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Human Geography Chapter 2 Quiz

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Question 1:

a) Ethnography
b) Participant-observation
c) Sampling
d) Both b and c.
e) Both A and b.

Question 2:

a) Questionnaires
b) Fieldwork
c) Model development
d) Both a and c.
e) Both b and c.

Question 3:

a) key concepts
b) philosophical constructs
c) techniques of analysis
d) methods

Question 4:

a) key concepts
b) philosophical constructs
c) techniques of analysis
d) methods

Question 5:

a) is the scientific method
b) employs hypotheses, theories and facts
c) is typically rejected by Marxist and humanist scholars
d) All of the above.

Question 6:

a) data using tonal shadings proportional to the density of phenomena in the defined aerial units
b) lines that link points having the same value
c) a scale of 1:250,000
d) a Robinson projection

Question 7:

a) exaggerates high-latitude land masses
b) depicts all regions in correct relative size
c) compresses high-latitude regions
d) is an equal-area projection

Question 8:

a) Robinson projection
b) Mercator projection
c) Mollweide projection
d) None of the projections are perfect, all have some form of distortion.

Question 9:

a) the use of telescopes
b) visual recording devices
c) electromagnetic radiation for data transfer
d) the use of satellites
e) All of the above.

Question 10:

a) is a tool which stores, displays, analyses, and maps spatially referenced data
b) uses vectors to represent spatial data
c) describes the location of points, lines and areas
d) All of the above.

Question 11:

a) popular music
b) cartoons
c) correlation tests
d) Both b and c.
e) Both a and b.

Question 12:

a) people’s capacity to feel, think and act in different places
b) the relations of production
c) a concern for a rapidly increasing connectedness between people and places globally
d) the spatial grouping of humans or human activities

Question 13:

a) Marxist social theory
b) quantitative methods
c) the concept of ‘discourse’
d) Both a and c.
e) Both a and c.