Quiz 2 Social Studies

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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How well do you understand Chapter 2 and 3 from the book?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of the theme of movement? 
    • A. 

      People immigrating (moving) to the US for jobs

    • B. 

      Students travel around Philadelphia by bus to get to school

    • C. 

      The Atlantic Coastal plain has low lying swamps

    • D. 

      A store in Philadelphia is using FedEX to deliver goods to people in other states and countries

  • 2. 
    Latitude lines run from East to West across the Earth parallel to the equator. The closer to the equator, the climate is usually _______________________
    • A. 

      Colder

    • B. 

      Warmer

  • 3. 
    How are weather and climate different? 
    • A. 

      Climate is the average weather over time of a place, weather is the daily conditions

    • B. 

      Climate is the daily conditions of rainy/snowy/sunny, weather is the average

    • C. 

      Climate and weather are the same

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of the relative location of the US? 
    • A. 

      North of Mexico and South of Canada

    • B. 

      45 degrees N, 130 degrees W

    • C. 

      60 degrees S, 160 degrees

    • D. 

      South of Mexico and near India

  • 5. 
    The regions of the US like Atlantic Coastal Plain, Intermountain Region and Great Plains are examples of this theme of geography. 
    • A. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Location

  • 6. 
    The ways that people changed and adapted the environment is called.. 
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • C. 

      Place

    • D. 

      Location

  • 7. 
    ______________________ lines run North and South and are parallel to the Prime Meridian. 
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Longitude

  • 8. 
     North America is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Vegetation is the average amount of rain. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Physical and __________________ characteristics make up a place. For example, in the US there are many natural features like mountains, and also man made features like monuments, buildings and roads. 
    • A. 

      Place

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Human

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 11. 
    The United States and Canada (both) have a wide variety of vegetation zones like desert, forest and tundra. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Absolute location is found with ___________ and ________________. 
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian and longitude

    • B. 

      Equator and latitude

    • C. 

      Latitude and Longitude

    • D. 

      Relative and Variable

  • 13. 
    The US and Canada were able to use their natural resources for ______________ development. For example, farmlands in the Great Plains are good places to farm and grow food. People sell this and make money! 
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 14. 
    Building houses from natural materials and wearing coats in the cold are examples of Human - Environment interaction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of these is NOT one of the five themes of geography? 
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • D. 

      Location

    • E. 

      Place

    • F. 

      Climate

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