WorldGeographyReview2

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A review over the first grading cycle of the 2nd semester of world geography
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  1. Literacy Rate (Define)
    Amount of people who can read and write.
  2. GDP (Define)
    • Gross Domestic Product
    • Goods and services produced by a country.
  3. Profit (Define)
    Money earned over money spent.
  4. Infant Mortality (Define)
    Rate of babies dying.
  5. Life Expectancy (Define)
    How long you're expected to live.
  6. Market Economy (Define)
    • People trading.
    • More than enough to survive.
  7. Subsistence Economy (Define)
    Enough to survive.
  8. Commercial Industry (Define)
    • Large production of goods.
    • Usually at companies.
  9. Cottage Industry (Define)
    • Small production of goods.
    • Usually at homes.
  10. Urbanization (Define)
    Migration of people to cities.
  11. Industrialization (Define)
    Large-scale manufacturing.
  12. Rural (Define)
    Country areas.
  13. Agriculture (Define and give synonym)
    • Farming and ranching.
    • A.K.A. Agrarian
  14. Greenhouse Effect (Define)
    When our atmosphere traps heat on the earth's surface.
  15. Population Density (Define)
    How many people are in an area.
  16. Petroleum (Define)
    Oil and gas.
  17. Sustainable Development (Define)
    Using resources for current and future needs.
  18. Free-Enterprise (Define and give synonyms)
    • Free to run business.
    • A.K.A. Capitalism; Market Economy
  19. Communism (Define and give synonyms)
    • Government controls all, and all is equal.
    • A.K.A. Socialism; Command Economy
  20. Import (Define)
    Shipping goods into a country.
  21. Export (Define)
    Shipping goods out of a country.
  22. Tariff (Define)
    Added taxes to imports.
  23. Infrastructure (Define)
    Systems serving an area.
  24. Desalinization (Define)
    Removing salt from water.
  25. Genocide (Define)
    Eliminating all people of a religious or ethnic group.
  26. Aristocracy (Define)
    Rigid class system.
  27. Per-Capita (Define)
    Per person.
  28. Culture (Define)
    A way of life.
  29. Cultural Diffusion (Define)
    Spreading of a way of life.
  30. What separates Europe from Asia?
    The Ural Mountains.
  31. Democratic Republic (Define and give example)
    • People give the power, usually by voting.
    • Ex. USA
  32. Theocracy (Define and give example)
    • Based on religious laws or lead by religious leader.
    • Ex. Pakistan
  33. Totalitarian Dictatorship (Define and give example)
    • One ruler has all power, and isn't governed by his/her own laws.
    • Ex. Cuba
  34. Pandemic (Define)
    Spreading of a disease over a large area.
  35. Standard of Living (Define)
    How well a country lives on average.
  36. In which country is Hindu the most common religion?
    India
  37. Founder: Christianity
    Jesus
  38. Founder: Islam
    Muhammed
  39. Founder: Judaism
    Abraham
  40. Leader: Christianity
    Jesus
  41. Leader: Islam
    Imam
  42. Leader: Judaism
    Rabbi
  43. Followers: Christianity
    Christians
  44. Followers: Islam
    Muslims
  45. Followers: Judaism
    Jews
  46. Worship Place: Christianity
    Church
  47. Worship Place: Islam
    Mosque
  48. Worship Place: Judaism
    Synagogue
  49. Holy Book: Christianity
    The Bible
  50. Holy Book: Islam
    • Qu'ran
    • Koran
  51. Holy Book: Judaism
    Torah
  52. Name of God: Christianity
    God
  53. Name of God: Islam
    Allah
  54. Name of God: Judaism
    Elohim
  55. Major Splits: Christianity
    • Catholic
    • Protestants
  56. Major Splits: Islam
    • Sunni
    • Shilite
  57. Major Splits: Judaism
    • Orthodox
    • Reform
  58. Numbers; Rank: Christianity
    1st- 2 billion
  59. Numbers; Rank: Islam
    2nd- 1.3 billion
  60. Numbers; Rank: Judaism
    12- 14 Million

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