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GSE Unit 2 Test Revi

GSE Unit 2 Test Review

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The main purpose of the European Union is to Strengthen the economic, political, and defense ties of member nations.
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 (island) affect trade? It allows for an easier movement of goods and services between other countries.
How has climate affected where people in Russia live? Few people live in the Asian regions (Siberia) of Russia because of the cold climate.
This 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 European Union (EU) was established in the 1990s. Which of the following is a goal of the EU? to create a single European currency
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.
An example of economic cooperation among European nations that occurred in the late 1900s was the introduction of the Euro(dollar)
The primary cause of Germany’s acid rain is emissions from its many _______ power plants. coal-burning
This results when noxious gases – such as carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide – combine with water molecules in clouds. When these clouds burst, the rain released is toxic. acid rain
Acid Rain is a major environmental concern in which of the following countries of Europe? Germany
Which of the following is not a measure taken by the U.K. to decrease air pollution: requiring people to walk to work
London, England, the capital of the United Kingdom, has some of the worst ____ pollution of any major city in Europe. air
Air pollution is a major environmental concern in which of the following countries of Europe? the United Kingdom
After 1986, Chernobyl, Ukraine, was abandoned. What caused the people to abandon this city? The nuclear power plant exploded and radiation levels were unsafe.
Which word has the same meaning as the economic term "tariff"? tax
Which trade barrier discourages trade by placing a tax on foreign goods? Tariff
The United Kingdom Customs Service has found toxic lead-based paint in toys imported from a Chinese toy-making company. What type of trade barrier would guarantee that no child in the United Kingdom would be exposed to the deadly lead-based paint? embargo
What is the purpose of a tariff, such as a protective tariff? to increase the prices of imported goods and protect a country's own industries from foreign competition
To produce a good or a service, four factors of production are needed—natural resources , human resources , capital resources , and entrepreneurship. A popcorn stand and a popcorn popper are examples of which factor of production? capital resources
“Our workers must be prepared for the high-tech jobs of the 21st century. My plan will give incentives to companies who provide technology education and training for their employees.” The Prime Minister’s plan is based on the conclusion that: an investment in human capital will increase the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)
“Our workers must be prepared for the high-tech jobs of the 21st century. My plan will give incentives to companies who invest in new computers and wireless communications systems.” The Prime Minister’s plan is based on the conclusion that: An investment in capital goods will increase the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)
Constructed Response- Directions: Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. A. How do the factors of climate, access to water, and natural resources affect where Europeans choose to live and work?
Constructed Response- Directions: Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What is the purpose of the European Union?
Constructed Response- Directions: Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What are the causes, effects, and solutions for Europe’s major environmental concerns (acid rain in Germany, and air pollution in England)?
Constructed Response- Directions: Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How do trade barriers (tariffs, quotas, and embargoes) hinder voluntary trade from occurring between countries?
Matching - Directions: Locate on the map the letters representing major physical features and countries of Europe. Click on the answer that correctly identifies its location: the Danube River/ Rhine River/ English Channel/ Mediterranean Sea/ European Plain/ the Alps/Pyrenees/ Ural Mountains
Matching - Directions: Locate on the map the letters representing major physical features and countries of Europe. Click on the answer that correctly identifies its location: Iberian Peninsula/ Scandinavian Peninsula/ Belgium/ France/ Germany/ Italy/ Poland/ Russia/ Spain/ Ukraine/ and United Kingdom.
What languages are from the language of the ancient Roman Empire? French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese
What is monotheism? belief in one God
How are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam similar? They each worship only one god.
Which of the following statements BEST explains why the United Kingdom is a leader in world trade? It is an island with a mild climate located near many other countries.
Why is the area along the Rhine River heavily populated? The Rhine makes trade and transportation throughout Germany easier.
Why are Russians unable to take advantage of Russia’s long coastline for trade and transportation? freezing temperatures and frozen water
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