AP Human Geography Industry Trivia Quiz

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How good is your Geography? Test your AP Human Geography industry knowledge with our AP quiz given below. The quiz contains questions mostly from chapter 11 for human industries based on Rubenstein's Geography textbook. Every community has its cultures, and studying human geography gives us a chance to understand people, their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions. Give it a shot and see just how much you remember. Don't forget to be on the lookout for quizzes on the next chapters here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not an industrial region located in Eastern Europe?
    • A. 

      Volga

    • B. 

      Eastern Ukraine

    • C. 

      Silesia

    • D. 

      Rhine-Ruhr

    • E. 

      Central

  • 2. 
    Which of the following site factors are the most important today?
    • A. 

      Labor

    • B. 

      Capital

    • C. 

      Proximity to market

    • D. 

      Availability of natural resources

    • E. 

      Land

  • 3. 
    Why have factories been moving to East Asia instead of staying in tradtional centers of industry?
    • A. 

      East Asia has more natural resources.

    • B. 

      There is cheaper labor in Asian countries.

    • C. 

      Asian workers are typically very skilled.

    • D. 

      Many Asians are willing to work for less pay.

    • E. 

      Both B and D

    • F. 

      Both C and D

  • 4. 
    Steel is a bulk-gaining industry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is a break-of-bulk point?
    • A. 

      The point at which a final product weighs more than its inputs, making it a bulk-graining industry.

    • B. 

      A place where you can transfer goods from one mode of transport to another.

    • C. 

      A situation factor that indicates whether an industry should be closer to the market or to the raw materials.

    • D. 

      The place in the world with the cheapest labor where industries are moving to.

    • E. 

      The manufacturing of goods in a factory.

  • 6. 
    What is the main commodity and industry of the St. Petersburg industrial region?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Wheat and other grains

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Coal

    • E. 

      Ships and naval supplies

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are perishable products? (You may select more than one answer if needed)
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Iron ore

    • D. 

      Newspapers

    • E. 

      Chemicals

  • 8. 
    Within the United States, most textiles jobs have moved from _____________ to _______________.
    • A. 

      The northeast, the southwest

    • B. 

      The northeast, Asia

    • C. 

      New York, Charleston

    • D. 

      The north, the west

    • E. 

      Nowhere. The textile industry has remained centered in one place.

  • 9. 
    What is a problem with just-in-time delivery?
    • A. 

      Often, the products needed don't arrive "just in time," they arrive late.

    • B. 

      Just-in-time delivery is an example of Fordist production.

    • C. 

      If a company runs out of stock, they have no inventory left to stock the store.

    • D. 

      Just-in-time delivery places too much pressure on the factory workers and leads to a poor workplace environment.

    • E. 

      This type of delivery reduces the money wasted by making "extra" products.

  • 10. 
    The textile industry was a cottage industry before the Industrial Revolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not an impact of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      The industrial revolution set social and political changes into motion.

    • B. 

      The industrial revolution created a rise in productivity.

    • C. 

      The industrial revolution increased standards of living.

    • D. 

      The industrial revolution increased pollution.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 12. 
    Why would industries choose to locate in the Middle Atlantic region of the US?
    • A. 

      Cheap labor from immigrants.

    • B. 

      Proximity to major ports and markets such as New York and DC.

    • C. 

      Hydroelectric power from Niagara Falls.

    • D. 

      There are lots of natural resources.

    • E. 

      A and B

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