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geography exam2

Geography test

QuestionAnswer
What region in Europe provided important raw materials for the industrial revolution? Central Uplands
Which of the following is not in the Alpine Mountains of Europe? Andes
Which of the following is not an important river of the North European Lowland? Pirahna River
Which of the following best characterized the European Union? Spain, France, Germany, 27 member states
Which of the following is a former colonial possession of France? Vietnam
Which of the following is not a part of the United Kingdom? Republic of Ireland
Which of the following is not a a characteristic of the industrial revolution? Not beginning of 1900
What is the largest Nordic country? Sweden
True or false, Poland is noted for pristine rivers and an environmental success story since the end of the cold war. false
Which of the following was an important problem faced by Bosnia-Herzegovina and addressed by the world community? Ethnic cleansing
Which of the following is the largest in terms of area? Russia
Which russian mountain range divides Europe from Asia? Ural and Causas
What is Russia's most important river? Bolga
Which of the following contains 20% of the world's fresh water? Lake baikal
Which of the following best characterizes where tundra grows? Polar regions
Which of the following best characterizes Russia's population? Decreasing 130 million
Which of the following is Russia's largest city? Moscow
Located in Turkmenistan, which of the following is one of the world's worst environmental disasters? Aral Sea
What percentage of Egypt's population live within 12 miles of the Nile River? 95%
Which of the following is the most important dam on the Nile river? Aswan Dam
True or false, Dam building is good for the environment because it provides a clean source of electricity? True
Which of the following is an important canal in Egypt? Suez
About how many Muslims are there in the world today? 1.4 billion
What group constitutes the majority of Muslims? Sunni
What is another name for a large region of northern africa? de
Which of the following is only 8 miles from Spain? Africa
What country holds the largest oil reserve? Saudi Arabia
Which of the following is an important holy place of Islam? Meca and Medina
Which of the following is an important choke point potentially controlled by Iran? Strait Hormuz
Which of the following is not a member of the Axis of Evil? Afghanistan
True or False, Africa is noted for impressive mountain ranges. False
Which of the following is not one of Africa's important religions? Buddhism
What was the first European group to exploit Africa? Potugese
About how many people were kidnapped and exported from Africa as slaves? 11-13 million
Which of the following has been prevalent in Africasince the end of colonialism? Ethnic civil wars
Lennin is most closely associated wit what? communism
Who were Bolsheviks? Opposed the war
Russia has important quantities of which of the following natural resources? Oil
Which of the following is not a former Russian republic? Kosavo
Which of the following best characterizes Islam in North Africa? Very important, dominant
Which of the following is not an important religion of Southwest Asia? Hinduism
The most important aspect if the economy in southwest asia is Oil
which of the following was the most important occupation in Southwest Asia before 1920? Nomadic Herding
Which of the following forms the root of sub-Saharan African poverty? Colonialism
What is the highest place in Africa? Mt. Kilamajaro
True or false, Islamic Africans aided the slave trade? True
Which of the following is the leading cause of death in Africa? Infectious Disease, Paristetic
What is the belief that inanimate objects have a spirit? Animalism
Created by: nissam8