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Human Geography Chapter 9 Quiz

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Question 1:


a) physical distance
b) equal travel time from a given starting point
c) the principle of least effort
d) the capacity to determine locations and distances
e) None of the above.

Question 2:


a) The principle of time-space convergence
b) The principle of cognitive distance
c) Capitalism
d) The principle of least effort
e) The principle of social physics

Question 3:


a) transportation technology
b) communication technology
c) decreasing economic distance
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 4:


a) a product of space-time convergence
b) an individual’s capacity to determine locations and distances
c) in conflict with physical distance
d) predicted by the principle of least effort
e) measured by isochrones

Question 5:


a) the adoption of an innovation as an s-shaped curve
b) that innovations are adopted in a distance based manner
c) an adoption process of awareness-interest-evaluation-trial-adoption
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) graph
b) network
c) canal
d) road
e) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) differences in labour
b) external economies
c) entrepreneurship
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 8:


a) the removal of artificial barriers to trade
b) the imposition of a common tariff barrier amongst countries
c) the formation of an economic union
d) the development of a common market
e) All of the above.

Question 9:


a) increased trade of goods
b) the shortening of distance for the transport of goods
c) decreased trade of goods
d) increased trade conflicts
e) None of the above.

Question 10:


a) production and distribution are no longer contained by national boundaries due to the rise of transnational corporations
b) transnational corporations’ revenue exceeds the gross national income (GNI) of many countries
c) countries become more protectionist with respect to trade
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.