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In the Northern Europe subregion, which country, famous for its mobile phones, was ruled under the Swedish monarchy until 1809?
A. Finland
B. Estonia
C. Norway
D. Denmark
2.Which of the following countries has the highest number of Fortune 500 companies?
A. United States
B. Germany
C. Japan
D. France
3. Europeans’ desire for less control from a central government and greater local political autonomy is an example of
A. supranationalism.
B. decolonization.
C. separatism.
D. devolution.
4.The steppes of southern Russia, the African veldt, and the pampas of Argentina are good examples of _______ biomes.
A. tundra
B. grassland
C. desert
D. forest
5. With respect to industrial practices, the most polluted region of Russia is located around
A. Volgorad.
B. Lake Baikal.
C. Norlisk.
D. Moscow.
6. Atmosphere-ocean environments related to climate are produced by interactions of which of the following?
A. The atmosphere and hydrosphere
B. The lithosphere and hydrosphere
C. Tectonic plate interactions with the lithosphere and hydrosphere
D. The atmosphere, meteorology, and volcanic sub zero temperatures.
7. The position of a place north or south of the equator is measured in
A. terms proportional distance.
B. meridians of latitude.
C. terms of relative location.
D. degrees of latitude
8.Which of the following is the only global city in the region of Russia and its neighboring countries?
A. Tashkent
B. Moscow
C. Kiev
D. St. Petersburg
9. Upon the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in 1453, _______ was seen as the true inheritor of the Christian realm.
A. Ivan III (The Great)
B. Mikhail Romanov
C. Peter the Great
D. Catherine the Great
10. Which of the following rivers is the world’s busiest waterway?
A. Rhone
B. Danube
C. Rhine
D. Seine
11. In 2005, which two European groups rejected an EU treaty that would have provided for an EU constitution?
A. The Germans and the Dutch
B. The French and the Dutch
C. The Danes and the Irish
D. The French and the Irish
12. Which of the following was true of life in the USSR?
A. Although women were allowed to fly fighter planes during World War II, they were banned from ground combat.
B. Most physicians were women.
C. Women achieved equality at home, and husbands were expected to share domestic duties.
D. Women were a small minority among industrial and construction workers.
13.Which of the following best facilitates the building of ports?
A. Estuaries
B. Wetlands
C. Fjords
D. Bays
14.Economic growth that assures basic resources for future generations is associated with _______ human development.
A. modern
B. ecological
C. “growth pole”
D. sustainable
15. Which of the following is the dominant country of the Central Asian subregion?
A. Uzbekistan
B. Tajikistan
C. Turkmenistan
D. Kyrgyzstan
16. An activist who fights for people’s right to have a job that pays a living wage would most likely be identified as standing for _______ rights.
A. political
B. cultural
C. natural
D. social
17. After Stalin died in 1953, the number of people sent to the gulag
A. remained about the same.
B. decreased dramatically.
C. actually increased.
D. decreased slightly.
18. Which of the follow is a Slavic language?
A. Flemish
B. Polish
C. Romanian
D. Gaelic
19. The EU modified its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in an effort to reduce expensive and unwanted surpluses. This is an example of
A. specialization.
B. intensification.
C. concentration.
D. extensification.
20. The concept of the _______ of distance is illustrated by the fact that as cost increases with distance, interactions between people decrease.
A. relativity
B. friction
C. flexibility
D. erosion