Physical Geographic Quiz: Would You Pass?

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The quiz below is set to test and gauge your knowledge on a soluble salt, Lead II Nitrate among other things. How good are you with this section of Chemistry? It is a short and simple one, all the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes a "push facto" that would cause rural people in the Third-World to leave ther farms and migrate away from their home community?
    • A. 

      Guest worker policies in 1st World countries

    • B. 

      Civil war or armed conflict in the rural countryside

    • C. 

      Job opportunities in manufacturing

    • D. 

      Access to services & education opportunities in cities

    • E. 

      Decreasing land costs for farmers

  • 2. 
    The concept where physical geographic factors such as soils, climate and resources shape a specific culture group's behavior and practices is known as
    • A. 

      Transhumance

    • B. 

      Cultural Imperialism

    • C. 

      Convergence zones

    • D. 

      Environmental determinism

    • E. 

      Tobler's Law

  • 3. 
    An example of a nation without representative state would be
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Kurds

    • C. 

      Indonesians

    • D. 

      Panamanians

    • E. 

      Egyptians

  • 4. 
    As industrialized countries continue to develop economically, agriculture in these First World States tend to have the following characteristics
    • A. 

      Larger farms and increasing corporate ownership of farms

    • B. 

      Larger farms and more government ownership of farms

    • C. 

      Smaller farms and diversity of crop on each farm

    • D. 

      Smaller farms and fewer family-owned farms

    • E. 

      Larger farms and increasing number of family-owned farms

  • 5. 
    The longterm demographic effect of the One-child Policy in China has been
    • A. 

      Large-scale out migration of Chinese to foreign countries

    • B. 

      Mass rural to urban migration

    • C. 

      Smaller total population of China

    • D. 

      In-migration of foreign guest workers to fill low-paying service jobs

    • E. 

      Reduction of the total fertility rate below the replacement rate

  • 6. 
    The effect of increasing worldwode use of the internet, popularity of Hollywood movies and consumption of other English-language media would be examples of
    • A. 

      Expansion diffusion

    • B. 

      The Anatolian migration

    • C. 

      Cultural Globalization

    • D. 

      Contagious diffusion

    • E. 

      Vernacular regions

    • F. 

      Vernacular regions

  • 7. 
    Workers freely moving betwen member states within the European Union and other elimination of customs inspections for cars, trucks and trains moving betweenEU member states are results of
    • A. 

      The removal of tariffs

    • B. 

      The development of the European Coal and Steel Community

    • C. 

      Open-Border policies

    • D. 

      The monetary union and use of the Euro

    • E. 

      Judicial decisions of the European Court of Human Rights

  • 8. 
    Which plant was the dominant staple crop for the Mosopotamian, ancient Egypt and the rest of the Fertile Crescent?
    • A. 

      Corn (maize)

    • B. 

      Potatoes

    • C. 

      Yams

    • D. 

      Wheat

    • E. 

      Rice

  • 9. 
    New factories located in less developed countries (LDCs) are often the result of corporations based in more developed countries (MDCs) that are seeking
    • A. 

      Industrial locations next to natural resource sites

    • B. 

      Least-cost industrial locations

    • C. 

      Industrial locations at transportation nodes

    • D. 

      Increased government regulation of industry

    • E. 

      A technically-trained & highly-educated industrial workforce

  • 10. 
    All of the following are problems associated with suburban sprawl EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Limited transportation access & increasing road congestion

    • B. 

      Ethnic & racial segregation of suburban communities from the inner city

    • C. 

      Limited tax funds to pay for new public schools & services for the elderly

    • D. 

      Limited communications access and few utility services

    • E. 

      Destruction of natural landscapes and the elimination of farmland

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