GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 2 Week 2 Europe and Russia assistance is available at Domyclass.com
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|Question 1 of 25 Russian imperialism in the century after Catherine the Great was aimed chiefly at _____.|
A. China. B. Canada.
C. Central Asia. D. Persia.
|Question 2 of 25 What is true of about a primate city?|
A. It is always the country’s capital city. B. It is a country’s largest city by population. C. All countries have a primate city. D. All of the above.
|Question 3 of 25 What is true about the geography of the North European Lowland?|
A. It contains the mountain ranges of the Alps. B. It contains excellent farmland. C. It does not include southeastern England. D. It has historically functioned as a barrier to contact and communication due to its marshy conditions.
|Question 4 of 25 As a command economy, the Soviet Union was able to make what major change to Russian agriculture?|
A. It collectivized farms into large state or cooperatively run units. B. It gave individual land owners the freedom of decision making. C. It fostered the enrichment of individual farmers. D. It increased private ownership of farms.
|Question 5 of 25 Which of the following statements about Russia and the United States is false?|
A. The Russian Empire expanded to cover territory that eventually became part of the United States. B. The majority of Russia’s climate resembles that of the west coast of the United States. C. Russia eventually sold Alaska to the United States. D. The Bering Strait separates the United States from Russia.
|Question 6 of 25 One small advantage that Russia has with its ports is that western Barents Sea ports are keep relatively ice free by ______.|
A. warm water entering the ocean from rivers B. geothermal activity C. warm water from nuclear power plants D. a warm water current called the North Atlantic Drift
|Question 7 of 25 To the east of the Kuzbas region lies a farming and resource extraction region centered around _____.|
A. Lake Baikal B. the Ural Mountains
C. the Caspian Sea D. the Volga River
|Question 8 of 25 Which physical region of Russia is the most agriculturally productive?|
A. The West Siberian Plain. B. The Russian plain. C. The Yakutsk Basin.
D. The Ural Mountains.
|Question 9 of 25 The Iberian Peninsula is isolated from the rest of Europe by what mountain range?|
A. Appennines B. Alps C. Pyrenees D. Pennines
|Question 10 of 25 The population of Northern Ireland is ______.|
A. riven by political and cultural differences hidden by religious differences. B. about 8 million. C. made up of refugees from Wales. D. not part of the United Kingdom.
|Question 11 of 25 Which of the following statements about the Soviet Union is false?|
A. The central government favored some ethnic groups over others. B. The Soviet economy was a tremendous success story; the USSR would still exist if it were not for overriding ethnic differences.
C. The Soviet system bound the economies of the republics to the decision making power of the central government. D. The central government sent ethnic Russians to settle in places that were not traditionally Russian.
|Question 12 of 25 Which of the following is false about Azerbaijan?|
A. Baku is its capital. B. Part of it is located on the western side of Armenia, separate from the rest of the country. C. It has significant oil reserves. D. It is located on the Aral Sea.
|Question 13 of 25 Czarina Catherine the Great’s territorial acquisition thrust was aimed at _____.|
A. four islands near Japan. B. the warm-water Black Sea via Ukraine. C. conquest of western Europe in retaliation for Napoleon’s 1812 invasion. D. establishing a Russian base in interior Canada.
|Question 14 of 25 The textbook maps a boundary between Europe’s core and periphery in Chapter 2. Which country lies entirely outside the European core?|
B. Sweden C. the United Kingdom D. Spain
|Question 15 of 25 Where have significant oil and natural gas supplies been found in the European realm?|
A. Baltic Sea B. Gulf of Finland C. North Sea D. Adriatic Sea
|Question 16 of 25 Permanently frozen ground that thaws only briefly at the surface is known as ______.|
A. permafrost B. whitesoil C. taiga D. boreal
|Question 17 of 25 Which of the following is not an example of European international integration?|
A. The European Union. B. The Euro currency. C. The Benelux countries D. Ukraine’s Orange Revolution.
|Question 18 of 25 Which of the following is the Northern Europe’s largest country in terms of both population and territory?|
A. Finland B. Norway C. Denmark D. Sweden
|Question 19 of 25 Which of the following is an example of a shatterbelt?|
A. A fractious political party. B. An encircling roadway destroyed by conflict. C. A country like Greece which contains many small islands. D. The division and fragmentation found in Eastern Europe.
|Question 20 of 25 Which is not true about the site and situation of Paris?|
A. Paris is situated on the northern coast of France, making trade easier. B. Paris was originally founded on an island in the Seine River as a citadel. C. Paris is a core city serving a large peripheral region. D. It is the primate city of France.
|Question 21 of 25 Which of the following western European states is not currently a member of the European Union?|
A. Switzerland B. the Netherlands C. Austria D. Luxembourg
|Question 22 of 25 Which of the following areas of Russia is east of the Urals?|
A. the realm’s core area B. Moscow C. the Volga River
D. the Kuznetsk Basin (Kuzbas)
|Question 23 of 25 Moscow dealt severely with the breakaway republic of Chechnya in the 1990s and 2000s because _______.|
A. large number of Russians lived there B. Chechnya had traditionally been a part of Russia for over 500 years. C. Chechnya contains important resources D. Moscow feared other republics within the Russian federation might declare independence.
|Question 24 of 25 Which of the following statements about Moscow is false?|
A. One of Moscow’s chief locational attributes is its coastal site on an arm of the Baltic Sea.
B. Moscow is surrounded by a ring of industrial cities. C. Many Russians can not afford to live in Moscow. D. Russia’s core area centers on Moscow.
|Question 25 of 25 What is true about St. Petersburg?|
A. It was named Leningrad during Soviet times. B. It lies on the doorstep of Siberia, a binding force between the eastern and western halves of Russia. C. It lies at the head of the Sea of Okhotsk. D. It was always a competitor for Moscow but did not become the capital of Russia until the 1917 Revolution.