Ch. 1 Introduction, Sections 1 & 2 Study Questions What is Human Geography? What are Geographic Questions?



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Ch.1 Introduction, Sections 1 & 2 Study Questions

What is Human Geography?

What are Geographic Questions?

Name: __________________________ Date: _____________


1.

It is estimated that _____ of the world's population is seriously malnourished.

A)




B)




C)




D)







2.

Most of the one billion malnourished people in the world:

A)

have little power.

B)

have little money.

C)

are women or children.

D)

all of the above.




3.

Much of Kenya's income comes from:

A)

oil.

B)

coffee and tea production.

C)

iron ore.

D)

tourism.




4.

_____% of Kenya's land is arable.

A)

72

B)

48

C)

23

D)

8




5.

The set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relationships and heightening interdependence regardless of national boundaries are called __________ processes.

A)

spatial

B)

nationalizing

C)

ecological

D)

globalization




6.

The branch of geography that focuses upon natural landforms, climate, soils and vegetation of the Earth is:

A)

cultural geography.

B)

human geography.

C)

physical geography.

D)

biogeography.




7.

The importance of the spatial approach that geographers use in their studies is that it shows:

A)

the arrangement and organization of things on the surface to the Earth.

B)

the history of an area.

C)

human activity only.

D)

the political impact of boundaries.




8.

Cholera is an ancient disease with its source area in:

A)

China.

B)

India.

C)

Afghanistan.

D)

Indonesia.




9.

By the time the last great cholera pandemic began in 1865, people knew to take precautions against _____ and ended the great waves of cholera.

A)

traveling in groups

B)

contaminated water

C)

eating canned food

D)

improper disposal of garbage




10.

In 1990, an outbreak of cholera killing over 10,000 people occurred in:

A)

the Western Hemisphere.

B)

Africa.

C)

West Asia.

D)

Bangladesh.




11.

Cholera vaccines exist, but the problem is that:

A)

they are too expensive.

B)

they have serious side effects.

C)

many people refuse to take them.

D)

they do not remain effective for longer than about 6 months.




12.

Which geographical theme would involve the study of the impact of the drainage of part of the Florida Everglades?

A)

human-environment

B)

movement

C)

place

D)

location




13.

_________________ refers to the infusing of a locality with meaning and emotion.

A)

Regionalization

B)

Human-environment interaction

C)

Sense of place

D)

Location theory




14.

The degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network is referred to as:

A)

spatial interaction.

B)

movement.

C)

landscape.

D)

connectivity.




15.

Geographer Carl O. Sauer is most closely connected with:

A)

natural landscape.

B)

cultural landscape.

C)

regional geography.

D)

location theory.




16.

The cultural landscape of Dar es Salaam is a composite of several different culture groups which have administered the place. British policy stimulated the development of a district of 3 to 4 storey apartments reminiscent of:

A)

London.

B)

Bombay.

C)

Nairobi.

D)

Paris.




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