Mid-Year Exam Study Guide—PART 2 Name: 24. For the years of 2000 through 2003, Date: Period : Louisiana had 220,000 births, 140,000 deaths, and net migration of -55,000. From 26. This map of Italy is a— this information we can tell that the population of Louisiana _____ during this A map that does not show physical period. features, but does show cities, states, or Find the net growth of the population. countries, is a political map. 27. According to the map, the capital of Italy is— What symbol represents the capital. 28. A group of people want to live on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. They also want to live 25. Which of the following can be concluded in a city as far to the south as possible. from the above chart? Which of the following cities would be the Many countries will import products that ideal location for these migrating people? they are capable of producing themselves. Know directions. Locate the Adriatic Sea. Use the map below to answer questions 26-28. 29. Northern Brazil has an average yearly rainfall of 82 inches, and an average annual temperature of 80 degrees. It is covered with dense vegetation including tall trees that compete for sunlight. Which of the following terms would best describe this region’s ecosystem? An area that has a humid, tropical climate with dense vegetation is considered to be rainforest. 30. Which of the following was NOT a reason 35. Europeans gained knowledge from Arab that early agricultural societies developed countries during the course of a series of near major rivers? wars called the— Rivers provided a means of irrigation, The Crusades were fought between watering of animals, and, during flood Catholics (from Europe) and Muslims seasons, fertilized the surrounding soil. (from Arab countries). 31. Which of the following describes why it Use the map below to answer questions 36 & was important for early river civilizations 37. to develop calendars? Early societies developed their calendars around the flooding season so they would know when to plant their crops. 32. Which of the following statements best describes the significance of the Magna Carta? The Magna Carta limited the power of the monarch (King). 36. This map shows Niger’s mineral and raw material production. Uranium is mined in the area described as— 33. A system under which kings grant land to Use the key. people of high status (nobility) in exchange for their service as military leaders, and common people work for the nobility is called— 37. According to the map of Niger’s economic Under feudalism, a King would grant activities, what would one likely find in the land to a noble in exchange for military area adjacent to Lake Chad? service. Use the key. 34. A guild system is— A group of tradesman or craftsman that establish standards (rules) and guidelines for their trade. 38. Which of the following technological 42. Which religions became the official religion advances was NOT employed by the of Rome in AD 392 after its followers had Ancient Romans? suffered several centuries of persecution The Romans had aqueducts, domed roofs, under Rome? and arched bridges. Christianity became the official religion of Rome in 392. 39. Which of the following statements is most useful in explaining why it is so difficult to 43. What kind of map might one view to reduce pollution? determine what natural resources a certain A growing human population requires country contains? more food, energy, and goods, and thus Use an economic map to determine creates more waste products. resources the country uses to make money. 40. Japan’s land area is only about 4% of that of the US (i.e. Japan is slightly smaller than California.) However, Japan’s population is about 43% of America’s. Which of the following can likely be concluded? High population densities require careful building design, especially in earthquake prone areas such as Japan. 41. Which of the following religions is associated with the T’ang Dynasty era of 44. What is the name of the geographic feature China? to which the arrow is directed in the map The Tang Dynasty embraced Taoism. above? Know the five Great Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Ontario, and Erie.