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  • Q1

    What type of plate boundary is shown in the photo>

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    Transform Boundary

    Divergent Boundary

    Convergent Boundary

    Mid-Ocean Ridge

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  • Q2

    What two natural hazards are common along plate boundaries?

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    Volcanoes and Earthquakes

    Hurricanes and Tsunamis

    Monsoons and Hurricanes

    45s
  • Q3

    How long does it take for the Earth to complete a revolution?

    24 hours

    2 years

    72 hours

    365 days

    45s
  • Q4

    Earth's revolution + tilt = _____________

    Daylight

    Seasons

    Hurricanes

    Wind

    45s
  • Q5

    What type of landform is shown below?

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    Delta

    Ocean

    Canyon

    Plateau

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  • Q6

    Which forces are responsible for the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates?

    Weathering and erosion

    Ocean currents and trade winds

    Convection and gravity in the Earth's core

    The rotation of the Earth

    45s
  • Q7

    High latitudes receive less energy from the Sun than the equator because -  

    the Sun's rays strike the Earth less directly at high latitudes

    an ozone hole is located at each Pole

    the equator has less distance from the Sun than either Pole

    more light is reflected at high latitudes than at the equator

    45s
  • Q8

    How do mountain barriers affect precipitation?

    The ocean side of the mountain generally has more precipitation.

    The northern side of the mountain generally has more precipitation.

    The eastern side of the mountain generally has more precipitation.

    45s
  • Q9

    How does a plateau differ from a mountain?

    A plateau has a flat top with suddenly dropping sides.

    A plateau is usually created by tectonic plate motion.

    A plateau has a higher elevation than surrounding areas

    A plateau is surrounded by water on three sides

    45s
  • Q10

    In which of the following environments would a geographer expect human settlements to be largest, in terms of population size?          **THINK ABOUT ENJOYABLE WEATHER**

    Low-latitudes mountains

    High-latitude deserts

    Mid-latitude coasts

    Polar regions

    45s
  • Q11

    Look at the photo below. What is the best reason that explains the movement of people from farms to cities in 19th century America?

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    There was no more unoccupied land for farming

    There was more work available in cities

    There was greater religious freedom in cities

    There were more opportunities to participate in cities

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  • Q12

    Which answer best explains how globalization has raised standards of living in many parts of the world?

    Globalization raises average living standards by ending religious wars.

    Globalization has brought new information and technology to developing countries.

    Globalization has led to an increase in the average size in families.

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  • Q13

    What is the best definition of a region?

    A large land mass surrounded by water

    An area with similar characteristics that set it apart from other areas 

    An are where a majority of people share the same religion

    45s
  • Q14

    Who is in charge of making decisions in a COMMAND economy?

    The people 

    The government 

    45s
  • Q15

    In 1848, gold was found in California and the population of California doubled. What was the name of this movement of people?

    Native Settlers 

    The Gold Rush

    The Great Migration

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