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  Chapter 11. According to the theory of the environmental determinism, which of the following areas would have the most productive settlements?A.Tropical regions B.Temperate regions C.Mountainous regionsD.Artic regionsE.Arid regions.!hich of the following would have the smallest map scale?A.Map of Alas a#.Map of $entuc y C.Map of the world D.Map of %ashville, TennesseeE.Map of avenue of the Americas, new &or city '.!hich of the following applies to all aspects of human geography?A.Ethnicity#.(ender C.Climate D.Space E.Density).*ouisville, $entuc y, is located in a valley and is +uilt on the hio -iver. ts streets patterns follow the orientation of the river. There features refer most directly to *ouisville/s A.Situation #.0iteC.-elative distanceD. (entrificationE.A+solute location.Europe and Asia are primarily divided along the line that e2tends along the A.Alps, +lac sea, and ndian ocean#.3imalayas and ndian ocean C.Ural mountains, black sea, and Caspian sea D.Transylvanian alps and Danu+e river E.4olga river and dinaric alps5.f its pm. n your city and it is 1pm in (reenwich, England, what is your city/s appro2imatelongitude?A.1 degrees west#.1 degrees eastC.'6 degrees west D.! degrees east E.) degrees east7.!hich of the following is not one of the five themes of geography?A.-egion#.8lace C.Maps D.*ocationE.Movement9.$entuc y, Canada, the hio river valley, a (erman:spea ing region, and northern reland are all classified as  A.;unctional regions B. ormal regions C.8erceptual regionsD.3eterogeneous culturesE.0hatter +elts<.0aying =*ouisville, $entuc y, is located at '9 degrees north, 9 degrees west> is giving *ouisville/sA.-elative location #.-egion C.Absolute location D.;unctional regionE.Cognitive map16.!hich of the following is not used +y geographers to determine a+solute location?A.Euator B.Distance from the ocean C.*atitudeD.8rime meridian E.*ongitude11.!hich of the following statements most closely aligns with the theory of environmental determinism? A.The physical environment interacts with human groups in shaping the cultural landscape#.3umans create a series of reactions to the physical environment in which they live and choose from a set of possi+ilities the +est course of action to suit their circumstancesC.The physical environment may affect human choices, +ut human groups ultimately can shape the physical environment to fit their needs D.The ph#sical en$ironment directl# causes human actions to take the forms the# do E.-esources drive the creation of a set of tensions +etween the regions of the world richin food and those most needing it.1.%iamey, the capital of %iger, if located at 1' degrees '1 minutes north latitude and  degrees 7 minutes east longitude. This is %iamey/s A.-elative location#.-egion C.Absolute location D.%odeE.0ite1'.*ondon has +ecome a world city in part +ecause of its pro2imity to ports and other places thatfoster development. This reason for *ondon/s historic growth relates to the city/sA.0ite#.0overeignty C.Situation D.-edlining E.distance decay1).The spread of influen@a would most li ely +e associated with which form of diffusion?A.E2pansion#.3iercrchicalC.-elocation  D.Contagious E.0timulus1.!ho was the first to coin the term geography?A.8lato#.Aristole C.%ratosthenes D.(raphicalE.4ernacular 15.1166,666 is an e2ample of what type of scale?A.!ord#.*ine statement C. ractional D.0mall scaleE.*arge scale17.!hat is the name for the phenomenon that the farther a feature moves from a hearth, the less dominant is?A.Central place#.Concentric circleC.-egional analysis D.Distance deca# E.0euent occupance19.!hat geographic approach suggests that humans possess the a+ility to dominate their environment rather than they are defined +y the environment?A.Animistic approach#.Temperate approachC.Environmental determinist approachD.0ocioecology approach %.&ossibilist approach 1<.f an area has the o+Bects in it that are tightly arranged, it is said to +e what?A.Dense B.Clustered C.Dispersed D.0catteredE.-egionali@ed 6.!hat type of map has all lines of latitudes and longitudes meeting at right angles, creating much distortion at +oth of the polar regions? A.Mercator &ro'ection #.-o+inson 8roBectionC.Molleweide 8roBectionD.A@imuthal 8roBectionE.(oods:3omsoline 8roBection1.!hich type of map would have the largest scale?A.!orld map#.Continent MapC.Country MapD.-egional Map %.Cit# Map .The relationship +etween an o+Bect on the surface of the earth and the same o+Bect on a map  proBection is nown as what?A.Map Class  #.Map proBection C.Map scale D.Map distortion E.Map direction'.The delivery area of the 8itts+urgh ga@ette is an e2ample of what type of region? A. unctional region #.;ormal regionC.4ernacular regionD.0tatistical regionE.r+an realm).A fad is started +y a television cele+rity of wearing shorts with a shirt and a tie. The trend spreads throughout the united states. This an e2ample of what type of diffusion?A.E2panision#.ContagiousC.0timulusD.-elocation %.(iearchical .A city is located on a river that is prone to flooding yet provides trade advantages that +ring measura+le wealth to the city. !hich statement would +est fit?A.The city has a good site yet a poor situation B.The cit# has a good situation #et a poor site C.The city has trade advantages that outweigh the disadvantagesD.The city has flood disadvantages that outweigh the advantagesE.The city should relocate +ecause of the flooding pro+lem.5.!hat geographic theory suggests that the landscape and climate dominated human actions an  +ehaviors?A. possi+ilism B. en$ironmental determinism C. glo+al environmentalismD. humanlandscape analysisE. cultural ecology7. A polar proBection showing true distance in one direction is an e2ample of which type of map?A. Mollewiede#. Mercator C. (oodes:3omsoline D. A)imuthal E. -o+inson9. The concept of the 0outh means many things to many people, and many people draw the 0outh using different +oundaries. This is an e2ample of a
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