Geo 200 Module 3 Quiz

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The following quiz is on material covered in Module 3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What physiographic feature is sometimes used by geographers to mark the boundary between Europe and Asia?
    • A. 

      The Balkan Peninsula

    • B. 

      The Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      The Carpathian Mountain Range

    • D. 

      The Ural Mountains

    • E. 

      The Baltic Sea

  • 2. 
    What is the single most dominant feature of the Nordic (Northwestern Uplands) European landscape?
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Deserts

    • C. 

      Forests

    • D. 

      Plains

    • E. 

      Farmland

  • 3. 
    In past centuries, most European migrants have gone to this destination.
    • A. 

      The Americas

    • B. 

      Australia and New Zealand

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Israel

    • E. 

      Africa

  • 4. 
    The CAP, perhaps the most controversial program of the European Union, relates to
    • A. 

      The military.

    • B. 

      Industry.

    • C. 

      Housing.

    • D. 

      Transportation.

    • E. 

      Agriculture.

  • 5. 
    The Pyrenees Mountains designate the border between France and
    • A. 

      Belgium.

    • B. 

      Italy.

    • C. 

      Germany.

    • D. 

      Spain.

    • E. 

      Switzerland.

  • 6. 
    Paris is located on this river.
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      Seine

    • C. 

      Rhine

    • D. 

      Rhone

    • E. 

      Marne

  • 7. 
    Which country was the first in over-sea expansions?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Netherlands

    • D. 

      Portugal

    • E. 

      Italy

    • F. 

      Great Britain

  • 8. 
    _______ is the best estimate of Europe's contribution to the world's aggregate GNP.
    • A. 

      13%

    • B. 

      23%

    • C. 

      33%

    • D. 

      43%

    • E. 

      73%

  • 9. 
    When was the Marshall Plan instituted?
    • A. 

      During World War I

    • B. 

      Post-World War II

    • C. 

      In 1991

    • D. 

      During the Gulf War

  • 10. 
    Which country first developed polder landscape techniques?
    • A. 

      Netherlands

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United Kingodm

    • D. 

      Switzerland

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 11. 
    During what period did innovation in technology and business bring Europe into a new merchant capitals economy
    • A. 

      9th - 10th century

    • B. 

      11th - 12th century

    • C. 

      13th - 14th century

    • D. 

      15th - 16th century

    • E. 

      19th - 20th century

  • 12. 
    This was the predominant economic system in Europe before 1500.
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      The welfare state

    • D. 

      Fascism

    • E. 

      Marxism

  • 13. 
    According to the text, this is the most "cosmopolitan" European city.
    • A. 

      Milan

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      London

    • E. 

      Berlin

  • 14. 
    Which of the following countries has made the best integration into the European economy?
    • A. 

      Slovenia

    • B. 

      Croatia

    • C. 

      Bulgaria

    • D. 

      Macedonia

    • E. 

      Bosnia

  • 15. 
    Which body of water borders Europe to the north?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • C. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • D. 

      Black Sea

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is defined as a national economy in which all aspects of production are centrally controlled by government agencies?
    • A. 

      Command economy

    • B. 

      Common market

    • C. 

      Capitalism

    • D. 

      Welfare state

  • 17. 
    After an unsuccessful initiative program, this became the goal of COMECON.
    • A. 

      Economic self-sufficiency

    • B. 

      Mutual trade among the Soviet bloc

    • C. 

      A move to Chinese Communism

    • D. 

      Export production for the West European market

    • E. 

      Capitalist investment

  • 18. 
    Within Europe, Germanic languages are mostly spoken in this region.
    • A. 

      Northwestern Europe

    • B. 

      Southern Europe

    • C. 

      Eastern Europe

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      The Balkans

  • 19. 
    Mistral winds blow down the Rhône Valley in southern
    • A. 

      Germany.

    • B. 

      France.

    • C. 

      Italy.

    • D. 

      Spain.

    • E. 

      Poland.

  • 20. 
    All of these were original members of the European Community, except
    • A. 

      France.

    • B. 

      Italy.

    • C. 

      Belgium.

    • D. 

      United Kingdom.

    • E. 

      Netherlands.

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