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Question 101 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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
Question 102 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
A market that is set up only on certain days of the week is known as a ____ market.
A. Bantustan
B. condominium
C. trader
D. periodic
E. sequent occupant
Question 103 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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.
Question 104 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The geopolitical theory that indicates that the rimland is the key to control of the world was forwarded by:
A. Marx
B. Mackinder
C. Spykman
D. Lenin
E. Gorbachev
Question 105 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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
Question 106 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which city contains the United States' largest cluster of Asian ethnics?
A. Los Angeles
B. Miami
C. New York
D. Montreal
E. Pittsburgh
Question 109 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following statements about Russia and North America is false?
A. Next to Canada and Mexico, Russia is the third closest neighbor to the United States.
B. The Russians established forts and villages along the entire California coast.
C. The Russians sold Alaska to the United States in 1867.
D. The Bering Strait separates the United States from Russia.
E. The USSR was a United States ally in World War II.
Question 110 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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
Question 111 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Your textbook identifies Eastern Europe as a zone of politico-geographical splintering and fracturing, called a:
A. Irredentist region
B. hinterland
C. shatter belt
D. Balkan
E. heartland region
Question 112 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Volta Redonda is most closely identified with Brazil's:
A. iron and steel manufacturing activities
B. growing hydroelectric power production capacity
C. earliest European settlements
D. Amazonian growth poles
E. black population clusters
Question 113 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is not a major cause of tropical deforestation in Central America?
A. need to clear land for cattle pasture
B. persistent economic and demographic problems
C. the lumber industry
D. population growth
E. all of the above are major causes
Question 115 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Slovakia has a large _______ minority.
A. Czech
B. Hungarian
C. Serbian
D. Moldovan
E. Jewish
Question 116 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
From the end of World War II until the 1990s, Eastern Europe was dominated by the:
A. Ottomans
B. Hapsburgs
C. Lithuanians
D. Soviet Union
E. Poles
Question 117 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The ethnic group exerting the most control in Kenya is the:
a. Kikuyu
b. Swahili
c. Tutsi
d. Bantu
e. Hutu
Question 118 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The Peru (Humboldt) Current is:
A. a cool offshore ocean current conducive to commercial fishing that flows parallel to the
Peruvian coastline
B. a drying wind that blows off the Andes and creates desert-like conditions along the Peruvian coastal plain
C. a rising air movement that brings the hot and humid conditions of the tierra fría to the uppermost Andean basins
D. a new high voltage electrical network that transmits Amazon-oil-generated power by pipeline to the cities across the Andes
E. the name of Bolivár's revolutionary movement of the 1960s
Question 119 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which country has no dominant ethnic groups?
A. Nigeria
B. Ethiopia
C. Zimbabwe
D. The Congo
E. Kenya
Question 120 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The two European powers that fought over control of the area that became Canada were the:
A. French and British
B. British and Dutch
C. French and Spanish
D. Dutch and French
E. none of the above
Question 121 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Japanese investment in Russia's Far East has been held up by a dispute over:
A. the Amur River
B. Kurile Islands
C. Manchuria
D. Sakhalin Island
E. Vladivostok
Question 122 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following states is unilingual in that it possesses a single language spoken throughout its territory?
A. Switzerland
B. Austria
C. Yugoslavia
D. Belgium
E. United Kingdom
Question 123 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
As a result of U.S. interest in a Panama Canal during the early 20th century:
A. Panama became a territorially coherent state
B. a treaty was drawn granting the U. S. permanent sovereignty over the Canal Zone
C. Panama became independent from Colombia
D. a Panamanian revolt was subdued by U. S. intervention
E. a French company finally completed the canal in 1918
Question 124 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
_________ is the city with the most Asians in North America.
A. Denver
B. Vancouver
C. Seattle
D. San Diego
E. Chicago
Question 125 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which South American “culture sphere” resembles the Middle American “Rimland?”
A. The European-Commercial region
B. The Tropical-Plantation sphere
C. The Indo-Subsistence region
D. The Mestizo-Transitional region
E. The “Undifferentiated” area
Question 126
The Switzerland of Central America, the region's oldest democratic republic is:
A. Nicaragua
B. Jamaica
C. Belize
D. Honduras
E. Costa Rica
Question 127 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is landlocked?
A. Paraguay
B. Ecuador
C. Guiana
D. Peru
E. Chile
Question 128 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is one of the world's most productive post-industrial complexes?
A. Phoenix and Tucson
B. Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio
C. El Paso
D. Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach
E. Charlotte, Atlanta, and Charleston
Question 129 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
An industry identified in your textbook as one with mixed blessing for Middle America is:
A. agriculture
B. industry
C. banking
D. tourism
E. diamond cutting
Question 131 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
This former Soviet Republic contains the oil city of Baki (Baku) and its people have ethnic affinities with Iran. Recently, the Armenian population of this area became refugees.
A. Azerbaijan
B. Moldavia
C. Georgia
D. Estonia
E. Turkmenistan
Question 132 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Italy's economic core, no longer focused on Rome, is located today in:
A. Romania
B. Po River Valley
C. the Indus River Valley
D. Greece
E. the Alpine chain
Question 133 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following statements concerning map scale is false?
A. The fractional scale 1:1,000,000 means one inch on the map represents one million inches on the ground.
B. If the linear scale of a map is twice another, its aerial representation is four times larger.
C. To represent a large area on a small map, a small scale is used.
D. Larger scale maps allow for greater detail in depicting regions and sub regions.
E. A map with the fractional scale 1:103,000,000 has a larger scale than one of 1:1,000,000.
Question 134 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
_______ dominates Western Europe demographically and economically.
A. France
B. Belgium
C. Austria
D. Germany
E. Switzerland
Question 135 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is not contained within the European realm?
A. The Alps
B. Scandinavia
C. Iceland
D. the old Russian portion of the Soviet Union
E. England
Question 136 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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
Question 137 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Inside the Russian Federation there are about _____ separate entities.
A. 21
B. 89
C. 5
D. 44
E. no separate republics are found in the Russian Federation
Question 138 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The term that is used to indicate decreasing levels of spatial interactions with increasing distances is:
A. distance delay
B. state's rights
C. diversity theory
D. oblast
E. distance decay
Question 140 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as a(n):
A. spine
B. isthmus
C. Oriente
D. rimland
E. peninsula
Question 141 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Nigeria's old capital of Lagos was situated within the culture area of the people called:
A. Ndebele
B. Yoruba
C. Pygmies
D. Ibo
E. Zambians
Question 142 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
In Ecuador, a regional split has occurred between:
A. Quitos and Lima
B. Guayaquil and Amazona
C. Guayaquil and Quitos
D. Lima and Bogota
E. Quitos and Callao
Question 143 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The population of Russia is:
A. shrinking by about half a million per year
B. about the same size as the U.S.
C. unusual in that men live longer, on average, then women
D. increasing at an increasing rate
E. none of the above
Question 144 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Rubber production has had the greatest impact on which Brazilian subregion?
A. South
B. Northeast
C. state of Sao Paulo
D. Interior
E. North
Question 145 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The term ________ is used to describe an inland climate that is remote from the moderating influences of large water bodies.
A. climatology
B. soviet
C. continentality
D. gyre
E. latitudeness
Question 146 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
In South America, the richest 20% of the population control _____ of the wealth.
A. 2%
B. 70%
C. 90%
D. 1%
E. 95%
Question 147 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The large cluster of population in the northeastern United States is known as:
A. metropolitan
B. Megalopolis
C. a transition zone
D. a cartogram
E. the San-San corridor
Question 148 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
An industrial area east of the Kuzbas is centered around:
A. Kiev
B. Uzbekistan
C. Lake Baykal
D. Odessa
E. Siberia
Question 149 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
A. Although China has a tremendously large population, it still has extensive areas nearly devoid of permanent population.
B. More than one-fourth of the world's population presently resides in India.
C. Megalopolis includes all cities in the U.S. urban complex from Boston to Washington.
D. The two largest population clusters are shrinking.
E. All of the above are correct.
Question 150 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
. The major conurbation of LonXXXXX XXXXXes within which of the following regions?
A. Southern England
B. Northern England
C. Scotland
D. Wales
E. LonXXXXX XXXXXes on the border between the North and the South
Question 151 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The territory in dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia is:
A. Georgia
B. Abkhazian
C. Nakhichevan
D. Nagorno-Karabakh
E. South Ossetia
Question 152 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is not an important manufacturing region of the Soviet Union?
A. Volga Region
B. Urals Region
C. Donbas Region
D. Central Industrial Region
E. the Muslim region of central Asia
Question 153 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The country in Equatorial Africa with significant oil supplies and an upper middle income economy is:
A. Congo
B. Cameroon
C. Central African Republic
D. Gabon
E. Equatorial Guinea
Question 154 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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 Germany.
Question 155 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The North Slope of Alaska contains large fields of:
a. cold weather crops
b. tar sands
c. diamonds
d. hydroelectric power
e. coal
Question 156 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Most of Argentina's population is clustered in the:
A. Gran Chaco
B. Patagonia
C. pampas
D. Tierra del Fuego
E. Parana River Valley
Question 157 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
What percentage of the Caribbean population lives in cities:
A. 67%
B. 80%
C. 10%
D. 20%
E. 40%
Question 158 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The geographic principle under which particular peoples and particular places concentrate on the production of particular goods is known as:
A. spatial specialization
B. Balkanization
C. supranationalism
D. irredentism
E. local functional specialization
Question 159 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The once most important crop of Cuba, which has been losing its position as the mainstay of the Cuban economy is:
A. corn
B. wheat
C. sugar
D. grapes
E. bananas
Question 160 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
This African country is a former French colony, built a Roman Catholic basilica to rival St. Peter's in Rome, and has recently seen a slowing of the economy.
A. Ivory Coast
B. South Africa
C. Somalia
D. Tanganyika
E. Benin
Question 161 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is not an example of globalization?
A. McDonald's opening in France
C. the use of English
D. Japanese cars being made in Thailand
E. tariffs imposed on automobiles
Question 162 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The country in Equatorial Africa that had a border dispute with Nigeria over an oil-rich area is:
A. Congo
B. Cameroon
C. Central African Republic
D. Gabon
E. Equatorial Guinea
Question 163 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following countries is not located in Equatorial Africa?
A. Gabon
B. Congo
C. Mauritania
D. Cameroon
E. Central African Republic
Question 164 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following jobs belongs to the tertiary sector of the American economy?
A. computer systems specialist
B. chief executive of a multinational corporation
C. auto assembly line welder
D. office receptionist
E. farmer
Question 165 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Canada's large cluster of Francophones in New Brunswick are known as:
A. Acadians
B. Ontarioans
C. French
D. Brunswickers
E. none of the above
Question 166 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The major river in Germany, which enters the North Sea through the Netherlands and which passes through the Ruhr is the:
A. Rhine
B. Danube
C. Loire
D. Thames
E. Seine
Question 167 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
As one travels north leaving South America, the first country on the Central American isthmus is ________.
A. Costa Rica
B. Panama
C. El Salvador
D. Nicaragua
E. Cuba
Question 168 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
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
Question 169 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following cities is an oil center in the Azerbaijan?
A. Moscow
B. White Russia
C. Baki (Baku)
D. Leningrad
E. Bucharest
Question 170 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The final stage in the evolution of an insurgent state, according to McColl, is the stage of:
A. equilibrium
B. contention
C. counteroffensive
D. subsequence
E. disintegration
Question 171 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following is a natural gas producing state?
A. Maine
B. New York
C. Ohio
D. Texas
E. none of the above
Question 172 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
A. The Mayan civilization arose in the highland areas of Mexico.
B. The Aztec civilization was founded on the higher plateaus of present-day Mexico.
C. The ceremonial center of the Aztec civilization, named Tenochitlan, was located in the Valley of Mexico.
D. Tenochtitlan probably had over one-hundred thousand inhabitants at its peak.
E. The Aztecs were conquered by the Spanish.
Question 173 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The Transcaucasian area includes all of the following except:
A. Georgia
B. Armenia
C. Azerbaijan
D. Nagorno-Karabakh
E. Kirghizstan
Question 174 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The North American region which is most dependent upon the extraction of raw materials is the:
A. Northern Frontier
B. Continental Interior
C. Maritime Northeast
D. Southwest
E. Pacific Hinge
Question 176 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
Spain and the United Kingdom are in dispute over which piece of territory:
A. Basque
B. Portugal
C. Ceuta
D. Malta
E. Gibraltar
Question 177 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
In Rwanda and Burundi:
A. the Tutsis, while dominant politically and economically, are in the minority
B. the Hutus are primarily farmers
C. the basis for the conflict is not ethnicity, but status in society
D. in 1994, Hutu militias went on an organized campaign against the Tutsis and collaborationist Hutus
E. all of the above are true
Question 178 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The fastest growing metropolitan area in the US is:

A. Miami
B. Las Vegas
C. Dallas
D. Phoenix
E. Denver
Question 179 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
A large scale map shows:
A. a small area
B. a large area
C. there is no relationship between the scale on a map and the size of the area shown
D. an unbalanced area
E. a great deal of weight
Question 180 (Multiple Choice Worth 0.55 points)
The Brazilian subregion with the most diversity in its European population is the:
A. South
B. Northeast
C. state of Sao Paulo
D. Interior
E. Amazonian North
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