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Unformatted text preview: GEO 2420 (Section 2296 / Fall, 2006) M AP Q UIZ #3 Note: You will be asked to identify five of the following countries or places on a blank world map for the map quiz as part of this exam. The countries are grouped by continents in the list below. Armenia Argentina Cambodia Angola Belgium Bolivia Lebanon Eritrea Cyprus El Salvador Mongolia Ivory Coast (Cte dIvoire) Moldova Honduras Philippines Rwanda Switzerland Puerto Rico Yemen Sudan ****************************************************************************** S TUDY Q UESTIONS , E XAM T HREE (P ART 1) Copyright Abe Goldman, 2006 N OTE : Exam #3 will be given on Wed. Dec 6 at the regular class time in our classroom. This is the first part of the Study Guide for Exam 3. It includes only questions relating to readings from the Rubenstein textbook (Chaps 5-7). A second part , covering the news articles, will be posted later. ****************************************************************************** Readings The following readings will be included on the third exam ( The readings highlighted in blue below are in the course packet. The others will available at the course website.) : 6. World Languages, Diffusion, Change, & Conflict Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 5 (pp. 147-183). Associated Press. With world opening up, languages are losers. May 16, 1999. Sultan, Tim. Its not the sights, its the sounds. March 17, 2006. 7. Geography of Religions & Religious Conflict Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 6 (pp. 185-222). Armstrong, Karen. 2000. Islam: A Short History. New York: Modern Library. Preface (pp ix- xii), The way forward (pp 178-187). 2 Further readings to be announced 8. Ethnicity, Nationalism, & Political Conflict; Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 7 (pp 225-258); Chap. 8 (pp 261-294). Further readings to be announced Exam #3: Wed., 12/6/04 (regular class period) ********************************************************** S TUDY Q UESTIONS Study Questions from Textbook Note: The following questions are linked to specific portions of the readings and are intended as a guide to some of the topics that may appear on the exam. Part Two of the Study Guide will cover readings from the news articles and will be posted later. Material from the lectures is not included in these questions in most cases. Anything discussed in the lectures may appear on the exam; some of it overlaps (and may differ) from material in the book. R EADINGS ON L ANGUAGES Chapter Five (Rubenstein text) (pp 147-183) (1) Where are the French speakers in Canada clustered (p148)? How is isolation linked to language development (p 149)? What language is the official language in the largest number of countries (p 149)? What part of the world has the largest number of countries where English is the (or an) official language though it is not necessarily the most widely used language (see Fig. 5-1)? What brought the English language to these countries? In which country has English become important due to control by the US (p 150)?which country has English become important due to control by the US (p 150)?...
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