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Un it 10 The Pacific Realm

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  • Q1

    Ranching continues to be an important economic activity in Australia.



  • Q2

    Why does New Zealand experience frequent earthquakes?

    The landmass of New Zealand was rifted from the landmass of Australia.

    New Zealand is located just below the Equator, which causes more earthquakes

    New Zealand is part of the Ring of Fire with its active tectonic plates

    New Zealand is located in the Northern Hemisphere, which has more earthquakes

  • Q3

    Which of the following statements about Polynesia is most accurate?

    Most of the islands in Polynesia are high islands.

    Polynesia contains Oceania’s largest island.

    Guam is part of the Polynesian islands.

    Polynesia is located in the central Pacific Ocean.

  • Q4

    What do the Aboriginal people use to retell the creation story and pass along their history and culture? Select all that apply.



  • Q5

    Which physical process is most responsible for the formation of islands in the Pacific Ocean?

    Flood deposits

    Tectonic Activity



  • Q6

    Which of the following cultural characteristics of New Zealand reflects a Maori tradition?

    Haiku poetry

    Haka dance

    Bungee jumping

    Rugby sports

  • Q7

    How was the location of Australia influenced in its environment?

    Australia's position in the Southern Hemisphere results in monsoon seasons

    Australia's proximity to Antarctica has contributed to a very cool climate year round.

    Australia's distance and isolation have contributed to the development of unique animals and plants.

    Australia's position between two oceans results n a very wet climate

  • Q8

    Maintaining elements of traditional cultures is important to the people of Oceania.



  • Q9

    What is El Nino

    a long period of rainfall that ends a drought

    a shift in global winds and ocean currents that occurs every few years

    a period of drought that comes at regular intervals

    a seasonal shift in global winds and ocean currents

  • Q10

    How are Guam and Wake Island similar?

    Mining is an important activity for each nation’s economy.

    They are both independent nations.

    They are both home to U.S. military bases.

    Agriculture is the main economic activity on both islands

  • Q11

    Which kind of infrastructure is visible in the aerial photography shown in the image?

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    Irrigation system



    Terraced farms

  • Q12

    Which is most likely to jeopardize the tourism economy of Oceania?

    the cultivation of more cash crops on the islands

    regional pollution and natural disasters

    population increase in the region

    the discovery of precious metals in the region

  • Q13

    What can you infer about the ozone layer today?

    Because of our conservation efforts, the ozone layer is thickening and increasing.

    There is little concern about the thinning of the ozone layer today.

    There is more harmful solar radiation over the Equator than over the Arctic Circle.

    The ozone layer is thinning, and we need to find ways to protect and preserve it.

  • Q14

    If the ozone layer continues to thin, how will it affect life on Earth?

    Only life in and around the Arctic Circle and Antarctica will be affected.

    The thinning of the ozone layer should not harm life on Earth.

    All life on Earth will be exposed to more harmful solar radiation.

    The ozone layer will adequately protect life on Earth for many years to come.

  • Q15

    What would happen if the supply of plankton sharply decreased?

    It would have no effect on the ecosystem of Antarctica.

    The food chain would be severely disrupted.

    The krill would find another source of food.

    Krill would multiply and take over the seas.


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