Which of the following statements is not part of Christaller’s central place theory? A. Urgent daily needs are met in smaller cities. B. Cities grow like spokes on a wheel from an epicenter. C. Larger cities have more diverse services that are not needed everywhere. D. Large cities are located in central locations.
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1. While many people left New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, others chose to move there. Why did this occur? A. The disaster caused by the hurricane created many job opportunities in construction and engineering. B. People believed that the city would be built better than it was before and wanted to be a part of it. C. Many believed that the housing market in New Orleans would become more affordable. D. There were few reasons to go to New Orleans after Katrina other than tourism. 2. One major reason for voluntary migration from the Northeast is the cost of living being higher in that region than in the rest of the United States. True False
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1. All of the following are examples of why a government would work to decrease the population of a country EXCEPT A. economic issues, such as a lack of money for government-funded programs B. shortages of food and land C. an increasing aging population that is creating economic strain on the younger generation D. a need to improve the standard of living for all citizens of the country 2. What is considered to be the event that triggered the genocide in Rwanda? A. The president of Rwanda was killed in a plane crash, and Hutus believed that it was a Tutsi assassination. B. Rwanda was no longer an English colony and no longer had to report to another government. C. Terrorist groups from other countries began to use Rwanda as a country of origin, and Hutus believed that they were partnering with Tutsis to take control of the government. D. Ethnic conflict rose greatly, and Tutsis began to randomly attack Hutus on the street. These actions required the Hutus to defend themselves.
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Which of the following was NOT a result of the genocide in Rwanda? A. More than one million children were orphaned. B. A massive loss in the working-age population led to serious economic consequences. C. Rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, such as schools and health care, is difficult because of ongoing ethnic conflicts. D. Government aid provided to Rwanda has given a solution for creating a physical division which seporates Hutus and the Tutsis.
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The demand for environmental scientists and hydrologists is expected to increase because of a(n) _______? a. increased demand for natural resources; need to create environmental laws to protect natural resources for human consumption; need to develop air quality control systems for big business; need to ensure proper disposal of human waste b. increased demand for natural resources; need to enforce environmental laws and regulations; need to analyze human impact on the environment and to invent ways to restore it; need to ensure proper disposal of human waste c. decreased demand for natural resources; need to analyze impact of invasive species on the environment and to invent ways to preserve it; decrease of man-made reefs and their impact on oceans; need to develop sanitation systems d. decreased demand for natural resources; need to enforce environmental laws and regulations; need to develop sanitation systems; need to create environmental laws to protect natural resources for human consumption
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