midterm exam.docx - Question 1 2 2 pts Parallels of longitude measure distances east and west of the line called the Prime Meridian True False Question

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Question 12 / 2 ptsParallels of longitude measure distances east and west of the line called the Prime Meridian.TrueFalseQuestion 22 / 2 ptsGeographers use latitude and longitude to pinpoint a place’s absolute, or exact, location. TrueFalseQuestion 32 / 2 ptsAbsolute location relies on latitude and longitude to pinpoint specific locations on the surface of the earth. TrueFalseQuestion 42 / 2 ptsRelative location provides geographical context about location relative to other locations.TrueFalse
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Question 52 / 2 ptsThe study of this physical geography feature has shown that the Earth’s surface is composed of large plates that float on top of an underlying layer ofmolten rock. Orographic movementPlate tectonicsPangea hypothesisWegener’s theoremQuestion 62 / 2 ptsWhat explains the slow shifting of climate patterns caused by general coolingand warming of the atmosphere? MonsoonsEl NinoClimate changeGlobalizationQuestion 72 / 2 ptsOne problem with using GDP/GNI per capita as a measure of economic development is that it is an average and does not account for wealth and poverty extremes.TrueFalseQuestion 8
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2 / 2 ptsGoods and services that are produced outside of formal markets are said to be part of the:Sneaky economyPurchasing Power Economy (PPE)Informal economyGarage economyQuestion 92 / 2 ptsConsidering the 5 Themes of Geography, if you wanted to know more about trade relationships between two countries, you might consider looking at it through this theme to get an idea about trade, economy, employment, goods, and the sharing of ideas:LocationRegionHuman-Environment InteractionMovementQuestion 102 / 2 ptsThe ways a particular social group defines the differences between the sexesis referred to as:DemographicSexGender roleGender IncorrectQuestion 110 / 2 pts
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If you were a biologist, and someone asked you about the term race, you would likely reply that it is a:biological factcultural constructgenetic traitphysical trait Question 122 / 2 ptsRecent evidence suggests that humans first came to North America from Europe about 200,000 years ago.
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