ISS Term 2 Review Quiz

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    Position on Earth’s surface
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    A group of people within a society who share certain beliefs, values and customs, different than the larger group
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    The 0 degree longitude line that runs through England
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    The growth of cities
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    When humans learned to farm and domesticate animals
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    Lines that measure the distance north or south of the equator
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    Illinois is found in the humid continental zone, which refers to
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    All the things that make up a people’s entire way of life
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    Areas defined in terms of their human and physical characteristics- a theme of geography
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    The International Dateline is one of these lines
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    Weather is the pattern of temperatures and precipitation over a long period of time.
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    A seismograph measures the size of the waves caused by
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    A giant ocean wave that is sometimes caused by an earthquake is called:
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    moving pieces under the earth’s surface that form the earth’s crust are called
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    When water rises from plant pores
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    When water vapor becomes droplets of water
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    The water elements on the earth:
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    Day and night is determined by the earth’s:
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    Grassland that has shorter grasses in moderate climates: An example is Illinois.
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    The type of forest that has moderate climates and trees such as oak, birch, and elm.
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    Have mostly level surfaces located at higher elevations:
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    When mountains are formed by one plate colliding into another plate:
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    Groundwater is located in:
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    Imports are...
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    A ship’s position is given as 0 degrees latitude and 27 degrees west longitude. We can conclude from this information that the ship is located
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    A globe is more accurate than a map because:
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    The world is becoming more interdependent. This means...
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    When you judge another culture by the standards of your own, you are exhibiting...
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    The first people lived more than __________ years ago in ____________.
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    The highest natural increase rates (NIRs) are found in countries in _____ of the demographic transition.
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    At what value does the fertility rate (TFR) equal zero population growth (ZPG)?
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    What country has the oldest population?
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    Famine occurs because the world is producing less food than before.
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    No country is in Stage 1 of the demographic transition.
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    What led to the second stage of the demographic transition?
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    What drops sharply as you enter stage three of the demographic transition?
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    What is the biggest reason for overpopulation?
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    Why did parents abandon their baby girls in China?
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    Which country is currently the largest emitter of carbon dioxide?
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    The Chinese government is again clamping down on its one-child policy and handing out stricter punishment to those who don’t follow the policy.
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    To curb population growth in India and Kenya, the focus for women has shifted to
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    What is happening to the Japanese population
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    According to the Nova video, Indian women have been burned for
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    Cities with large populations serve as centers for
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    The city as we know it dates back a few hundred years- a response to the
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    The process of transforming a working class area to a renovated white collar neighborhood
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    Which religion experienced its golden age from 750-1200?
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    Sri Lanka has the longest history of this religion.
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    Which of these is not something most religions share?
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    After World War II, Israel became a center of conflict because
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    Who was Abraham’s son that is the ancestor of Muslims?
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    Being released from the endless cycle of reincarnation, one can find himself in a final state of liberation called:
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    Martin Luther started a change that resulted in the splitting up of this religion into many different denominations.
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    This religion does not have a specific founder.
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    The river that Hindus purify themselves in
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    The practices that enable a Buddhist to reach nirvana
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    The caste system is more strongly enforced now than in the past.
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    Freeing the soul from the body so that it can unite with Brahman- the end of reincarnation
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    Which of these gods is not in the Hindu “big three?”
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    This is the oldest monotheistic religion in the world.

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