Geography 2

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1.
1 point
Where does the archaeological evidence gathered by Louis and Mary Leakey suggest the earliest humans developed?
2.
1 point
Which aspect of social science would a
geographer most likely study in depth?
3.
1 point
Which social scientists are best known for
studying the physical artifacts of a culture?

4.
1 point
• Oceans are an important source of food in
Japan.
• Terrace farming is used in many parts of China.
• Irrigation systems are widely used in India.
Which conclusion can best be drawn from these
statements?
5.
1 point
• The east is bordered by the Yellow Sea.
• The population is concentrated along the
coast and in the river valleys.
• Mountains, plateaus, and deserts dominate
the western region.
To which country do all of these geographic
statements apply?

6.
1 point
• Separated the cultures of Europe and Asia
• Hindered, but did not prevent, invaders from entering India
• Terraced to increase food production in South
America
Which geographic feature is being described in these statements?

7.
1 point
One way in which South Korea, Saudi Arabia,
and India are geographically similar is that each
is located on

8.
1 point
One reason the Euphrates, Indus, Nile, and
Tigris valleys became centers of early civilization
is that these valleys had
9.
1 point
In a traditional economic system, which type of
goods is most often produced?
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
10.
1 point
• Siberian Plain
• Sahara Desert
• Amazon Basin
• Mongolian Steppes
One characteristic common to these areas is that they all
11.
1 point
The Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra were
important to ancient India because they were
12.
1 point
The geographic isolation of a society most often
leads to the
13.
1 point
Studying oral histories, archaeological evidence,
and cultural histories are methods most often
14.
1 point
Which feature would most likely appear on a
physical map?

15.
1 point
Which nation is located on a peninsula?
16.
1 point
Which problem in the savanna regions of Africa is
caused by population pressures and overuse of
the land?

17.
1 point
One way in which the Huang He, the Indus, and
the Nile civilizations were similar is that they each
18.
1 point
What was an impact of Korea’s geographic
location on the history of East Asia?

19.
1 point
• Height above sea level
• Distance from the equator
• Amount of rainfall
• Average daily temperature
Which aspect of geography is most influenced by
these factors?

20.
1 point
When studying ancient civilizations, a geographer
would be most interested in looking at
21.
1 point
Which continent’s economic and political
development has been influenced by the Andes
Mountains and the Amazon River?

22.
1 point
Which document is an example of a primary
source?
23.
1 point
The main purpose of a time line is to show the
24.
1 point
Throughout history, people have lived on
savannas, in deserts, in mountains, along river
valleys, along coastlines, and on islands.
This statement demonstrates that people

25.
1 point
Which source of information is considered a
primary source?

26.
1 point
One reason that many historians study geography
is to

27.
1 point
The topography and climate of Russia have
caused Russia to
28.
1 point
Which feature would most often be shown on a
political map?
29.
1 point
• Large areas in the north and south received less
than ten inches of rainfall annually.
• The presence of waterfalls and rapids slowed
river travel.
• Highlands and steep cliffs limited exploration.
In which region did these geographic factors have
an impact on European exploration and
colonization?
30.
1 point
In which field of study do people learn about the
development of early human beings?