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APHG Ch. 9 Rubenstei
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Review questions for a Chapter 9 quiz
|List 3 factors of development
|Economic, Social, and Demographic
|The process of improving the material conditions of the people through diffusion of knowledge and technology.
|Which countries typically have the highest HDI?
|MDC's. They are typically in western Europe and Northern America
|Which countries typically have the lowest HDI?
|LDC's. They are typically in sub-Saharan Africa.
|Gross Domestic Product-the value of the total output of goods and services produced in a country. (typically in a year)
|Point out an average GDP for an MDC and an average GDP for an LDC:
|MDC: exceeds $20,000 LDC: about $1,000
|What is a weakness of GDP as a development index or measure?
|Not everyone is wealthy in MDC's and not everyone is poor in LDC's.
|Define each of the following job types: Primary Secondary
|Primary: Directly extract materials form Earth through agriculture, and sometimes by mining, fishing, and forestry. Secondary: Manufacturers that process, transform, and assemble raw materials into useful products.
|What nonessential consumer goods do geographers study to measure development?
|Cars, telephones, entertainment, televisions, etc.