In the Russian revolution of 1917: A. the czars defeated the communists B. the Bolsheviks defeated the Leninists C. the Bolsheviks defeated the Mensheviks D. the whites defeated the reds E. the capitalists defeated the communists Which of the following statements is false? A. Germany is larger territorially than France. B. Germany has a better river system than France. C. Germany is more industrialized than France. D. Germany is more urbanized than France. E. France has better harbors than does GermanyThis Russian republic contains 30 distinct nationalities, is located near the Chechen Republic, and is dominated by agriculture and oil: A. Chechen Republic B. Mari Republic C. North Ossetian Republic D. Dagestan Republic E. Mordovian Republic An interesting aspect of Madagascar is that: A. the Great Rift Valley predominates in the central part of the country B. the population is of Malay-Polynesian origin C. it produces exceptional quantities of corn D. the island is controlled by the South Africans who have extended apartheid to the island E. most of the population is descendant of Ethiopians The rebellion in Chiapas was designed to occur at the same time as: A. the launching of NAFTA B. Christmas C. the presidential election in Mexico D. other Mexican states were seceding from the country E. none of the above A growth pole is: A. an established manufacturing center that dominates a substantial region B. any large city in a national core area c. a location where a set of industries, given a start, will grow, setting off ripples of development in a surrounding area d. a location, now in decline, that served as a focal point for a developing region in the past E. an agricultural region where annual yields increase annually The majority of Russia falls within the humid cold climate region. In the Köppen-Geiger classification scheme, this is signified by the letter: A. A B. B C. C D. D E. E The country of Guyana: A. was formerly a British colony before independence in 1966 B. is also called Suriname C. contains a population that is three-quarters European D. is the smallest of the four Guianas in population size E. still belongs to France The Kuzbas region: A. lead city is Novosibirsk B. is also called the Kuznetsk Basin C. has developed in part because of the central planning activities of the former Soviet Union D. contains both iron and coal deposits E. all of the above The North Slope of Alaska contains large fields of: a. cold weather crops b. tar sands c. diamonds d. hydroelectric power e. coal Brazil’s Northeast: A. was Brazil’s source area: its early plantation economy developed here first B. today still produces the country’s coffee crop C. is the site of Brazil’s most spectacular recent surge of economic development D. contains the largest number of German settlers in the country F. remains mainly Indian country: most of the Amazonian Indians have resettled here Quebec has: A. a declining birth rate. B. offered incentives for French speakers from elsewhere to move to Quebec. C. significant hydroelectric power. D. a population that has rapidly urbanized. E. all of the above are true. Central America, as defined by geographers, is: A. a region within Middle America between Mexico and Colombia B. a region that incorporates all the lands and islands between the U. S. and South America C. the regional term for the Greater Antilles, “that is, the Caribbean's larger islands” D. the heartland or central zone of Middle America (its technical name is Mestizoamerica) E. the region covered by Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize Which of the following associations is incorrect? A. Niger River, Bulge of Africa B. Congo River, The Congo C. Zambezi River, Angola D. Nile River, Sudan E. Orange River, Kenya
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