Geography Finals Review Quiz

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a practice test for the geography honors semester 2 final

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Question 1

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The Ural Mountains are the physical dividing line between Asia and the Middle East.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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What are the regions of Europe? Select all that apply.
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  • European Center
  • Northern Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • European Core
  • Eastern Europe

Question 3

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Which one doesn't belong?
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  • Germany
  • France
  • Belgium
  • UK
  • Italy

Question 4

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Europe mainly has a mild climate
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Europe's harsher climates are in the lower latitudes.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Which one doesn't belong in Europe?
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  • Gulf Stream
  • North Atlantic Drift
  • North Pacific Drift

Question 7

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The westerlies are one of the factors in why Europe always has a mild climate.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Select the three major language families in Europe.
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  • Romance
  • Germanic
  • Slavic
  • Indo-European
  • Latin

Question 9

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Secularized means that the government is very religious.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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The rival plan to the Warsaw pact was the NATO alliance.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Sikh is a religion that fuses Christianity and Islam together
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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The caste system is a governmental hierarchy in India
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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The goal in buddhism is to attain nirvana.
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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Wet rice cultivation supports only small populations for a small amount of time.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Shifting cultivation is capable of 2-3 crops per year and can sustain large crops for a long time.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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During a monsoon the wind is land to water
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Asia has many different climates
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Globalization is the interconnecting of all the economies of the world and is a huge controversy
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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Which one doesn't belong.
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  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Hong Kong
  • China
  • Singapore

Question 20

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The green revolution used science to increase food yields and biotechnology.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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Pakistan is a potential new hearth for Al-qaida
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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What were the things that the Taliban has done? Select all that apply.
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  • 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

Question 23

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China joined the world trade organization in 1999.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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Kashmir is...(select all that apply)
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  • 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

Question 25

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The two major ethnic groups in Sri Lanka are the sinhalese and the tamils.
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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The tamils are the majority at 75% of the population
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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70% of India is "abjectly poor"
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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50% of India's population is under the age of 25
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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Which one doesn't belong?
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  • Increased use of fertilizers
  • more labor
  • spread of education
  • younger population
  • development of government extension institutions

Question 30

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which one doesn't belong?
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  • sell wives
  • sell kids
  • move
  • suicide

Question 31

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Rising sea levels are a huge problem is which two countries?
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  • Bangladesh
  • Thailand
  • Maldives
  • Indonesia

Question 32

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Myanmar was formerly called Burma.
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  • True
  • False

Question 33

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Indonesia has a strictly regulated internet and is very repressive.
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  • True
  • False

Question 34

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Aceh is a primarily muslim province in indonesia that wanted independence but was not granted it.
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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Papua is a province in indonesia that also wants independence and it was granted the ability to adopt islamic sharia law.
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  • True
  • False

Question 36

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Which one doesn't belong?
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  • AIDS
  • drugs
  • Myanmar
  • India
  • Laos

Question 37

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Name this country
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  • Uruguay
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Argentina

Question 38

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Name this country.
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  • Peru
  • Ecuador
  • Venezuela
  • Colombia

Question 39

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Name this country.
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  • Suriname
  • Guyana
  • French Guiana
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Question 40

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Select all that apply to the three gorges dam.
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  • flood control
  • Yangtze river
  • Sun Yat-Sen
  • Largest dam ever built
  • completed in 1998

Question 41

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The chiang-jiang water project was an attempt at evening out the distributions of water in Japan.
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  • True
  • False

Question 42

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Taiwan was Asia's 1st urban-industrial country
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  • True
  • False

Question 43

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Japan has a small middle class and a large lower class
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  • True
  • False

Question 44

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Japan is extremely homogenous
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  • True
  • False

Question 45

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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.
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  • True
  • False

Question 46

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75% of population of Peru lives in the altiplano.
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  • True
  • False

Question 47

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Which are the Andean countries? Select all that apply.
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  • Peru
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • Brazil
  • Chile

Question 48

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Bolivia is the poorest andean country.
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  • True
  • False

Question 49

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Uruguay was created as a...
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  • buffer state
  • new independent country of a native tribe
  • a colony of britain

Question 50

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Which one doesn't belong.
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  • Tierra templada
  • Tierra Fria
  • tierra caliente
  • tierra helado
  • tierra helada

Question 51

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What were the tribes in latin america prior to the europeans? Select all that apply.
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  • Mayans
  • Incas
  • Sioux
  • aztecs
  • tarascan
  • nazca
  • chibcha
  • teo
  • apalai

Question 52

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Mestizo is a person who is african and european.
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  • True
  • False

Question 53

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A mulatto is a person who is spanish and native american.
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  • True
  • False

Question 54

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Select all that are true about minifundia farms.
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  • 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

Question 55

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the Panama canal is a critical chokepoint.
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  • True
  • False

Question 56

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select all that is true about Latifundia land
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  • Run by aristocrats
  • run by poorer people
  • better land/ in the tierra templada, tierra caliente
  • poor land/ in the tierra fria, tierra helada
  • usually plantations
  • haciendas

Question 57

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tepuis are marble outcrops
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  • True
  • False

Question 58

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angel falls in the second highest water fall in the world
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  • True
  • False

Question 59

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El niño is when the winds blow east to west
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  • True
  • False

Question 60

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During El Niño ocean upwelling is suppressed
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  • True
  • False

Question 61

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Marginalization is the movement of poorer people to more rural, flat areas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 62

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haciendas are communal farmlands (for indian village farmlands)
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  • True
  • False

Question 63

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Belize is part of central america
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  • True
  • False

Question 64

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French Guyana is part of central america
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  • True
  • False

Question 65

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Middle america includes all of the central american countries and south america, but not mexico
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  • True
  • False

Question 66

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What are the four greater Antilles islands. Select all that apply.
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  • Cuba
  • Jamaica
  • Hispanola
  • Puerto Rico
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Guadelupe

Question 67

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Brazil is the worlds leader in Oil Production
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  • True
  • False

Question 68

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North Africa is from Western Sahara/Morocco to egypt
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  • True
  • False

Question 69

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Middle East is from the Arabian Peninsula to Afghanistan.
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  • True
  • False

Question 70

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The Malthusian Scenario apply to Africa because...
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  • 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

Question 71

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Fallow land is when you are not farming on the land
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  • True
  • False

Question 72

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The Berlin conference carved up Africa, but took in to account the old borders.
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  • True
  • False

Question 73

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The Russian Taiga is a dry, barren, plain
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  • True
  • False

Question 74

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USSR stands for
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  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • Union of Social Soviet Republics
  • Under Soviet Socialist Rule

Question 75

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Permafrost is when the ground is frozen
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  • True
  • False

Question 76

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Most of Russia has a tundra climate
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  • True
  • False

Question 77

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Region spans ___ time zones
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  • 5
  • 6
  • 14
  • 11

Question 78

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The Russian cross relates to Alcoholism
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  • True
  • False

Question 79

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Rivers formed natural passageways used for... (select all that apply)
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  • Trade
  • Swimming
  • Conquest
  • Colonization
  • Bathing
  • Fishing

Question 80

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The Volga-Don canal...
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  • 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

Question 81

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The west Siberian plain is one of the worlds flattest land areas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 82

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Scorched earth is when a country is willing to destroy their own land in order to get invaders to move
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  • True
  • False

Question 83

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The term glasnost refers to a restructuring economy
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  • True
  • False

Question 84

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The term perestroika refers to a open economy
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  • True
  • False

Question 85

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What were the 3 concentric spheres of geopolitical concern(select all that apply)
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  • 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

Question 86

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CIS stands for the common independent structure, referring to how Russia controls its economy
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  • True
  • False

Question 87

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"Loose nukes" refers to the theft of nuclear weapons
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  • True
  • False

Question 88

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Ukraine means "on the front"
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  • True
  • False

Question 89

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Chernobyl was the site of a nuclear power plant station explosion.
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  • True
  • False

Question 90

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Lake Baikal...(select all that apply)
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  • 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

Question 91

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The Aral sea is shrinking at an alarming rate
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  • True
  • False
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