The Austral Realm
Land and Environment
1. Which of the following statements about the physical environment of
realm is false?
A. New Zealand has earthquakes and volcanoes, Australia does not
*B. Australias rocks are
Chapter 11: Australian Realm Practice Questions
1) Which of the following statements about the physical environment of the Austral realm is false?
a) New Zealand has earthquakes and volcanoes, whereas Australia has only volcanoes.
b) Australia's rocks are
Chapter 9: Practice Questions
1) Which of the following statements about the western interior of China is false?
a) Much of the area is a flat plain.
b) Much of the area is mountainous or is a high plateau.
c) Many of Asia's great rivers arise in the area
2) Which of the
statements about total area
FALSE? a) In 1770
claimed it for
Britain b) Britain
Australias current population is approximately:
a. 23 million
b. 40 million
c. 50 million
d. 150 million
Your answer is correct.
The correct answer is: 23 million
Mark 4.00 out of 4.00
Chapter 12: Pacific Realm Practice Questions
1) What is the term for an area within which the UNCLOS allows states to claim all resources that extend up to
200 nautical miles from their coasts?
a) Special Administrative Region
b) Exclusive Economic Zone
8) Which of the following explains the connection between high elevation
mountains and large rivers?
a) Monsoon rains
b) Seasonal snow melt
c) High relief drainage
d) All of the above
b) Seasonal snow melt
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Chapter 8 Practice Questions: South Asian Realm and its Regions
1) Which of the following is largely responsible for the modern-day political boundaries in the
South Asian realm?
a) mountain ranges
b) British rule
c) oceans and seas
d) monsoon rains
The Australian Realm
Defining the Realm
Smaller New Zealand
Realm at a crossroads:
Strains of diversity
related to te
The Pacific Realm
Which of the following is false?
*A. The Russians colonized many Pacific Islands during World War II.
B. Tuvalu needs significant help from other countries.
C. The British were a significant col
Chapter 12: Pacific Realm
Defining the Realm
Sea Hemisphere: Seas cover
nearly an entire hemisphere:
Fragmented, culturally complex
Total land area:
Roughly equal to Texas and
But 90 percent of land is Island
of New Guinea
Geography 1002 476: World Regional Geography
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Islamic Republic of Pakistan One of worlds 10 most populous states Worlds second-largest Islamic state Early
urban civilization Cultural landscapes exemplify transitional location between South and Southwest Asia
Pakistan: On South Asias Western Flank: A
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Geo: means the earth
Geography is the academic discipline that describes earth and explains the
patterns on its surface (page 16)
Geography - It is the science of environment and space because it deals
with the description and analysis of
Colonialism and Neocolonialism
othe formal establishment of rule over a foreign population.
ois the conquest of space to extract raw materials using free
labor for the accumulation of capital.
oIt began with the global expansion of tr
What is Africa/Sub-Saharan Africa?
o It is the birthplace of early civilizations, that were leading in
the progress of cultures such as Egypt, Kush, and Ethiopia.
2. Kush (ancient Nubia) located in the shallow
stretches of the Nile River (Miles
Other African Resources
o Minerals: African nations are rich in minerals, such as
natural gas, diamonds, gold (South Africa is the worlds
largest producer!), uranium, manganese, you name it.
o In 1998 Africa accounted for from 1% to 6% of worl
About the music
1. African Griot (pronounced Grio) Musician is a storyteller who
recounts cultural stories through epic songs.
2. Strongest in West Africa (Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali)
3. Instrument used: Kora made out of calabash
1. West Africa is more heavily populated than most of SubSaharan Africa pg 239
2. 2006 300 million inhabitants representing 4.6% of the world
population, 43% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa, close
to 60% of European union an
1. an ofcial policy of racial segregation that shaped social
relations in South Africa for [over] 50 years text page 243
2. I didnt think Id come out alive; in fact, I was seeing death. But
I was prepared to die as long as I d
Central Asia Music
1) Karnay: A long trumpet with a mouthpiece used in Iranian and Uzbekistani
music as a military signal during the Middle Ages
2) Doira: Medium-sized frame drum with jingles used by Iranian and Balkan
transformation of the environment
Contributing factors to the transformation of the environment
Causes for food crisis
Environmental Transformation food
oHarvesting peas in Asia
oCooperative farming Congo
oFarming in China
Understanding Geography: Urban Geography
The Urban Space, Circulation of capital, land usage, labor market,
convergence of various groups , residential differentiation, segregation
Squatter Settlements: The illegal developments of makeshift housing on