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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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1. Resources that can be renewed






2. Spread of an innovation that occurs by physically moving to a new area bringing the innovation with you






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






4. All physical - tangible objects made & used by a group; Example; clothes - books - desks....






5. Original inhabitants of an area






6. Belief that culture depends more on what people perceive the Environment to be than on the actual character of the Environment






7. An independent country dominated by a relatively homogeneous culture group






8. A limitation on imports






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






10. Goods brought into a country






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






12. Things found in nature that people can use to meet their needs






13. The ability of people - ideas - or things to move freely through space






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






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






16. Complete bending of ethnic group with host society






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






18. A dialect spoken by a particular ethnic group






19. 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






20. A language with a small vocabulary borrowed from another language; used in commerce






21. Culture based in large - heterogeneous societies permitting individualism - CHANGE - money - economy - weakened interpersonal relationships.






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






23. Massacre of a particular group






24. One who can speak many languages






25. 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






26. The study of spatial patterns & of differences & similarities from one place to another in Environment and culture; to write about the earth






27. A severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death






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






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






30. An ethnic group adopts some ways of the host society to be able to function economically and socially






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






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






33. A country that is poorly developed - with citizens whos main income is agriculture. 'low income nations'






34. An area of city where ethnic group lives by choice or by force






35. Favorable - attractive conditions that affect migration






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






37. Annual number of births per 1000 of the population






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






39. The growth of cities






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






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






42. A visible marker of ethnicity on the landscape






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






44. The ability to speak 2 languages fluently






45. Tendency of people to migrate to the same area over time; as on goes - so do others






46. A graph used to show age and sex composition






47. 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






48. Government ruled by the people






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






50. Words and phrases not part of a standard - recognized language