AP Human Geo Unit 3

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AP Human Geography Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to AP Human Geo Unit 3, where today we’ll be taking a look at the broad topic of Human Geography from an advanced placement standpoint. Do you know enough about the topic to achieve full marks? Take the quiz and find out right now! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Government is controlled by the religionThe religion determines some of the governments determinations Ed: Islam controls some governments in the Middle East
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    A pilgrimage every healthy Muslim who has adequate financial resources is expected to undertake to Makka (Mecca)They emphasize oyalty to Islam and equality of people in the eyes of AllahEx:Middle East and Northern Africa celebrate it
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    A language of international communication A language that many people use to communicate around the worldEx:Swahili in East Africa is used for people to communicate with each other around the country
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    The arrangement of human activities on the landscape at several scalesplace or space people infuse with religious meaningEx:Jerusalem and Christianity; Judaism and Western Wall; Islam and Mecca
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    A religion with a relatively concentrated spacial distribution whose principles are like to be based on the physical characteristics of the particulat location in which its adherents are concentrationAppeals primarily to one group ling in one place Islam is a religion used mostly in the Western Hemishpere
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    A collection of languages reated throug a common ancestral language that existed long before recorded historyA main language can be broken off to make other language branchesEx:English is part of the Indo-European language family
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    A homogenous country that is seperated from another countryAn area or region culturally similar to but separated from a main territoryEx: Alaska is separated from the US and shares boundaries with Canada 
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    The language used by the government for laws, reports, and pubic objectsCountries designate in at least one languageEx: English is designated as the official language in some British countries
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    Laws are determined by religionReligion effects the governmentEx:In Jewish areas
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    No relgionSomeone who doesn't have a religionEX: Atheist
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    Process of adopting only certain customs what will be to their advantageDescribing the results of contact between two or more different culturesEx:Getting modernized while keeping generationa cultures
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    A language that results from mixing a colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominatedTwo languages are mixed to make a new languageEx:French creole in Haiti;
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    The external boundaryAs the population grows, the borders start to expandEx: Mormons in Utah
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    A regional variation of a language distinquished by distinctive vocabulary, spelling, or pronounciationDifferent groups of people have different ways of using the wordEx:One dialect of English is a form of British speaking
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    Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms or earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious lifeAnimism is a traditional ethnic religionEx:African and Native Americans believe in different gods
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    Process of less dominant cultures losing their culture to a more dominant cutureA country with less power coud be taken over by a dominant countryEx:The Jews were taken over by Hitler
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    The geographica boundary of a certain linguistic featureA line on a map between linguistically varied areasex:Imaginary line to where the pronouciation of a vowel changes
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    A simplified form of another lingua france language Learning a few grammar rules and words of a lingua franca, while mixing in their own languageEx: European Union teaching English as a second language
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    Universalizing religion Religions that are used around the worldEx: Christianity
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