Question Description

QUESTION 1

  1. France is located in both the eastern and western hemispheres.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 2

  1. Place has to do with the description of an area and not necessarily where it is found.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 3

  1. There are currently almost 200 independent countries in the world.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 4

  1. The break-up of the Soviet Union has seen nothing but peace since world leaders organized the different regions into countries based on ethnicity and religion.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 5

  1. A major problem facing the people of South America is the widespread deforestation taking place to make room for crops and cattle.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 6

  1. Problems with acid deposition can be found in aquatic environments, forests, and human environments due to anthropogenic causes as well as natural causes.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 7

  1. The environmental movement in the United States can be traced as far back as 1739 with the efforts of Benjamin Franklin and other Philadelphia residents.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 8

  1. Industrialization initially caused significant pollution issues in developed and developing countries; however, advances in technology quickly resolved those issues.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 9

  1. Between the mid-1960s and the end of the twentieth century many of the countries of South and Southeast Asia experienced vigorous economic growth, some with growth rates far exceeding the previous growth rates of the industrialized countries.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 10

  1. The Gardasil vaccines, hands-free devices, and the retail DNA test are examples of recent technological advances with only positive influences on modern day living.
    True False

1 points

QUESTION 11

  1. Which of the following enable us to find absolute location, our exact place on Earth?
    Lines of latitude
    Lines of longitude
    Both lines of latitude AND longitude
    None of the above

3 points

QUESTION 12

  1. Locating your space and evaluating it in relation to someplace else is referred to as which of the following terms?
    Relative location
    Absolute location
    Spatial analysis
    None of the above

3 points

QUESTION 13

  1. The Balfour Declaration of 1917 stated that which of the following groups of people supported the construction of a Jewish homeland in Palestine?
    American citizens
    British citizens and soldiers
    Middle Eastern Arabs
    Middle Eastern Jews

3 points

QUESTION 14

  1. Which of the five themes of geography would you be looking for if you asked someone to describe an area to you, particularly what makes it different than other areas?
    movement
    place
    location
    region

3 points

QUESTION 15

  1. Which of the following would NOT demonstrate the human-environmental interaction theme of geography?
    how people depend on their environment
    how people have been changed by their environment
    how the environment has been changed by people
    how the environment impacts the weather

3 points

QUESTION 16

  1. The red line in this image divides the Earth into the northern and southern hemispheres, illustrating which of the following?

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    Prime Meridian
    Equator
    Tropic of Cancer
    Tropic of Capricorn

3 points

QUESTION 17

  1. The Kurds are unique for which of the following reasons?
    The Kurds speak more languages than any other ethnicity in the world.
    The Kurds have the largest national boundaries of any ethnicity in the world.
    The Kurds are the largest ethnicity in the world without their own state.
    None of the above

3 points

QUESTION 18

  1. The Catholics and the Protestants are in conflict in which of the following regions?
    Great Britain and Wales
    Scotland
    Northern Ireland
    The Republic of Ireland

3 points

QUESTION 19

  1. Which of the following statements accurately represents citizens of Brazil?
    Brazilians are Latino and Hispanic.
    Brazilians are Latino and multi-linguistic.
    Brazilians are Latino and speak Portuguese.
    Brazilians are neither Latino nor Hispanic.

3 points

QUESTION 20

  1. Which of the following have contributed the most to the devastation in Africa?
    Tribal warfare and the lack of common languages
    Ethnic cleansing and the distrust of other ethnicities
    International aid and the paternalistic culture it has created
    Corrupt leaders and the legacy of colonial rule

3 points

QUESTION 21

  1. The wheat belt of Kansas, the citrus-growing belt of south Texas, and the state of New York are all what type of region?
    Formal region
    Informal region
    Functional region
    Perceptual region

3 points

QUESTION 22

  1. Which of the following is considered a serious public health risk due to retreating glaciers in the Alps?
    Frequent floods
    Heat waves
    Displacement of established vegetation
    All of the above

3 points

QUESTION 23

  1. Anthropogenic causes of acid rain are linked to which of the following factors?
    Emissions from factories
    Volcano emissions
    Microbial processes
    All of the above

3 points

QUESTION 24

  1. The population boom in China and the growing concern about the ability of the nation to feed its people led the government leaders to establish what mandatory policy?
    Communist labor groups
    Food rationing for elders and children
    One Child Per Family Policy
    All of the above

3 points

QUESTION 25

  1. Which of the following factors has been used to redraw borders around the globe?
    Language
    Religion
    Ethnicity
    All of the above

3 points

QUESTION 26

  1. Various organizations employ different tactics to protect the environment. What type of protest would you consider the image below?

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    Radical confrontation
    Legal protest (i.e. lawsuit)
    Nonviolent protest
    Public hearings

3 points

QUESTION 27

  1. The image below represents which of the following components related to the theme of movement?

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    Trade
    Cultural diffusion
    Migration
    Interdependence

3 points

QUESTION 28

  1. Which of the following tasks did China work on to improve the air quality before the 2008 Summer Olympics?
    Replacing polluting taxi cabs
    Replacing coal furnaces
    Building new subway lines
    All of the above

3 points

QUESTION 29

  1. Which of the following countries were exploited for their raw materials and cheap labor while other parts of the world reaped the benefits of industrialization?
    The countries of Asia and Australia
    The countries of Asia and Africa
    The countries of South America and Africa
    All countries benefited from industrialization.

3 points

QUESTION 30

  1. Which of the following is NOT a goal of sustainable design?
    Use local, renewable resources.
    Create longer lasting and better functioning products.
    Eliminate negative environmental impact.
    They are ALL goals of sustainable design.

3 points

QUESTION 31

  1. The effects of industrialization were widespread. Please explain at least 3 effects of industrialization around the globe.
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5 points

QUESTION 32

  1. Local, national, and international organizations continue to form, united by a common desire to protect our world. Please identify two different types of organizations formed with a common goal of environmentalism and briefly explain the strategies employed by the groups.
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5 points

QUESTION 33

  1. Identify 4 of the common features of sustainable design. Please briefly explain each feature.
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10 points

QUESTION 34

  1. Our world faces many different challenges due to human interaction with the environment. Please identify at least 4 of our current challenges and briefly explain the significance of each problem.
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10 points

QUESTION 1France is located in both the eastern and western hemispheres. True False1 points QUESTION 2Place has to do with the description of an area and not necessarily where it is found. True False1 points QUESTION 3There are currently almost 200 independent countries in the world. True False1 points QUESTION 4The break-up of the Soviet Union has seen nothing but peace since world leaders organized the different regions into countries based on ethnicity and religion. True False1 points QUESTION 5A major problem facing the people of South America is the widespread deforestation taking place to make room for crops and cattle. True False1 points QUESTION 6Problems with acid deposition can be found in aquatic environments, forests, and human environments due to anthropogenic causes as well as natural causes. True False1 points QUESTION 7The environmental movement in the United States can be traced as far back as 1739 with the efforts of Benjamin Franklin and other Philadelphia residents. True False1 points QUESTION 8Industrialization initially caused significant pollution issues in developed and developing countries; however, advances in technology quickly resolved those issues. True False1 points QUESTION 9Between the mid-1960s and the end of the twentieth century many of the countries of South and Southeast Asia experienced vigorous economic growth, some with growth rates far exceeding the previous growth rates of the industrialized countries. True False1 points QUESTION 10The Gardasil vaccines, hands-free devices, and the retail DNA test are examples of recent technological advances with only positive influences on modern day living. True False1 points QUESTION 11Which of the following enable us to find absolute location, our exact place on Earth?Lines of latitudeLines of longitudeBoth lines of latitude AND longitudeNone of the above3 points QUESTION 12Locating your space and evaluating it in relation to someplace else is referred to as which of the following terms?Relative locationAbsolute locationSpatial analysisNone of the above3 points QUESTION 13The Balfour Declaration of 1917 stated that which of the following groups of people supported the construction of a Jewish homeland in Palestine?American citizensBritish citizens and soldiersMiddle Eastern ArabsMiddle Eastern Jews3 points QUESTION 14Which of the five themes of geography would you be looking for if you asked someone to describe an area to you, particularly what makes it different than other areas?movementplacelocationregion3 points QUESTION 15Which of the following would NOT demonstrate the human-environmental interaction theme of geography?how people depend on their environmenthow people have been changed by their environmenthow the environment has been changed by peoplehow the environment impacts the weather3 points QUESTION 16The red line in this image divides the Earth into the northern and southern hemispheres, illustrating which of the following? Prime MeridianEquatorTropic of CancerTropic of Capricorn3 points QUESTION 17The Kurds are unique for which of the following reasons?The Kurds speak more languages than any other ethnicity in the world.The Kurds have the largest national boundaries of any ethnicity in the world.The Kurds are the largest ethnicity in the world without their own state.None of the above3 points QUESTION 18The Catholics and the Protestants are in conflict in which of the following regions?Great Britain and WalesScotlandNorthern IrelandThe Republic of Ireland3 points QUESTION 19Which of the following statements accurately represents citizens of Brazil?Brazilians are Latino and Hispanic.Brazilians are Latino and multi-linguistic.Brazilians are Latino and speak Portuguese.Brazilians are neither Latino nor Hispanic.3 points QUESTION 20Which of the following have contributed the most to the devastation in Africa?Tribal warfare and the lack of common languagesEthnic cleansing and the distrust of other ethnicitiesInternational aid and the paternalistic culture it has createdCorrupt leaders and the legacy of colonial rule3 points QUESTION 21The wheat belt of Kansas, the citrus-growing belt of south Texas, and the state of New York are all what type of region?Formal regionInformal regionFunctional regionPerceptual region3 points QUESTION 22Which of the following is considered a serious public health risk due to retreating glaciers in the Alps?Frequent floodsHeat wavesDisplacement of established vegetationAll of the above3 points QUESTION 23Anthropogenic causes of acid rain are linked to which of the following factors?Emissions from factoriesVolcano emissionsMicrobial processesAll of the above3 points QUESTION 24The population boom in China and the growing concern about the ability of the nation to feed its people led the government leaders to establish what mandatory policy?Communist labor groupsFood rationing for elders and childrenOne Child Per Family PolicyAll of the above3 points QUESTION 25Which of the following factors has been used to redraw borders around the globe?LanguageReligionEthnicityAll of the above3 points QUESTION 26Various organizations employ different tactics to protect the environment. What type of protest would you consider the image below? Radical confrontationLegal protest (i.e. lawsuit)Nonviolent protestPublic hearings3 points QUESTION 27The image below represents which of the following components related to the theme of movement? TradeCultural diffusionMigrationInterdependence3 points QUESTION 28Which of the following tasks did China work on to improve the air quality before the 2008 Summer Olympics?Replacing polluting taxi cabsReplacing coal furnacesBuilding new subway linesAll of the above3 points QUESTION 29Which of the following countries were exploited for their raw materials and cheap labor while other parts of the world reaped the benefits of industrialization?The countries of Asia and AustraliaThe countries of Asia and AfricaThe countries of South America and AfricaAll countries benefited from industrialization.3 points QUESTION 30Which of the following is NOT a goal of sustainable design?Use local, renewable resources.Create longer lasting and better functioning products.Eliminate negative environmental impact.They are ALL goals of sustainable design.3 points QUESTION 31The effects of industrialization were widespread. Please explain at least 3 effects of industrialization around the globe. Path: pWords:05 points QUESTION 32Local, national, and international organizations continue to form, united by a common desire to protect our world. Please identify two different types of organizations formed with a common goal of environmentalism and briefly explain the strategies employed by the groups. Path: pWords:05 points QUESTION 33Identify 4 of the common features of sustainable design. Please briefly explain each feature. Path: pWords:010 points QUESTION 34Our world faces many different challenges due to human interaction with the environment. Please identify at least 4 of our current challenges and briefly explain the significance of each problem. Path: pWords:010 points