Political Organization Of Space: Unit IV Test A

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  • 1. 
    A region not fully integrated into a national state that is often marginal or undeveloped is called a 
    • A. 

      Stateless nation.

    • B. 

      Frontier.

    • C. 

      Core.

    • D. 

      Heartland.

    • E. 

      Functional.

  • 2. 
    Which cultural hearth is credited with the creation of city-states, which eventually lead to the creation of the concept of nation-state?
    • A. 

      Mesopotamia.

    • B. 

      Northern India.

    • C. 

      Greece.

    • D. 

      Roman Empire.

    • E. 

      Mayan.

  • 3. 
    Which is a politically organized territory that is administered by a sovereign government and recognized by a large percentage of the international community?
    • A. 

      Nation.

    • B. 

      State.

    • C. 

      Frontier.

    • D. 

      Territoriality.

    • E. 

      Colony.

  • 4. 
    The exercise of state power over people and territory, and being recognized by other international states, refers to
    • A. 

      Nationalism.

    • B. 

      Sovereignty.

    • C. 

      Citizenship.

    • D. 

      Centrifugalism.

    • E. 

      Imperialism.

  • 5. 
    In contrast to a state, a nation
    • A. 

      Is a territory established by international agreement or military force.

    • B. 

      Is a cultural concept implying a group of people occupying a particular territory and unified by shared beliefs.

    • C. 

      The portion of the earth's surface containing a permanent population.

    • D. 

      Is a political entity, with sovereignty over its own territory.

    • E. 

      Is a group of people living in an enclave of a city.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of a nation seeking its own territory?
    • A. 

      Mexicans.

    • B. 

      Palestinians.

    • C. 

      British.

    • D. 

      English.

    • E. 

      Russians.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of compact states?
    • A. 

      Circular with the capital located in the center of the state.

    • B. 

      Long narrow state with population concentrated in one region of the state.

    • C. 

      One state is completely within the boundaries of another state.

    • D. 

      State separated by a physical boundary or body of water.

    • E. 

      Size of the state is very small compared to other states.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following states fits the morphology description of a fragmented state?
    • A. 

      Chile.

    • B. 

      Japan.

    • C. 

      Mexico.

    • D. 

      South Africa.

    • E. 

      Poland.

  • 9. 
    This shape can weaken centralized control of state territory and increase regionalism particularly in the areas separate from the main state. 
    • A. 

      Compact.

    • B. 

      Prorupt.

    • C. 

      Elongated.

    • D. 

      Perforated.

    • E. 

      Fragmented.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following states best fits the morphology description of a fragmented state?
    • A. 

      France.

    • B. 

      Chile.

    • C. 

      Indonesia.

    • D. 

      Australia.

    • E. 

      China.

  • 11. 
    A country with this shape can provide access to a resource, or it can separate two countries that would otherwise share a boundary.
    • A. 

      Compact.

    • B. 

      Prorupted.

    • C. 

      Elongated.

    • D. 

      Perforated.

    • E. 

      Fragmented.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following states best fits the morphology description of a perforated state?
    • A. 

      Namibia.

    • B. 

      South Africa.

    • C. 

      China.

    • D. 

      Poland.

    • E. 

      United Kingdom.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following states have an enclave?
    • A. 

      France.

    • B. 

      Brazil.

    • C. 

      Italy.

    • D. 

      Egypt.

    • E. 

      Australia.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following states have an exclave?
    • A. 

      Russia.

    • B. 

      Brazil.

    • C. 

      Italy.

    • D. 

      South Africa.

    • E. 

      Australia.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true for landlocked states?
    • A. 

      They are likely to be the wealthiest state in their region.

    • B. 

      They are at a commercial and strategic disadvantage.

    • C. 

      Interior locations are more difficult to defend.

    • D. 

      Relations with neighboring countries are not as important as for maritime countries.

    • E. 

      There are more landlocked states in the world than maritime states.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a landlocked state?
    • A. 

      Australia.

    • B. 

      Mongolia.

    • C. 

      Italy.

    • D. 

      Israel.

    • E. 

      Peru.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following best describes an impact of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for maritime micro-states?
    • A. 

      The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) provisions increasing the resources and economic viability of these states.

    • B. 

      Decreased the importance of micro-states in the global economy.

    • C. 

      Placed more restrictive sea access limits on micro-states than the macro states like the United States.

    • D. 

      Increasingly marginalized the locations and power of micro-states.

    • E. 

      Encouraged the low-lying micro states to vacate territory because of rising sea levels.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following nations is considered a stateless-nation?
    • A. 

      Kurdish.

    • B. 

      Jewish.

    • C. 

      French.

    • D. 

      Spanish.

    • E. 

      Polish.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following areas have been subjected to the policy of irredentism in the late 20th century?
    • A. 

      Japan.

    • B. 

      New Zealand.

    • C. 

      Serbia.

    • D. 

      United States.

    • E. 

      Saudi Arabia.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following states engaged in classical hegemony in the late 20th century?
    • A. 

      Canada.

    • B. 

      El Salvador.

    • C. 

      Madagascar.

    • D. 

      Soviet Union.

    • E. 

      Mongolia.

  • 21. 
    All of the following are advantages of using mountains as boundaries except that
    • A. 

      They are difficult to cross.

    • B. 

      They create a visible, physical border between states.

    • C. 

      Mountain regions are usually sparsely populated.

    • D. 

      Mountains are relatively permanent.

    • E. 

      They are often the source area for natural resources.

  • 22. 
    All of the following are advantages of using water as boundaries except that
    • A. 

      Water creates a visible boundary.

    • B. 

      Resource allocation can become a source of conflict.

    • C. 

      Water creates relatively consistent boundaries over time.

    • D. 

      Water provides protection against invasion.

    • E. 

      Oceans create a buffer between states.

  • 23. 
    All of the following are advantages of using deserts as boundaries except for the fact that
    • A. 

      They are difficult to cross.

    • B. 

      They create a visible, physical border between states.

    • C. 

      Deserts contain natural resources.

    • D. 

      Desert regions are usually sparsely populated.

    • E. 

      Deserts are relatively permanent.

  • 24. 
    The boundaries on this island were drawn primarily to divide the Greeks from the Turks.
    • A. 

      Cyprus.

    • B. 

      Australia.

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka.

    • D. 

      Indonesia.

    • E. 

      Falklands.

  • 25. 
    This country used linguistic boundaries as a primary reason to establish their territory.
    • A. 

      United States.

    • B. 

      Peru.

    • C. 

      Australia.

    • D. 

      France.

    • E. 

      United Kingdom.

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