Geography: Its Nature and Perspective Practice Test

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A set of processes that are increasing interactions and interdependence without regard to country borders is
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A Vernacular region
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The hobby of geocaching relies on the technology of
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Environmental determinism is the concept of
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The International Date Line is approximately consistent with
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All of the following are correct statements about time zones EXCEPT:
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Which of the following type of region categorization emphasizes the relationship between core and peripheral areas?
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Remote sensing is most effective in detecting
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The linking of places by common traits or characteristics is defined as
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Each group which inhabits an area leaves an imprint on the landscape. The imprint of earlier groups is present and an influence the landscape in the future. This concept is
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An Azimuthal/Planar map is most accurate at
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Maps that keep shape intact, but distort area are called
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The distance between time zones is approximately
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Density is defined as
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Diffusion which moves from large cities to smaller cities to towns, skipping over the rural areas between is
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Which geographical theme would involve the study of the impact of the drainage of part of the Florida Everglades?
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Which of the following is NOT a location theory?
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Acquiring data about the Earth's geography through satellite scans is
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Images from a satellite or aerial photos from a plane are both examples of
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Possiblism is the idea that
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The science of map making is
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All of the following have contributed to time-space convergence EXCEPT
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Which map projection has all lines of latitude and longitude at right angles, is a cylindrical projection, and has most of its distortion at the poles making Greenland look larger than Africa?
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An example of a perceptual region is
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Which geographer is associated with the concept of cultural landscape?
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A formal region
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Hip-hop culture has spread from city to city worldwide in a process of __________ diffusion.
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Latitude and longitude will give you the ___________ location of a place.
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The mental map of places you have routinely visited is a map of your
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Absolute location can be determined by
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Latitude measures
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Who first coined the term 'geography'?
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an example of stimulus diffusion is
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The Goode's Homosoline map is used to show
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The US Land Ordinance of 1785 divided much of the country into systems of
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The ability for ethnic groups to move across space in Dayton, Ohio is affected by
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"From Mannheim Road, go west on North Avenue till you get to 5th Avenue, the north about 3/4 of a mile; it's right next to the water tower." This is an example of
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All of the following are barriers to diffusion EXCEPT
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What type of distortion can map projections have?
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Linear, centralized, random, and grid patterns help to define the
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Lines of longitude run
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Toponym is a reference to
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The use of satellites to determine the precise location of objects on Earth is
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Which of the following represents a large scale map?
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An example of an interrupted projection map is
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An example of friction of distance is
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A functional region
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The most effective tool to compare a variety of superimposed data is
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Having layers of data in a map, such as roads, vegetation, and population density is consistent with the technology of