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  1. CRCT REVIEW

  2. How did the English colonization of Australia affect the Aborigines? • A It led to the discovery of gold, which made the Aborigines wealthy. • B It resulted in an outbreak of disease, which reduced the Aborigine population. • C It made the land difficult to farm, which caused the Aborigines to have less food. • D It introduced a new system of laws, which made it easier for the Aborigines to own land.

  3. How did the English colonization of Australia affect the Aborigines? • A It led to the discovery of gold, which made the Aborigines wealthy. • B It resulted in an outbreak of disease, which reduced the Aborigine population. • C It made the land difficult to farm, which caused the Aborigines to have less food. • D It introduced a new system of laws, which made it easier for the Aborigines to own land.

  4. Why do some people in Quebec want independence from Canada? • A Taxes are higher in Quebec. • B The standard of living is better in Quebec. • C Quebec’s culture is different. • D Quebec’s industries export more goods.

  5. Why do some people in Quebec want independence from Canada? • A Taxes are higher in Quebec. • B The standard of living is better in Quebec. • C Quebec’s culture is different. • D Quebec’s industries export more goods.

  6. Which of these led to the end of the Cold War? • A the Treaty of Versailles • B the colonization of Africa • C the bombing of Hiroshima • D the collapse of the Soviet Union

  7. Which of these led to the end of the Cold War? • A the Treaty of Versailles • B the colonization of Africa • C the bombing of Hiroshima • D the collapse of the Soviet Union

  8. 4. Which environmental consequence resulted from the Chernobyl disaster? • A Glaciers began to melt. • B Radiation polluted the area. • C Rain forests were destroyed. • D Oil was spilled into the ocean.

  9. 4. Which environmental consequence resulted from the Chernobyl disaster? • A Glaciers began to melt. • B Radiation polluted the area. • C Rain forests were destroyed. • D Oil was spilled into the ocean.

  10. 5. Cuba has a dictatorship, and Brazil has a presidential democracy. How are these countries different from each other? • A In Cuba, the head of government has unlimited power. • B In Brazil, the head of government is appointed for life. • C In Cuba, more citizens protest against the government. • D In Brazil, all newspapers are owned by the government.

  11. 5. Cuba has a dictatorship, and Brazil has a presidential democracy. How are these countries different from each other? • A In Cuba, the head of government has unlimited power. • B In Brazil, the head of government is appointed for life. • C In Cuba, more citizens protest against the government. • D In Brazil, all newspapers are owned by the government.

  12. 6. What role did Pizarro play in the history of Latin America? • A He led a small Spanish force to defeat the Inca Empire. • B He conquered the Aztecs by creating alliances with their enemy. • C He led a revolt that resulted in Haitian independence from France. • D He created nationalism in Argentina by appealing

  13. 6. What role did Pizarro play in the history of Latin America? • A He led a small Spanish force to defeat the Inca Empire. • B He conquered the Aztecs by creating alliances with their enemy. • C He led a revolt that resulted in Haitian independence from France. • D He created nationalism in Argentina by appealing

  14. 7. Why is Australia more of a market economy than a command economy? • A It has very few trading partners. • B Farmers grow crops for themselves only. • C The government decides how to distribute services. • D Consumers determine which goods should be produced.

  15. 7. Why is Australia more of a market economy than a command economy? • A It has very few trading partners. • B Farmers grow crops for themselves only. • C The government decides how to distribute services. • D Consumers determine which goods should be produced.

  16. 8. Why would a country make investments in human capital? • A to decrease population • B to increase unemployment • C to decrease natural resources • D to increase gross domestic product (GDP)

  17. 8. Why would a country make investments in human capital? • A to decrease population • B to increase unemployment • C to decrease natural resources • D to increase gross domestic product (GDP)

  18. 9. Which letter points to the location of the Panama Canal? A A B B C C D D

  19. 9. Which letter points to the location of the Panama Canal? A A B B C C D D

  20. 10. Why do few people live in the eastern part of Russia? • A There is little fresh water. • B The summers are hot and humid. • C The weather is extremely cold. • D There are long rainy seasons.

  21. 10. Why do few people live in the eastern part of Russia? • A There is little fresh water. • B The summers are hot and humid. • C The weather is extremely cold. • D There are long rainy seasons.

  22. 11. How does Australia’s high literacy rate affect its economy and enhance the standard of living for its citizens? • A Australia’s high literacy rate contributes to its economic success and promotes a high standard of living. • B The literacy rate has little effect on Australia’s economy, thus it does not affect the standard of living. • C Australia’s high literacy rate is the result of its poor economy. • D The small percentage of people who cannot read are hindering most of Australia’s economic growth.

  23. 11. How does Australia’s high literacy rate affect its economy and enhance the standard of living for its citizens? • A Australia’s high literacy rate contributes to its economic success and promotes a high standard of living. • B The literacy rate has little effect on Australia’s economy, thus it does not affect the standard of living. • C Australia’s high literacy rate is the result of its poor economy. • D The small percentage of people who cannot read are hindering most of Australia’s economic growth.

  24. 12. If the prime minister of the United Kingdom wants to improve the UK’s economy, he might make it easier for the citizens to open small businesses by giving tax breaks and other incentives to British citizens who want to start a new business. His plan would encourage economic growth by focusing on which factor of production? • A investment in human resources • B investment in capital resources • C investment in natural resources • D investment in entrepreneurship

  25. 12. If the prime minister of the United Kingdom wants to improve the UK’s economy, he might make it easier for the citizens to open small businesses by giving tax breaks and other incentives to British citizens who want to start a new business. His plan would encourage economic growth by focusing on which factor of production? • A investment in human resources • B investment in capital resources • C investment in natural resources • D investment in entrepreneurship

  26. 13. The British were the first Europeans to colonize Australia. What was one of the reasons the British colonized Australia? • A they used it to train British priests • B they used it as a remote penal colony • C they wanted to learn the culture of the Aborigines • D they enslaved the Aborigines and forced them to work on cotton plantations.

  27. 13. The British were the first Europeans to colonize Australia. What was one of the reasons the British colonized Australia? • A they used it to train British priests • B they used it as a remote penal colony • C they wanted to learn the culture of the Aborigines • D they enslaved the Aborigines and forced them to work on cotton plantations.

  28. 14. You live in a country that is ruled by one man. You can only see government-approved TV stations and Internet sites. You have elections, but you are only allowed to vote for your current leader and anyone who speaks out against the government is jailed. Your government is best described as: • A democratic • B oligarchic • C autocratic • D parliamentary

  29. 14. You live in a country that is ruled by one man. You can only see government-approved TV stations and Internet sites. You have elections, but you are only allowed to vote for your current leader and anyone who speaks out against the government is jailed. Your government is best described as: • A democratic • B oligarchic • C autocratic • D parliamentary

  30. 15. You live in a democratic country. You vote for representatives in your national government. Your leader was chosen by the majority political party in the national legislature. What form of government do you have? • A parliamentary • B presidential • C autocratic • D oligarchic

  31. 15. You live in a democratic country. You vote for representatives in your national government. Your leader was chosen by the majority political party in the national legislature. What form of government do you have? • A parliamentary • B presidential • C autocratic • D oligarchic

  32. 16. What is the main purpose of the European Union? • A To require all European nations to adopt a command economy • B To create a large standing army for use around the world • C To solve Europe’s environmental problems • D To strengthen the economic, political, and defense ties of member nations

  33. 16. What is the main purpose of the European Union? • A To require all European nations to adopt a command economy • B To create a large standing army for use around the world • C To solve Europe’s environmental problems • D To strengthen the economic, political, and defense ties of member nations

  34. 17. What do the economic systems of the UK, Germany, Brazil, Russia, Canada, and Australia have in common? • A All are examples of pure market economies • B All are examples of mixed economies that are mostly market economies with some elements of command economies • C All are examples of mixed economies that are mostly command economies with some elements of market economies • D All are examples of pure command economies

  35. 17. What do the economic systems of the UK, Germany, Brazil, Russia, Canada, and Australia have in common? • A All are examples of pure market economies • B All are examples of mixed economies that are mostly market economies with some elements of command economies • C All are examples of mixed economies that are mostly command economies with some elements of market economies • D All are examples of pure command economies

  36. 18. Canada has determined that toys imported from China have toxic lead-based paint that can cause brain damage or death to young children. What type of trade barrier could Canada use to ensure no Canadian child would be exposed to the deadly paint? • A embargo • B quota • C exchange rate • D tariff

  37. 18. Canada has determined that toys imported from China have toxic lead-based paint that can cause brain damage or death to young children. What type of trade barrier could Canada use to ensure no Canadian child would be exposed to the deadly paint? • A embargo • B quota • C exchange rate • D tariff

  38. 19.What were the main causes of World War I? A the killing of a royal family member and alliances B the invasion of Poland and Czechoslovakia C militarism, alliances, and nationalism D the bombing of London and Paris

  39. 19.What were the main causes of World War I? A the killing of a royal family member and alliances B the invasion of Poland and Czechoslovakia C militarism, alliances, and nationalism D the bombing of London and Paris

  40. 20. How did the Treaty of Versailles cause World War II? • A Japan had to accept blame for invading China • B the people of Russia revolted against the Christian church • C an assassin killed a member of the royal family • D Germany had to accept total blame and pay for all the damage

  41. 20. How did the Treaty of Versailles cause World War II? • A Japan had to accept blame for invading China • B the people of Russia revolted against the Christian church • C an assassin killed a member of the royal family • D Germany had to accept total blame and pay for all the damage

  42. 21. What was the main reason Europeans began to explore in the 1400s? • A To share their knowledge of the known world • B To expand the Muslim religion • C To find a sea route to the spices of Asia • D To trade their natural resources

  43. 21. What was the main reason Europeans began to explore in the 1400s? • A To share their knowledge of the known world • B To expand the Muslim religion • C To find a sea route to the spices of Asia • D To trade their natural resources

  44. 22. A leading cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is • A mining • B air pollution • C cattle ranching • D tribal conflicts

  45. 22. A leading cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is • A mining • B air pollution • C cattle ranching • D tribal conflicts

  46. 23. Latin America is ethnically diverse because of a blending of • A indigenous Americans, Asians, and Africans • B Indigenous Americans, Asians, and Europeans • C Europeans, Africans, and Asians • D Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans

  47. 23. Latin America is ethnically diverse because of a blending of • A indigenous Americans, Asians, and Africans • B Indigenous Americans, Asians, and Europeans • C Europeans, Africans, and Asians • D Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans

  48. 24. One strong influence on the growth of vegetation in Canada is • A climate • B the size of the region • C rivers • D the heights of mountains

  49. 24. One strong influence on the growth of vegetation in Canada is • A climate • B the size of the region • C rivers • D the heights of mountains

  50. 25. Due to colonization by this country, the governments of Australia and Canada are most similar to the government of • A United Kingdom • B Germany • C Portugal • D Spain