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DSST Cultural Geography

Subjects : dsst, geography
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. All physical - tangible objects made & used by a group; Example; clothes - books - desks....






2. Total way of life held in common by a group of people; speech - behavior - beliefs - practices






3. A voluntary community where people of like origin live by choice






4. One who can speak many languages






5. Annual number of births per 1000 of the population






6. Place-name






7. A stabilized population created when an average of only 2 children per couple survive to adulthood so that the number of births equals the number of deaths






8. A person forced to leave her or his home or country seeking protection from danger






9. A belief - theory that the Environment may be one influence in how a person or culture develops but that there are other equally important factors






10. Government ruled by the people






11. A government in which the people have no rights; one person or a small group of people rule the country by force and make all the laws






12. Small - cohesive - conservative - isolated - nerly self-sufficient group that is homogeneous in custom and race






13. The spread of ideas - customs - and technologies from one people to another






14. Unfavorable - repelling conditions that affect migration






15. Voluntary movement of a group of migrants back to native country






16. A language derived from pidgin that has a fuller vocabulary and has become the native language of a group






17. A cultivation system that features the interpolating of trees with field crops






18. A distinctive local or regional variant of a language






19. Goods brought into a country






20. Growth to a global or worldwide scale






21. A group of people who share a common acestry or traditions living as a minority in a larger society






22. Refers to countries that are building up their industries and infrastructure. These countries are generally shifting from an agricultural to an industrial economy.






23. Massacre of a particular group






24. Structures built in a traditional manner






25. The belief that cultures are directly shaped by the physical environment






26. Complete bending of ethnic group with host society






27. An area in the suburbs where a particular ethnic group resides






28. The young and the old in a society who need care






29. Large-scale movement of people between different regions of the world






30. A part of a region; more personal - individual - Ex. McHenry






31. A limitation on imports






32. A government ruled by a king or queen






33. The ability to speak 2 languages fluently






34. Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year






35. Visible - genetic differences among groups; physical - biological






36. An area in which a group of people share a similar culture and language






37. Contaminated areas where ethnic or racial groups may live






38. To send goods to another country for sale






39. A collection of languages with a common origin but split into languages






40. The forceful taking of territory by a distant state - often involving the displacement of indigenous populations to make way for other settlers






41. A grouping of like places or the functional union of places into a spatial unit






42. The spread of elements of culture from one point of origin over an area






43. The annual number of deaths per 1000 of population






44. Believed population will grow faster than food supply






45. A language with a writing system






46. Economy where people consume only what they produce






47. Landscapes that express the values - beliefs - & meanings of a particular culture






48. A group of people with norms - values - & material practices that differentiate them from the dominate culture






49. Leave one's country of residence for a new one






50. Number of people out of every 1 -000 who die in a year