Human Geography Landscapes of Human Activities 12th Edition – Test Bank


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Human Geography Landscapes of Human Activities 12th Edition By Bjelland Associate Professor – Test Bank

Chapter 1 Introduction – Some Background Basics

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1. Every map projection has some degree of distortion because 

A. a curved surface cannot be represented on a flat surface without distortion.

B. parallels and meridians never cross at right angles on a globe.

C. the grid of latitude and longitude cannot be accurately measured.

D. a sphere is a developable surface.

2. All regions have the following characteristics EXCEPT 

A. relative location.

B. derived location.

C. spatial extent.

D. boundaries.

3. A street address is an example of 

A. relative position.

B. prime position.

C. absolute location.

D. situation.

4. Which of the following statements about latitude is NOT true? 

A. Latitude is a measure of distance north and south of the equator.

B. Latitude lines are always parallel to each other.

C. Latitude is always written as some number between 0 degrees and 180 degrees.

D. On a globe, lines of latitude intersect meridians of longitude at right angles.

5. Which of the following is NOT a type of quantitative thematic map? 

A. isometric map

B. choropleth map

C. topographic map

D. cartogram

6. The location of a place described by its local physical characteristics is called its 

A. relative position.

B. site.

C. normative locale.

D. situation.

7. A contour is an isoline showing 

A. points of equal elevation.

B. points equidistant from a known, central location.

C. the average value of an item studied per unit area of its occurrence.

D. the degree of small area distortion on thematic maps.


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