Higher Education

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Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 01

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Question 1:


a) physical
b) human
c) environmental
d) regional
e) Both A and B

Question 2:


a) European civilization
b) Islamic civilization
c) Greek civilization
d) Asian civilization
e) Chinese civilization

Question 3:


a) The lack of a printing press
b) How to represent a sphere on a flat surface
c) Describing the relationship between humans and their physical surroundings
d) An unmet consensus of regional boundaries
e) All of the above

Question 4:


a) Carl Ritter
b) Alexander von Humboldt
c) Vidal
d) Friedrich Ratzel
e) Griffith Taylor

Question 5:


a) Gerardus Mercator
b) Bernhardus Varenius
c) Alexander von Humboldt
d) Friedrich Ratzel
e) Immanuel Kant

Question 6:


a) Environmental determinism
b) Spatial analysis
c) Regional geography
d) Chorology
e) Landschaftskunde

Question 7:


a) map-making
b) space
c) description
d) exploration
e) regional geography

Question 8:


a) is concerned with regions as settings or locales for human activity
b) explains the location of geographic facts
c) explains the ways in which regions reflect the characteristics of the occupying society
d) was denounced in geography in the 1970s
e) Both A and C

Question 9:


a) Salem
b) New York
c) Toronto
d) Montreal
e) Chicago

Question 10:


a) Humanist and Marxist perspectives
b) quantitative approaches and techniques
c) possibilism
d) environmental determinism
e) simple description in regional studies

Question 11:


a) France
b) Australia
c) Canada
d) Prussia
e) America