geography 1

the beach at ipanema, brazil can be studied using tools……..
a. only from human geography
b. From both metric and English systems of measure
e. only from physical geography
c. from both human and physical geography
d. only from oceanography
c. from both human and physical geography
which is not an example of a functional region…..
a. The area dominated by a particular crop
b. The circulation area of a newspaper
c. The area of dominance of a television station
d. The market area of a supermarket
e. The areas served by a sports franchise
a. The area dominated by a particular crop
and area distinguished by a unique combination of features is a…….
a. region
b. landscape
c. biome
d. uniform unit
e. ecosystem
a. region
if the scale map is 1:100,000, then 1 cm on the map represents______ on Earth’s surface
a. 10,000 kilometers
b. 1 kilometer
c. 100,000 kilometers
d. 10 kilometers
e. depends on the size of the map
b. 1 kilometer
The concept that the physical environment limits human actions, but that people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment is……
a. environmental determination
b. possibilism
c. climate
d. cultural relavtism
e. Spatio association
b. possibilism
which is a form of expansion diffusion….
a. contagious
b. stimulus
c. hierarchical
d. All of these are forms of expansion diffusion
d. All of these are forms of expansion diffusion
To geographers, the spread of McDonalds around the world represents……
a. economic and cultural globalization
b. the relocation diffusion of restaurants
c. a popular fad.
d. a unique taste in nearly every location
a. economic and cultural globalization
The state of Texas is best considered a formal region because……
a. it is a part of the United States
b. only one language is spoken everywhere in the region.
c. the same state laws apply everywhere in the region.
d. the climate is the same everywhere in the region
c. The same state laws apply everywhere in the region.
The arrangement of a feature accross earths surface is its………
a. regional analysis
b. distribution
c. regional dissociation
d. spatial analysis
e. spatial association
b. Distribution
The International Dateline mostly follows……..
a. 0 degrees longitude
b. 90 degrees latitude
c. 180 degrees longititude
d. 0 degrees latitude
e. 90 degrees longitude
c. 180 degrees longitude
Multiple “layers” of spatial information are stored in a(n)…..
a. remote sensing
b. Map
c. GPS
d. GIS
e. API
d. GIS
The science of making maps is…..
a. cartography
b. topography
c. meteorology
d. geomorphology
e. demography
a. cartography
According to environmental determinism………
a. people can choose a course of action from many alternatives offered by the physical environment
b. people determine their physical environment
c. the physical environment sets limits on human actions
d. the physical environment causes social developoment
e. people can adjust to the physical environment
d. the physical environment causes social development.
The study of how humans and the environment act is called……….
a. cultural ecology
b. environmental determinism
c. natural science
d. cultural diffusion
a. cultural ecology
Of the four major Earth systems, which one is composed of living organisms?…………
a. hydrosphere
b. lithosphere
c. biosphere
d. atmosphere
c. biosphere
The frequency of something within a given unit of area is……..
a. density
b. distribution
c. dispersion
d. concentration
e. pattern
a. density
1:24,000 is an example of what kind of scale?…….
a. metric scale
b. written scales
c. fractional scale
d. bar line
e. graphic scale.
c. Fractional scale
In making a map, cartographers must strike a balance between……………
a. cylindrical and conic projections
b. regions and locations
c. the amount of land and the level of detail displayed
d. functional and formal regions
e. vernacular and distributional concepts
c. The amount of land and the level of detail displayed.
Greenwich Mean Time is measured from……..
a. 0 degrees longitude
b. 180 degrees longitude
c. 90 degrees longitude
d. 0 degrees latitude
e. 90 degrees latitude
a. 0 dgrees longitude
scale is….
a. differce in elevation between two points in an area
b. the extent of spread of a phenomeon over a given area
c. the relationship between the length of an object on a map ang that feature on the landscape
d. the ratio of the largest to smallest on a map
e. the system used by geographers to transfer locations from a globe to a map
c. the relationship between the length of an object on a map ang that feature on the landscape
The spread of something over a given study area is…….
a. distribution
b. diffusion
c. density
d. pattern.
e. concentration
e. concentration
what elements of study do human and physical geography have in common…..
a. they are trying to solve the problem of how to manage the growing human population
b. they are trying to solve the problem of how to manage the natural environment
c. they are sometimes found as part of the same department in major universities
d. they are concerned with where things occur and why they occur the way they do
d. they are concerned with where things occur and why they occur the way they do
site identifies a place by it…
a. unique physical characteristics
b. mathematical location on Earth’s surface
c. location relative to other objects
d. nominal location
e. primary dimensions
a. unique physical characteristics
moving toward the southern border of the United States, English becomes less common in Spanish is more often spoken. what type of region does this gradual change of language to reflect…
a. vernacular
b. functional
c. formal
d. bilingual
b. functional
situation identifies a place by its……
a. nominal location
b. primary dimensions
c. mathematical location on Earth’s surface
d. location relative to other objects
e. unique physical characteristics
d. location relative to other objects
Categories: Physical Geography