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Final (Semester 1 - Period 6) - Quiz

This is an assessment over the major themes covered in semester 1 of World Studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "A count of the population in a particular area" is also known as:

    • A.

      Census

    • B.

      Demography

    • C.

      Cartography

    • D.

      Population

    Correct Answer
    A. Census
    Explanation
    A census is a count of the population in a specific area. It involves gathering information about individuals and households, such as age, gender, occupation, and living arrangements. The purpose of a census is to provide accurate and up-to-date data on population size and characteristics for various purposes, including government planning, resource allocation, and policy-making. It is an essential tool for understanding the demographics of a particular area and making informed decisions based on that information.

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  • 2. 

    A __________ is someone that COMES INTO a country

    • A.

      Emigrant

    • B.

      Immigrant

    Correct Answer
    B. Immigrant
    Explanation
    An immigrant is someone who comes into a country.

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  • 3. 

    Economics can best be defined as which of the following?

    • A.

      The study of the production, consumption and exchange of all goods and services

    • B.

      How governments interact with the citizens of their country

    • C.

      Studying population growth and density in urban areas

    Correct Answer
    A. The study of the production, consumption and exchange of all goods and services
    Explanation
    Economics is the study of how individuals, businesses, and societies allocate resources to satisfy their unlimited wants and needs. It focuses on the production, consumption, and exchange of all goods and services. This definition encompasses the core principles of economics, including the concepts of scarcity, opportunity cost, supply and demand, and market equilibrium. It also emphasizes the importance of understanding how economic decisions are made and how they impact individuals and society as a whole.

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  • 4. 

    Gross Domestic Product can best be defined as which of the following?

    • A.

      The total value of all goods and services produced and consumed in a country (How much money a country has)

    • B.

      A disgusting household being sold on the black market

    • C.

      How much money a country loses in exports every year

    • D.

      The total value of all money generated by taxation of citizens’ income

    Correct Answer
    A. The total value of all goods and services produced and consumed in a country (How much money a country has)
    Explanation
    Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of the total value of all goods and services produced and consumed within a country's borders. It represents the economic output of a country and is often used as an indicator of its overall economic health. GDP takes into account both the production and consumption of goods and services, providing a comprehensive measure of the country's economic activity. Therefore, the correct answer is "The total value of all goods and services produced and consumed in a country (How much money a country has)."

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  • 5. 

    How “good” life is in a country is determined by which of the following?

    • A.

      How much money the richest 10% of the population has

    • B.

      Having a high Gross Domestic Product (GDP) guarantees a “good” life for everyone

    • C.

      Quality of life; measured by the Human Development Index

    • D.

      Having little/no access to resources, health care and sanitation

    Correct Answer
    C. Quality of life; measured by the Human Development Index
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Quality of life; measured by the Human Development Index. This is because the Human Development Index takes into account various factors such as life expectancy, education, and standard of living, which are important indicators of the overall well-being and quality of life in a country. It provides a more comprehensive and holistic measure of how "good" life is in a country compared to just considering the amount of money the richest 10% of the population has or the GDP. Additionally, having little or no access to resources, healthcare, and sanitation would negatively impact the quality of life in a country.

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  • 6. 

    In terms of economics, in what groups are countries put into?

    • A.

      Developed

    • B.

      Developing

    • C.

      Least Developed

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    Countries are put into different groups in terms of economics based on their level of development. Developed countries are those that have high levels of industrialization and a high standard of living. Developing countries are those that are in the process of industrialization and have lower levels of development compared to developed countries. Least developed countries are those that have the lowest levels of development, with high poverty rates and limited access to resources. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the Above" as countries can be classified into any of these groups based on their economic status.

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  • 7. 

    Reasons to GO TO an area are known as:

    • A.

      Push Factors

    • B.

      Pull Factors

    Correct Answer
    B. Pull Factors
    Explanation
    Pull factors are reasons or factors that attract or entice individuals to move to a certain area. These factors can include better job opportunities, higher wages, better living conditions, access to quality education or healthcare, political stability, and a higher standard of living. Pull factors are usually positive aspects of a particular location that motivate people to relocate or migrate to that area.

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  • 8. 

    The study of human population (People) is known as:

    • A.

      Demography

    • B.

      Geography

    • C.

      Population Growth

    • D.

      Cartography

    Correct Answer
    A. Demography
    Explanation
    Demography is the study of human population, including their size, structure, distribution, and the changes that occur over time. It focuses on analyzing various demographic factors such as birth rates, death rates, migration patterns, and population growth. Demography plays a crucial role in understanding and predicting population trends, which can inform social, economic, and political policies and decisions. Geography is the study of the Earth's physical features, while population growth refers specifically to the increase in the number of individuals in a population. Cartography, on the other hand, is the study and practice of making maps.

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  • 9. 

    What type of geographic feature do humans generally settle next to?

    • A.

      Bodies of Water (Lakes, Rivers, Oceans)

    • B.

      Mountains

    • C.

      Forests

    • D.

      Deserts

    Correct Answer
    A. Bodies of Water (Lakes, Rivers, Oceans)
    Explanation
    Humans generally settle next to bodies of water such as lakes, rivers, and oceans. This is because water is essential for survival, and settling near a water source provides access to drinking water, transportation, and a source of food through fishing. Additionally, bodies of water often provide fertile land for agriculture and trade opportunities.

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  • 10. 

    Which map shows "The location of speakers of various languages"?

    • A.

      Religious Distribution

    • B.

      Population Distribution

    • C.

      Linguistic Distribution

    • D.

      Political Distribution

    Correct Answer
    C. Linguistic Distribution
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Linguistic Distribution because this map shows the location of speakers of various languages. Religious Distribution would show the distribution of different religions, Population Distribution would show the distribution of population, and Political Distribution would show the distribution of political power or boundaries.

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  • 11. 

    Which rate will you find "By finding the number of births per 1,000 people per year"

    • A.

      Birth Rate

    • B.

      Fertility Rate

    • C.

      Death Rate

    • D.

      Migration Rate

    Correct Answer
    A. Birth Rate
    Explanation
    To find the birth rate, you need to calculate the number of births per 1,000 people per year. This rate measures the number of births in a population over a specific time period, usually per 1,000 individuals. It is an important indicator of population growth and can provide insights into the health and well-being of a population. The birth rate is different from the fertility rate, which measures the average number of children born to a woman over her lifetime. The death rate measures the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year, while the migration rate measures the number of people moving in and out of a population.

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  • 12. 

    Which rate will you find "By finding the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year"

    • A.

      Birth Rate

    • B.

      Fertility Rate

    • C.

      Death Rate

    • D.

      Migration Rate

    Correct Answer
    C. Death Rate
    Explanation
    The rate that can be found by finding the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year is the death rate. This rate measures the number of deaths in a population over a specific period of time, usually per year. It is an important demographic indicator that helps assess the overall health and mortality of a population. By calculating the death rate, we can understand the impact of various factors such as diseases, accidents, and aging on the population.

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  • 13. 

    Which rate will you find "By subtracting the number of emigrants from the number of immigrants per 1,000 people"

    • A.

      Migration Rate

    • B.

      Fertility Rate

    • C.

      Death Rate

    • D.

      Birth Rate

    Correct Answer
    A. Migration Rate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Migration Rate. This rate is calculated by subtracting the number of emigrants from the number of immigrants per 1,000 people. It measures the net migration of a population, taking into account both the number of people entering and leaving a country.

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  • 14. 

    What is culture?

    • A.

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people

    • B.

      A state made up of distinct cultural groups

    • C.

      The types of food a group of people consumes

    • D.

      The music, food, and art of a people

    Correct Answer
    A. The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people
    Explanation
    Culture refers to the behaviors and beliefs that are shared by a particular group of people. It encompasses the customs, traditions, values, and social norms that shape the way individuals within the group interact and understand the world. Culture is not limited to a specific geographical area or ethnicity, but rather it can be found within any community or society. It includes various aspects such as language, religion, social structures, and artistic expressions like music, food, and art. These cultural elements play a significant role in shaping the identity and way of life of a particular group of people.

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  • 15. 

    "Where something is" can be referred to as what?

    • A.

      Location

    • B.

      Region

    • C.

      Place

    • D.

      Movement

    Correct Answer
    A. Location
    Explanation
    "Where something is" refers to the specific point or position of an object or entity. It indicates the spatial coordinates or address of a particular place or object. Therefore, the term that best describes this concept is "Location".

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  • 16. 

    A(n)__________ is someone that LEAVES a country

    • A.

      Emigrant

    • B.

      Immigrant

    Correct Answer
    A. Emigrant
    Explanation
    An emigrant is someone who leaves a country to permanently settle in another country.

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  • 17. 

    Check all of the following that apply:  Why of the following are questions mapmakers ask themselves when creating map?

    • A.

      What is the goal of the map?

    • B.

      Who will read the map?

    • C.

      Where will the map be used?

    • D.

      How much money will I make from this map?

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. What is the goal of the map?
    B. Who will read the map?
    C. Where will the map be used?
    Explanation
    When creating a map, mapmakers ask themselves questions about the goal of the map, the intended audience or readers of the map, and the specific context or location where the map will be used. These questions help mapmakers determine the purpose and scope of the map, ensuring that it effectively communicates information to the intended users in the appropriate context. The question about making money from the map is not relevant to the process of creating a map and is therefore not applicable.

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  • 18. 

    How is it possible to move ideas over long distances?

    • A.

      Broadcast television

    • B.

      You Tube

    • C.

      Blogging

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    All the above options - broadcast television, YouTube, and blogging - allow for the movement of ideas over long distances. Broadcast television reaches a wide audience through television networks, while YouTube allows for the sharing of videos and ideas globally. Blogging provides a platform for individuals to share their thoughts and ideas with a potentially large audience. Therefore, all these options enable the transmission of ideas over long distances.

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  • 19. 

    How you describe a location or "What's in it?"

    • A.

      Location

    • B.

      Region

    • C.

      Definition

    • D.

      Place

    Correct Answer
    D. Place
    Explanation
    The term "place" is used to describe a location and what is in it. It refers to a specific area or spot that can be identified and distinguished from other locations. This term encompasses not only the physical characteristics of a location, such as its geographical coordinates, but also the human and cultural elements that exist within it. "Place" implies a sense of uniqueness and individuality, as each location has its own distinct features, attributes, and significance.

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  • 20. 

    Human/environment interaction focuses on how humans do what with their environment?

    • A.

      Modify

    • B.

      Adapt

    • C.

      Depend

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    Human/environment interaction focuses on the various ways in which humans interact with and affect their environment. This includes modifying the environment by building structures or altering landscapes, adapting to the environment by developing technologies or changing behaviors to better suit their surroundings, and depending on the environment for resources and sustenance. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the Above" as all of these actions are part of human/environment interaction.

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  • 21. 

    People, goods and ideas traveling from one place to another is called what?

    • A.

      Exercise

    • B.

      Movement

    • C.

      Traveling

    • D.

      Human characteristic

    Correct Answer
    B. Movement
    Explanation
    Movement refers to the act of people, goods, and ideas traveling from one place to another. It encompasses the physical displacement of individuals, the transportation of goods, and the dissemination of ideas across different locations. Movement is a fundamental aspect of human society, as it enables the exchange of resources, the spread of culture, and the formation of connections between different communities. It plays a crucial role in shaping social, economic, and political dynamics at both local and global scales.

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  • 22. 

    Spatial thinking can be defined as which of the following?

    • A.

      The beliefs and behaviors of the majority of people; also called "the mainstream."

    • B.

      Thinking about the world based on the space that objects and people fill.

    • C.

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people.

    • D.

      The study of human population

    Correct Answer
    B. Thinking about the world based on the space that objects and people fill.
    Explanation
    Spatial thinking can be defined as thinking about the world based on the space that objects and people fill. This means considering the physical relationships between objects and people, understanding how they are positioned in relation to each other, and being able to mentally manipulate and navigate through space. It involves visualizing and understanding spatial concepts such as distance, direction, and location. Spatial thinking is important in various fields such as geography, architecture, and mathematics, as it helps in problem-solving, decision-making, and understanding spatial patterns and relationships.

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  • 23. 

    The practice of being married to only one person at a time but more than one person over a lifetime is called _____.

    • A.

      Monogamy

    • B.

      Polygamy

    • C.

      Serial Monogamy

    Correct Answer
    C. Serial Monogamy
    Explanation
    Serial monogamy refers to the practice of being married to only one person at a time, but having multiple marriages or long-term relationships over the course of one's lifetime. This means that individuals may have a series of monogamous relationships or marriages, but they are not simultaneously married to multiple partners. Serial monogamy is a common practice in many societies where divorce and remarriage are socially accepted and legal.

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  • 24. 

    The practice of having more than one spouse at a time is called _____.

    • A.

      Monogamy

    • B.

      Polygamy

    • C.

      Serial Monogamy

    Correct Answer
    B. Polygamy
    Explanation
    Polygamy is the correct answer because it refers to the practice of having more than one spouse at the same time. In polygamy, a person can have multiple spouses, which can be either multiple wives (polygyny) or multiple husbands (polyandry). This practice is culturally accepted in some societies and religions around the world.

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  • 25. 

    What are the two characteristics of place?

    • A.

      Human

    • B.

      Animal

    • C.

      Physical

    • D.

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    The question asks for the two characteristics of place, and the options provided are "Human," "Animal," and "Physical." The correct answer is "Both A and C," which means that both the characteristics of place include human and physical aspects. This suggests that when considering a place, it is important to take into account both the human elements, such as culture and society, as well as the physical aspects, such as geography and environment.

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  • 26. 

    What aspect of the country can "people" best describe?

    • A.

      Geography

    • B.

      Economy

    • C.

      Population

    • D.

      Military

    Correct Answer
    C. Population
    Explanation
    "Population" is the best aspect of the country that can be described by "people". This is because the term "people" refers to the individuals living in a country, and the population of a country represents the number of people residing in it. Therefore, "population" is the most fitting aspect that can be associated with the term "people".

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  • 27. 

    What characteristic of "place" deals with people and culture?

    • A.

      Physical Characteristic

    • B.

      Cultural Characteristic

    • C.

      Human Characteristic

    • D.

      Environmental Characteristic

    Correct Answer
    C. Human Characteristic
    Explanation
    Human characteristic refers to the aspect of "place" that deals with people and culture. This characteristic focuses on the human activities, behaviors, and cultural practices that shape a particular place. It includes the social, economic, and political aspects of a community, as well as the traditions, customs, and beliefs of the people living in that place. Understanding the human characteristic of a place is crucial in comprehending its unique identity and the ways in which people interact with their environment.

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  • 28. 

    What characteristic of "place" deals with the environment?

    • A.

      Human Characteristic

    • B.

      Physical Characteristic

    • C.

      Region

    • D.

      Location

    Correct Answer
    B. Physical Characteristic
    Explanation
    The characteristic of "place" that deals with the environment is the physical characteristic. This refers to the natural and physical features of a location, such as landforms, climate, vegetation, and wildlife. It focuses on the tangible aspects of a place that can be observed and measured.

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  • 29. 

    What is important to remember about human/environment interaction?

    • A.

      Our entire personality depends on where we live

    • B.

      Our environment impacts part of our lives

    • C.

      Our actions impact our environment

    • D.

      Both B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both B and C
    Explanation
    Both options B and C are important to remember about human/environment interaction. Option B states that our environment impacts part of our lives, which means that the physical surroundings, climate, and natural resources around us have an influence on our daily lives, health, and well-being. Option C states that our actions impact our environment, indicating that the choices and behaviors we make can have positive or negative effects on the natural world, such as pollution, deforestation, or conservation efforts. Therefore, understanding both aspects is crucial for comprehending the complex relationship between humans and the environment.

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  • 30. 

    What is one way to divide regions?

    • A.

      Geographic Characteristics

    • B.

      Political Boundaries

    • C.

      Cultural Characteristics

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    One way to divide regions is based on their geographic characteristics, such as landforms, climate, and natural resources. Another way is through political boundaries, which are established by governments to define territories and jurisdictions. Additionally, regions can be divided based on cultural characteristics, including language, religion, and customs. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the Above" as all three options are valid ways to divide regions.

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  • 31. 

    What is the most important word when defining a region?

    • A.

      Characteristics

    • B.

      Differences

    • C.

      Unity

    • D.

      Land

    Correct Answer
    C. Unity
    Explanation
    Unity is the most important word when defining a region because it refers to the sense of togetherness and cohesion among the people living in that region. It implies that the individuals within the region share common values, goals, and interests, and work together towards a common purpose. Unity is crucial in defining a region as it helps create a strong community bond, promotes cooperation and collaboration, and fosters a sense of identity and belonging among the residents. Without unity, a region may lack stability, development, and a sense of collective progress.

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  • 32. 

    What is used to find absolute location?

    • A.

      Latitude and Longitude

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      Direction

    • D.

      Distance

    Correct Answer
    A. Latitude and Longitude
    Explanation
    Latitude and longitude are used to find the absolute location of a point on the Earth's surface. Latitude measures the distance north or south of the equator, while longitude measures the distance east or west of the prime meridian. By using these coordinates, one can precisely determine the exact location of any place on the globe. Time, direction, and distance are not used to find absolute location, making them incorrect options.

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  • 33. 

    What type of map depicts, shows or represents the natural features of a territory?

    • A.

      Political

    • B.

      Special Purpose

    • C.

      Cartogram

    • D.

      Physical

    Correct Answer
    D. Physical
    Explanation
    A physical map depicts the natural features of a territory, such as mountains, rivers, lakes, deserts, and forests. It focuses on the physical characteristics of the land, rather than political boundaries or specific purposes. This type of map is useful for understanding the topography and geography of an area, and can be used for various purposes including navigation, environmental studies, and land management.

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  • 34. 

    Which continent has the highest population?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      Asia

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    B. Asia
    Explanation
    Asia has the highest population among all the continents. It is home to countries like China and India, which have the largest populations in the world. Additionally, Asia has a high population density due to its large land area and diverse cultures. This makes it the continent with the highest population overall.

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  • 35. 

    Which of the following best defines "Biological children?"

    • A.

      Immigrants who obtain citizenship in their new country

    • B.

      A large group of people united by kinship ties

    • C.

      Brothers and sisters who do not share two biological parents

    • D.

      Children physically conceived by the parents who raise them

    Correct Answer
    D. Children physically conceived by the parents who raise them
    Explanation
    The term "Biological children" refers to children who are physically conceived by the parents who raise them. This means that they are the offspring of the parents and share a genetic connection with them. The other options provided in the question do not accurately define biological children. Immigrants who obtain citizenship in their new country, a large group of people united by kinship ties, and brothers and sisters who do not share two biological parents do not specifically refer to children who are physically conceived by their parents.

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  • 36. 

    Which of the following best defines "Household?"

    • A.

      A large group of people united by kinship ties

    • B.

      People who live together in a single residence

    • C.

      Social relationships, particularly among people who are related by family connection

    • D.

      Immigrants who obtain citizenship in their new country

    Correct Answer
    B. People who live together in a single residence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "People who live together in a single residence." This definition accurately describes a household as a group of individuals who reside in the same dwelling. It implies that they share a common living space and may or may not be related by kinship ties. The other options either focus on different aspects of social relationships or are unrelated to the concept of a household.

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  • 37. 

    Which of the following best defines "Multigenerational family?"

    • A.

      A mixture of parents and children unrelated by blood

    • B.

      Three or more generations living together

    • C.

      A group of people who are not related but use family titles to refer to each other

    • D.

      Married parents and their biological children

    Correct Answer
    B. Three or more generations living together
    Explanation
    The term "multigenerational family" refers to a situation where three or more generations of a family live together. This means that grandparents, parents, and children are all residing in the same household. It emphasizes the idea of multiple generations cohabiting and sharing a living space.

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  • 38. 

    Which of the following definitions describes why a person would GO TO a location?

    • A.

      Push Factor

    • B.

      Pull Factor

    • C.

      Human/Environment Interaction

    • D.

      Physical characteristics

    Correct Answer
    B. Pull Factor
    Explanation
    A pull factor refers to a positive aspect or attraction that motivates a person to go to a particular location. It can be anything that entices individuals, such as job opportunities, better living conditions, higher education, or cultural attractions. Pull factors essentially "pull" people towards a place by offering advantages or benefits that they desire or find appealing.

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  • 39. 

    Which of the following definitions describes why a person would LEAVE a location?

    • A.

      Push factor

    • B.

      Pull factor

    • C.

      Region

    • D.

      Human/Environment Interaction

    Correct Answer
    A. Push factor
    Explanation
    A push factor refers to a reason or force that compels an individual to leave a particular location. It could be a negative aspect such as conflict, poverty, or lack of opportunities that push someone to seek better circumstances elsewhere. This contrasts with pull factors, which are positive aspects that attract individuals to a particular location. In this case, the correct answer suggests that a person would leave a location due to push factors rather than pull factors.

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  • 40. 

    Which of the following describes a blended family?

    • A.

      Two adults, each with children from previous relationships

    • B.

      Two parents, biological children, and grandparents from the mother's and father's sides

    • C.

      Two parents and biological children only

    • D.

      One parent and a biological child, with support from aunts and uncles

    Correct Answer
    A. Two adults, each with children from previous relationships
    Explanation
    A blended family is a family structure that consists of two adults, each with children from previous relationships. This means that both parents have children from previous marriages or partnerships, and they come together to form a new family unit. In a blended family, the children may have different biological parents, but they all live together as one family. This type of family dynamic can present unique challenges and opportunities for bonding and forming new relationships within the family unit.

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  • 41. 

    Which of the following describes a fictive family member?

    • A.

      The biological parent of two children, who raises those children alone

    • B.

      A parent of a parent, living with biological grandchildren

    • C.

      A parent who has been married twice and who adopts a child

    • D.

      A best friend who is referred to by the family as "brother" or "sister"

    Correct Answer
    D. A best friend who is referred to by the family as "brother" or "sister"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a best friend who is referred to by the family as "brother" or "sister". This describes a fictive family member because they are not biologically related to the family, but they are considered a part of the family and are given familial titles.

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  • 42. 

    Which of the following is a way humans ADAPT to their environment?

    • A.

      Wear warmer clothes

    • B.

      Destroy forests

    • C.

      Pollute

    • D.

      Build cities

    Correct Answer
    A. Wear warmer clothes
    Explanation
    Humans adapt to their environment by wearing warmer clothes. This is because when the temperature drops, humans need to protect themselves from the cold in order to survive. By wearing warmer clothes, humans are able to regulate their body temperature and stay comfortable in colder climates. This adaptation allows humans to thrive in different environmental conditions and ensures their survival.

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  • 43. 

    Which of the following is a way of defining a region?

    • A.

      Language

    • B.

      Food

    • C.

      Climate/terrain

    • D.

      All the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the Above
    Explanation
    A region can be defined by various factors such as language, food, and climate/terrain. Language plays a significant role in defining a region as it reflects the cultural and social aspects of the area. Food also contributes to defining a region as different regions have distinct culinary traditions and cuisines. Additionally, climate and terrain are crucial factors that shape the physical characteristics and natural resources of a region, influencing its development and characteristics. Therefore, all of the options provided - language, food, and climate/terrain - are valid ways of defining a region.

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  • 44. 

    Which of the following is NOT part of Chicago's location?

    • A.

      41 N 87 W

    • B.

      West of Lake Michigan

    • C.

      Larger than New York

    • D.

      Northern Illinois

    Correct Answer
    C. Larger than New York
    Explanation
    The statement "Larger than New York" is not part of Chicago's location because it refers to the size comparison between Chicago and New York, rather than specifying a geographical location. The other options provide specific coordinates (41 N 87 W), a directional reference (West of Lake Michigan), and a regional description (Northern Illinois), all of which are relevant to Chicago's location.

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  • 45. 

    Which of the following is true about how education and fertility rates are generally globally related?

    • A.

      More educated people generally have more children

    • B.

      People with lower incomes are too smart to have children

    • C.

      More educated people tend to have less children

    • D.

      Educated people are more likely to value marriage and family life

    Correct Answer
    C. More educated people tend to have less children
    Explanation
    Education is often associated with greater access to knowledge and opportunities, including career advancement and economic stability. As a result, more educated individuals tend to prioritize their careers and personal goals, which may lead them to have fewer children. Additionally, education often promotes awareness and understanding of family planning methods, leading to a conscious decision to have fewer children. Therefore, the statement that more educated people tend to have fewer children is generally true.

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  • 46. 

    Which of the following lines is the primary starting point to measure LATITUDE or, 0 degrees latitude.

    • A.

      Prime Meridian

    • B.

      Tropic of Cancer

    • C.

      Equator

    • D.

      Tropic of Capricorn

    Correct Answer
    C. Equator
    Explanation
    The Equator is the primary starting point to measure latitude or 0 degrees latitude. Latitude is the angular distance of a point on Earth's surface north or south of the Equator. The Equator is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It is located at 0 degrees latitude and serves as a reference point for measuring other latitudes. The Prime Meridian is used to measure longitude, not latitude. The Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn are lines of latitude, but they are not the primary starting point.

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  • 47. 

    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Horizontal lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"

    • A.

      Latitude

    • B.

      Longitude

    • C.

      Tropics

    • D.

      Circles

    Correct Answer
    A. Latitude
    Explanation
    Latitude can best be described as "horizontal lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator." It is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface. The equator serves as the reference point for measuring latitude, with lines of latitude extending from 0 degrees at the equator to 90 degrees at the North and South Poles. Therefore, latitude is the correct answer as it aligns with the given description.

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  • 48. 

    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Vertical lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"

    • A.

      Latitude

    • B.

      Longitude

    • C.

      Tropics

    • D.

      Circles

    Correct Answer
    B. Longitude
    Explanation
    Longitude can best be described as "vertical lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator." Latitude, on the other hand, refers to horizontal lines used to measure distance east and west from the prime meridian. Tropics and circles are not specifically related to measuring distance north and south from the equator.

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  • 49. 

    Which of the following vocabulary words means, "The process of making maps and other representations of the Earth"

    • A.

      Mental Mapping

    • B.

      Cartography

    • C.

      Latitude

    • D.

      Social Norms

    Correct Answer
    B. Cartography
    Explanation
    Cartography is the correct answer because it refers to the process of creating maps and other visual representations of the Earth. Mental Mapping refers to an individual's perception and representation of their surroundings in their mind. Latitude is a measurement of distance north or south of the equator. Social Norms are the accepted behaviors and customs within a society.

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  • 50. 

    Which of the following would be considered an "idea?"

    • A.

      Humans

    • B.

      Natural resources

    • C.

      Exports

    • D.

      Popular clothing trends

    Correct Answer
    D. Popular clothing trends
    Explanation
    An "idea" refers to a concept or thought that is formed in the mind. Popular clothing trends can be considered an idea because they represent a concept or a particular style that is created and adopted by people. It is not a physical entity like humans or natural resources, nor is it a trade-related term like exports. Therefore, popular clothing trends fit the definition of an "idea" in this context.

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