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Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A map with a scale of 1:500,000 would represent which type of map? A. Small scale map B. Large scale map C. Medium scale map D. Spatial scale map Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The prime meridian passes through: A. Paris, France. B. New York City. C. Greenwich, England. D. the Indian Ocean. Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Transform faults are typically found in regions where tectonic plate boundaries are moving parallel to one another, and are the site of frequent earthquakes. A good example of such a location is: A. the San Andreas Fault. B. Iceland. C. the Mid-Atlantic Ridge D. the Andes Mountains Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The energy that allows tectonic plates to interact on the earth's surface is supplied by: A. the sun. B. the molten interior. C. greenhouse gases. D. ocean currents. Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Hurricanes and cyclones originate: A. in the tropics B. in temperate latitudes C. near the poles D. in the center of large land masses Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The pampas region of Argentina would be an example of which of the following biomes? A. Desert biome B. Forest biome C. Polar biome D. Grassland biome Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement designed to address the issue of: A. the spread of AIDS. B. global poverty and underdevelopment C. the emission of greenhouse gases D. the militarization of space Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Language is frequently a key component of identity for many people. The Quebecois, an ethnic group in Quebec, speak what language that differentiates them from most other Canadians? A. French B. German C. Spanish D. Italian Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A cultural hearth is a region from which technologies, ideologies, and material goods diffused over time to surrounding regions. An example of a cultural hearth is: A. central South America B. Mesopotamia C. Australia D. Easter Island. Question 10 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The infant mortality rate for a country is defined as the: A. the percentage of infants who perish at birth. B. the number of female infants killed, due to preference for males. C. the number of abortions, stillbirths, and accidental deaths in a given year. D. the number of infant deaths per 1000 live births during the first year of life Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points When a country has a single city that has several times the population of any other city, it is called the/a: A. megalopolis. B. primate city. C. capital city. D. growth pole. Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points __________ is the study of population structure and change A. GNI B. Economics C. Demography D. Geography Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points An example of a nongovernmental organization (NGO) is: A. the U.S. Department of State B. Exxon Mobile Petroleum Corporation C. Greenpeace D. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Among the following organizations devoted to fostering trade, the one with the largest number of member states is: A. ASEAN B. EU C. NAFTA D. APEC Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The modern materially wealthy countries achieved their prominence from the __________ sector of production in manufacturing and construction. A. tertiary B. primary C. secondary D. quaternary Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points __________ corporations make goods or provide services for profit in several countries but direct operations from a headquarters in one country. A. Multinational B. Off-shoring C. International D. Free-market Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The second most productive economy in the world, as measured in total output by value, is the economy of: A. Germany B. Japan C. Canada D. China Question 18 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points In many of the materially poor countries today, few jobs in the __________ pay taxable salaries. A. formal economy B. service sector C. core countries D. peripheral communities Question 19 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The Grameen Bank, a highly successful microcredit institution, was founded in: A. Germany B. Brazil. C. Bangladesh D. Japan Question 20 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The concept of __________ rights emerged in the late 1700s, in part from revolutions in Europe and the United States. A. social B. human C. cultural D. political

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