Final (Semester 1) - Period 8

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World Geography Quizzes & Trivia

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

  • 2. 
    A __________ is someone that COMES INTO a country
    • A. 

      Emigrant

    • B. 

      Immigrant

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 6. 
    In terms of economics, in what groups are countries put into?
    • A. 

      Developed

    • B. 

      Developing

    • C. 

      Least Developed

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 7. 
    Reasons to GO TO an area are known as:
    • A. 

      Push Factors

    • B. 

      Pull Factors

  • 8. 
    The study of human population (People) is known as:
    • A. 

      Demography

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Population Growth

    • D. 

      Cartography

  • 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

  • 10. 
    Which map shows "The location of speakers of various languages"?
    • A. 

      Religious Distribution

    • B. 

      Population Distribution

    • C. 

      Linguistic Distribution

    • D. 

      Political Distribution

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 15. 
    "Where something is" can be referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 16. 
    A(n)__________ is someone that LEAVES a country
    • A. 

      Emigrant

    • B. 

      Immigrant

  • 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?

  • 18. 
    How is it possible to move ideas over long distances?
    • A. 

      Broadcast television

    • B. 

      You Tube

    • C. 

      Blogging

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 19. 
    How you describe a location or "What's in it?"
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Definition

    • D. 

      Place

  • 20. 
    Human/environment interaction focuses on how humans do what with their environment?
    • A. 

      Modify

    • B. 

      Adapt

    • C. 

      Depend

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 21. 
    People, goods and ideas traveling from one place to another is called what?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Traveling

    • D. 

      Human characteristic

  • 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

  • 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

  • 24. 
    The practice of having more than one spouse at a time is called _____.
    • A. 

      Monogamy

    • B. 

      Polygamy

    • C. 

      Serial Monogamy

  • 25. 
    What are the two characteristics of place?
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Animal

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Both A and C

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