Processing of computer information is an ex. of what type of economy? -Primary, secondary, tertiary, none of them
"Socks City" argues 1 key reason for China's boom in textile specializations is the formation of -union labor groups, lump econ, secondary. educ. prog.
The Tertiary sector includes all but the following? -Transportation,education, government, manufacturing, banking-
In more developed countries, employment is increasing in - Primary Sector, Secondary Sector, Tertiary Sector, or all of these
Answer: The Tertiary Sector
In the 50's and 60's Japan worked on producing - luxury items for markets, cars, cheap goods in large volumes for export, or consumer electronics
Answer: Inexpensive goods in large volume for export
An example of a primary sector activity is -education, manufacturing, banking, retailing, mining
An American Company with a plan in Botswana, Africa contributes to -Botswana GDP, Botswana GNP, US GDP, none of these
Answer: Botswana GDP
Compared to more developed countries, less dev. countries have a higher % of workers in which sector? -Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, All, B&C
The global spatial division of labor is described as... LDC = tertiary, MDC = primary, MDC = tertiary, MDC = Secondary
developed countries = Tertiary Sector jobs
Manufacturing, food processing, and construction are all occupations in which sector -Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Informal
Which of the following areas in Indiana is not decreasing in population? Muncie-Anderson-Muncie, South Bend, Marion County, All are decreasing.
Answer: These areas are all decreasing.
(blank) has had minimal losses of manufacturing jobs & is very much the reg. center of a 3-state region. -Evansville, Gary, F.Wayne, B-town, Indy
The fastest growing county currently in Indiana is... Lake, Marion, Hamilton, Hendricks, Johnson, boone, or Hancock county
Answer: Hamilton County
(blank) industries produce primarily manufactured goods exported to other regions. (blank) industries serve the local market. -non basic;basic, basic; Non-basic, Informal; Formal, Formal;Informal
Answer: Basic; Non-Basic
Which of the following areas has seen high unemployment rates due to the loss of Delphi, GM's largest company? -Gary, Fort Wayne, Anderson, Muncie, Indy
Within Indiana, you are most likely to find younger populations in... rural areas, Anderson, Kokomo, and Marion, Urban counties, Benton County
Answer: Urban Counties
Which of the following areas has seen emplyment and population rising due to the attraction of several life science firms and the attraction of medical devise related manufacturing companies? -B-town, T.Haute, F.Wayne,Lafayette, Muncie, or Evansville
(blank) has been a nationall publicized city of Indiana that has suffered from declining demand for recreational vehicles -S.Bend, Elkhart, Anderson, Kokomo, F.Wayne, Gary
Regarding the number of students age 5 to 19 years old over the next 10 years... we should expect increases, we should expect decreases, rural areas will con. to grow, areas hit with deindustrialization should see increases.
Answer: we should expect decreases
Which of the following cities has a long tradition of steel producing... Anderson, F.Wayne, Gary, Indy, S.Bend
A community's collection of basic industries is its.. consumer services, market area, economic base, hinterland, threshold.
Answer: Economic Base
A copper concentration mill tends to locate near a copper mine because it is a... bulk reducing industry, perishable industry, bulk-gaining industry, specialized manufacturer, fabrication concentration point.
Answer: Bulk Reducing Industry
Attracting a new basic industry is important to a community, primarily because it... Changes the community's functional classification, stimulates new nonbasic industries, disrupts the central place hierarchy, changes the nation's rank-size distribution of settlements, or replaces obsolete industry?
Answer: Stimulates new nonbasic industries
The lowest-cost form of transporting goods very long distances is by... truck, train, boat, airplane, ox cart
The hierarchical organization of settlements by populations size is known as the... primate city, econmic base, gravity model, rank-size rule, nesting of settlements
Answer: rank-size rule
According to the gravity model, the potential use of a service at a location is related... directly to population and inversely to distance, directly to distance and inversely to population, directly to both, inversely to both
Answer: Directly to population and inversely to distance
which of these industries is most dependent on low-cost labor -automotive, electronics, steel, textile, fabricated machinery
Compared to other industries, high-tech industries are more likely to locate near sources of... low-cost labor, low-cost land, aluminum oxide, low-cost energy, readily available capital
Answer: readily available capital
The minimum demand required for a good or service is called (blank) -fill in the blank-
A small town tends to have a larger percentage of (blank) - ordered goods compared to large cities.
low or lower
According to the sector model, the best housing is located in... A corridor from downtown to the edge of the city, an outer ring surrounding the city, nodes near universities and parks, renovated inner-city neighborhoods, gated communities
Answer: a corridor from downtown to the edge of the city
What consumer services were once clustered in North American CBDs but have mostly relocated to suburban malls? -office supply stores, large department stores, computer stores, rapid photocopying services
large department stores
As a result of high land costs, the American CBD is characterized by - less intensive land use, construction of skyscrapers, sprawl
Answer Construction of skyscrapers
Because the CBD is the focal point of a region's transportation network, urban areas are characterized by a high degree of... blockbusting, commuting, threshold, skyscrapers.
Which of the urban land-use models discussed in class is based on the idea that housing values are dependent on proximity to certain transportation networks - sector, multiple nuclei, concentric ring, urban realms?
Which of the urban land-use models discussed in class is based on multiple, self-sufficient areas in which people live, work, and shop in the same area? mmmm. Pepperoni! -Urban Realms, Multiple Nuclei, Sector, Concentric Ring
Answer: Urban Realms
The area of thecity where retail and office activities are clustered is the... -Central business district, inner-city, urbanized area, metropolitan statistical area
Answer: Central business district
The process of legally adding land area to a city in the U.S. is - annexation, acxcreditation, an application of eminent domain, defined by urbanized area, zoning
Fill in the ____: The tenuous urban condition in which job opportunities for lower income residents are moving farther away from their homes is (blank)
Answer: Spatial Mismatch
CBD stands for...
Central Business District
IN recent years, urban residents are more likely to shop in... -corner shops, downtown stores, suburban malls, specialty boutiques
Answer: Suburban malls
IN the urban slum video lecture, we discussed a case study of the neighborhood of (blank), an urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya. -South Town, Dharavi, Swayze, Kibera
IN U.S cities, the low-income residents are - clustered in inner-city neighborhoods, dispersed throughout the city, clustered in suburbs, distributed uniformly in the city, distributed across commuters zone
answer: clustered in inner-city neighborhoods
Compared to the U.S, poor families in European cities are more likely to be... -clustered in inner-city neighborhoods, dispersed throughout the city, clustered in suburbs, distributed uniformly in the city, living along major boulevard.
Answer: Clustered in Suburbs
during the gentrifying process, initially (blank) are one of the initial gentrifiers. However after wards (blank) are one group likely to move into the gentrified neighborhood in a second wave. -affluent "empty nesters"'young childless couples, gay partners; affluent..., gay ; young couples
Answer: Gay Partners; Affluent "empty nesters"
A process of converting a neighborhood from low-income to middle-class is... -blockbusting, filtering, gentrification, redlining, zoning
More than half of all trips are made for what purpose? -personal business, shopping, work, recreation
The process of change in the use of a house, from single-family owner occupancy to abandonment, is... blockbusting, filtering, gentrification, redlining, urban renewal
In Contrast to North America cities, European cities.. -have fewer restaurants, have poor transportation infrastructures, have wealthier people living in the inner cities, are relatively recent in origin
Answer: Have Wealthier people living in the inner Cities
Sprawl is the... -Change in density within an urban area from the center to the periphery, development of new housing sites not contiguous to the existing built-up area, land maintained as open space surrounding an urban area
Answer: Development of new housing sites not contiguous to the existing built-up area
Large scale migration occurred in South Asia after 1947 primairy because of the - boat people, communist victory, failure of the monsoon rains, partition of religious groups, new mobility provided by railway construction
Answer: Partition of religious groups
A state which places the most power in the hands of a central government is a... -federal state, nation state, fragmented state, unitary state, or compact state?
Answer: Unitary State
Which of the following describes the independence from control of a state's internal affairs by other states? -centripetal forces, nationality, suffrage, sovereignty, or ethnicity
Sri Lanka has experienced continuing etnic conflic between... -Sinhalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus, Dravidian animists and Hindu rebels, Jacobites and Assyrians, Urdu separatists and Kashmir rebuls, Hutus and Tutsis
Answer: Sinhalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus
Russia's current unity as a multinational state is threatened by which ethnic region that desires its own independence -Georgia, Chechnya, Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia
Israel has controlled all of Jerusalem since - Partition of Palestine by the UN in 1947, The withdrawal of British rule in 1948, The Arab-Israeli Armistice of 1949, The Six Day War is 1967, The Egyptian and Israeli peace treaty of 1979
Answer: The Six-Day War in 1967
In 1967 Israel captured what teritory from Syria? -East Jerusalem, The West Bank, The Sinai Peninsula, The Golan Heights, The Gaza Strip
Answer: The Golan Heights
In what small African country has violence cycled between the Hutus and Tutsis? -Eritrea, Somalia, Rwanda, Uganda, or the Congo
Over the past half centruy, the number of sovereighn states in the world... has remained approximated the same, has increased by 24, decreased by 24, increased by >100, increased >1,000
Answer: increased by more than 100
The attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose its political, economic, and cultural principles in another territory is -colonialism, constitutionality, self-determination, sovereignty, or suffrage
Which of the following states is most likely to vote for the democratic party in 2010 based on its historical precedence of voting for the dem. party candidate every election since 1976. -Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Hawaii, Ohio
(blank) was the sate that had the largest % of change of vote from 2004 to 2008, voting modestly for Kerry in 2004 but overwhelmingly Obama in 2008. -Hawaii, Indiana, Illinois, California
Which of the following Metropolitan Indy counties had the highest % of Obama voters
Which of the following is true? -Great Plains states traditionally vote democrat, New England states traditionally vote republican, Pacific Coast States trationally vote republican, Southern States traditionally vote Democrat, Indiana traditionally votes Republican
Answer: Indiana Traditionally votes Republican
Which of the following ethnic groups had the lowest % of voters for Obama? -African American, Latin American, Asian, White
The process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power is... -redistricting, vote tampering, redlining, gerrymandering, enclosing
As mentioned in the Electoral Geography of the 2008 presidential election lecture, (blank) was the most influential person in understanding the apparent "red shift" in Arkansas due to his state's admiration and pride - Bill Clinton, Mike Huckabee, Barack Obama, Nolan Richardson, Hilary Clinton
Answer: Bill Clinton
Which of the following states actually voted more Republican in 2008 than 2004? -Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, California
Rural areas in Indiana recently hit with deindustrialization, voted (blank) -more Republican than normal, more democratic than normal, normal, as predicted
Answer: More Democratic, than normal
If only people age 18 to 29 voted in the 2008 Prsidential Election... -Obama would've won by a larger margin, McCain would've won, The election would've been split, this was never discussed
Answer: Obama would've won by a larger margin
The possible increase in Earth's temperature caused by the process of carbon dioxide absorption, which traps radiation in the atmospher is... Thermal feedback, isothermic depletion, the greenhourse effect, photochemical smog, the anaerobic process
Answer: The greenhouse effect
China has relatively large proven reserves of: Coal, petroleum, natural gas, tar sandstone
Historically, the most important source of fuel was: biomass, coal, natural gas, petroleum, alcohol
Conservation is... the sustainable use and management of natural resources, maintenance of resources in their present condition, invention and diffusion of new agricultural practices
Answer: the sustainable use and management of natural resources
The gas that has been threatening the Earth's ozone layer is... sulfer dioxide, chlorofluorocarbon, the greenhouse effect, photochemical smog, nitrous oxide
What world region generates the most nuclear power as a % of electrical output: North America, Latin America, South Asia, Europe, East Asia
The United State has relatively large proven reserve of: Coal, petroleum, natural gas, tar sandstone
To avoid depleting resources, future generations will need to increase their implementation of: sanitary landfills, sustainable developmene, wildlife preservation, green revolution technology, genetic engineering
Answer: Sustainable Development
Intended as an alternative to petroleum, why is the use of corn to produce ethanol so controversial: The price of corn fluctuates greatly on the market, The amount of fossil fuels needed to grow corn is possibly more than the amount saved in vehicles fuels
Answer: The amount of fossil fuels needed to grow corn is possibly more than the amount saved in vehicles fuels.
Steel and chemical industries are major water polluters primarily because they... are major users of municipal sewage systems, release runoffs of pesticides, generate large amounts of wastewater, generate superheated steam, require small amounts of water in the manufacturing process
Answer: generate large amounts of wastewater
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