A Quiz On AP Human Geography

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Would you like to take a quiz on AP human geography? AP human geography is known as Advanced Placement Human Geography in its full form. It is known as an Advanced Placement social studies course in human geography that is meant for high school students culminating in an exam that is administered by the College Board. These questions in the quiz will better your knowledge and understanding of human geography. All the best to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main difference between languages in the same family, branch, or group is how
    • A. 

      Recently in time, the languages were once the same.

    • B. 

      Closely the speakers of each language live to one other.

    • C. 

      They correspond to the diffusion of free markets across much of the world.

    • D. 

      Similar to the cultures of the speakers of each language are.

    • E. 

      They all emerged at the same point in history, according to the Bible.

  • 2. 
    Basque is a good example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Language family

    • B. 

      Globalizing language

    • C. 

      Language group

    • D. 

      Lingua franca

    • E. 

      Isolated language

  • 3. 
    Franglais is
    • A. 

      The lingua franca of France

    • B. 

      A dialect of French

    • C. 

      The standard language of French

    • D. 

      The use of English in the French language

    • E. 

      A language used by French colonial administrations

  • 4. 
    The two largest language families in the world are
    • A. 

      Indo-Iranian and Balto-Slavic

    • B. 

      Sino-Tibetan and Indo-European

    • C. 

      Afro-Asiatic and Sino-Tibetan

    • D. 

      Balto-Slavic and Sino-Tibetan

    • E. 

      Altaic and Nilo-Saharan

  • 5. 
    Both the Angles and the Normans contributed to the development of the English language because they
    • A. 

      Spoke ancient English languages.

    • B. 

      Invaded England.

    • C. 

      Spoke languages derived from Latin.

    • D. 

      Diffused English around the world.

    • E. 

      Agreed to divide Ireland from England.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a Romance language?
    • A. 

      Bulgarian

    • B. 

      Italian

    • C. 

      Portuguese

    • D. 

      Romanian

    • E. 

      French

  • 7. 
    The language spoken by soldiers stationed throughout the Roman Empire was known as
    • A. 

      Official Latin

    • B. 

      Romance language

    • C. 

      Standard language

    • D. 

      Vulgar Latin

    • E. 

      Catalan Latin

  • 8. 
    The two most important languages in South America are
    • A. 

      Dutch and English.

    • B. 

      English and Spanish.

    • C. 

      French and Spanish.

    • D. 

      Portuguese and Spanish.

    • E. 

      Creole and Portuguese

  • 9. 
    Russian is part of what language branch?
    • A. 

      Balto-Slavic

    • B. 

      Germanic

    • C. 

      Indo-Iranian

    • D. 

      Romance

    • E. 

      Altaic

  • 10. 
    According to Colin Renfrew's research, Indo-European languages diffused across Europe
    • A. 

      Entirely by sea

    • B. 

      By way of the Kurgan homeland

    • C. 

      With the conquests of warriors on horseback

    • D. 

      With the diffusion of agriculture

    • E. 

      Following the traders on the silk road

  • 11. 
    English is part of which language branch?
    • A. 

      Germanic

    • B. 

      Northern

    • C. 

      Western

    • D. 

      Indo-European

    • E. 

      Austronesian

  • 12. 
    A lingua franca is
    • A. 

      A lingua franca is

    • B. 

      A language understood by people who have different native languages.

    • C. 

      An extinct language that has been revived.

    • D. 

      An official language in a region of the world different from where the language originated.

    • E. 

      A language used by French colonial administrations.

  • 13. 
    Analyzing the maps and diagrams in this chapter, we can see that the branch of Indo-European that includes Ukrainian is
    • A. 

      European

    • B. 

      Balto-Slavic

    • C. 

      Indo-Iranian

    • D. 

      Romance

    • E. 

      Germanic

  • 14. 
    According to the maps and diagrams in this chapter, the branch of Indo-European that includes Haitian Creole is
    • A. 

      European

    • B. 

      Romance

    • C. 

      Indo-Iranian

    • D. 

      Balto-Slavic

    • E. 

      Germanic

  • 15. 
    According to the diagrams in this chapter, Turkmen is part of what language branch?
    • A. 

      Altaic

    • B. 

      Germanic

    • C. 

      Indo-Iranian

    • D. 

      Romance

    • E. 

      Balto-Slavic

  • 16. 
    An isogloss is
    • A. 

      A form of a language spoken in a local area

    • B. 

      A collection of unique words

    • C. 

      A boundary between language regions

    • D. 

      A blending of two language families

    • E. 

      A line that separates literary traditions

  • 17. 
    The most important language family in Sub-Saharan Africa is
    • A. 

      Khoisan

    • B. 

      Niger-Congo

    • C. 

      Nilo-Saharan

    • D. 

      Afro-Asiatic

    • E. 

      Altaic

  • 18. 
    British and American English differ in all but which of the following?
    • A. 

      Alphabet

    • B. 

      Pronunciation

    • C. 

      Spelling

    • D. 

      Vocabulary

    • E. 

      Prevalent dialects

  • 19. 
    A form of a language spoken in a local area is a
    • A. 

      Dialect

    • B. 

      Branch

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Group

    • E. 

      Root

  • 20. 
    A creolized language is
    • A. 

      Extinct

    • B. 

      A mix of indigenous and colonial languages

    • C. 

      An isolated language family

    • D. 

      A possible prehistoric superfamily

    • E. 

      A revived formerly extinct language

    • F. 

      A revived formerly extinct language

  • 21. 
    The Icelandic language has changed less than any other Germanic language because of
    • A. 

      Iceland's close contact with other people and activities

    • B. 

      Migration by German tribes

    • C. 

      Iceland's relative isolation from other places

    • D. 

      The extinction of the East Germanic group

    • E. 

      Continuous exchange with Norway and Sweden

  • 22. 
    The large number of individual languages documented in Africa has resulted primarily from
    • A. 

      Thousands of years of isolation between cultural groups

    • B. 

      Repeated invasions by outsiders

    • C. 

      Introduction of many different languages by the colonial powers

    • D. 

      Frequent migration by the different tribal groups

    • E. 

      Colonial administration of native lands

  • 23. 
    ________ is to Canada as ________ is to the United States.
    • A. 

      French; Spanish

    • B. 

      English; French

    • C. 

      French; English

    • D. 

      Conflict over ethnicity; conflict over language

    • E. 

      Alaska; Greenland

  • 24. 
    All of the following describe the English language except
    • A. 

      It is a lingua franca.

    • B. 

      Its recent growth is due to expansion diffusion.

    • C. 

      It is an Indo-European language.

    • D. 

      It has diffused along with economic globalization.

    • E. 

      It is an isogloss.

  • 25. 
    English has achieved unprecedented acceptance globally due to
    • A. 

      The refusal to use English in colonial and imperial expansion

    • B. 

      The diffusion of command economies across much of the world

    • C. 

      Its role as the common language of a global economy and culture

    • D. 

      The rise of folk culture and the decline of popular culture

    • E. 

      The diffusion of religion from LDCs to MDCs

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