World Regional Geography Test One Prep

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  • 1. 
    A simple definition of geography can be boiled down to two questions. What are they?

  • 2. 
    What are the four philosophies or perspectives of geography?
    • A. 

      Human Ecology, Man-Land, Environmental Determinism, and Cultural Landscape.

    • B. 

      Cultural Landscape, Environmental Determinism, Possiblism, and Human Ecology.

    • C. 

      Environmental Determinism, Possibilism, Spacial Tradition, Regional Studies, and Human Ecology

    • D. 

      Man-Land, Cultural Landscape, Earth Science, Spacial Tradition, and Human Ecology.


  • 3. 
    What are the four traditions or ways of studying geography?
    • A. 

      Man-Land, Earth Science, Spacial Tradition, and Regional Studies.

    • B. 

      Man-Land, Environmental Determinism, Regional Studies, and Earth Science.

    • C. 

      Regional Studies, Cultural Landscape, Human Ecology, and Spacial Tradition.

    • D. 

      Regional Studies, Human Ecology, Environmental Determinism, and Possibilism.


  • 4. 
    What best defines Human Ecology?
    • A. 

      Man has a negative effect on nature.

    • B. 

      How the environment influences how humans look and live.

    • C. 

      Because of intellect, humans can learn and progress.

    • D. 

      The environment sets limits on humans, but we learn to adapt to them.


  • 5. 
    Which statement best defines Possibilism
    • A. 

      Man has a negative effect on nature.

    • B. 

      How the environment influences how humans look and live.

    • C. 

      Because of intellect, humans can learn and progress.

    • D. 

      The environment sets limits on humans, but we learn to adapt to them.


  • 6. 
    Which best defines Environmental Determinism?
    • A. 

      Man has a negative effect on nature.

    • B. 

      How the environment influences how humans look and live.

    • C. 

      Because of intellect, humans can learn and progress.

    • D. 

      The environment sets limits on humans, but we learn to adapt to them.


  • 7. 
    Which best defines Cultural Landscape?
    • A. 

      Man has a negative effect on nature.

    • B. 

      How the environment influences how humans look and live.

    • C. 

      Because of intellect, humans can learn and progress.

    • D. 

      The environment sets limits on humans, but we learn to adapt to them.


  • 8. 
    Which describes the area of Man-Land study?
    • A. 

      Physical geography such as geology or weather.

    • B. 

      How man reacts with nature.

    • C. 

      Cultural characteristics.

    • D. 

      Population placement and concentration.


  • 9. 
    Which best describes the area of Spacial Tradition study?
    • A. 

      Physical geography such as geology or weather.

    • B. 

      How man reacts with nature.

    • C. 

      Cultural characteristics.

    • D. 

      Population placement and concentration.


  • 10. 
    Which best describes the area of Earth Science study?
    • A. 

      Physical geography such as geology or weather.

    • B. 

      How man reacts with nature.

    • C. 

      Cultural characteristics.

    • D. 

      Population placement and concentration.


  • 11. 
    Regional Studies
    • A. 

      Physical geography such as geology or weather.

    • B. 

      How man reacts with nature.

    • C. 

      Cultural characteristics.

    • D. 

      Population placement and concentration.


  • 12. 
    Who came up with the five climate zones?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Eratosthenes

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Arepostle


  • 13. 
    What are the five climate zones?
    • A. 

      2 Torrid, 2 Temperate, 1 Frigid

    • B. 

      2 Torrid, 1 Temperate, and 2 Frigid

    • C. 

      1 Torrid, 2 Temperate, and 2 Frigid


  • 14. 
    Who is the father of geography?
    • A. 

      Eratosthenes

    • B. 

      Ptolemy

    • C. 

      William Patison

    • D. 

      Strabo


  • 15. 
    Who came up with Human Ecology as a perspective?
    • A. 

      Carl Sauer

    • B. 

      William Patison

    • C. 

      Harlan Barrows

    • D. 

      Fredrich Ratzell


  • 16. 
    Who came up with Possibilism as a perspective?
    • A. 

      Carl Sauer

    • B. 

      Harlan Barrows

    • C. 

      William Patison

    • D. 

      Paul Vidal de la Blanche


  • 17. 
    Who came up with Cultural Landscape as a perspective?
    • A. 

      Harlan Barrows

    • B. 

      Paul Vidal de la Blanche

    • C. 

      Carl Sauer

    • D. 

      William Patison


  • 18. 
    Who came up with the Four Traditions of geography?
    • A. 

      William Patison

    • B. 

      Paul Vidal de la Blanche

    • C. 

      Carl Sauer

    • D. 

      Harlan Barrows


  • 19. 
    What study focuses on the half of World Regional Geography that covers the cultural and philosophic topics?
    • A. 

      Thematic

    • B. 

      Cultural

    • C. 

      Spacial


  • 20. 
    What are the three kinds of Regions?
    • A. 

      Torrid, Temperate, Frigid.

    • B. 

      Uniform, Torrid, Frigid.

    • C. 

      Formal, Functional, Vernacular.


  • 21. 
    Which kind of region is defined by a commercial center?
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Vernacular


  • 22. 
    Which kind of region is defined by a very strict pattern, and can be defined by a political group?
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Vernacular


  • 23. 
    Which region is defined by the common language, dialect, accent, and cultural features.
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Vernacular


  • 24. 
    What scale (from 0-1) is used to rate the economic and social development of a region.

  • 25. 
    Japan is a ___________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 26. 
    Eastern Europe and Russia is a ____________ region?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 27. 
    Western Europe is a ____________ region?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 28. 
    South Pacific is a _________ region?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 29. 
    Latin America is a ______________ region?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 30. 
    South Africa is a __________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 31. 
    East Asia is a ________________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 32. 
    Sub Saharan is a _____________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 33. 
    South Asia is a _____________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 34. 
    Anglo American is a ___________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 35. 
    The Middle East is a ____________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 36. 
    South East Asia is a __________ region.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Relatively Developed


  • 37. 
    Considering the HDI scale what number would indicate a relatively developed country?
    • A. 

      .50

    • B. 

      .70

    • C. 

      .80

    • D. 

      .90


  • 38. 
    A nation is described as a _________ group that want to control space.
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Ethnic


  • 39. 
    A state is defined as a __________ group that want to control space.
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Ethnic


  • 40. 
    Ethnicity is defined by:
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Culture


  • 41. 
    Race is defined by:
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Culture


  • 42. 
    One degree latitude is equal to how many miles?

  • 43. 
    One degree is equal to how many minutes?

  • 44. 
    One minute is equal to how many miles?

  • 45. 
    How many feet are in a mile?

  • 46. 
    How many degrees are there latitude?

  • 47. 
    How many degrees are there longitude?

  • 48. 
    What is found at 23.5 degrees north?
    • A. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • B. 

      Tropic of Capricorn


  • 49. 
    What is found at 23.5 degrees south?
    • A. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • B. 

      Tropic of Capricorn


  • 50. 
    What is found at 66.5 degrees north?
    • A. 

      The Arctic Circle

    • B. 

      The Antarctic Circle


  • 51. 
    What is found at 66.5 degrees south?
    • A. 

      The Arctic Circle

    • B. 

      The Antarctic Circle


  • 52. 
    What is it called when both hemispheres are getting the same amount of radiation from the sun?
    • A. 

      Solstice

    • B. 

      Equinox


  • 53. 
    What is it called when a particular hemisphere is getting the most sun?
    • A. 

      Equinox

    • B. 

      Solstice


  • 54. 
    Summer and Winter Solstice, Spring and Fall equinox are all on what day of the month?

  • 55. 
    Perihelion is when the earth is _________ from the sun.
    • A. 

      Closest

    • B. 

      Farthest


  • 56. 
    Aphelion is when the earth is _______________ from the sun.
    • A. 

      Closest

    • B. 

      Farthest


  • 57. 
    What is the formula for determining solar declination? LI= Location of Interest AP= Analemma Point. SD= Solar Declination.

  • 58. 
    How many degrees are in a time zone?

  • 59. 
    How many time zones are there?

  • 60. 
    What kind of map is measured using a line?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Verbal

    • C. 

      Ratio


  • 61. 
    What kind of map has the scale written out clearly?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Verbal

    • C. 

      Ratio


  • 62. 
    What kind of map has the scale written as number of inches : Number of Feet?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Verbal

    • C. 

      Ratio


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