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AP Human Geography Semester 1 Final!
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One important feature of the worlds population with the most significant future implications is that
The most rapid growth is occurring in the LDC's
Geographers define overpopulation as
Too many people compared to resources
The earth area of permanent human settlement is called the
Two-thirds of the worlds population is clustered in four regions. Which of the following is not one of these four regions?
Most people live in cities in which of these regions?
The most popular country in the Southeast Asia region is?
Physiological density is the number of
People per area suitable for agriculture
A country with a large amount of arable land and a small number of farmers will have a
Low agricultural density
If the physiological density is much larger than the arithmetic density, then a country has
A small percentage of land suitable for agriculture
India and the UK have the same arithmetic density. From this we can conclude that the two countries have the same
Number of people per area of land
The annual global population growth rate increased approximately two hundred years ago because of the
The highest natural increase rates are I'm countries of which stage if the demographic transition?
The lowest crude birth rates are found in countries in which stage of the demographic transition?
The highest crude death rates are found in countries in which stage of the demographic transition?
Rapidly declining crude death rates are found in which stage of the demographic transition?
Country X has a CBR of 40 and CDR of 15 while Country Y has a CBR of 20 and a CDR of 9 Which country has a higher natural IR?
The rate of 120 deaths per 1,000 births is known as the
Infant mortality rate
When averaged for all LDC's, which rate is lower than MDCs on average?
Crude Death Rate
The number of people who are too young or too old to work in a society compared to the number of working aged people is the
The shape of a country's population pyramid is determined primarily by its
Crude birth rate
The population pyramid or Naples Florida is upside down because the city has a large percentage of
The US census is politically important because
Some legislative seats are apportioned according to population
In contrast to the experience of MDCs, LDCs entered Stage 2 of the demographic transition through
Diffusion of medical technology from other countries
Stages 1 and 4 of the demographic transition are similar in that
Both have low growth rates
The average number of births women beat in their lifetimes is
Total fertility rate
The worlds population was expected to grow to 12 billion in 45 years. The period of 45 years is known as
Thomas Malthus concluded that
The worlds rate of population increase was higher than the development of food supplies.
In comparing Malthus theory to actual world food production & population growth during the past half-century the main diff is
Actual food production has been much higher than Malthus predicted
The stages of the epidemiological transition are based on
Causes of death at varying stages of the demographic transition
Dr. John Snow found the cholera cases in London were
Spatially associated with a certain public wells
A country has a net-in-migration if emigration______ immigration
Is less than
Which if the following events would be considered a migration pull factor?
Opening of a new factory
Wilbur Zelinsky's model of migration predicted
Migration characteristics vary with the demographic transition
The migration transition model predicts that international migration reaches a peak at_____of the demographic transition
According to the US Committee for Refugees, the three largest groups of international refugees are
Palestinian, Iraqi, and Afghan
Several million Irish migrated to the US during the peak of the late nineteenth century came from which part of Europe?
North and West
The most important pull factor for migrants to North America today is
A physical feature, such as a body of water, which hinders migration is an example of
An intervening obstacle
Which factor most often causes a voluntary migration?
Why has Russia's program to attract migrants faced difficulty in recent years?
They are targeting ethnic Russians who speak Russian and most are not interested
Europeans migrated to the US primarily because of
Decreased economic opportunities as European countries experienced rapid population growth
Counter urbanization is
Migration to rural areas And small towns
Suburbanization of MDCs is due to
Desire to change lifestyle
Which statement most accurately describes the motivations of the historic European and current Latin immigrants to the US?
Both were are are motivated by economic factors
US quota laws from the 1920s until late 1960s had the effect of
Ensuring the majority of migrants continued to be from Europe
Recent immigrants to the US are
Concentrated in a few states according to economic prospects and migrants country of origin
Mexicos immigration policy is
complicated because Mexico favors migration t the US but opposes migration from its south
President does not believe that immigration should include
Not passing the Dream Act for undocumented workers
The borderland between El Paso and Ciudad Jaurez shows
That immigration reform is vital for the people of Mexico and the US
What is not an example of expansion diffusion?
Which type of diffusion shows ideas spread from nodes of authority to other places? Ex. Paris Fashion
Which type of diffusion shows that the idea spread because people moved from one place to another? Ex. English spoken in NA.
Which type of diffusion shows that the idea spread quickly with widespread diffusion throughout the population? Ex. Web ideas
What is an example of stimulus diffusion?
Spread of social networking
Economic development through international trade is an example of what type of diffusion?
The spatial distribution created by the US land ordinance of 1785 is an example of
What is the origin of geography?
Humans have practiced geography at least since the time of Ancient Greek civilization.
the relationship between the length of an object on a map and that feature on the landscape
1:24,000 is an example of what type of scale?
If the scale of a map is 1:100,000 then 1 centimeter on the map represents____on earths surface
What elements of study do human and physical geography have in common?
They are concerned with where things occur and why they occur where they do
A system for transferring locations from a globe to a flat map is
Driving around to gather info for street navigation devices is called
Distortion is especially severe on
The acquisition of data about earths surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or from another long distance method is
A computer system that stores, organizes, etc. (geographic data) is
GPSs reference what type of location?
What is a fundamental element of culture?
Social forms, customary beliefs, and material traits
The first person to use the word geography was
The science of making maps is
The spread of McDonald's around the world represents
Economic and cultural globalization
The name given to a portion of earths surface is known as
Situation identifies a place by its
Unique physical characteristics
Site identifies a place by its
Location relative to other objects
0 degrees latitude is located on
Greenwich mean time is measured from
0 degrees longitude
The international date line is measured approximately from
180 degrees longitude
The township and range system
Resulted in a grid like pattern
The US land ordinance of 1785 divided much of the country into a system of
Townships, ranges, sections, and quarter sections
Holland converted the Zuider Zee into a fresh water lake by using
The concept that the distribution of one phenomenon is related to the location of other phenomena is
The arrangement of phenomenon across earths surface is
An area distinguished by one or more unique characteristics is a
The division of the US into nine regions by the census bureau is an example of a
According to environmental determinism
The physical environment causes social development
Cultural ecology is
The study io how humans and the environment interact
The frequency of something within a given unit of area
The spread of something over a given study area
A region from which a phenomenon originates
Globalization of the economy has
Heightened economic differences among places
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