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Mike Brown

GEOG 101 Week 4 Midterm Exam Answers

Mike Brown

GEOG 101 Week 4 Midterm Exam Answers

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Question 1 (Worth 1 points)

The term that is used to indicate decreasing levels of spatial interactions with increasing distances is:

  1. distance delay
  2. state’s rights
  3. diversity theory
  4. oblast
  5. distance decay

Question 2 (Worth 1 points)

Central America, as defined by geographers, is:

  1. a region within Middle America between Mexico and Colombia
  2. a region that incorporates all the lands and islands between the U. S. and South America
  3. the regional term for the Greater Antilles, “that is, the Caribbean’s larger islands”
  4. the heartland or central zone of Middle America (its technical name is Mestizoamerica)
  5. the region covered by Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize

Question 3 (Worth 1 points)

The rebellion in Chiapas was designed to occur at the same time as:

  1. the launching of NAFTA

B. Christmas

  1. the presidential election in Mexico
  2. other Mexican states were seceding from the country
  3. none of the above

Question 4 (Worth 1 points)

The Western European state that is not a member of the European Union is:

  1. Austria
  2. England
  3. Spain
  4. Switzerland
  5. Belgium

 

Question 5 (Worth 1 points)

The leading manufacturing/industrial complex in Poland is located in:

  1. Gdansk
  2. Warsaw
  3. Slovenia
  4. Silesia
    E. The Ukraine

 

Question 6 (Worth 1 points)

The major difference between an endemic and a pandemic disease is that:

  1. an endemic disease moves swiftly through the population of a local area, whereas a pandemic disease is simply present, affecting the lives of millions of people in a negative way
  2. a pandemic disease moves swiftly through the population of a local area, whereas a endemic disease is simply present, affecting the lives of millions of people in a negative way
  3. a pandemic disease moves through the population of a large area of the world, whereas an endemic disease is simply present, affecting the lives of millions of people in a negative way

D. there is no difference between an endemic and a pandemic disease

  1. none of the above

Question 7 (Worth 1 points)

A market that is set up only on certain days of the week is known as a ____ market.

  1. Bantustan
  2. condominium
  3. trader
  4. periodic
  5. sequent occupant

 

Question 8 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is landlocked?

  1. Paraguay
  2. Ecuador
  3. Guiana
  4. Peru
  5. Chile

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 9 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is not a state created by the devolution of former Yugoslavia?

  1. Bosnia
  2. Macedonia
  3. Croatia
  4. Slovakia
  5. Serbia-Montenegro

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 10 (Worth 1 points)

Italy’s economic core, no longer focused on Rome, is located today in:

  1. Romania
  2. Po River Valley
  3. the Indus River Valley
  4. Greece
  5. the Alpine chain

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 11 (Worth 1 points)

Before independence, the modern state of The Congo was a colony of:

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Britain
  4. Belgium
  5. South Africa

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 12 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements is false?

  1. Germany is larger territorially than France
  2. Germany has a better river system than France.
  3. Germany is more industrialized than France.
  4. Germany is more urbanized than France.
  5. France has better harbors than does Germany.

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 13 (Worth 1 points)

The Polonoroeste Plan has called for settlement near the border with:

  1. Venezuela
  2. Chile
  3. Bolivia
  4. Mexico
  5. Sao Paulo

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 14 (Worth 1 points)

These two cities act as Russian ports facing the Barents Sea in the north.

  1. Kiev and Odessa
  2. Murmansk and Vladivostok
  3. Tyva Republic and Yakutia
  4. Arkhangelsk and Odessa
  5. Murmansk and Arkhangelsk

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 15 (Worth 1 points)

The Kuzbas region:

  1. lead city is Novosibirsk
  2. is also called the Kuznetsk Basin
  3. has developed in part because of the central planning activities of the former Soviet Union
  4. contains both iron and coal deposits
  5. all of the above

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 16 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following cities is an oil center in the Azerbaijan?

  1. Moscow
  2. White Russia
  3. Baki (Baku)
  4. Leningrad
  5. Bucharest

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 17 (Worth 1 points)

In South America, the richest 20% of the population control _____ of the wealth.

  1. 2%
  2. 70%
  3. 90%
  4. 1%
  5. 95%

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 18 (Worth 1 points)

The country in Equatorial Africa with significant oil supplies and an upper middle income economy is:

  1. Congo
  2. Cameroon
  3. Central African Republic
  4. Gabon
  5. Equatorial Guinea

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 19 (Worth 1 points)

The Brazilian subregion with the most diversity in its European population is the:

  1. South
  2. Northeast
  3. state of Sao Paulo
  4. Interior
  5. Amazonian North

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 20 (Worth 1 points)

The __________ form(s) the eastern limit of the Russian Core:

  1. Volga-Dan Canal
  2. large petroleum reserves
  3. Volga River
  4. Ural Mountains
  5. distance from European conflicts

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 21 (Worth 1 points)

In which of the following countries did the Communist Chinese build the Tan-Zam Railway?

  1. Sudan
  2. Tanzania
  3. Malawi
  4. The Congo
  5. Ethiopia

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 22 (Worth 1 points)

The North American region which is the largest and the least densely settled is the:

  1. Northern Frontier
  2. Continental Interior
  3. Maritime Northeast
  4. Southwest
  5. Pacific Hinge

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 23 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is one of the world’s most productive post-industrial complexes?

  1. Phoenix and Tucson
  2. Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio
  3. El Paso
  4. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach
  5. Charlotte, Atlanta, and Charleston

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 24 (Worth 1 points)

From the end of World War II until the 1990s, Eastern Europe was dominated by the:

  1. Ottomans
  2. Hapsburgs
  3. Lithuanians
  4. Soviet Union
  5. Poles

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 25 (Worth 1 points)

The island contested between Greece and Turkey is:

  1. Cyprus
  2. Crete
  3. Malta
  4. Sicily
  5. Macedonia

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 26 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is the smallest Central American country in terms of population?

  1. Honduras
  2. Jamaica
  3. Belize
  4. Nicaragua
  5. Guyana

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 27 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is a natural gas producing state?

  1. Maine
  2. New York
  3. Ohio
  4. Texas
  5. none of the above

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 28 (Worth 1 points)

Civil war in which of the following led to the change in the government of The Congo?

  1. The Congo
  2. Cameroon
  3. Central African Republic
  4. Rwanda
  5. Equatorial Guinea

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 29 (Worth 1 points)

The vegetation of coniferous forest at the southern end of the treeless plains is known as:

  1. taiga
  2. Ural
  3. permafrost
  4. tundra
  5. Kola

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 30 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following countries is not in The African Transition Zone?

  1. Mauritania
  2. Mali
  3. Niger
  4. Nigeria
  5. Egypt

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 31 (Worth 1 points)

The North American region which has undergone the most change in recent years is:

  1. the South
  2. the Continental Core
  3. Agricultural Heartland
  4. New England/Atlantic Provinces
  5. French Canada

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 32 (Worth 1 points)

A growth pole is:

  1. an established manufacturing center that dominates a substantial region
  2. any large city in a national core area
  3. a location where a set of industries, given a start, will grow, setting off ripples of development in a surrounding area
  4. a location, now in decline, that served as a focal point for a developing region in the
    past
  5. an agricultural region where annual yields increase annually

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 33 (Worth 1 points)

The territory in dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia is:

  1. Georgia
  2. Abkhazian
  3. Nakhichevan
  4. Nagorno-Karabakh
  5. South Ossetia

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 34 (Worth 1 points)

Slovakia has a large _______ minority.

  1. Czech
  2. Hungarian
  3. Serbian
  4. Moldovan
  5. Jewish

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 35 (Worth 1 points)

The Caribbean Coast of Middle America is:

  1. part of the Rimland
  2. part of the Heartland
  3. an area settled by the Dutch
  4. an area settled by the Portuguese
  5. none of the above

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 36 (Worth 1 points)

The ethnic group exerting the most control in Kenya is the:

  1. Kikuyu
  2. Swahili
  3. Tutsi
  4. Bantu
  5. Hutu

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 37 (Worth 1 points)

Quebec has:

  1. a declining birth rate.
  2. offered incentives for French speakers from elsewhere to move to Quebec.
  3. significant hydroelectric power.
  4. a population that has rapidly urbanized.
  5. all of the above are true.

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 38 (Worth 1 points)

In which country did a major slave rebellion take place?

  1. Mexico
  2. Jamaica
  3. Haiti
  4. Ocho Rios
  5. Cuba

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 39 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is not one of the four Motors of Europe?

  1. Tirane (Albania)
  2. Milan
  3. Stuttgart
  4. Barcelona
  5. Lyon

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 40 (Worth 1 points)

A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as a(n):

  1. spine
  2. isthmus
  3. Oriente
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