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In the 1920s, Western powers began to expand their influence in the Middle East primarily due to __________.
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Africa's largest mountain, __________, is located in eastern Africa. D. Mt. Kilimanjaro  __________ is the highest volcanic mountain in western Africa. D. Mt. Cameroon  Located near Africa's coasts and rifts, __________ are steep slopes and cliffsides that are caused by erosion. D. escarpments  Africa's largest lake is Lake __________. D. Victoria  The __________ Desert, located in northern Africa, is the largest desert in the world. C. Sahara  Which river is located in Africa and is the world's longest river, at 4,160 miles? D. the Nile River  Drought and leaching have contributed to the process of __________, a major environmental challenge in Africa. C. desertification  The __________ Mountains are Africa's longest mountain chain and are located in the northwestern part of the continent. B. Atlas  In Africa, parasitic diseases such as malaria are most likely to occur and spread in __________ regions near the Equator. C. tropical  In which African ecosystem would you most likely find giraffes, zebras, and lions in a grassland habitat? D. the savanna  In North Africa, traditional marketplaces in Arab cities are known as __________. D. souks  In much of Africa, the traditional village layout consists of a __________, or a pen for cattle, and the homes that surround it. C. kraal  Archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakeysome found some of the oldest human remains in __________ during the 1950s. D. Olduvai Gorge  Which of the following statements about the San Bushmen is true? C. They live in family groups and do not have an official "chief," or leader.  The __________, a seminomadic group, are herder-warriors of the east African plains. A. Maasai  The __________ are Berber descendants who are also known as the "blue people." D. Tuareg  West African dance influenced __________, a martial art dance form popular in Brazil. A. capoeira  Unlike many other arts in western and central Africa, __________ typically is done by women. B. pottery  Traditional Maasai society is organized according to __________. A. male age sets  The __________ people are the earliest known inhabitants of Africa's Mediterranean coast. C. Berber  Which of the timelines above correctly shows the order of historical events on the African continent? B. Two (2)  Desert locusts are devastating to agriculture because __________. B. small swarms can eat the same amount of vegetation in one day as an elephant  Which of the following issues is not a cause of water shortages in the Middle East? D. decreasing populations  Which of the following seas, labeled with the arrow on the map above, separates the Arabian Peninsula from Africa and is connected to the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal? B. the Red Sea  In the Middle East, a __________ is a dry riverbed that often fills briefly with water after strong rains. B. wadi  Circled in purple on the map above, the __________ Sea is a major body of water located west of the Middle East. A. Mediterranean  The __________ is a saltwater lake that is located at the world's farthest point below sea level. B. Dead Sea  The __________ is also known as the "Empty Quarter" because of its harsh sand dunes and uninhabited areas. D. Rub al-Khali  Middle Eastern farmers practice __________ agriculture when they grow food to provide for themselves and their families. C. subsistence  Read the paragraph below and answer the question that follows. Known as the "Great Salt Desert" because of its many salt marshes, this desert is located in northern Iran. The region's extreme heat and many storms have resulted in a great deal of erosion in the region. The desert's surface is covered with sand and pebbles. Which desert is being discussed in the paragraph above? A. the Dasht-e Kavir  The __________ Mountains, circled in purple on the map above, stretch across western Iran and are located next to the Khuzestan Plain. C. Zagros  The __________ River flows into the Dead Sea and is an important source of irrigation water. C. Jordan  How do Islamic reform movements disagree with fundamentalist beliefs? A. Reformers believe in a less strict interpretation of the Qur'an.  Progressive Muslims typically support all of the following for women, except __________. B. the increased occurrence of polygamy  In Saudi Arabia, up to 60% of university students are women, but women make up less than 5% of the country's workforce. True  What happened during the Camp David Accords? B. Egypt agreed to recognize Israel, and Israel returned the Sinai Peninsula.  Which of the following statements about Sharia law in the Middle East is false? C. Sharia law is a set of civil laws created without the influence of religion.  __________ describes a Jewish nationalist movement to create a Jewish homeland A. Zionism  Which of the following was not a conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors? B. the First Gulf War  __________ law is civil law based on Islamic beliefs. C. Sharia  The city of Jerusalem is only important to the Jewish faith. False  The prophet who received the revelation of the Qur'an was __________. C. Muhammad  Salafiyya is a __________. B. conservative movement within the Muslim world  European interest in the Middle East intensified after oil was discovered in the region. True  Why are drums so important in many African cultures? A. They are used to gather a community together and for ceremonial purposes.  Which of the following physical features is located in the highlands climate zone on the map above? A. the Ethiopian Highlands  Read the passage below and answer the question that follows. Known as the "Cradle of Civilization," this region was home to several early river valley societies. Located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the region is known for its rich alluvial soil, which has earned it the nickname the "Fertile Crescent." Which of the following regions is discussed in the passage above? C. Mesopotamia  Which Middle Eastern plateau is surrounded by mountains and contains two uninhabitable deserts? In the 1920s, Western powers began to expand their influence in the Middle East primarily due to __________.  Which of the following lakes is the largest lake in Africa, the world's second-largest freshwater lake, approximately 6,800 square miles large, and crossed by the Equator? C. Lake Victoria  Which of the following statements about the status of women in Saudi Arabia is false? A. Women are not allowed to attend colleges or universities.  Islam, Judaism, and Christianity have shared historical origins. True  Located between Jordan and Israel, __________ is an arid region and a site of territorial conflict. B. the West Bank  During a __________, winds from the northwest sweep toward the Persian Gulf, often causing major sandstorms. D. shamal  It is against the law for women to drive automobiles in Saudi Arabia. True  Which of the following statements about a theocracy is true? A. Civil law is based on religious tenets and beliefs.  According to the map above, sub-arctic and tundra climates can be found in __________. B. Russia  The __________ Plain stretches across northern India and is home to one-tenth of the world's population. A. Ganges  Which of the following crops is not grown in the tropical climates of Asia? D. wheat  Based on the map above, which of the following statements is true? D. Mainland Asia and the Asian islands have areas with a highlands climate.  Because of its proximity to the Ring of Fire, Southeast Asia often is threatened by massive and destructive waves called __________. B. tsunamis  Read the passage below and answer the question that follows. This saltwater lake is the largest lake or inland sea in the world. Is it below sea level and is located east of the Caucasus Mountains. It is a natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Which of the following bodies of water is described in the paragraph above C. the Caspian Sea  Read the passage below and answer the question that follows. This ecosystem is common in central and northern Asia. Flora include mosses, grasslands, and hardwoods. Animals of this ecosystem include Siberian tigers, antelopes, sheep, and snow leopards. Which of the following ecosystems is described in the paragraph above? A. highlands  The Yangtze River is the world's third-largest river and is used extensively as a trade avenue. True  Which ocean does not border Asia's coasts? C. the Atlantic Ocean  Eastern Russia is considered part of Southeast Asia. False  Based on the map above, which of the following statements is true? D. Mainland Asia and the Asian islands have areas with a highlands climate.  In which of the following climate zones do giant pandas live? D. the deciduous forest  Read the passage below and answer the question that follows. This ecosystem is common in eastern and northern Siberia. Flora include mosses, summer flowers, and small shrubs. Animals include wolves, reindeer, foxes, and rabbits. Which of the following ecosystems is described in the paragraph above? D. tundra  In India, the introduction of Sanskrit, Hinduism, and the caste system all occurred during the time period of __________. D. Aryan civilizations  The Akshardham Temple, shown above, is a historic Hindu temple in New Delhi. As of 2010, over 80% of the population in __________ followed the Hindu faith. D. India  In which country would one most likely view the sport shown in the photo above? B. Thailand  Which of the following statements about religion in Southeast Asia is true? A. Most people in the region practice either Islam or Buddhism.  Female literacy rates are often lower in India and some other South Asian countries because females may have __________. D. less access to education  The achievements of the Tang and Song Dynasties include __________. B. the invention of gunpowder and the growth of Confucianism  Which of the following countries is not pictured on the map above and has a very different culture from the others? A. China  Which of the following statements best describes the role of the caste system in India today? C. The caste system was limited by the constitution, but many still adhere to it, especially in rural areas.  In a __________ system, people are placed into a given level of society at birth, and they remain at that level throughout their lives. C. caste  The establishment of British colonies resulted in the introduction of cricket and soccer to __________. C. Pakistan and India  Which of the following statements best describes the religious characteristics of Pakistan and India? D. The majority of people In Pakistan practice Islam, and the majority of people in India practice Hinduism.  Which of the following countries struggles with language diversity, making it difficult for the government to communicate effectively and educate its population? i. India ii. Japan iii. Pakistan A. i. only  The Pacific Island chain located nearest to Australia is __________. C. Melanesia  How are the Pacific's low islands distinct from the high islands? D. The low islands often have no sources of freshwater.  Mount Erebus, an active volcano, is located __________. C. in Antarctica  In which of the following regions is a geothermal plateau located? A. on the North Island of New Zealand  Which mountain is sacred to Australian Aborigines? C. Uluru  According to the map above, the tropical wet and dry climate can be found in __________. C. Australia and the Pacific Islands  In which of Oceania's ecosystems can you find tree kangaroos, frogs, various birds, ferns, and tall, dense trees? C. the tropical rainforest  The central Pacific Island group with many current and former US territories is __________. B. Micronesia  Among Australia's vast deserts, the __________ is unique because of its treeless surface and its limestone geology. A. Nullarbor Plain  The __________ and Ronne ice shelves are major landforms in Antarctica. D. Ross  The __________ is the only Australian river to flow year-round. A. Murray River  The process of one tectonic plate being pushed beneath another tectonic plate is called __________. D. subduction  The majority of Australians live in __________. C. cities in the southeast region of the continent  A committee appointed to investigate a particular matter is a __________. B. tribunal  The first settlers of Australia were the __________. B. Aborigines  Today, the economies of the Pacific Islands rely heavily on which of the following needs? B. importing raw materials so economies can produce manufactured goods  The permanent body and facial tattoos that are a rite of passage for Maori people are called __________. C. ta moko  Many of the __________ creation stories portray the Earth being created during an event called the Dreaming. B. Aborigines'  Before each international match, New Zealand's national rugby team performs a pre-battle dance of the Maori, the __________. D. haka  Following the New Zealand Wars, the British government __________. A. established seats in the House of Representatives for Maori politicians  Which of the timelines above correctly plots events in Australia's history? C. Three (3)  Which of the timelines above correctly plots events in New Zealand's history? B. Two (2)  The Maori consider the Treaty of Waitangi unfair because __________. D. Maori and English versions of the treaty didn't match  To promote the growth of vegetation, Aborigines __________. A. used fire to do controlled burns  Which of the following statements about religion in China is true? C. The country of China is officially atheist, but people practice Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, and Islam.  Which of the following statements best chatagorizes Maori-European relations? D. Significant progress has been made in recent years between those of Maori and European decent in New Zealand, and relations have improved.  Why are monsoons important to the people of India? C. They are an important source of water for irrigation.  In which of the following countries does a majority of the population practice Islam? i. Pakistan ii. India iii. Indonesia B. i. and iii. only  A playa is a(n) __________. A. natural lake that is dry for long periods of time  Which body of water is arrow four (4) pointing to on the map above? A. the Coral Sea  Which of the following bodies of water is a saltwater lake that is located between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan and is shrinking? A. the Aral Sea  The Bollywood film industry is an important part of the culture of theater and arts in __________. A. India  Despite the numerous fault lines in Asia, earthquakes are not common in South and Central Asia. False  The Manchurian Plain is home to one-tenth of the world's population. False  Which of the following statements is true of both ancient Egypt and ancient Sumer? A. Barley and wheat were both civilizations' main crops.  All of the following effects occurred as a result of the growth of towns and villages except __________. A. the decrease in trade among societies  Slash-and-burn was a technique used __________. B. by early farmers to renew nutrients in the soil  The photo above depicts a common structure found in ancient civilizations. All of the following must have been present in order for the civilization to successfully build such a large structure EXCEPT: B. advanced government that took the form of democracy rather than a monarchy.  The wheel was first created and used during the __________. B. Neolithic Era  The first great civilizations all had one thing in common: access to a river or other natural water source that allowed them to grow surplus amounts of food. True  According to the graph above, world population remained relatively unchanged during which time period? C. 15,000 BCE - 5,000 BCE  Small communities, nomadic lifestyles, and hunter-gatherer societies were all characteristics of the __________. B. Paleolithic Era  Which of the following statements is false? D. The Neolithic Era is called "new" because of the shift away from nomadic societies.  Which of the following innovations best explains the population change that occurred between 5,000 BCE and 500 BCE, as shown on the graph above? D. the development of agriculture  Which of the following groups is the most likely to be opposed to the technology of the Green Revolution? D. those who oppose the use of pesticides  Which of the following developments occurred first? B. animal domestication  What effect did mechanization have on farming? C. Mechanization increased the speed of harvesting.  All of the following were innovations that benefited farmers during the Second Agricultural Revolution except __________. D. plant domestication  Why is Dr. Norman Borlaug often called "the man who saved a billion lives"? A. Dr. Borlaug's work significantly increased agricultural yields in Mexico and India.  The domestication of plants allowed humans to found the first permanent settlements because food supplies became more __________. B. stable  The seed drill is technology that emerged from the __________. B. Second Agricultural Revolution  A key contributor to the research and success of hybridization, which ignited the Green Revolution, was __________. A. Dr. Norman Borlaug  Which of the following statements about agriculture is false? B. The Green Revolution contributed to the growth of small organic farms in the United States.  Which of the following is not a way in which colonialism dramatically changed farming? B. Plantation-style farming became obsolete.  Dr. Carl Sauer hypothesized that there were 11 separate centers of plant and animal domestication during the First Agricultural Revolution. Based on his hypothesis, which of the following statements is true? D. Agriculture developed independently among ancient civilizations.  The most common type of settlement in the world is a __________ settlement. B. nucleated  Settlements where houses are constructed in a long line along a road or river are called __________ villages. C. linear  Which of the following is not a common characteristic of agricultural villages throughout the world? A. Houses are built in a line along a main road.  According to von Thunen's model, which of the following would be produced most profitably on the ring farthest from the epicenter? B. sheep  Comparing land use in urban areas and agricultural villages finds that if arable land is scarce, then the sizes of farms and houses are small  In early villages, most citizens __________. A. were engaged in agriculture  According to Von Thuen's model, what kind of agricultural activity would lie closest to the city? intensive farming and dairying  What is the most likely reason why grid villages are the most common type of settlement found in the western US? B. The government distributed and sold land in square parcels.  Which of the following statements is false? B. Arable land is very minimal in the United States.  Which of the following statements about transportation costs is true? C. Transportation costs are an important factor in agricultural profitability.  Today, land in urban areas typically is used for housing, transportation, and other structures, rather than for agriculture, primarily due to __________. D. transportation time and shipping costs being reduced  All of the following were agricultural hearths, except __________. B. sub-Saharan Africa  Most historians believe that the Sumerian civilization declined due to __________. B. constant rebellion within the empire and invasion from outside  All of the following are advancements that occurred during the Neolithic Era except __________. D. the controlled use of fire
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