WEEK 2 QUIZ GEOGRAPHY - WEEK 2 QUIZ GEOGRAPHY Answer Key...

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QUIZ GEOGRAPHY Answer Key Question 1 (Worth 5 points) Von Thünen in his “Isolated State” argued that five belts of human activity would develop around the central town or city. The first (or nearest) of these is: a belt of forest, still used for timber and firewood. a broad zone of increasingly extensive field crops. a zone of manufacturing and handcrafting. a zone of intensive agriculture and dairying. This is a correct answer Question Information : Economic endeavors which either bring large cash returns or which are time sensitive for delivery to the market will be located closer to the urban area or the market that these products serve. The land in these locations is more expensive than land further away from the urban area. As you go further away from the urban area, land values decrease and less efficent land use will ensue. Of course Von Thunen's theory is based on a model which is not reality. The model assumes a flat plain with no interruptions of rivers or mountains and will all the population equally served with adequate infrastructure. Points earned on this question : 5 Question 2 (Worth 5 points) The industrial revolution in Europe: produced the first specialized industries anywhere in the region caused a large immigration of workers from other parts of the world to fill the available jobs in the factories initially was focused in England, where the use of steam to drive engines emerged and machinery making skills were concentrated This is a correct answer gave enormous situational advantage to large cities such as London and Paris, positioned on coal fields and near iron ores Points earned on this question : 5 Question 3 (Worth 5 points) Europe’s political revolution: was completed in 1648 with the Treaty of Westphalia resulting in the formation of states. Feedback for this selection : See "The Revolutions of Modernizing Europe: Political Revolution and Evolution." only became complete with the dissolution of all dictatorships. was stimulated by the new weaponry produced by the Industrial Revolution continues today moving toward closer associations and regional coordinations. This is a correct answer
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