Unit 1- Geography

Unit 1- Geography

A ton of questions on the basics of geography. It is very helpful for a final exam!

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What are hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, droughts, and floods?

What is all the parts of the earth where plants and animals live?

What is the spread of ideas, inventions, or patterns of behavior to different societies?

What is a group of people with a common culture living in a territory and having a strong sense of unity?

What causes smaller broken material which can be combined with organic material to become soil?

What is a device that measures the size of waves created by an earthquake?

Where are most volcanoes found?

What are pyramids, density, and carrying capacity examples of?

What are 4 types of economic systems? (separate with /)

How can tectonic plates move?

Select the four correct answers
spreading
eroding
subduction
dissolving
collision
sliding

What is a regional ecosystem?

What are 4 different types of projections? (separate with a /)

Who reduces some types of distortion by using different types of map projections?

What is the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and human features on the earth?

What kind of trees are found in forests? (separate with /)

What happens when a river picks up loose material and moves it downstream?

where can a hemisphere be located? (separate with /)

What is a projection on a flat surface?

What is river sediment an example of?

What is used to identify absolute location?

What is the chain of volcanoes that lines the Pacific Rim?

What are birthrate, fertility rate, mortality rate, and infant mortality rates an example of?

What is the term used for the temperature grassland region in the Northern Hemisphere?

What is the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of the air?

What is the layer of gasses released by the burning of coal and petroleum that traps solar energy, causing global temperature to increase?

What is a projection onto a cylinder?

What helps distribute the sun's heat from one part of the world to another? (2)

What describes a place in comparison to other places around it?

What is the land on the leeward side of hills or mountains that gets little rain from the descending dry air?

What is an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust?

What is a mostly flat region dotted with a few trees?

What is a way to measure information collected by seismographs to determine the relative strength of an earthquake?

What are 3 types of governments? (separate with /)

What are Landsat and GOES?

What is the basic support systems needed to keep an economy going?

What are 3 types of urban lad use patterns? (separate with /)

Select the three correct answers
residential
traditional
industrial
commercial
command

What uses latitude and longitude lines?

What are types of economic measures?

Select the three correct answers
per capita income
GTP
GDP
GNP

What is a natural event formed when magma, gases, and water from the lower part of the crust or mantle collect in underground chambers and eventually erupt and pour out of cracks in the earth's surface?

Where are grassy plains?

What are suburbs, metropolitan, and megalopolis?

What is the cultural change that occurs when individuals in a society accept or adopt an innovation?

What is the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found?

What is an imaginary line that runs north and south, dividing the earth east and west?

What kind of weathering is rust an example of?

What category is a rain forest in?

What is taking existing elements of society and creating something new to meet a need?

What is a flat, grassy, mostly treeless plain?

What is each half of the globe?

Where are plants specially adapted to tolerate the dry or cold conditions? (separate with /)

What is the loose mixture of weathered rock, organic matter, air, and water that supports plant growth?

What happens when minerals react to oxygen in the air and begin to crumble?