GEOG 102 World Geography Notes
Climate change models suggest that parts of highland East Africa and equatorial Central Africa
may receive more rainfall in the future. - true
According to the World Bank, there are about how many cell phones per 100 African
Blue Gold: World Water Wars
1. What are some of the major causes of water pollution?
2. What political and legal strategies have communities used to resist corporate takeovers of
Afghanistan earns most of its foreign currency by selling
Even though the Aral Sea and Caspian Sea have the word "sea" in their names, they are not true
seas. Why are they not
According to your textbook, in Mumbai, there is a stark contrast between poverty and wealth, and
A. yet it remains a relatively crime-free city.
B. it is very dangerous for one to walk the streets.
C. there are riots on almost a weekly bas
Agriculture in the Caribbean colonies had all of the following characteristics, EXCEPT
A. large plantations.
B. lack of European markets for its products.
C. mono-crop production.
D. dependence on slave and indentured labor.
E. caused the
By what name are the countries of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia known?
B. The Levant
D. The Maghreb
E. Middle East
By what name is Southeast Asia and North Africa most commonly known?
A. The Holy Land
A high proportion of the tropical hardwoods that are harvested from the Brazilian Amazon are
destined for markets in which other world region?
C. East Asia
E. United States
By what name do we know t
A population pyramid with a wide base and a narrow peak is characteristic of what kind of growth
A. slow growth
B. zero growth
C. rapid growth
D. negative growth
E. it is impossible to tell the growth rate based on the shape of a pop
As a region, what is the unifying theme of Sub-Saharan Africa?
A. common religious experience
B. shared language
C. similar livelihood systems and shared colonial experience
D. unified political system
E. similar philosophy
"Insular" Southeast Asia refers to which of the following locations?
A. countries located in the interior regions of a continent
B. countries located on mountains
C. countries located on islands
D. countries located on peninsulas
A. called for greater openness and political participation.
B. was denounced by Gorbachev.
C. was followed by the bloody suppression of independence movements in the Baltic region.
D. was a policy of the Bolsheviks.
E. was initiat
According to most linguists, what other language is related to Japanese?
E. Japanese is not related to any other language.
As nations such as Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan have indu
About half of the tropical forests that are lost each year are found in what part of the world?
A. Amazon Basin of South America
B. Southeast Asia
C. Tropical Africa
D. the Caribbean
Anthropogenic emissions are caused
According to your textbook, which geopolitical unit was invented in Europe?
A. multinational state
B. regional state
C. unitary state
E. federal state
As their first language, 90% of Europe's population speak lan
All of the following are characteristic of Australia and Oceania, EXCEPT
A. relatively young states.
B. relatively untouched by European colonization.
C. historically isolated.
D. located in the Pacific Ocean.
According to Dr. Keith Bettinger, why is
geography a useful disciplinary
perspective from which to examine and
help solve some of the most pressing
issues of our time such as deforestation
and climate change? Give two examples
Life and Debt Documentary (First 25
Intro Animation - Core/Periphery Theory
1.Describe the geography of the
2.What is the legacy of colonialism on
Power of Place video.
Women make their mark in
Brazil's carnival season
Indigenous peoples in Panama
GEOG 102 Chapter 8 Globalization and Diversity Review
1) How many countries make up the European Union (EU)? - PG 252 - L - 27 countries
2) How many countries does Europe contain? - PG 252 - L - 42 countries
3) What mountain range in Europe is over 500 mi
GEOG 102 Midterm Review
Australia's Aborigines - Did not sign treaties with the colonizing Europeans
What is the United State's biggest possession in Oceania - Hawaii
What landforms is described as a combination of sandy islands, barrier coral reefs, and
GEOG 102 Chapter 6 Globalization and Diversity Review
1) As a region, what is the unifying theme of Sub-Saharan Africa? - similar livelihood systems &
shared colonial experiences?
2) What is the only country in Africa with an extensive area of mountainous
GEOG 102 Chapter 5 Globalization and Diversity Review
1) What is the source of the place-name, "Caribbean"? - Derived from the name of native peoples
from the area known as Caribs?
2) What is the rimland of the Caribbean? - PG 142 - R - Includes Balize an
GEOG 102 Midterm
geoliteracy - proficiency with the skills needed to use maps and other geographic tools and
technologies to make decisions and function in the world; understanding of places, peoples,
cultures, and environments; interactions, interconnect
World Regional Geography (GEOG 102)
~Midterm Study Guide~
Concepts of World Geography: be able to define and/or provide examples of the following concepts
2. Culture (key characteristics)
3. Settler states
4. Colonialism, Postcolonialism, N
Globalization I The Upside (Start: 1min 6 sec)
Wealth Inequality - What you never knew
Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii
THE NAVIGATORS Pathfinders Of
Who Really Discovered America
History Channel - Polynesians
Sacred Vessels: Navigating Tradi
Struggle in the Amazon: The Clash between
Energy and the Environment
ILFF10/2006 MAQUILPOLIS [City of
are the major demographic
Oxfam report shows 62 billionaires are as wealthy as half of world population
What you never knew you never knew
Videos & Websites
World Fact Book
99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy
movement | Guardian Animations
Wealth Inequality In America
The counties that cover
downtown Los Angeles and