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1.  In Rostow's stages of development model, economic maturity is characterized by
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2.  Core-periphery patterns exist within countries as well as among them. In the U.S., economic peripheries include
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3.  The demographic transition model posits that
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4.  In the gravity model of spatial interaction, population and distance
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5.  In an adress to the 1994 United Nations International Conference on Population and Development, India argued that, although population growth has placed pressure on the world's natural resources, ______ by industrialized nations has also had extreme consequences for environmental quality.
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6.  Since 1960, the difference between per capita Gross National Products of the world's wealthiest countries and the world's poorest countries has
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7.  _____ maps work well for locating and navigating between places, while ____ maps display one or more variables across a specific space.
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8.  The religious practices of some Native American groups combine elements both from their traditional religion and from Christianity. This is an example of
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9.  In the world systems model, the dore nations of the world are
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10.  All choropleth maps use
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11.  During the 19802 and 1990s, Santa Monica, California, became significantly wealthier and more expensive. This process is referred to as
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12.  Which of the following does not qualify as a Protestant denomination?
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13.  The disproportionate siting of power plants and waste disposal facilities in African- American and Latino neighborhoods- independent of other economic and historical factors- is an example of
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14.  In 1995 plebiscite, the Canadian province of Quebec sought which of the following?
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15.  By 2020, most of the world's biggest cities will be located in
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16.  Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial and Mall, with their dramatic neoclassical architechture and symbolic references to democracy and populism, are associated with
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17.  Rap music first appeared in New York in the 1970s. Later, it spread to large cities with vibrant African-American populations- such as Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, and Detroit- without being absorbed by the smaller cities and rural areas in between. This type of spatial diffusion is called
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18.  Geographic information systems use _____ to display multiple spatial data sets.
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19.  The idea that our impressions and experiences of the world around us are filtered through the lens of our culture and our individual experiences, which critiques the sort of scientific, universalist grad theories offered by modernists is called
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20.  Which of the following qualifies as a primate city?
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21.  Which of the following projections places the Norht or South Pole at the center of the view?
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23.  Which city's dense urban core became the "birthplace of the skyscraper"?
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24.  Cartography is the art and science of
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25.  Which of the following regions experienced rapid industrial growth during the early 20th century, followed by a severe decline and difficult period of economic readjustment?
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26.  According to public opinion polld, more than 80% of American consider themselves "environmentalists." Which of the following could you logically conclude from this information?
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27.  The word "geography" literally means
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29.  Advanced economic countries, like the U.S., may produce more pollution than less economically advanced countries because
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30.  The _______ will increase over the next decade, as baby boomers reach old age and are no longer able to work and provide for themselves.
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31.  Hearth regions of early agriculture included present day
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32.  _____________ involves the economic and political domination of one state by another, while _____________ includes official, institutionalized government rule.
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33.  According to Thomas Malthus, ____ grows arithmetically, but _____ grows geometrically.
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34.  The demographic accounting equation computes future population as a function of current population:
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35.  Hearths of early Eurasian agriculture were generally located
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36.  Which of the following is NOT correct regarding the great metropolises of the developing world?
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37.  Break-of-bulk points are
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38.  Von Thunen's model of rural land use is based on which of the following premises?
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39.  In which of the following countries would you expect to find the highest rate of population growth?
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40.  Approximately how long did it take for Eurasian hunter-gatherers to reach the tip of South America after their initial arrival in Alaska?
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42.  The Pleistocene overkill theory argues that
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43.  Cartographic scale refers to
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44.  Which of the following is an example of an edge city?
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45.  The National Geographic Society uses the Robinson projection for many of its maps because
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47.  The term ___describes a group of people with a common ethnic identity that is spread out over a large geographic area.
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49.  ____ is strategically located on the border between two continents, and at the intersection of many cultures and religions.
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50.  The study of the interaction between human cultures and natural ecosystems is called
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51.  The theory that explains the regional organization of urban areas, based on their functions and the goods and services they offer is called
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52.  States with federal forms of governemnt must also have
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53.  Longitude is
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54.  Geographical research that applies to one place or region is
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55.  In distance decay models, the slope of the decay function illustrates
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56.  The process by which one ethnic group becomes integrated into a larger culture is called
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57.  The city of San Francisci is known for which of the following?
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58.  The Kurds are an example of an ethnic group that
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59.  Agricultural techniques developed in the temperate latitudes are frequently inappropriate for wet tropical climates because rainforest soils tend to be
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60.  Which of the following religions originated in northern India and then spread across central and southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Japan?
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61.  The greatest concentration of linguistic diversity on Earth is in
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62.  The aggregate measure of economic development that accounts for the depreciation of capital and natural resources is called the
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63.  When the crude birth rate is higher than the crude death rate, the difference between the two is called the
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64.  Primate cities are those that
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66.  Which of the following factors is most responsible for the dramatic demographic collapse of Native Americans during the colonial period?
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69.  New York City is divided into five ____, in order to better organize social services for millions of people.
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70.  The geographic differentiation between the colonizing countries of Europe, North America, and eastern Asia and the colonized states of Africa and South America has been called
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71.  Which of the following is FALSE regarding slash-and-brun agriculture?
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