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Title: The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography 10th Edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 2


1
The Cultural Landscape An Introduction to Human
Geography 10th Edition Classroom Response
System Questions Chapter 2

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  • 02-01 The country with the largest population in
    Africa is
  • Algeria.
  • Egypt.
  • India.
  • Nigeria.
  • South Africa.

3
  • 02-01 The country with the largest population in
    Africa is
  • Algeria.
  • Egypt.
  • India.
  • Nigeria.
  • South Africa.
  • Explanation Nigeria is Africas population
    leader. India is not located in Africa. South
    Africa is an economic leader.

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02-01
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  • 02-02 The number of people per unit of arable
    land is the
  • arithmetic density.
  • physiological density.
  • agricultural density.
  • land-use density.
  • population density.

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  • 02-02 The number of people per unit of arable
    land is the
  • arithmetic density.
  • physiological density.
  • agricultural density.
  • land-use density.
  • population density.
  • Explanation This is the definition of
    physiological density which is different from
    arithmetic and agricultural densities.

7
  • 02-03 The spread of the Avian flu through Egypt
    and Sudan is most closely associated with which
    geographic feature?
  • A major interstate highway
  • The Nile River
  • The ridgeline of a mountain range
  • The Trans-African railway
  • The Zambezi River

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  • 02-03 The spread of the Avian flu through Egypt
    and Sudan is most closely associated with which
    geographic feature?
  • A major interstate highway
  • The Nile River
  • The ridgeline of a mountain range
  • The Trans-African railway
  • The Zambezi River
  • Explanation The Nile is the major north-south
    transport route in Egypt and Sudan.

9
  • 02-05 Which of the following countries has the
    highest infant mortality rates?
  • Venezuela
  • Greenland
  • Iceland
  • Mali
  • Saudi Arabia

10
  • 02-05 Which of the following countries has the
    highest infant mortality rates?
  • Venezuela
  • Greenland
  • Iceland
  • Mali
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Explanation Like its neighbors in Saharan
    Africa, Mali has some of the highest infant
    mortality rates in the world.

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02-05
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  • 02-06 In which stage of demographic transition
    are birth rates stable and death rates declining?
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • This situation does not occur in any of the
    four stages.

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  • 02-06 In which stage of demographic transition
    are birth rates stable and death rates declining?
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • This situation does not occur in any of the
    four stages.
  • Figure 2-14 clearly shows stable birth rates and
    declining death rates in stage 2

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02-06
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  • 02-07 Population growth rates are lowest in
    _________ of the demographic transition.
  • stage 1
  • stage 2
  • stage 3
  • stage 4
  • stage 5

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  • 02-07 Population growth rates are lowest in
    _________ of the demographic transition.
  • stage 1
  • stage 2
  • stage 3
  • stage 4
  • stage 5
  • Explanation High birth and death rates negate
    one another in stage 1 and result in very low
    population growth.

17
  • 02-08 Dependency ratios are highest in
  • Africa.
  • South America.
  • Europe.
  • North America.
  • East Asia.

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  • 02-08 Dependency ratios are highest in
  • Africa.
  • South America.
  • Europe.
  • North America.
  • East Asia.
  • Explanation With the highest birthrates,
    Africaand other places in stage 2 of the
    Demographic Transitionhas a large proportion of
    dependents among its population.

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02-08
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  • 02-09 Which stage of the Epidemiologic
    Transition is characterized by a decreasing
    number of deaths from infectious diseases and a
    rising toll from degenerative diseases?
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5

21
  • 02-09 Which stage of the Epidemiologic
    Transition is characterized by a decreasing
    number of deaths from infectious diseases and a
    rising toll from degenerative diseases?
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Explanation Infectious diseases characterize
    stages 1 and 2. Stage 5 marks the resurgence of
    infectious and parasitic diseases.

22
  • 02-10 The most lethal global epidemic disease in
    recent years has been
  • tuberculosis.
  • malaria.
  • AIDS.
  • SARS.
  • Ebola.

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  • 02-10 The most lethal global epidemic disease in
    recent years has been
  • tuberculosis.
  • malaria.
  • AIDS.
  • SARS.
  • Ebola.
  • Explanation While tuberculosis and malaria are
    deadly killers, none of the choices exceeds the
    global destruction caused by AIDS.

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