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Christianity

Which religion does NOT impose restrictions on the eating of pork?

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)

Among these groups of religious folks, which one is likely to try to proselytize you?

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Lutheranism

The largest denomination of Christianity in the U.S. northern plains states, like Wisconsin and Minnesota is:

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Sikhism

The faith that attempts to unify Hinduism and Islam is

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Methodists and Baptists in the South are becoming more alike

according to lecture, research by Roger Stump is showing that among American Christians:Group of answer choices

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amish

Which of these Christian groups does not even build churches?

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forest

The Puritan settlers of New England thought that ______ was a site of evil, and therefore sought to control it as much as possible.

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Oregon

Which of these states has the greatest religious diversity?

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tea Party Republicans (conservatives) favor an exceptionally strong Federal Style System.

According to lecture, which of the these types of politicians most favor a Federal Style Government?

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A major mountain chain at the border.

According to lecture, many of the places in the world that have had particularly bloody conflicts over territorial claims, generally in border zones (Pakistan vs. India, Yugoslavia, etc.) are have what in common?

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Poland and France are nation states

Some countries like Poland and France have shapes that help them build national cohesiveness. Which of these terms below describes the condition this shape help create?

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all of these

The well-known Red versus Blue political election map showing US states has a problem that makes it misleading. Which of the following is among them?

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Both systems at the same time.

According to lecture, France has a strong central government and Canada has a weak central government. Which system does the United States use?

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civil war

Which of these American conflicts was partly fought over the question of federalism?Group of answer choices

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Most of the political ideas used in the United States today were borrowed from which of the following countries?

england

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Greek Revival

Plantation homes, which represent slavery, rather than democracy, tended to use which of the following architectural styles?

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One of the reasons people spend a lot more time in prison in the US than Europe is:

Americans use guns in crimes more than Europeans.

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Marijuana cultivation

The Emerald Triangle is associated with:

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texas

Which of these states is well known for using the death penalty?

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all of these

Why might cars be more vulnerable to theft in California than Wisconsin?

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Prisons are a reasonably good bargain.

According to lecture, Americans have a very high incarceration rate. Which of the following is NOT a reason?

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none

Based on DNA evidence, which of the following races is really easy to identify as a group?

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deep south

what part of the United States has the highest incarceration rates?Group of answer choices

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Anyone with any African ancestry would be treated wholly as an African American

The "one drop" rule as it was applied in the United States ensured that:

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space

Geographers are known to argue that "_____________ makes race".

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They drove white folks out of their neighborhoods by scaring them into thinking their house value was in danger of falling; then selling the houses to blacks

Blockbusting is a process by which realtors or home flippers created or intensified ghettos did what?

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red or green

Easy question if you watched / attended the lectures: What's the state question of New Mexico?

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spanish

In the United States, this language is the only one used by the government to classify people:

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salad bowl

Some suggest that rather than becoming the "Great American Melting Pot", the United States ethnic mix should be thought of as a:

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african american

Ghetto is a term that has been widely MISUSED in the United States because it is used to refer almost always to poor ________ neighborhoods.

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1920

When did women in the United States first begin to reject Victorian gender roles?

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castro district

What neighborhood in San Francisco is well known for its acceptance of gay, bisexual and transgendered people?

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agriculture

What economic activity did women perhaps participate in most equally in American history?

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environmental protection

American women and men differ significantly in terms of this political issue, according to the text:

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farming

In California, the Spanish missions had difficulty getting male Indians to do what kind of work?

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all of these

Male slaves from Africa were valued in America for which of the following reasons?

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all of these

Gender identity is a socially constructed much like:

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Indianapolis

Central Place theory works well to explain why a city like ________ grew so large.

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los angeles

The multiple-nuclei model of urban morphology is generally applied to cities like:

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reduce social conflict

social cohesion characterize neighborhoods and this helps:

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The Erie Canal

Which transporation advantage did New York City use to gain a competitive situational advantage over Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore?

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the maximum distance people will travel to shop at a business or obtain a good/service

In economic geography, the term "range" refers to:

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18-20 million

Approximately how many people live in the greater Los Angeles region?

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hexagons

Which of these shapes is associated with Central Place Theory?

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trick question...geographers map all of these things.

Retail Site Location is a job category for economic geographers that involves mapping and analyzing all of the following EXCEPT:

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all of these

According to lecture, which of the following was a good reason to build automobile manufacturing facilities in places like Kentucky and Alabama?

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big city

Which of these possible factory locations is likely to suffer from "diseconomies of scale" ?

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walmart

Which company has been most associated with the bifurcation of the US economy?

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the factory will move and you'll lose your job.

if you work for a footloose industry, then what might happen to you if you and your co-workers demand a wage increase?

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warehouse operator

Just in time manufacturing has a tendency to eliminate what type of jobs?

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Quelling desires

The key to happiness in Buddhism involves:

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Ramadan

The holy month of Islam is:

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Animists worship rocks and trees and rivers, etc.

Which is NOT true of animism?

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grapes

The Spanish, who were Catholic settled in California. Their religion was key in the development of what crop?

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Sephardic Jews

Which of these Jewish groups would have come from Greece?

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The oral / verbal tradition of the sermons

Which of the following traditions is credited with helping spread the influence of the Baptist church throughout the South:

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Catholicism

Which of the following is not a religion, but a denomination?

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The South

Social Conservatives, who are generally Republicans, are most often found in what part of the United States?

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las vegas

Libertarians, who like small government have their "headquarters" in which city?

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Most of the world perceives the United Nations as a tool of the US, not a power capable of controlling the US.

According to lecture, some people fear a "one world government", perhaps dominated by the United Nations. Your instructor counters this argument by noting:

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sweden

Progressive moralist political views are most closely associated with the political system used in ___________.

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Number of jails in the region

Which of the following was NOT among the common factors associated with crime in the "Social Disorganzation Theory" model for explaining crime?

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1970

When did the United States begin in earnest a nationwide program to "get tough on crime"?

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produced moonshine

Places that grow marijuana today might have been the same places that did what in the past?

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median location

he Hollywood Arsonist could have been caught using what geographic statistic?

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all of these

Geographical segregation of races is a key component in:

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irish

Which of these ethnicities was once widely denied or hidden by people of that ethnicity in the United States out of fear of bigotry?

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wealth

According to lecture which of the following is NOT a category used in the United States to characterize / label ethnic minorities:

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south

f you drove through a town where most of the black folks lived on "the other side of the tracks", what part of the United States are you mostly likely driving?

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other

According to lecture, Hispanics, particularly in Los Angeles, often label themselves as this RACE in the US Census:

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Only show them houses for sale in Asian neighborhoods

Realtors who engage in the practice of steering would be likely to which of the following for prospective Asian home buyers?

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Switzerland

Which of these countries has rich linguistic diversity, but a strong national identity NOT based on language?

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ethnic identities and traditions are easier to preserve.

One of the good things about ghettos or ethnic enclaves is that:

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Restaurants

Which of the following spaces was NOT mentioned in the text as an example of a gendered space?

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courtyard house

What style house was identified in the textbook as having a particularly GOOD design for women or others engaged in domestic work and child rearing?

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environmental protection

In many parts of the third world, great success has been found in terms of _________ when women are heavily involved in the process.

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olympics and soccer

One example of an arena where biological markers for gender identity have proven elusive is:

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Insurance and Banking

According to lecture, the practice of Red Lining involved what industries?

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Central Place Theory

If you were driving across Kansas, and you noticed that there was a pattern of small town, small town, small city, small town, small town, big city, then you would be witnessing what geographic concept?

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jobs

A commuter town is a city with lots of houses, but very few _____.

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it spurred the growth of suburbs

What was the major unintended consequence of the Interstate Highway system?

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a portage

Which of the following site advantages did Chicago have that helped it grow large early in its history?

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Workers who are, or want to go, on strike

According to lecture, "just-in-time" delivery has provided some extra unintentional benefits for which group of laborers?

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pepsi cola

Which of the following is a example of a bulk-gaining, ubiquitous industry?

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You do what you do best and we will do what we do best.

Which of the following expressions best describes the concept of "comparative advantage" ?

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because people once thought hamburger unsafe food.

Why do so many hamburger restaurants feature white porcelain, stainless steel and glass designs?

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import substitution

Which of the following policies is designed to protect a country's infant industries?

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all of these

Why would a lumber mill have a raw materials orientation?

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reagan

Which President is credited with switching the alliances of Evangelical Christians from the South to the Republican party and away from the Democrats?

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Vegetarianism

Which is NOT a pillar of Islam?

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hinduism

Which of the following is NOT a universal religion?

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politicians with extreme views get elected

The major effect of Gerrymandering is:

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The South

Social Conservatives, who are generally Republicans, are most often found in what part of the United States?

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unitary state

Countries that have a strong sense of nationalist pride across all parts of the country are likely to use this form of government:

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federalist

When the sense of nation-hood is not shared equally across all parts of a country's territory, then a ________ generally works best.

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Social Disorganization Theory

Neighborhood or PLACE is the most important factor in explaining crime according to:

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Arizona

Which states' private prison industry was instrumental in trying to pass laws to imprison illegal immigrants?

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midnight basketball

This program was shown to lower crime rates, but funding was cut for it:

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chicago

Social Disorganization theory is associated with the ___________ School of sociology and geography.

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Mexico's West Coast

Mexican immigrants to Los Angeles are likely to be from what part of Mexico?

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