Human Geo unit 8 test 4

Question 1 of 56

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The best example of a state among the following is

Select one of the following:

  • A mountainous region inhabited by heterogeneous ethnicities and divided up administratively among various independant countries

  • A mountainous region inhabited by heterogeneous ethnicities which share responsibility for maintaining an independent government and a standing army

  • A group of islands inhabited by a homogenous ethnicity, although the westernmost islands pertain to the territory of one country whereas the easternmost islands pertain to another country

  • a mountainous region inhabited by a mixture of peoples but inhabited by a european nation-state

  • an island with a long history of self-rule and a homogenous ethnic identity, although the island has been under the control of a colonial power for the last 30 years

Question 2 of 56

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Which of the following is an example of an enclave in the United States?

Select one of the following:

  • Colorado

  • Washington DC

  • Alaska

  • Florida

  • California

Question 3 of 56

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The Kurds are

Select one of the following:

  • the majority population of Iraq

  • a multinational state

  • trying to unite with Turkey

  • divided among more than one state

  • a religious minority in the Middle East

Question 4 of 56

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What type of border dispute is this?
Canada and the United States are historic allies but disagree on how to implement a plan for a "secure and smart border" that would protect against terrorists attacks while 200,000 vehicles cross the border each day, mostly trucks involved in a steady stream of trade. Agreements must be made on whether or not to inspect each truck and how to track the flow of individuals back and forth along the 4,000-mile border

Select one of the following:

  • functional/operational dispute

  • resource dispute

  • religious dispute

  • ethnic dispute

  • positional/locational dispute

Question 5 of 56

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The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves is known as

Select one of the following:

  • nationalism

  • universal suffrage

  • self determination

  • sovereignty

  • centripetal determination

Question 6 of 56

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Which of the following is the best example of a core area for an entire state?

Select one of the following:

  • St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Japan's Kanto Plain

  • Lagos, Nigeria

  • Brasilia, Brazil

  • Washington, D.C.

Question 7 of 56

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Which shape most easily fosters the establishment of effective internal communications for a smaller state?

Select one of the following:

  • Prolonged

  • Compact

  • Prorupted

  • Elongated

  • Fragmented

Question 8 of 56

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The most fragmented Southeast Asian state is

Select one of the following:

  • Malaysia

  • Thailand

  • Indonesia

  • Brunei

  • East Timor

Question 9 of 56

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Cultural Boundaries include all but which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • religious

  • linguistic

  • geomorphic

  • ethnic

  • geometric

Question 10 of 56

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Which of the following nations is considered a stateless-nation?

Select one of the following:

  • Jewish

  • French

  • Spanish

  • Polish

  • Kurdish

Question 11 of 56

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An example of a modern day city-state is

Select one of the following:

  • Panama Canal

  • Singapore

  • German

  • Paris

  • New York

Question 12 of 56

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The two Germanys

Select one of the following:

  • were divided by proto-Germanic languages

  • were divided by economic and cultural boundaries until 1871

  • were on opposite banks of the Rhine River

  • are the newest UN member states in Europe

  • existed separately from 1949 to 1990

Question 13 of 56

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Which of the following is the best description of the geographic distribution of power within states today?

Select one of the following:

  • states with confederal systems are about equal in number to states with unitary systems

  • most states are federal systems

  • most states are confederal systems

  • most states are unitary sysyems

  • states with federal systems are about equal in number to states with unitary systems

Question 14 of 56

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Which two countries are not members of the European Union?

Select one of the following:

  • Portugal and Austria

  • Finland and Sweden

  • Germany and Denmark

  • Spain and France

  • Norway and Switzerland

Question 15 of 56

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The world's largest state is

Select one of the following:

  • Canada

  • Russia

  • Alaska

  • India

  • China

Question 16 of 56

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key challenges to establishing a representative government in Iraq after Saddam Hussein are

Select one of the following:

  • sectarian conflict between the Shiite and Sunni muslims

  • Al-Qaeda insurgents opposed to a secular state with US ties

  • tribal and ethnic differences between provinces

  • geometric boundaries established by British and French treaties

  • all of these

Question 17 of 56

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The United Nations is primarily what kind of cooperative effort?

Select one of the following:

  • cultural

  • environmental

  • military

  • economic

  • political

Question 18 of 56

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The boundaries between which set of countries were established primarily to separate different religions?

Select one of the following:

  • France and Germany

  • India and Pakistan

  • Russia and Ukraine

  • Libya and Chad

  • Mexico and the United States

Question 19 of 56

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Which of the following states use desert as a boundary?

Select one of the following:

  • Iraq and Kuwait

  • Turkey and Syria

  • China and India

  • Canada and the United States

  • Brazil and Peru

Question 20 of 56

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A true nation-state

Select one of the following:

  • is relatively uncommon

  • is best exemplified by the United States

  • gives sovereignty to each nation within its borders

  • often contains two or more sizable nations within it

  • is best exemplified by France

Question 21 of 56

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Over the past half century, the number of sovereign states in the world

Select one of the following:

  • has decreased by a couple of dozen

  • has remained approximately the same

  • has increased by more than a thousand

  • has increased by a couple of dozen

  • has increased by more than a hundred

Question 22 of 56

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Terrorism differs from assassinations and other acts of political violence because

Select one of the following:

  • attacks are aimed at military targets or political leaders

  • attacks are aimed at ordinary people

  • attacks use only personal and improvised weapons

  • attacks are typically made without regard for political goals

  • attacks are never well coordinated

Question 23 of 56

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The boundary between the US and Canada is best described by which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • water and linguistic

  • mountain and water

  • water and geometric

  • geometric only

  • linguistic and religious

Question 24 of 56

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To be considered a nation, a group of people must

Select one of the following:

  • be sovereign and self-determined

  • share a sense of nationalism

  • share cultural elements like religion, language, history, and politics

  • reside in the same territory

  • have their own country

Question 25 of 56

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Which of the following states have and enclave?

Select one of the following:

  • Brazil

  • Italy

  • Egypt

  • Australia

  • France

Question 26 of 56

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Of the following , the United States is best characterized as a

Select one of the following:

  • nation-state

  • monarchy

  • confederation

  • supranational organization

  • republic

Question 27 of 56

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A Southeast Asian country with a partly elongated or prorupted state is

Select one of the following:

  • Thailand

  • Cambodia

  • Pakistan

  • Indonesia

  • China

Question 28 of 56

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Neocolonialism

Select one of the following:

  • allows core states to continue exploiting periphery states

  • pre-dates European interest in North America

  • peaked near the end of the 19th century

  • is still relevant in Africa, but not in other parts of the southern hemisphere

  • has in general been anticapitalist

Question 29 of 56

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Which of the following is not one of the states that formed from the Soviet Union after its breakup?

Select one of the following:

  • Kazakhstan

  • Chechnya

  • Russia

  • Estonia

  • Ukraine

Question 30 of 56

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Which of the following is not true of al-Qaeda?

Select one of the following:

  • finance, media, legal-religious policy and military committees report to a council called Majis al Shura

  • Al-Qaeda has been implicated in several bombings since the attack on the US in 2001

  • Al-Qaeda grew out of the war against the soviet union in afghanistan

  • Most al-Qaeda members have lived in ordinary society, supporting themselves with jobs or crime

  • Al-Qaeda is a single unified organization

Question 31 of 56

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In the 1980s, the US send bombers to attack ___ in a failed attempt to kill colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi, in retribution for his country's support of terrorism

Select one of the following:

  • Iran

  • Egypt

  • Israel

  • Libya

  • Iraq

Question 32 of 56

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Halford Mackinder, developer of the heartland theory, thought that this country was most likely to make a bid for world domination:

Select one of the following:

  • The United States

  • Russia

  • Britain

  • Japan

  • France

Question 33 of 56

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Despite the independence of India, Rwanda, and Algeria, the continuing effects of colonialism are still seen in

Select one of the following:

  • the loss of all cultural identity

  • the large secondary (manufacturing) sector of the economy

  • their incorporation into the world system core

  • English as the official language or lingua franca

  • violent conflicts involving territory and power

Question 34 of 56

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Which of the following pairs best represent nation-states?

Select one of the following:

  • India and Russia

  • the Basque region and Kurdistan

  • Japan and Iceland

  • the United States and Canada

Question 35 of 56

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A region that historically is caught between stronger colliding external forces. The region is often shattered and splintered politically and ethnically. This is an example of a(n)

Select one of the following:

  • primate state

  • shatterbelt

  • core

  • periphery

  • insurgent state

Question 36 of 56

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The fall of the Berlin Wall symbolizes the

Select one of the following:

  • triumph of capitalism over communism

  • the end of the cold war

  • beginning of the "new world order"

  • all of these answers

Question 37 of 56

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With globalization and the increasing importance of trade-facilitating organizations, states are

Select one of the following:

  • growing as containers of political and economic power

  • becoming irrelevant

  • disappearing

  • trying to spread the benefits of globalization

  • becoming sites of transnational flows and connections

Question 38 of 56

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A state with control over its internal affairs has

Select one of the following:

  • ethnicity

  • centripetal forces

  • nationality

  • suffrage

  • sovereignty

Question 39 of 56

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An area organized into an independent political unit is a

Select one of the following:

  • nation

  • colony

  • territory

  • nationality

  • state

Question 40 of 56

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The heartland theory held that

Select one of the following:

  • sea power was the dominant form of military advantage

  • Britain should give its colonies independence

  • North America was the best place from which to launch a campaign for world domination

  • all of these

  • none of these

Question 41 of 56

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Which of the following is NOT a land-locked state?

Select one of the following:

  • Nepal

  • Rwanda

  • South Africa

  • Mongolia

  • Uzbekistan

Question 42 of 56

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Which of the following is considered a sovereign state?

Select one of the following:

  • Alaska

  • Spratly Islands

  • Antarctica

  • India

  • Hong Kong

Question 43 of 56

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Which of the following is NOT an example of supranationalism?

Select one of the following:

  • the United Nations

  • Russia

  • the Arab League

  • the Organization of American States

  • the European Union

Question 44 of 56

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During which time period were the most new states created in the world?

Select one of the following:

  • 1945-2000

  • 1900-1925

  • 1750-1825

  • 1825-1900

  • 1925-1945

Question 45 of 56

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Which of the following is true for land-locked states?

Select one of the following:

  • relations with their neighbors are not as important as for maritime countries

  • they are likely to be the wealthiest state in their region

  • there are more land-locked states in the world than maritime states

  • interior locations are more difficult to defend

  • they are at a commercial and strategic disadvantage

Question 46 of 56

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With a few small exceptions, the countries of the European Union share all of the following except

Select one of the following:

  • an EU court system

  • a European Union constitution

  • free movement of goods, services, and people across their boundaries

  • an EU parliament

  • a common currency

Question 47 of 56

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Which cultural hearth is credited with the creation of city-states, which eventually led to the creation of the concept of nation-state?

Select one of the following:

  • Mayan

  • Greece

  • Roman Empire

  • Mesopotamia

  • Northern India

Question 48 of 56

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In which form of government is significant power given to smaller units of government within the state?

Select one of the following:

  • organic state

  • democratic state

  • confederate state

  • federal state

  • unitary state

Question 49 of 56

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The recent fragmentation of a region into smaller political units is known as

Select one of the following:

  • politicization of religion

  • irredentism

  • perforation

  • balkanization

  • proruption

Question 50 of 56

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According to Halford Mackinder's Heartland Theory, the 'geographical pivot' from which world conquest could be controlled includes the area of

Select one of the following:

  • the Arabian peninsula

  • Eurasia, including Iran, Afghanistan, and Central Asia

  • Europe from Italy to Holland

  • Southeast Asia, including Indonesia

  • North America from Chicago to Montreal to Washington, DC

Question 51 of 56

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The best example of a nation among the following is

Select one of the following:

  • a group of islands inhabited by a homogenous ethnicity, although the westernmost islands pertain to the territory of one country whereas the other islands pertain to another country

  • a mountainous region inhabited by heterogeneous ethnicities and divided up administratively between various independent countries

  • a mountainous region inhabited by heterogeneous ethnicities which share responsibility for maintaining an independent government and standing army

  • a mountainous region inhabited by a mixture of peoples but recently colonized by a european nation-state

Question 52 of 56

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The type of boundary line is established before an area is well populated

Select one of the following:

  • natural boundary

  • geometric boundary

  • linguistic boundary

  • antecendent boundary

  • subsequent boundaries

Question 53 of 56

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The boundary between Argentina and Chile is an example of a

Select one of the following:

  • cultural frontier

  • physical boundary

  • perforated boundary

  • geometric boundary

  • prorupted boundary

Question 54 of 56

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Which type of countries usually encompass diverse types of climates, resources, and peoples?

Select one of the following:

  • elongated

  • perforated

  • fragmented

  • compact

  • prorupt

Question 55 of 56

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A federal state (or federation) is one in which

Select one of the following:

  • administered by the Federal government, like Washington, DC

  • countries unite toward a common economic, or sometimes military, goal

  • local units of government work to adopt uniform rules and regulations

  • government power and control is centralized

  • government power is dispersed to local units

Question 56 of 56

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Drawing from social darwinism, Friedrich Ratzel's model of the state- in which state growth and change were 'natural' and inevitable- portrayed the state as a

Select one of the following:

  • soldier

  • snowball

  • volcano

  • biological organsim

  • religion

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