Questions posted in Geography

What map element would you use to figure out the distance from one city to another?

You'd use the scale. The scale will tell you how much the distance is.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:21 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:21 PM

Which area in Latin America is actually a commonwealth of the United States?

Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States.  I hope that helped

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:14 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:14 PM

Which is the most common source of erosion in the high elevations of the Swiss Alps?

glaciers!!!!!!!!! Hope this helps!!!!!!!

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:11 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:11 PM

What earth sphere extends from inside the earth's crust to the lower atmosphere?

This is known as the TROPOSPHERE. The troposphere is the region that touches the earth's surface and is the layer where plants and animals live. The troposphere extends to around 17 kilometers  around the equator and to around 6-8 kilometers around the poles.  Temperature decreases with increasing altitude in the troposphere. 

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:03 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:03 PM

What climate zone has cool summers, cold and harsh winters, a dry climate, and sparse vegetation?

Sound like the Tundra to me

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:56 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:56 PM

What's was the most inportant factor in making Mesopotamias farmland fertile.

They were the first to create irrigation to supply water to crops that doesn't flood the crops.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:46 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:46 PM

How did the Fertile Crescent get its name

The land was shaped like a crescent and the soil there was fertile.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:45 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:45 PM

Why is the top of the stratosphere warmer than the bottom of the stratosphere

The top of the strasophere might be warmer because it is closer to the sun

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:38 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:38 PM

If Earth were a four story building with a shingle roof, how thick would the atmosphere be? I know the answer is as thick as the shingle roof but please explain how need to know answer immediatly


jeez.., the atmosphere would be the same shape and size as the whole planet ! Cause with how many ppl live here on earth that takes up the earth already!...people....cause think ppl say there are a total of 7 billion ppl or more .. so making the earth a four story building ? it would be the same shape and size what the earth is now ... hoped this helped enough

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:35 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:35 PM

When can contour lines touch each other

They can touch each other when they are depicting a vertical or nearly vertical cliff, as they are literally on top of each other.
Hope that helped.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:17 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:17 PM

What is one thing that is similar about France and the United States

They are both countries and they both have governments.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:55 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:55 PM

A large planet that has a deep massive atmosphere

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, or Neptune fit that description, so pick anyone!

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:55 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:55 PM

How does the Chinese government attempt to keep its population under control?

By using the one child policy to keep the population under control.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:49 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:49 PM

Which of these is the only country in the region that is predominantly Christian? A. Myanmar B. The Philippines C. Laos D. Thailand

A) Although there is no official state religion, Myanmar mainly follows in the direction of Buddhism. It is stated that about 90% of the citizens there practice Buddhism. 

B) The Philippines follow in the direction of Roman Catholic. The Philippines has about 80% Roman Catholic and 5% Christians. It's stated that the Philippines is a predominantly Christian nation.

C) Laos also follow in the direction of the practice of Buddhism. Some of their population practice Satsana Phi, and Christianity as well.

D) Thailand is also a country that practice Buddhism. Their main religions are: Buddhism, Chinese and Thai tradition religions.

Answer: B) The Philippines

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:24 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:24 PM

Australia and New Zealand Which group makes up the largest minority population in New Zealand?

The group which makes up the largest minority population in New Zealand would be the Maoris. The Maoris are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand and have a unique culture separate from the people of New Zealand who have European ancestry, including their own language, a rich mythology, distinctive crafts and performing arts.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:00 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:00 PM

Incidents of Basque violence are caused by their desire for

Incidents of Basque violence are caused by their desire for independence. There have been several separatist movements within the country due to nationalism due to some inhabitants of the region wanting to be it's own nation, so that it can promote the cultural unity of Basque culture. Basques are divided into three regions: the autonomous region, Navarre in Spain and French basque country in France).

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:58 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:58 PM

The section of the lithosphere that carries crust

The crustal plate is the section of the lithosphere that carries the crust.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:56 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:56 PM

Why is it so difficult to become a immigrant

Because in order to become an immigrant, you have to leave the country where you live and move to a different country. This is tough to do, but there is no other way.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:30 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:30 PM

How does location affect a city's economic activity

It depends on the location of the place and how populated it is

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:29 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:29 PM

Where are many cities located?

Most are located along side rivers that feed into the ocean. They all are located in highly populated countries, or highly populated areas of their country. Economics is the main lure for the population of these cities

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:29 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 01:29 PM

Muhammad Ali tried to westernize Egypt by

Muhammad Ali attempted, with limited success, to modernize Egypt's economy through agriculture, infrastructure, education, and industry. He is considered the "father" of Egypt by introducing all these things. (Hope this helped) 

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:36 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:36 PM

During the stage of internal combustion engine operation in which the piston rises and compresses the fuel in the combustion chamber,

During the stage of internal combustion engine operation in which the piston rises and compresses the fuel in the combustion chamber, the intake and exhaust valves will both be closed. This means that the mixture of fuel and air are compressed, due to the seal around the combustion chamber that has been created by the closure of both of these valves. Hopefully that answered your question for you!

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:25 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:25 PM

In degrees of latitude, Indiana extends approximately from

The Indiana quadrangle, which embraces onesixteenth of a square degree of the earth's surface, extends from latitude 40° 30' to 40° 45' and from longitude 79° 00' to 79° 15', and has an area of about 227 square miles. 

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:18 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:18 PM

Where is Paris Texas located central north south ???

Paris, Texas is located in the North Texas.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM

Which of the following statements about places where education for women is not valued is false? A. Women marry later and have fewer children. B. Women have few opportunities for professional careers. C. Women have lower literacy rates. D. Women are less likely to graduate from high school and college.

A. Women marry later and have fewer children, usually this is not the case, the women will marry earlier and have lots of children in places where they are not educated.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM

An economic theory that calls for workers to take control of factories is

An economic theory that calls for workers to take control of factories iscommunism.

Further Explanations:

Communism in Social Science and Political Science is an economic ideology and movement sets the ultimate goal for the establishment of communist Society. The communist society is a socioeconomic ordered structure based upon the theory of common ownership and production in the absence of social classes and money. It includes the thought of Marxism and Anarchism that shares the analysis of society's economic stem and capitalism.

One such instance of Communism can be seen during the progressive era of the United States. During the era of 1880 and 1920, rapid industrialization and urbanization took place in the United States.

Progressive Era of United States reigns during the 1920s. The main motive of the progressives was to remove the hurdles that were coming in the way of urbanization, Immigration, and Industrialization. Since the movement started at the local level but soon took the face of a national movement gaining support of mainly middle-class citizens.

The era gave rise to many theories like communism and capitalism. Primarily textile industries and steam power was introduced during industrialization which soon became popular on the eastern coast of the United States.

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Answer Details

Grade: High School

Subject:  History

Chapter:Industrialization

Keywords: Progressive Era, political reforms, urbanization, Immigration, Industrialization, communism, Mercantilism, capitalism, and socialism, Social Science , Political Science,ideology ,movement, socioeconomic , Marxism , anarchism

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:08 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:08 PM

A major objective of the South Pacific Forum founded in 1971 was A. identifying and resolving human rights concerns in the region. B. expanding the copra trade. C. stopping French nuclear testing in the region. D. reconciling diverse cultural heritages.

A major objective of the South Pacific Forum founded in 1971 was a)identifying and resolving human rights concerns in the region. The Pacific Islands Forum is "to work in support of Forum member governments, to enhance the economic and social well-being of the people of the South Pacific by fostering cooperation between governments and between international agencies, and by representing the interests of Forum members in ways agreed by the Forum."

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:03 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:03 PM

Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System? A. Members came from the Antarctic Agreement. B. It allows limited weapons testing of the continent. C. It limits restrictions of environmental controls. D. It encourages scientific research.

The Antarctic Treaty System D) encourages scientific research. It does not allow weapons to be tested, unless they are for some scientific purpose and for a peaceful purpose. The Antarctic Treaty System details how countries should have international relations with the only continent without a native human population and The Antarctic Treaty Secretariat is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:02 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:02 PM

How do the locations of earthquakes support the theory of plate tectonics

Because most earthquakes happen where there is beleived to be plate boundaries

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:58 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:58 AM

Which of the following is true of compasses? a. compass magnets can only be deflected by electromagnets such as earth''s magnetic field b. compass magnets can be deflected by earth''s magnetic field or other permanent magnets c. compasses always point toward geographic north d. compasses detect fluctuations in convection in the matle

the true statement about compasses is: B. Compass magnets can be deflected by earths magnetic field or other permanent magnets. Im pretty sure thats something that happens to a magnet This very same characteristic make a compass unable to function if it got close to another source of magnetic force, in most case the compass' needle will spin uncontrollably

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:55 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:55 AM