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Chapter 3 Assessment
A. Matching: Match the definition with one of the key terms in the box below. Not all key terms will be used! (5 points)
a. cultural diffusion f. agricultural revolution b. globalization g. urbanization c. developing country h. industrial revolution d. command economy i. developed country e. urban sprawl k. market economy

1. _____ When the boundaries of cities get bigger as more people move to the area. 2. _____ A shift that occurred 10,000 years ago and changed human society forever. 3. _____ Cultures change over time as new knowledge and skills are exchanged with other cultures. 4. _____ A country that may have abundant natural resources, but mainly practices subsistence farming. 5. _____ The development of a world culture and an interdependent economy.

B. Multiple Choice: Choose the response that best completes or answers the statement. (5 points)
6. _____ Which of the following is an example of a renewable resource: A. nuclear energy B. solar energy C. coal D. oil 7. _____ A few examples of the twelve elements of culture include... A. ...government, values, and national sports. B. ...transportation, food, and language. C. ...knowledge, customs & traditions, and tools. D. ...arts & recreation, clothing, and flags. 8. _____ In a command economy... A. ...the government owns the resources and controls prices and wages. B. ...prices are usually set too low which causes shortages, such as in the U.S.A. C. ...there is a mixture between private and public ownership of industries. D. ...people trade their good through bartering and exchanging goods.

9. _____ Human societies have been greatly changed by the recent... A. ...Industrial Revolution, where factories have changed farming methods. B. ...Information Revolution, where new machines from the 1500s have made information electronically available. C. ...Agricultural Revolution, where 10,000 years ago innovative carrier pigeons made communication between farmers significantly faster. D. ...Information Revolution, where computers and the internet have sped up the delivery of information over digital networks. 10. _____ Developing countries differ from developed countries in that... A. ... developed countries mainly practice subsistence farming but also have a rich abundance of renewable natural resources B. ... developing countries have a strong manufacturing industry. C. ... developed countries are mainly located in the low latitudes. D. ...developing countries, mainly located in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, are working toward growing their manufacturing industry while they live off of subsistence farming techniques.

C. True / False: Decide whether the statement is true or false. (5 points)


11. _____ Urbanization is one of the causes of urban sprawl. 12. _____ The natural resources of the Earth are divided equally amongst the people. 13. _____ Interdependence is the practice of staying isolated and independent from other countries by restricting trade and exchange of ideas. 14. _____ One formula for determining population density is dividing the total population by the total land area. 15. _____ Values are the objects a cultural group believes to be priceless.

D. Written Response: Read the prompts listed below. Circle and answer ONE by writing a complete response. You may choose to answer both questions for possible extra credit. (5 points)
16. Synthesis - Imagine you are observing a trading deal between two individuals in a traditional economy. Describe what you would see and how the two would negotiate a deal.

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17. Analysis - Examine the map below. Which population formula would cartographers (map makers) use to generate this map? Why do geographers feel one formula more accurately describes reality than the other?

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