Geography Final

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      180 N, 30 W

    • B. 

      23.5 N, 180 W

    • C. 

      25 N, 0 W

    • D. 

      0 N, 23.5 W

  • 2. 
    Which of the following factors contribute to population density?
    • A. 

      Climate and sea level

    • B. 

      Landforms and animal life

    • C. 

      Landforms and climate

    • D. 

      Sea level and animal life

  • 3. 
    NAFTA is an acronym for what?
    • A. 

      North American Fixed Tariff Agreement

    • B. 

      North Atlantic Free Trade Association

    • C. 

      North American Free Trade Agreement

    • D. 

      North Arkansas Fowl Train Assessment

  • 4. 
    What is a cash crop?
    • A. 

      Crops grown to export to other countries

    • B. 

      Crops that you purchase with cash only

    • C. 

      Great horny toads

    • D. 

      A military haircut

  • 5. 
    Looking down at the earth from the above the North Pole, which direction does the earth turn?
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      North to south

    • C. 

      Counterclockwise

    • D. 

      Figure 8

  • 6. 
    All of these is true of the Prime Meridian, except which one?
    • A. 

      It is an imaginary line

    • B. 

      It separates with northern and southern hemispheres

    • C. 

      It is located at zero degrees west

    • D. 

      It is a line of longitude

  • 7. 
    A map maker may also be called what?
    • A. 

      A super genius

    • B. 

      An atlas

    • C. 

      A cartographer

    • D. 

      An architect

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does NOT cause erosion?
    • A. 

      Smokey Bear

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Glaciers

  • 9. 
    An equinox occurs when the sun's rays fall directly on what?
    • A. 

      Tropic of Hawaii

    • B. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • C. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 10. 
    Which of the following term means "fit for farming"?
    • A. 

      Agrarian

    • B. 

      Air-headed

    • C. 

      Aerodynamic

    • D. 

      Arable

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of the Fertile Crescent?
    • A. 

      This area is currently known as Iraq

    • B. 

      It is near the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

    • C. 

      It was formerly known as Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      None. All other answers are true.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following might you find on a map?
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Key

    • D. 

      Directions

    • E. 

      Imperialism

    • F. 

      Symbols

  • 13. 
    Lack of rainfall is an example of a PUSH factor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Eurasia is the combined land mass of Europe and Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Berlin Wall divided Eastern Europe (mostly Communist) from Western Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The mantle of the earth is believed to made of hot rocks and magma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The tallest mountain in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The discovery of gold is an example of a PULL factor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The sun's rays are directly over the equator on the first day of summer and the first day of winter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The earth completes a single rotation in 24 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Tropic of Cancer is located at what latitude?
    • A. 

      0 degrees N

    • B. 

      32.5 degrees N

    • C. 

      23.5 degrees N

    • D. 

      23.5 degrees S

  • 22. 
    Every four years, we add a day to our calendar (February 29th) because it takes the earth 365.25 days to revolve around the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      23.5

    • D. 

      10

  • 24. 
    According to the Rule of 72, if a population were growing at a rate of 1% per year, how many years would it take for the population to double?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      72

  • 25. 
    The Grand Canyon is an example of a human characteristic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Lines of longitude run north and south.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The Cold War began after WWII and was between the United States and what country?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      USSR

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 28. 
    The tallest mountain in the world and can be found in which mountain range?
    • A. 

      Ural Mountains

    • B. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • C. 

      Himalayas

    • D. 

      Appalachain Mountains

  • 29. 
    Due to time zones, it is later in Spain right now than it is in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    People who lived in Communist Europe after World War II were said to live behind the Iron Curtain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Mountain range that runs east and west

    • B. 

      Natural boundary between Europe from Asia

    • C. 

      Located in China

    • D. 

      Runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Ural River

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Tilt and rotation of the earth

    • B. 

      Tilt and revolution of the earth

    • C. 

      Tilt and distance to the sun

    • D. 

      Tilt and global warming