Geography and Settlements Quiz

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What is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments?

Geography

How are urban settlements also known?

Cities

What is the population range for rural settlements?

Less than 1000 people

What do site and situation refer to in the context of settlements?

Site refers to physical features, situation refers to human activities

Which factor is NOT considered as a physical situation factor for settlements?

Population

Which type of land use involves land used for business?

Commercial

What type of land use is related to the growing and harvesting of crops and livestock?

Agricultural

In which land use category would you find land used for people's homes?

Residential

What is the term for a pattern showing where people live?

Population Distribution

Which type of population density indicates a high amount of people in a 1km square?

Dense

What type of population distribution is characterized by big dots clustered in certain areas?

Cluster

Study Notes

Geography and Settlements

  • The study of places and the relationships between people and their environments is known as geography.
  • Urban settlements are also known as cities or towns.

Settlement Classification

  • Rural settlements typically have a population range of less than 10,000 people.

Site and Situation

  • Site refers to the physical characteristics of a settlement, such as its location, terrain, and natural features.
  • Situation refers to the settlement's relationship with its surroundings, including its distance from other settlements, transportation links, and accessibility to resources.

Physical Situation Factors

  • Climate, relief, and water supply are all considered physical situation factors for settlements.
  • Vegetation is NOT considered a physical situation factor for settlements.

Land Use

  • Commercial land use involves land used for business purposes.
  • Agricultural land use is related to the growing and harvesting of crops and livestock.
  • Residential land use is the category where you would find land used for people's homes.

Population Distribution and Density

  • A pattern showing where people live is referred to as a population distribution.
  • High population density indicates a high amount of people in a small area, such as a 1km square.
  • A clustered population distribution is characterized by big dots clustered in certain areas, indicating a high concentration of people in those areas.

Test your knowledge about geography and settlements with this quiz. Learn about the study of places, the concept of settlements, and the characteristics of urban settlements or cities.

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