Introduction Of Human Geography Part I Quiz

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Introduction Of Human Geography Part I Quiz - Quiz

This is Part I of III Vocabulary Quiz


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  • 1. 

    Fieldwork

    • A.

      The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.

    • B.

      The Study of Geographic phenomena by visiting places and observing how people interact with and thereby change those places.

    • C.

      The overall appearance of an area

    • D.

      The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet

    • E.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated)

    Correct Answer
    B. The Study of Geographic phenomena by visiting places and observing how people interact with and thereby change those places.
    Explanation
    Fieldwork refers to the study of geographic phenomena by physically visiting places and observing how people interact with and change those places. This involves conducting research on-site, collecting data, and analyzing the spatial patterns and processes that occur in a specific area. By directly observing and interacting with the environment and the people within it, researchers can gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics and relationships between humans and their surroundings.

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  • 2. 

    Human Geography

    • A.

      Uniqueness of a location

    • B.

      The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.

    • C.

      The art and science of making maps, including data compilation, layout, and design.

    • D.

      One of the two divisions of Human Geography ; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes

    • E.

      The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet

    Correct Answer
    D. One of the two divisions of Human Geography ; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes. This division of human geography focuses on studying the distribution, patterns, and processes of human populations, including their cultural practices, economic activities, and the physical landscapes they inhabit. It involves analyzing how people interact with their environment and how their activities shape the spatial organization of societies. By studying these aspects, human geographers gain insights into the uniqueness of different locations and understand the dynamics of human societies in relation to their spatial context.

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  • 3. 

    Globalization

    • A.

      The expansion of economic, political, and cultural process to the point they become global in scale and impact. Transcends boundaries

    • B.

      Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space.

    • C.

      Measurement of physical space between two places

    • D.

      A regional outbreak of a disease

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. The expansion of economic, political, and cultural process to the point they become global in scale and impact. Transcends boundaries
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes to the point they become global in scale and impact. This answer accurately describes the concept of globalization, which involves the increasing interconnectedness and integration of economies, politics, and cultures worldwide. It emphasizes that globalization goes beyond national boundaries and has a significant influence on various aspects of society.

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  • 4. 

    Physical Geography

    • A.

      An area on the earth's surface marked by a degree of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon.

    • B.

      One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, process, and location of earth.

    • C.

      The art and science of making maps, including data compilation, layout, and design.

    • D.

      Belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures

    • E.

      Maps that tell stories, typically showing the degree of some attribute or the movement of a geographic phenomenon

    Correct Answer
    B. One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, process, and location of earth.
    Explanation
    The correct answer refers to physical geography, which is one of the two major divisions of systematic geography. It involves the spatial analysis of the structure, process, and location of the Earth. This field of study focuses on understanding the physical features of the Earth's surface, such as landforms, climate patterns, ecosystems, and natural resources. By analyzing these aspects, physical geographers gain insights into the processes that shape the Earth and how they interact with human activities.

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  • 5. 

    Spatial

    • A.

      Locations, Human - Environment, Region, Place, and Movement

    • B.

      Maps that show the absolute location of places and geographic features determined by a frame reference, typically latitude and longitude

    • C.

      Pertaining to space on Earth's surface; sometimes used as a synonym for geographic.

    • D.

      The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape

    • E.

      Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment

    Correct Answer
    C. Pertaining to space on Earth's surface; sometimes used as a synonym for geographic.
    Explanation
    The term "spatial" refers to something related to space on Earth's surface and is often used as a synonym for geographic. It indicates the connection between physical locations and their characteristics. In the context of the given options, "spatial" best fits the description as it pertains to the Earth's surface and is commonly used to describe geographical features and relationships.

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  • 6. 

    Spatial Distribution

    • A.

      State of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain name

    • B.

      The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network

    • C.

      The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs

    • D.

      Uniqueness of a location

    • E.

      Physical location of Geographic phenomena across space

    Correct Answer
    E. Physical location of Geographic phenomena across space
  • 7. 

    Pattern

    • A.

      The art and science of making maps, including data compilation, layout, and design.

    • B.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated

    • C.

      The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs

    • D.

      The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network

    • E.

      The overall appearance of an area

    Correct Answer
    B. The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated." This answer aligns with the definition of the term "pattern" provided in the given information. It refers to the arrangement or layout of objects or phenomena in space, whether they are scattered or concentrated in a specific manner.

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  • 8. 

    Medical Geography

    • A.

      Locations, Human - Environment, Region, Place, and Movement

    • B.

      One of the two divisions of Human Geography ; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes

    • C.

      A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.

    • D.

      The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.

    • E.

      Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space.

    Correct Answer
    D. The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.
    Explanation
    Medical Geography is the study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective. It involves observing variations in geographic phenomena across space and analyzing the spatial patterns of human population, cultures, activities, and landscapes in relation to health and disease. It also includes understanding the interrelation between locations, human-environment interactions, regions, places, and movements in the context of health and disease.

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  • 9. 

    Pandemic

    • A.

      A regional outbreak of a disease

    • B.

      A world wide outbreak of a disease

    • C.

      The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.

    • D.

      The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network

    • E.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated)

    Correct Answer
    B. A world wide outbreak of a disease
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A world wide outbreak of a disease." This is because a pandemic refers to the spread of a disease across multiple countries or continents, affecting a large number of people. It is not limited to a specific region or locality.

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  • 10. 

    Epidemic

    • A.

      The position or place of a certain item on earth as expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude

    • B.

      A regional outbreak of a disease

    • C.

      A world wide outbreak of a disease

    • D.

      The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet

    • E.

      The study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a geographic perspective.

    Correct Answer
    B. A regional outbreak of a disease
    Explanation
    The term "epidemic" refers to a regional outbreak of a disease. It signifies a sudden increase in the number of cases of a particular disease in a specific geographic area. This outbreak is usually larger than what is normally expected and may spread rapidly among the population in that region. It is important to distinguish between an epidemic and a pandemic, as a pandemic refers to a worldwide outbreak of a disease.

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  • 11. 

    Spatial Perspective

    • A.

      The visible imprint of human activity and culture of the landscape

    • B.

      Physical location of Geographic phenomena across space

    • C.

      The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape

    • D.

      An area on the earth's surface marked by a degree of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon.

    • E.

      Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space.

    Correct Answer
    E. Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space." This answer accurately captures the concept of spatial perspective, which involves looking at how geographic phenomena change and differ across different locations. By observing these variations, we can gain a deeper understanding of the spatial patterns and relationships between different places. This perspective helps us analyze and interpret the distribution and interaction of various physical and cultural features on the Earth's surface.

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  • 12. 

    Five Themes of Geography

    • A.

      Locations, Human - Environment, Region, Place, and Movement

    • B.

      A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.

    • C.

      One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the spatial analysis of the structure, process, and location of earth.

    • D.

      One of the two divisions of Human Geography ; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes

    • E.

      The Geographical Situational of people and things

    Correct Answer
    A. Locations, Human - Environment, Region, Place, and Movement
    Explanation
    The answer includes the five themes of geography: Locations, Human-Environment, Region, Place, and Movement. These themes are used to analyze and understand the spatial patterns and relationships of various aspects of the Earth, including economic activities, human populations, cultures, and landscapes.

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  • 13. 

    Location

    • A.

      The Geographical Situational of people and things

    • B.

      Maps that show the absolute location of places and geographic features determined by a frame reference, typically latitude and longitude

    • C.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated)

    • D.

      Physical location of Geographic phenomena across space

    • E.

      The position or place of a certain item on earth as expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude

    Correct Answer
    A. The Geographical Situational of people and things
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The position or place of a certain item on earth as expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude". This answer accurately describes the concept of location in geography, which refers to the specific coordinates on the Earth's surface that define the position of a place or object. It emphasizes the use of latitude and longitude as a frame of reference to determine the absolute location of geographic features.

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  • 14. 

    Location Theory

    • A.

      The expansion of economic, political, and cultural process to the point they become global in scale and impact. Transcends boundaries

    • B.

      A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.

    • C.

      Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment

    • D.

      The art and science of making maps, including data compilation, layout, and design.

    • E.

      The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape

    Correct Answer
    B. A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.
    Explanation
    The given answer is a definition of location theory. Location theory is a logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and how the producing areas of that activity are interrelated. It focuses on understanding why certain economic activities are located in specific places and how they interact with each other. This theory helps explain the spatial distribution of economic activities and their impact on the overall economy.

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  • 15. 

    Human Enviroment Interaction

    • A.

      The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network

    • B.

      The visible imprint of human activity and culture of the landscape

    • C.

      Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment

    • D.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated)

    • E.

      Physical location of Geographic phenomena across space

    Correct Answer
    C. Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment." This answer refers to the concept of Human-Environment Interaction, which emphasizes the mutual influence and impact that humans and the environment have on each other. It recognizes that humans shape and modify the environment through their actions and, at the same time, are influenced and affected by the environment. This reciprocal relationship is an essential aspect of geography and understanding how human societies adapt and interact with their surroundings.

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  • 16. 

    Region

    • A.

      An area on the earth's surface marked by a degree of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon.

    • B.

      Uniqueness of a location

    • C.

      The expansion of economic, political, and cultural process to the point they become global in scale and impact. Transcends boundaries

    • D.

      Satellite-based system for determining absolute location of places or geographic features

    • E.

      Reciprocal relationship between humans and environment

    Correct Answer
    A. An area on the earth's surface marked by a degree of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains the concept of a region as an area on the earth's surface that exhibits a certain level of similarity or homogeneity in terms of a specific phenomenon. This could refer to physical characteristics, cultural attributes, or functional aspects. The key idea is that regions are defined by a commonality or similarity in some aspect, which distinguishes them from other areas.

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  • 17. 

    Place

    • A.

      The visible imprint of human activity and culture of the landscape

    • B.

      A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.

    • C.

      The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet

    • D.

      Uniqueness of a location

    • E.

      The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certain location from other locations

    Correct Answer
    D. Uniqueness of a location
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "uniqueness of a location". This refers to the distinct characteristics and features that make a location different from others. It could include physical attributes such as natural landmarks or geographical features, as well as cultural aspects like historical significance or local traditions. The uniqueness of a location sets it apart from others and contributes to its individual identity and appeal.

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  • 18. 

    Sense of Place

    • A.

      A logical attempt to explain the vocational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.

    • B.

      State of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character

    • C.

      The design of spatial distribution, scattered or concentrated)

    • D.

      An area on the earth's surface marked by a degree of formal, functional, or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon.

    • E.

      The Geographical Situational of people and things

    Correct Answer
    B. State of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "State of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character." This explanation refers to the concept of "Sense of Place," which is the emotional and psychological attachment that individuals have to a particular location. It is formed through personal experiences, memories, and the association of certain characteristics with a specific place. This sense of place influences how individuals perceive and interact with their environment.

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  • 19. 

    Perception of Place

    • A.

      The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs

    • B.

      Pertaining to space on Earth's surface; sometimes used as a synonym for geographic.

    • C.

      The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certain location from other locations

    • D.

      The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs

    • E.

      Belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures

    Correct Answer
    E. Belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures". This answer is supported by the definition of "perception" which refers to an individual's understanding, awareness, or interpretation of something. In this case, it specifically relates to the understanding or belief about a place that is formed through various mediums such as books, movies, stories, or pictures. This answer aligns with the definition provided and accurately describes the concept of perception of place.

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  • 20. 

    Movement

    • A.

      The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network

    • B.

      The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet

    • C.

      The position or place of a certain item on earth as expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude

    • D.

      The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape

    • E.

      Measurement of physical space between two places

    Correct Answer
    B. The mobility of people, goods, and idea's across the surface of the planet
    Explanation
    This answer accurately describes movement as the mobility of people, goods, and ideas across the surface of the planet. Movement refers to the transportation and flow of people, goods, and ideas from one location to another. It encompasses the various modes of transportation and communication that enable the exchange and interaction between different places.

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  • 21. 

    Spatial Interaction

    • A.

      The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs

    • B.

      A regional outbreak of a disease

    • C.

      The position or place of a certain item on earth as expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude

    • D.

      State of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character

    • E.

      Belief or understanding about a place developed through books, movies, stories, or pictures

    Correct Answer
    A. The interaction between two separate locations, used sometimes to satisfy each others needs
    Explanation
    Spatial interaction refers to the movement and exchange of goods, people, and ideas between two separate locations. It involves the flow of resources, communication, and transportation between these locations, often with the purpose of meeting each other's needs and enhancing economic and social interactions. This concept recognizes the interconnectedness and interdependence of different places and emphasizes the importance of spatial relationships in shaping human activities and patterns.

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