Monday, October 17, 2011

More Exam Review!

  1. How many hemispheres does the earth have? What hemispheres contain the continent of South America?
  2. How is place different from location?
  3. Imagine that you are the captain of a ship sailing the Atlantic Ocean. How might you use coordinates and lines of latitude and longitude to find your destination?
  4. Look at the map on p. 15. Which country should you move to if you plan to work for an oil company? Explain.
  5. Look at the map on p. 15 again. Then, argue for or against the following statement using the information on the map: "Afghanistan is the poorest country in Southwest Asia."
  6. Look at p. 16. When would a small scale map be better to use than a large scale map?
  7. What are the four layers that make up the earth's INNER structure?
  8. What layer of the earth's OUTER structure are you a part of? Explain.
  9. What is continental drift theory?
  10. True or false: Water is a nonrenewable resource. Explain your answer. Hint: Think about the hydrologic cycle.
  11. What is a landform? Give three examples of landforms you can find in Chicago.
  12. What type of plate boundary is most likely to produce earthquakes? Explain.
  13. What "secret weapon" did the Europeans bring with them to North America? What effects did this have on the native population?
  14. What does GDP tell you about a country? What would GDP per capita tell you about a country?

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