Five Themes of Geography
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which characteristics would you expect to find in a physical region?
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    Landforms and Climate
    Animal Life and Language
    Plant Life and Religion
    Culture and Topography
  • Question 2
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    Q. Looking out the window at school and seeing what is in nature around you is known as:
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    Urbanization
    Natural Evnironment
    Desertification 
    Adapted Environment
  • Question 3
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    Q. A majority of the people living in Egypt, Morocco, Lybia and Algeria practice the Muslim religion. Most people in these countries also communicate in Arabic. All of these countries are located in North Africa. Based on this information, what conclusion can be drawn?
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    Most Muslims live in areas that are not heavily populated.
    Islam is practiced by people from many different areas.
    North Africa can be considered a cultural region.
    North African nations are usually dictatorships.
  • Question 4
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    Q. The construction of a new skyscraper in the city is classified as what?
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    Adapted Environment
    Natural Environment
    Deforestation
    Human Environment
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which statement is the best definition of a region?
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    A region is an area in which people speak the same language.
    A region is an area that has common characteristics that distinguish it from neighboring areas.
    A region is an area set off from other areas by mountain ranges.
    A region is determined by an area's closeness to bodies of water.
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why is the Middle East considered a cultural region by most geographers
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    Its climate is warm and dry.
    It has an abundance of fertile valleys.
    It has many deserts and mountain areas.
    Its people share a common history and heritage.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Over the past ten years, more people have been moving to the city of Cleveland.  This can best be defined by which term?
    answer choices
    Deforestation 
    Urbanization
    Desertification 
    Natural Environment 
  • Question 8
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    Q. Your parents planted flowers in the flower bed at your house, what is this known as?
    answer choices
    Urbanization 
    Natural Environment
    Human Environment
    Adapted Environment 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which human activity would be most likely to have a negative impact on the environment?
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    Burning coal and oil to generate electric power.
    Stopping the draining of the swamps.
    Limiting the use of chemicals that kill weeds.
    Planting trees to control soil erosion.
  • Question 10
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    Q. A farmer in the midwest over used his land and now the minerals are gone and the area has dried up, which term best describes what has happened?
    answer choices
    Urbanization 
    Deforestation 
    Desertification 
    Human Environment
  • Question 11
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    Q. Throughout history, people have lived on mountains, in deserts, and along rivers and coastlines. What does this great variety in the areas of human settlement demonstrate? 
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    People organize similar types of governments.
    People enter similar occupations in very different regions.
    People can adapt to different physical environments.
    People prefer to live away from where other people settle.
  • Question 12
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    Q. Japan consists of a string of mountainous islands. Most of Japan's people live in heavily populated areas along the coast.Which conclusion is supported by these statements? 
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    Major urban centers are rarely found near water.
    The spread of new ideas is discouraged by overseas trade.
    Mountains prevent a people from developing a culture. 
    The geography of a nation influences human settlement.
  • Question 13
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    Q. What conclusion can be drawn from these actions?
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    Monsoons rarely happen in India.
    People often are unable to adapt to their environment.
    People adapt their behavior to their environment. 
    The climate of India is not subject to seasonal change.
  • Question 14
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    Q. A map of China's population density is shown.Which conclusion is supported by the information in the map?
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    The Gobi Desert is China's most densely populated area.
    China lacks any natural coastline.
    The southwest area of China is densely populated because its temperatures are much cooler.
    The most populated area of China is its eastern costal region.
  • Question 15
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    Q. Look at the outline below:I.__________________________     A. A common history     
    B. The same language     
    C. The same religion
    Which heading best completes the timeline?
    answer choices
    Causes if Civil Wars
    Characteristics of Cultural Regions
    Economic Factors
    Features of a Physical Region
  • Question 16
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    Q. When would a geographer use absolute location?
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    To identify the exact location of a place.
    To describe the physical features of an area.
    To locate a place by identifying what areas it is near.
    To show what the cultural characteristics of a place are.
  • Question 17
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    Q. Recently a major forest was cut down in order to build homes. This process is known as what?
    answer choices
    Deforestation 
    Desertification 
    Urbanization 
    Human Environment 
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