The Ural Mountains are the physical dividing line between Asia and the Middle East.
What are the regions of Europe? Select all that apply.
Which one doesn't belong?
Europe mainly has a mild climate
Europe's harsher climates are in the lower latitudes.
Which one doesn't belong in Europe?
North Atlantic Drift
North Pacific Drift
The westerlies are one of the factors in why Europe always has a mild climate.
Select the three major language families in Europe.
Secularized means that the government is very religious.
The rival plan to the Warsaw pact was the NATO alliance.
Sikh is a religion that fuses Christianity and Islam together
The caste system is a governmental hierarchy in India
The goal in buddhism is to attain nirvana.
Wet rice cultivation supports only small populations for a small amount of time.
Shifting cultivation is capable of 2-3 crops per year and can sustain large crops for a long time.
During a monsoon the wind is land to water
Asia has many different climates
Globalization is the interconnecting of all the economies of the world and is a huge controversy
Which one doesn't belong.
The green revolution used science to increase food yields and biotechnology.
Pakistan is a potential new hearth for Al-qaida
What were the things that the Taliban has done? Select all that apply.
Overthrew communist government in Afghanistan
imposed a strict islamic law
helped Al-Qa'ida with 9/11
Overthrew communist in Pakistan
Trained the people who bombed the Boston marathon
China joined the world trade organization in 1999.
Kashmir is...(select all that apply)
A disputed province between India and Afghanistan.
A disputed province between India and Pakistan
contains upper portion of the Neelam River
Population is mainly muslim, but controlled by hindu indians
The two major ethnic groups in Sri Lanka are the sinhalese and the tamils.
The tamils are the majority at 75% of the population
70% of India is "abjectly poor"
50% of India's population is under the age of 25
Increased use of fertilizers
spread of education
development of government extension institutions
which one doesn't belong?
Rising sea levels are a huge problem is which two countries?
Myanmar was formerly called Burma.
Indonesia has a strictly regulated internet and is very repressive.
Aceh is a primarily muslim province in indonesia that wanted independence but was not granted it.
Papua is a province in indonesia that also wants independence and it was granted the ability to adopt islamic sharia law.
Name this country
Name this country.
Trinidad and Tobago
Select all that apply to the three gorges dam.
Largest dam ever built
completed in 1998
The chiang-jiang water project was an attempt at evening out the distributions of water in Japan.
Taiwan was Asia's 1st urban-industrial country
Japan has a small middle class and a large lower class
Japan is extremely homogenous
The DMZ is a line a the 50th parallel and was a permanent boundary between North and South Korea that was put in place by the US.
75% of population of Peru lives in the altiplano.
Which are the Andean countries? Select all that apply.
Bolivia is the poorest andean country.
Uruguay was created as a...
new independent country of a native tribe
a colony of britain
What were the tribes in latin america prior to the europeans? Select all that apply.
Mestizo is a person who is african and european.
A mulatto is a person who is spanish and native american.
Select all that are true about minifundia farms.
smaller holdings of land
larger holdings of land
usually rely on subsistence agriculture
high quality land
low quality land
poor people run it
wealthier people run it
the Panama canal is a critical chokepoint.
select all that is true about Latifundia land
Run by aristocrats
run by poorer people
better land/ in the tierra templada, tierra caliente
poor land/ in the tierra fria, tierra helada
tepuis are marble outcrops
angel falls in the second highest water fall in the world
El niño is when the winds blow east to west
During El Niño ocean upwelling is suppressed
Marginalization is the movement of poorer people to more rural, flat areas.
haciendas are communal farmlands (for indian village farmlands)
Belize is part of central america
French Guyana is part of central america
Middle america includes all of the central american countries and south america, but not mexico
What are the four greater Antilles islands. Select all that apply.
Brazil is the worlds leader in Oil Production
North Africa is from Western Sahara/Morocco to egypt
Middle East is from the Arabian Peninsula to Afghanistan.
The Malthusian Scenario apply to Africa because...
There is a population growth is 3% and the food is at a 2%, creating a 1% gap
There is a population growth is 4% and the food is at a 3%, creating a 1% gap
There is a population growth is 3% and the food is at a 1%, creating a 2% gap
Fallow land is when you are not farming on the land
The Berlin conference carved up Africa, but took in to account the old borders.
The Russian Taiga is a dry, barren, plain
USSR stands for
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Union of Social Soviet Republics
Under Soviet Socialist Rule
Permafrost is when the ground is frozen
Most of Russia has a tundra climate
Region spans ___ time zones
The Russian cross relates to Alcoholism
Rivers formed natural passageways used for... (select all that apply)
The Volga-Don canal...
has 13 locks
is a major link to the inland waterway system
connected the white sea and the baltic sea with the black sea and the caspian sea
Connected the black sea and the white sea with the baltic sea and caspian sea
has 19 locks
The west Siberian plain is one of the worlds flattest land areas.
Scorched earth is when a country is willing to destroy their own land in order to get invaders to move
The term glasnost refers to a restructuring economy
The term perestroika refers to a open economy
What were the 3 concentric spheres of geopolitical concern(select all that apply)
The unity of Russia itself
The control of Oil
Russias relationships with its former countries
Relationships between this region and the rest of the world
Relationships with the UN
CIS stands for the common independent structure, referring to how Russia controls its economy
"Loose nukes" refers to the theft of nuclear weapons
Ukraine means "on the front"
Chernobyl was the site of a nuclear power plant station explosion.
Lake Baikal...(select all that apply)
Deepest body of freshwater in the world
Deepest body of saltwater in the world
More than 4 miles deep in some places
more than 1 mile deep in some places
Contains 1/5 of the worlds unfrozen freshwater
3rd oldest lake in the world
The Aral sea is shrinking at an alarming rate