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Which statement best explains why most of the population of the people’s Republic of China live in the eastern third of the nation?
a) best agricultural land is in the East
b) largest forests are in the East
c) best fishing areas are off the eastern coast
d) largest oil deposits are in the East

Which is an accurate statement about Japan’s natural resources?
a) Japan has extensively used the seas for fishing
b) large reserves of petroleum are located in the northern part of Japan
c) Japan has large fertile plains suitable for growing grain
d) large coal and iron-ore deposits are located in the mountain region

In Japan, a major economic problem has been the lack of
a) natural resources
b) investment capital
c) skilled labor
d) experienced management

Which statement best describes an effect that geography has had on Japan?
a) Japan’s smooth coastline has prevented the development of a fishing industry
b) Japan’s large plains have made wheat growing a primary industry
c) the lack of important natural resources has led Japan to depend on trade with other nations
d) the location of Japan has encouraged great ethnic diversity within the nation

The term “Latin America” most accurately refers to the
a) areas of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States
b) countries that belong to the Organization of American States
c) continents of North and South America
d) countries that have close economic ties with Spain

Which generalization about geography of Latin America is accurate?
a) geographic features prevented foreign imperialism
b) harsh climatic conditions have prevented the development of large-scale agriculture
c) the lack of geographic barriers facilitated the development of transportation and communication systems
d) great variations in latitude and landforms resulted in a diversity of climates

One effect that mountain ranges, rain forests, and river systems have had on Latin America has been to
a) encourage cultural diffusion
b) limit the development of transportation and communication systems
c) permit the nations of the area to use a single form of government
d) allow the development of large amounts of arable land

Which geographic factor has most strongly influenced Russia’s foreign policies and economic development?
a) lack of natural resources
b) vast desert regions
c) limited access to warm-water ports
d) extensive mountain ranges

A topographical map would most likely be used to
a) identify the major agricultural products of Egypt
b) determine the population of Beijing, China
c) estimate the elevation of Bangkok, Thailand
d) count the number of provinces in India

On a map of the world, Asia is to Japan as Europe is to
a) Great Britain
b) the Netherlands
c) Austria
d) Italy

Areas of Africa and parts of Siberia in Russia are often said to be gems-in-the-rough because they have
a) extensive tracts of permanently frozen land
b) well-developed coastal fishing industries
c) many undeveloped natural resources
d) decreasing populations

In Africa, an effect of topography and climate has been to
a) encourage rapid industrialization of the interior
b) prevent the development of kingdoms
c) promote large-scale trade between African and Asia
d) promote the growth of diverse societies

The Suez Canal, the Strait of Hormuz, and the Strait of Gibraltar are important because they
a) prevent attacks on bordering nations
b) control access to vital trade routes
c) limit Russian access to warm-water points
d) prohibit the movement of ships carrying nuclear weapons

Geographic diversity in the Middle East has contributed to
a) unequal standards of living
b) a common economic system
c) similar political systems
d) military alliances with Japan

One factor that accounted for Chinese influence on traditional Japanese culture was the
a) continuous warfare between the countries
b) geographic location of the countries
c) refusal of western nations to trade with Japan
d) annexation of Japan into the Chinese Empire

Throughout the 1800’s, Russia was interested in acquiring Turkey mainly because Russia wanted
a) to maintain peace in the Middle East
b) access to the Mediterranean Sea
c) to reestablish the Byzantine Empire
d) the rich farmland of the Anatolian Plateau

Which geographic factor has contributed most to the economic growth of Japan, Egypt, and Great Britain?
a) variety of natural resources
b) reliable amount of rainfall
c) abundance of arable land
d) access to important waterways

Which geographic factor has helped China remain isolated for many centuries?
a) many natural harbors
b) navigable river systems
c) severe climate
d) northern and western mountain ranges

Which statement best describes an impact of topography on eastern Europe?
a) Many different languages, religions, and customs developed.
b) A Russian czar ruled the area as a single empire.
c) An extensive single-crop agricultural system emerged.
d) Neighbors who were more powerful could not invade the region.

Which geographic factor was most important to the development of the early river valley civilizations?
a) fertile soils
b) high mountains
c) vast deserts
d) smooth coastlines

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