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____1. Situation identifies a place by its
a. location relative to other places
b. mathematical location on the earth’s surface
c. nominal location
d. unique physical characteristics
e. name and human characteristics
____2. Site identifies a place by its
a. location relative to other objects
b. mathematical location on the earth’s surface
c. nominal location
d. unique physical characteristics
e. name and human characteristics
___8. The concept that the physical environment limits
human actions, but that people have the ability to adjust to
the physical environment is
a. climate
b. environmental determinism
c. possiblism
d. spatial association
e. cultural ecology
___9. The arrangement of something across Earth’s surface
a. globalization
b. distribution
c. diffusion
d. connection
____3. A system for transferring and converting locations
from the round globe to a flat map is
a. distribution
b. interruption
c. geostinction
d. scale
e. projection
___10. The spread of an underlying principle even though a
specific characteristic is rejected.
a. diffusion
b. expansion diffusion
c. contagious diffusion
d. stimulus diffusion
____4. What type of map is shown below?
a. choropleth
b. physical
c. circle proportion
d. isoline
e. composite
___11.The spread of a feature or trend through bodily
movement of people from one place to another
a. hierarchical diffusion
b. contagious diffusion
c. expansion diffusion
d. relocation diffusion
___12. A mental map is an example of
a. formal region
b. functional region
c. vernacular region
d. biased region
___5. The distance-decay function in geography holds that as
distance increases, contact with a point of origin, a core, or a
hearth will
a. also increase
b. gradually decrease
c. remain about the same
d. fluctuate according to other influences
e. mutate
___6. Which map would have the smallest scale?
a. world
b. continent
c. state
d. city
e. neighborhood
7. Actions or processes that involve the entire world and
result in making something worldwide in scope.
a. globalization
b. distribution
c. connection
d. pattern
___13. A computer system that can capture, store, query,
analyze and display geographic data
a. GPS
b. GIS
c. remote sensing
d. contemporary geography
___14. A company that conducts research, operates factories,
and sells products in many countries, not just where the
headquarters are located is
a. international business
b. world-wide corporation
c. transnational corporation
d. institutions
___15. Frequency with which something occurs in space
a. density
b. distribution
c. pattern
d. concentration
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