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27. Indicators of the contested term civilization, almost always displayed in culture hearths include a. long-distance trade, writing, astronomy, mass production. b. writing, urbanization, pyramid building, irrigation agriculture. c. writing, metallurgy, astronomy, urbanization. d. irrigation agriculture, industrialization, writing, long-distance trade. 28. Theis a term to describe the permanently inhabited portion of the earth a) city b) ecumene c) erastothones d)circumference 29, Carrying capacity is a. the maximum biomass an environment will produce. b. a function of distance decay. c. the maximum number of people that can be supported by resources and technology available. d. a reflection of cultural subduction. 30. The systematic study of human population is called a. ecology b. ekistics. c. geographiks d. demography 31. The first stage of the demographic transition is marked by a. high birth rates, high but fluctuating death rates. b. high birth rates, low and stable death rates. c. declining birth rates, continuing high death rates. d. high birth rates, declining death rates. 32. Today, the continent with the highest total fertility rates in the world is: d. Europe. a. Africa b. North America c. South America crude birth rates are found in developing countries of Africa, southern Asia, and 33. The Latin America. a. highest b. lowest c. weirdest d. most modest 34. The diffusion of plants and animals were domesticated in the Middle East about (more or less)years ago: a. 1 million b. 10 million c. 10 thousand d. one thousand 35. Among the 5 criteria for understanding where most population clusters in the world are located, are:, and (a) Near flat terrain, Mountains, far from rivers (b) Near coasts, rivers, and fertile soil (c) Near forests, buffalo, and mangoes (d) Near beaches, coconuts, and benches
36. In the film Journey of Man, the narrator meets with a group in Namibia, the San, who are descendants of the smaller group that left Africa world, and later, crossed into the Americas. ago. Their ancestors, populated the a) 12,000 years/the Atlantic b) 50,000 years/the Mexican border c) 50,000 years/the Bering Strait d) 30,000/the Pacific 4 37. Consider countries with a pronounced base (young cohort) pyramid-like population composition: inverse to the older age groups. Countries with such pyramid-like composition are usually considered a. Developed countries b. Developing countries c. Sovereign countries d. Dependent countries 38. The Paleolithic period near the end of glaciation was characterized by: a. sophisticated agricultural societies based upon irrigation. b. subsistence tribal systems based on hunting and gathering. c. the complete absence of human populations as we know them. d. the development of culture hearths based on urban centers. 39. The major cultural hearths, so-called cradles of civilizations were located in: a. Middle East, China, Central America, India, and West Africa b. Middle East, Brazil, Europe and Japan c. Middle East, East Australia, Western Europe, and East Asia d. Middle East, Western Australia, East Europe and Papua New Guinea Fig. 4.9
39. The major cultural hearths, so-called cradles of civilizations were located in: a. Middle East, China, Central America, India, and West Africa b. Middle East, Brazil, Europe and Japan c. Middle East, East Australia, Western Europe, and East Asia d. Middle East, Western Australia, East Europe and Papua New Guinea Fig. 4.9 40. The above population pyramids indicate four different types of demographics. In pyramid A, this particular pattern is typical of: a. developing countries b. developed countries c. tripartite countries d.dichotomous 41. In pyramids B and C listed in question 40, these particular patterns are, in general typical of: a. developing countries b. developed countries c. tripartite countries d.dichotomous 42. In pyramid B and C, these particular patterns are typical specifically of a. African countries b. European countries c. Asian countries d.Latin American countries
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50. and spatial trends of population. a) birth, death, fertility, and growth rates b) birth, death, fertility, and race c) birth, death, fertility, and nationality d) birth, death, fertility, and economics and are important in understanding the numbers, composition, distribution 51) The Tropic of Capricon is: A) 23.5 degrees South latitude B) 23.5 degrees North latitude C) 0 degrees West longitude D) 180 degrees East latitude 52) What type of precipitation is associated with mountainous areas? A) orographic B) convectional C) tropical D) latitudinal 53) The Tropic of Cancer is located at: A) 23 1/2 degrees S. latitude B) 23 1/2 degrees W. longitude C) 23 1/2 degrees E. longitude D) 23 1/2 degrees N. latitude 54) The Mercator projection distorts the a) Southern and Western b)Northern and Southern c)Western d) Eastern spheres of the Earth. 55). The Mercator projection was never meant to be a political map, instead it was made for purposes A)cultural b)navigational c)political d)ethnic
55). The Mercator projection was never meant to be a political map, instead it was made tor purposes A)cultural b)navigational c)political d)ethnic 56. Human processes in different places overtime reflecet the volatility between and how human geography is a social science concerned with a) people and their environment/human-environmental interactions b) rocks and maps/ human-environmental interactions c) the earth and moon/ human-environmental interactions d) none of the above 57. In the documentary Journey of Man, we observed that and_were vital in the migrations of humans out of Africa 50,000 years ago. a) climate/foraging food b) climate/national borders c) climate/racial discord d) none of the above 58. Among the major various themes to be studied within the discipline of geography geographers are mostly concerned with: a) movement, human-environment interactions, location, region, and place b) rocks, maps, location, region, and place c) location, region, place, and capital cities. d) none of the above 59. The further away we get from the Equator line, as we look at the Earths surface, we observe that moving toward the higher latitudes (North or South), annual seasons are more pronounced, and, there is a) longer daylight during summer and longer periods of darkness during the day in winter b) longer periods of darkness during the day in summer and longer periods of daylight during winter. c) there is not much difference between winter and summer d) none of the above 60. The closer we get to the Equator line, we observe that there is between the annual seasons. a) greater variation b) less variation c) more snow d) none of the above
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