Europe: Quick Quiz

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers lessons 1-5.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is Europe called a "peninsula of peninsulas"?
  • 2. 
    If you moved from Sofia to Bordeaux, how much more annual precipitation would you expect?
  • 3. 
    How are the creation of polders and dikes and example of Human-Environment Interaction?
  • 4. 
    Which technique allowed the Dutch to create more land?
    • A. 

      Terracing land

    • B. 

      Polders

    • C. 

      Deforestation

    • D. 

      Slash and burn technique

  • 5. 
    In Europe, what minerals are found in abundance that help to make heavy industry possible?
    • A. 

      Coal and iron ore

    • B. 

      Gold and diamonds

    • C. 

      Manganese and platinum

    • D. 

      Phosphate rock and cobalt

  • 6. 
    Whih of the following DOES NOT describe the importance of the Rhine and Danube rivers?
    • A. 

      The rivers bring people and goods together.

    • B. 

      The rivers have aided in the economic growth of the areas.

    • C. 

      The rivers have aided in the movement of ideas.

    • D. 

      These rivers have caused an increase in the growth of Peat.

  • 7. 
    The North Atlantic Drift is a current of warm water flowing near Europe's west coast. How does it affect temperature and rainfall?
    • A. 

      It creates a warmer climate along the Alps mountains.

    • B. 

      It warms westerly winds that elevate temperature and carry moisture.

    • C. 

      It reduces the amount of moisture along Europe's west coast.

    • D. 

      It creates an extreme climate that is very cold.

  • 8. 
    Which city on the graph have the lowest and highest amounts of annual precipitation?
    • A. 

      Lowest- Bordeaux highest- Bergen

    • B. 

      Lowest- Athens highest- Milan

    • C. 

      Lowest-Athens highest- Bergen

    • D. 

      Lowest- Prague higest- Milan

  • 9. 
    Because Ireland lacks energy sources, such as iron ore and coal, they must rely on partially decayed plant matter found in bogs for a fuel source. What is this fuel source called?
    • A. 

      Peat

    • B. 

      Polders

    • C. 

      Peninsula

    • D. 

      Mistral