Question 1 (Worth 6 points) Match Term Definition 1 Correct Answer : D A) Sun Belt 2 Correct Answer : C B) Country which is attempting to join the EU. 3 Correct Answer : F C) Destination of the majority of the slave trade from Africa 4 Correct Answer : B D) Area that was once the Cradle of Civilization and is now increasingly desertified 5 Correct Answer : E E) Location of one of the most polluted cities in the world. 6 F) The population is only 1/10 the size of the
population of the U.S. 7 Correct Answer : H G) A global economically dominant region 8 Correct Answer : G H) Contains E climate 9 Correct Answer : J I) Poorest country in the Western Hemisphere 10 J) Taiga Vegetation Points earned on this question : 1.2 Question 2 (Worth 2 points) Continental Central America’s poorest country is: A. Haiti B. Mexico C. Honduras D. Nicaragua This is a correct answer Feedback for this selection : Correct. Points earned on this question : 2 Question 3 (Worth 2 points) The island contested between Greece and Turkey is: A. Cyprus This is a correct answer Feedback for this selection : Correct. B. Crete C. Malta D. Sicily Question Information : The disagreement about Cyprus is being suggested as the primary reason for the delay of Turkey entering the EU. Your text suggests that the reasons may more likely be based on religious differences. Points earned on this question : 2 Question 4 (Worth 2 points) Which of the following statements is true? A. Desertification occurs only in the eastern hemisphere. B. Deserts are found on the eastern sides of the continents. C. Soils in desert regions tend to be thin and poorly developed and thus not fertile. This is a correct answer D. All of the above are false. Feedback for this selection : See Introduction, "Climate, Climate Regions, Dry (B)) Climates" and the World Climates map. Question Information : A general rule about the location of deserts is that you will encounter dry regions in the windward direction from cool ocean currents. Check this out.
Points earned on this question : 0 Question 5 (Worth 2 points) _________ depict(s) spatial distributions and are a premier tool of geographers. Satellite images Feedback for this selection : Satellites cannot record everything on earth. Maps This is a correct answer Cartograms A highway map. Points earned on this question : 0 Question 6 (Worth 2 points) Which of the following European countries most nearly satisfies the definition of nation-state? A. France B. England C. Ukraine D. Sweden This is a correct answer Feedback for this selection : Correct. Points earned on this question : 2 Question 7 (Worth 2 points) Rainfall patterns in humid tropical (A) climates are characterized by all but: A. substantial precipitation every month, year-round, in the Af (rainforest) subtype Feedback for this selection : See Introduction, "Climate, Climate On the Map, Humid Equatorial (A) Climates." B. a “double maximum” sometimes involving “long rains” and “short rains” in the savanna (Aw) subtype
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