GEOG101 Quiz 1

Topics: Region, Climate, Plate tectonics / Pages: 15 (2012 words) / Published: Apr 12th, 2015
GEOG101 Quiz 1

Part 1 of 1 - 80.0/ 100.0 Points

Question 1 of 25 0.0/ 4.0 Points
A functional region:

A. has a transition zone at its center

B. is also known as a formal region

C. is defined on the basis of some variable, such as the area where corn is grown

D. is exemplified by a city and its hinterland

Answer Key: D
Question 2 of 25 0.0/ 4.0 Points
Which of the following statements is incorrect?

A. A country likely constitutes a formal political region because within its boundaries certain conditions of nationality, law, and political tradition prevail.

B. Regions conceptualized as “spatial systems” are collectively identified as functional regions.

C. Functional regions are generally more static and immobile than formal regions.

D. Regions marked by internal homogeneity are classified as formal regions.

Answer Key: C
Question 3 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
All regions possess all of the following except:

A. boundaries

B. location

C. homogeneity

D. area

Answer Key: C
Question 4 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
Water covers about _____ percent of the Earth's surface.

A. 70

B. 80

C. 50

D. 10

Answer Key: A
Question 5 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
The current interglacial period is known as the:

A. Wisconsinan

B. Global Warmup

C. Holocene

D. Pleistocene

Answer Key: C
Question 6 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
The Mediterranean climate is classified under which of the following Köppen-Geiger letters?

A. Med

B. H

C. C

D. A

Answer Key: C
Question 7 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
The prevailing mid-latitude climatic type in the southeastern United States, western Europe, southern Brazil and northern Argentina, and eastern China is the:

A. humid cold

B. semiarid moderate

C. dry winter tundra

D. humid temperate

Answer Key: D
Question 8 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points
A bridge language of national politics, commerce, and trade is known as a(n):


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