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History of Europe
Geo Test 3 Part 1
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Europe is considered a continent because of...?
On a medieval "T in O" map, what does the "T" symbolize?
rivers and seas
An important Arab cartographer and geographer in the 1100s CE was...?
The peninsula of Europe is part of the Eurasian continent. It does not have its own _____________ plate?
The northern plains of Europe found in Finland, Germany, Poland, Holland, and elsewhere were formed by...?
A high-pressure system over the Atlantic causes the climate of much of Europe to be...?
What does the North Atlantic Drift affect?
Maps show us that the major mountain groups are the Alps, Pyrenees, Apennines, and...?
In the west of Europe there is a marine west coast climate, while in much of the south of Europe, the climate is...?
Europe as a formal region is often defined by Christianity, Indo-European languages, and...?
Europe is also a functional region and can be best classified as such based on...?
the european union
During the Cold War until ________, Europe was divided into East and West by the Iron Curtain?
After World War II, _______ was formed to stop the growing influence of the Soviet Union?
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union in Europe included Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Belarus, and importantly...?
The member countries of the Warsaw Pact in Europe were considered _______________ countries of the Soviet Union?
In 1054 CE, Christianity in Europe split into the Roman Catholic Church and...?
the Eastern orthodox church
Three major reformers of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century were Martin Luther, John Calvin, and...?
Christianity spread beyond Western Europe, in part through missionary activity, starting in the 1500s, through...?
Until the 1960s, _________ was the official language of services in the Roman Catholic Church worldwide?
Secularism has grown strongly since World War II. A strong sign of secularism in Europe is...?
low church attendance
Church attendance has grown in which region of Europe during the past 25 years?
The first wave of Islam arrived in Europe with the Moors in Spain, followed by eastern Europe with the rise of the...?
Today, many Muslim immigrants come to France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom from...?
Northern Europe is traditionally Protestant and Southern Europe is predominantly...?
Secular states in Europe include France, Belgium, and...?
Language and religion in Europe are spatially connected... T/F
In general, where Orthodoxy prevails the Slavic languages are spoken; Roman Catholic areas of Europe often speak a ____________ language?
The Indo-European language family does not include...?
The three major language groups in Europe are...?
Germanic, Romance, Slavic
What are the official languages of the European Union?
More than 20 languages are official
Since 1990, the use of both Welsh and English is promoted in schools in Ireland and Scotland... T/F?
More than 50 percent of Europeans are fluent in a second language, and the most common is...?
The average number of children born to a woman during child-bearing age is called...?
total fertility rate
The age structure and gender of a population can easily be seen in a...?
Why has Europe opened its doors to immigrants and guest workers over the past 70 years?
an aging population
Many guest workers immigrated to Germany and Belgium following World War II, especially from...?
The flow of migrants from Eastern Europe to Western Europe was precipitated by the end of the Cold War and...?
Many people of the Islamic faith have become residents of Europe, especially from...?
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
The city of Venice and the country of the Netherlands fight very hard against...?
enroachment of the seas
An isostatic rebound refers to land...?
Land reclaimed from the seas and wetlands in the Netherlands is called...?
Wastewater in the city of Venice is removed from the canals by...?
In 1960, the city of Venice has about 170,000 residents. Today the population is almost 300,000...?
The Industrial Revolution spread from ___________ into Europe?
In which of the following were environmental impacts of industrialization first regulated and improved?
The city of Prague, now capital of the Czech Republic, was part of the ________ empire from the 1500s until 1918?
Since the end of the Cold War, the residences in the city center of Prague have...?
declined in number
Privatization of rural land formerly collectivized for socialist agriculture is an important aspect of land of economic reform. In many cases, land was returned to pre-Cold War owners through...?
According to the Globalization and World Cities Study, which of the following is the most important world city in Europe?
Swiss banking is known for its security and secrecy laws. The other major players in global banking are Germany and...?
The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council are the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, China, and...?
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