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Unit 1 World

Spalding Academy 9th Grade 2011

QuestionAnswer
An economy based on tradition, trading, and bartering Traditional economy
An economy in which both gov’t and private groups make decisions Mixed economy
An economy in which the gov’t is heavily involved Command economy
Average number of people living within a square mile Population density
Exact position of a place on the earth’s surface Absolute location
How does a large population growth create problems for a country? Answers may vary
How does a negative population growth affect a country? Answers may vary
How much of the earth is water 70%
Lines that circle the earth that are parallel to the Equator? Measure north/south. Latitude
Lines that circle the earth that determine how far east/west a location is from the Prime Meridian Longitude
Map which shows the topography- mountains, rivers, desert of an area Physical Map
Movement of people from place to place Migration
Movement of people from rural areas into cities Urbanization
Name 3 countries in the southern hemisphere Answers may vary
Name 3 types of high latitude climates Subarctic, tundra, ice cap
Name 4 components of a map Key, compass rose, scale, boundary lines, cities
Name 4 countries in the eastern hemisphere Answers may vary
An economy based on tradition, trading, and bartering Traditional economy
An economy in which both gov’t and private groups make decisions Mixed economy
An economy in which the gov’t is heavily involved Command economy
Average number of people living within a square mile Population density
Exact position of a place on the earth’s surface Absolute location
How does a large population growth create problems for a country? Answers may vary
How does a negative population growth affect a country? Answers may vary
How much of the earth is water 70%
Map which shows the topography- mountains, rivers, desert of an area Physical Map
Movement of people from place to place Migration
Movement of people from rural areas into cities Urbanization
Name 3 countries in the southern hemisphere Answers may vary
Name 3 types of high latitude climates Subarctic, tundra, ice cap
Name 4 components of a map Key, compass rose, scale, boundary lines, cities
Name 4 countries in the eastern hemisphere Answers may vary
Name 5 countries in the Northern Hemisphere Answers may vary
Name the 4 mid- latitude climates MWC, Mediterranean, Humid subtropical, humid continental
Name the 4 oceans Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic
Name the 6 elements of culture Language, religion, social group, gov’t, econ activity, culture region
Name the 7 continents N. Amer, S Amer, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia
Name the four major climate regions Tropical, Dry, Mid-Latitude, High-Latitude
Name two types of dry climates Desert, Steppe
People who flee their home for safety in another country Refugees
The location of one place in relation to another Relative location
The pattern of human settlement in a country, a continent, or the world Population Distribution
Way of life of a group of people who share beliefs and similar customs Culture
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time Climate
What are the two types of tropical climates? Tropical rainforest, tropical savannah
What is a federal gov’t? Power split between nat’l/state gov’t
What is a unitary gov’t? All power given to nat’l gov’t
What is the difference between a developing and developed country? Answers may vary
What is the lithosphere? Land
Which latitude separates the globe into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? Equator
Which longitude line separates the globe into Eastern and Western Hemispheres? Prime Meridian
Who rule in an autocracy? Example? One person. UK
Who rules in a democracy? Many people. US
Who rules in an oligarchy? Example? Few people. Soviet Russia
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