physical geography of russia chapter 14 test review world geography

Click here to load reader

Post on 19-Dec-2015

235 views

Category:

Documents

1 download

Embed Size (px)

TRANSCRIPT

  • Slide 1
  • Physical Geography of Russia Chapter 14 Test Review World Geography
  • Slide 2
  • Which of the following statements about the fishing industry in Russia is TRUE? a.Salmon, herring, cod, and halibut support the fishing industry. b.The fishing industry is dependent solely on sturgeon. c.The demand for Russian caviar has declined. d.Russia's fishing exports double every year.
  • Slide 3
  • The __________ mark the traditional boundary between European Russia and Asian Russia. a.Verkhoyanski Mountains b.Ural Mountains c.Sayan Mountains d.Caucasus Mountains
  • Slide 4
  • The Caucasus Mountains are located between the _______ and ________ Seas. a.Black, Caspianc.Baltic, Barents b.Black, Balticd.Caspian, Barents
  • Slide 5
  • The Volga River connects Moscow with which body of water? a.Pacific Ocean b.Mediterranean Sea c.Bering Sea d.Caspian Sea
  • Slide 6
  • Russia has a.large forest lands but not much petroleum. b.huge reserves of mineral resources. c.small reserves of mineral resources. d.vast petroleum deposits but few minerals.
  • Slide 7
  • The ________ climate region dominates the landscape in Russias far north. a.Subarctic b.Steppe c.Tundra d.humid continental
  • Slide 8
  • What is the Black Earth Belt? a.an area in which the ground is frozen most of the year b.a region in which farming is difficult because of the infertile soil c.an area in which factories are most important to the economy d.an area of rich soil whose farms feed most of Russia
  • Slide 9
  • Russias largest climate region is the _________ a.arctic.c.highland. b.subarctic.d.humid continental.
  • Slide 10
  • The majority of Russias people live a.on the Northern European Plain. b.along the Lena River. c.on the West Siberian Plain. d.on the Central Siberian Plateau.
  • Slide 11
  • Russian coasts lie along the Pacific Ocean, a.Arctic Ocean, Caspian Sea, Black Sea, and Baltic Sea. b.Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea, and Baltic Sea. c.Arctic Ocean, Caspian Sea, North Sea, and Black Sea. d.Arctic Ocean, North Sea, Black Sea, and Baltic Sea.
  • Slide 12
  • Canals link the _________ River to the _________ Sea, providing a water route to northern Europe. a.Lena, Laptevc.Irtysh, Barents b.Volga, Blackd.Volga, Baltic
  • Slide 13
  • When attacking Russia in 1941, German forces a.were defeated in part by Russia's harsh winter. b.found Russians had burned their own villages to keep the Germans from finding food. c.were very well prepared for the harsh winder to come. d.were defeated with very little loss of life.
  • Slide 14
  • Russias steppe climate is characterized by a.wet summers and long, cold winters with swirling winds and blowing snow. b.dry summers and short, mild winters with swirling winds and blowing snow. c.wet summers and short, mild winters with swirling winds and blowing snow. d.dry summers and long, cold winters with swirling winds and blowing snow.
  • Slide 15
  • Russia has few ocean ports that are a.closed year-round. b.able to accept more than one type of ship. c.free from ice year-round. d.usable for ships constructed in the past 20 years.
  • Slide 16
  • The Caspian Sea is a.a saltwater lake. b.a freshwater sea. c.the world's largest freshwater lake. d.a saltwater lake with an outlet to the ocean.
  • Slide 17
  • Which statement about Russia's size is TRUE? a.Russia spans three continents. b.Russia spans seven time zones. c.Russia is both a country and an entire continent. d.Russia spans two continents.
  • Slide 18
  • Napoleons Grand Army of 600,000 men a.moved south to escape the Russian winter. b.crossed the Volga River. c.were reduced to 40,000 men by Russia's harsh winter and a lack of food. d.quickly defeated Russia's army.
  • Slide 19
  • The rivers in Siberia flow a.north and are warmer at the source than at the mouth. b.south and are colder at the source than at the mouth. c.east and are about the same temperature at the source and the mouth. d.west and are frozen throughout the year.
  • Slide 20
  • Russia's taiga is the world's largest a.deciduous forest. b.freshwater lake. c.wheat belt. d.coniferous forest.
  • Slide 21
  • The Volga-Don Canal connects a.the Amur River and Siberia. b.Moscow to the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. c.Moscow to the Baltic Sea. d.St. Petersburg and the West Siberian Plain.
  • Slide 22
  • The __________ River Valley is Siberias main food-producing area. a.Amurc.Lena b.Yeniseyd.Irtysh
  • Slide 23
  • ____________ form a natural boundary between Russia and China. a.Plateausc.Mountain ranges b.Canyonsd.Plains
  • Slide 24
  • Which of these Russian cities are located on the Northern European Plain? a.St. Petersburg and Moscow b.St. Petersburg and Omsk c.Moscow and Vladivostok d.Yakutsk and Moscow
  • Slide 25
  • The Black Sea provides Russia with a warm- water outlet to the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas by way of ________, ________, and ________. a.the Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, the Bosporus b.the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles, the Caspian Sea c.Lake Baikal, the Dardanelles, the Bosporus d.the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles
  • Slide 26
  • __________ from the ___________ moderates temperatures in western Russia. a.Warmer air, Pacific Ocean b.Warmer air, Atlantic Ocean c.Cooler air, Pacific Ocean d.Cooler aid, Atlantic Ocean
  • Slide 27
  • The effect of extreme variations in temperature and very little precipitation within the interior areas of a landmass is called a.continentality. b.chernozem. c.global warming. d.permafrost.
  • Slide 28
  • Why is the taiga important to Russias economy? a.Its rain forest could provide new drugs. b.It produces about one-half of the worlds softwood timber. c.Its lakes provide much of the countrys freshwater supply. d.It provides a home for many endangered species of animals.
  • Slide 29
  • In which areas of Russia does a humid continental climate exist? a.West Siberian Plain and southern Siberia b.Northern European Plain and southern Siberia c.Central Siberian Plateau and Northern European Plain d.northern Siberia and West Siberian Plain
  • Slide 30
  • The Ural Mountains divide the Northern European Plain from a.the West Siberian Plain. b.the Caucasus Mountains. c.the Central Siberian Plateau d.the Kamchatka Peninsula.
  • Slide 31
  • A permanently frozen layer of soil that lies beneath the surface of the ground is called a.tiaga.c.permafrost. b.tundra.d.chernozem.
  • Slide 32
  • ____________, located in ___________, is the deepest freshwater lake in the world. a.Lake Baikal, southern Siberia b.Lake Ladoga, eastern Russia c.Lake Baikal, northeastern Siberia d.Lake Ladoga, northwestern Russia
  • Slide 33
  • Why does the northern part of the Northern European Plain contain many swamps and lakes? a.It is very flat and poorly drained. b.It is below sea level. c.It has a long rainy season. d.Global warming has increased temperatures.
  • Slide 34
  • Most of Russias longest rivers, which carry 84 percent of the countrys water, are located a.west of the Ural Mountains. b.north of the Caucasus Mountains. c.in Siberia. d.in Kaliningrad.
  • Slide 35
  • The Volga River is also known as the Matushka Volga, or __________. a.River of Lifec.Mother Volga b.Massive Volgad.Father Volga
  • Slide 36
  • Russian forests shrink at a rate of loss a.three times lower than that of the Amazon Basin. b.higher than that of the Amazon Basin. c.the same as that of the Amazon Basin. d.five times lower than that of the Amazon Basin.
  • Slide 37
  • Why is it a challenge to transport crops in Russia? a.There are great distances between the farms in the south and the cities in the north. b.The machinery gets too cold to operate. c.Freezing and thawing of the ground make roads very difficult to cross. d.Crops spoil before they arrive at their destination.
  • Slide 38
  • Why are Russian forests shrinking? a.slash-and-burn farming b.global warming c.commercial logging and wildfires d.pest infestations
  • Slide 39
  • Dams built on the _________ have interrupted the migration of sturgeon. a.Lena Riverc.Don River b.Amur Riverd.Volga River
  • Slide 40
  • What is the average temperature of the Russian tundra? a.mild with no extremes b.cold but never freezing c.below freezing d.warm and usually sunny
  • Slide 41
  • Russias steppe climate region is found a.between the Black and Caspian Seas and along the Russia-Kasakhstan border. b.on the Kamchatka Peninsula along the Sea of Okhotsk. c.to the east of the Ural Mountains along the Ob River. d.in a band that extends across the Northern European Plain.