12MCTFPacific - Chapter 12 The Pacific Realm MultipleChoice...

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Chapter 12 The Pacific Realm Multiple Choice Introduction 1. Which of the following is false? *A. The Russians colonized many Pacific Islands during World War II. B. Tuvalu needs significant help from other countries. C. The British were a significant colonial power in the Pacific. D. The French control large parts of Polynesia. E. The United States has several Pacific Islands under its administration. The Pacific Realm and its Marine Geography 2. The UNCLOS allows states to claim a so-called _____________ that extends out up to 200 nautical miles from the coast. In this zone, coastal states can control other countries fleets, exploration, and other activities. A. Special Economic Zone *B. Exclusive Economic Zone C. Maritime Claim D. Heritage Claim E. Territorial Water 3. A territorial sea is: *A. an area of the ocean where all of the rights of a coastal state prevail B. a body of water completely surrounded by a state C. a small body of water that connects to larger bodies of water D. only found in the Southern Ocean E. an area where a state has no rights to exploit minerals 4. When a water body is less than 24 miles wide, the boundary is drawn along the : *A. Average line B. median line C. right bank D. left bank E. EEZ Melanesia 5. The island group inhabited by people with dark skin is : *A. Melanesia B. Micronesia C. Polynesia D. Fiji E. Indonesia 6. The largest country in Melanesia by area is: A. Solomon Islands B. Fiji *C. Papua New Guinea D. Hawai’i E. Easter Island
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7. The island of New Guinea is included in the region known as: *A. Melanesia B. Micronesia C. Polynesia D. Fiji E. Indonesia 8. Which of the following is located in Melanesia? A. Marshall Islands B. Easter Island *C. Vanuatu D. Tonga E. Hawai’i 9. The largest cluster of population in Melanesia is found on: *A. Papua New Guinea B. Fiji C. Vanuatu D. Samoa E. New Zealand 10. The people of New Guinea are: A. mostly Chinese B. Hindus C. Indonesian in their ancestry D. of Portuguese descent *E. Papuans 11. PNG has faced an insurgency movement in: A. Micronesia B. Polynesia
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2010 for the course GEOG 213 taught by Professor Slezak during the Winter '09 term at University of Calgary.

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12MCTFPacific - Chapter 12 The Pacific Realm MultipleChoice...

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