i have a geography old exam

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GEOG1120, Spring 2012 Exam 1, LastName __________________________FirstName________________________


1. Your test form is ________.

a. A b. B c. C d. D e. I don’t know (get out of here!!!!!)

2. Which of the following characteristics of a national population CAN be seen from its population pyramid?
a. unemployment rate b. crime Rate c. potential support ratio d. infant mortality rate

3. Which of the following countries adopts the Neo-Malthusian theory
a. Japan b. Iraq c. Taiwan d. Iran

4. Cookeville’s latitude reading is _____________.
a. 36 degree East b. 36 degree South c. 36 degree North d. 36 Degree West

5. While traveling toward EAST from Cookeville, the reading of latitude is __________.
a. getting smaller b. getting larger c. not changed.

Population Analysis Questions: 7 questions

Four countries, A, B, C and D have the following population data
Age A (%) B (%) C (%) D (%)
0-14 20 20 49 30
15-64 70 60 50 60
> 64 10 20 1 10
Total 100 100 100 100

Category A (%) B (%) C (%) D (%)
Growth Rate 0.629 0.157 2.2 1.0
Sex ratio at birth

1.190 1.05 1.05 1.0


Total Fertility

1.75 1.66 5.0 2.1

6. According to the above data, Country C is most likely found in ________.

a. North America b. Sub-Sahara c. South America d. Western Europe

7. The LOWEST Dependency Ratio is found in Country _____

a. A b. B c. C d. D

8. The HIGHEST Potential Support Ratio (PSR) can be found in Country ______.

a. A b. B c. C d. D

9. Due to the effect of “Population Momentum”, 20 years from now (assuming they all have same population at the

present time), which country will have the largest population.
a. A b. B c. C d. D

10. China’s population data can be found in ______.

a. A b. B c. C d. D

11. The most developed country of the four is ________

a. A b. B c. C d. D

12. Two countries will most likely maintain or exceed their population in future are

a. A and B b. B and C c. C and D d. D and A


13. On the same size maps, 8×11, Cookeville is displayed at different size. Which of the following is the largest scale

a. Map A, where Cookeville is shown as a small dot.
b. Map B, where Cookleville is shown as a one inch circle
c. Map C, where Cookeville’s major street can be seen.
d. Map D, every street of Cookeville can be identified.

14. Which of the following areas is an example of “Ecumene”

a. Himalaya Mountains b. Nile River’s delta area c. Saharan desert d. Great Lakes

15. Which of the following is the Largest Scale Map (1 in = 2.54 cm, 1 mile = 1.6 km)
a. 1 inch to 1 mile b. 1 centimeter to 1 mile c. 1 foot to 1 mile d. 1 foot to 1 kilometer

16. Which of the following periods is an example of civilization reached homeostatic plateau?
a. urbanization b. agricultural revolution c. industrial revolution d. medical revolution

17. Which of the following DOES NOT describe a characteristic of world population distribution?

a. The majority of the world’s population resides in developing countries of the Southern Hemisphere.
b. People congregate in lowland areas.
c. People congregate along continental margins
d. The majority of the world’s population occupies a small part of the land.

18. Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding the population in this Human Geography class?

a. The highest population density was found at the first week of the semester
b. You may find a group of cohort in this class
c. All students in this class are in Productive Years.
d. None of the above

19. Country A’s current population is 1 million, with 1 % growth rate its population keeps on growing. When,

approximately, will this country’s population reach 2 million?
a. 2050-52 b. 2070-72 c. 2080-82 d. 2100-2102

20. Continued from the above question, when will its population reach 4 million (the closest year)?
a. 2154 b. 2200 c. 2210 d. 2300

21. A cartogram is NOT a type of __________ map

a. quantitative b. qualitative c. thematic

22. The steadily higher homeostatic plateaus achieved by human are evidence of their ability to
a. increase the carrying capacity of the land through technological advance.
b. increase the carrying capacity of the land through more labor input
c. limit the family size
d. increase family size

The following table show two country’s population and land area. Answer 4 questions from this table

A Land Population B Land Population
Total Arable Total Rural Total Arable Total Rural
10 7 100 50 10 3 100 60

23. Country A’s physiological density is _________(don’t worry about unit)

a. 100/10 b. 100/7 c. 50/10 d. 50/7

24. Country A’s arithmetic density is _________(don’t worry about unit)

a. 100/10 b. 100/7 c. 50/10 d. 50/7


25. Which country is having more NON-ECUMENE area?
a. A b. B c. C d. same

26. Which country is more urbanized?

a. A b. B c. C d. same
27. Nearly all world population increase between 2000 and 2030 will be in ___areas of ____countries.

a. urban, developed b. urban, developing c. rural,, developed, d. rural, developing

28. How many USGS Quad maps are required to cover an area of 30-minute by 30-minute?

a. 1 b. 2 c. 4 d. 8 e. 1


29. Thomas Malthus failed to recognize the importance of _______in raising the carrying capacity of the earth.

a. technology b. population control policy c. birth ratio d. wars

30. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?

a. the distance between one degree of longitude is around 69 miles
b. all parallels have same length
c. parallels and meridians intersect at right angles (90 degrees)
d. the longitude of equator is always 0 degrees

31. Who made Columbus think he reach China?

a. Chairman Mao b. Julius Caesar c. Ptolemy d. Jackie Chan

Figure 1 shows 6 different map types. Answer the following questions based on these 4 maps.

32. Figure ____ is a choropleth map.
a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E

33. How many are “Quantitative Map”
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 e. 5

34. Figure _______ is a cartogram.
a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E

35. Figure __________is a general reference (purpose) map.
a. A b. B c. C d. D

36. How many maps show locations in Northern Hemisphere?
a. All of them b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 e. 5

37. Which of the following shows “Formal Regions”?
a. None b. B c. C d. D

In Figure 2, Time Zone Map is shown, answer the following question based on the map.

38. Two o’clock afternoon in Taipei (+8), is _________ in New York (-5).
a. 1 a.m. the same day b. 1 a.m. one day earlier c. 2 a.m the next day d. 1 a.m. the next day

39. According to the Time Zone map, which of the following areas will celebrate New Year LAST?
a. Chicago b. London c. Alaska d. Mexico City

40. Which country’s standard time is 40 minutes later than its neighboring time zones?
a. Taiwan b. Nepal c. India d. Thailand


In Figure 3, Driving time to downtown San Diego is shown.

41. Figure 3 shows the concept of __________

a. Absolute direction b. relative direction c. absolute distance d. relative distance
42. The line of equal time is called ______in Greek

a. Isophones b. isochrones c. isopleths d. isolate
43. The “humps” on the lines are caused by _____.

a. weather b. highways c. human errors d. terrorist attacks
In Figure 4, World Population Growth is shown.

44. Which of the following Effect is the major factor influencing future population of the world

a. A b. B c. C d. None of the above
45. The Effect C is _______.
a. Population momentum b. Total Fertility Rate c. Crude Birth Rate d. Crude Death Rate

Figure 5 shows four patterns of population pyramids. Answer the following questions based on this figure.

46. Labor importing is a necessary policy for this country.
a. A b. B c. C d. D
47. Sub-saharan country’s population pyramid is most likely shown in _______
a. A b. B c. C d. D
48. Putin is the prime minister of this country.
a. A b. B c. C d. D
49. Apparently, the countries with small ratio of Potential Support Ratio are ______
a. A only b. A and C c. B and C d. B, D
50. Population momentum will carry over in this country for another 20 years.
a. A b. B c. C d. D
51. Which of the following projection is used in Human Geography’s textbook?
a. Mercator b. Equi-area c. Conformal d. Robinson

52. Which of the following projection was used to bring attention to the “Developing World”?
a. Peters b. Mollweide c. Conformal d. Robinson

53. “Long-lot System” was developed earlier days by ________
a. English b. French c. German d. Chinese

54. Which of the following is NOT considered one of the four great clusters of population?
a. South Asia b. Europe c. East US/SE Canada d. South America

55. Which of the following population groups is projected to have highest percentage increase between 2005 and

a. 0-64 b. 65+ c. 85 + d. 100+

The following questions are based on reading “China may relax its one-child rule”
56. The new rule first applies to
a. five selected provinces b. Beijing/Shanghai c. anyone who wants to join d. foreigners only
57. Which of the following is NOT one of the needs for such policy change?
a. more children to care for parents b. gender imbalance c. need more workers d. to stop abortions
58. The one-child policy has prevented ______births in China.
a. 1 million b. 10 million c. 400 million d. 1 billion
59. Which of the following is an exception (can have second child) under “current” One-Child policy?
a. urban couple with higher social status b. all rural farmers c. rural farmers if the first child is girl
60. Which form you have? a. A b. B c. C d. Wake Up!!!!!


Figure 1. Map Types

A. US Map based on Election Results

B. Migration Pattern in the U.S.

C. Map of East Cookeville

D. African Language Map

E. Motor Vehicle Theft Rates

F. Latitude and Longitude of Hong Kong


Figure 2. World Time Zone

Figure 3 – Driving Time to downtown San Diego

Figure 4 – Population Growth

Figure 5 – Population Pyramid

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