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Part A:

True or False;
Lines of latitude run from the north pole to the south pole

The international dateline is located in the middle of the Pacific ocean

True or False;

False, the lines of latitude run from the west to the east

True, the international dateline is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

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Part A:

True or False;

Urban regions consist of farms and country

Relative location is usually described using cardinal direction and distances.

The prime meridian is the line at 0 degrees longitude.

True or False;

False,Urban regions are towns and cities where most people live. Rural regions are farms and vast country, and wilderness is where no people live.

True,Relative location is usually described using cardinal direction and distances

True,the prime meridian is the line at 0 degrees longitude.

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Part B:Multiple Choice

West on a map is:
a)top
b)bottom
c)left
d)right

East on a map is:
a)top
b)bottom
c)left
d)right

A collection of maps in a volume is called an:
a)Atlas
b)Google map
c)Encyclopedia
d)Narrative

Part B:Multiple Choice
West on a map is:
c)left

East on a map is:
d)right

A collection of maps in a volume is called an:
a)Atlas

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Part B:Multiple Choice

What type of location identifies precisely where a place exists?
a)Absolute Location
b)Relative Location
c)Exact Location
d)None above

Physical geography means:
a)Study of the human world (people)
b)Study of physical world
c)Study of people's finances
d)Study of maps

Part B:Multiple Choice

What type of location identifies precisely where a place exists?
a)Absolute Location

Physical geography means:
b)Study pf physical world

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Part C:Fill in the Blanks
The equator has the latitude of ____ degrees.

The _____ and _____ hemispheres share the equator as a boundary line.

The most common grid uses the most east-west lines called ____ and the north-south lines called _____.

Part C:Fill in Blanks

The equator has the latitude of 0 degrees.

The Northern and Southern hemispheres share the equator as a boundary line.

The most common grid uses the east-west lines called latitude and the north-south lines called longitude.

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Part C:Fill in the Blanks

The _____ is the line of _____ degrees longitude that divides the earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres. It is used as the world standard for telling time.

The Tropic of Cancer has the latitude of _____ degrees and the Tropic of Capricorn has the latitude of ____ degrees.

Part C: Fill in the Blanks

The Prime Merridian is the line of 0 degrees longitude that divides the earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres. It is used as the world standard for telling time.

The Tropic of Cancer has the latitude of 23.5 N degrees and the Tropic of Capricorn has the latitude of 23.5 S degrees.

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Part D: Short Answer

What is El Nino and how does it effect the weather in Manitoba?

Part D: Short Answer

El Nino is a very warm ocean current. It causes more participation, more storms, and extreme seasonal changes.

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Part D:Short Answers

Why are time zones such a useful invention? List 2 reasons.

Part D:Short Answers

With time zones it's easier to communicate with people from all over the world. It ensures the correct time of day when the sun hits certain parts of the world during a 24 hour period.

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Part D:Short Answers

List at least four reasons why rivers attract people.

Part D: Short Answers

There is a good source of food. Rivers are good for transporting goods. Rivers are ideal for recreational activities. Water is needed for bathing and cooking.
Areas with rivers offer jobs such as a fisherman.

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Part D:Short Answers

Name and explain three types of regions.

Part D: Short answers

1.Urban: The towns and cities that are more populated.
2.Rural:regions consists of farms and country
3.Wilderness:where no one lives