AP Human Geo Part 2

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AP Human Geography Quizzes & Trivia

These are the questions from tests 2, 4 and 5. Let me know if there are any corrections.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Replacement rate, the number of births needed to keep a population at a stable level without immigration, requires a total fetility of
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      2.1

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    The arithmetic density of population for a country is determined by dividing the total 
    • A. 

      Population by the number of farmers

    • B. 

      Area of square miles by 5

    • C. 

      Area of the country by the population

    • D. 

      Population by the total area

  • 3. 
    The number of people per unit area of agriculturally productive land is the
    • A. 

      Average density

    • B. 

      Total density

    • C. 

      Physiologic density

    • D. 

      Agricultural density

  • 4. 
    The world's three largest population concentrations are all found on the same landmass, which is 
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Eurasia

  • 5. 
    The major focus of NorthAmerica's population is
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      The Megalopolis region

    • D. 

      The South

  • 6. 
    In 1789, a British economist named Thomas Malthus published an essay in which he claimed that while population increased at what he called a geometric rate, the means of subsistence grew only at 
    • A. 

      An arithmetic (linear) rate

    • B. 

      A rate depending on the particular culture involved

    • C. 

      A declining rate

    • D. 

      An unpredictable rate

  • 7. 
    Births and _____ add to the population growth of a particular country.
    • A. 

      Rise in the death rate

    • B. 

      Emigration

    • C. 

      Immigration

    • D. 

      Increased agricultural output

  • 8. 
    Most of the countries with low population growth rates are also among the wealthiest.  An exception to this would be
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 9. 
    In the 1970's the government of india used this method to reduce the population growth rates in certain areas of the country.
    • A. 

      Tax incentives

    • B. 

      Forced sterilization of males

    • C. 

      Free housing for small families

    • D. 

      Cash awards

  • 10. 
    Low population grown resulting from high CBR and very high CDR is characteristic of state ___ of the demographic transition.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 11. 
    A population pyramid with a wide base and narrow top is indicative of 
    • A. 

      Developed countries

    • B. 

      Countries in Stage IV of the demographic transition.

    • C. 

      Developing countries.

    • D. 

      Low infant mortality.

  • 12. 
    Population policies which favor the promotion of birth control among certain groups in the population (ethnic, religious, or socio-economic groups) are referred to as
    • A. 

      Population planning

    • B. 

      Eugenics

    • C. 

      Socialism

  • 13. 
    A vectored infectious disease is
    • A. 

      Transmitted by an intermediary, such as a mosquito.

    • B. 

      Transmitted by direct contact host and victim.

    • C. 

      Never fatal to humans.

    • D. 

      Always fatal to hums.

  • 14. 
    _____ culture is conceived as small,incorporating a homogeneous population, typically rural and cohesive in cultural traits.  
    • A. 

      Material

    • B. 

      Popular

    • C. 

      Folk

    • D. 

      Local

  • 15. 
    Which is an example of a non-material aspect of culture?
    • A. 

      Church building

    • B. 

      Religious decoration

    • C. 

      Not eating pork

    • D. 

      An altar

  • 16. 
    In terms of popular culture, cities like Paris, new York and Milan are referred to as  
    • A. 

      Capitals

    • B. 

      Local cultures

    • C. 

      World cities

    • D. 

      Hearths

  • 17. 
    The fact that trends in popular culture (e.g. fashion) proceed from large global centers (Milan, Paris, New York) through a series of progressively smaller cities is an example of 
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Hierarchical diffusion

    • D. 

      Relative location

  • 18. 
    The changes in local culture brought about by the onslaught of popular culture tend to disrupt _________.
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      Transport connections

    • D. 

      Customs

  • 19. 
    Government efforts to discourage native practice and languages in the United States and Canada were attempts to _____ native groups.
    • A. 

      Segregate

    • B. 

      Protect

    • C. 

      Eradicate

    • D. 

      Assimilate

  • 20. 
    Buying a Native American styled dream catcher at a Wal-Mart store would possibly be an example of 
    • A. 

      Cultural appropriation

    • B. 

      Local custom

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Cultural persistence

  • 21. 
    "Little Sweden" in Lindsborg, Kansas is a good example of:
    • A. 

      Tribalism

    • B. 

      Globalization

    • C. 

      Neolocalism

    • D. 

      Placelessness

  • 22. 
    Geographer David Harvey refers to the increasingspeed by which innovations in popular culture diffuse as
    • A. 

      Distance decay

    • B. 

      Time-space compression

    • C. 

      Space-adjusting techniques

    • D. 

      Cultural diffusion

  • 23. 
    Globalized popular culture can be picked up and reproduced by people inteh context of their local culture.  This is referred to as:
    • A. 

      MTV-effect

    • B. 

      Reterritorialization.

    • C. 

      Global homogenization.

    • D. 

      Cultural appropriation.

  • 24. 
    The visible imprint of human activity on the landscape is known as:
    • A. 

      The hand of man.

    • B. 

      Urban renewal.

    • C. 

      The cultural landscape

    • D. 

      Sprawl

  • 25. 
    Which of these is not a formal region
    • A. 

      The area served by your local airport

    • B. 

      The Amazon rainforest.

    • C. 

      Rice-growing region of China.

    • D. 

      The area of France where Breton language is spoken.

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