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GE350 World Geography Exam 1 Answers (Ashworth College)

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0.0/ 5.0 Points What is the social category that developed during the 19th century of European imperialism? A. Gender B. Ethnicity C. Race D. Class Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points __________ is the study of how the Earth's physical features are formed. A. Biogeography B. Cartography C. Geomorphology D. Zoogeography Question 8 of 20 Trade Winds blow from which direction? A. East B. South C. North D. West Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the spatial dispersion of a previously homogenous group? A. Diaspora B. Fundamentalism C. Cultural displacement D. Ethnic differentiation Question 10 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is the estimate of the total value of everything produced by a country in a particular year? A. Gross domestic product B. Gross national income C. Purchasing power parity D. Trade deficit Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is NOT true respecting multinational corporations (MNCs)? A. They outsource jobs to places with cheaper labor. B. They offshore key assets to host banking countries. C. They move jobs away from places with regulated labor laws. D. They seek to balance a living wage with optimal productivity. Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Extractive activities are considered to be what sector of the economy? A. quaternary B. tertiary C. secondary D. primary Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to the human development index devised by the United Nations, a country with a perfect score would have an index of: A. .001. B. 10. C. 100. D. 1.0. Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The U.N. Human Development Index (HDI) is based on: A. life expectancy, education, fertility rate. B life expectancy, education, income. C. education, income, death rate. D. education, income, fertility rate. Question 15 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Regarding the Tabula Rogeriana all of the following are true, EXCEPT:

A. it is a "map of the known world" in 1154. B. it was created by the Islamic cartographer Muhammed al-Idrisi. C. it includes Europe, Asia, and North Africa. D. it was the first map outlining the New World. Question 16 of 20 Commodity chains begin with the: A. extraction and production of raw materials. B. manufacture and export of commodities. C. high wage, semi-skilled assembly of consumer products. D. delivery and consumption of finished commodities. Question 17 of 20 Which region hosts more than half of the world's biodiversity? A. Africa B. North America C. Latin America and Caribbean D. South Asia Question 18 of 20 When was the beginning of the Anthropocene epoch? A. 1550 B. 1750 C. 1650 D. 1850 Question 19 of 20 What country promised to have achieved net zero emissions by 2020 in the 2015 Paris Agreement? A. U.S. B. Denmark C. Costa Rica D. India Question 20 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Respecting colonialism, the first wave, extending into the early 1800s, was dominated by: A. China. B. Great Britain. C. Spain and Portugal. D. Dutch Netherlands.