Benchmark Review #2

11 Questions
Benchmark Review #2

Sample Question

Why would a country want to join the European Union?

To increase the size of the country.

To help its economy improve through free trade.

To strengthen borders between countries.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To increase the size of the country.

    • B. 

      To help its economy improve through free trade.

    • C. 

      To strengthen borders between countries.

  • 2. 
    International organizations like the United Nations, Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders exist to_________________.
    • A. 

      Help people all over the world deal with problems.

    • B. 

      Help governments increase their power.

    • C. 

      Collect money to benefit the United States.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      NATO

    • B. 

      World Trade Organization

    • C. 

      European Union

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan, France, China

    • B. 

      Kyrgyzstan, Finland, Iceland

    • C. 

      Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan

  • 5. 
    The United Nations has provided troops in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union to_________________
    • A. 

      Help keep peace while stable governments are being established.

    • B. 

      Back up the political plans of the major ethnic groups.

    • C. 

      Make sure the Soviet Union leaves Eastern Europe.

  • 6. 
    Following is a list of countries located in Western Europe.
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan

    • B. 

      Russia, Romania, Belarus, Estonia

    • C. 

      France, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark

  • 7. 
    Traditional economies would most likely include the following kinds of activities.
    • A. 

      High tech industry

    • B. 

      Factories that use complex machinery

    • C. 

      Farming, hunting or fishing

  • 8. 
    Afghanistan's history can  best be described as having_______________
    • A. 

      Many peaceful traders visiting from the east.

    • B. 

      Few contacts with the outside world.

    • C. 

      Many outsiders who came to conquer the region.

  • 9. 
    The geography of Afghanistan is best described as____________________
    • A. 

      Mostly dry plains and grasslands.

    • B. 

      Moderate mountains and river valleys.

    • C. 

      Rugged land with few bodies of water.

  • 10. 
    The direction "east" is usually in the following direction on a standard map.
    • A. 

      On your right

    • B. 

      On your left

    • C. 

      On the top of the map

  • 11. 
    Russia is located on the ___________________
    • A. 

      Continent of Europe

    • B. 

      Continent of Asia

    • C. 

      Continents of Europe and Asia