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© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography 10 th Edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 11.

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1 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography 10 th Edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 11

2 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-01 Complete the following analogy concerning industrial areas. The Mohawk Valley is to the United States as: A. the Central Industrial district is to the United States. B. Kuznetsk is to East Asia. C. Middle Atlantic is to United Kingdom. D. Silesia is to Eastern Europe. E. Volga is to Western Europe.

3 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-01 Complete the following analogy concerning industrial areas. The Mohawk Valley is to the United States as: A. the Central Industrial district is to the United States. B. Kuznetsk is to East Asia. C. Middle Atlantic is to United Kingdom. D. Silesia is to Eastern Europe. E. Volga is to Western Europe. Explanation: Although industry is located worldwide, the four major industrial regions account for the majority of the globes manufacturing.

4 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-02 Which of the following is an example of a site consideration when locating an industry? A. The industry in question is bulk-reducing. B. The manufacturing process is bulk-gaining. C. The product is perishable. D. The manufacturing process is labor intensive. E. The product will be shipped a long distance.

5 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-02 Which of the following is an example of a site consideration when locating an industry? A. The industry in question is bulk-reducing. B. The manufacturing process is bulk-gaining. C. The product is perishable. D. The manufacturing process is labor intensive. E. The product will be shipped a long distance. Explanation: The cost of the three main site factorsland, labor, and capitalvary among places. Globally, labor is the most important site factor.

6 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-03 Industrialization in the United States began in: A. the Midwest. B. New England. C. New York. D. Pennsylvania. E. the South.

7 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-03 Industrialization in the United States began in: A. the Midwest. B. New England. C. New York. D. Pennsylvania. E. the South. Explanation: Early New England factories produced textiles for sale in Europe.

8 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-04 Beer brewing is: A. a bulk-gaining industry. B. a bulk-reducing industry. C. a break-of-bulk industry. D. concentrated near mountain-fresh waters. E. unaffected by situation factors.

9 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-04 Beer brewing is: A. a bulk-gaining industry. B. a bulk-reducing industry. C. a break-of-bulk industry. D. concentrated near mountain-fresh waters. E. unaffected by situation factors. Explanation: Because their product becomes more bulky through manufacturing, breweries seek out locations near markets.

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11 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-05 Which of the following statements about the manufacturing of cars in the United States is true? A. There are relatively few factories in the South. B. Each plant focuses on only one or a few models. C. Plants are located near each major metropolitan area. D. Factories are more dispersed now than they were in the 1950s. E. Factories locate near railroads and industrial canals to ship their products.

12 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-05 Which of the following statements about the manufacturing of cars in the United States is true? A. There are relatively few factories in the South. B. Each plant focuses on only one or a few models. C. Plants are located near each major metropolitan area. D. Factories are more dispersed now than they were in the 1950s. E. Factories locate near railroads and industrial canals to ship their products. Explanation: Auto manufacturers have clustered near the population center of the country.

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14 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-06 The least expensive mode of transport for shipping goods over long distances is by: A. airplane. B. automobile. C. rail. D. ship. E. truck.

15 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-06 The least expensive mode of transport for shipping goods over long distances is by: A. airplane. B. automobile. C. rail. D. ship. E. truck. Explanation: Ship transport is the most cost effective mode over long distances.

16 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-07 Which type of manufacturing requires the lowest level of skill? A. airplanes B. automobiles C. computers D. consumer electronics E. textiles

17 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-07 Which type of manufacturing requires the lowest level of skill? A. airplanes B. automobiles C. computers D. consumer electronics E. textiles Explanation: The textile industry is labor intensive. As a result, a great emphasis is placed on finding low-cost labor.

18 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-08 It is especially important for aluminum processors to locate near: A. beverage manufacturers. B. cheap electricity. C. inexpensive labor. D. major metropolitan areas. E. navigable rivers.

19 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-08 It is especially important for aluminum processors to locate near: A. beverage manufacturers. B. cheap electricity. C. inexpensive labor. D. major metropolitan areas. E. navigable rivers. Explanation: Reducing aluminum from bauxite ore requires large amounts of electricity.

20 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-09 Within the United States, manufacturing has been most likely to shift in which of the following directions? A. North toward Boston B. Toward Chicago C. East toward New York City D. South toward Houston E. Manufacturing has tended to stay in the Midwest and Northeast.

21 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-09 Within the United States, manufacturing has been most likely to shift in which of the following directions? A. North toward Boston B. Toward Chicago C. East toward New York City D. South toward Houston E. Manufacturing has tended to stay in the Midwest and Northeast. Explanation: Anti-union laws and federally funded infrastructure have enticed industry to move south.

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23 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-10 Outsourcing: A. is one aspect of vertical integration. B. is at the core of Fordist mass production. C. leads to an increase in manufacturing jobs in less developed countries. D. is part of a just-in-time production strategy. E. relies upon securing highly skilled labor.

24 © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 11-10 Outsourcing: A. is one aspect of vertical integration. B. is at the core of Fordist mass production. C. leads to an increase in manufacturing jobs in less developed countries. D. is part of a just-in-time production strategy. E. relies upon securing highly skilled labor. Explanation: Outsourcing is a key part of the new international division of labor.


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