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HUMANITIES 1: “THE LATE, GREAT STATE OF CALIFORNIA” SAMPLE MIDQUARTER EXAM FALL 2006 THIS IS A SAMPLE EXAM TO EXEMPLIFY FORMAT ONLY This identification exam is based on all readings, viewings, lectures, and course website materials dealing with tectonics and water, up to and including the film Chinatown . Please select SEVEN of the following quotations, terms, or concepts. In one or two well- developed paragraphs , fully define the term or concept (or identify the speaker and context of the quotation) and discuss its larger significance in relation to the theme of California as a state—and an experience—shaped by disasters and crises. You have 50 minutes. Please use Blue Books. 1) Ring of Fire 2) Badwater, Death Valley, CA 3) the Hayward fault 4) liquefaction 5) the Transverse Range 6) “For twenty million dollars, Los Angeles had returned the rock to the mountains. For twenty million dollars, they had built in Burro Canyon an edifice ten times as large as the largest pyramid at Giza.” 7) Appropriative rights 8) Hetch Hetchy
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2008 for the course HUM 001 taught by Professor Hicks during the Fall '07 term at UC Davis.

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