Overla - Test One Maps And Culture

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  • 1. 
    What term is used to name each half of the earth, divided either north and south or east and west?
    • A. 

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Hemisphere

    • D. 

      Prime meridian

  • 2. 
    What document is a particular type of map that shows natural and man-made features on the earth?
    • A. 

      Map projection

    • B. 

      Topographic map

    • C. 

      Globe

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 3. 
    These imaginary lines run north and south on the globe and are used to measure east and west.
    • A. 

      Latitude lines

    • B. 

      Prime Meridian

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Longitude Lines

  • 4. 
    These imaginary lines are run east and west and are used to measure north and south on a map or globe.
    • A. 

      Latitude lines

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Longitude lines

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe the exact place on earth at which a geographic feature is found?
    • A. 

      Relative location

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Exact location

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe the location of a geographic feature in relation to other nearby features?
    • A. 

      Relative location

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Exact location

  • 7. 
    Countries east of the prime meridian are in the ________
    • A. 

      Northern Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Southern Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Eastern Hemisphere

    • D. 

      Western Hemisphere

  • 8. 
    Geography is the study of
    • A. 

      Land, water, natural resources, and population flows

    • B. 

      The history and development of the earth

    • C. 

      The measurement and physical descriptions of places, regions, areas and land masses

    • D. 

      The distribution and interaction of Earth's physical and human features

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would NOT be a project for a cartographer?(which will the cartographer NOT do)
    • A. 

      Creating a map projection

    • B. 

      Calculating the latitude and longitude of a new airport

    • C. 

      Calculating the exact location of the prime meridian on a globe

    • D. 

      Tracking the path of a hurricane using Landsat

  • 10. 
    The total of knowledge, shared attitudes, and behaviors of the members of a specific group of people is their
    • A. 

      Society

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Innovation

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 11. 
    The spread of ideas and customs from one society to another is called
    • A. 

      Innovation

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Facilitation

  • 12. 
    If the members of one society decide to adopt a custom that they observe in another society, this process is called
    • A. 

      Innovation

    • B. 

      Invention

    • C. 

      Convention

    • D. 

      Acculturation

  • 13. 
    A religion that involves the belief in many gods is known as
    • A. 

      Animism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Monotheism

    • D. 

      Hinduism

  • 14. 
    A version of a language that includes changes related to class, region, or other cultural changes is called  
    • A. 

      A diatribe

    • B. 

      A dialect

    • C. 

      An acculturation

    • D. 

      A migration

  • 15. 
    The mortality rate shows the average number of children a woman would have if she had children at the current rate for her country
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    To calculate the rate at which a population is growing, demographers subtract the mortality rate from the fertility rate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Population density refers to the average number of people who live within the boundaries of a specific amount of land, such as a square mile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Carrying capacity refers to the number of organisms a piece of land can support
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Fertility and fecudity are two words for the same thing, the average number of children women in a certain society give birth to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Here, a king, queen, or ruling family hold power
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Nation

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 21. 
    Citizens, or their elected representatives, hold political power
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Nation

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 22. 
    A group of people with a common culture living within a specific location
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Nation

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 23. 
    The government holds all, or nearly all, of the political power and means of production
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Nation

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 24. 
    An independent unit occupying a specific area and controlling its internal and external affairs.
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Nation

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 25. 
    Geographers developed the field of urban geography to study
    • A. 

      The ways in which proximity to natural resources affects city life

    • B. 

      The contrasts between cities and small towns

    • C. 

      The rate at which populations are shifting to cities

    • D. 

      The ways in which people use space in cities