Human Geography Exam 1

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Human Geography Exam 1
2011-01-11 17:42:47
Human Geography

GEOG 1101
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  1. What does physical geography do?
    it examines how natural forces shape Earth
  2. Rising air over mountains leads to ____.
    orographic precipitation
  3. How does global warming come about?
    from the increase of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from humans
  4. Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
    Substainable Development
  5. What is the primary activity of economic sectors?
    natural resource extraction
  6. What is the secondary activity of economic sectors?
    manufacturing or processing of natural resources
  7. What is the tertiary activity of the economic sector?
    Sale and exchange
  8. What is the quaternary actiity of the economic sector?
    Information process and handling
  9. All goods and services produced in one year by a country
    Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  10. All goods, services, and income, or loss generated abroad from investments, bank accounts, etc
    Gross National Product (GNP)
  11. How do you get the GDP per capita?
    Divide the GDP by the population
  12. What are the three major areas of high population density?
    • China
    • India
    • Europe
  13. Where are most densly-populated areas located?
    • water
    • oceans
    • seas
    • lakes or rivers
    • temperate
    • low-lying areas with fertile soils