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Chapter 12 N. and S. Europe Review

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  • Q1
    The literacy rate is very high in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.
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  • Q2
    The Sami, or Lapps, were the original settlers of the countries of Northern Europe.
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  • Q3
    Taxes are relatively low in the countries of Northern Europe.
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  • Q4
    The Protestant Reformation had a lasting impact on Northern Europe.
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  • Q5
    Most of Spain’s population lives in the rugged rural Meseta Central region.
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  • Q6
    Which country in Northern Europe had three of its biggest banks fail in the financial crisis that swept the world in 2008?
    Denmark
    Finland
    Sweden
    Iceland
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  • Q7
    What type of landmass is Iceland?
    peninsula
    isthmus
    continent
    island
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  • Q8
    Which of the following statements about the rule of the Roman Empire is accurate?
    The Roman Empire had few provinces.
    The Roman Empire was situated entirely on the Italian peninsula.
    Emperor Constantine ruled from the city of Rome.
    The eastern empire lasted almost 1,000 years after the western empire fell.
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  • Q9
    What was the religion of the Moors who invaded Spain from Northern Africa?
    Greek Orthodoxy
    Judaism
    Islam
    Roman Catholicism
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  • Q10
    What is the main intent of welfare capitalism?
    to ensure that all people have access to the essential aspects of life
    to ensure that all people graduate from college
    to ensure that all people have easy access to public buildings
    to ensure that all people have jobs
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  • Q11
    Since World War II, which of the following changes has taken place in many nations of Southern Europe?
    They became democracies.
    They adopted communism.
    They converted to Christianity.
    They withdrew from international trade.
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  • Q12
    Why is the climate in Eastern Norway colder than the climate in the western part of the country?
    Winds carry warmer air west.
    Western Norway has more snow.
    Mountains reduce the flow of warmer air from the Norwegian Current.
    Eastern Norway has a higher elevation.
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  • Q13
    What type of climate is most common in Southern Europe?
    subtropical
    high mountain
    continental
    Mediterranean
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  • Q14
    Which of the following is one of the most important crops in Southern Europe?
    barley
    oats
    wheat
    olives
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  • Q15
    What theory did Galileo's telescope help prove?
    Rome's theory that gods did indeed live on Mount Vesuvius
    Christopher Columbus's theory that there was a direct westward sea route to Asia
    Copernicus's theory that the sun orbited Earth
    Copernicus's theory that the planets, including Earth, orbit the sun
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  • Q16
    Which climate is found in Finland, where the influence of seas is limited?
    Mediterranean climate
    tundra climate
    continental climate
    monsoon climate
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  • Q17
    What tree crop grows well in the scrublands near the Mediterranean?
    apples
    pears
    olives
    citrus
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  • Q18
    Why has whaling declined as an industry in Northern Europe?
    Many of the larger whale species are considered endangered.
    Whaling was far too costly to maintain.
    Whaling was not as profitable as shrimping.
    The seas have become so icy that ships cannot navigate them.
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  • Q19
    Which city was one of the earliest centers of the Renaissance?
    Florence
    Rome
    Athens
    Constantinople
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