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Human Geography 8e: Chapter 2

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) land, resources, and the means of production and distribution are communally owned
b) land is owned by a monarch and controlled by lords, to whom peasants are bound and for whom they work the land
c) free-market competition defines the means of production and distribution and emphasizes individual ownership
d) the production of goods and services is based on private enterprise
e) None of the above.

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


a) key concepts
b) philosophical options
c) techniques of analysis
d) methods
e) modes of production

Question 4:


a) is a key element of the scientific method
b) employs hypotheses, theories, and facts
c) is typically rejected by Marxist and humanist scholars
d) is an integral part of the spatial analysis approach
e) All of the above.

Question 5:


a) represents the density of phenomena
b) consists of lines that link points of equal value
c) uses a scale of 1:250,000
d) uses a Robinson projection
e) is always drawn in three dimensions

Question 6:


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 7:


a) is a tool that stores, displays, analyzes, and maps spatially referenced data
b) uses either the vector or the raster method to represent spatial data
c) describes the location of and relationship between points, lines, and areas
d) may have numerous and varied applications, depending on context
e) All of the above.

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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