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Midterm 2 Key - Geography 1992 Introduction to Human...

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Geography 1992 Introduction to Human Geography Mid-Term 2 Version A You have the remainder of class to finish the exam. Please select the single choice that most correctly answers each question. Make sure you enter your name, student ID number, and section number on your bubble sheet. 1) Which of the following is NOT true about the Ganges River? A) It attracts Hindu pilgrims from all over India. B) Hindus achieve purification by bathing in the Ganges. C) The water is remarkably pure and drinkable. D) Dead bodies are washed with water from the Ganges before cremation. 2) Which is not an example of a universalizing religion? A) Christianity. B) Islam. C) Buddhism. D) Hinduism 3) Religion impacts the landscape through A) Places of worship. B) Burial of the dead. C) Administrative organization. D) All of the above. 4) In class, we learned that race is socially constructed. Nonetheless, the US Census Bureau finds race to be meaningful. Which of the following is NOT considered a race by the US Census Bureau? A) Hispanic/Latino. B) Black/African American C) White. D) Asian. 5) The Jim Crow laws were: A) A set of laws passed in the US South that enforced segregation of Blacks and Whites. B) A reaction to the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. the Board of Education. C) A set of laws passed in the US South in the 1950s and 1960s to reintegrate minorities. D) A reaction to the Supreme Court ruling in Row v. Wade.
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6) Redlining is the A) policy of encircling Communist countries with democratic ones. B) refusal by banks to provide mortgages for homes in neighborhoods with a large number of minority residents. C) refusal by real estate agents to show homes in low-income or ethnic neighborhoods. D) term for the line between Communist Eastern Europe and Democratic Western Europe during the Cold War. 7) The practice of convincing white homeowners to sell their houses at low prices and then reselling them at higher prices to black families is known as A) Blockbusting. B) Balkanization. C) Redlining. D) Spatialized racism. 8) Which of the following could be considered a consequence of the attempt to organize the world around the concept of the nation-state? A) Ethnic cleansing. B) Forced migration. C) Balkanization. D) All of the above. 9) The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves is known as A) Nationalism. B) Self-determination. C) Apartheid D) Nation-state. 10) Most African and Asian colonies became independent after
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