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Human Geography Chapter 1 Quiz

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Question 1:


a) chorography, cosmography, teleology
b) geography, chorography, teleology
c) chorography, geography, topography
d) cosmography, chorography, topography

Question 2:


a) European civilization
b) Islamic civilization
c) Greek civilization

Question 3:


a) The lack of a printing press
b) How to represent a sphere on a flat surface
c) Describing the relationship between humans and their physical surroundings
d) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) human activities as they relate to their physical environment
b) the influence of the physical environment on humans
c) the human landscape
d) All of the above.

Question 5:


a) Gerardus Mercator
b) Bernhardus Varenius
c) Alexander von Humboldt
d) Friedrich Ratzel

Question 6:


a) regional studies, spatial analysis, and a landscape approach
b) spatial analysis, physical geography, landscape approach
c) chorology, regional studies, and the landscape approach
d) regional studies, chorology and spatial analysis

Question 7:


a) exploration
b) facilitation of political expansion
c) an understanding that human activities are connected to their environment
d) All of the above.

Question 8:


a) is a concern with regions as settings or locales for human activity
b) explains the location of geographic facts
c) explains the ways in which regions reflect the characteristics of the occupying society
d) Both a and c.

Question 9:


a) The writings of Immanuel Kant
b) The establishment of geography as an academic discipline
c) The writings of Humboldt and Ritter
d) The ability to project a sphere onto a flat surface
e) Both b and c.

Question 10:


a) Humanist and Marxist perspectives
b) quantitative approaches and techniques
c) possibilism
d) environmental determinism

Question 11:


a) France
b) Australia
c) Canada
d) Prussia