Ch. 18 Southern Europe (7th Grade)

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  • 1. 
    Southern Europe is also known as?
    • A. 

      Mesoamerica

    • B. 

      Mediterranean Europe

    • C. 

      The Strait of Gibraltar

    • D. 

      The Cantabrian

  • 2. 
    What links the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Gulf of Mexico

    • C. 

      Strait of Gibraltar

    • D. 

      Suez Canal

  • 3. 
    How many peninsulas make up soutern Europe?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    Which countries are found on the Iberian Peninsula
    • A. 

      Spain and Portugal

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Sweden, Norway

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the largest river in Italy
    • A. 

      Ebro

    • B. 

      Po

    • C. 

      Tiber

    • D. 

      Douro

  • 6. 
    The largest island in Greece is
    • A. 

      Crete

    • B. 

      Sardinia

    • C. 

      Gibraltar

    • D. 

      Peloponnesus

  • 7. 
    Most Rain in Southern Europe Falls during
    • A. 

      Fall

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Summer

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes the climate of much of southern Europe
    • A. 

      Cold and snowy

    • B. 

      Cool and rainy

    • C. 

      Hot and arid

    • D. 

      Warm and sunny

  • 9. 
    The siroccos that blow over Italy originate from
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      North Africa

    • D. 

      South America

  • 10. 
    Which of the following countries mines bauxite, chromium, lead, and zinc?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 11. 
    By about 2000B.C. Crete had large towns and a complex civilization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Each Greek city-state was made up of a city and the land around it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The government of Macedonia was the first known democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    98% of Greeks are Eastern Orthodox Christians, commonly known as Greek Orthodox.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In Greece today, more people work in agriculture than in any other industry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following events came last in Portugal's history?
    • A. 

      A revolution overthrew a dictator

    • B. 

      An armada to England

    • C. 

      The monarchy was rejected

    • D. 

      The army overthrew the government

  • 17. 
    The ancient romans accomplished all of the following except
    • A. 

      Widespread use of Latin

    • B. 

      Domes and arches

    • C. 

      Invention of telescope

    • D. 

      Law, order, and safety

  • 18. 
    The climate of southern Europe is generally
    • A. 

      Cloudy and cool

    • B. 

      Rainy and cold

    • C. 

      Sunny and warm

    • D. 

      Foggy and hot

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Music and science

    • B. 

      Art and literature

    • C. 

      Democracy and theater

    • D. 

      Philosophy and politics

  • 20. 
    The Italian renaissance made important contributions to
    • A. 

      Languages, physics, and food

    • B. 

      Science, exploration, and art

    • C. 

      Politics, festivals, and holidays

    • D. 

      Socialism, math, and biology

  • 21. 
    During the 1400's and 1500's spain and portugal gained wealth from
    • A. 

      Folk music

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Greek orthodox religion

    • D. 

      Mosaics

  • 22. 
    Which of the following events came first in the history of spain?
    • A. 

      A civil war was fought

    • B. 

      Armies conquered Granada

    • C. 

      Columbus explored the Americas

    • D. 

      Iberia joined the Roman Empire

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not an important economic resource for Greece?
    • A. 

      Coal mining

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Tourism

    • D. 

      Shipping

  • 24. 
    The Capital of Portugal and major seaport on the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Lisbon

    • C. 

      Crete

    • D. 

      Madrid

  • 25. 
    What are the TWO major mountain ranges in Italy?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Mt. Killimanjario

    • C. 

      Pindus Mts

    • D. 

      Apennines