World Cultures Chapter 13 Lesson 2

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Chapter 13: "Modern Europe" Chapter 13 Lesson 2: "Eastern Europe and Russia"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the Russian leader at the time of the Soviet Union fall?
  • 2. 
    How many different nations make up Russia?
  • 3. 
    According to the map on page 361, what is the largest Russian republic?
    • A. 

      Uzbekistan

    • B. 

      Ukraine

    • C. 

      Belarus

    • D. 

      Kazakhstan

  • 4. 
    According to the map on page 361, what Russian republic is located directly south of Estonia?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Lithuania

    • C. 

      Latvia

    • D. 

      Kyrgyzstan

  • 5. 
    When the Soviet Union broke up into their own republic/nation, they each made up a communist form of government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What form of government do most large Eastern European countries have today?
  • 7. 
    What type of actual and representative leader do most Eastern European countries have today?
    • A. 

      Prime minister

    • B. 

      King or queen

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Congress or Parliament

  • 8. 
    What form of government do most small Eastern European countries have today?
  • 9. 
    After gaining some freedoms, which of the following does the textbook say was not a new problem many Eastern Europeans faced?
    • A. 

      Unemployment

    • B. 

      Education rates dropped

    • C. 

      Inflation

  • 10. 
    All of the Russian republics that broke away from the Soviet Union have benefited and are experiencing minimal problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following countries did not immediately want to join NATO for protection after the fall of the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      Slovenia

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 12. 
    After World War II, what type of govenmnet did the country of Yugoslavia have?
  • 13. 
    Which of the following was not a majority ethnic group living in Yugoslavia around 1980?
    • A. 

      Czechs

    • B. 

      Serbs

    • C. 

      Muslims

    • D. 

      Croats

  • 14. 
    What ethnic group did Slobodan Milosevic think should rule Yugoslavia?
  • 15. 
    What political peace keeping group was called on to end the Serbian fighting?
  • 16. 
    What country is immediately west of Yugoslavia and acrosss the Adriatic sea?
  • 17. 
    After the first "ethnic cleansing" in Yugoslavia, who did Slobodan Milosevic begin "cleansing" next?
  • 18. 
    Which of the following events did not happen to Slobodan Milosevic during his "ethnic cleansing" actions?
    • A. 

      Arrested and tried

    • B. 

      Removed from office

    • C. 

      Re-elected as president of Yugoslavia

    • D. 

      Air strikes on his country from NATO supporters

  • 19. 
    After the Soviet Union broke into 15 new republic/nations, which region began to become the most problematic for Russia?
  • 20. 
    What form of government today is best associated with the type of government found in Russia today?
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Theocracy

    • C. 

      Independent legislature

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 21. 
    Which of the following resources most dominates Russia's country?
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Timber

  • 22. 
    According to the textbook, the biggest problem Russia has in totally erasing the past of the Soviet Union is dishonesty and corruption.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following resources most dominates Russia's country?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Silver

  • 24. 
    Russia has a large quantity of gold BUT not natural gas resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Who was the leader of Russia at the time the Soviet Union fell?
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