Unformatted text preview: GEOG 1113: Quiz 3 (Chapter 4) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. A system of communication that has agreed‐upon meanings is a(n) __________. A) Esperanto B) language C) pidgin D) creole Sign language is universal. A) True B) False The Elvish languages featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy are an example of __________. A) natural language B) universal language C) artificial language D) lingua franca About how many languages are there in the world? A) 6,900 B) 9,600 C) 5,900 D) 69 How many official languages does the European Union recognize? A) 32 B) 6 C) 12 D) 23 A language that is no longer taught to children by their parents and is not used for everyday conversation is a(n) __________ language. A) natural B) endangered C) official D) extinct The rise of the British Empire contributed to the expansion of the English language. A) True B) False  8. 9. Which geographer studied American dialects during the 1930s? A) Yi‐Fu Tuan B) Tom Wikle C) Hans Kurath D) Waldo Tobler Some languages are so similar that they have a high degree of __________. A) mutual intelligibility B) toponyms C) body language D) dialectalism GEOG 1113: Quiz 4 (Chapter 5) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Which of the following is NOT an ethnic religion? A) Hinduism B) Shintoism C) Judaism D) Christianity __________ is when religious notions, symbols, and rituals infuse the political culture of an area. A) Universalizing religion B) Ritualism C) Ethnic religion D) Civil religion What is the hearth of Christianity? A) Palestine B) Babylonia C) Israel D) Egypt Both Sunnis and Shiites use the term imam to refer to a religious leader, especially one who leads a group in prayer. A) True B) False What is the fastest growing religion in the world? A) Hinduism B) Christianity C) Islam D) Buddhism  6. 7. 8. 9. 10. What is a space that has special religious significance and meaning that makes it worthy of reverence or devotion? A) temple B) altar C) sangha D) sacred space Contagious, relocation, and hierarchical diffusion all factored in the spread of Christianity. A) True B) False Hindus sometimes refer to their religion by what term? A) Guru Granth B) sanatana dharma C) moksha D) Tripitaka What religions are sometimes called the Abrahamic faiths? A) Hinduism and Sikhism B) Sikhism and Buddhism C) Judaism, Christianity, and Islam D) Hinduism and Buddhism A church with 2,000 or more members that follows mainline or Renewalist Christian theologies is known as a megachurch. A) True B) False  ...
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