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DSST Cultural Geography

Subjects : dsst, geography
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The number of children the average woman will bear during her reproductive years






2. Structures built in a traditional manner






3. Growth to a global or worldwide scale






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






5. Those countries having much technology and manufacturing






6. The ability to speak 2 languages fluently






7. 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






8. A language with a writing system






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






10. Resources such as fossil fuels - which can not be made again.






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






12. To send goods to another country for sale






13. Impoverished urban - Hispanic neighborhood






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






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






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






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






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






19. A doctrine that proposes women are inherently better Environmental preservationists than men






20. A type of expansion diffusion where an innovation spreads very quickly - like a fast spreading disease






21. The raising of plants or animals






22. Contaminated areas where ethnic or racial groups may live






23. Border of word usage or pronunciation






24. Group of people who share common ancestry - language - religion - customs - or combination of such characteristics






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






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






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






28. Immigrants introduce some traditions to new land - but less complex than those in the old country






29. Complete bending of ethnic group with host society






30. The average number of people in a square mile or square kilometer.






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






32. Taxes on imports or exports






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






34. A type of expansion diffusion in which a specific trait fails to spread but the underlying idea is accepted - Example: Reindeer






35. Unfavorable - repelling conditions that affect migration






36. A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar - pronunciation - and vocabulary.






37. An area protected by isolation where a language has survived unchanged






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






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






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






41. Government ruled by the people






42. Population geography






43. Place-name






44. A government ruled by a king or queen






45. A dialect spoken by a particular ethnic group






46. One who can speak many languages






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






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






49. Well-established language of communication and commerce; not the mother tongue






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