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1.  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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2.  How does the amount of generalization typically change when map scale decreases(i.e., changes from a larger scale to a smaller scale map)?
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3.  All of the following are true statements about the English language EXCEPT
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4.  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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5.  All of the following were part of the Green Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s EXCEPT
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6.  Increased air pollution, inner city decay, homogenization of landscapes, and loss of productive farmland are all caused by
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7.  According to the demographic transition model, a country at the end of demographic transition usually has which of the following?
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8.  These makeshift neighborhoods, constructed of scrap materials, are found in all of the world's largest peripheral cities.
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9.  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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10.  Which language family has the most speakers across the globe?
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12.  Which of the following contributes MOST to both current and projected population growth?
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13.  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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14.  Primate cities are those that
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15.  Which is a good example of a functional region?
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17.  If only biotic potential is operating (no checks on population growth), a standard graph of population growth would look like
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18.  Which is true about agriculture as a cultural innovation?
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19.  The number of live births each woman has in her lifetime, on average, is the
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20.  A thematic map that shows quanities of some variable by shrinking or expanding the sizes of regions is called
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21.  Activities such as janitorial services, grocery stores, and delivery services can all be described as
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22.  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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23.  Which of the following best describes "exurbia?"
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24.  On a Mercator projection map, where will you find the landmasses most exaggerated in relative size?
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25.  Given a topographic contour (isoline) map, which pattern of contour lines would show the sleepest slope?
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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.  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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29.  The Demographic Accounting Equation takes all of the following factors into account when calculating a country's population except
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32.  Which is true about the conditions of women in MDCs compared to those in LDCs?
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34.  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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37.  Where do people move when they participate in gentrification?
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38.  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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39.  Why does Central Place Theory (CPT) predict hexagonal market areas?
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40.  Which of the following statements best describes deindustrialization?
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43.  A ____ is a group of people with a common cultural identity, and a ____ is a country with recognized borders.
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47.  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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