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APHG Notes - Unit 1
Quiz 1 - 8/26/09
|What does "Geography" mean in Greek?
|Learned, Collective behavior
|Which is NOT a formal culture region? A French-language region in Canada, A corn-growing county in Iowa, A distribution network of THe Washington Post newspaper, A chinese community in California's San Gabriel Valley
|A distribution of The Washington Post newspaper
|When geographers focus on the interrelationships between people and their environments, they are following Carl Sauer's theme of....?
|On the tropical forest islad of Borneo, Some tribes practice slash-and-burn agriculture, while other tribes have chosen to be fishermen. This exemplifies...?
|The Southwest and the Deep South ("Dixie") are...?
|The acceptance of cultural innovation decreases with what?
|distance ie. time-distance decay
|A joke spreading quickly throughout the school and cholera claiming a victim from every household in a village are examples of what type of diffusion?
|Your state capital is an example of what?
|A functional node
|the art & science of map-making
|credited with coining the word "Geography"
|George Perkins Marsh provided the first description of what?
|the extensive impact of human actions on natural systems
|What does GIS stand for and what is used in it?
|GIS (Global Information System) Thematic Layers are used to display the different parts of the world in one map.