1. Why does de Blij feel that Americans have an obligation to be well informed?
(a) Because the decisions made by Americans affect the entire planet.
(b) Because part of being well educated is understanding geography.
(c) Because it is important to be a good citizen.
(d) Because Americans have economic ties to many other countries.
2. Why does de Blij feel that American students need to study geography?
(a) To better understand history.
(b) To better understand plate tectonics.
(c) To receive a well-rounded education.
(d) To protect national security.
3. Why is geography different from other disciplines, according to de Blij?
(a) It is always in the news.
(b) It covers science and technology.
(c) It is constantly changing.
(d) It makes unexpected links between topics.
4. What other world does geography traditionally deal with, in addition to the human world?
(a) The cultural world.
(b) The natural world.
(c) The philosophical world.
(d) The astronomical world.
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