Geography 102 Exam 2, Fall 2009                                                                                      Name: ____________________________________________

Use the map provided to answer the following questions. Some questions have multiple correct answers. Numbered locations may be used more than once or not at all. Write your answers in the space provided to the left of the question. (2 points each)

 

____1. At which one of the numbered locations does a Slavic language predominate?

 

____2. Which of the numbered locations is in the region that contains the greatest population of Roman Catholics?

 

____3.  Which of the numbered locations is in a country that is inhabited primarily by Shiite Muslims who speak an Indo-European language?

 

____4. At which of the numbered locations does a Germanic language predominate in a country that is in the 3rd largest great population cluster?

 

____5. Which country would have the higher crude death rate, #12 or #8? 

 

____6. Which numbered location is closest to the destination of the Muslim pilgrimage, or hajj?

 

____7. Which country has a rate of natural increase that you would expect to find during the second stage of the Demographic Transition?

 

____8. Which of the numbered locations is in a country has significant populations of members of both of the major branches of Islam?

 

____9. Which of the numbered locations is in a country that has the largest population of Muslims?

 

____10. Which of the numbered locations is nearest the western boundary of the Austronesian language family region?

 

____11. Which of the numbered locations is in a country that possesses enclaves in North Africa that are destinations for immigrants?

 

____12. Which numbered location is closest to the region Mexico where the total fertility rate is highest?

 

____13. Which numbered location is closest to a Celtic language region?

 

____14. Which location is closest to BillyŐs (BillyŐs Journey) home country?

 

____15. At which location is a version of English spoken that includes many loan words from Hindi?

 

____16. At which location was Latin the lingua franca 2000 years ago?

 

 

Multiple Choice: (2 points each).  Write your answer in the space provided to the left of the question.

 

___17. Which one of the following statements is false?

a. 79% of US citizens were urbanites in 2000.                                                

b. Hispanic populations in the US are primarily in the Southwest, south Florida and large urban areas in the Northeast and Great Lakes regions.

c. The Southern US has the lowest percentages of native residents.                                        

d. The Great Plains has one of the oldest populations in the US.

 

___18. Which one of the following statements is false?
a. Judaism is an ethnic religion.                                                                                                                 

b. The combined populations of Muslims and Christians represent more than one half of humanity.
c. Most Arabs are Muslims.                                                                                                                                           

d. Roman Catholics outnumber Muslims.

 

___19. Which one of the following statements is false?

a. Approximately 70% of Chinese and Indian citizens lived in rural areas in 2001

b. China has more metropolitan areas with populations that exceeded 2,000,000 than does the US.

c. Approximately 20% of the worldŐs people live in South Asia.

d. IndiaŐs population pyramid has a wider base than that of the US.

 

___20. Which one of the following statements is false?

a. According to the Demographic Transition, industrialization caused death rates to decline more rapidly than birth rates.                                             

b. Low birth rates are found in the wealthy, industrialized countries of the mid-latitude Northern Hemisphere.

c. From 1980–1990 the number of Spanish-speakers in the US grew by 50%.

d. Rural, agrarian societies, in Stage 1 of the Demographic Transition had high rates of rates of natural increase.

 

___21. Which one of the following statements is false?
a. Differences in rates of natural increase will cause the percentage of the worldŐs native English-speakers to decrease.
b. The Schengen Accords created more restrictive borders between European Union countries.  
c. The population of English-speakers will grow in the next 50 years primarily as a result of the spread of English as a 2nd language.
d. Languages from the Romanic sub-family have diffused widely from their region of origin.

 

___22. Which kind of thematic map would allow you compare different countriesŐ literacy rates?

a. Dot                                                b. Isopleth                                  c. Choropleth                       d. Area Class

 

___23. Which one of the following statements is false?

a. Graduated circle maps use circles of different sizes to represent the frequency or quantity with which a phenomenon occurs in different places.

b. An election map that shows results by counties is an example of an area class map.

c. Small scale maps are more useful than large scale maps for representing the international flow of commodities. 

d. A map that shows patterns of average monthly temperature is an example of an isopleth map.

 

____24. Which one of the following statements is incorrect?

a. Women in Mex-Central America have a higher fertility rate than women in Mex-America.

b. Almost a third of Mexico CityŐs residents are migrants, many of whom live in shantytowns.

c. Mexico's rate of natural increase has been steadily growing from a low of 3.4 percent in the 1960s.

d. A major source of Central WashingtonŐs migrants is the Mexican state of Michoacan.

 

___25.  Which one of the following statements is false?

a. The majority of the population of the Caribbean Islands is of European descent.                       

b. Some settlements in Central Washington are majority Hispanic.

c. Outside of Israel, Judaism has a primarily urban distribution.

d. Some European countries have lowered their crude birth rates so low that they have negative rates of natural increase.

 

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Extra Point Opportunity: Write a clean joke in the space below. (1 point)