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Mike Brown

GEOG 101 Week 8 Final Exam Answers

Mike Brown

GEOG 101 Week 8 Final Exam Answers

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Question 1 (Worth 1 points)

The city of __________ is located at the confluence of the White and Blue Nile and serves as the capital of __________.

  1. Khartoum/Sudan
  2. Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
  3. Cairo/Egypt
  4. Kabol/Afghanistan
  5. Baghdad/Iraq

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 2 (Worth 1 points)

Wallace’s Line refers to:

  1. the point in Australia where earthquakes are particularly severe
  2. the line separating Australian species from non-Australian species
  3. the midpoint of the Great Dividing Range
  4. the point at which Australian waters are divided from New Zealand waters
  5. the dividing line between the aboriginal and modern Australian territories

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 3 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements is false?

  1. Though the official language of Bangladesh is Bengali, the official language of Pakistan is
    Urdu.
  2. While the major natural hazard faced by Bangladesh is flooding, the major natural hazard faced by Pakistan is drought.
  3. While rice is the major staple grain in Bangladesh, wheat is the major staple grain in Pakistan.
  4. Bangladesh and Pakistan have significant known mineral resources.
  5. Bangladesh and Pakistan were once united into a single country.

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 4 (Worth 1 points)

The lava covered plateau that extends across most of southern India is known as the:

  1. Punjab
  2. Bengla
  3. Dravidian
  4. Deccan
  5. Raj

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 5 (Worth 1 points)

The Hindu population of Sri Lanka is called the:

  1. Ceylonese
  2. Sinhalese
  3. Tamils
  4. Ghats
  5. Lankanese

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 6 (Worth 1 points)

The rural areas of Australia are known as the:

  1. backward zone
  2. outlands
  3. aboriginal territories
  4. Northern Territory
  5. outback

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 7 (Worth 1 points)

. Which of the following countries is not on the Arabian Peninsula?

  1. Libya
  2. Kuwait
  3. Oman
  4. Qatar
  5. Bahrain

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 8 (Worth 1 points)

This country is the smallest in North Africa, but has the highest GNP per capita in North Africa.

  1. Chad
  2. Algeria
  3. Tunisia

D. Morocco

  1. Libya

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 9 (Worth 1 points)

The partitioning of Hindu India from Muslim Pakistan occurred in:

  1. ca. 460 B.C.
  2. 1857
  3. 1947

D. 1971

  1. the two areas have never been partitioned

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 10 (Worth 1 points)

The largest country in Melanesia by area is:

  1. Solomon Islands Island
  2. Fiji
  3. Papua New Guinea
  4. Hawai’i
  5. Easter

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 11 (Worth 1 points)

The island of New Guinea is included in the region known as:

  1. Melanesia
  2. Micronesia
  3. Polynesia
  4. Fiji
  5. Indonesia

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 12 (Worth 1 points)

The small group of islands 400 miles south of India are the:

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Punjabs
  3. Maldives
  4. Dravidians
  5. Colombos

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 13 (Worth 1 points)

. The Gobi is associated with which region?

  1. North China
  2. Northeast China
  3. Inner Mongolia

D. Xinjiang

  1. Xizang

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 14 (Worth 1 points)

The Sikh population is concentrated in:

  1. Punjab
  2. Assam
  3. Kerala
  4. Kashmir
  5. Seekland

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 15 (Worth 1 points)

The State of Israel:

  1. was settled by people fleeing the Zionist policies of Nazi Germany
  2. was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British
  3. was part of the Ottoman Empire and ceded to the Israelis in 1923
  4. was created out of the country of Palestine that previously had no Jewish population
  5. was founded after World War I

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 16 (Worth 1 points)

The irredentist movement in the North West Frontier of Pakistan is based on cultural affiliations with the neighboring country of:

  1. Iran
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Jammu and Kashmir
  4. Bangladesh
  5. India

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 17 (Worth 1 points)

The untouchable caste in India is known as the:

  1. Hindus
  2. Harijans
  3. Brahmans
  4. Sikhs
  5. none of the above

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 18 (Worth 1 points)

_______ held onto eastern Timor well after the Dutch left the East Indies.

  1. Portugal
  2. Spain
  3. U.S.
  4. British
  5. Japanese

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 19 (Worth 1 points)

Prior to independence, New Guinea was administered by:

  1. Australia
  2. New Zealand
  3. U.S.
  4. Indonesia
  5. Papua

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 20 (Worth 1 points)

The modern state of Israel was created in:

  1. 1923
  2. 1937
  3. 1948

D. 1959

  1. 1967

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 21 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following cities suffered severely in the devastating 1991 cyclone that came ashore north of the Bay of Bengal?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Bombay (Mumbai)
  3. Dhaka

D. Karachi

  1. Beijing

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 22 (Worth 1 points)

The body of water destroyed by Soviet irrigation schemes is the:

  1. Black Sea
  2. Aral Sea
  3. Caspian Sea
  4. Lake Balkhash
  5. Sea of Azov

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 23 (Worth 1 points)

An area whose control is still disputed by India and Pakistan is:

  1. Punjab
  2. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Bengal
  5. Goa

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 24 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements about Indian agriculture is false?

  1. Rice is grown in the east and wheat in the west.
  2. Wheat is grown in the east and rice in the west.

C. The Green Revolution led to significant increases in production.

  1. Cotton is produced in west-central India.
  2. All of the above are false.

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 25 (Worth 1 points)

The majority population in the north of Kazakhstan is:

  1. Kazakhstan
  2. Russian
  3. Uzbek
  4. Armenian
  5. Ukrainian

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 26 (Worth 1 points)

The dominant centripetal force in India has been the:

  1. cultural and religious strength of Hinduism

B. universality of the English Language

  1. united opposition to Islam
  2. national effort against the colonial power
  3. war on hunger and malnutrition

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 27 (Worth 1 points)

One of the worlds’ most heavily populated agricultural areas is known as:

  1. Xizang
  2. Chang-Yangzi Basin
  3. Xinjiang
  4. Shazam
  5. North China Plain

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 28 (Worth 1 points)

The country that could control the flow of the Nile River into Egypt is:

  1. Iraq
  2. Sudan
  3. Libya
  4. Turkey
  5. none of the above

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 29 (Worth 1 points)

The two major cities on the North China Plain are:

  1. Beijing and Shanghai
  2. Beijing and Tianjin
  3. Shandong and Tibet
  4. Hainan and Hong Kong (Xianggang)
  5. Singapore and Shenyang

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 30 (Worth 1 points)

The city located closest to the Ganges Delta is:

  1. Calcutta (Kolkata)
  2. New Delhi
  3. Madras (Chennai)
  4. Islamabad
  5. Colombo

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 31 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is not located within the Maghreb region?

  1. the Atlas Mountains
  2. Casablanca
  3. the countries that were once called the Barbary states
  4. the Mecca area of the Arabian Peninsula
  5. the city of Tunis

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 32 (Worth 1 points)

. The Grand Canal connects:

  1. the Xi (West)/Pearl River and the Chang-Yangzi River
  2. the Chang-Yangzi River and the core of Northern China

C. the Liao and the Amur

  1. the Indus and the Ganges
  2. the Liao and the Ob

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 33 (Worth 1 points)

Between Yemen and Djibouti is the choke point known as:

  1. Hormuz
  2. Tiran
  3. Bab el Mandeb
  4. Suez
  5. Gibraltar

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 34 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following is false about New Caledonia?

  1. It has significant nickel resources.
  2. It was under British rule.

C. It is inhabited by only about 240,000 persons.

  1. It consists of about 80 islands.
  2. About 37% of the population is of French origin.

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 35 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements is false?

  1. The first Temple of the Jews was destroyed by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.
  2. The second Temple of the Jews was destroyed by the Romans in 70 A.D.
  3. Christianity began as a messianic religion under the Romans
  4. The United Nations gave Jerusalem to the Israelis under the 1947 partition resolution
    E.

The Palestinians and the Israelis both desire Jerusalem as their capital.

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 36 (Worth 1 points)

The Pacific region called ___________ takes its name from the word for many, and is contained within a huge triangle whose corners are New Zealand, Easter Island, and the Hawaiian Islands.

  1. Polynesia
  2. Amnesia
  3. Micronesia
  4. Melanesia
  5. Oceania

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 37 (Worth 1 points)

Ceuta and Mellila are associated with which country?

  1. Egypt
  2. Tunisia
  3. Persia
  4. Morocco
  5. Spanish Sahara

Points earned on this question: 0

Question 38 (Worth 1 points)

In India, a leading centrifugal force is:

  1. the caste system
  2. cultural strength of Hinduism
  3. the personality of Nehru
  4. the Sikh population
  5. none of the above

Points earned on this question: 1

Question 39 (Worth 1 points)

The emerging economic region of China is:

  1. Shandong
  2. Shenzhen
  3. the Pacific Rim

D. Hainan Islan

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