Spring 09 Geog Exam 3 Answers

Spring 09 Geog Exam 3 Answers - World Regional Geography...

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World Regional Geography: 101 Spring, 2009 Test 3 Name: -------------------------------------------- Points: [--------]/100 Date: 03| 25| Time allowed: 1 hour Instructions: 1. Please print your name clearly above 2. Shade the correct answer using a pencil on you Scantron 3. Answer all questions 1-50 and if you want answer bonus questions [51-53] 4. If found cheating you will be penalized accordingly (i.e. ZERO grade ……………………………………………………………………………………… Each Question 1-50 carries 2 points while bonus questions 51-53 == 1 point each 1. Which of the following characteristics do all countries in North Africa and Southwest Asia share? a) An abundance of oil b) An arid climate c) Urban life is dominant d) Government is based on Islam 2. Approximately what proportion of people living in North Africa and Southwest Asia subscribe to Islam? a) 100 percent b) 55 percent c) 15 percent d) 90 percent 3. Which of the following statements does NOT accurately portray the Ottoman Empire? a) It endorsed religious intolerance. b) Its capital city was Istanbul. c) Islam was the official religion. d) It was allied with Germany during World War I. 4. What was the name for the type of dependency Europeans fostered in North Africa? a) Commonwealth b) Overseas Territory c) Partnership d) Protectorate 1 | P a g e G e o g 1 0 1 , S p r i n g 2 0 0 9
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5. Most people in Egypt, including the country’s two largest cities, are located in and around which of the following? a) Lake Nasser b) Deccan Plateau c) Sinai Peninsula d) Nile Delta 6. Which of the following describes the flow of the Nile River? a) It flows north through Sudan, then through Egypt before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea b) It flows north entirely within Egypt, past Cairo and Alexandria, before entering the Red Sea. c) It flows south from the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands, through Egypt, and into the Mediterranean Sea near Cairo. d) It flows northeast from Khartoum, Sudan, through Ethiopia and Egypt, where it empties into the Arabian Sea. 7. Which of the following is NOT among the five Pillars of Islamic Practice? a) Seclusion of women b) Pilgrimage to the Islamic holy places c) Obligatory almsgiving (2 to 3 percent of one’s income) d) Daily prayer at one or more of five times during the day 8. Which of the following does the term shari’a represent? a) Seclusion by the veil b) Non-Arabic Muslim c) Islamic religious law d) Islamic principles on childbearing 9. Why are women in rural Islamic society less likely to be strictly secluded from public spaces? a) People living in rural places tend not to strictly subscribe to Islam and its restrictions on women’s activities. b) Families in rural society are matriarchal, giving women the power to interpret Islamic
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Spring 09 Geog Exam 3 Answers - World Regional Geography...

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