How Much Do You Know About Human Geography Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Human Geography Quiz

How much do you know about human geography? As humans, we have a significant effect on the earth as we know it, and if we destroy it, we somehow destroy ourselves as life would be very hard. The quiz below is based on Rubenstein's AP Human geography textbook, chapter 12. Did you get to understand the different services? Take up this test and see for yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a consumer service?
    • A. 

      Retail

    • B. 

      Leisure/Hospitality

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Producer

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 2. 
    Why would services move out of CBDs?
    • A. 

      Land is cheaper in suburban areas.

    • B. 

      More people are moving into CBDs, so there is less space for services.

    • C. 

      CBDs are becoming tourists attractions instead of the centers of economy that they once were.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 3. 
    Early cities had more services than villages did. Which of the following characteristics of a city would allow for more advanced services?
    • A. 

      Cities were more egalitarian (equal between genders, races etc) than villages.

    • B. 

      Farming became more efficient, so non-farmers could become craftsmen.

    • C. 

      Cities were involved in long-distance trade.

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    If you were grouped into the quinary sector of the economy, you would most likely be a...
    • A. 

      Teacher

    • B. 

      Scientist

    • C. 

      Buisnessman

    • D. 

      Farmer

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is an example of a high-order service?
    • A. 

      Theater

    • B. 

      Bank

    • C. 

      Convenience store

    • D. 

      Public school

    • E. 

      Doctor's office

  • 6. 
    What is a settlement?
    • A. 

      The name for the first cities and urban centers, such as Athens.

    • B. 

      Walter Christaller's term for markets in his Central Place Theory.

    • C. 

      A colonial outpost of another country.

    • D. 

      A collection of high-order services.

    • E. 

      A permanent collection of buildings where people work and obtain services.

  • 7. 
    Which country is the leading provider of services?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      France

  • 8. 
    Which job can be counted BOTH in public services and consumer services?
    • A. 

      Tour guides for national parks

    • B. 

      Government employees

    • C. 

      Teachers and educators

    • D. 

      Journalists

    • E. 

      Accounting

  • 9. 
    Which of Walter Christallers assumptions about the central place theory are correct?
    • A. 

      Towns of a similar size are equidistant.

    • B. 

      Resources are evenly distributed.

    • C. 

      People generally use the same services each time.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    How did the enclosure movement in Britain affect dispersed settlements?
    • A. 

      It did not affect the British at all.

    • B. 

      The enclosure movement limited the use of clustered settlements and increased dispersed.

    • C. 

      The British Parliament gave more money to larger cities, so people abandoned dispersed settlements and moved into clustered settlements for more funding.

    • D. 

      The enclosure movement forced farmers to combine their fields, leading to a decline in dispersed settlements and an increased in clustered.

    • E. 

      The movement forced farmers to block off their land with fences, so many farmers decided to move together in clustered settlements to spare the expense.