Localization commonly involves
|A)||social and cultural factors.|
Globalization in its simplest form is the
|A)||proliferation of globes in discount stores.|
|B)||use of globes in advertising.|
|C)||increasing level of interconnectedness among the world's peoples.|
The organization that began as a defense of western Europe against the Soviet Union and now includes some former satellite countries in eastern Europe is
Which of the following is not a regional trading organization?
Which of the following locations of major cultures is incorrect?
|A)||Orthodox Christianity in Russia|
|B)||traditional culture interacting with European colonial power in Africa|
|C)||integration of traditional culture with Spanish/Portuguese in Latin America|
|D)||Hindu in Southeast Asia|
Human geographers would be least likely to study
Within a region, a node is a place
|A)||where flows begin.|
|B)||through which flows pass.|
|C)||which directs flows.|
|D)||all of the above|
Settled farming began
|A)||in Egypt about 3000 B.C.|
|B)||in the Tigris-Euphrates Valley around 5000 B.C.|
|C)||in Africa around A.D. 100.|
|D)||in the hill lands of Southwest Asia around 9000 B.C.|
Which of the following crop locations is incorrect?
|A)||wheat and barley in southwestern Asia|
|B)||oats, peas, beans, and barley in Africa|
|C)||corn, squashes, beans, potatoes, tomatoes, and peppers in the Americas|
|D)||rice and millet in China|
Feudalism was a system that
|B)||required people to work for an overlord in return for military protection.|
|C)||resulted in widespread empires.|
|D)||inspired great new ideas and inventions.|
Which of the following was not a motivation for increased exploration after 1450?
|A)||new maritime technology|
|B)||zeal to spread Christianity|
|C)||new profit motive|
|D)||quest for new vacation lands|
Britain's advantage in establishing overseas colonies came from
|A)||the investment of profits by merchants in factory-based concentrations of manufacturing.|
|B)||natural brain power.|
|C)||being the first to conquer an overseas empire.|
|D)||none of the above|
International movements of people are driven by
|B)||the quest for better living conditions.|
|C)||both a and b|
|D)||neither a nor b|
|D)||all of the above|
Which of the following was not the site of a "classical" civilization?
Globalization is the increasing level of interconnectedness among people throughout the world.
Within their own borders, countries are subject to the law of the United Nations.
In the later 1900s, the proportion of the world's population that was materially poor declined.
The United States has accepted the recommendations of the Kyoto conference on the environment.
Geographic data can be verified as absolutely true and accurate for all countries.
Regions are the creation of people's minds and once created, are permanent.
Classical periods that formed the basis of modern world regions occurred in Persia, Greece, Rome, India, and China between 1000 B.C. and A.D. 600.
After 1990 with the fall of the Soviet Union, political activity centered around blocs of countries.
Wealthier people in the world use a disproportionate share of the world's resources.
The growing efficiency and technological breadth of industrialization spread manufacturing more widely around the world.