Geo 204 Exam 4

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Population Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz is covering the material presented in the textbook and in lectures for GEO204, Exam 4.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is oil located in Japan?
    • A. 

      Kyushu

    • B. 

      Ryukyu islands

    • C. 

      Hokkaido

    • D. 

      Kurile islands

    • E. 

      Shikoku

  • 2. 
    What three cities compose the golden triangle?
    • A. 

      Berlin, London, Paris

    • B. 

      Moscow, Paris, Oslo

    • C. 

      Venice, Seville, Paris

    • D. 

      London, Bergen, Oslo

    • E. 

      Berlin, Moscow, Stockholm

  • 3. 
    What maintains an ice-free, milder climate for Denmark and the West coast of Norway?
    • A. 

      Closer to the equator

    • B. 

      Cold ocean currents

    • C. 

      Higher precipitation

    • D. 

      Volcanic activity

    • E. 

      Warm ocean currents

  • 4. 
    Where are the population clusters in Nordic Europe?
    • A. 

      Along the coast

    • B. 

      In the north

    • C. 

      In the west

    • D. 

      In the south

    • E. 

      In the east

  • 5. 
    In what country is most of the cropland located in Nordic Europe?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Finland

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 6. 
    Where is high quality iron ore located in Sweden?
    • A. 

      Along the coast

    • B. 

      In the east

    • C. 

      In the south

    • D. 

      It doesn't have any

    • E. 

      In the north

  • 7. 
    The two main population clusters in Europe extend from....
    • A. 

      London to Rome and London to Warsaw

    • B. 

      Rome to Venice and London to Oslo

    • C. 

      Paris to Rome and Stockholm to Oslo

    • D. 

      Berlin to Paris and London to Rome

    • E. 

      London to Paris and London to Berlin

  • 8. 
    During which revolution did Britain influence Japan?
    • A. 

      Meiji Revolution

    • B. 

      Hong Revolution

    • C. 

      Chang Revolution

    • D. 

      Hmong Revolution

  • 9. 
    What is Europe's total population?
    • A. 

      400 million

    • B. 

      1 billion

    • C. 

      450 million

    • D. 

      600 million

    • E. 

      590 million

  • 10. 
    What are the locational advantages of Europe?
    • A. 

      Never far from the ocean

    • B. 

      Hundreds of miles of navigable rivers

    • C. 

      Short distances between a variety of cultures

    • D. 

      At the heart of the land hemisphere

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What type of city is Paris an example of?
    • A. 

      A primate city

    • B. 

      A central city

    • C. 

      A divided city

    • D. 

      A specialized city

    • E. 

      A coastal city

  • 12. 
    What is a major threat to Europe?
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      Emigration

    • C. 

      Population growth

    • D. 

      Population shrinkage

    • E. 

      Early retirement

  • 13. 
    What is devolution?
    • A. 

      Reverting back to a previous state

    • B. 

      Negative population growth

    • C. 

      The effect of immigration

    • D. 

      A part of Von Thuens model

    • E. 

      Centrifugal forces whereby a region gains strength sometimes at the expense of the center

  • 14. 
    Where are the four motors located?
    • A. 

      France, Spain, Italy and Poland

    • B. 

      Germany, France, the Netherlands and Greece

    • C. 

      France, Spain, Italy and Germany

    • D. 

      Italy, Spain, Russia and Denmark

    • E. 

      Sweden, Poland, Belgium and Estonia

  • 15. 
    What are three characteristics of Northern Europe?
    • A. 

      Similar languages, predominately Lutheran, democratic governments emerged early

    • B. 

      Different languages, predominately Catholic, despotic governments

    • C. 

      Vast cultural differences, predominately Lutheran, democratic governments

    • D. 

      Similar languages, predominately Catholic, socialist governments

  • 16. 
    Which country has a superior relative location because of a coast on the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and a window to the North sea?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Greece

    • E. 

      France

  • 17. 
    Despite largely mountainous territory, Switzerland is prosperous because it has......
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Hydro-electric power

    • E. 

      Large mineral deposits

  • 18. 
    Which country has the largest population of the Nordic countries?
    • A. 

      Finland

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Sweden

  • 19. 
    What is Norway's most important natural resource?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Oil and natural gas

    • C. 

      Hydro-electric power

    • D. 

      Iron ore

    • E. 

      Bauxite ore

  • 20. 
    The concept of break-of-bulk refers to which country?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Finland

    • D. 

      Switzerland

    • E. 

      Denmark

  • 21. 
    Which country is not considered Scandinavian because of its language ties with Estonia?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Sweden

    • E. 

      Switzerland

  • 22. 
    Which country has the largest population in Mediterranean Europe?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Crete

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Spain

    • E. 

      Portugal

  • 23. 
    What is the Ancona line?
    • A. 

      Transition between progressive North and stagnant South

    • B. 

      Transition between stagnant North and progressive South

    • C. 

      Transition between industry and agriculture

    • D. 

      Transition between coastal climate and interior climate

    • E. 

      Transition between mining and agriculture

  • 24. 
    What are autonomous communities?
    • A. 

      Regions used to decentralized administrative structure in France

    • B. 

      The results of devolution in Italy

    • C. 

      The results of devolution in Portugal

    • D. 

      Regions used to decentralize administrative structure in Spain

    • E. 

      Buffers zones between cultural regions

  • 25. 
    Where is the population clustered in Portugal?
    • A. 

      Along the Pacific coast

    • B. 

      Along the Atlantic coast

    • C. 

      In the interior

    • D. 

      In the north

    • E. 

      In the south

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