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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At what point do scientists predict that Earth's population will level off and stop increasing?
(a) When it reaches one billion.
(b) When it reaches ten billion.
(c) When it reaches eight billion.
(d) When it reaches 100 billion.
2. How wide is each coastal country's territorial sea?
(a) Each territorial sea is five miles wide.
(b) Each territorial sea is 188 miles wide.
(c) Each territorial sea is 12 miles wide.
(d) Each territorial sea is 50 miles wide.
3. What problem has historically been an issue between Canada and the United States?
(b) Fishing rights.
(c) Acid rain.
4. What life forms are threatened during Earth's Ice Ages?
(a) All life forms.
(b) Only marine life.
(c) Only land animals.
(d) Only plant life.
5. How far south did North American glaciers reach during the last Ice Age?
(a) As far south as the Ohio River.
(b) As far south as the Great Lakes.
(c) As far south as the Equator.
(d) As far south as the Gulf of Mexico.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does de Blij say should not have been eliminated by government budget cuts?
2. What does de Blij mean when he refers to a mental map?
3. When did China first begin to feel the impact of the Little Ice Age?
4. What kind of location must be given in degrees, minutes, and seconds of longitude and latitude?
5. How many countries are there in the world?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do scientists think that Earth might have acquired its oceans?
2. What kinds of unusual linkages does de Blij say that geographers make?
3. Why is it a problem for Europe's population to decline?
4. What caused the "year without a summer"?
5. What is the Exclusive Economic Zone?
6. What was Europe's climate like just before the Little Ice Age began?
7. What did Gilbert Grosvenor do to revitalize the practice of geography? Did it work?
8. What kinds of tools do geographers need to know how to use?
9. What does de Blij mean when he says that geographers look at the world spatially?
10. What does de Blij fear might happen before Earth reaches its natural population limit?
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