Geo 200 Module 1 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Over half of Canadian exports go to
    • A. 

      The United States.

    • B. 

      Great Britain.

    • C. 

      France.

    • D. 

      Japan.


  • 2. 
    By 1990, ____________ had become the largest source region of immigrants to the United States. 
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Mexico


  • 3. 
    What was the purpose of the North America Act of 1867?
    • A. 

      Extend voting rights to non-white Canadians

    • B. 

      Unify the former French Canadian possessions with British

    • C. 

      Creation of the Dominion of Canada

    • D. 

      Transfer ownership of Alaska to the United States

    • E. 

      Abolish slavery in Canada


  • 4. 
    The _____________ imposed quotas on the numbers of new immigrants who would be allowed to enter the United States.
    • A. 

      Hart-Cellar Act

    • B. 

      Wilson-Miller Act

    • C. 

      Johnson-Reed Act


  • 5. 
    Europeanization of North America between 1500 and 1700 was a complex process but did not involve the country of
    • A. 

      Britain.

    • B. 

      Spain.

    • C. 

      France.

    • D. 

      The Netherlands.

    • E. 

      Portugal.


  • 6. 
    Between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, the Sunbelt experienced a population increase of nearly
    • A. 

      98%.

    • B. 

      57%.

    • C. 

      24%.

    • D. 

      10%.


  • 7. 
    Approximately what percentage of Americans and Canadians had some access to the Internet in 2008?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      Nearly 100%


  • 8. 
    About 25% of Canada's population is of __________ ancestry.
    • A. 

      Asian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Native American

    • D. 

      French

    • E. 

      British


  • 9. 
    Most of the migrants to the United States in the first large wave were from
    • A. 

      Europe.

    • B. 

      North Africa.

    • C. 

      The Middle East.

    • D. 

      Germany and France.

    • E. 

      Southeast Asia.


  • 10. 
    Which is the largest religious group within the United States?
    • A. 

      Baptists

    • B. 

      Roman Catholics

    • C. 

      Evangelicals

    • D. 

      Lutherans

    • E. 

      Episcopalians


  • 11. 
    The best estimate of the percentage of Americans living in poverty in 2007 is
    • A. 

      1 to 5%.

    • B. 

      6 to 10%

    • C. 

      10 to 15%

    • D. 

      15 to 25%

    • E. 

      Greater than 25%


  • 12. 
    From 1860 to 1920, the predominant migration pattern within the United States was
    • A. 

      Rural to urban.

    • B. 

      Urban to rural.

    • C. 

      Urban to suburban.

    • D. 

      Suburban to urban.


  • 13. 
    The western coastal formation of North America sits along the fault line of two active crustal plates, the __________ and the Juan de Fuca Plate.
    • A. 

      Canadian Plate

    • B. 

      Interior Plate

    • C. 

      California Plate

    • D. 

      Pacific Plate


  • 14. 
    The first inhabitants of North America probably originated in what is today northern __________ and __________.
    • A. 

      Mexico/California

    • B. 

      Germany/Denmark

    • C. 

      China/Siberia

    • D. 

      Colombia/Venezuela


  • 15. 
    What is the withdrawal of investments from activities (and regions) that yield low rates of profit, in order to reinvest in new activities (and new places)?
    • A. 

      Creative destruction

    • B. 

      Deindustrialization

    • C. 

      Globalization


  • 16. 
    When did Canada separate from Great Britain?
    • A. 

      1767

    • B. 

      1867

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      2006


  • 17. 
    Most Canadians live
    • A. 

      In the Prairie province.

    • B. 

      On the Pacific Coast.

    • C. 

      In the Maritime provinces.

    • D. 

      Within 200 miles of the United States borders.

    • E. 

      In the northern part of the country.


  • 18. 
    In both Canada and the United States, __________ was far and away the most influential of the four colonial powers.
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      The Netherlands


  • 19. 
    The largest religious denomination in Canada is
    • A. 

      Protestantism.

    • B. 

      Judaism.

    • C. 

      Roman Catholicism.

    • D. 

      Evangelicals.


  • 20. 
    When did the federal government begin playing a more active and direct role in the American economic and social life?
    • A. 

      Late 17th century

    • B. 

      Late 18th century

    • C. 

      Late 19th century

    • D. 

      Late 20th century


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