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Practice Test Chapter 3 Migration

These quiz questions will test your knowledge of the basic concepts and ideas offered in Chapter 3, "Migration." By successfully reviewing these questions, you will reinforce your comprehension of these geographic ideas. This activity contains 24 questions. The most common environmental threat forcing migration is __________. water deserts earthquake tornadoes What event in the united states during middle of the nineteenth century caused significant internal migration Dust Bowl Great Depression Gold Rush deindustrialization in the Northeast and Midwest Mormon movement to Utah Internal migration can be divided into which two types? rural, urban interregional, intraregional international, national permanent, temporary none of the above According to the text, what are three major kinds of push-pull factors? freedom, democracy, and economic economic, political, and environmental education, culture, and democracy environmental, freedom, and nearness to coastal areas In which stage of demographic transition does

international migration typically occur? stage 2 stage 1 stage 3 stage 4 Select the country that sent the largest number of immigrants to the United States. Mexico Ireland England Canada Germany During the third peak of immigration into the United States (19001915), from which regions of Europe did the majority of the immigrants come? central Europe northern Europe southern and eastern Europe western Europe The four leading sources of immigrants from Asia to the United States were __________. Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand China, Philippines, India, and Vietnam India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka China, India, Vietnam, and Japan Immigrants cluster in communities where people from the same country previously settled. This type of

clustering is called __________. cluster migration chain migration proximity settlement all of the above Citizens of poor countries who obtain temporary jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East are known as __________. guest workers time-contract workers special workers migrant workers Opposition to immigration during the early twentieth century intensified in the United States when the majority of immigrants __________. ceased to be British did not have adequate job skills took jobs from U.S. citizens ceased to come from northern and western Europe The idea that the farther away a place is located, the less likely that people will migrate to it is called __________. locality principle urban syndrome interregional reduction distance-decay principle The most famous, large-scale U.S. internal migration was __________. Indian resettlement onto reservations the opening of the American West relocation of returning U.S. soldiers after World War II California Gold Rush of 1849 Mexican immigration to the United States is greatest in which of the following states?

Montana New Mexico California Arizona Most people migrate principally for cultural and environmental reasons. True False Forced international migration has historically occurred because of slavery or political instability. True False Most migrants relocate a long distance and remain within the same country. True False Currently, long-distance migrants to other countries head for areas with limited economic activities, like rural agricultural areas. True False Intraregional migration from cities to surrounding suburbs occurs within countries in stages 3 and 4 of the demographic transition. True False Select the most correct statement. Most immigrants to the United States in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have come from Asia and Latin America. About 1 million Africans were sent to the American 13 colonies as slaves. The two main sources of immigrants to the

American colonies in the eighteenth century were Great Britain and Germany. Immigration into the United States in the 1840s and 1850s came mainly from Australia. Immigration from southern and eastern Europe to the United States was most pronounced in __________. 1885 1905 1935 1975 1995 By the beginning of the twentieth century, the geographic center of population in the United States was located in __________. Ohio Missouri Indiana Illinois West Virginia Which of the following statements is not accurate? Undocumented United States immigrants have given birth to about 4.5 million babies, who are not legal citizens of the United States. Approximately 8 million undocumented immigrants are employed in the United States. Undocumented United States immigrants have declined in number because of the recession that began in 2008. Mexico accounts for 60 percent of undocumented United States immigrants

Practice Test Chapter 4 Folk and Popular Culture


These test questions will test your knowledge of the basic concepts and ideas offered in Chapter 4, "Folk and Popular Culture." By successfully answering these questions, you will reinforce your comprehension of these geographic ideas. This activity contains 22 questions. Which of the following is an example of relocation diffusion? Internet usage Amish culture rap music television American popular music originally diffused from which of the following urban hearths? New Orleans Miami Los Angeles Chicago New York none of the above Soccer, or football as it is known outside of North America, originated in __________. the United States Brazil France Russia England Which statement is not true about popular culture? Popular culture is found in large, heterogeneous societies. Popular culture is usually practiced by small, homogenous groups. Popular culture is usually the product of developed countries. Rapid diffusion facilitates frequent changes in popular customs. One of the strongest connections that tie people to a certain environment is __________. clothing weapons

food supply building materials These three places are major hearths (or nodes) of folk house forms in the United States: __________. Pennsylvania, Maine, and South Carolina New York, Massachusetts, and Georgia New England, Middle Atlantic, and Lower Chesapeake Southwestern region, Midwest, and New England Using the Wine production map, provide a single commonality among the various wine regions of the world. Most regions have similar soil. Most regions have selected similar varietals of grapes. Most regions in the Southern and Northern hemispheres are located between 30 and 40 degree latitudes. Most of the people in those regions enjoy wine and demand a local product.

Folk cultures are threatened by the loss of traditional values and the imposition of popular cultures. True False

According to the geographer Fred Kniffen, folk housing types found in the Ohio River Valley region originated in __________. New England the Middle Atlantic the Lower Chesapeake the Mississippi Valley

Which statement is not true?

Traditional food preferences are more political than environmental in their origins. A taboo is a restriction on behavior imposed by custom. Terroir is the sum of the effects of local environment on a particular food item. The best wine tends to be produced from grapes grown in coarse, well-drained soils.

A clothing style of popular culture that has diffused to much of the world is __________. blue jeans charika kimono sarong The popularity of golf in the United States is greatest in __________. north-central states south-central states northwestern states southwestern states Which of the following cultural components is generally not associated with folk culture? music television architecture food The Muslim taboo against pork can be explained by the fact that __________. pigs cannot survive in dry lands pigs compete with humans for food pork spoils quickly in hot climates pigs require seasonal migrations in search of fresh pasture The primary difference in the diffusion of the Internet and that of television is that __________. the Internet is diffusing faster the Internet originally became popular in less developed countries no country has Internet users of 300 or more per 1,000 inhabitants

as of 2005, the diffusion of televisions around the world was evenly spread There are two dominant categories of material culture: folk and custom. True False Landscapes dominated by a collection of folk customs change significantly over time. True False Electronic communication facilitates frequent changes in popular customs. True False Folk culture is more likely to vary from place to place at a given time, whereas popular culture is more likely to vary from time to time at a given place. True False We see diffusion in three time periods of the number of TV sets worldwide. Based on this series of maps, select the most correct statement. The ratio of TVs in Suriname and Paraguay in the 1970s was the lowest of all South American countries. Belize was the only Central American country during the 1970s to have a TVinhabitant ratio of below 1:1,000. The 2005 map shows that the country of South Africa has the highest TV-inhabitant ratio in Africa. By 2005 Mexico had caught up with the United States in terms of a TV-inhabitant ratio. According to our maps, Saudi Arabia achieved the highest possible ratio of TVs to inhabitants by 2005.

The largest concentrations of Amish settlements can be found in counties in __________. Ohio Michigan Delaware

Wisconsin Kentucky

On a continental scale, wine production is least important in __________. North America South America Africa Australia Eurasia