Spring 09 Exam 2-Feb25Geog Answers

Spring 09 Exam 2-Feb25Geog Answers - World Regional...

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World Regional Geography: 101 spring 2009 Test 2 Name: -------------------------------------------- Points: [--------]/100 Date: 02 | 25| Time allowed: 1 hour Instructions: 1. Please print your name clearly above 2. Shade the correct answer using a pencil on you Scantron 3. Answer all questions 1-50 and if you want the bonus question [51] 4. If found cheating you will be penalized accordingly (i.e. ZERO grade) 1. What are the most dramatic results of the collision between the Eurasian tectonic plate and the Indian subcontinent? a) Gobi Desert b) Huang He River c) The Himalayan Mountains d) Xijang Plateau 2. Map below shows East Asia and some of the major rivers. Huang He also called Yellow River in East Asia is the primary river on the North China Plain and is shown in the map below. Based on your knowledge and class discussions which of the following letters represent this river? A B C 1 | P a g e T e s t 2 , F e b 2 5 , 2 0 0 9 Figure 1: Map of East Asia C B A
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3. In the political and economic issues of East Asia we differentiated between the Communist Command Economy and the Japanese Economy Model. Which of the following would represent a Japanese Model? a) attempt to maximize economic efficiency through the abolition of private property b) economy that increases regional income disparity c) economy that allows state control of agriculture and industry d) open markets with interventionist government policies that focus on protecting domestic markets while opening foreign markets 4. What two East Asian states use Japan’s model of government-guided capitalism? a) North Korea and Mongolia b) South Korea and Taiwan c) China and Vietnam d) Macau and Hong Kong 5. In addition to China, name the two countries in East Asia that have been characterized by centrally planned economies since the end of World War II. a) Mongolia and North Korea b) Japan and Taiwan c) Macau and Hong Kong d) South Korea and Taiwan 6. Which of the following was a main factor causing Japan’s 1990s economic crisis? a) Sudden deregulation and removal of tariffs b) Sudden decline in wages and lack of health benefits c) Increased foreign investment from Southeast Asia pulling money away from Japan’s economy d) Corrupt relationships between officials in government and industry 7. Which of the countries of East Asia has the lowest population growth rate? a) China b) Japan c) North Korea d) Mongolia 8. According to our textbook, which of following two contrasting zones climate of East Asia has rapid swings in temperature and generally supports few people? A. Dry continental interior west B. Wet monsoon east 2 | P a g e T e s t 2 , F e b 2 5 , 2 0 0 9
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Figure 2: The J Curve: Exponential Population Growth 9. The J curve figure above depicts the exponential growth of the human population. From this figure you can see that the curve’s shape is a result of successive doublings of the population. It starts out nearly flat, but as doubling time shortens, the curve bends even
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Sheers during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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