Human Geography 8e: Chapter 8

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Question 1:


a) a group of social theories
b) a quantitative methodology
c) a way of looking at the world as a social product
d) a methodology closely related to spatial analysis
e) Both a and c.

Question 2:


a) Symbolic interactionism
b) Critical geography
c) Creative geography
d) Iconography
e) None of the above.

Question 3:


a) Orientalism
b) Positionality
c) Representation
d) Contextualism
e) Situatedness

Question 4:


a) a term that refers to a concern with oppressed sexualities in terms of social rights and cultural politics
b) a school of thought that focuses on the social, as opposed to physical, aspect of the relations between the sexes
c) the school of thought that identifies social problems and seeks to change society for the better
d) a collection of ideas and practices concerned with challenging inequalities on the basis of biological sex
e) the school of thought according to which all conceptual underpinnings are socially constructed

Question 5:


a) representation
b) phenotype
c) genotype
d) symbol
e) dominant trait

Question 6:


a) the process by which an ethnic individual or group is absorbed into a society while still retaining aspects of distinct identity
b) the changes that permid relationships to develop between humans and their physical environment
c) the movement of ethnic groups into ghettos
d) the process by which an ethnic group is absorbed into a larger society and loses its own identity
e) Both c and d.

Question 7:


a) income, wealth, and employment
b) degree of assimilation of distinct groups
c) education
d) Both a and c.
e) All of the above.

Question 8:


a) is the creation of the identities of both tourists and host communities as different
b) in its mass form can be traced back to the annual vacation that developed out of the Industrial Revolution
c) place construction, by tourists and host communities
d) locales with a combination of weather and historical features that can be exploited
e) All of the above.

Question 9:


a) is an approach to human geography that maps and explains social and spatial variations
b) is concerned with questions of social justice and equality
c) is concerned with how individual well-being varies spatially
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 10:


a) eventually leads to placelessness
b) supports mass consumption
c) relies on spectacles to keep tourists happy
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.


Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 08

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) a group of social theories
b) a collection of ideas and practices concerned with challenging inequality
c) a way of looking at the world as a social product
d) the setting or context for social interaction
e) Both A and C

Question 2:


a) symbolic interactionism
b) critical geography
c) authority
d) iconography
e) None of the above.

Question 3:


a) orientalism
b) positionality
c) representation
d) contextualism
e) iconography

Question 4:


a) the similarity or difference of social status, income, and culture.
b) the social aspect of the relations between the sexes
c) the ideological preferences and identify of the researcher in relation to the subject
d) a collection of ideas and practices concerned with challenging inequalities
e) depiction of the world, acknowledging the impossibility to be exact as all such depictions are affected by the researcher’s identity

Question 5:


a) a species
b) a phenotype
c) a race
d) genocide
e) racism

Question 6:


a) the process by which an ethnic individual or group is absorbed into society while still retaining aspects of a distinct identity
b) the endorsement of the right of ethnic groups to remain distinct
c) the movement of ethnic groups into ghettos
d) the process by which an ethnic group is absorbed into a larger society and loses its own identity
e) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) income, wealth, and employment
b) the existence of patriarchy
c) education
d) All of the above
e) Both a and c

Question 8:


a) the creation of the identities of both tourists and host communities as different
b) the annual vacation which developed out of worker–employer relations of the Industrial Revolution
c) place construction, by tourists and host communities
d) locales with a combination of weather and historical features that can be exploited
e) All of the above

Question 9:


a) is an approach to human geography that maps and explains social and spatial variations
b) measures happiness, levels of crime, and health-related indicators
c) is concerned with how individual well-being varies spatially
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 10:


a) Placelessness
b) Ethnic dwelling
c) Assimilation
d) Chain migration
e) Ghetto