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1

A state with control over its internal affairs has

sovereignty

2

Attributes of a state include all of the following except

It must possess a military

3

For the United Nations to formally recognize a new country, it must meet which of the following conditions?

have an independent political system

4

The North and South Korea represent a good example of

ethnicity divided between more than one state

5

Which of the following best explains how the geopolitical history was one of the many underlying reasons for the struggle over Crimea?

Collapse of the former Soviet Union and created newly independent countries

6

The first states in ancient Mesopotamia were

city-states

7

Political unity in the ancient Mediterranean world reached its height in

the Roman Empire

8

Boundaries in much of Europe follow the

distribution of languages

9

A global organization created after WWII that provides a forum for discussion of international problems and peace promotion is called

the United Nations

10

The world's largest multinational state is

Russia

11

The attempt by one country to impose political control over another territory is

colonialism

12

The motives of European states in establishing colonies can be summarized as all but which of the following

guilt

13

Greenland

has a high degree of autonomy despite remaining part of Denmark

14

Angola is an example of a _____ state.

fragmented

15

Zimbabwe is an example of a _____ state.

compact

16

Elongated states may suffer from poor internal communication and difficulty defending its borders. Which of the following in NOT an elongated state?

Lesotho

17

Landlocked states need to have agreements with another country's seaport to send and receive sea-going goods. Which of the following is not a landlocked state?

Angola

18

The process of redrawing legislative boundaries to benefit the party in power is called

gerrymandering

19

According to lecture, which of the following countries transitioned to a multiparty democracy in 1994 after fifty years of minority rule?

South Africa

20

State-sponsored terrorism commonly includes all but

prohibiting women from attending school

21

The UN's Human Development Index (HDI) takes into account three factors. These are

a decent standard of living, access to knowledge, and a long and healthy life

22

The United Nations measures the average income in countries through a complex index called

annual gross national income per capita at purchasing power parity

23

Regarding access to knowledge measured in the HDI, which of the following statistical measures is most closely correlated to birth rates in a country?

Female literacy rate

24

Regarding empowerment as part of gender equality, which of the following countries has the highest percentage of women in national elected positions?

Cuba

25

Which of the following is true of the international trade approach to development?

countries open themselves to foreign investment and international markets

26

Which of the following is required of corporations as part of the international trade development model?

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

27

This country receives 1/3 of the total FDI for all developing countries

none of the these countries

28

International trade agreements became common in the 20th century as a response to what global event?

The Great Depression

29

Which of the following is the main reason for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to provide loans to developing countries?

They will enable new infrastructure that will lead more businesses to open and expand

30

Agriculture varies around the world because of ______ across space.

cultural and environmental factors

31

Which of the following areas is NOT an important primary agricultural hearth?

Northern Europe

32

What people eat varies around the world because of which of the following factors?

all of the above

33

Undernourishment is most severe in

south Asia

34

The most important distinction for dividing the world into commercial and subsistence agricultural regions is

whether the product is consumed on or off of the farm

35

While climate influences every agricultural practice, the form of agriculture most dependent on climate is

Mediterranean

36

Which is NOT a form of agriculture found in developing regions?

mixed crop and livestock

37

Plantation agriculture differs from other types of agriculture found in developing regions because they are

owned by people in developed countries

38

Which of the following is NOT a factor that contributed to the Dust Bowl in the 1930s?

all of the above are contributing factors

39

A principle practice of sustainable agriculture is

all of the above

40

The world leader in land area devoted to organic farming is

Australia