AP Human Geography - Agriculture
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  • Question 1
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    Q. According to von Thunen's Model, which agricultural zone is closest to the market?
    answer choices
    Livestock
    Commercial Grain
    Dairy Farming
    Forestry
  • Question 2
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    Q. All of the following are assumptions made in the von Thunen model EXCEPT
    answer choices
    Terrain has forested areas with several small lakes and rivers
    Farmers sell all of their harvest
    The city is located centrally within an isolated state
    Soil and climate are the same
  • Question 3
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    Q. The result of overgrazing in semi-arid climates is
    answer choices
    environmental modification
    desertification
    aquaculture
    desalination
  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q. Which crop is associated with intensive agriculture?
    answer choices
    Corn
    Rice
    Wheat
    Cotton
  • Question 5
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    Q. Farmers that produce food that they need to survive on a daily basis are called
    answer choices
    Commercial agriculture
    Industrial agriculture
    Slash-and-burn agriculture
    subsistence agriculture
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is true about slash-and-burn agriculture in the 21st century?
    answer choices
    It can take decades to replenish the soil with nutrients
    Farmers stay in one place
    Rain forests are not as risk
    Nitrogen is removed from the soil
  • Question 7
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    Q. Agricultural hearths developed in four areas around the world EXCEPT
    answer choices
    Central America
    Eastern Europe
    Northwestern South America
    Western Africa
  • Question 8
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    Q. A major benefit to crop rotation would be
    answer choices
    Several different crops produced in the same year
    Nitrogen is put into the soil, which is needed for plants
    Requires less manual labor
    Farmers can replenish the soild and improve agricultural productivity
  • Question 9
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    Q. Mediterranean agriculture must be practiced in a climate that is
    answer choices
    Wet summer, dry winter
    Plentiful rainfall year round
    Dry summer, cool moist winter
    Mild and dry year round
  • Question 10
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    Q. The Third Agricultural Revolution is also known as 
    answer choices
    GMO Revolution
    Seed Agricultural Revolution
    Green Revolution
    Industrial Revolution
  • Question 11
    20 seconds
    Q. All of the following are true about the Green Revolution EXCEPT
    answer choices
    Takes place mainly in science laboratories
    Only tested on farms in MDCs
    Allows for plants and animals that grow in conditions they normally would not
    Led to the increase in industrial farming
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which type of agriculture is found primarily in developing countries?
    answer choices
    Plantation
    Truck farming
    Mediterranean
    Livestock ranching
  • Question 13
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    Q. All of the following are aspects of commercial agriculture EXCEPT
    answer choices
    a heavy reliance on machinery
    the product is consumed off the farm
    there is little relationship to other businesses
    a small percentage of the workforce is engaged directly in agriculture.
  • Question 14
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    Q. Shifting cultivation is most commonly found in which climate region?
    answer choices
    Dry
    Tropical
    Polar
    Warm temperate
  • Question 15
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    Q. Which of the following pairs of agricultural types occupies the largest percentage of the world’s total land area?
    answer choices
    Cattle ranching and Mediterranean agriculture
    Plantation agriculture and specialized horticulture
    Shifting cultivation and nomadic herding
    Intensive rice cultivation and subsistence farming
  • Question 16
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    Q. All of the following are types of subsistence agriculture EXCEPT
    answer choices
    pastoral nomadism.
    shifting cultivation.
    swidden agriculture
    truck farming
  • Question 17
    20 seconds
    Q. The most important reason why most people in North China grow crops other than wet rice is
    answer choices
    Government subsidies
    Cultural preference
    Climate
    Soil
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which of the following is NOT a major grain exporter?
    answer choices
    China
    Canada
    USA
    Australia
  • Question 19
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    Q. Corn was first domesticated in
    answer choices
    the Tibetan Plateau
    the Canadian Prairie.
    Central Mexico
    Northern Argentina.
  • Question 20
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    Q. The second agricultural revolution coincided with
    answer choices
    the Industrial Revolution.
    the first wave of European migration
    Imperialism
    the Enlightenment.
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