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unit 8- ap human geo
test bank w/ answers !
|As a result of a 1979 Soviet invasion, what country generated one of the world's largest refugee migrations ?
|an area organized into an independent political unit is a
|a group of people who occupy a particular area and have a strong sense of unity based on a set of shared beliefs is a
|a state with control over its internal affairs has
|over the past half century, the number of sovereign states in the world
|increased by more than 100
|the world's largest state is
|Korea is a good example of a
|nation divided between more than one state
|Two cities in Morocco, Cueta and Melilla, are controlled by what country ?
|Which of the following is not true about both China and Taiwan ?
|Both now hold seats in the United Nations
|The Fertile Crescent
|all of the above
|the only large land mass not part of a sovereign state is
|The first states in ancient Mesopotamia were
|political unity in the ancient mediterranean world reached its height in
|the Roman Empire
|a territory tied to a state rather than being completely independent is a
|the first widespread use of the nation-state concept came in
|the attempt by one country to impose political control over another territory is
|the motives of european states in establishing colonies can be summarized as all but which of the following ?
|by 1900, the british could claim all but which of the following about their empire?
|their largest colonies had become independent by then
|the world's smallest colony is
|a state is a good example of
|an organized region
|a frontier, in contrast to a boundary,
|is an area rather than a line
|which shape most easily fosters the establishment of effective internal communications for a smaller state
|the germans established the proruption known as the Caprivi Strip in present day Namibia for which of the following reasons ?
|a,b and d
|a feature of the physical environment commonly used to separate states include all but which of the following ?
|the boundary between the United States and Canada is best described by which of the following ?
|boundaries were redrawn in much of Europe after World War 1 according to the
|distribution of languages
|the aozou strip is a good example of a
|the problems experienced by Cyprus during the past four decades include all but which of the following ?
|a partition of the island by the british as part of independence
|with the breakup of the soviet union, most russians
|are clustered in russia's western regions
|conflict is widespread in africa in part because
|european colonial powers drew inappropriate boundaries
|the kurds are a
|nationality divided among more than one state
|in 2002 the organization of african unity was replaced by
|the african union
|an increasing number of states have adopted a federal form of government primarily to
|satisfy the demands of competing nationalities
|what was a distinctive feature of the world's superpowers between the 1940's and 1980's compared to other eras ?
|the number of superpowers was much lower than in the past
|a state which places most power in the hands of a central government is a
|after the fall of communism, poland
|delegated more authority to local governments
|the border between germany and poland established after World War 2
|was further west than the boundary before World War 2.
|which of the following is not a member of the united nations ?
|the european union has
|promoted economic growth in western europe
|with the end of the cold war
|the european union has become the world's leading economic superpower
|there are soem extremely small states in the world that have all but which of the following characteristics
|most are in the southern hemisphere
|the british created different government structures for its various colonies to
|help protect the cultures in their territories
|the most populous colony is ruled by
|the united states
|elongated states may suffer from poor internal communication and difficulty defending its borders. Which of the following is not an elongated state ?
|terrorism differs from assassinations and other acts of political violence
|because attacks are aimed at ordinary people
|which of the following is not true of Al-Qaeda
|al-qaeda is a single unified organization
|cultural boundaries include all but which of the following ?
|states cooperate with each other for what kinds of reasons ?
|all of the above
|the united nations is primarily what kind of cooperative effort ?
|all of the above
|NAFTA is primarily what kind of cooperative effort ?