Essay on Exam 1 Study Guide COMPLETE

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GEA 2000 Spring 2015
Exam # 1 Review Questions*
Introduction chapter, Globalization (PPT), “Guns, Germs, and Steel” (video).
1. What is geography?

2. Which of the following statements best defines environmental determinism?

3. Which of the following statements best defines possibilism?

4. Which of the following statements illustrates environmental determinism?

5. Which of the following statements illustrates possibilism?

6. Which of the following examples best defines the role of the environment in culture?

7. According to the definition used by geographers, a region is:

8. Which of the following is not a major characteristic of a region as defined by geographers?

9. Alfred Wegener's supercontinent is known as:

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11. _______________ is considered a pull factor in migration.

12. The two leading language groups in Canada are:

13. The Great Lakes' main outlet to the sea is the:

14. A continental climate is most likely to be found in:

15. The peoples called Native Americans in the U.S. are called __________ in Canada.

16. In _____ [year], the geographic form of the American city was most strongly shaped by:

17. Which metropolitan area contains the United States' largest cluster of Asians?

18. Which ethnic group does not fit with the area identified?

19. The transformation of raw materials into finished products is associated with the ____________ sector of a nation's economy.

20. Which of the following is a major natural gas producing State?

21. Which of the following States is the likeliest place for the further development of ethanol and other biofuel production?

22. Montreal and the lower course of the St. Lawrence Seaway are located in the Canadian province of ________.

23. The capital of Canada is:

24. The two European powers that fought over control of the territory that became Canada were the:

25. The North American Free Trade Agreement:

26. Which statement best defines the North American Core?

27. The “Kuwait of North America” is the nickname of:

28. The North American region with the greatest disparity in income between rich and poor is:

29. The Southwest is a tricultural region comprised of:

30. The three-pronged foundation of the Southwest

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