Human Geo Final Review 1. What was the main impact of the 1920’s quota laws on national origin of immigrants to the US? 2. Why did the annual global population growth rate increase approximately ten thousand years ago? 3. Followers of what religious branch do not trace their origin to Abraham? 4. Where did the first speakers of the language that evolved into English live? 5. Ranching is practiced in a climate region most similar to what other type of agriculture? 6. How do British and American English differ and how are they similar? 7. What country has the narrowest population pyramid? 8. When languages are depicted as leaves on trees, what do the trunks represent? 9. What is the principle asset of the Four Dragons? 10. What is the average number of births women bear in their lifetime? 11. Why did dialects develop within England? 12. Why did several million Irishmen migrate in the 1840’s? 13. What characteristics do Less Developed Countries have? 14. What typical characteristic of pop culture does the distribution of alcohol consumption in the US display? 15. What is the dominant branch of Islam? 16. How did clothing become a powerful symbol in Iran? 17. What was the purpose of the enclosure movement in England? 18. What is the biggest problem in promoting development through international trade alternative? 19. What is India’s most controversial family planning program? 20. Anglo-America is the most important exporting region in what? 21. What do Animists believe? 22. What are the four most frequently spoken branches of Indo-European? 23. What is the 2nd largest language family? 24. What is pop culture typical of? 25. What are the three fundamental elements of culture? 26. What language family is English part of? 27. Which element of the local physical environment is important for wine production? 28. Where is the number of golf courses per person the highest in the US? 29. What is environmental determinism? 30. What developed region displays the highest level of cultural homogeneity? 31. What are the forms of expansion diffusion? 32. How can neighborhood changes in ethnicity be best explained? 33. Where are the significant exceptions to relatively few people living at high elevations? 34. What combination of push pull factors is many of the European sent to settle Australia? 35. What is the dominant branch of Islam in Iran? 36. What is white flight? 37. What has been the main effect of modern communications on social customs? 38. What country is an example of government limiting migration? 39. Why is Judaism classified as an ethnic rather than universalizing religion? 40. Where were nation-states in Europe formed? 41. In what religion is cremation more important than burial? 42. Chinese is written in the form of what? 43. What kind of cooperative effort is the United Nations? 44. How did the US Land Ordinance of 1785 divide much of the country? 45. What do tertiary sectors include? 46. What problems have been experienced by Cyprus during the past two decades? 47. What is the division of the US into 9 regions by the Census Bureau an example of? 48. How has globalization affected Africa? 49. What are the most numerous ethnicities found in the US? 50. What is the acquisition of data about the earth’s surface from a satellite orbiting the planet? 51. What were the first states in Mesopotamia? 52. What are guest workers in Europe and the Middle East? 53. What was the first widespread use of the nation-state concept? 54. What is a large and fundamental division within a religion? 55. A physical feature that hinders migration is an example of what? 56. Where is Urdu the most important language? 57. What does Balkanization refers to? 58. What would a decline in country’s crude birth rate result in? 59. What does culture mean? 60. What adverse environmental impacts would rechanneling the Kissimmee River in Florida produce? 61. Why do the Yuan and Shan peoples in northern Thailand sleep with their heads toward the east? 62. What happens when people who speak a given language migrate to a different location and become isolated from other members of their tribe? 63. What is a repetitive act performed by an individual? 64. What is the goal of the majority of the people living in northern Ireland? 65. How did Christianity first diffuse from its hearth? 66. What did geographer Vidal de la Blache regard food supply as? 67. What is the system for transferring locations from to a flat map? 68. What is the world’s largest state? 69. Where does the largest number of legal immigrants to the US come from what country? 70. What is a nation or nationality? 71. The only country returned that was captured by Israel in 1967 is what? 72. What is the most populous country in the world? 73. Where did seed agriculture probably reach Europe from? 74. What is a current intraregional migration trend in the US? 75. What is the most important pull factor for migrants in North America? 76. Where do most European guest workers come from? 77. What is the arrangement of a phenomenon across Earth’s surface?