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Human Geography 8e: Chapter 6

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) it can mean that some groups are civilized while others are not
b) it can mean that some groups are socially stratified
c) it can refer to cultures with agriculture and cities
d) it can refer to cultures with food and labour surpluses
e) it can refer to a culture with state organization

Question 2:


a) the hydraulic hypothesis
b) coercion
c) climate challenges
d) class differences
e) All of the above.

Question 3:


a) rapid urbanization
b) political stability
c) dependence
d) the elevation of Indigenous cultures
e) widespread socialism

Question 4:


a) overpopulation
b) inadequate distribution of supplies
c) physical or human circumstances
d) All of the above.
e) Both a and b.

Question 5:


a) traditional society, preconditions for take-off, take-off to sustained growth, drive to maturity, and age of high mass consumption
b) traditional society, take-off to sustained growth, drive to maturity, economic depression, age of high mass consumption
c) preconditions for take-off, take-off to sustained growth, sustained growth, drive to maturity, and age of high mass consumption
d) traditional society, feudal society, take-off to sustained growth, drive to maturity, and age of capitalism
e) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) asylum seekers
b) returnees
c) internally displaced persons
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) macroeconomic indicators, such as gross national income per capita
b) human development index, a measure based on life expectancy, education, and income
c) history of colonialism and state of dependency
d) income distribution across quartiles (low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high)
e) None of the above.

Question 8:


a) government effectiveness
b) political stability
c) control of corruption
d) rule of law
e) All of the above.

Question 9:


a) affects a proportion of the population comparable to that affected by AIDS
b) outbreaks can be predicted several years in advance
c) is concentrated in Southeast Asia
d) can be prevented through education
e) has returned to Africa after a period of dormancy

Question 10:


a) increased vulnerability to and difficulty in recovering from natural disasters
b) a rapidly increasing rate of industrial growth
c) the degree of militarization of a given geographic area
d) gender equality and the empowerment of women
e) None of the above.


Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 06

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) it can mean some groups are civilized
b) it can mean that some groups are not civilized
c) it can refer to culture with agriculture and cities
d) it can refer to culture with food and labour surpluses
e) All of the above

Question 2:


a) world systems theory
b) colonialism
c) dependency theory
d) civilization theory
e) undernutrition

Question 3:


a) rapid urbanization
b) political stability
c) dependence
d) independence
e) None of the above

Question 4:


a) overpopulation
b) inadequate distribution of supplies
c) physical or human circumstances
d) All of the above
e) Both B and C

Question 5:


a) traditional society
b) conditions for pre-take off
c) conditions for take-off
d) drive to maturity
e) All of the above

Question 6:


a) asylum seekers
b) refugees
c) internally displaced persons
d) All of the above
e) None of the aboe

Question 7:


a) macroeconomic indicators, such as gross domestic product per capita
b) the human development index
c) history of colonialism and the state of dependency of a country
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 8:


a) media attention
b) medical attention
c) more global food production
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 9:


a) affects a proportion of the population comparable to AIDS
b) outbreaks can be predicted several months in advance
c) is concentrated in South East Asia
d) can be prevented through education
e) Both A and B

Question 10:


a) Kenya
b) Nigeria
c) Algeria
d) Botswana
e) Libya