Human Geography 1

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Human Geography Quizzes & Trivia

For INDV 102 - first exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A map in which china appears to be four to five times the size of the US is most likely to be a choropleth map showing absolute population. 
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 2. 
    The physical and cultural characteristics and attributes of a place refer to its
    • A. 

      Absolute location

    • B. 

      Relative location

    • C. 

      Site

    • D. 

      Situation

    • E. 

      Relational direction

  • 3. 
    World's peak rate of natural increase was reached
    • A. 

      During agricultural revolution

    • B. 

      During industrial revolution

    • C. 

      During 1960s

    • D. 

      During 1990s

    • E. 

      This century

  • 4. 
    Smaller the scale of a map, the larger the area it covers
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 5. 
    One example of a uniform region would be the "corn belt"
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 6. 
    An interdependent, dynamic unit, based on areal control and interaction, it has a core area and a periphery
    • A. 

      Formal region

    • B. 

      Perceptual region

    • C. 

      Scalar region

    • D. 

      Functional region

    • E. 

      Uniform region

  • 7. 
    Current population of earth is approximately
    • A. 

      4.7 billion

    • B. 

      6.7 billion

    • C. 

      8.7 billion

    • D. 

      10.7 billion

    • E. 

      12.7 billion

  • 8. 
    Timbuktu, mali, is located at approx. 16.5 N and 3.0 W.  the antipode is
    • A. 

      16.5 N

    • B. 

      116.5 N

    • C. 

      116.5 S

    • D. 

      16.5 S

    • E. 

      Cant be determined

  • 9. 
    Most of the world's population increases in the coming decades will be in the developing countries; this is primarily due to the effect of rising fertility rates
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 10. 
    Once a country's total fertility rate reaches the replacement ratio, its population will immediately fall to 0%
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 11. 
    One example of a pro-natalist policy would be subsidized child care and health insurance
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 12. 
    In the demographic transition model, the fastest rate of growth occurs during the _____ stage
    • A. 

      High stationary

    • B. 

      Early expanding

    • C. 

      Late expanding

    • D. 

      Low stationary

    • E. 

      Declining

  • 13. 
    In a country with 30% of its population under the age of 15 and 20% over the age of 65, the youth dependency ration is
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      100

    • E. 

      150

  • 14. 
    Uganda
    • A. 

      High stationary

    • B. 

      Early expanding

    • C. 

      Late expanding

    • D. 

      Low stationary

  • 15. 
    Brazil
    • A. 

      High stationary

    • B. 

      Early expanding

    • C. 

      Late expanding

    • D. 

      Low stationary

  • 16. 
    Sweden
    • A. 

      High stationary

    • B. 

      Early expanding

    • C. 

      Late expanding

    • D. 

      Low stationary

  • 17. 
    Unlike many developed countries such as japan, the US has a total fertility rate that is significantly above replacement ratio, allowing its population to continue to grow
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 18. 
    A population pyramid with a wide base and a narrow top
    • A. 

      Often indicates a high elderly dependency ratio

    • B. 

      Is typical for a country such as japan

    • C. 

      Is often a sign that the country suffers from a high AIDS/HIV rate

    • D. 

      Indicated that the country's population is in decline

    • E. 

      Is typical for a country with a high proportion of its population under the age of 15

  • 19. 
    Neo-malthusians
    • A. 

      Believe that countries should pursue pro-natalist policies

    • B. 

      Believe that growing populations pose the greatest threat to the environment

    • C. 

      Primarily focus on the environmental impacts of lifestyle and consumption habits

    • D. 

      Oppose the imposition of demographic controls

    • E. 

      All

  • 20. 
    Of the following, the country with the lowest infant mortality rate is
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      US

    • D. 

      Nicaragua

    • E. 

      Afghanistan

  • 21. 
    The youth dependency ratio is likely to be highest 
    • A. 

      In the move developed countries

    • B. 

      In countries with a low total fertility rate

    • C. 

      In countries with a lower female labor force participation rate

    • D. 

      In countries with a high life expectancy

    • E. 

      In most urbanized regions

  • 22. 
    In the video, world in balance, one explanation offered for japan's low birth rates is
    • A. 

      Low female literacy rates

    • B. 

      The cultural preference for sons rather than daughters

    • C. 

      Long working hours and time-consuming careers

    • D. 

      Low rates of urbanization

    • E. 

      The government's pro-natalist policies

  • 23. 
    The cultural preference for sins has led
    • A. 

      To tens of millions of missing women

    • B. 

      The indian government to require all pregnant women to have sonograms

    • C. 

      To a surplus of men in sub-saharan africa

    • D. 

      Governments to pay bonuses for the birth of sons

    • E. 

      All