Geography Quiz: Earth and Beyond
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Geography Quiz: Earth and Beyond

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What is the meaning of the term 'geography'?

The study of Earth and its human and natural complexities

When was the first recorded use of the word 'geography'?

3rd century BC

What can be considered as the core concepts of geography?

Space, place, time, and scale

In what century did the earliest attempt to understand the world spatially occur?

<p>9th century BCE</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why has geography been called 'a bridge between natural science and social science disciplines'?

<p>Due to its focus on Earth's physical characteristics and human interactions with the environment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which scientific theory states that Earth's lithosphere comprises a number of large tectonic plates that have been slowly moving for billions of years?

<p>Seafloor spreading</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the boundaries where tectonic plates meet and their relative motion determines the type of plate boundary or fault?

<p>Plate boundaries</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which process at convergent plate boundaries results in one tectonic plate carrying the edge of another plate down under it and into the mantle?

<p>Mantle subduction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the composition of tectonic plates that includes the oceanic lithosphere and the thicker continental lithosphere?

<p>Lithospheric crust</p> Signup and view all the answers

What geological activities are typically experienced at active faults resulting from the relative movement of tectonic plates?

<p>Earthquake occurrence</p> Signup and view all the answers

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