Study Guide _EXAM 3 FINAL_

AP Human Geography Study Guide (Exam III)
Hey, Geographers! Using your Fellman text (which you TOTALLY brought, right?!) and your AP Barron’s book (which
you ALSO totally brought, right?!) and your beautiful notes, complete the following study guide. You are to do as
much of it as you can in class—work with a partner if need be!—and complete it at home. The guide is due
Monday/Tuesday, whenever I see you next.
Remember: Exam III covers every. single. thing. we’ve gone over so far, including this week and next week’s lectures!
Also: This guide is not exhaustive, so you still need to read and study your notes before the exam!!!
Topic 1: Fellman Ch. 1 and 3, Barron’s Ch. 1
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. Site:
2. Situation:
3. Absolute location:
4. Relative location:
5. Distribution:
6. Arithmetic density:
7. Possibilism:
8. Environmental determinism:
9. Globalization:
10. Place utility:
1. Outline Pattinson’s Four Themes of Geography:
2. What are the elements of Ullman’s Flow Model? Give an example for each.
3. What is the gravity model? Give an example.
4. List Ravenstein’s laws of migration.
Topic 2: Fellman Ch. 4 and Barron’s Ch. 2
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. Crude birth rate:
2. Crude death rate:
3. Total fertility rate:
4. Replacement rate:
5. Rate of natural increase:
6. Arithmetic density:
7. Physiological density:
1. Describe the following stages of the demographic transition model, and give an example country for
a. Stage 1
b. Stage 2
c. Stage 3
d. Stage 4
e. Stage 5
2. Analyze the following population pyramids in terms of birth rate, death rate, and potential stage in the
Topic 3: Fellman Ch. 2, 5 and 7, Barron’s Ch. 3
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. Cultural trait:
2. Cultural ecology:
3. Cultural landscape:
4. Cultural hearth:
5. Pidgin:
6. Creole:
7. Shatter belt:
8. Lingua franca:
9. Toponym:
10. Acculturation:
11. Assimilation:
12. Exclave:
13. Enclave:
14. Ghetto:
1. What differentiates folk and popular culture? Name 3 things:
2. Which is the most widely distributed…
a. Language family?
b. Religion?
3. Define and give an example of…
a. Relocation diffusion:
b. Contagious diffusion:
c. Hierarchical diffusion:
Topic 4: Fellman Ch. 12, Barron’s Ch. 4
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. State:
2. Nation-state:
3. Stateless nation:
4. Forward thrust capital:
5. Primate city:
6. Relic boundary
7. Anthropographic boundary:
8. Subsequent boundary:
9. Antecedent boundary:
10. Superimposed boundary:
11. Gerrymandering:
1. Name 2 centripetal forces and state examples for each.
2. Name 2 centrifugal forces and state examples for each.
3. What is the difference between Mackinder and Spykman’s theories?
4. What are the three reasons supranational organizations might form? Give an example of each.
Topic 5: Fellman Ch. 8, Barron’s Ch. 5
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. Subsistence agriculture:
2. Commercial agriculture:
3. Shifting cultivation:
4. Nomadic pastoralism:
5. Intensive agriculture:
6. Extensive agriculture:
7. Special/specialty crops:
8. Deforestation:
9. Desertification:
10. Biosphere:
1. What was the Green Revolution? When did it occur? What are its primary technologies?
2. Name two positive and two negative effects of the Green Revolution.
3. How does commercial agriculture affect our forests?
4. How does commercial agriculture affect our oceans?
5. Draw a diagram of von Thünen’s model, complete with descriptions of the different rings.
6. What three “point sources” generate the most water pollution?
Topic 6: Fellman Ch., Barron’s Ch. 6
Vocabulary (Give one example for each!)
1. Market equilibrium:
2. Form utility:
3. Ubiquitous materials:
4. Local materials:
1. Describe rational choice theory.
2. What are the factors of production?