Geography 100 Test 1

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The intermontane region of North America is found in eastern Canada.
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An altiplano is a(n):
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The gap between rich and poor in South America is narrowing.
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Which country is not located within one of the world's three largest population clusters:
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The hacienda form of land tenure was dominant in Middle America's Rimland.
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The Middle American realm has a land bridge.
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The gradual reduction of regional contrasts resulting from increasing cultural, economic, political and other types of exchanges is known as:
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The slums of South America's large cities are known as:
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Which of the following countries is not a member of the Mercosur trading bloc?
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The difference between formal and functional regions is:
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The large island of Trinidad is located in the Greater Antilles.
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A region need not possess the geographic property of location.
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Which of the following countries is located within the culture hearth known as Mesoamerica?
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The Zone of Maturity in the South American city contains the best housing outside the spine.
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Transition zones mark the places where geographic realms meet.
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Brazil contains the largest Japanese community outside Japan.
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The peoples called Native Americans in the U.S. are called _____ in Canada.
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Megalopolis is a multi-metropolitan agglomeration in the northeastern United States.
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Mestizos are persons who are of mixed _____ heritage.
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Southeast Asia does not rank among the world's four largest population clusters.
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Which water body is surrounded by a geologically-active Ring of Fire:
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As a group, the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico constitute:
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In the Latin American city model, the elite residential sector contains the:
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The most widely distributed language family does not include:
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Geography is concerned with providing a spatial perspective on the world.
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The rain shadow effect has its greatest influence on the climate of Los Angeles and other Pacific-bordering cities.
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In the Köppen-Geiger scheme, the world's drier climates are largely grouped under the letter A.
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The area that surrounds and is served by a city is known as its:
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The process by which a tectonic plate consisting of less heavy rock rides up over a heavier plate is known as:
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During their period of colonial domination, the Spanish forced much of Mexico's Amerindian population to relocate to urban settlements.
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Which of the following is a secondary economic activity?
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Which of the following is a systematic subfield of geography?
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A functional region:
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A cultural landscape consists of a composite of human imprints on the surface of the Earth.
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Almost _____ percent of South Americans live in urban areas.
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The Caribbean Coast of Middle America is:
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All regions possess all of the following except:
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Culture is totally genetically predetermined; it is completely instinctive.
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Physically homogeneous regions are called physiographic provinces.
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The Great Lakes' main outlet to the sea is the:
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The Mayan and Aztec civilizations were both part of the Mesoamerican culture hearth.
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Which of the following jobs belongs to the tertiary sector of the U.S. economy?
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Which of the following countries does not contain a portion of the Amazon Basin?
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The North American Free Trade Agreement:
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The control center of the Incan Empire was:
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South America's population distribution may be characterized as peripheral.
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The physiographic region called the Canadian Shield:
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Pangaea is the name of Wegener's supercontinent.
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A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as a(n):
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Which of the following cities is not the largest urban center in its country?