Mid Year exam Geography 1100 Sections 001 (Tuesday evening class).
The Exam will be 3 hours long. You should have plenty of time.
It will consist of multiple choice questions and short answer / diagram
questions. One of the short answer / diagram question
Cultural Geography Unit 4
1. The one way in which culture is NOT transmitted to younger generations is by
2. The smallest distinctive item of culture is called a
A. culture norm.
B. culture complex.
Unit 6 River Systems and Coastal Processes
1) Which of the following is correctly matched?
A) endogenic processes - erosion
B) exogenic processes - mountain building
C) Horton -measuring sediment moved in relation to velocity
D) William Morris Davis Youth
Political geography studies
Study of boundaries,
What is it?
The political organization of space is as old as human
Political organization of societies are as fundamental an
expression of culture and cultural differen
El-Nio Southern Oscillation
The term El-Nio means Christ Child and was rst
used by Peruvian shermen in the late 1800s to
describe the warm current appearing o the western
coast of Peru around Christmas time.
El-Nio describes the
Atmospheric Circulation and Winds
Atmospheric Circulation and Winds
always in motion
Newton's laws of motion
First law "
Newton's rst law is often known as the
law of inertia.
Second law "
Third law "
The Dust Bowl
Where was it?
Colorado: Kansas: New Mexico:
The nature of inputs and outputs of energy
Absolute Zero -273.15
K (Kelvin Degrees)
Earths source of energy is radiat
Formation of mid-latitude cyclones and fronts.
Air Mass Source Regions
Air masses dened by temperature and moisture
Boundaries into Ocean Space
How do you extend a states boundary into ocean space?
By who ?
UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law Of the Seas)
Exclusive Economic Zone EEZ
Area of the oceans covered by 20
Environmental Lapse Rate
stationary column of air
will cool at the Dry Adiabatic Lapse Rate
if condensation occurs i.e. air is saturated
air will cool at the S
Self test 1
1. Spatial interaction is affected by
A. mobility, economics, and anticipation.
B. the physical environment, the cultural landscape, and the interchange
potentials of places.
C. distance, accessibility, and connectivity.
D. absolute location,
Sample Short answer/ diagram questions.
1. Describe a subducting crustal plate with a diagram?
2. With a diagram describe the various types of mass movements and identify
examples of each in relation to moisture content and speed of movement?
3. Explain t
Unit 5 Self Test
1. The earth is approximately _ billion years old.
B. 4. 7
C. 6. 0
2. An intrusive igneous rock is formed from
A. lava that cools rapidly on the earth's surface.
B. magma that cools slowly on the earth's surface.
1. Given the following 3 images X, Y, and Z:
(1) Which of the following is correct?
a) Different patterns same dispersions
b) Different patterns same density
c) Same dispersion but different patterns
d) Different densities same patterns
e) Same densit
The Nature of the Atmosphere
Atmo - Vapour Sphaira - sphere
An envelope of gases that is intimately
related to all aspects of the earth's surface
which stretches from the surface of the
earth to 10,000
Im very reluctant to supply answers to the short answer questions. I have found
when I have done this in the past, that students have a habit of studying only
those answers to only those questions. This will lead to a very poor grade on the