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Human Geography: Services (chapter 12)

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Do you know your services? Based off of Rubenstein's AP Human Geography textbook, chapter 12.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a consumer service?
    • A. 

      Retail

    • B. 

      Leisure/Hospitality

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Producer

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 2. 
    Why would services move out of CBDs?
    • A. 

      Land is cheaper in suburban areas.

    • B. 

      More people are moving into CBDs, so there is less space for services.

    • C. 

      CBDs are becoming tourists attractions instead of the centers of economy that they once were.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Cities were more egalitarian (equal between genders, races etc) than villages.

    • B. 

      Farming became more efficient, so non-farmers could become craftsmen.

    • C. 

      Cities were involved in long-distance trade.

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    If you were grouped into the quinary sector of the economy, you would most likely be a...
    • A. 

      Teacher

    • B. 

      Scientist

    • C. 

      Buisnessman

    • D. 

      Farmer

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is an example of a high-order service?
    • A. 

      Theater

    • B. 

      Bank

    • C. 

      Convenience store

    • D. 

      Public school

    • E. 

      Doctor's office

  • 6. 
    What is a settlement?
    • A. 

      The name for the first cities and urban centers, such as Athens.

    • B. 

      Walter Christaller's term for markets in his Central Place Theory.

    • C. 

      A colonial outpost of another country.

    • D. 

      A collection of high-order services.

    • E. 

      A permanent collection of buildings where people work and obtain services.

  • 7. 
    Which country is the leading provider of services?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      France

  • 8. 
    Which job can be counted BOTH in public services and consumer services?
    • A. 

      Tour guides for national parks

    • B. 

      Government employees

    • C. 

      Teachers and educators

    • D. 

      Journalists

    • E. 

      Accounting

  • 9. 
    Which of Walter Christallers assumptions about the central place theory are correct?
    • A. 

      Towns of a similar size are equidistant.

    • B. 

      Resources are evenly distributed.

    • C. 

      People generally use the same services each time.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    How did the enclosure movement in Britain affect dispersed settlements?
    • A. 

      It did not affect the British at all.

    • B. 

      The enclosure movement limited the use of clustered settlements and increased dispersed.

    • C. 

      The British Parliament gave more money to larger cities, so people abandoned dispersed settlements and moved into clustered settlements for more funding.

    • D. 

      The enclosure movement forced farmers to combine their fields, leading to a decline in dispersed settlements and an increased in clustered.

    • E. 

      The movement forced farmers to block off their land with fences, so many farmers decided to move together in clustered settlements to spare the expense.