AP Human Geography Chapter 4-5 Quiz

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  • 1. 
     The modification of the natural landscape by human activities; the visible human imprint on the land. 
    • A. 

      Cultural shatterbelt

    • B. 

      Placelessness

    • C. 

      Folk culture

    • D. 

      Cultural landscape

  • 2. 
    The process of fusion of old and new cultures. 
    • A. 

      Syncretism

    • B. 

      Barrioization

    • C. 

      Ethnic Neighborhood

    • D. 

      Commodificaton

  • 3. 
     Community where people of like origin reside by choice.
    • A. 

      Syncretism

    • B. 

      Barrioization

    • C. 

      Ethnic Neighborhood

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 4. 
     The dramatic increase in Hispanic population in a particular neighborhood.
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Barrioization

    • C. 

      Ethnic Neighborhood

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 5. 
     Occurs when people in a local place alter the regional, national, and global processes; a reaction to globalization.
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Syncretism

    • C. 

      Acculturation

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 6. 
     Occurs when something not previously perceived as an object of trade is turned into something that can be bought or sold. 
    • A. 

      Commodificaton

    • B. 

      Folk Culture

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Acculturation

  • 7. 
     Believe that one’s culture/race are superior to others.
    • A. 

      Folk Culture

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Queer Theory

  • 8. 
     A culture’s assumptions about the differences between men and women.
    • A. 

      Ethnicity

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Cultural landscape

  • 9. 
     The process by which the less dominant culture adopts some of the traits of the more influential culture.
    • A. 

      Acculturation

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Glocalization

  • 10. 
     Examines the political engagement of homosexuals with the heteronormative.
    • A. 

      Gender

    • B. 

      Acculturation

    • C. 

      Cultural landscape

    • D. 

      Queer Theory

  • 11. 
     Typically practiced by small, homogenous groups living in isolated rural areas.
    • A. 

      Placelessness

    • B. 

      Cultural shatterbelt

    • C. 

      Folk Culture

    • D. 

      Barrioization

  • 12. 
     An area which contains many small culture groups.
    • A. 

      Cultural shatterbelt

    • B. 

      Cultural landscape

    • C. 

      Folk Culture

    • D. 

      Ethnic neighborhood

  • 13. 
     Identity of a group of people bound by common ancestry and culture.
    • A. 

      Ethnicity

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Folk culture

    • D. 

      Queer theory

  • 14. 
     Occurs when the dominant culture completely absorbs the less dominant one; occurs over the course of several generations.
    • A. 

      Acculturation

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Placelessness

  • 15. 
     The loss of uniqueness of place so that one place looks like the next.
    • A. 

      Cultural landscape

    • B. 

      Cultural shatterbelt

    • C. 

      Ethnic neighborhood

    • D. 

      Placelessness

  • 16. 
     Which is an example of non-material culture?
    • A. 

      An altar

    • B. 

      Church building

    • C. 

      Burning incense

    • D. 

      Religious decoration

    • E. 

      Priest’s robes

  • 17. 
     The regional variation in the appearance of humans in clustered population probably results from
    • A. 

      A long history of adaptation to different environments

    • B. 

      Development of populations on different continents

    • C. 

      Wars that kept populations separated

    • D. 

      Territoriality that kept people from mixing and intermarrying

    • E. 

      Disease

  • 18. 
    In New York, Puerto Ricans moved into the Jewish neighborhood of East Harlem and assumed a dominant presence in the neighborhood.  This process is best described as...
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Residential segregation

    • C. 

      Racism

    • D. 

      Immigration

    • E. 

      Succession

  • 19. 
     Government efforts to discourage native practice and languages in the United States and Canada were attempts to _____________ native groups
    • A. 

      Assimilate

    • B. 

      Protect

    • C. 

      Eradicate

    • D. 

      Segregate

    • E. 

      Relocate

  • 20. 
     Parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe have become demographically feminized due to…
    • A. 

      High rates of male AIDS deaths

    • B. 

      Low number of male children born

    • C. 

      Migration of males to urban and mining jobs

    • D. 

      High female child birth rate

    • E. 

      Female infanticide

  • 21. 
     Geographers interested in race, equity, and gender are ultimately interested in ...
    • A. 

      Power relationships

    • B. 

      How place is structured by race and gender

    • C. 

      How assumptions about “the other” are formed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
     Geographer David Harvey refers to the increasing speed by which innovations in popular culture diffuse as
    • A. 

      Distance decay

    • B. 

      Space adjusting techniques

    • C. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • D. 

      Time-space compression

    • E. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

  • 23. 
     Which is not an aspect of cultural landscape convergence?
    • A. 

      Globalized architecture forms

    • B. 

      Development of regional architectural styles

    • C. 

      Globalization of particular businesses and products

    • D. 

      Borrowing of idealized landscape images

  • 24. 
     Japan is a hearth of popular culture for America in terms of
    • A. 

      Animated films

    • B. 

      Fashion

    • C. 

      Architecture

    • D. 

      Food

    • E. 

      Sports

  • 25. 
     Which economic activity is not counted in GNP calculations?
    • A. 

      Commercial farming

    • B. 

      Tending a home garden

    • C. 

      Teaching

    • D. 

      Auto repair

    • E. 

      Providing legal services

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