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CMS6-Unit 2 Test Rev

CMS6-Unit 2-Europe Today Test Review

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How has climate affected where people in Russia live? Few people live in the Asian regions (Siberia) of Russia because of the cold climate.
How does the high literacy rate in Europe affect its economy and enhance the standard of living for its citizens? Europe’s high literacy rate contributes to its economic success and promotes a high standard of living.
How does the United Kingdom’s location in Europe affect trade? It allows for an easier movement of goods and services between other countries
You are part of a small group of wealthy landowning families that holds all of the political power in your nation. This small group makes all political decisions for your country.Which form of government do you have? Oligarchic
Which type of government would most likely abolish all opposing political parties, the direct election of leaders, and free speech? autocratic
In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? parliamentary democracy
All citizens participate equally in which type of government? Democracy
What is a basic way citizens of a democratic nation can influence the government? voting
You live in a small country ruled by one man, who is also the head of the military.People who criticize or protest against the government are jailed or executed. Which form of government best describes the government where you live? autocratic
In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? parliamentary democracy
Which best describes how a parliamentary democracy differs from a presidential democracy? The head of the government is a member of the legislature.
What is the leader of the Parliament in countries such as Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom is called? prime minister
As the leader of your political party, you were chosen to be the government by your co-workers in the legislature. Which form of government do you have? parliamentary
Which statement about the United Kingdom’s parliamentary system of government is correct? The prime minister is not directly chosen by voters
Russia has a type of government in which power is formally divided between one central authority and several regional authorities. Name the type of government. Federation
What is the main purpose of the European Union? Strengthen the economic, political, and defense ties of member nations.
What is an example of economic cooperation among European nations that occurred in the late 1900s? introduction of the Eurodollar
What is one of the goals of the European Union (EU), which was established in the 1990s? It is a system to remove tariff barriers and open trade between countries.
The European Union (EU) was established in the 1990s. Which of the following is a goal of the EU? to create a single European currency
How has the European Economic Community/European Union been a benefit to the countries that have joined it? The exchange of goods among the members has become easier.
What group was created in 1993 for the purpose of creating a single economic market in which there are no barriers to trade, services, or capital among the member states? European Union
The collapse of the Soviet Union led to ____________ as the people of East Germany demanded an end to communist rule and reunification with West Germany. German re-unification
Which of the following was a factor that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union? Mikhail Gorbachev assumed power in the USSR in 1985 and began a series of economic and political reforms,the USSR was experiencing hard economic times,The countries that made up the USSR began to declare their independence from Soviet control.
After WWII, the _______ divided Eastern and Western Europe. It was the result of deep disagreements between the USSR and the Western allies over the direction of rebuilding postwar Europe. Cold War
The horrifying period in history during World War II in which more than six million Jews were killed by the Nazis is remembered as the Holocaust
Which of these statements are true about (all 3) Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? All three are monotheistic (believe in one god), All three acknowledge Abraham as a patriarch (founder) of their faith, Each has a holy book.
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details form the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What is the relationship between the collapse of the Soviet Union, the reunification of Germany, and the end of the Cold War?
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details form the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How do the factors of climate, access to water, and natural resources affect where Europeans choose to live and work?
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details form the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What is the purpose of the European Union?
Locate on a map the major physical features of Europe:the Danube River,Rhine River,English Channel,Mediterranean Sea,European Plain,the Alps,Pyrenees,Ural Mountains,Iberian Peninsula, and the Scandinavian Peninsula. Locate on a map some of the major countries of Europe:Belgium,France,Germany,Italy, Poland,Russia,Spain,Ukraine,and the United Kingdom.
Created by: jpkelley