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World Geography Exam (Chapters 12-17)

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Paris
City of light
Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig Van Beetoven
Famous German Composers
Victor Hugo
Famous French Writer
Hopak
Ukranian dance featuring acrobatic leaps
Budapest
The "Paris of eastern Europe"
Ural Mountain
Dividing line between Europe and Asia
St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum
Originally built to hold the art collection of czars
Kalinigrad
Port that is separated from the rest of Russia
Venice
Built on a group of more than 100 islands
Theocracy
Government controlled by religious leaders
Diaspora
The scattering of Jews to countries in many parts of the world
Polytheism
Belief in many gods and goddesses
Zuggerat
Large, steplike tower
Muhammad
Great prophet of Islam
Aquifer
Underground rock layers that store large amounts of water
Casablanca
Morocco's largest city and port
Tinpoli
The capital of Libya
Tunis
North Africa's smallest country
Cairo
Capital of Egypt
Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales
What are the four regions of the United Kingdom?
Artists
Claud Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renois were famous ____.
France and Spain
What two countries are separated by the Pyrenees?
Iceland
Which country is a land of hot springs and geysers?
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemberg
What are the Benelux countries?
Venice
What city in Italy has no cars, but instead relies on boats for transportation on its many canals?
Albania
Where is Mother Teresa from?
The Aral Sea
Irrigation in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan is causing which body of water to rapidly dry up?
Babushka
In the Russian household, the person who takes care of the cooking, cleaning, and child care is often the ____.
Grandmother
What does Babushka mean?
Caspian Sea
What is the world's largest inland body
Babylon
Hammurabi was the greatest kind of ____.
Babalonians
We borrowed our 60-minute hour from a number system developed by the ____.
Epic of Gilgamesh
The world's first known story is ____.
Egyptian Civilization
What was the "gift of the Nile"?
Arabian Desert
What is another name of the Eastern Desert?
Desert
The word Sahara means ____.
Shops and Bazaars
In Algiers, the casbahs are known for their ____.