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29 questions
• Q1

What type of plate boundary is shown in the photo>

Transform Boundary

Divergent Boundary

Convergent Boundary

Mid-Ocean Ridge

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• Q2

What two natural hazards are common along plate boundaries?

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Hurricanes and Tsunamis

Monsoons and Hurricanes

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• Q3

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

24 hours

2 years

72 hours

365 days

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• Q4

Earth's revolution + tilt = _____________

Daylight

Seasons

Hurricanes

Wind

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• Q5

What type of landform is shown below?

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

Convection and gravity in the Earth's core

The rotation of the Earth

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• 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

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• 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.

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• 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

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• 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

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• 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?

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

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• Q14

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

The people

The government

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• 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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