Chapter 18 Soviet Union And New Nation States Question Preview (ID: 35590)

Geography Alive.

Which term refers to an independent country whose people mostly share a common identity?
a) colonial empire
b) ethnic group
c) plural society
d) nation-state

What is a feeling of pride and loyalty toward one’s country called?
a) pluralism
b) nationalism
c) cultural identity
d) self respect

Which of these is an example of a failed state?
a) the Azerbaijan Republic
b) the European Union
c) the United Kingdom
d) the Soviet Union

There is ethnic tension between the Russians and Kazakhs
a) True
b) False

What natural resource has become Azerbaijan’s leading export?
a) oil
b) copper
c) natural gas
d) coal

Life expectancy in Belarus has dropped since 1990. Which of these has contributed most to this trend?
a) the collapse of the Soviet Union
b) the Chechen independence movement
c) the Chernobyl power plant explosion
d) the conflict between Muslims and Christians

In 2004, Lithuania became a member of the
a) Baltic States
b) United Kingdom
c) Soviet Union
d) European Union

Russia became more free between 1995 and 2007.
a) True
b) False

Belarus has a higher infant mortality rate and a lower life expectancy than France.
a) True
b) False

Azerbaijan has the highest infant mortality rate,the lowest life expectancy,and the lowest GDP per capita of the seven countries.
a) True
b) False

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