavia

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Romania


  • 42. 
    The practice of excluding people with criminal records, health problems, or subversive political beliefs from immigrating is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Selective immigration

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Asylum refusal

    • D. 

      Chain migration


  • 43. 
    Since September 2001, there has been a greater concern about immigration control to
    • A. 

      Illegal immigrations impact on unemployment rates

    • B. 

      The spread of infectious diseases

    • C. 

      Interrupt drug trafficking

    • D. 

      Prevent terrorism


  • 44. 
    When a migrant leaves the home country, he or she is classified as a/an ______ of the home country. 
    • A. 

      Nomad

    • B. 

      Immigrant

    • C. 

      Emigrant

    • D. 

      Guest worker


  • 45. 
    Intervening obstacles are most often found in:
    • A. 

      Emigration

    • B. 

      Forced migration

    • C. 

      Step migration

    • D. 

      Spatial interactions


  • 46. 
    The ______ experienced an outmigration in the last couple decades
    • A. 

      Rust belt

    • B. 

      Sun belt

    • C. 

      Cotton belt

    • D. 

      Rain belt


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