GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 8 Week 8 Austral and Pacific Realms assistance is available on Domyclass.
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|100/ 100.0 Points
|Question 1 of 25 Regionally, the Hawaiian Islands are part of _____.
A. Micronesia. B. Polynesia. C. Melanesia. D. the Marshall Islands.
|Question 2 of 25 What approximate percentage of New Zealand’s population is of European descent?
A. 50 B. 60 C. 70 D. 80
|Question 3 of 25 Which of the following is not one of the physical features of Australia?
A. Simpson Desert B. Darling-Murray River C. Uluru D. Kilauea
|Question 4 of 25 Which best describes the height of the mountains of New Zealand, specifically on the southern island?
A. over 2000 feet B. over 5000 feet C. over 10,000 feet D. over 15,000 feet
|Question 5 of 25 Littoral (coastal) states do not end where atlas maps suggest they do. What is the term for the area of water where a coastal state has the right to economic exploration and exploitation of marine resources?
A. exclusive economic zone B. territorial sea C. high sea D. open sea
|Question 6 of 25 Which of the following is false about Fiji?
A. Most of its population is found on two islands. B. People of South Asian descent make up less than 10 percent of the population. C. South Asians arrived during the colonial era to work on the sugar plantations. D. Almost a million people live on over 100 islands.
|Question 7 of 25 Which of the following statements about the physical environments of Australia and New Zealand is false?
A. Both Australia and New Zealand have excellent agricultural potential. B. New Zealand has a moderate, moist climate, whereas Australia’s climates vary from tropical to temperate to desert. C. New Zealand’s heaviest rainfall is found on its west coast, while Australia’s is found in its Great Artesian Basin. D. Australia’s highest mountains are the Great Dividing Range, while New Zealand has a spine of higher mountains.
|Question 8 of 25 What is the term for the vast interior rural area of Australia?
A. Outback B. Empty Quarter C. Central Australian State D. National core area
|Question 9 of 25 The Ring of Fire refers to the ring of ____ that encircles the _____ Ocean.
A. wildfire prone areas, Southern B. undersea thermal vents, Atlantic C. volcanoes, Pacific D. high temperature areas, Indian
|Question 10 of 25 Australia and New Zealand have a wide area of plants and animals found nowhere else because those organisms evolved in _____.
A. in the Southern Hemisphere B. harsh environmental conditions C. conditions of extreme interspecies competition D. long-term isolation
|Question 11 of 25 Which of the following is true of the people of Papua New Guinea?
A. They are mostly Chinese. B. They are very diverse. C. They are Polynesian. D. Most work in manufacturing.
|Question 12 of 25 Which of the following statements regarding New Zealand is true?
A. New Zealand is about the same distance from mainland Australia as Tasmania. B. New Zealand is comprised of three large islands. C. The capital of New Zealand is Auckland. D. While much of interior Australia is desert, most of interior New Zealand is mountainous.
|Question 13 of 25 Which of the following mountain ranges runs through the South Island of New Zealand?
A. Southern Rockies B. Southern Atlas C. Southern Alps D. Southern Appalachians
|Question 14 of 25 Which of the following about New Caledonia is false?
A. It was a former prison colony. B. It is on a path towards self-rule. C. It remains under British rule. D. It has significant nickel resources.
|Question 15 of 25 Where is the home of most of the Pacific Realm’s population?
A. Vanuatu B. Fiji C. Samoa D. Papua New Guinea
|Question 16 of 25 In which city is the iconic Opera House located?
A. Brisbane, Australia B. Perth, Australia C. Sydney, Australia D. Melbourne, Australia
|Question 17 of 25 In the Pacific realm, the better-watered volcanic islands, which have significant elevation above sea level, are known as _____.
A. high islands. B. Melanesian islands. C. low islands. D. Micronesian islands.
|Question 18 of 25 Australia’s current population is approximately _____.
A. 10 million. B. 22 million. C. 32 million. D. 37 million.
|Question 19 of 25 The historic 1840 agreement between the Maori and Europeans in New Zealand is known as the Treaty of _____.
A. Canterbury. B. Waitangi. C. Wellington. D. the South Pacific.
|Question 20 of 25 _____ has seen its economy crash because its has mined all of its available phosphate deposits.
A. Tuvalu B. Vanuatu C. Nauru D. Kirabati
|Question 21 of 25 After World War II, ______ was a continued military influence on a number of islands in the Pacific.
A. noise pollution B. atomic weapons testing C. satellite launching D. munitions production
|Question 22 of 25 Which of the following is located in Micronesia?
A. Hawaiian Islands B. Marshall Islands C. New Caledonia D. Solomon Islands
|Question 23 of 25 Which of the following is located in Melanesia?
A. Guam B. Tahiti C. Vanuatu D. Samoa
|Question 24 of 25 The low lying island nations of the Pacific are uniquely vulnerable to _______.
A. infectious diseases B. blizzards C. tourism D. sea level rise caused by climate change
|Question 25 of 25 Access to valuable ______ may be playing a role in Papua New Guinea’s struggle against islands that want to secede from that nation.
A. fresh water B. agricultural land C. gambling sites D. underwater mineral resources