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Position on Earths surface
A group of people within a society who share certain beliefs, values and customs, different than the larger group
The 0 degree longitude line that runs through England
The growth of cities
When humans learned to farm and domesticate animals
Lines that measure the distance north or south of the equator
Illinois is found in the humid continental zone, which refers to
All the things that make up a peoples entire way of life
Areas defined in terms of their human and physical characteristics- a theme of geography
The International Dateline is one of these lines
Weather is the pattern of temperatures and precipitation over a long period of time.
A seismograph measures the size of the waves caused by
ring of fire
A giant ocean wave that is sometimes caused by an earthquake is called:
a high tide
a ring of fire
moving pieces under the earths surface that form the earths crust are called
When water rises from plant pores
When water vapor becomes droplets of water
The water elements on the earth:
Day and night is determined by the earths:
Grassland that has shorter grasses in moderate climates: An example is Illinois.
The type of forest that has moderate climates and trees such as oak, birch, and elm.
Have mostly level surfaces located at higher elevations:
When mountains are formed by one plate colliding into another plate:
Groundwater is located in:
items brought into a country from an outside area
maps whose weakness in that they dont give proper proportions of land masses
lines which tell longitude
items taken out of a country to another country
A ships position is given as 0 degrees latitude and 27 degrees west longitude. We can conclude from this information that the ship is located
astride the International Date Line
at the North or South Pole
on the equator
on the Prime Meridian
A globe is more accurate than a map because:
a globe always includes latitudes and longitudes
a map distorts the distances of the Earths round surface
a map can only show absolute location
a globe is larger than a map
The world is becoming more interdependent. This means...
we dont need other countries anymore because we are self-sufficient
countries are joining alliances against each other
trade has led to cultures becoming more similar- we need others goods & services
everyone is becoming richer because we all grow the same things
When you judge another culture by the standards of your own, you are exhibiting...
The first people lived more than __________ years ago in ____________.
5 million, Mesopotamia
2 million, Africa
1 billion, Central America
1 million, China
The highest natural increase rates (NIRs) are found in countries in _____ of the demographic transition.
At what value does the fertility rate (TFR) equal zero population growth (ZPG)?
What country has the oldest population?
Famine occurs because the world is producing less food than before.
No country is in Stage 1 of the demographic transition.
What led to the second stage of the demographic transition?
famine and disease
industrial or medical revolution
zero population growth
choice of fewer children
What drops sharply as you enter stage three of the demographic transition?
What is the biggest reason for overpopulation?
the one child policy
the lack of contraceptives
the low status of women
poor city planning
Why did parents abandon their baby girls in China?
all of the answers are correct
females cant carry on the family name
traditionally, boys are favored over girls
Which country is currently the largest emitter of carbon dioxide?
The Chinese government is again clamping down on its one-child policy and handing out stricter punishment to those who dont follow the policy.
To curb population growth in India and Kenya, the focus for women has shifted to
What is happening to the Japanese population
it is expanding
it has too many young people
it is staying the same
it is decreasing
According to the Nova video, Indian women have been burned for
Not producing a male son
Being late with dinner
Their family not paying enough dowry
Producing too many children
Cities with large populations serve as centers for
business and culture
The city as we know it dates back a few hundred years- a response to the
baby boom- people left rural areas because there were too many children to support
industrial revolution- the growth of industry & jobs
development of religion- people gathered together to be near churches
A. agricultural revolution- learning how to farm
The process of transforming a working class area to a renovated white collar neighborhood
Which religion experienced its golden age from 750-1200?
Sri Lanka has the longest history of this religion.
Which of these is not something most religions share?
Belief in the Golden Rule
Belief in a higher power
Similar creation stories
Having holy places, days, and places of worship
After World War II, Israel became a center of conflict because
Jews wanted to create an independent state there
large amounts of oil were discovered in the deserts of Palestine
Arab forces had occupied Palestine during the war
the United Nations refused to grant land to Palestinians
Who was Abrahams son that is the ancestor of Muslims?
Being released from the endless cycle of reincarnation, one can find himself in a final state of liberation called:
Martin Luther started a change that resulted in the splitting up of this religion into many different denominations.
This religion does not have a specific founder.
The river that Hindus purify themselves in
The practices that enable a Buddhist to reach nirvana
4 noble truths
The caste system is more strongly enforced now than in the past.
Freeing the soul from the body so that it can unite with Brahman- the end of reincarnation
Which of these gods is not in the Hindu big three?
This is the oldest monotheistic religion in the world.
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