Geography Exam Two

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  • 1. 
    Crude birth rate is...
    • A. 

      The annual number of children born to each woman

    • B. 

      The annual number of deaths per 1000 population

    • C. 

      The annual number of births per 1000 population

    • D. 

      The annual number of births per 100,000 population

  • 2. 
    Rapid growth, high death rate, and high dependency ratio are characteristics of which population pyramid?
    • A. 

      Triangular

    • B. 

      Rectangular

    • C. 

      Inverted

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 3. 
    Dependency ratio is...
    • A. 

      Number of dependents (old and young) supported by 100 members of the labor force

    • B. 

      Number of dependents (old and young) supported by 1,000 members of the labor force

    • C. 

      Number of dependents (old and young) supported by 10,000 members of the labor force

    • D. 

      Number of dependents (old and young) supported by 100,000 members of the labor force

  • 4. 
    Disrupted growth or a catastrophic event that causes population decline such as war, disease, or migration will lead to what type of population pyramid?
    • A. 

      Triangular

    • B. 

      Rectangular

    • C. 

      Inverted

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 5. 
    Eliminating gender disparity in all levels of education is a part of what MDG?
    • A. 

      Universal education

    • B. 

      Gender equality

    • C. 

      Child health

    • D. 

      Maternal health

  • 6. 
    Access to reproductive care is a part of which MDG?
    • A. 

      Child health

    • B. 

      Environmental sustainability

    • C. 

      Maternal health

    • D. 

      Universal education

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Hydroelectric power

    • C. 

      Natural gas

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 9. 
    _______ is a non-renewable energy source that is more abundant than oil.
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Solar power

  • 10. 
    Lignite has a high content of _______ giving the material its distinct black color
    • A. 

      Sulfur

    • B. 

      Ash

    • C. 

      Peat

    • D. 

      Waste material

  • 11. 
    The main reserve type of coal in the U.S. is _____________
    • A. 

      Anthracite

    • B. 

      Lignite

    • C. 

      Bituminous coal

    • D. 

      Hard coal

  • 12. 
    When the coal is very close to the surface, you use...
    • A. 

      Strip mining

    • B. 

      Shaft mining

  • 13. 
    Hydraulic fracturing is considered ____________
    • A. 

      Conventional

    • B. 

      Unconventional

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Natural gas

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Coal

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Natural gas

    • B. 

      Geothermal energy

    • C. 

      Hydroelectric power

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 16. 
    The Grand Coulee Dam is the largest dam, located in ___________
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 17. 
    A downfall to geothermal energy is that is is _________
    • A. 

      Dirty

    • B. 

      Location specific

    • C. 

      Un-naturally occurring

  • 18. 
    Agriculture is associated with which economic activity?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Quaternary

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Tertiary

    • B. 

      Quinary

    • C. 

      Quaternary

    • D. 

      Primary

  • 20. 
    Garment manufacturing in Sri Lanka is an example of which economic activity?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Quaternary

  • 21. 
    Warehousing is associated with which economic activity?
    • A. 

      Tertiary

    • B. 

      Quinary

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Quaternary

  • 22. 
    Growing one crop in a particular land area is also known as _________
    • A. 

      Agglomeration

    • B. 

      Monoculture

    • C. 

      Fallow

    • D. 

      Swidden

  • 23. 
    An impact of the Green Revolution is that it has __________ input costs
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

  • 24. 
    Extensive farming is _______ markets
    • A. 

      Close to

    • B. 

      Far from

  • 25. 
    An example of a non-perishable intensive farming outcome is ___________
    • A. 

      Truck and fruit farming

    • B. 

      Livestock feed

    • C. 

      Grain

    • D. 

      Livestock ranching

  • 26. 
    Bos-Wash is an example of _________
    • A. 

      Outsourcing

    • B. 

      Offshoring

    • C. 

      An agglomeration economy

    • D. 

      A trans-national corporation

  • 27. 
    Producing parts of products abroad for domestic sale is also known as _________
    • A. 

      Outsourcing

    • B. 

      Offshoring

  • 28. 
    An example of a post-industrial economy is _________
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 29. 
    Post-industrial economies have a dominance in ________
    • A. 

      Agricultural sectors

    • B. 

      Manufacturing sectors

    • C. 

      Service sectors

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Banking

    • B. 

      Pharmaceuticals

    • C. 

      Aerospace

    • D. 

      Computer design

  • 31. 
    _____ and ______ were the key methods in which things were transported during the industrial revolution
    • A. 

      Planes, railroads

    • B. 

      Canals, planes

    • C. 

      Canals, railroads

    • D. 

      Planes, trucks

  • 32. 
    A city with a population more than twice the size of the second largest city is called a ________
    • A. 

      World city

    • B. 

      Primate city

    • C. 

      Dominant city

    • D. 

      Functional city

  • 33. 
    An example of a primate city in the U.S. is ________
    • A. 

      NYC

    • B. 

      San Diego

    • C. 

      Austin, Texas

    • D. 

      There are none in the U.S.

  • 34. 
    A city that is a headquarter of corporate and government agencies is also know as _________
    • A. 

      A world city

    • B. 

      A primate city

    • C. 

      An urban city

  • 35. 
    An example of a dominant world city is _________
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Tokyo

    • C. 

      Sydney

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 36. 
    Growth of urban areas is driven by particular activity or a number of activities such as _________
    • A. 

      Religious centers

    • B. 

      Market centers

    • C. 

      Cultural capital

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      High risk areas

    • B. 

      Occupants lacking ownership

    • C. 

      Formal sectors

    • D. 

      Low-income residents