AP Human Geography Quizzes & Trivia

AP Human Geography is more than just the ability to look at a map and know which way is north. The world we live in has profoundly shaped the way societies change and grow, and created both problems and solutions on levels from local to global.

Tackling a class like AP Human Geography asks you to take an active hand in thinking on each of these levels of influence, in processing data and analyzing statistics, and in looking for the ways that the world’s great variety of cultures are both alike and still unique. From climate change to cholera; from resource availability to urbanization, this quiz will help you review some of the topics that make this class so challenging and so rewarding at the same time.
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This test is from An Introduction to Human Geography (9th edition) by James M. Rubenstein. This is about the agriculture chapter of the textbook. NOTE: All textbooks concerning human geography or are related to the course...

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    The origin of agriculture is located in Asia.

This test is from An Introduction to Human Geography by James M. Rubenstein.  This is about the Development chapter of the textbook. NOTE: All textbooks concerning human geography or are related to the course or used for...

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    Which region of the world would have the lowest HDI?

Every community has its cultures and studying human geography gives us a chance to understand to understand people, their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions. Below is a quiz for Chapter 11 on Industries of AP...

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    Which of the following is not an industrial region located in Eastern Europe?

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    Pigs were domesticated in

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    Conflicting claims to the Arctic are mostly due to

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Which could be barriers to spatial interaction?
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What is/are the difference(s) between nomadic pastoralism and ranching?
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What did Wilbur Zelinsky's model of migration predict?
Wilbur Zelinsky was a renowned cultural geographer from America. He was born in 1921 and went on to die in 2013. He worked on numerous projects but demographic transition was his strong point. He created a special model that portrayed demographic tra
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