APU GEOG101 QUIZ 2

APU GEOG101 QUIZ 2

Subject: Geography    / General Geography
Question

Question 1 of 25

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________ is the Discontinuous North’s largest country in termsof both population (9.4 million) and territory.

A.Denmark

B.Sweden

C.Norway

D.Finland

E.Iceland

Question 2 of 25

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The majority of Russia falls within the humid cold climate region. In the Köppen-Geiger classification scheme, this is signified by the letter:

A.A

B.B

C.C

D.D

E.E

Question 3 of 25

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__________ forces are divisive to a nation.

A.situational

B.centripetal

Correct C.centrifugal

D.charismatic

E.disparitic

Question 4 of 25

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Economically, Northern and Southern Italy are divided by the:

A.Alps

B.Appennines

C.Po River

.Ancona Line

E.Strait of Gibraltar

Question 5 of 25

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The international community recognizes which government on Cyprus?

A.Greek Cypriot

B.Turkish Cypriot

C.Islamic

D.Maltese

E.Ottoman

Question 6 of 25

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Which of the following cities is located in Italy’s and Europe’s core area?

A.Milan

B.Rome

C.Barcelona

D.Naples

E.Geneva

Question 7 of 25

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The administrative headquarters of the European Union is located in:

A.Geneva

B.Paris

C.Brussels

D.Strasbourg

E.Luxembourg

Question 8 of 25

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The North European Lowland:

A.contains the mountain ranges of the Alps

B.is the most densely populated of Europe’s landscape regions

C.does not include southeastern England

D.contains the plains of Greece

E.has historically functioned as a barrier to contact and communication due to its marshy conditions

Question 9 of 25

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The conurbation centered by London lies within which of the following regions?

A.Southern England

B.Northern England

C.Scotland

D.Wales

E.Western Europe

Question 10 of 25

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The Mediterranean island contested by both Greece and Turkey is:

A.Cyprus

B.Crete

C.Malta

D.Sicily

E.Sardinia

Question 11 of 25

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The Danube River empties into which sea?

A.Adriatic

B.Mediterranean

C.Aegean

D.Black

E.Baltic

Question 12 of 25

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The Povolzhye has been helped by all of the following except the:

A.Volga-Don Canal

B.large petroleum reserves

C.Volga River

D.Virgin Lands Scheme

E.distance from European conflicts

Question 13 of 25

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The term _________ refers to a huge state farm and literally “a grain and meat factory” in which agricultural efficiency through mechanization and minimum labor requirements should be at its peak.

A.kuzbas

B.sovkhoz

C.okrug

D.taiga

E.oblast

Question 14 of 25

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Which of the following is true?

A.Climate refers to current conditions at a given location

B.Weather refers to long term average conditions

C.Russia’s climate may be described as dominated by C climates

D.Climate refers to long term average conditions

E.Russia has no E climates

Question 15 of 25

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The mountain chain in west-central Russia that is sometimes regarded as the “boundary” between Europe and Asia is known as the:

A.Western Uplands

B.Urals

C.Caucasus

D.Central Asiatic Ranges

E.Carpathians

Question 16 of 25

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The population of Northern Ireland:

A.is not part of the European Union

B.is made up of refugees from Wales

Correct C.is politically dominated by Protestants

D.is not part of the United Kingdom

E.produced the Celtic Tiger phenomenon

Question 17 of 25

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The vegetation on a higher-latitude treeless plain (mostly mosses, lichens, and sparse grasses) is known as:

A.taiga

B.oligarctic

biomass

C.permafrost D.tundra

E.steppe

Question 18 of 25

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This exclave of Armenia is 75 percent Armenian, but is located within Muslim Azerbaijan.

A.Georgia

B.Chechnya

C.Abkhazia

D.Nagorno-Karabakh

E.Kurdistan

Question 19 of 25

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Which of the following cities is the leading oil center in Azerbaijan?

A.Sakhalin

B.Novorossiysk

C.Baki (Baku)

D.Groznyy

E.Ceyhan

Question 20 of 25

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The major river in western Germany, which enters the North Sea through the Netherlands and which passes through the Ruhr is the:

A.Rhône

B.Danube

C.Elbe

D.Rhine

E.Po

Question 21 of 25

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Which Nordic European city serves as a break of bulk, or entrepôt, city?

A.Stockholm

B.Copenhagen

C.Oslo

D.Reykjavik

E.Helsinki

Question 22 of 25

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Which of the following statements is true?

A.Paris initially benefited from an excellent site.

B.Paris initially benefited from an excellent situation.

C.The site of Paris is far inferior to that of any other French city.

D.Situation refers to the local physical attributes of a place.

E.Both A and B are true

Question 23 of 25

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The Soviet planners called their system a ____________.

A.Concentration

B.Federation

C.Functionalist

D.Country

E.Landscape

Question 24 of 25

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Persistently frozen ground is known as:

A.taiga

B.whitesoil

C.permafrost

D.tundra

E.steppe

Question 25 of 25

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A country’s leading urban center that is disproportionately large and exceptionally expressive of national feelings, such as Paris is to France, is known as the country’s:

A.core city

B.primate city

C.entrepot

D.functional region

E.conurbation

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