AP Human Geography -- Semester 1 2010

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AP Human Geography Quizzes & Trivia

A study quiz for AP human geography course. Answer with basic explanations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term for the large-scale emigration of talented people is called....?
  • 2. 
    What movement occurred in Great Britain for the purpose of making Agriculture more efficient?
  • 3. 
    In Western Europe, where have the majority guest workers come from?
  • 4. 
    What is something we might assume from GDP that is wrong?
  • 5. 
    Components of tertiary sector?
    • A. 

      Transportation, Government Jobs, and Producer Services

    • B. 

      Producer Services, Agriculture, and Transportation

    • C. 

      CEOs, Government Jobs, Producer Services

    • D. 

      Government Jobs, Agriculture, and Management

  • 6. 
    The majority of Chinese people are...?
    • A. 

      Commercial Farmers

    • B. 

      Scientists

    • C. 

      Doctors

    • D. 

      Subsistence Farmers

  • 7. 
    Major contributing factor to poor health care in LDCs?
  • 8. 
    What is something Anglo America has plenty of, but Western Europe does not? What did Western Europe do to solve this problem?
    • A. 

      Natural Resources; Traded with LDCs

    • B. 

      Labor; Colonized

    • C. 

      Natural Resources; Colonized

    • D. 

      Labor; Used LDCs

  • 9. 
    Term given that cartographers use to show distances between places on a map?
  • 10. 
    Unique physical characteristics are an example of...
    • A. 

      Site

    • B. 

      Situation

  • 11. 
    Which has all of the same circumference?
    • A. 

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

  • 12. 
    Which term is concerned with the frequency of occurrence of a phenomenon?
  • 13. 
    Place a phenomenon begins?
  • 14. 
    Which type of region is based on our perceptions?(Ex: One person's perception may be that the South tends to be more hospitable than the North, but another may tend to think the opposite.)
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Vernacular

    • C. 

      Functional (Noble)

    • D. 

      Expansion

    • E. 

      Uniform

  • 15. 
    Which region is the circulation area of a newspaper?
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Vernacular

    • C. 

      Functional (Noble)

    • D. 

      Expansion

    • E. 

      Uniform

  • 16. 
    What type of region would the set city limits of Detroit be? 
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Vernacular

    • C. 

      Functional (Noble)

    • D. 

      Expansion

    • E. 

      Uniform

  • 17. 
    Which region do we see the fastest rise and growth of population?
    • A. 

      Western Europe

    • B. 

      Anglo America

    • C. 

      Southern Asia

    • D. 

      Northern Africa

    • E. 

      Eastern Asia

  • 18. 
    What term refers to the average number of children a woman will have between the ages of 14-49?
  • 19. 
    An increase in Crude Birth Rate (CBR) -- will doubling time increase, decrease, or remain the same?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Remain the same

  • 20. 
    DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL:Which stage has the lowest Crude Birth Rate (CBR) ?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 21. 
    DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL:Which stage has the highest Crude Death Rate (CDR) ?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 22. 
    DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL:Which TWO stages have equal CBRs and CDRs?
    • A. 

      1, 4

    • B. 

      3, 5

    • C. 

      2, 3

    • D. 

      1, 5

    • E. 

      2, 4

  • 23. 
    Shape of a Population Pyramid-- what has the greatest impact on it ?
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      CBR

    • C. 

      CDR

    • D. 

      Total Fertility Rate

  • 24. 
    Why was Malthus' prediction wrong?
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