Ch. 8 Cultural Geography

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Ch. 8 Cultural Geography

Some questions may require you to look at a graph or map. These are located in the Global/Mr. Pickney Geography folder by chapter number. Each of these have the appropriate national standard for geography for that question listed at the bottom


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Based on the map, which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Terrorist attacks occurred in both 1994 and 1997.

    • B. 

      The 1983 terrorist attack occurred against the American embassy in Lebanon

    • C. 

      The 2000 terrorist attack against the USS Cole took place in Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Three terrorist attacks have taken place in the United States

  • 2. 
    In which region have most of the attacks taken place?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      The United States and Canada

    • C. 

      Southwest Asia

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 3. 
    In what year did the first terrorist attack against Americans occur?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1993

  • 4. 
    During which decade have the most terrorist attacks occurred?
    • A. 

      1970s

    • B. 

      1990s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      2000s

  • 5. 
    Which of the following conclusions can NOT be drawn from information on the map?
    • A. 

      The attacks of September 11 involved the use of commercial airliners.

    • B. 

      The attack on the Oklahoma City Federal Building occurred in 1995.

    • C. 

      The World Trade Center was attacked once, prior to September 11.

    • D. 

      Americans have been the targets of terrorist attacks on four different continents.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terrorist attacks occurred against civilians only?
    • A. 

      Seven, eight

    • B. 

      One, two

    • C. 

      One, four, six

    • D. 

      Five, nine,ten

  • 7. 
    The Office of Homeland Security will
    • A. 

      Lead a homeland defense force

    • B. 

      Coordinate national efforts to protect against terrorism

    • C. 

      Run airport security

    • D. 

      Have agents stationed around the country

  • 8. 
    What has the most negative effect on a community's infrastructure?
    • A. 

      Air pollution from automobiles

    • B. 

      Increase in urban populations

    • C. 

      Strains from commuter traffic

    • D. 

      Increase in mass transit

  • 9. 
    Americans who support the assimilation of immigrants believe that
    • A. 

      Multiculturalism will promote unity.

    • B. 

      Blending diverse cultures will strengthen national identity

    • C. 

      Minority cultures can form one dominant culture.

    • D. 

      Many cultural identities results in separation, not national unity

  • 10. 
    One of the primary objectives of terrorists is to
    • A. 

      Become wealthy.

    • B. 

      Fight for the poor

    • C. 

      Gain territory or change government policies

    • D. 

      Achieve worldwide peace

  • 11. 
    Urban sprawl occurs in areas where
    • A. 

      There is too little affordable housing.

    • B. 

      Industry has moved from cities to suburban areas

    • C. 

      Development increases without planned growth.

    • D. 

      Plans for contained growth fail

  • 12. 
    Canada's cultural "mosaic" came about because immigrants were encouraged to come to Canada and
    • A. 

      Assimilate into the dominant culture

    • B. 

      Retain their cultural identities

    • C. 

      Become bilingual.

    • D. 

      Help create a new "Canadianess".

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