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  1. AP Human Geography Practice Test

  2. 1. The relationship between an object on the surface on Earth and the same object on a map projection is known as what? • map class • map projection • map scale • map distortion • map direction • Map scale is the direct relationship of the actual size of the item in relation to the size of the item on a particular map.

  3. Different types of map scales

  4. 2. What economist was the first person to predict a population crisis? • Thomas Malthus • Milton Friedman • Stanley Ernhard • Alfred Weber • Homer Hoyt • Malthus coined the term, “over population” -Believed that people grow exponentially but food is linear.

  5. Food advances-population support

  6. 3. The hearth of contemporary country music is located around what city? • Houston, Texas • Dallas, Texas • Memphis, Tennessee • Nashville, Tennessee • Atlanta, Georgia

  7. 4. Which of the following countries is not one the Four Asian Tigers? • Singapore • Taiwan • South Korea • Hong Kong • Vietnam

  8. 5. Johann Heinrich von Thunen’s model agricultural land use is centered on what basic concept? • The farmers sell all of their farm productions to a market • The higher-end commodities are located farther from the market • The lighter commodities are closer to the market to ensure profitability • The heavier commodities are around the market because they need irrigation • e.) The market is based on subsistence farming practices in less developed countries

  9. 6. Weber’s least cost theory is based on what primary cost? • Labor • Infrastructure • Transportation • Government Taxes • Land Costs

  10. What theory suggests that in an urban setting, the farther a neighborhood is from the central business district, the greater its wealth is? • Sector model • Same-size rule • Multiple nuclei model • Concentric zone model • Urban periphery model

  11. 8. Which country has created special economic zones (SEZs) to attract investment? • Japan • Vietnam • South Korea • China • Thailand

  12. 9. What stage in the demographic transition model has the highest growth rates? • Stage 1 • Stage 2 • Stage 3 • Stage 4 • Stage 5

  13. 10. What type of survey pattern was initiated by the French in the United States and is still evident in the Louisiana region of the United States of today? • long lots system • township and range system • metes and bounds system • nucleated town system • concentric urban framework

  14. 11. What is the name of the supranational organization established in 1960 to control the trade of petroleum production by its members? • NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) • OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries • European Union • PRA (Pacific Rim Alliances) • CENTO (Central Treaty Organization)

  15. 12. Because of the signing of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), there has been an increase in • Transnational corporations • Footloose industries • Maquiladoras • Sweatshop industries • International migration in North America

  16. 13. Which religion is the largest universalizing religion in the world today? • Christianity • Islam • Buddhism • Judaism • Hinduism

  17. 14. Which of the following is the best example of a nation-state? • Romania • Vietnam • Argentina • Zimbabwe • Denmark

  18. 15. Which of the following is the name for refusing to give loans to people living in specific areas of the city? • Blockbusting • White flight • Segregation • Ghettoization • Redlining

  19. 16. Edge cities would most likely be associated with which urban model? • Concentric zone model • Sector model • Peripheral model • Multiple nuclei model • Central business district model

  20. 17. What country has the largest coal reserves in the world? • China • United States • Russia • Canada • Mexico

  21. 18. Farming today in more developed countries is in a transition period. What transition is occurring? • The movement toward mechanization in the farming process • The movement toward industrial farming • The movement from hunting and gathering to planting and sustaining • The movement of population to rural areas • The use of less genetic engineering to modify plants and animals

  22. 19. A retired couple moves from Chicago to Arizona. This is most likely an example of what geographic factor? • Economic pull factor • Economic push factor • Environmental pull factor • Political pull factor • Political push factor

  23. 20. Which religion is the fastest growing of the world’s five primary religions? • Christianity • Islam • Judaism • Hinduism • Buddhism

  24. 21. What is the name of the theory that suggest that whoever owns the Eastern European region will or could control the world, based on the agricultural and industrial production of the region? • Rimland theory • Heartland theory • Domino theory • Transnational theory • Geopolitical theory

  25. 22. A family is moving from Los Angeles, California, to New Orleans, Louisiana, but stays in Albuquerque, New Mexico, because of the positive amenities. This is an example of what? • Distance decay • Environmental pull factor • Environmental push factor • Intervening opportunity • Intervening obstacle

  26. 23. According to acculturation, how many generations on average does it take for an immigrant family to lose its primary language? • One generation • two generations • Three generations • Four generations • They never lose their primary language

  27. 24. Prior to the First Agricultural Revolution, what were humans doing for food? • Fishing • Planting crops • Hunting and gathering • Genetically engineering food for mass production • Purchasing it in small, food-specific establishments

  28. 25. The delivery area of the Pittsburgh Gazette is an example of what type of region? • Functional region • Formal region • Vernacular region • Statistical region • Urban realm

  29. 26. The conflict in Rwanda and Uganda in the mid-1990s is an example of a(n) • Religious conflict • Ethnic conflict • Transnational conflict • Ethnic enclave • Border conflict

  30. 27. Which of the following cities is a primate city in its country? • London, United Kingdom • Venice, Italy • Frankfurt, Germany • Aarhus, Denmark • Medellin, Columbia

  31. 28. Which of the following demographic data has the greatest impact on growth rates? • Birth rates • Literacy rate • Per capita gross domestic product • Immigration rates • Life expectancy

  32. 29. Followers of which religion practice the five pillars in their faith? • Buddhism • Sikhism • Hinduism • Judaism • Islam

  33. 30. Which of the following countries is an enclave? • United States • Indonesia • Lesotho • Egypt • Morocco

  34. 31. The Second Agricultural Revolution coincided with • Increased genetic engineering of crops • The Industrial Revolution • The First Agricultural Revolution • The Third Agricultural Revolution • The Enlightenment in Europe

  35. 32. In terms of today’s global economy, which area would be considered the resource frontier of the world? • East Asia • Southwest Asia • Sub-Saharan Africa • Central and Western Europe • Eastern South America

  36. 33. Which of the following traits fits the definition of an Islamic city? • Twisted streets to maximize shade • Areas devoted to Western development • Squatter areas within the central business districts • Global cities without population problems due to religious values

  37. 34. Which of these five regions is not one of the most populated areas of the world? • East Asia • Southeast Asia • Central Europe • South America • Northeastern United States

  38. 35. What two areas are the hearths of the world’s five primary religions? • Southern India and Eastern China • Southwest Asia and Northern Africa • Central Europe and Southwest Asia • Northern India and Southwest Asia • Eastern China and Southern Europe

  39. 36. The pessimistic viewpoint about a lack of economic development in certain locations on the globe can be attributed to their lack of • Infrastructure • Physical features such as rivers • Labor availability • Foreign investment • Modern technology