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1. As of the year 2009, how many people around the globe lived outside their country of birth?
D. 200 million
2. Serbian nationalists adopted which of the following terms to rationalize their actions during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina?
C. Ethnic cleansing
3. Which of the following is the only global city in the region of Russia and its neighboring countries?
B. Moscow
4. Which of the following is the dominant country of the Central Asian subregion?
B. Turkmenistan
5. The EU modified its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in an effort to reduce expensive and unwanted surpluses. This is an example of
C. extensification.
6. Which of the following countries has the highest number of Fortune 500 companies?
B. United States
7. In the Northern Europe subregion, which country, famous for its mobile phones, was ruled under the Swedish monarchy until 1809?
B. Finland
8. Which of the following best facilitates the building of ports?
D. Bays
9. In general, the most materially advanced and developed countries are focused on extensive development of the _______ sector of their economy.
D. secondary
10. The nation-state concept originated in which of the following countries?
B. France
11. Which of the following was true of life in the USSR?
C. Most physicians were women.
12. Atmosphere-ocean environments related to climate are produced by interactions of which of the following?
A. The atmosphere and hydrosphere
13. Which of the follow is a Slavic language?
A. Polish
14. Economic growth that assures basic resources for future generations is associated with _______ human development.
A. sustainable
15. In Russia, which of the following occurred after the global financial crisis in 1998?
A. Russia became a major exporter of grain after 2001.
16. In 2005, which two European groups rejected an EU treaty that would have provided for an EU constitution?
D. The Germans and the Dutch
17. With respect to industrial practices, the most polluted region of Russia is located around
C. Norlisk.
18. Upon the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in 1453, _______ was seen as the true inheritor
of the Christian realm.
D. Ivan III (The Great)
19. Which of the following rivers is the world’s busiest waterway?
D. Rhine
20. After Stalin died in 1953, the number of people sent to the gulag
D. decreased dramatically.