Unformatted text preview: GEOG 1113: Quiz 1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The two main branches of geography are _________. A) human and physical B) physical and ecological C) human and cultural D) physical and environmental Reactions against environmental determinism in the early 20th century gave rise to _________, which is the view that people used their creativity to decide how to respond to the conditions or constraints of a particular natural environment. A) nature‐culture dualism B) cultural ecology C) cultural landscape D) possibilism A _________ region is an area derived from people’s sense of identity and attachment to different areas. A) functional B) formal C) vernacular D) perceptual The intellectual roots of environmental determinism can be traced back to the ancient Greeks, who speculated that human diversity resulted from both climatic and locational factors. A) True B) False _________ refers to the degree in which two or more phenomena share similar distributions. A) Distribution B) Spatial variation C) Spatial diffusion D) Spatial association Yi‐Fu Tuan developed the term “__________” to describe a “love of place.” A) place identity B) topophilia C) perceptual home D) sense of place Page 1 of 2 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. The main types of spatial diffusion are relocation, contagious, hierarchical, and _________. A) reactionary B) random C) epidemic D) stimulus Which geographer wrote that “everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things”? A) Yi‐Fu Tuan B) Alyson Greiner C) Waldo Tobler D) Carl Sauer The cost of moving a good and the ability of the good to withstand that cost is called _________. A) transferability B) complementarity C) accessibility D) connectivity _________ was initially used to study changes in the natural environment, but is now useful when examining growth of urban areas or tracking oil spills. A) Photogrammetry B) Remote sensing C) Global Positioning System (GPS) D) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) There are no ethical concerns when utilizing GPS technology. A) True B) False The images covering “GIS in Stillwater” represent a student’s research on which phenomena? A) Potential bus stops B) Clustering of apartment complexes C) Automobile accidents D) Incidents of DUI arrests Page 2 of 2 GEOG 1113: Quiz 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The process through which multinational corporations transfer money from their home countries to foreign or host countries to finance their overseas business activities is known as _________. A) foreign direct investment B) contemporary globalization C) reverse hierarchical diffusion D) neolocalism Which of the following is NOT a multinational corporation? A) Aspen Coffee Company B) Walmart C) General Electric D) ExxonMobil Today, there are _________ multinational corporations. A) 810,000 B) 37,000 C) 82,000 D) 170,000 What event changed the pattern of foreign direct investment in the United States? A) Hurricane Katrina in 2005 B) The September 11 attacks in 2001 C) Strengthening of the Euro in 2001 D) Presidential election of George W. Bush in 2000 The spread of American brands, values, and attitudes throughout the world is known as _________. A) Americanization B) McDonaldization C) Harbucksization D) Coca‐Colonization Homogenization flows only from the Western world (United States and Europe) to other parts of the globe (Asia, Africa, etc.). A) True B) False Which of the following is NOT an example of material culture? A) Spiritual songs B) Tools C) Barns in western Oklahoma D) Musical instruments Page 1 of 2 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. The commodificaiton of nonmaterial culture focuses on what types of communities? A) Cowboy B) Mainstream C) Indigenous D) Heritage According to ancient theory in Chinese traditional medicine, what two opposing forces can result in illness if out of balance? A) Feng shui B) Yin and yang C) Light and darkness D) Qanats and karez Which of the following is NOT a criticism of the World Heritage List? A) Site can be extremely expensive to maintain B) Tourists expect access to the site regardless of competing uses C) Many sites are difficult to access, which makes pilgrimages to the sites expensive D) Overly Eurocentric with an emphasis on sites related to Christianity _________ is the idea that the meaning and value of heritage varies from group to group. A) Diffusionism B) Dissonanace C) Representation D) Local knowledge What aspect appears to have the greatest influence in repositories of local knowledge? A) Ethnicity B) Gender C) Age D) Sexual orientation No country incorporates traditional medicine into their national healthcare system A) True B) False _________ is the collective knowledge of a community that derives from the everyday activities of its members. A) Local culture B) Traditional medicine C) Rationality doctrine D) Local knowledge Page 2 of 2 ...
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- Fall '10
- Geography, Natural environment, Traditional medicine, Environmental determinism, local knowledge, Yi‐Fu Tuan