GEO 207 WEEK 4 QUIZ 1 The physio graphic region called the Canadian Shield a. is

GEO 207 WEEK 4 QUIZ 1 The physio graphic region called the Canadian Shield a. is the geologic core of North America b. is an intermediation zone c. consists of extensive mountainous terrain d. is bordered on the west by the Appalachian Mountains e. is also known as the Arctic Coastal Plain 2. Which of the following States contains territory located in the Intermontane Basin and Plateau physiographic province? a. Wisconsin b. Texas c. Pennsylvania d. Nevada e. New York 3. The Great Lakes' main outlet to the sea is the: a. Mississippi River b. St. Lawrence River c. Lake Ontario spillway d. Columbia River e. these lakes have no outlet to the sea 4. The Continental Core region of the United States is also known as the: a. Main Street Megalopolis b. Northeastern Seaboard c. American Manufacturing Belt d. Chicago conurbation e. Mississippi Valley 5. Which of the following is a secondary economic activity? a. iron mining b. beer brewing c. retail sales d. managing a corporation e. cattle ranching 6. The transformation of raw materials into finished products is associated with the_______sector of a nation's economy. a. primary b. secondary c. tertiary d. quaternary e. quinary 7. The habitable zone of permanent settlement of a country is known as its: a. ecumene b. amenity c. technopole d. manufacturing belt e. core area 8. One of the conditions of the entry of British Columbia into Canada was: a. the opening of the Panama Canal b. the building of the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway c. the opening of the Northwest Passage d. the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway e. the annexation of the Canadian Shield 9. Which of the following is located in the Greater Antilles? a. Cuba b. Nicaragua c. the Bahamas d. Honduras e. Mexico 10. Which of the following countries is located within the culture hearth known as Mesoamerica? a. Puerto Rico b. the United States c. Guatemala d. Jamaica e. Panama 11. The idealized Spanish town in Mesoamerica had: a. a central square or plaza b. a gridiron layout c. a location near good agricultural land d. all of the above e. none of the above 12. Middle Americ's largest country today in terms of both area and population is: a. Mexico b. Hispaniola c. Cuba d. Panama e. Trinidad 13. Central America, as defined by geographers, is: a. a region within Middle America lying between Mexico and Columbia b. a region that incorporates all the lands and islands between the United States and South America c. the regional term for the Greater Antilles d. the heartland or central zone of Middle America (Mestizoamerica) e. the region covered by Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize 14. The Switzerland of Central America, the region's oldest democratic republic, is: a. Nicaragua b. Jamaica c. Belize d. Honduras e. Costa Rica 15. The richest 20% of the South American population control_____of the realm's wealth. a. 2% b. 20% c. 50% d. 60% e. 70% 16. The Treaty of Tordesillas of 1494 stipulated that a north-south boundary was to be drawn separating the South American territories of____________. a. Spain and France b. France and Britain c. Spain and Portugal d. the Netherlands and France e. the Incas and the Mayas 17. The major river of Venezuela's iron-rich eastern region is the: a. Rio de la Plata b. Paraguay c. Amazon d. Orinoco e. Magdalena 18. Unlike Peru's coast, Ecuador's coastland consists of: a. desert b. fertile tropical plains c. mountains that reach the sea d. indented bays with many excellent port facilities e. altiplanos covered by equatorial forest 19. Which of the following countries contains a population whose ethnicity is dominated by Amerindian ancestry? a. Argentina b. Brazil c. Paraguay d. Uruguay e. Chile 20. The best example of an elongated state in South America, and probably the world, is: a. Peru b. Brazil c. Chile d. Bolivia e. Uruguay