geography Test review unit_1

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geography Test review unit_1
2013-09-22 00:53:54
unit one history

Unit 1 test study guide or Geography
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  1. Where are these religions generally located?
    • Buddhism: southeast Asia and parts of china
    • Christianity: North& South America, Southern Africa, Australia, Europe and Northern Asia
    • Hinduism: India
    • Islam: Northern Africa and Middle East Asia
    • Judaism: Israel
  2. What continents are mostly Catholic?
    South America
  3. How does latitude and longitude work? What do they measure?
    • They create an imaginary grid around the earth and give precise location of where something is.
    • They measure the angular distances on earth in degrees
  4. How do Literacy rate, Infant Mortality, and Per capita GDP pertain to a country's level of development.
    An More Developed Country would have a high literacy rate, low infant mortality rate, and a high per capita GDP.
  5. Shows different symbols and colors used on the map and their meanings.
  6. the action of giving misleading account or impression
  7. Points to North, East, South and West
    Compass Rose
  8. A map on which statistical information is shown in diagrammatical form
  9. An estimate or forecast of the future situation or trend based on a study of present ones
  10. Determines real distance between points
  11. An arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area
  12. difference between Formal, Functional, and Perceptual regions.
    • Formal: areas like countries, cities, states, and countries. - can be proven of presence.
    • Functional: Different places linked together and function as a unit
    • Perceptual: Reflect human feelings or attitudes
  13. 7 continents
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Antarctica
    • north America
    • south America
    • Africa
    • Australia
  14. What does the HDI tell us.
    What affects a country's HDI.
    • The ranking of level of development in a country.
    • the development of the country
  15. What is geography
    the study of both human and physical geography
  16. human-environment interactions?
    how a person interacts that impact their environment.
  17. what is the prime meridian and equator
    • prime meridian: line of longitude that is at 0 degrees
    • Equator: line of latitude that is at 0 degrees

  18. human geography:
    Physical geography:
    • study of people in their environments, where they live, how they act, and trade
    • landforms, and physical geo
  19. where is the Sahara Desert?
    where are most deserts located?
    • Africa
    • 30 degrees latitude
  20. what continent is Russia on
    both Europe and Asia
  21. what latitudes(low/mid/high)are associated with which climates?
    what latitude do most people live on?
    • low: hot
    • Mid: warm
    • High: cold

  22. why is the panama canal so important?
    it shortens the passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and avoids violent seas like Cape Horn.
  23. what does a topography map show?
    show contour lines that connect parts at the same latitude, and shows elevation/steepness of the man-made or natural physical feature.