Orientation and Study Skills

Year one orientation and study skills exam:

  • Geography handbook
  • Studying effectively
  • Academic infoverse
  • Academic literature
  • Geography and geographers
  • Timelines and Ancient Geography
  • Exploration and Empire 
  • On Truth and Maps
  • Radical Geography
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  • Created by: Sophie
  • Created on: 18-01-15 12:07

1. Which library and location of genre reading is incorrect?

  • Manuscripts and special collections- (JC)
  • Greenfield medical- medicine, nursing and health (QMC)
  • Hallward- arts, humanities, social sciences and law (UPC)
  • Denis Arnold Music- Arts Centre (UPC)
  • Djanogly LRC- education and computing (JC)
  • George Green- Science and engineering (UPC)
  • James Cameron Gifford- biosciences, vet med and science (SBC)
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2. Which statement is incorrect about the Dutch Empire?

  • Dutch east India Company formed in 1603
  • Consolidate power through money
  • Wars with Portugal
  • Military might and trade went hand-n-hand

3. Which statement is incorrect in what each Greek philosopher looked at and created the Truth Wars of the 20th Century?

  • Socrates- unexamined life is not worth living
  • Rhetoricians- agreeing with everyone, espeically Protagors the relativist and the Gorgias the Nihilist
  • Presocratics- science, logic and paradox
  • Sophists- teaches for money

4. Which is not a feature of urban geography?

  • Mapping even more evidence of man's patent inhumanity to man is counter-revolutionary in the sense that it allows the bleeding-heart liberal to pretend we are contributing to a solution when in fact we are not
  • Some paths we take in life are to merely serve to divert us from the essential task at hand
  • The location of cities in countries
  • Eliminate ghettos and the conditions which give rise to them- wish the von Thunen theory or urban land market to become not true

5. Who created the diagram to show the systematics of geography?

  • Strabo 1435
  • Holt Jenson 2009
  • Carroll 1876


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