Ch. 13 Test Cultural Geography

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Ch. 13 Test  Cultural Geography

Some questions may require you to look at a graph or map. These are located in the Global/Mr. Pickney Geography folder by chapter number. Each of these have the appropriate national standard for geography for that question listed at the bottom


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these developed the first democracy?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Persia

  • 2. 
    Which of these had built a global empire by the 1800s?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 3. 
    Which of these are the two dominant countries of Western Europe?
    • A. 

      Switzerland and France

    • B. 

      Germany and the Netherlands

    • C. 

      Germany and France

    • D. 

      The Netherlands and Austria

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes Northern Europe's current economy?
    • A. 

      Manufacturing, service, and high-tech industries

    • B. 

      Tourism and luxury goods

    • C. 

      Fishing and agriculture

    • D. 

      Backward factories and uneducated workers

  • 5. 
    Which region of Europe has great diversity because of its history as a cultural crossroads?
    • A. 

      Mediterranean Europe

    • B. 

      Western Europe

    • C. 

      Northern Europe

    • D. 

      Eastern Europe

  • 6. 
    What spread from Asia to Europe and caused the deaths of millions of people?
    • A. 

      Smallpox

    • B. 

      Bubonic plague

    • C. 

      Vikings

    • D. 

      Ottomans

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of Bosnia and Herzegovinia?
    • A. 

      It is ethnically diverse

    • B. 

      It has Muslims within its borders

    • C. 

      It has a clear majority group

    • D. 

      It shares ethnic groups with Croatia and Yugoslavia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes the population trends shown by these pyramids?
    • A. 

      Both Germany and Sweden have growing populations

    • B. 

      Germany has a growing population, while Sweden has a declining population

    • C. 

      Germany has a declining population, while Sweden has a stable population.

    • D. 

      Both Germany and Sweden have stable populations

  • 9. 
    What pattern do you notice about the minority ethnic groups that
    • A. 

      They are usually related to the people of a neighboring country

    • B. 

      They always live near the borders.

    • C. 

      They are always a non-Slavic group.

    • D. 

      There is never more than one ethnic minority in any country

  • 10. 
    Germany has proportionately fewer males over 75 than Sweden does. What best accounts for that difference?
    • A. 

      The higher levels of pollution in Germany cause men to die at younger ages.

    • B. 

      Germany lost many men in World War II, while Sweden did not.

    • C. 

      The colder climate of Sweden helps people to live longer

    • D. 

      Differences in diet cause more heart disease in Germany.

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