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1.  When two groups of people who speak different languages interact (to make trade, for example), they often make up a simplified language combination to communicate with each other. This is called a(n)
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2.  To map the surface of the Earth, geographers use different projections because
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3.  Where do people move when they participate in gentrification?
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4.  All of the following characterize the Green Revolution EXCEPT
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5.  Which is a good example of a functional region?
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6.  The Demographic Accounting Equation takes all of the following factors into account when calculating a country's population except
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7.  Which of the following statements best describes deindustrialization?
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8.  According to von Thunen's model, which of the following products is most likely to be farmed farthest away from the market?
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9.  Which is true about agriculture as a cultural innovation?
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10.  The _________________ in the U.S. will greatly increase over the next couple of decades as baby boomers reach old age and are no longer able to provide for themselves,
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11.  According to the demographic transition model, a country at the end of demographic transition usually has which of the following?
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13.  Which of the following is the best example of what geographers mean when they say that cities exist as a part of urabn hierarchy?
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14.  Cindy's store on main street sells paintings primarily to tourists visiting Hilton Head, South Carolina from other cities. This is part of the
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15.  Country A is in stage 1 of demographic transition, while country B is in stage 2. Net migration is equal in both countries. Which of the following is true about the population growth of these two countries?
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16.  The number of live births each woman has in her lifetime, on average, is the
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17.  All of the following are true statements about the English language EXCEPT
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18.  Primate cities are those that
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19.  Activities such as janitorial services, grocery stores, and delivery services can all be described as
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21.  Which of the following contributes MOST to both current and projected population growth?
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23.  Mexico's maquiladoras are examples of
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24.  Increased air pollution, inner city decay, homogenization of landscapes, and loss of productive farmland are all caused by
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25.  Which is true about the conditions of women in MDCs compared to those in LDCs?
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26.  According to Von Thunen's model, why is wheat farmed further from the market than dairy is?
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27.  If only biotic potential is operating (no checks on population growth), a standard graph of population growth would look like
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28.  The religious practices of many cultural groups combine elements of Christianity with the traditional religions of their ancestors. This is an example of a(n)
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29.  Which of the following is an example of a nation without a state?
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30.  Chile is an example of a(n)
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32.  Domingo owns a piece of land in the southwest U.S. that he irrigated heavily in order to grow tomatoes. Domingo's land is now infertile. What process most likely caused Domingo's soil to become unproductive?
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33.  Which of the following best describes "exurbia?"
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34.  Which of the following languages is the dominant language (other than English) spoken by people over the age of five in their homes in the U.S.?
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37.  On a Mercator projection map, where will you find the landmasses most exaggerated in relative size?
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38.  According to the Material Index Model, if you are a tire producer and the weight of the rubber required to make your tires is MORE near the trees where it is harvested than the rubber that's processed as a tire product, you will locate your tire factory
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39.  A thematic map that shows quanities of some variable by shrinking or expanding the sizes of regions is called
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40.  Why does Central Place Theory (CPT) predict hexagonal market areas?
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41.  All of the following were part of the Green Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s EXCEPT
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45.  Which is a good example of planned agriculture?
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46.  Given a topographic contour (isoline) map, which pattern of contour lines would show the sleepest slope?
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47.  These makeshift neighborhoods, constructed of scrap materials, are found in all of the world's largest peripheral cities.
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