AP Chapter 1-2 exam

Question 1 of 40

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Globalization is a process that really accelerated during the ______________ century.

Select one of the following:

  • 16th

  • 17th

  • 18th

  • 19th

  • 20th

Question 2 of 40

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Regions perceived to exist by their inhabitants are called _____________ regions.

Select one of the following:

  • popular

  • vernacular

  • folk

  • preceived

  • psychological

Question 3 of 40

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Popular culture is considered to have a ____________ rate of diffusion.

Select one of the following:

  • slow

  • average

  • rapid

  • lateral

  • dynamic

Question 4 of 40

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Climate, vegetation, terrain, wildlife and soil are all basic components of:

Select one of the following:

  • culture

  • human geography

  • physical environment

Question 5 of 40

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Cultural homogeneity is the hallmark of a ____________ region.

Select one of the following:

  • functional culture

  • formal culture

  • vernacular culture

  • none of hese

Question 6 of 40

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Which type of regions display a core-periphery pattern to settlement?

Select one of the following:

  • vernacular

  • formal

  • functional

Question 7 of 40

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The most reflective landscape of consumption in popular culture is the:

Select one of the following:

  • commercial strip

  • central business district

  • shopping mall

  • hotel

Question 8 of 40

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Photography, literature, television and film often contribute to the creation of:

Select one of the following:

  • peripheral place zones

  • tourist illiteracy

  • place image

  • modernity

Question 9 of 40

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Environmental determinism was a belief that _____________ impacted where culture grew.

Select one of the following:

  • mobility

  • landscapes

  • events

  • technology

Question 10 of 40

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The wavelike spread of ideas primarily involves the concept of:

Select one of the following:

  • stimulus diffusion

  • hierarchical diffusion

  • contagious diffusion

  • absorbing barriers

Question 11 of 40

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Clearly defined borders are a common feature of a ___________ region.

Select one of the following:

  • functional

  • formal

  • vernacular

  • multiple trait

Question 12 of 40

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Detailed knowledge about the environment by traditional cultures is often called

Select one of the following:

  • cultural convergence

  • agricultural adaptation

  • indigenous technical knowledge

Question 13 of 40

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Perhaps the most enduring feature of folk culture is:

Select one of the following:

  • architecture

  • language

  • clothing

  • occupation

  • food

Question 14 of 40

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Active folk cultures would most likely be found in ____________ today.

Select one of the following:

  • North America

  • Equatorial Africa

  • Japan & Taiwan

  • the Middle East

Question 15 of 40

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The Eiffel tower in Paris is part of the city skyline. This is an example of:

Select one of the following:

  • artistic landscape

  • architectural landscape

  • symbolic landscape

  • cultural landscape

Question 16 of 40

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Human Geography is the study of ________________________________ of peoples activity.

Select one of the following:

  • cultural organization

  • environmental impact

  • spatial organization

Question 17 of 40

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Which of the following is not one of the major themes our text uses in Human Geography?

Select one of the following:

  • cultural landscape

  • globalization

  • nature culture

  • economics

Question 18 of 40

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The movement of people, ideas and things outward to a new location is called

Select one of the following:

  • diffusion

  • globalization

  • mobility

  • sustainability

Question 19 of 40

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Belief that the surrounding physical conditions can be shaped by the inhabiting culture is

Select one of the following:

  • possibilism

  • environmental perception

  • environmental determinism

  • ecofeminism

Question 20 of 40

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Which of the following is mostly likely to resist changing?

Select one of the following:

  • popular cultures

  • folk cultures

  • indigenous cultures

Question 21 of 40

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The reason hierarchical diffusion is greater in popular culture than folk or indigenous is

Select one of the following:

  • class system

  • classless system

  • technology

  • consumerism

Question 22 of 40

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Diffusion of people leads to the creation of settlement in ______________ patterns.

Select one of the following:

  • core/ periphery

  • formal/ functional

  • urban/ rural

  • none of these

Question 23 of 40

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A belief that globalization of economies and countries will homogenize culture is

Select one of the following:

  • core/ periphery theory

  • place/ image theory

  • convergence theory

  • consumption culture

Question 24 of 40

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The concept of consumer nationalism as practiced by some countries:

Select one of the following:

  • decreases globalization

  • increases globalization

  • has no effect on globalization

Question 25 of 40

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The basic difference between folk and popular architecture is the absence of

Select one of the following:

  • materials

  • know how

  • formal plan

  • locations

Question 26 of 40

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Which of the following would not be a characteristic found in folk cultures?

Select one of the following:

  • strong family

  • static

  • heterogeneous

  • rural

Question 27 of 40

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Areas inhabited by people with more than one trait in common are called:

Select one of the following:

  • functional regions

  • folk cultures

  • indigenous cultures

  • formal regions

Question 28 of 40

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When ideas and practices spread through out a population at a rapid rate is called

Select one of the following:

  • relocation diffusion

  • hierarchical diffusion

  • stimulus diffusion

  • expansion diffusion

Question 29 of 40

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A repetitive action by an individual is a

Select one of the following:

  • trait

  • custom

  • habit

  • mental disabilty

Question 30 of 40

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Popular culture spreads faster and has a greater impact on the wider world because:

Select one of the following:

  • richer and higher levels of education are available

  • modern forms of transportation and communication

  • more efficient uses of natural resources

Question 31 of 40

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One of the greatest negative impacts of popular is

Select one of the following:

  • mass consumption

  • changing styles and tastes

  • moral confusion

Question 32 of 40

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Further one goes from the point of introduction of change the less the impact explains:

Select one of the following:

  • possibilism

  • convergence theory

  • time/ distance decay

  • determinism

Question 33 of 40

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Ecofeminism or Gendered nature theorists believe that women are:

Select one of the following:

  • more suited to caring for the environment

  • less suited for caring for the environment

Question 34 of 40

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The repetitive action of a group over an extended period of time is called a

Select one of the following:

  • trait

  • custom

  • habit

  • losing streak

Question 35 of 40

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The combination of different forms of media that color our perception is known as:

Select one of the following:

  • place image

  • nature culture

  • cultural landscape

  • leisure landscape

Question 36 of 40

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A cultural belief that is shaped by choices or opportunities available is called:

Select one of the following:

  • humans as modifiers of Earth

  • Environmental determinism

  • possibilism

  • sustainability

Question 37 of 40

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Which of the following would not be a characteristic of popular culture?

Select one of the following:

  • heterogeneous

  • individualistic

  • little mobility

  • urban

Question 38 of 40

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The convergence hypothesis is related to the theme of geography ______________

Select one of the following:

  • nature/ culture

  • region

  • cultural landscape

  • globalization

Question 39 of 40

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One of the greatest challenges to globalization in many countries is

Select one of the following:

  • uneven development

  • sustainable development

  • environmental mangement

Question 40 of 40

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The greatest challenge for subsistence economies becoming commercial economies is

Select one of the following:

  • the lack of available resources to be used in production

  • the ecological and societal impact they have

  • the loss of control of environmental factors

  • all of the above

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