OMS Geo Final

  1. Weather patterns averaged out over long periods of time
  2. Any peoples way of life; language, religion, customs, etc.
  3. People coming to a country
  4. How long people are expected to live at the time of their birth
    life expectancy
  5. The quality of life according to calories consumed, life expectancy, literacy rate, etc.
    standard of living
  6. A person who seeks safety in another country; war/famine
  7. A person who leaves their home country
  8. Resources such as air/wind/water/trees that can be replenished
    nonrenewable resource
  9. The backbone/skeleton of an developed society; roads, power lines, schools, etc.
  10. Resources that are finite; they cannot be replenished; oil/coal
    nonrenewable resources
  11. the line at 0˚ latitude and the hemispheres it separates.
    equator, separates the northern and southern hemispheres
  12. the line at 0˚ longitude the hemispheres it separates
    prime meridian, separates western and eastern hemispheres
  13. How many time zones are in the Continental United States? In the World?
    4 in continental US, 24 in the world
  14. If it is 7:00 am in Los Angeles, California, what time is it in Minneapolis, Minnesota?
    9 am
  15. products brought IN to a country to sell
  16. List 3 PUSH Factors
    war, famine, poor education, poverty
  17. Poorly planned urban areas spread out over a large area
    urban sprawl
  18. Products shipped OUT of a country to sell
  19. Movement of people from place to place
  20. Semi city areas like Andover – between urban and rural
  21. Native to an area; Dakota/Inuit/Ojibwe
  22. List 3 PULL Factors
    jobs, churches, education, food, family
  23. A large city and it’s surrounding areas; Twin Cities
    metropolitan area
  24. City areas
  25. Nations where people vote; often for representatives
  26. Countryside
  27. List 2 problems associated with Urban Sprawl.
    pollution, habitat loss, traffic jams
  28. Name the five Great Lakes from West to East.
    Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario
  29. List 3 ways we use the Great Lakes.
    water, transportation, fishing
  30. Wanting to break away from a country or agreement
  31. What is the largest mountain range in the United States?
    Rocky Mountains
  32. A person who speaks 2 languages
  33. The United States is located in which two hemispheres?
    Northern and Western
  34. Canadian “states”, name the 2 that touch MN
    provinces, Manitoba and Ontario
  35. A government with a king or queen and elected officials
    constitutional monarchy
  36. What region of the US is most likely to suffer water shortages?
  37. Northwest Territory split in 1999 to give land to the indigenous peoples what was the name of the new territory.
  38. What 2 languages are spoken commonly in Canada.
    french and english
  39. What are the 3 major crops grown in MN?
    corn, soybeans, sugar beets
  40. Which of MN’s 2 largest urban areas is the farthest west?
  41. List 4 features found on an Economic map.
    resources, farming, manufacturing, fishing
  42. Economic system that encourages competition between producers, private ownership of business, free markets?
    capitalism/ market
  43. Economic system that the government to decide what and how much is produced?
    communism/ command
  44. List 4 features found on a Climate map.
    arid, tropical, humid continental, ice cap
  45. List 4 features found on a Political map.
    states, capitals, country borders, cities
  46. List 4 features found on a Physical map.
    rivers, mountains, deserts, elevation
  47. Economic system where families provide for themselves by growing and making products?
  48. The continent that has no country.
  49. List 4 features found on a Vegetation map.
    highlands, desert, mixed forest, grassland
  50. The type of government ruled by one person who has absolute power?
  51. Vegetation of most of south and western Minnesota
    prairie grassland
  52. A religion with many Gods is called? And an example
    polytheistic, Hinduism
  53. Trees that do not shed their leaves and have CONES
  54. A religion with one God and 2 examples
    monotheistic, Christianity, Islam, Judaism
  55. If it is January in MN what season is it in Australia?
  56. Gas made with corn
  57. Trees that DROP their leaves
  58. What river begins at Lake Itasca
  59. What is the Capital of Minnesota
    St. Paul
  60. What type of map would you use to find mountains?
    Physical features
  61. What type of map would you use to find who has gold?
    economic resources
  62. What type of map would you use to find where most people live?
    population density
  63. What type of map would you use to find coniferous forest?
Card Set
OMS Geo Final
flashcards to study for the Trimester 1 final