What Are The Five Themes Of Geography?

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What Are The Five Themes Of Geography?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Absolute Location refers to
    • A. 

      A unique position on the Earth's surface.

    • B. 

      Where something is in relationship to another location.

    • C. 

      When something happened.

    • D. 

      How long it took for something to happen.

  • 2. 
    The theme of Place is used to describe:
    • A. 

      How long it took for something to happen.

    • B. 

      When something happened

    • C. 

      Where a location is in relation to somewhere else.

    • D. 

      A location's physical and human features

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the best example of Human-Environment Interaction?
    • A. 

      30 degrees North Latitutde, 120 degrees West Longitude.

    • B. 

      It was hot outside, so you put on shorts and a t-shirt this morning.

    • C. 

      Sending goods from New Orleans to Asia.

    • D. 

      Gentle rolling hills and thick forests.

  • 4. 
    What three things does the theme of Movement involve?
    • A. 

      Human-Environment Interaction

    • B. 

      People, places and things.

    • C. 

      People, things and ideas.

    • D. 

      Goods, services, and resources

  • 5. 
    Whenever two or more locations share something in common, they are considered to be part of a:
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Political Party

    • D. 

      Region

  • 6. 
    The spread of Christianity into North and South America can be explained best through the theme of:
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Human-Environment Interaction

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Region

  • 7. 
    Travel creates trade and spreads ideas because when people travel:
    • A. 

      They take their wants, needs and ideas with them.

    • B. 

      They interact with the environment

    • C. 

      They describe their location

    • D. 

      They know exactly where they are.

  • 8. 
    Human Geography can refer to:
    • A. 

      The number of trees in an area.

    • B. 

      How people interact with their environment.

    • C. 

      A location's wildlife, natural resources, and terrain.

    • D. 

      A location's main religion, income, employment rate, and voting patterns.

  • 9. 
    A location's plant and animal life, terrain, climate, and mineral resources fall into the category of:
    • A. 

      Human Geography

    • B. 

      Physical Geography

    • C. 

      World Geography

    • D. 

      Oceanography