World Regional Geography Test One Prep

62 Questions  I  By Kfitzgerald2196 on October 4, 2009
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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?
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3.  What are the four traditions or ways of studying geography?
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4.  What best defines Human Ecology?
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B.
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5.  Which statement best defines Possibilism
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B.
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6.  Which best defines Environmental Determinism?
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B.
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7.  Which best defines Cultural Landscape?
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B.
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8.  Which describes the area of Man-Land study?
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9.  Which best describes the area of Spacial Tradition study?
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10.  Which best describes the area of Earth Science study?
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11.  Regional Studies
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12.  Who came up with the five climate zones?
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13.  What are the five climate zones?
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14.  Who is the father of geography?
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15.  Who came up with Human Ecology as a perspective?
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16.  Who came up with Possibilism as a perspective?
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17.  Who came up with Cultural Landscape as a perspective?
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18.  Who came up with the Four Traditions of geography?
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19.  What study focuses on the half of World Regional Geography that covers the cultural and philosophic topics?
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20.  What are the three kinds of Regions?
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21.  Which kind of region is defined by a commercial center?
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22.  Which kind of region is defined by a very strict pattern, and can be defined by a political group?
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23.  Which region is defined by the common language, dialect, accent, and cultural features.
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24.  What scale (from 0-1) is used to rate the economic and social development of a region.
25.  Japan is a ___________ region.
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B.
26.  Eastern Europe and Russia is a ____________ region?
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B.
27.  Western Europe is a ____________ region?
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28.  South Pacific is a _________ region?
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B.
29.  Latin America is a ______________ region?
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30.  South Africa is a __________ region.
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31.  East Asia is a ________________ region.
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B.
32.  Sub Saharan is a _____________ region.
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33.  South Asia is a _____________ region.
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34.  Anglo American is a ___________ region.
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35.  The Middle East is a ____________ region.
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B.
36.  South East Asia is a __________ region.
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B.
37.  Considering the HDI scale what number would indicate a relatively developed country?
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38.  A nation is described as a _________ group that want to control space.
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B.
39.  A state is defined as a __________ group that want to control space.
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40.  Ethnicity is defined by:
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41.  Race is defined by:
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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?
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49.  What is found at 23.5 degrees south?
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50.  What is found at 66.5 degrees north?
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51.  What is found at 66.5 degrees south?
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52.  What is it called when both hemispheres are getting the same amount of radiation from the sun?
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53.  What is it called when a particular hemisphere is getting the most sun?
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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.
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56.  Aphelion is when the earth is _______________ from the sun.
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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?
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61.  What kind of map has the scale written out clearly?
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62.  What kind of map has the scale written as number of inches : Number of Feet?
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