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Final (Semester 1) - Period 8 - 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 count of the population in a particular area is known as a census. This involves collecting data on the number of people living in a specific geographic location, along with other demographic information such as age, gender, and ethnicity. Census data is important for various purposes, including determining representation in government, planning public services, and allocating resources.

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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. This term is used to describe individuals who leave their home country and move to a different country to establish permanent residence. Immigrants often seek better economic opportunities, escape persecution or conflict, or join family members who are already living in the new country. They go through a legal process to obtain the necessary visas or permits to enter and live in the country of their choice.

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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 societies allocate scarce resources to produce, distribute, and consume goods and services. It involves analyzing the production, consumption, and exchange of all goods and services in an economy. This definition encompasses the broad scope of economics and highlights its focus on understanding the fundamental principles that govern economic activities.

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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 during a specific time period. It represents the economic output and productivity of a country. It is not related to the amount of money a country has or loses in exports, or the total value of money generated by taxation.

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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 index takes into account various factors such as life expectancy, education, and income to measure the overall well-being and development of a country. It provides a more comprehensive understanding of the standard of living and opportunities available to individuals in a country, rather than solely focusing on income or GDP.

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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 based on their level of economic development. Developed countries are those that have high income levels, advanced technology, and well-established infrastructure. Developing countries are those that are in the process of industrialization and have lower income levels compared to developed countries. Least developed countries are those that have the lowest income levels, high poverty rates, and limited access to resources. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the Above" because countries can be classified into any of these groups based on their economic characteristics.

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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 that attract individuals to a particular area. They can include factors such as better job opportunities, higher wages, improved quality of life, access to better education or healthcare facilities, and a safer or more desirable environment. These factors "pull" individuals towards a specific location, motivating them to move there in search of better opportunities or a better quality of life.

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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 factors such as birth rates, death rates, migration, and population growth. It focuses on analyzing and understanding the size, structure, and distribution of populations, as well as the social, economic, and political factors that influence population dynamics. Demography helps in predicting future population trends and assists in policy-making and planning related to healthcare, education, housing, and other social services. Geography is the study of the Earth's physical features, while population growth refers to the increase in the number of individuals in a population over time. Cartography is the science and art of mapmaking.

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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 a basic necessity for survival, and it provides various benefits to human settlements. Bodies of water offer a reliable source of drinking water, a means of transportation and trade, and a source of food through fishing. Additionally, water bodies often provide fertile land for agriculture and can support diverse ecosystems, attracting human settlements for various purposes such as agriculture, trade, and recreation.

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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 specifically shows the location of speakers of various languages. It focuses on the distribution of languages spoken in different regions or countries, rather than religious, population, or political distribution.

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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 helps determine the number of births in a population and is often used to analyze population growth and demographics. The fertility rate, on the other hand, measures the average number of children born to a woman during 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 into or out of a particular area. Therefore, the correct answer is Birth Rate.

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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 correct answer is Death Rate. This rate is determined by finding the number of deaths per 1,000 people per year. It is a measure of the number of deaths occurring in a population over a specific time period. The death rate is often used to assess the overall health and mortality of a 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 is because the question asks for the rate that is determined by subtracting the number of emigrants from the number of immigrants per 1,000 people. This calculation specifically relates to migration, which is the movement of people from one place to another. The other options, such as Fertility Rate, Death Rate, and Birth Rate, do not involve the calculation of immigrants and emigrants.

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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 collective behaviors and beliefs that are shared by a specific group of people. It encompasses the way people act, think, and perceive the world around them. Culture includes various aspects such as customs, traditions, language, social norms, and values. It shapes individuals' identities and influences their interactions with others. By understanding a group's culture, one can gain insights into their unique practices, rituals, and perspectives. Therefore, the correct answer is "The behaviors and beliefs of a 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
    The term "where something is" refers to its location. It indicates the specific point or position of an object or entity in space. By knowing the location, one can determine the exact place or position of something.

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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. This term is used to describe individuals who choose to permanently move away from their home country to live in another country. It is important to note that an emigrant is different from an immigrant, as immigrants are individuals who enter a country with the intention of settling there permanently.

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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 several questions to ensure its effectiveness. They consider the goal of the map, which helps them determine what information to include and how to present it. They also consider the intended audience or who will read the map, as this influences the level of detail and complexity. Additionally, they consider where the map will be used, as different environments or purposes may require specific features or formats. However, the question about making money from the map is not relevant to the mapmaking process.

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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
    It is possible to move ideas over long distances through various means, including broadcast television, YouTube, and blogging. Broadcast television allows ideas to be transmitted to a large audience through television networks. YouTube provides a platform for sharing videos and ideas globally. Blogging allows individuals to express their ideas and opinions online, which can be accessed by people from different parts of the world. Therefore, all the options mentioned (broadcast television, YouTube, and blogging) are valid ways to move 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 or what is in it. It refers to a specific area or position that can be identified and recognized. It encompasses the physical features, characteristics, and attributes of a particular spot. By using the term "place," one can convey information about a specific location and its contents, allowing for a clear understanding of the area being discussed.

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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 their environment. This includes modifying the environment by altering it to suit their needs, adapting to the environment by adjusting their behavior or practices, and depending on the environment for resources and sustenance. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the Above" as it encompasses all the possible ways in which humans interact with their environment.

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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 spread of ideas or information. Movement is a fundamental aspect of human society and plays a crucial role in shaping cultures, economies, and interactions between different regions or countries.

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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. It involves understanding and visualizing how objects and people are arranged in space, their relationships to one another, and how they interact within that space. Spatial thinking helps individuals make sense of their physical surroundings and can be applied in various fields such as geography, architecture, and urban planning.

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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 spouses over the course of one's lifetime. This means that individuals may have multiple marriages or long-term committed relationships, but only one at a time. It is different from polygamy, which involves having multiple spouses simultaneously, and monogamy, which refers to being married to only one person for life. Serial monogamy is a common practice in many societies where divorce and remarriage are accepted norms.

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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 refers to the practice of having more than one spouse at a time. It is a form of marriage in which an individual can have multiple spouses simultaneously. This term is commonly associated with cultures and societies where polygyny (one man having multiple wives) or polyandry (one woman having multiple husbands) is permitted. Polygamy is different from monogamy, which refers to the practice of having only one spouse at a time, and serial monogamy, which refers to the practice of having multiple spouses sequentially, but not simultaneously.

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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 two characteristics of place are human and physical. "Human" refers to the aspects of a place that are influenced by human activities, such as buildings, infrastructure, and cultural practices. "Physical" refers to the natural features of a place, including landforms, climate, and vegetation. By selecting "Both A and C," it indicates that both human and physical characteristics are important in defining a place.

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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
    The term "people" is commonly used to refer to the inhabitants or residents of a country. Therefore, when describing the aspect of a country that can best be described by "people," it is most appropriate to refer to the population. The population of a country encompasses all the individuals living within its borders and is a key factor in understanding the demographics, social dynamics, and cultural diversity of the nation.

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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
    The characteristic of "place" that deals with people and culture is the human characteristic. This refers to the social and cultural aspects of a place, including the people who live there, their customs, traditions, language, and way of life. It focuses on the human activities and interactions that shape the identity and uniqueness of a particular place.

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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
    Physical characteristic is the correct answer because it refers to the natural and physical features of a place, including its climate, landforms, vegetation, and natural resources. This characteristic focuses on the environment and its impact on the area, highlighting the physical aspects that distinguish one place from another.

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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 B and C are important to remember about human/environment interaction. Our environment impacts part of our lives, meaning that the physical surroundings and conditions in which we live can have an influence on our well-being, behavior, and opportunities. Additionally, our actions impact our environment, meaning that the choices and behaviors we engage in can have consequences for the natural world around us. Therefore, understanding the reciprocal relationship between humans and the environment is crucial for sustainable living and the preservation of our planet.

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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 climate, landforms, and natural resources. Another way is by political boundaries, which are defined by governments and can include countries, states, provinces, or districts. Additionally, regions can be divided based on cultural characteristics, such as language, religion, customs, and traditions. 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 within a specific area. A region can be defined by the common interests, values, and goals shared by its inhabitants. Unity also implies a sense of belonging and cooperation among the people living in the region. Without unity, a region may lack a strong identity and struggle to effectively address its challenges and pursue its objectives. Therefore, unity plays a crucial role in defining and shaping a region.

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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 absolute location 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 combining these two coordinates, one can pinpoint a specific location with great accuracy. Time, direction, and distance are not sufficient on their own to determine absolute location, making latitude and longitude the correct answer.

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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, and other physical characteristics of the land. It provides information about the topography and physical geography of a region, allowing viewers to understand the natural features and landforms present. Unlike political maps that focus on boundaries and human-made features, physical maps highlight the natural aspects of an area, making them useful for studying geography, planning outdoor activities, and understanding the natural environment of a place.

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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 the given 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 urbanization. This combination of factors contributes to Asia having the highest population compared to other continents.

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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 the parents are the biological parents of the child, and the child is not adopted or conceived through any other means. This definition emphasizes the genetic connection between the parents and the child, highlighting the biological aspect of their relationship.

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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 a shared living space and the cohabitation of people within that space.

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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
    A multigenerational family refers to a group of people from at least three different generations who live together. This could include grandparents, parents, and children all residing in the same household. The key aspect is the presence of multiple generations living together, regardless of their blood relation.

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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
    Pull factors are reasons that attract or entice individuals to go to a specific location. These factors can include opportunities for employment, better living conditions, access to education or healthcare, or a desirable climate. Pull factors are often contrasted with push factors, which are reasons that compel individuals to leave their current location. In this case, the correct answer is "Pull Factor" because it best describes the motivation behind why a person would choose to go to a particular location.

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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 circumstance that compels or motivates a person to leave a particular location. It could be a negative aspect such as conflict, poverty, lack of opportunities, or political instability. These factors create a push for individuals to seek better conditions or opportunities elsewhere, prompting them to leave their current location.

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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 adults have children from previous marriages or partnerships, and they come together to form a new family unit. The other options in the question do not accurately describe a blended family as they either include only biological children or involve extended family members such as grandparents, aunts, and uncles.

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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
    A best friend who is referred to by the family as "brother" or "sister" describes a fictive family member. This person is 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
    Wearing warmer clothes is a way humans adapt to their environment because it allows them to regulate their body temperature and protect themselves from the cold. By wearing appropriate clothing, humans can stay warm and comfortable in colder climates, enabling them to survive and thrive in those environments. This adaptation helps humans to maintain their health and well-being in different weather conditions.

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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, including language, food, and climate/terrain. Language is often a defining characteristic of a region as it reflects the cultural identity and heritage of the people living there. Food also plays a significant role in defining a region, as different regions have their own unique cuisines and culinary traditions. Additionally, climate and terrain contribute to the distinctiveness of a region, as they affect the natural environment, resources, and activities available in that area. Therefore, all of the options mentioned - 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. This statement refers to the size of Chicago in comparison to New York, which is not relevant to its location. The other options provide specific geographical coordinates (41 N 87 W), a reference to Lake Michigan (West of Lake Michigan), and a general region (Northern Illinois), which are all related 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
    More educated people tend to have fewer children. This is because education often leads to increased access to contraceptives and family planning, as well as better awareness of the economic and social implications of having children. Additionally, higher education often leads to career opportunities and a focus on personal and professional development, which can lead to delayed marriages and childbirth.

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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. It is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. Latitude is measured in degrees north or south of the Equator, with the Equator itself being 0 degrees latitude. 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 for measuring latitude.

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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 is the correct answer because it refers to the horizontal lines used to measure distance north and south from the equator. These lines run parallel to the equator and are used to determine a location's position in terms of its distance from the equator, with lines of latitude ranging from 0° at the equator to 90° at the poles. Longitude, on the other hand, measures distance east and west from the prime meridian. Tropics and circles are not relevant to measuring distance north and south from the equator.

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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, measures distance east and west from the prime meridian. Tropics refer to the regions of the Earth near the equator, and circles do not specifically measure distance north and south from the equator. Therefore, the correct answer is Longitude.

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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 the individual's internal representation of space, while latitude is a measurement of distance from the equator. Social norms are rules and expectations that govern behavior in a society and are unrelated to the process of making maps.

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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 notion that exists in the mind. Popular clothing trends are considered an idea because they are creative and innovative concepts that are developed and embraced by society. They involve the generation of new styles, designs, and fashion statements, reflecting the imagination and creativity of individuals. In contrast, humans, natural resources, and exports are tangible entities or activities that do not fall under the category of ideas.

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