GCU 325 - Reading Quizes

GCU 325 - Reading Quizes - Reading Quiz 1 Question 1 1 out...

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Reading Quiz 1 Question 1 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, the age of substantial mountain building in a west-east direction (somewhat inland from Europe's southern edge) is called the _____ period. These younger mountains have had much less time to erode and today contain some high, sharp, peaks. Selected Answer: Alpine Question 2 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, which of the following is most associated with water filtering down from the surface and dissolving permeable limestone, forming numerous large sinks or troughs? Selected Answer: karst topography Question 3 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, the vast majority of Europeans live within 200 kilometers of _____. Selected Answer: a coast Question 4 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 1, the persistence of the idea that Europe was a physical continent was perpetuated by the Roman church in medieval times by the use of the famous _____ map, which separated Europe, Africa, and Asia into 3 distinct units, and was a simplied map of the known world. Selected Answer: "T in O" Question 5 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, a recurrent theme of Europe's terrain is _____, the segmentation into not only numerous peninsulas and islands, but also the small individual terrain units of Europe that possess individuality. Selected Answer: compartmentalization Question 6 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, wind-deposited and fine-textured fertile soils, found at the southern edge of the plains (near where the hilly zone begins), is called _____ soil. Selected Answer: loess Question 7 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 1, historically, numerous outside groups have invaded Europe, such as the Magyars, horsemen from central Asia, who conquered lands as far inland as southern Germany. After many years of raiding, the Magyars abandoned all of their holdings, except the grasslands of _____, where their linguistic descendants remain today. Selected Answer: Hungary Question 8 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 1, rooted in a 1602 book entitled _____, by the Italian Tommaso Campanella, the ideas of socialism became fully developed in the 1800s in the works of Karl Marx, a German. Selected Answer: City of the Sun Question 9 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, the long-ago mountain-building period in Europe is called the _____ period. The landscapes formed during this period have been severely eroded and are now much reduced in elevation. These older landscapes now have a much more rounded, hilly look to them. Selected Answer: Hercynian
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Question 10 1 out of 1 points According to chapter 2, Europe has a number of flanking seas, which in turn are linked by numerous strategic _____, facilitating the movement of people and goods around the perimeter of Europe. Control over these narrow connecting passageways has long been a goal of many competing European powers, and many of these waterways have often been the military contested.
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GCU 325 - Reading Quizes - Reading Quiz 1 Question 1 1 out...

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