Periods 1, 5, 6 Int'l Studies I Mid-term

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This Mid Term Final covers all four Standards:
Standard 1: World Cultures
Standard 2: Global Geographies
Standard 3: International Economies
Standard 4: World Citizenship and Service Learning


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Standard 1: Bogolanfini is also called mudcloth. From what country does it originate?

    • A.

      Malawi

    • B.

      Mali

    • C.

      Zimbabwe

    • D.

      Zambia

    Correct Answer
    B. Mali
    Explanation
    Bogolanfini, also known as mudcloth, originates from Mali. Mali is known for its rich tradition of creating intricate patterns on fabric using mud dyeing techniques. The process involves applying fermented mud to the cloth and then using various tools to create unique designs. Bogolanfini has become popular worldwide for its distinctive look and cultural significance.

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  • 2. 

    Standard 3: What natural resources does Mali have?

    • A.

      It has not natural resources, that is why it is so poor.

    • B.

      Cotton, quartz, diamonds

    • C.

      Gold, silver, diamonds

    • D.

      Gold, cotton, quartz

    Correct Answer
    D. Gold, cotton, quartz
    Explanation
    Mali has gold, cotton, and quartz as its natural resources. These resources contribute to the country's economy and play a significant role in its development. Gold mining is a major industry in Mali, with the country being one of the largest gold producers in Africa. Cotton is another important resource, with Mali being one of the largest cotton producers in the region. Quartz, a mineral used in various industries, is also found in Mali. These resources, along with others, help to support the country's economy and provide employment opportunities for its citizens.

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  • 3. 

    Standard 1: What date did Mali gain independence?

    • A.

      September 22, 1961

    • B.

      September 21, 1960

    • C.

      September 22, 1960

    • D.

      September 22, 1962

    Correct Answer
    C. September 22, 1960
    Explanation
    Mali gained independence on September 22, 1960. This date is significant because it marks the end of French colonial rule in Mali and the beginning of self-governance for the country. It is important to note that the other dates listed are not correct and do not correspond to the actual date of Mali's independence.

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  • 4. 

    Standard 2: What is the capital of Mali?

    • A.

      Washington DC

    • B.

      Lincoln

    • C.

      Brussels

    • D.

      Bamako

    Correct Answer
    D. Bamako
    Explanation
    Bamako is the correct answer because it is the capital of Mali. Washington DC is the capital of the United States, Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska, and Brussels is the capital of Belgium. Therefore, the correct answer is Bamako as it corresponds to the capital city of Mali.

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  • 5. 

    Standard 2: What river runs through Mali?

    • A.

      Nile

    • B.

      Niger

    • C.

      Euphrates

    • D.

      Ganges

    Correct Answer
    B. Niger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Niger. The Niger River runs through Mali.

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  • 6. 

    Standard 2: What is the name of the village in which we are building a clean water well?

    • A.

      Zimbabwe

    • B.

      Zinzana

    • C.

      Zanzibar

    • D.

      Zither

    Correct Answer
    B. Zinzana
    Explanation
    Zinzana is the correct answer because it is the name of the village where the clean water well is being built.

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  • 7. 

    Standard 1: Who are Sundiata Keita and Mansa Munsa?

    • A.

      Mali's presidents

    • B.

      Mali's dictators

    • C.

      Malian empire leaders

    • D.

      Famous griots from Mali

    Correct Answer
    C. Malian empire leaders
    Explanation
    Sundiata Keita and Mansa Munsa are known as Malian empire leaders. They were influential figures in the Mali Empire, with Sundiata Keita being the founder and Mansa Munsa being one of its most famous and powerful rulers. They played significant roles in the development and expansion of the empire, establishing its political and economic power in West Africa.

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  • 8. 

    Standard 1: What is a rebus?

    • A.

      A visual pun

    • B.

      A river

    • C.

      A culture

    • D.

      A language

    Correct Answer
    A. A visual pun
    Explanation
    A rebus is a type of puzzle or word game where pictures or symbols are used to represent words or parts of words. It relies on visual puns, where the image suggests a word or phrase that sounds similar to the intended answer. This makes "a visual pun" the correct answer choice, as it accurately describes the nature of a rebus.

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  • 9. 

    Standard 2: What does DRC stand for?

    • A.

      Dominican Republic of Caribbean

    • B.

      Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • C.

      Drake, Redman and Ceelo

    • D.

      Derrick, Riley and Castillo

    Correct Answer
    B. Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Democratic Republic of the Congo." DRC is an abbreviation for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country located in Central Africa. It is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa and is known for its rich natural resources, diverse culture, and turbulent history. The other options listed are not accurate representations of the abbreviation DRC.

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  • 10. 

    Standard 2: Where is Tibet?

    • A.

      In Nepal

    • B.

      In India

    • C.

      In China

    • D.

      In Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. In China
    Explanation
    Tibet is located in China. It is an autonomous region in the southwestern part of the country. Tibet is known for its unique culture, Buddhist heritage, and stunning landscapes, including the Himalayan mountain range. It shares borders with several countries, including India, Nepal, and Bhutan, but it is officially part of China.

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  • 11. 

    Standard 4: What has Nestle done that has earned them negative news?

    • A.

      Overpriced their chocolate

    • B.

      Cut down all the cocoa trees in West Africa

    • C.

      Fixed the presidential election

    • D.

      Used child labor

    Correct Answer
    D. Used child labor
    Explanation
    Nestle has earned negative news because they have been involved in using child labor. This means that they have employed underage children to work in their operations, which is unethical and against the principles of fair labor practices. This practice has resulted in criticism and backlash against Nestle, as child labor is considered a violation of human rights and is widely condemned.

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  • 12. 

    Standard 1: What is the Mosque of Djenne?

    • A.

      Biggest Mosque in the world

    • B.

      Biggest building in Mali

    • C.

      Biggest mud brick building in the world

    • D.

      Biggest middle school in Omaha

    Correct Answer
    C. Biggest mud brick building in the world
    Explanation
    The Mosque of Djenne is considered the biggest mud brick building in the world. This means that it is constructed using bricks made of mud and clay, which are then dried in the sun. The use of mud bricks is a traditional building technique in the region, and the Mosque of Djenne is a prime example of this architectural style. Its size and construction materials make it a unique and impressive structure.

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  • 13. 

    Standard 1: Why is culture compared to an iceberg?

    • A.

      Because the top is pointy and sharp and like culture, can cut through similarities.

    • B.

      Because like an iceberg which is mostly under the water level, most of culture is unseen.

    • C.

      Because an iceberg is huge and so is culture.

    • D.

      Because icebergs are solid but can melt with heat and if we warm up to people we can understand their cultures, too.

    Correct Answer
    B. Because like an iceberg which is mostly under the water level, most of culture is unseen.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is because like an iceberg which is mostly under the water level, most of culture is unseen. This comparison is made because just like an iceberg, where only a small portion is visible above the water while the majority remains hidden below, culture also has many hidden aspects that are not immediately apparent. These hidden aspects of culture include values, beliefs, customs, and traditions that shape the behavior and attitudes of a group of people.

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  • 14. 

    Standard 1: Chimamanda Adichie gave a Ted Talk about the Danger of a Single Story. From what  country is Ms. Adichie?

    • A.

      Niger

    • B.

      Nigeria

    • C.

      Namibia

    • D.

      Netherlands

    Correct Answer
    B. Nigeria
    Explanation
    Chimamanda Adichie is from Nigeria. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question, where it is mentioned that she gave a Ted Talk. Chimamanda Adichie is a renowned Nigerian author and speaker, known for her powerful writings and speeches on various social and cultural issues.

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  • 15. 

    Standard 1: The Joslyn Art Museum has a Chinese 8-panel screen. From what dynasty is the 8 screen panel?

    • A.

      Han

    • B.

      Ming

    • C.

      Qing

    • D.

      Tan

    Correct Answer
    C. Qing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Qing. The Qing dynasty, also known as the Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912. The Joslyn Art Museum has a Chinese 8-panel screen that belongs to this dynasty.

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  • 16. 

    Standard 1: What language is on the Qing panel?

    • A.

      Chinese

    • B.

      Mandarin

    • C.

      Manchurian

    • D.

      Japanese

    Correct Answer
    C. Manchurian
  • 17. 

    Standard 4: What is it called when someone says, "All Americans are..." or "All Asians are..."

    • A.

      Stereotyping/generalizing

    • B.

      Racism

    • C.

      Bullying

    • D.

      Educated

    Correct Answer
    A. Stereotyping/generalizing
    Explanation
    When someone says, "All Americans are..." or "All Asians are..." they are engaging in stereotyping or generalizing. This means that they are making assumptions or judgments about an entire group of people based on the actions or characteristics of a few individuals within that group. It is important to recognize that such statements are often unfair and can perpetuate harmful stereotypes.

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  • 18. 

    What does the Chinese flag look like?

    • A.

      Red with Yellow stars on it

    • B.

      Yellow with red stars on it

    • C.

      Solid red

    • D.

      Solid yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Red with Yellow stars on it
    Explanation
    The Chinese flag is red with yellow stars on it. This is a well-known fact and can be easily verified by looking at images or descriptions of the Chinese flag. The red color symbolizes the communist revolution, while the five yellow stars represent the unity of the Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China.

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  • 19. 

    What does Mali's flag look like?

    • A.

      Horizontal stripes of water drops and green, yellow and red

    • B.

      Horizontal stripes of green, yellow and red

    • C.

      Vertical stripes of green, yellow and a water drop on it

    • D.

      Vertical stripes of green, yellow and red

    Correct Answer
    D. Vertical stripes of green, yellow and red
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "vertical stripes of green, yellow and red". This answer accurately describes the design of Mali's flag, which consists of three vertical stripes in the colors green, yellow, and red.

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  • 20. 

    Standard 3: Who is the current president of the Congo?

    • A.

      Kabiga

    • B.

      Kandido

    • C.

      Kabila

    • D.

      Kabido

    Correct Answer
    C. Kabila
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kabila. This answer is correct because Kabila is a well-known political figure in Congo and has been serving as the president.

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  • 21. 

    Standard 4: In what part of Africa is Mali?

    • A.

      East

    • B.

      North

    • C.

      South

    • D.

      West

    Correct Answer
    D. West
    Explanation
    Mali is located in West Africa.

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  • 22. 

    Standard 3 London will host the 2012 Olympics. In what country is London and what was recently built there?

    • A.

      Europe/a megamall

    • B.

      England/a megamall

    • C.

      England/a soccer stadium

    • D.

      Europe/a soccer stadium

    Correct Answer
    B. England/a megamall
    Explanation
    London is located in England, which is in Europe. Recently, a megamall was built in London.

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  • 23. 

    Standard 3: Why did South African miners take Anglo-American to court?

    • A.

      Bad ventilation caused silicosis, an incurable lung disease

    • B.

      They wanted the gold for themselves

    • C.

      The mine collapsed and killed miners

    • D.

      Anglo-American is a bad person

    Correct Answer
    A. Bad ventilation caused silicosis, an incurable lung disease
    Explanation
    The South African miners took Anglo-American to court because they believed that the company's negligence in providing proper ventilation in the mines caused them to develop silicosis, which is an incurable lung disease. They sought justice and compensation for the harm they suffered as a result of the poor working conditions.

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  • 24. 

    What group's cultural dance is called the Haka and was performed in flash mobs in New Zealand for the beginning of the rugby world cup?

    • A.

      Maori people

    • B.

      Aboriginal people

    • C.

      African people

    • D.

      Asian people

    Correct Answer
    A. Maori people
    Explanation
    The Maori people's cultural dance, called the Haka, was performed in flash mobs in New Zealand for the beginning of the rugby world cup. The Haka is a traditional dance that holds deep cultural significance for the Maori people, and it is often performed to display strength, unity, and to intimidate opponents. The Maori people have a long-standing connection to rugby in New Zealand, and the performance of the Haka before rugby matches has become a powerful and iconic representation of their culture.

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  • 25. 

    Standard 2: What do New Zealand, Japan and Sri Lanka have in common?

    • A.

      They all have war currently.

    • B.

      They are all islands.

    • C.

      They all speak German.

    • D.

      They all speak Japanese.

    Correct Answer
    B. They are all islands.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that New Zealand, Japan, and Sri Lanka are all islands. This means that they are surrounded by water and have a distinct geographical feature in common.

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  • 26. 

    Standard 2: In what continent is India?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Oceania

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    A. Asia
    Explanation
    India is located in the continent of Asia.

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  • 27. 

    Standard 3: In what country do they have an earthquake drill every first of September?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Sri Lanka

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    D. Japan
    Explanation
    Japan is the correct answer because it is the country where they have an earthquake drill every first of September. Japan is prone to earthquakes due to its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire, and as a result, they have implemented various measures to prepare and educate their population about earthquake safety. The earthquake drill on the first of September is known as the "Great ShakeOut" and is aimed at raising awareness and practicing the appropriate actions to take during an earthquake.

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  • 28. 

    Standard 1: On the Qing panel, what are the three sections on the front?

    • A.

      Family, manchurian and dragons

    • B.

      Manchurian, rebuses and grasses

    • C.

      Family, rebuses and birds

    • D.

      Family, rebuses and dragons

    Correct Answer
    D. Family, rebuses and dragons
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "family, rebuses and dragons". This is because the Qing panel typically consists of three sections on the front: one depicting the family, another depicting rebuses (puzzles or riddles represented through images), and the third depicting dragons. The other options do not include all three sections as mentioned.

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  • 29. 

    Standard 1: Manchurian is still spoken today.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Manchurian is not spoken today. It is an extinct language that was primarily spoken in Northeast China by the Manchu people. The language gradually declined and eventually became extinct in the early 20th century. Therefore, the statement that Manchurian is still spoken today is false.

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  • 30. 

    Standard 1: If the Chinese dragon has 5 talons, what does this mean?

    • A.

      Emperor

    • B.

      Common people

    • C.

      Princes and high-ranking officials

    • D.

      Empress

    Correct Answer
    A. Emperor
    Explanation
    The Chinese dragon having 5 talons signifies the emperor. In Chinese culture, the number 5 is associated with the emperor, and the dragon is a symbol of power and authority. Therefore, the presence of 5 talons on the Chinese dragon indicates that it represents the emperor.

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  • 31. 

    Standard 1: What was the purpose  of the Qing 8 panel screen?

    • A.

      Used to divide the room and change clothes behind

    • B.

      Used to divide the dining room from the living room

    • C.

      Used as a 60th birthday card

    • D.

      Used as a 50th birthday card

    Correct Answer
    C. Used as a 60th birthday card
  • 32. 

    Stnadard 3: Why did indigenous Amazonian people march to La Paz?

    • A.

      To protest a road that would go through the Amazon rainforest where they live

    • B.

      To protest the presidential election

    • C.

      To protest Wall Street

    • D.

      To protest treatment of miners

    Correct Answer
    A. To protest a road that would go through the Amazon rainforest where they live
    Explanation
    The indigenous Amazonian people marched to La Paz to protest against a road that would pass through the Amazon rainforest, which is their home. They were concerned about the potential environmental damage and disruption to their way of life that the road construction could cause.

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  • 33. 

    Standard 1: True or False: There are Muslims in China.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    There are indeed Muslims in China. Islam has a long history in China, with the religion being introduced to the country as early as the 7th century. Today, there is a significant Muslim population in China, particularly in the northwest regions such as Xinjiang and Ningxia. The Hui ethnic group, who are Chinese Muslims, make up the majority of the Muslim population in China. Additionally, there are also other ethnic minority groups in China, such as the Uighurs, Kazakhs, and Kyrgyz, who practice Islam. Therefore, it is correct to say that there are Muslims in China.

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  • 34. 

    What does 'spring' mean; as in Arab Spring or Slavic Spring?

    • A.

      It rains, there are new flowers

    • B.

      A revolution that changes the government

    • C.

      Arabian and Slovenian flowers bloom

    • D.

      It is almost time for the leaves to fall.

    Correct Answer
    B. A revolution that changes the government
    Explanation
    The term "spring" in the context of Arab Spring or Slavic Spring refers to a revolution that brings about significant political and social changes, particularly in the government. These movements are characterized by mass protests, uprisings, and demands for political reform and democratization. The term "spring" is used metaphorically to signify a period of renewal and transformation, similar to how the arrival of spring brings new growth and change in nature.

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  • 35. 

    Standard 2: What is the capital of Somalia?

    • A.

      Mogadishu

    • B.

      Mandinka

    • C.

      Bamako

    • D.

      Timbuctou

    Correct Answer
    A. Mogadishu
    Explanation
    Mogadishu is the correct answer because it is the capital of Somalia. It is the largest city in the country and serves as its administrative, economic, and cultural center. Mogadishu has a rich history and is located on the coast of the Indian Ocean. It is known for its vibrant markets, historical sites, and beautiful beaches.

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  • 36. 

    Standard 1: Who is the Dalai Lama

    • A.

      Spiritual leader of Tibet

    • B.

      Spiritual leader of China

    • C.

      Nobel Peace Prize winner in science

    • D.

      Dr. Lavender's best friend.

    Correct Answer
    A. Spiritual leader of Tibet
    Explanation
    The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He is considered to be the highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism and is believed to be the reincarnation of previous Dalai Lamas. He plays a crucial role in guiding the spiritual and political affairs of Tibet.

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  • 37. 

    Standard 2: What river runs through Mali?

    • A.

      Niger

    • B.

      Nile

    • C.

      Mississippi

    • D.

      Euphrates

    Correct Answer
    A. Niger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Niger. The Niger River is the major river in West Africa and it runs through Mali. It is an important water source for the country and plays a significant role in the agriculture and economy of Mali.

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  • 38. 

    Standard 1: Which of these two people are famous Mali musicians?

    • A.

      Salif Keita and Ali Farke Toure

    • B.

      Drake and Rihanna

    • C.

      Shabbir Nisar Khan and Hetal Mehta

    • D.

      Romeo Santos and Salif Keita

    Correct Answer
    A. Salif Keita and Ali Farke Toure
    Explanation
    Salif Keita and Ali Farke Toure are famous Mali musicians.

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  • 39. 

    Standard 2: What did Marco Polo trade and travel on?

    • A.

      The Silk Road

    • B.

      The Cotton Road

    • C.

      The Polyester Road

    • D.

      The Flannel Road

    Correct Answer
    A. The Silk Road
    Explanation
    Marco Polo traded and traveled on the Silk Road. The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that connected the East and West, stretching from China to the Mediterranean Sea. It was named after the lucrative trade in silk, which was highly valued at the time. Marco Polo, an Italian merchant and explorer, traveled along the Silk Road in the 13th century, documenting his experiences and introducing Europe to the wonders of the East.

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  • 40. 

    Standard 1: The Chinese dragon has the neck of what other animal?

    • A.

      Caterpillar

    • B.

      Gecko

    • C.

      Salamander

    • D.

      Snake

    Correct Answer
    D. Snake
    Explanation
    The Chinese dragon is often depicted with a long, serpentine body and a snake-like neck. This is why the correct answer is snake.

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  • 41. 

    Standard 1: The Chinese dragon has the head of what other animal?

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Camel

    • C.

      Pony

    • D.

      Caterpillar

    Correct Answer
    B. Camel
    Explanation
    The Chinese dragon is often depicted with the head of a camel. This is because camels are considered to be symbols of endurance, strength, and resilience in Chinese culture. The camel's long neck and distinctive hump also make it a visually interesting choice for the dragon's head. Additionally, camels are known for their ability to survive in harsh desert environments, which further reinforces the dragon's association with power and protection.

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  • 42. 

    Standard 1: The Chinese dragon has the belly of what other animal?

    • A.

      Clam

    • B.

      Caterpillar

    • C.

      Cat

    • D.

      Cow

    Correct Answer
    A. Clam
    Explanation
    The Chinese dragon is often depicted with the belly of a clam. This is because the clam is seen as a symbol of wealth and prosperity in Chinese culture. Additionally, the clam is known for its ability to produce pearls, which are highly valued. Therefore, the choice of the clam as the animal for the Chinese dragon's belly represents abundance and good fortune.

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  • 43. 

    Standard 1: The Chinese dragon has the antlers of what other animal?

    • A.

      Deer

    • B.

      Moose

    • C.

      Reindeer

    • D.

      Elk

    Correct Answer
    A. Deer
    Explanation
    The Chinese dragon is often depicted with antlers, which are a characteristic feature of the deer. This association between the Chinese dragon and deer antlers is rooted in Chinese mythology and symbolism. Deer are considered sacred animals in Chinese culture, representing longevity, good fortune, and prosperity. The inclusion of deer antlers in the depiction of the Chinese dragon emphasizes these positive attributes and adds to the mythical and powerful nature of the dragon.

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  • 44. 

    Standard 2: What is China's capital city?

    • A.

      Beijing

    • B.

      Shanghai

    • C.

      Hong Kong

    • D.

      Tiananmen Square

    Correct Answer
    A. Beijing
    Explanation
    Beijing is the correct answer because it is the capital city of China. It is a major cultural, political, and economic center in the country. Beijing is known for its historical sites such as the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, and Tiananmen Square. It is also home to many government institutions, international organizations, and multinational companies. Shanghai and Hong Kong are also important cities in China, but they are not the capital. Tiananmen Square is a famous landmark in Beijing, but it is not a city.

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  • 45. 

    Standard 3: The cheapest tablet was being sold to teachers in rural areas of what country?

    • A.

      Indonesia

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Idaho

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    B. India
    Explanation
    The correct answer is India. India is known for its large rural population and efforts to improve education in these areas. It is likely that the tablet mentioned in the question was being sold at a lower price to teachers in rural areas of India to facilitate their teaching and access to technology.

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  • 46. 

    Standard 4: Who was Wangari Maathai?

    • A.

      Founder of the Green Belt Movement, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Political Activist from Kenya

    • B.

      President of Zimbabwe

    • C.

      President of DRC

    • D.

      Cousin of Chimamanda Adichie (who talked about "The Danger of a Single Story" of Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. Founder of the Green Belt Movement, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Political Activist from Kenya
    Explanation
    Wangari Maathai was a prominent figure who founded the Green Belt Movement in Kenya. She was also a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a political activist. Her organization focused on environmental conservation and women's rights, promoting the planting of trees to combat deforestation and poverty. Maathai's efforts in empowering women and advocating for sustainable development made her a significant figure in the global environmental movement.

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  • 47. 

    Standard 3: What two natural resources does Mali have?

    • A.

      Oil and diamonds

    • B.

      Oil and gold

    • C.

      Gold and diamonds

    • D.

      Cotton and gold

    Correct Answer
    D. Cotton and gold
    Explanation
    Mali is known for its abundant natural resources, particularly cotton and gold. Cotton is a major agricultural resource in Mali, with the country being one of the largest cotton producers in Africa. Gold is another significant natural resource, with Mali having a long history of gold mining and being one of the top gold-producing countries in Africa. Therefore, the answer "cotton and gold" accurately reflects the natural resources that Mali possesses.

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  • 48. 

    Standard 4: Choose the list that includes ONLY countries.

    • A.

      Africa, India, Japan, Russia

    • B.

      Afghanistan, Chad, El Salvador, Dominican Republic

    • C.

      DRC, Japan, Asia, South America

    • D.

      Canada, Mexico, Australia, Africa

    Correct Answer
    B. Afghanistan, Chad, El Salvador, Dominican Republic
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes only countries that are Afghanistan, Chad, El Salvador, and Dominican Republic. These are all sovereign nations recognized by the international community.

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  • 49. 

    Standard 3: What does colonization mean?

    • A.

      Political system in which an external nation takes complete control of a territory in another area of the world. They have no say in how they are governed.

    • B.

      When a European country takes over India or Mali and makes it a better place to live in.

    • C.

      A political system that helps the under and undeveloped countries in the world.

    • D.

      To take a place over after asking permission.

    Correct Answer
    A. Political system in which an external nation takes complete control of a territory in another area of the world. They have no say in how they are governed.
    Explanation
    Colonization refers to a political system where an external nation establishes complete control over a territory in another part of the world. Under colonization, the colonizing nation dictates the governance of the territory, and the local population has no say in their own governance. This often involves the exploitation of resources and the imposition of the colonizer's culture and institutions on the colonized territory.

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  • 50. 

    Standard 4: What occurs naturally in water?

    • A.

      Bacteria and tiny worms

    • B.

      Mud and worms

    • C.

      Bacteria and mud

    • D.

      Bilharzia and Schistosomes

    Correct Answer
    A. Bacteria and tiny worms
    Explanation
    Bacteria and tiny worms occur naturally in water. These organisms are commonly found in various bodies of water such as lakes, rivers, and oceans. Bacteria play a crucial role in the ecosystem as they help in decomposing organic matter and recycling nutrients. Tiny worms, also known as nematodes, are a type of invertebrate that can be found in soil and water. They play a role in nutrient cycling and are an important part of the aquatic food chain.

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