Eastern Europe (Final Exam 1) Quiz Answers

Eastern Europe (Final Exam 1) Quiz Answers

Sweden is west of Norway? True of False?
False
St. Petersburg was established in 1703 by Peter the Great as the capital of the Russian Empire? True or False?
True
Russia’s highest point, Mt. Elbrus, is located in the Ural Mountains? True or False?
False
St. Petersburg was named in honor of who?
Saint Peter
What mountain is the highest point in the Caucasus Mountains?
Mt. Elbrus
What is unusual about the Ural Mountains, in spite of their old age?
The high elevation
What is the geographical significance of the Russian Plain?
The largest mountain-free area of Russia
What plain is also known as the Eastern Europe Plain and stretches from Eastern Poland to the Ural Mountains?
Russian Plain
How many time zones does the country of Russia encompass?
11
Only 87% of Russia is arable land? True or False?
True
Tree growth is hindered in tundra regions due to low temperatures and short growing seasons? True or False?
True
46% of Russia is permanent forests? True or False?
True
What is the definition that applies to permafrost?
Permanently frozen subsoil, occurring in perennial frigid areas
What animal from the arctic tundra is falsely known as “suicidal rodents”
Lemmings
Why is there limited agriculture in Eastern Europe?
Lack of proper soils and favorable climates
How are forests biomes classified?
By latitude
Orthodox icons, paintings, and sculptures are merely beautiful expressions of an artist’s love for the church? True or False?
True
Almost 2 decades after the fall of communism, a number of Eastern Europe countries are still struggling to establish stable democracies? True or False?
True
The rivalries between Serb, Croat, and Muslim communities in Yugoslavia date back centuries? True or False?
True
What was the cause of the Great Schism of 1054 between the Eastern and Western Church?
A gradual process of estrangement between the east and the west
Why are young Eastern European democracies at an increased risk for turmoil during a global recession?
Government Corruption
Who was the first sitting head of state to be indicated by the U.N for war crimes?
Milosevic
What was an interesting feature of the New Economic Policy of Lenin?
It allowed for some private enterprise
What did the destruction of the Berlin wall signify?
The end of the cold war
Two of the best ski resorts in Eastern Europe are Bansko in Bulgaria and Jasna in Slovakia? True or False?
True
Structures built on permafrost will eventually sink? True or False?
True
Which of the following countries claims to have “the most modern resort in Eastern Europe”?
Bulgaria
What it touted as the biggest benefit to nuclear energy?
No greenhouse gas emissions
What is the potential danger from an accident at a nuclear power plant?
Expose to radiation
Why have the rules governing building on permafrost changed?
Permafrost used to be permanent
Which of the following indicated a “permafrost-free area”?
The existence of white birch or white spruce trees
What is the general crisis being faced by many countries of Eastern Europe?
Young people leaving in search of higher wages, leaving behind an aging population
What is the capital of Russia?
Moscow
What is the capital of Poland?
Warsaw
What is the capital of Ukraine?
Kiev
What is the capital of Belarus?
Minsk
What is the capital of Czech Republic?
Prague
What is the capital of Hungary?
Budapest
What is the capital of Romania?
Bucharest
What is the capital of Moldova?
Chisinau
What is the capital of Slovakia?
Bratislava
What is the capital of Bulgaria?
Sofia
What is the capital of Slovenia?
Ljubljana
What is the capital of Estonia?
Tallinn
What is the capital of Latvia?
Riga
What is the capital of Lithuania?
Vilnius
What is the capital of Albania?
Tirana
What is the capital of Croatia?
Zagreb
What is the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina?
Sarajevo
What is the capital of Montenegro?
Pogorica
What is the capital of Macedonia?
Skopje
What is the capital of Kosovo?
Pristina
What is the capital of Serbia?
Belgrade

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