AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                                                         NAME:

CH 1
1. Geography brings a ____________ perspective to questions raised within other Social Science Disciplines.
        A. Patterned    B. Spatial C. Environmental       D. Absolute

2. What are the 5 themes of Geography?

_________________            ______________________            _______________________

             _________________________              ________________________

3. The material character of a place, be it human, natural, or other tangible objects, that give a place a particular form
        is called
        A. location theory       B. regional science     C. spatial perspective D. landscape

4. What is the most powerful tool of the geographer, and what are some uses of this tool?

5. What is the difference between absolute location and relative location?

6. A mental map is also referred to as a _______________ map.

7. Maps demonstrate a vital rule of geography, which is:

8. Literally translated (in Greek), geography means what?

9. The spread of ideas or knowledge from their origins to where they are adopted is called
         A. reproduction     B distribution   C. diffusion    pattern

10. Describe the 3 types of Regions


         2. ________________or________________=

         3. ________________or________________=

11. Features tending to be concentrated in particular areas on the Earth’s surface describes which theme of
         A. Location     B. Place      C. Region       D. Movement       E. Human-Environment

CH 2
12. A single attribute of a culture is referred to as a
         A. culture complex        B. culture trait C. culture realm     D. cultural hearth
13. Jazz music being founded and developed in New Orleans, LA is an example of
         A. diffusion    B. perception C. environmental determinism D. hearth

14. Cultural Diffusion –

         >>>Relocation Diffusion –

         >>>Expansion Diffusion –

                  >>>Contagious –

                  >>>Hierarchical –

15. Name any 5 perceptual regions of the USA.

16. A weaker culture’s total adoption of a dominant culture is called
        A. assimilation       B. transculturation   C. acculturation     D. relocation

17. What are the differences between environmental determinism and possibilism?

18. Being concerned with the environmental consequences of dominant political-economic arrangements and
understandings is called
        A. environmental determinism               B. political ecology
                  C. independent invention                    D. migrant diffusion

CH 3

19. What factors occurred which allowed humans to develop permanent settlements?

20. The development of a set of social strata, or people beginning to do other jobs than farming related, is called
         A. deglaciation   B. social stratification    C. capitalism    D. agricultural revolution

21. What is a ziggurat?

22. What were some activities our humanoid ancestors did to make their imprint on the cultural landscape during
        warm interglaciations?

23. What does a Mercator Projection greatly exaggerate?

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