Final Study Guide

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Posted by: Ms. Shea in In Class

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

The final exam is worth 100 points and will cover the following material:
 

GEOGRAPHY (50 points)

  • Latitude and Longitude (10 questions)
    • Review your workbook, notes, and old quizzes. You will have to give the coordinates for different locations on a map
  • Directions (10 questions)
    • Review your workbook, notes, and old quizzes. You will have to give the relative location of one state to another (ie. Illinois is SOUTH of Wisconsin
  • Scale (5 questions)
    • Review your workbook and old quizzes. You will have to measure the distance from one location on a map to another using a scale provided
  • Landforms and bodies of water (10 questions)
    • Be familiar with the following terms. Review your notes and old quizzes: Cape, peninsula, island, strait, mountain, isthmus, canal, volcano, glacier, delta
  • Reading a Climograph (15 questions)
    • Review your old quizzes and notes. You will have to answer questions about the climate of an area based on a Climograph provided.  

ANTHROPOLOGY (7 points)

  • Anthropology Terms (7 questions)
    • Be familiar with the traits that made the following species in our family tree unique: Australopithecus, Boisei, Homo habilis, homo ergaster, homo erectus, Neanderthals, homo sapiens. Review your old quizzes, video worksheets, and notes.

PSYCHOLOGY (28 points)

  • Defense Mechanism (11 questions)
    • Be familiar with the following terms: rationalization, reaction formation, repression, compensation, denial, sublimation, displacement, intellectualization, regression, projection, identification. You need to be able to differentiate between the defense mechanisms in different scenarios. Review your notes, and old worksheets. 
  • Psychology terms (18 questions)
    • Be familiar with the following terms: Classical Conditioning, Positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, omission training, and punishment. You must be able to differentiate between the types of operant conditioning in different scenarios.
    • Be familiar with the following terms related to schizophrenia: Hallucinations, delusions, paranoid schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia, catatonic schizophrenia
    • Define id, & unconscious mind
    • Who was Freud?

SHORT ANSWERS (15 points)

  • How do your mental sets affect the way you perceive optical illusions such as the one below?
  • Explain one symptom John Nash exhibited that classified him as a paranoid schizophrenic. Based on this, why is schizophrenia such a difficult disease to live with.
  • Around 2 million years ago, several hominid species existed on Earth. Two of them were the Paranthropus Boisei, and the Homo Habilis. Even though the Boisei were well adapted to eat the tough vegetation present in Africa at this time, the species did not survive. Instead, the less well adapted “jack of all trades” Homo Habilis did. Why? What enabled the Homo Habilis to survive, and the Boisei to die out? 
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