Unit 7 of the AP Human Geography course examines industrial and economic development patterns and processes. The 15-question quiz below will help ensure you know the core concepts of this unit, from industrialization to the world economy today.
Which of the following has a positive correlation with the Human Development Index?
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita
infant mortality rate
natural increase rate
percentage of people employed in agriculture
A country’s literacy rate has a positive correlation with all of the following EXCEPT
per capita income
percentage of female employment
standard of living
Which of the following is NOT part of the Gender Inequality Index (GII)?
The percentage of seats held by women in the national legislature.
The percentage of women in the labor force compared to men.
The percentage of women who have completed high school.
The number of women who die per hundred thousand births.
The number of children born to each woman per thousand women.
Which of the following is a secondary economic activity?
A lumberjack chops down a tree.
A factory turns the wood into a table.
A furniture store advertises a sale on tables.
A salesperson sells the table at a furniture store.
A geographer makes a map of furniture sales in a metropolitan region.
A country that is developing its infrastructure is in which of the following stages of Rostow’s Stages of Economic Growth?
Pre-conditions of take-off
Drive to maturity
Age of mass consumption
The economic effects of nineteenth-century colonialism on the present-day trade patterns can best be explained by which of the following models?
Hoyt’s sector model
Richter Scale of Cultural Development
Rostow’s Stages of Economic Growth
Von Thünen’s land-use model
Wallerstein’s World System Theory
Which of the following is the correct sequence of industrialization?
Africa, continental Europe, Great Britain, Latin America
continental Europe, Great Britain, Africa, Latin America
continental Europe, Great Britain, Latin America, Africa
Great Britain, continental Europe, Africa, Latin America
Great Britain, continental Europe, Latin America, Africa
An industry would most likely locate near the source of its raw materials if it was a
Which of the following industries will most likely locate closest to its market?
A multinational corporation would be most likely to use which of the following sequences when transporting a large supply of manufactured goods to several American markets?
airplane, train, truck
airplane, truck, train
ship, airplane, truck
ship, train, truck
ship, truck, train
Which of the following is an example of agglomeration?
Deindustrialization of the rustbelt
Factories next to an interstate highway
Offices in a business park
Outsourcing of a labor-intensive industry
Senior citizens migrating to a sunbelt community
Which of the following environmental problems do most scientists link to carbon monoxide emissions?
I. Acid rain
II. The greenhouse effect
III. Ozone depletion
IV. Smog accumulation
I, II, III
I, II, IV
II, III, IV
Maquiladoras are located in northern Mexico because
the Mexican government subsidizes them
labor costs are lower in northern Mexico than in southern Mexico
transportation costs are lower in Mexico than in the United States
more natural resources can be found in northern Mexico than in southern Mexico
manufacturers can reduce labor costs with minimal increases in transportation costs
Which of the following has been an effect of deindustrialization of regions like the English Midlands and the North American Manufacturing Belt?
The decline of labor unions
A decrease in the percentage of women in the labor force
The formation of free trade associations
A rapid increase in air quality
A return to primary sector employment
Which of the following relates LEAST to the global economy and global trade?
Exclusive economic zones
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
The World Bank
The World Trade Organization (WTO)
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