Student Test And Answer Key (Geography Study Guide)

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Geography Chapter Test

Chapters 8-10

Name:_________________ Date:__________________

Definitions: Define the following words (20 points)

2. Stacked Bar Graph

3. Web Pages

4. Bias

5. WWW

6. Internet

7. Search Engine

9. Hit

10. Proportional Area Graph

True or False: Place true or false in the space provided beneath each question. If the answer is false make the correction. (7 points)

1. The success of your search is directly dependent on the specific search terms that you choose.

2. Graphs can be used to helping us to see interactions and patterns.

3. A scatter graph is like a pie graph in that there is an independent variable that goes on the horizontal axis and a dependent variable that goes on the vertical axis.

4. The purpose of a graph is to provide a visual implication that makes the information on the graph easier to read.

Fill in the Blanks: Place the correct word on each blank. Each blank space is a point. (14 points)

1. A ____________ _____________ shows values that are part of a whole.

2. _____________ ____________ ____________ are often combined with ______________ _______________to not only show the amount, but also the amount is divided.

3. The _____________ problem in using the ____________ ____________ _____________ is finding the _____________ __________ that you want among the _____________ that exist.

Knowledge and Understanding: Answer the following questions in essay form. Spelling and grammar will be taken into consideration.

1. Explain Bias in graphing to the best of your ability. (10 points)

2. When was the internet created and what was it's purpose?(6 points)

3. What is the expanded meaning of literacy? (5 points)

Thinking and Inquiry: Draw an example of each graph you learned about in Chapter eight of your text book (excluding spreadsheets). Then name one fact about each type of graph. (20 points)

PIE GRAPH

STACKED BAR GRAPH

X/Y SCATTERGRAPH

PROPOTIONAL AREA GRAPH

Descramble these words that you read in your geography text book. (20 points)

1. rschae retsm

2. olegog

3. tsdeil

4. cnhqsuteei

6. tsreor-

7. uititesnaq

8. larmunaelc

9. mnmuniooite

10. gcihpgeoro

Geography Chapter Test

Chapters 8-10

Name:_________________ Date:__________________

Definitions: Define the following words (20 points)

1. Spreadsheet-is a computer program designed particularly to manipulate numerical information.

2. Stacked Bar Graph-very much like a bar graph, with one importance difference: while each bar in a bar graph represents one value, a stacked bar graph can be used to represent several closely related values.

3. Web Pages-documents that are accessible through the World Wide Web.

5. WWW-(World Wide Web) international network of Internet sites

6. Internet-international network linking computers of individuals, educational and research institutions, government agencies, and businesses.

7. Search Engine-program designed to help you find information (Web sites) on a computer system such as the World Wide Web.

8. Google-one of the most popular search engines. The company's mission statement reads "Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful."

9. Hit-Web page containing the word(s) entered in a search with a search engine.

10. Proportional Area Graph-type of graph that can be produced in many shapes, frequently circles; is often combined with pie graphs to show not only the amount of something, but also how this quantity is divided.

True or False: Place true or false in the space provided beneath each question. If the answer is false make the correction. (7 points)

1. The success of your search is directly dependent on the specific search terms that you choose.

True

2. Graphs can be used to helping us to see interactions and patterns.

False: interactions-relationships

3. A

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