Higher Education

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Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 02

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) land, resources, and the means of production and distribution are communally owned
b) land is owned by a monarch and controlled by lords, to whom peasants are bound and work the land
c) free-market competition defines the means of production and distribution and emphasizes individual ownership
d) None of the above
e) All of the above

Question 2:


a) a choropleth map
b) an isopleth map
c) a not-to-scale
d) a line-based map
e) None of the above

Question 3:


a) objective
b) subjective
c) a location
d) an idea
e) None of the above

Question 4:


a) is a scientific method
b) employs hypotheses, theories, and facts
c) is typically rejected by Marxist and humanist scholars
d) All of the above
e) Both A and B

Question 5:


a) data using tonal shadings proportional to the density of phenomena in the defined aerial units
b) lines that link points having the same value
c) a scale of 1:250,000
d) a Robinson projection
e) positions of all of the earth’s spherical surface

Question 6:


a) Sacred space
b) Sense of space
c) A landmark
d) A symbolic space
e) None of the above

Question 7:


a) Canadian
b) Japanese
c) US
d) European
e) Both C and D

Question 8:


a) the use of telescopes
b) visual recording devices
c) electromagnetic radiation for data transfer
d) the use of satellites
e) All of the above

Question 9:


a) is a tool which stores, displays, analyses, and maps spatially referenced data
b) uses vectors to represent spatial data
c) describes the location of points, lines, and areas
d) is rooted in cartography
e) All of the above

Question 10:


a) popular music
b) cartoons
c) correlation tests
d) Both B and C
e) Both A and B

Question 11:


a) modernism
b) humanistic geography
c) empiricism
d) constructionism
e) essentialism