Human Geography 8e: Chapter 7

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Question 1:


a) the human ability to develop ideas from experiences and then act on them
b) a complex of knowledge, belief, art, morals, customs, law, and other habits shared by members of a society
c) the system of interrelationships that connect individuals and collectivities
d) All of the above.
e) Both a and b.

Question 2:


a) represent the elements of culture concerned with interpersonal relationships
b) represent the mental elements of culture
c) are physical objects created by members of a culture
d) are the interrelationships that connect individuals with shared beliefs
e) represent the values held by members of a given group

Question 3:


a) a cluster of institutionalized ways of doing things
b) an area containing a degree of homogeneity in cultural characteristics
c) a useful spatial classification of various cultural groups
d) Both a and b.
e) Both b and c.

Question 4:


a) occurs when migrants learn the dominant language of the region they migrate to
b) consists of changes in technology, organization, and ideology that mediate relationships between humans and their environment
c) is the process by which a civilization declines in terms of distinctiveness
d) is the homogenization of cultural characteristics, such as language and religion
e) All of the above.

Question 5:


a) Language
b) Religion
c) Location names
d) Both a and c.
e) All of the above.

Question 6:


a) temperate areas have many languages; tropical areas have relatively few languages
b) temperate areas have relatively few languages; tropical areas have many languages
c) both temperate and tropical areas have a large number of languages
d) temperate areas have experienced increased homogenization of language, while the number of languages in tropical areas is unknown
e) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) multilingual states
b) minority languages
c) the prevalence of a lingua franca
d) the prevalence of a creole
e) All of the above.

Question 8:


a) a new language with limited vocabulary that facilitates commerce between different groups
b) the name of a place
c) the name of a place given by a group that is not native to the territory of the place
d) the loss of language diversity
e) None of the above.

Question 9:


a) Islam, Christianity, and Judaism
b) Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism
c) Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam
d) Animism, Hinduism, and Christianity
e) Animism, Christianity, and Judaism

Question 10:


a) the recognition of sacred space
b) the contestation of sacred space between religions
c) the building of mosques, churches, and temples for worship
d) the contribution of symbolism to regions
e) All of the above.


Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 07

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) the human ability to develop ideas from experiences and then act on them
b) a complex combination of knowledge, belief, art, morals, customs, law, and other habits shared by members of a society
c) the interrelationships that connect individuals with shared beliefs
d) All of the above
e) Both A and B

Question 2:


a) a cluster of institutionalized ways of doing things
b) an area containing a degree of homogeneity in cultural characteristics
c) a useful spatial classification of various cultural groups
d) Both A and B
e) Both B and C

Question 3:


a) occurs when migrants learn the dominant language of the region they migrate to
b) occurs when changes in technology, organization, and ideology mediate relationships between humans and their environment
c) is the process by which a civilization declines
d) is the homogenization of cultural characteristics, such as language and religion
e) All of the above

Question 4:


a) a language with few speakers tends to be associated with low social status and economic disadvantage, so those who do speak it may not teach it to their children
b) globalization depends on communication between previously separate groups
c) other languages become more dominant
d) some are not used in the business world
e) Both A and B

Question 5:


a) temperate areas have many languages; tropical areas have relatively few languages
b) temperate areas have relatively few languages; tropical areas have many languages
c) both temperate and tropical areas have a large number of languages
d) temperate areas have experienced increased homogenization of language, while the number of languages in tropical areas is unknown
e) None of the above

Question 6:


a) Exonym
b) Caste
c) Gemeinschaft
d) Creole
e) Animism

Question 7:


a) a new language with limited vocabulary which facilitates commerce between different language groups
b) the name of a place
c) the name of a place given by a group which is not native to the territory of the place
d) the loss of language diversity
e) None of the above

Question 8:


a) Islam, Christianity, and Judaism
b) Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism
c) Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam
d) Animism, Hinduism, and Christianity
e) Animism, Christianity, and Judaism

Question 9:


a) born out of society
b) human constructions
c) social constructs
d) completely random
e) None of the above

Question 10:


a) humans and society
b) nature and society
c) humans and nature
d) animals and humans
e) None of the above