CP World Geography First Semester Final Exam Review Chapter 1

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CP World Geography

First Semester Final Exam Review

Chapter 1

Where is the Prime Meridian located in degrees? (Pg. 9) ___________________

Where is the Equator located in degrees? (Pg. 9) _________________________

What is a region? (Pg. 6) ____________________________________________

What is a scale? Know how to use it. (Pg. 14) ___________________________

Know how to find a location using latitude and longitude.

What are the cardinal and intermediate directions? Label below

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Parallels

Meridians

Contiguous

Chapter 2

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Rotation

Revolution

Chapter 3

Define weather (Pg. 41) _____________________________________________

Define Greenhouse Effect (Pg. 41) ____________________________________

What is a Cyclone? (Pg. 42) _________________________________________

Chapter 4

What are the 4 renewable energy sources? (Pg. 81) ______________________

______________ ________________________ _____________________

What are the 3 types of fossil fuels (79) _________ __________ _____________

Acid rain is caused by (Pg. 77) __________________________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Alluvial Fan

Plateau

Delta

Aquifer

Chapter 5

The language with the most speakers worldwide (Pg. 100) _________________

What is a push factor? (Pg. 90) _______________________________________

What is a pull factor? (Pg. 90) ________________________________________

What are the 3 factors affecting population? (Pg. 89) ______________________

_____________________ _____________________________

What is an Islamic house of worship called? (Pg. 102) _____________________

What is population density and how is it measured? (Pg. 88) ________________

What is the largest religion in the world? (Pg. 102) ________________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Culture

Globalization

Chapter 6

What are the 3 measures of development? (Pg. 116) ______________________

__________________________ ______________________________________

The most basic economic system is what type of economy? (pg. 114)

_______________

What are the 3 types of boundaries? (Pg. 129) __________________

______________________ ___________________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Market economy

Subsistence Agriculture

Chapter 19

What two rivers have Mesopotamia between them? (Pg. 434) _______________ and ___________________

Which mountains are extensions of the Himalayas? (Pg. 435) _______________

What desert forms a barrier between North Africa and the rest of the continent?

(Pg. 484) ________________________

What group of people built the first civilization in Mesopotamia? (Pg. 437)

_________________________

Who spread the religion of Islam between 570 and 632 A.D.? (Pg. 438)

______________________

What is the importance of West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip? (Pg. 456)

____________________________________________________________

Nelson Mandela was the leader of what? (Pg. 539)________________________

What is the dominant language of North Africa and Southwest Asia? (Pg. 439)

________________________

What is the importance of Hajj? (Pg. 102) ___________________________

What two continents is the country of Turkey in? (Pg. 424) __________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Dynasty

Theocracy

Be able to label these on a map:

Afghanistan

Egypt

Iran

Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

Chapter 20

What city was captured by Muslims in 1077 A.D. beginning the Crusades? (Pg. 455)

_______________________

Today, control of Jerusalem is central to disputes among Israelis and what other group?

(Pg. 465) _____________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Mandates

Souks

Secular

Chapter 21

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Pharaohs

Be able to label these on a map: (Chapters 21-24 Africa)

Chapter 22

What region lies along the southern edge of the Sahara Desert? (Pg. 501) _____________

What country is Africa’s largest oil producer? (Pg. 502) __________________________

What were the early African Kingdoms? (Pg. 503-504) ___________________________

What city was a major intersection for trade in the Mali Empire? (Pg. 504) ___________

Why did Europeans

originally

explore the west coast of Africa? (Pg. 504)

_________________________

What challenges face the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa? (Pg. 511)

______________________________________

Chapter 23

What mineral resources are found in Africa? (Pg. 520) _________________________

What African country was the only one to remain independent from European colonization? (Pg. 522) ___________________________

What country is experiencing war between the Islamic government and the animist and

Christian peoples in the south? (Pg. 527) ____________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Genocide

Swahili

Chapter 24

After the Dutch were joined by French and German colonizers they became known as what? (Pg. 538) ____________________

When did South Africa first hold elections that were open to all citizens? (Pg. 539)

___________________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Escarpment

Apartheid

Sanctions

Afrikaners

Chapter 25

What language is spoken by the largest number of Indian people? (Pg. 572)

________________

Who controlled India for the British during the 1700’s? (Pg. 569) ___________________

What are the 3 central beliefs of Hinduism? (Pg. 571) _____________ ______________

__________________

What is Outsourcing? (From the video on India)

Who led the independence movement in India in the early 1900’s? (Pg. 570) __________

Know the following terms from this chapter:

Sanskrit

Dalits

Sepoys

Be able to label the following on a map:

Bangladesh

India

Nepal

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Chapter 27

If you were standing in China and faced Taiwan, what direction would you be facing?

(Pg. 631) ________________________________

What river has been called “China’s Sorrow”? (Pg. 629) ____________________

Who was the famous leader of the Communist Party in the People’s Republic of China?

(Pg. 622) _______________________________

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