OMS Geo Final
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OMS Geo Final
Trimester Final OMS Geography
flashcards to study for the Trimester 1 final
Weather patterns averaged out over long periods of time
Any peoples way of life; language, religion, customs, etc.
People coming to a country
How long people are expected to live at the time of their birth
The quality of life according to calories consumed, life expectancy, literacy rate, etc.
standard of living
A person who seeks safety in another country; war/famine
A person who leaves their home country
Resources such as air/wind/water/trees that can be replenished
The backbone/skeleton of an developed society; roads, power lines, schools, etc.
Resources that are finite; they cannot be replenished; oil/coal
the line at 0˚ latitude and the hemispheres it separates.
equator, separates the northern and southern hemispheres
the line at 0˚ longitude the hemispheres it separates
prime meridian, separates western and eastern hemispheres
How many time zones are in the Continental United States? In the World?
4 in continental US, 24 in the world
If it is 7:00 am in Los Angeles, California, what time is it in Minneapolis, Minnesota?
products brought IN to a country to sell
List 3 PUSH Factors
war, famine, poor education, poverty
Poorly planned urban areas spread out over a large area
Products shipped OUT of a country to sell
Movement of people from place to place
Semi city areas like Andover – between urban and rural
Native to an area; Dakota/Inuit/Ojibwe
List 3 PULL Factors
jobs, churches, education, food, family
A large city and it’s surrounding areas; Twin Cities
Nations where people vote; often for representatives
List 2 problems associated with Urban Sprawl.
pollution, habitat loss, traffic jams
Name the five Great Lakes from West to East.
Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario
List 3 ways we use the Great Lakes.
water, transportation, fishing
Wanting to break away from a country or agreement
What is the largest mountain range in the United States?
A person who speaks 2 languages
The United States is located in which two hemispheres?
Northern and Western
Canadian “states”, name the 2 that touch MN
provinces, Manitoba and Ontario
A government with a king or queen and elected officials
What region of the US is most likely to suffer water shortages?
Northwest Territory split in 1999 to give land to the indigenous peoples what was the name of the new territory.
What 2 languages are spoken commonly in Canada.
french and english
What are the 3 major crops grown in MN?
corn, soybeans, sugar beets
Which of MN’s 2 largest urban areas is the farthest west?
List 4 features found on an Economic map.
resources, farming, manufacturing, fishing
Economic system that encourages competition between producers, private ownership of business, free markets?
Economic system that the government to decide what and how much is produced?
List 4 features found on a Climate map.
arid, tropical, humid continental, ice cap
List 4 features found on a Political map.
states, capitals, country borders, cities
List 4 features found on a Physical map.
rivers, mountains, deserts, elevation
Economic system where families provide for themselves by growing and making products?
The continent that has no country.
List 4 features found on a Vegetation map.
highlands, desert, mixed forest, grassland
The type of government ruled by one person who has absolute power?
Vegetation of most of south and western Minnesota
A religion with many Gods is called? And an example
Trees that do not shed their leaves and have CONES
A religion with one God and 2 examples
monotheistic, Christianity, Islam, Judaism
If it is January in MN what season is it in Australia?
Gas made with corn
Trees that DROP their leaves
What river begins at Lake Itasca
What is the Capital of Minnesota
What type of map would you use to find mountains?
What type of map would you use to find who has gold?
What type of map would you use to find where most people live?
What type of map would you use to find coniferous forest?