Unit 4- Geography Studynote


Name Date Class Section 1 Quiz The United States MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. region including a city and its surrounding A. metropolitan area suburbs 2. the spread of urban development into B. suburb surrounding areas C. urban sprawl 3. outlying community around a city 4. the movement of people into one country from D. megalopolis another 5. chain of closely linked metropolitan areas E. immigration MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. The movement of people into one country from another is called a. naturalization. c. migration. b. immigration. d. urbanization. Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 7. What is the population density of the United States? a. 8 people per square mile c. 87 people per square mile (3 people per sq. km) (33 people per sq. km) b. 31 people per square mile d. 250 people per square mile (12 people per sq. km) (100 people per sq. km) 8. The spread of people and suburban development as metropolitan areas become more crowded is called a. a megalopolis. c. urban sprawl. b. westward expansion. d. urbanization. 9. What land acquisition, made in 1803, doubled the size of the United States? a. the Louisiana Purchase c. the annexation of Texas b. the Alaska Purchase d. the Gadsden Purchase 10. Compared to the population in 1970, Americans are now a. getting younger. c. the same age as in 1970. b. getting older. d. 50% over the age of 40 and 50% under the age of 40. Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 65

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