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Test 2: Asia, Oceania, and the Americas:

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Which of the following statements about Australia and New Zealand is not true?

Both societies are based on British cultural heritage.statements about Australia and New Zealand is not true? A. Both countries are major agricultural producers.

A.

Both countries are major agricultural producers.Both societies are based on British cultural heritage. A. B. The national flags of Australia and

B.

The national flags of Australia and New Zealand look fairly similar.A. Both countries are major agricultural producers. B. C. Indigenous people have inhabited both countries for

C.

Indigenous people have inhabited both countries for at least 60,000 years.flags of Australia and New Zealand look fairly similar. C. D. E. Both countries have highly

D.

E. Both countries have highly urbanized societies.have inhabited both countries for at least 60,000 years. D. Point Value: 0.42 2. Which Brazilian

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2.

Which Brazilian city draws over 100,000 visitors for the annual World Social Forum, an alternative conference to the World Economic Forum held in Switzerland? The city is also famous for its prominent German and Italian architecture and European feel.

Salvador da Bahiaprominent German and Italian architecture and European feel. A. Rio de Janeiro B. Porto Alegre C.

A.

Rio de JaneiroItalian architecture and European feel. Salvador da Bahia A. B. Porto Alegre C. Sao Paulo D.

B.

Porto Alegreand European feel. Salvador da Bahia A. Rio de Janeiro B. C. Sao Paulo D.

C.

Sao Paulofeel. Salvador da Bahia A. Rio de Janeiro B. Porto Alegre C. D.

D.

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E. Brasilia

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3.

The Grand Ole Opry is a famous concert hall in Nashville where what kind of music is

showcased?

hall in Nashville where what kind of music is showcased? A. B. House Blues Country C.

hall in Nashville where what kind of music is showcased? A. B. House Blues Country C.

A.

B.

House

Blues

Countrywhere what kind of music is showcased? A. B. House Blues C. D. Rock E. Jazz

C.

kind of music is showcased? A. B. House Blues Country C. D. Rock E. Jazz Point

D. Rock

E. Jazzof music is showcased? A. B. House Blues Country C. D. Rock Point Value: 0.42 4.

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4.

Which states would you expect to be most affected by lake effect snow?

Virginia and West Virginiawould you expect to be most affected by lake effect snow? A. Colorado and Kansas B.

A.

Colorado and Kansasaffected by lake effect snow? Virginia and West Virginia A. B. Michigan and New York C.

B.

Michigan and New Yorksnow? Virginia and West Virginia A. Colorado and Kansas B. C. Washington and Oregon D. Texas

C.

Washington and OregonVirginia A. Colorado and Kansas B. Michigan and New York C. D. Texas and New Mexico

D.

Texas and New MexicoKansas B. Michigan and New York C. Washington and Oregon D. E. Point Value: 0.42 5.

E.

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In what city would you find the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints?

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SedonaStudent Assignment A. Salt Lake City B. Las Vegas C. San Francisco D. E. Denver 1/16/11

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Salt Lake CityStudent Assignment Sedona A. B. Las Vegas C. San Francisco D. E. Denver 1/16/11 5:10 AM

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Las VegasStudent Assignment Sedona A. Salt Lake City B. C. San Francisco D. E. Denver 1/16/11 5:10

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San FranciscoStudent Assignment Sedona A. Salt Lake City B. Las Vegas C. D. E. Denver 1/16/11 5:10

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Sedona A. Salt Lake City B. Las Vegas C. San Francisco D. E. Denver 1/16/11 5:10

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Which city was the capital of colonial Indochina, is considered the most French city in Southeast Asia, and is renowned for its European influenced cuisine and architecture? It's only a short journey from this city to Ha Long Bay, a very popular tourist destination with dramatic limestone cliffs and islands.

Bangkokdestination with dramatic limestone cliffs and islands. A. Nha Trang B. C. Da Lat Ho Chi

A.

Nha Trangwith dramatic limestone cliffs and islands. Bangkok A. B. C. Da Lat Ho Chi Minh City

B.

limestone cliffs and islands. Bangkok A. Nha Trang B. C. Da Lat Ho Chi Minh City

C. Da Lat

Ho Chi Minh Citycliffs and islands. Bangkok A. Nha Trang B. C. Da Lat D. E. Hanoi Point Value:

D.

Bangkok A. Nha Trang B. C. Da Lat Ho Chi Minh City D. E. Hanoi Point

E. Hanoi

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7.

The single most important pilgrimage destination city for Hindus is:

A. Lumbini

A.

Lumbini

B. Amritsar

B. Amritsar

C. Goa

C.

Goa

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D.

Student Assignment Varanasi D. E. Agra 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 8. If you took

E. Agra

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8.

If you took a boat ride to see the magnificent limestone cliffs of the Three Gorges, which river would you be on?

cliffs of the Three Gorges, which river would you be on? A. Yellow Yangtze B. C.

A. Yellow

Yangtzeof the Three Gorges, which river would you be on? A. Yellow B. C. Pearl Mekong

B.

Gorges, which river would you be on? A. Yellow Yangtze B. C. Pearl Mekong D. Huangpu

C. Pearl

Mekongwhich river would you be on? A. Yellow Yangtze B. C. Pearl D. Huangpu E. Point

D.

Huangpuwould you be on? A. Yellow Yangtze B. C. Pearl Mekong D. E. Point Value: 0.42

E.

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9.

The largest and most important river in Pakistan is the:

Ganges9. The largest and most important river in Pakistan is the: A. B. Indus Brahmaputra C.

A.

and most important river in Pakistan is the: Ganges A. B. Indus Brahmaputra C. Godavari D.

B. Indus

Brahmaputramost important river in Pakistan is the: Ganges A. B. Indus C. Godavari D. Narmada E.

C.

Godavaririver in Pakistan is the: Ganges A. B. Indus Brahmaputra C. D. Narmada E. Point Value:

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Narmadais the: Ganges A. B. Indus Brahmaputra C. Godavari D. E. Point Value: 0.42 10.

E.

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Wine tourism, particularly associated with 'ice wines', is most developed in the Canadian province of:

Ontariowines', is most developed in the Canadian province of: A. Quebec B. Prince Edward Island C.

A.

Quebecis most developed in the Canadian province of: Ontario A. B. Prince Edward Island C. Manitoba

B.

Prince Edward Islanddeveloped in the Canadian province of: Ontario A. Quebec B. C. Manitoba D. E. Alberta Point

C.

Manitobaprovince of: Ontario A. Quebec B. Prince Edward Island C. D. E. Alberta Point Value: 0.42

D.

of: Ontario A. Quebec B. Prince Edward Island C. Manitoba D. E. Alberta Point Value: 0.42

E. Alberta

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Ginza, in Tokyo, is a:

Japanese castle.D. E. Alberta Point Value: 0.42 11. Ginza, in Tokyo, is a: A. Shinto shrine. B.

A.

Shinto shrine.Value: 0.42 11. Ginza, in Tokyo, is a: Japanese castle. A. B. Famous shopping district. C.

B.

Famous shopping district.Ginza, in Tokyo, is a: Japanese castle. A. Shinto shrine. B. C. Tunnel link extending to

C.

Tunnel link extending to Hokkaido island.castle. A. Shinto shrine. B. Famous shopping district. C. D. Traditional Japanese garden. E. Point Value:

D.

Traditional Japanese garden.district. C. Tunnel link extending to Hokkaido island. D. E. Point Value: 0.42 12. What is

E.

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12.

What is the main religion of India?

BuddhismE. Point Value: 0.42 12. What is the main religion of India? A. B. Islam Hinduism

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0.42 12. What is the main religion of India? Buddhism A. B. Islam Hinduism C. Christianity

B. Islam

Hinduism12. What is the main religion of India? Buddhism A. B. Islam C. Christianity D.

C.

Christianitythe main religion of India? Buddhism A. B. Islam Hinduism C. D.

D.

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E. Sikhism

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This monument is the largest religious monument in the world (by land area). It was first built as a Hindu temple, and later rebuilt as a Buddhist temple. After the Khmer Empire was conquered, this monument lay neglected for five centuries. Today, it may be the fastest growing tourist destination in the world. Which is it?

Temple of the Golden Citygrowing tourist destination in the world. Which is it? A. Angkor Wat B. Borobudur C. Bumrungrad

A.

Angkor Watin the world. Which is it? Temple of the Golden City A. B. Borobudur C. Bumrungrad

B.

BorobudurWhich is it? Temple of the Golden City A. Angkor Wat B. C. Bumrungrad D. The

C.

Bumrungradit? Temple of the Golden City A. Angkor Wat B. Borobudur C. D. The Golden Triangle

D.

The Golden Trianglethe Golden City A. Angkor Wat B. Borobudur C. Bumrungrad D. E. Point Value: 0.42 14.

E.

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14.

Which answer best explains why Bhutan receives so few international tourists?

A. Bhutan lacks tourist appeal due to a lack of natural scenery or mountains.

A. Bhutan lacks tourist appeal due to a lack of natural scenery or mountains.

B. Tourists to Bhutan must pay $200 per day for food, lodging, transport and a

B. Tourists to Bhutan must pay $200 per day for food, lodging, transport and a

 

guide.

C. The language barrier between Bhutanese and foreigners prevents tourism to

C.

The language barrier between Bhutanese and foreigners prevents tourism to

the country.

D. Tourism became so popular in the past that many destinations suffered from

D.

Tourism became so popular in the past that many destinations suffered from

their over-popularity.

E. Bhutan's long running border dispute with Bangladesh creates political

E.

Bhutan's long running border dispute with Bangladesh creates political

instability in the country.

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15.

Which is not true of the famous Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)?

It marks the boundary between North Korea and South Korea.Which is not true of the famous Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)? A. It contains several busy border

A.

It contains several busy border crossings, which are popularly used by Northmarks the boundary between North Korea and South Korea. A. B. Koreans and South Koreans to

B.

Koreans and South Koreans to visit relatives or shop in the other country.

Technically, North Korea and South Korea are still at war with each other.Koreans to visit relatives or shop in the other country. C. The DMZ makes an excellent

C.

The DMZ makes an excellent wildlife refuge.Korea and South Korea are still at war with each other. C. D. The DMZ is

D.

The DMZ is the world's most heavily militarized border.other. C. The DMZ makes an excellent wildlife refuge. D. E. Point Value: 0.42 16. For

E.

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16.

For small islands in the South Pacific, the biggest obstacle to tourism is:

A. The climate is only suitable for tourism for short periods of the year.

A. The climate is only suitable for tourism for short periods of the year.

B. The geographical remoteness of the islands makes the cost of visiting

B. The geographical remoteness of the islands makes the cost of visiting

prohibitively expensive.

C. Political instability make all the islands unappealing to tourists.

C. Political instability make all the islands unappealing to tourists.

D. Pacific Islanders generally do not welcome visitors because of the disruption

D. Pacific Islanders generally do not welcome visitors because of the disruption

tourism causes to traditional island life.

E. So many visitors from New Zealand come to the islands that governments have

E.

So many visitors from New Zealand come to the islands that governments have

been forced to regulate tourism to prevent too many visitors at one time.

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Tourism to Angkor Wat and the nearby city of Siem Reap is increasing quickly. A key

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negative consequence of this growth in tourism is the problem of:

A. Pollution from factories is covering the white marble of Angkor Wat with a

A.

Pollution from factories is covering the white marble of Angkor Wat with a

layer of soot.

B. Hundreds of tourists have been crushed to death in stampedes at Angkor Wat.

B. Hundreds of tourists have been crushed to death in stampedes at Angkor Wat.

C. Heavy water use in Siem Reap is causing the water table to drop, destablizing

C. Heavy water use in Siem Reap is causing the water table to drop, destablizing

the monuments at Angkor Wat.

D. Terrorist attacks and bombings recently have targeted tourists visiting Angkor

D.

Terrorist attacks and bombings recently have targeted tourists visiting Angkor

Wat.

E. Tourists have been caught stealing stone slabs to take home as souvenirs.

E. Tourists have been caught stealing stone slabs to take home as souvenirs.

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18.

Which is not true of the Maldives?

The country consists entirely of low lying atoll islands.Point Value: 0.42 18. Which is not true of the Maldives? A. Proximity to the equator

A.

Proximity to the equator gives the islands a warm, tropical climate.The country consists entirely of low lying atoll islands. A. B. Its hillsides and forests have

B.

Its hillsides and forests have mostly been cleared for tea plantations.the equator gives the islands a warm, tropical climate. B. C. It is a popular destination

C.

It is a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons.and forests have mostly been cleared for tea plantations. C. D. Point Value: 0.42 19. The

D.

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19.

The Great Wall of China was built primarily:

A. To surround the Forbidden City and prevent anybody from entering or leaving

A.

To surround the Forbidden City and prevent anybody from entering or leaving

with the emperor's permission.

B. To prevent Chinese emigrants from leaving China.

B. To prevent Chinese emigrants from leaving China.

C. To fortify the Silk Road and prevent thieves from attacking traders.

C.

To fortify the Silk Road and prevent thieves from attacking traders.

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To protect China from nomadic invaders to the north.Student Assignment D. To establish a peaceful boundary between Mongol and Chinese empires. E. 1/16/11 5:10

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To establish a peaceful boundary between Mongol and Chinese empires.To protect China from nomadic invaders to the north. D. E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value:

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What makes the Great Mosque of Xian unusual (or distinctive)?

Its design replicates the Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul.makes the Great Mosque of Xian unusual (or distinctive)? A. It lacks the Arab style architectural

A.

It lacks the Arab style architectural design with domes and minarets.replicates the Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul. A. B. It lay buried for two thousand

B.

It lay buried for two thousand years and was only rediscovered recently.Arab style architectural design with domes and minarets. B. C. It was destroyed and replaced with

C.

It was destroyed and replaced with a Confuscian monument.two thousand years and was only rediscovered recently. C. D. Point Value: 0.42 21. America's amusement

D.

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21.

America's amusement and theme parks, including Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, and Disney World, are concentrated in which two states?

Arizona and New Mexicoand Disney World, are concentrated in which two states? A. California and Florida B. New York

A.

California and Floridaconcentrated in which two states? Arizona and New Mexico A. B. New York and California C.

B.

New York and Californiastates? Arizona and New Mexico A. California and Florida B. C. Nevada and Utah D. Texas

C.

Nevada and UtahA. California and Florida B. New York and California C. D. Texas and Florida E. Point

D.

Texas and Floridaand Florida B. New York and California C. Nevada and Utah D. E. Point Value: 0.42

E.

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22.

Which monument in the National Mall honors the 16th US president, was built to look like an ancient Greek temple, and has a carved inscription of the Gettysburg Address on

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The Roosevelt MemorialStudent Assignment the wall? A. The Capitol Building B. The Washington Monument C. The World War

A.

The Capitol BuildingStudent Assignment the wall? The Roosevelt Memorial A. B. The Washington Monument C. The World War

B.

The Washington Monumentthe wall? The Roosevelt Memorial A. The Capitol Building B. C. The World War Two Memorial

C.

The World War Two MemorialA. The Capitol Building B. The Washington Monument C. D. The Lincoln Memorial E. 1/16/11 5:10

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The Lincoln MemorialB. The Washington Monument C. The World War Two Memorial D. E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

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23.

The Pacific Ring of Fire refers to a zone of active and dormant volcanoes and earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean. Which country is not part of the Pacific Ring of Fire?

GreenlandWhich country is not part of the Pacific Ring of Fire? A. New Zealand B. C.

A.

New Zealandis not part of the Pacific Ring of Fire? Greenland A. B. C. Japan D. Chile

B.

of the Pacific Ring of Fire? Greenland A. New Zealand B. C. Japan D. Chile The

C. Japan

Pacific Ring of Fire? Greenland A. New Zealand B. C. Japan D. Chile The United States

D. Chile

The United StatesRing of Fire? Greenland A. New Zealand B. C. Japan D. Chile E. Point Value: 0.42

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24.

In 1494 the Treaty of Tordesillas divided the world into empires.

Spanish/Portuguesethe Treaty of Tordesillas divided the world into empires. A. Portuguesese/Dutch B. African/Caribbean C. and

A.

Portuguesese/Dutchdivided the world into empires. Spanish/Portuguese A. B. African/Caribbean C. and

B.

African/Caribbeaninto empires. Spanish/Portuguese A. Portuguesese/Dutch B. C. and

C.

and

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Catholic/non-CatholicStudent Assignment D. American Indian/African slave E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 25. The 2010

D.

American Indian/African slaveStudent Assignment Catholic/non-Catholic D. E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 25. The 2010 Winter Olympics

E.

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25.

The 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hosed by which Canadian city?

VancouverOlympics and Paralympics were hosed by which Canadian city? A. B. Ottawa Montreal C. Toronto D.

A.

Paralympics were hosed by which Canadian city? Vancouver A. B. Ottawa Montreal C. Toronto D. Quebec

B. Ottawa

Montrealwere hosed by which Canadian city? Vancouver A. B. Ottawa C. Toronto D. Quebec City E.

C.

Torontoby which Canadian city? Vancouver A. B. Ottawa Montreal C. D. Quebec City E. Point Value:

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Quebec CityCanadian city? Vancouver A. B. Ottawa Montreal C. Toronto D. E. Point Value: 0.42 26. The

E.

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26.

The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in 2010 has had a signficant impact on tourism to the Gulf Coast. The travel-company Travelocity conducted a survey of Americans after the spill and concluded that in tourism, perception can be more important than reality. What did they mean by this?

A. Americans knew that the oil spill had been completely cleaned up and beaches

A.

Americans knew that the oil spill had been completely cleaned up and beaches

reopened by the beginning of the summer tourist season.

B. Americans knew exactly which parts of the coastline were affected and

B.

Americans knew exactly which parts of the coastline were affected and

unaffected, and avoided the oil-affected beaches.

C. Most tourists ignored warnings not to visit the Gulf Coast, and visited anyway.

C. Most tourists ignored warnings not to visit the Gulf Coast, and visited anyway.

D. Some tourists mistakenly thought that the oil spill had affected parts of the

D. Some tourists mistakenly thought that the oil spill had affected parts of the

coastline that in reality were not affected.

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Student Assignment 1/16/11 5:10 AM E. Tourists had not returned to the Gulf Coast since Hurricane

E. Tourists had not returned to the Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina, and so the

oil spill had little impact on tourism.

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27.

What is distinctive about religion in Bali, Indonesia?

A. Most people in Bali are Muslim, while most of Indonesia's population is

A.

Most people in Bali are Muslim, while most of Indonesia's population is

 

Buddhist.

B. Most people in Bali are Hindu, while most of Indonesia's population is Muslim.

B. Most people in Bali are Hindu, while most of Indonesia's population is Muslim.

C. Most people in Bali are Christian, while most of Indonesia's population is

C. Most people in Bali are Christian, while most of Indonesia's population is

 

Muslim.

D. Most people in Bali are Buddhist, while most of Indonesia's population is

D.

Most people in Bali are Buddhist, while most of Indonesia's population is

 

Hindu.

E. Most people in Bali are Buddhist, while most of Indonesia's population is

E.

Most people in Bali are Buddhist, while most of Indonesia's population is

Muslim.

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While sex tourism is probably present in all Southeast Asian cities, which city has built an unfortunate reputation as a major sex tourist destination?

Phnom Penhunfortunate reputation as a major sex tourist destination? A. B. Jakarta Singapore C. Bangkok D. E.

A.

reputation as a major sex tourist destination? Phnom Penh A. B. Jakarta Singapore C. Bangkok D.

B. Jakarta

Singaporeas a major sex tourist destination? Phnom Penh A. B. Jakarta C. Bangkok D. E. Hanoi

C.

Bangkoktourist destination? Phnom Penh A. B. Jakarta Singapore C. D. E. Hanoi

D.

Phnom Penh A. B. Jakarta Singapore C. Bangkok D. E. Hanoi

E. Hanoi

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Which South American city, sometimes dubbed the "Paris of South America" for its cafes, restaurants and European feel, would you expect to be particularly lively on December 11 - the National Day of Tango dancing?

Buenos Aireslively on December 11 - the National Day of Tango dancing? A. Salvador da Bahia B.

A.

Salvador da Bahia11 - the National Day of Tango dancing? Buenos Aires A. B. Rio de Janeiro C.

B.

Rio de JaneiroDay of Tango dancing? Buenos Aires A. Salvador da Bahia B. C. Sao Paulo D. Guayaquil

C.

Sao PauloBuenos Aires A. Salvador da Bahia B. Rio de Janeiro C. D. Guayaquil E. Point Value:

D.

GuayaquilAires A. Salvador da Bahia B. Rio de Janeiro C. Sao Paulo D. E. Point Value:

E.

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Chichen Itza is the largest

CaribbeanE. Point Value: 0.42 30. Chichen Itza is the largest A. B. Aztec C. Inca D.

A.

Value: 0.42 30. Chichen Itza is the largest Caribbean A. B. Aztec C. Inca D. Mayan

Value: 0.42 30. Chichen Itza is the largest Caribbean A. B. Aztec C. Inca D. Mayan

B. Aztec

C.

Inca

Chichen Itza is the largest Caribbean A. B. Aztec C. Inca D. Mayan Oaxacan E. monument

D.

Mayan

OaxacanItza is the largest Caribbean A. B. Aztec C. Inca D. Mayan E. monument on the

E.

monument on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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31.

Which is not true of Hong Kong?

Point Value: 0.42 31. Which is not true of Hong Kong? A. It was a small

A. It was a small fishing village before British rule.

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B. It contains an excellent harbor, making it a strategic location for shipping

B.

It contains an excellent harbor, making it a strategic location for shipping

 

trade.

C. It continues to be owned and controlled by the British.

C. It continues to be owned and controlled by the British.

D. Due to the hilly terrain, it has many tall buildings and is very crowded.

D. Due to the hilly terrain, it has many tall buildings and is very crowded.

E. It is known as a Special Administrative Region with "one country, two systems".

E. It is known as a Special Administrative Region with "one country, two systems".

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In 1819 Sir Stamford Raffles signed a treaty with the Malay rulers to establish a British- controlled city state in Southeast Asia, which, following independence, has become the economic powerhouse of the region, and the world's fourth leading financial center after New York City, London, and Tokyo. Which is it?

Singaporecenter after New York City, London, and Tokyo. Which is it? A. Ho Chi Minh City

A.

Ho Chi Minh CityNew York City, London, and Tokyo. Which is it? Singapore A. B. Bangkok C. D. Brunei

B.

Bangkokand Tokyo. Which is it? Singapore A. Ho Chi Minh City B. C. D. Brunei Kuala

C.

Which is it? Singapore A. Ho Chi Minh City B. Bangkok C. D. Brunei Kuala Lumpar

D. Brunei

Kuala Lumparis it? Singapore A. Ho Chi Minh City B. Bangkok C. D. Brunei E. Point Value:

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33.

What explains the low number of pilgrimage tourists to Mt Kailash in Tibet?

The Chinese authorities prohibit visitation to the region.low number of pilgrimage tourists to Mt Kailash in Tibet? A. Poor access due to a

A.

Poor access due to a lack of convenient transportation.Chinese authorities prohibit visitation to the region. A. B. The mountain has litle significance to religious

B.

The mountain has litle significance to religious believers.Poor access due to a lack of convenient transportation. B. C.

C.

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D. There is debate among Buddhists and Hindus about whether the mountain is

D.

There is debate among Buddhists and Hindus about whether the mountain is

holy or not.

E. The huge number of climbers on the mountain has made the destination less

E.

The huge number of climbers on the mountain has made the destination less

appealing to pilgrimage tourists.

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34.

This capital city lies just 22 km from the equator, at an elevation of 2850 meters, giving the city a perennially cool climate. The city was the world's first UNESCO World Heritage listed site, in 1978, for having one of the best preserved historic centers of any city in Latin America. It's name is derived from the American Indian group who lived here and were conquered by the Incas in the late 1400s. The city is surrounded by majestic mountains, and the old town includes museums, monuments, churches and plazas that make walking an idea way to explore. Which city is it?

Caracasthat make walking an idea way to explore. Which city is it? A. Santiago B. C.

A.

Santiagowalking an idea way to explore. Which city is it? Caracas A. B. C. Quito D.

B.

way to explore. Which city is it? Caracas A. Santiago B. C. Quito D. Cusco Buenos

C.

Quito

explore. Which city is it? Caracas A. Santiago B. C. Quito D. Cusco Buenos Aires E.

D.

Cusco

Buenos AiresWhich city is it? Caracas A. Santiago B. C. Quito D. Cusco E. Point Value: 0.42

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35.

The Yellow River (Huang He) is known as "China's Sorrow" because:

A. The region is so dry and infertile that few crops can be grown and

A.

The region is so dry and infertile that few crops can be grown and few people

 

live here.

B. The Mongols conquered this region in the Ming Dynasty.

B. The Mongols conquered this region in the Ming Dynasty.

C. Of the reputation for the river to cause devastation due to flooding.

C. Of the reputation for the river to cause devastation due to flooding.

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It was here that the Chinese Civil War too place.Student Assignment D. The entire region has been dammed for a massive hydro-electric project. E. 1/16/11

D.

The entire region has been dammed for a massive hydro-electric project.It was here that the Chinese Civil War too place. D. E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

E.

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36.

Sydney is a major entry point for visitors to Australia. Which of the following attractions is not found in or nearby to Sydney?

The Great Barrier Reeffollowing attractions is not found in or nearby to Sydney? A. The Opera House B. Hyde

A.

The Opera Housenot found in or nearby to Sydney? The Great Barrier Reef A. B. Hyde Park Barracks

B.

Hyde Park Barracksto Sydney? The Great Barrier Reef A. The Opera House B. C. Bondi Beach D. Sydney

C.

Bondi BeachBarrier Reef A. The Opera House B. Hyde Park Barracks C. D. Sydney Harbour Bridge E.

D.

Sydney Harbour BridgeA. The Opera House B. Hyde Park Barracks C. Bondi Beach D. E. Point Value: 0.42

E.

Point Value: 0.42

37.

Which is not true of the Taj Mahal?

A. The entry fee for all visitors is 20 Rupees.

A. The entry fee for all visitors is 20 Rupees.

B. Pollution from surrounding factories is ruining its white marble.

B. Pollution from surrounding factories is ruining its white marble.

C. It was built during the Moghal Empire.

C. It was built during the Moghal Empire.

D. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite

D. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite wife,

Mumtaz Mahal.

E. It is considered a masterpiece of Moghal art and architecture.

E.

It is considered a masterpiece of Moghal art and architecture.

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38.

The Canadian Shield is centered on:

New York1/16/11 5:10 AM 38. The Canadian Shield is centered on: A. Hudson Bay B. The Rocky

A.

Hudson Bay5:10 AM 38. The Canadian Shield is centered on: New York A. B. The Rocky Mountains

B.

The Rocky MountainsCanadian Shield is centered on: New York A. Hudson Bay B. C. Lake Winnipeg D. The

C.

Lake Winnipegon: New York A. Hudson Bay B. The Rocky Mountains C. D. The Great Basin E.

D.

The Great BasinA. Hudson Bay B. The Rocky Mountains C. Lake Winnipeg D. E. Point Value: 0.42 39.

E.

Point Value: 0.42

39.

The Inca Empire was centered on which city?

SantiagoValue: 0.42 39. The Inca Empire was centered on which city? A. B. Cusco Rio de

A.

39. The Inca Empire was centered on which city? Santiago A. B. Cusco Rio de Janeiro

B. Cusco

Rio de JaneiroInca Empire was centered on which city? Santiago A. B. Cusco C. Ushuaia D. E. La

C.

Ushuaiaon which city? Santiago A. B. Cusco Rio de Janeiro C. D. E. La Paz Point

D.

city? Santiago A. B. Cusco Rio de Janeiro C. Ushuaia D. E. La Paz Point Value:

E. La Paz

Point Value: 0.42

40.

In November 2008 a deadly series of attacks were made on popular hotels in central

Mumbai, India, that left 175 people dead. The militants who committed this crime were

discoved to come from countries.

, further aggravating relations between these two

countries. , further aggravating relations between these two A. B. Nepal Bhutan

countries. , further aggravating relations between these two A. B. Nepal Bhutan

A.

B.

Nepal

Bhutan

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PakistanStudent Assignment C. Bangladesh D. Sri Lanka E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 41. In

C.

BangladeshStudent Assignment Pakistan C. D. Sri Lanka E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 41. In

D.

Sri LankaStudent Assignment Pakistan C. Bangladesh D. E. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 41. In Central

E.

1/16/11 5:10 AM

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41.

In Central America about 60 percent of people claim to be mestizo, which refers to people of mixed:

African and Indian ethnicity.people claim to be mestizo, which refers to people of mixed: A. European and African ethnicity.

A.

European and African ethnicity.refers to people of mixed: African and Indian ethnicity. A. B. European and Indian ethnicity. C.

B.

European and Indian ethnicity.and Indian ethnicity. A. European and African ethnicity. B. C. European and South Asian ethnicity. D.

C.

European and South Asian ethnicity.and African ethnicity. B. European and Indian ethnicity. C. D. Point Value: 0.42 42. Tourism on

D.

Point Value: 0.42

42.

Tourism on Prince Edward Island provides an excellent example of the impacts of

tourism.

musicalprovides an excellent example of the impacts of tourism. A. B. dark culinary C. D. literary

A.

an excellent example of the impacts of tourism. musical A. B. dark culinary C. D. literary

B. dark

culinaryexample of the impacts of tourism. musical A. B. dark C. D. literary E. sport Point

C.

of the impacts of tourism. musical A. B. dark culinary C. D. literary E. sport Point

of the impacts of tourism. musical A. B. dark culinary C. D. literary E. sport Point

D. literary

E. sport

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43.

In which US city would you visit Faneuil Hall, the Freedom Trail, Paul Revere House and other sites associated with America's colonial heritage and American Revolution?

America's colonial heritage and American Revolution? A. Boston New York City B. Washington DC C. Chicago

A. Boston

New York Citycolonial heritage and American Revolution? A. Boston B. Washington DC C. Chicago D. Philadelphia E. Point

B.

Washington DCheritage and American Revolution? A. Boston New York City B. C. Chicago D. Philadelphia E. Point

C.

ChicagoRevolution? A. Boston New York City B. Washington DC C. D. Philadelphia E. Point Value: 0.42

D.

PhiladelphiaA. Boston New York City B. Washington DC C. Chicago D. E. Point Value: 0.42 44.

E.

Point Value: 0.42

44.

Between 1949 and 1976, tourism in China can best be described by which statement?

A. China developed close tourism links with neighboring countries such as Japan,

A.

China developed close tourism links with neighboring countries such as Japan,

Russia, and South Korea.

B. Countries with Approved Destination Status were major contributors to the

B.

Countries with Approved Destination Status were major contributors to the

growing Chinese tourist industry.

C. Mao Zedong promoted tourism as a means of economic development.

C. Mao Zedong promoted tourism as a means of economic development.

D. An islolationist policy meant that tourism to China was almost completely

D. An islolationist policy meant that tourism to China was almost completely

closed.

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45.

Where in South Asia would you go to see an outstanding example of orographic rainfall?

Rajasthanyou go to see an outstanding example of orographic rainfall? A. Cherrapunji B.

A.

Cherrapunjian outstanding example of orographic rainfall? Rajasthan A. B.

B.

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The center of the Deccan PlateauStudent Assignment C. The Maldives D. E. The Indus River valley 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value:

C.

The MaldivesStudent Assignment The center of the Deccan Plateau C. D. E. The Indus River valley 1/16/11

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E. The Indus River valleyThe center of the Deccan Plateau C. The Maldives D. 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42

1/16/11 5:10 AM

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46.

The worst affected countries of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami were:

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and China.affected countries of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami were: A. Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. B.

A.

Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.tsunami were: Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and China. A. B. Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. C.

B.

Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India.and China. A. Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. B. C. Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Philippines. D.

C.

Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Philippines.and Laos. B. Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. C. D. Indonesia, Burma, Madagascar, South Africa.

D.

Indonesia, Burma, Madagascar, South Africa.India. C. Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Philippines. D. E. Point Value: 0.42 47. Which is not

E.

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47.

Which is not true of Macchu Pichu?

A. During Spanish colonial period the site was a popular tourist attraction,

A.

During Spanish colonial period the site was a popular tourist attraction,

particularly among Spanish visitors.

B. Hiram Bigham, a Yale professor, "rediscovered" it in 1911.

B. Hiram Bigham, a Yale professor, "rediscovered" it in 1911.

C. Hiram Bigham is credited as the inspiration for the movie character "Indiana

C. Hiram Bigham is credited as the inspiration for the movie character "Indiana

 

Jones".

D. UNESCO describes it as a masterpiece of architecture and a unique testimony

D.

UNESCO describes it as a masterpiece of architecture and a unique testimony

to Inca civilization.

E. On foot it is a three or four day hike from Cusco.

E.

On foot it is a three or four day hike from Cusco.

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Point Value: 0.42

48.

Which of the following is not a key factor in Anglo-North America's very highly

developed tourist industry?

A. The enormous size and diversity of landscapes and cultures.

A. The enormous size and diversity of landscapes and cultures.

B. A highly developed transportation network throughout the continent.

B. A highly developed transportation network throughout the continent.

C. Government expenditure on overaseas advertising campaigns promoting North

C. Government expenditure on overaseas advertising campaigns promoting North

America as a tourist destination.

D. A wealthy middle class and a strong economy.

D.

A wealthy middle class and a strong economy.

E. Well developed internet and telecommunications.

E. Well developed internet and telecommunications.

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49.

New Zealand is most closely associated with:

Dark tourism.Value: 0.42 49. New Zealand is most closely associated with: A. Nature tourism. B. Sex tourism.

A.

Nature tourism.Zealand is most closely associated with: Dark tourism. A. B. Sex tourism. C. Medical tourism. D.

B.

Sex tourism.closely associated with: Dark tourism. A. Nature tourism. B. C. Medical tourism. D. Culinary tourism. E.

C.

Medical tourism.with: Dark tourism. A. Nature tourism. B. Sex tourism. C. D. Culinary tourism. E. Point Value:

D.

Culinary tourism.A. Nature tourism. B. Sex tourism. C. Medical tourism. D. E. Point Value: 0.42 50. This

E.

Point Value: 0.42

50.

This country is the only landlocked country in all of Southeast Asia. Road networks are

poorly developed and so getting around is often more convenient by boat on its numerous rivers, including the Mekong River. Which country is it?

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VietnamStudent Assignment A. Thailand B. C. Laos Cambodia D. E. Burma 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value:

A.

ThailandStudent Assignment Vietnam A. B. C. Laos Cambodia D. E. Burma 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value:

B.

Student Assignment Vietnam A. Thailand B. C. Laos Cambodia D. E. Burma 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

C. Laos

CambodiaStudent Assignment Vietnam A. Thailand B. C. Laos D. E. Burma 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value:

D.

Student Assignment Vietnam A. Thailand B. C. Laos Cambodia D. E. Burma 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

E. Burma

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51.

On August 6 every year thousands of tourists and locals gather at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan to commemorate the anniversary of what event?

The end of the Meiji Era in 1912.Park in Japan to commemorate the anniversary of what event? A. The atomic bombing of the

A.

The atomic bombing of the city in 1945.of what event? The end of the Meiji Era in 1912. A. B. The beginning of

B.

The beginning of Japan's era of miraculous economic expansion.Era in 1912. A. The atomic bombing of the city in 1945. B. C. The opening

C.

The opening of the climbing season on Mt Fuji.of Japan's era of miraculous economic expansion. C. D. Point Value: 0.42 52. This city, the

D.

Point Value: 0.42

52.

This city, the former capital of Japan, was spared the worst of the bombing in World War Two, and is famous for its thousands of Buddhist temples, gardens and Shinto shrines (providing a contrast to ultra-modern Tokyo). It is one of the best preserved cities in Japan, and a popular tourist destination. One attraction is Nijo Castle, built by the Shogun Tokagawa in 1603, one of the best preserved of Japan's castles. Which city is it?

Sapporothe best preserved of Japan's castles. Which city is it? A. Yokohama B. C. Kyoto

A.

Yokohamaof Japan's castles. Which city is it? Sapporo A. B. C. Kyoto

B.

castles. Which city is it? Sapporo A. Yokohama B. C. Kyoto

C. Kyoto

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HiroshimaStudent Assignment D. E. Kobe 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 53. With millions of Mexicans

D.

Student Assignment Hiroshima D. E. Kobe 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point Value: 0.42 53. With millions of

E. Kobe

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53.

With millions of Mexicans living and working in the United States, an important form of tourism to Mexico is referred to as "VFR" tourism. What does VFR mean?

Instead of holiday pay Mexican workers are given 'vouchers for recreation'.is referred to as "VFR" tourism. What does VFR mean? A. Political activists travel to Mexico

A.

Political activists travel to Mexico to 'vote for reform'.workers are given 'vouchers for recreation'. A. B. Mexicans and Americans can cross the border without

B.

Mexicans and Americans can cross the border without a visa because it is aactivists travel to Mexico to 'vote for reform'. B. C. 'visa friendly region'. Mexicans in the

C.

'visa friendly region'.

Mexicans in the US travel back to Mexico to 'visit friends and relatives'.a visa because it is a C. 'visa friendly region'. D. 'Very Fast Rail' is the

D.

'Very Fast Rail' is the company that operates trains between California and Bajaback to Mexico to 'visit friends and relatives'. D. E. California. Point Value: 0.42 54. Which

E.

California.

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54.

Which is not true of tourism in Cuba?

A. Before the Cuban Revolution, Cuba was a popular destination for Americans.

A. Before the Cuban Revolution, Cuba was a popular destination for Americans.

B. Following the Cuban Revolution, Cuba has been ruled by communist leader

B. Following the Cuban Revolution, Cuba has been ruled by communist leader

Fidel Castro (and recently by his brother Raul).

C. The US imposed sanctions on Cuba in 1962, preventing Americans from

C.

The US imposed sanctions on Cuba in 1962, preventing Americans from

legally visiting the island.

D. Following the end of US sanctions on Cuba in 1991, tourism between the two

D.

Following the end of US sanctions on Cuba in 1991, tourism between the two

countries has grown rapidly.

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55.

Which is not true of the Great Barrier Reef?

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A. Tourism is seasonal, based on the migration of deadly box-jellyfish.

A. Tourism is seasonal, based on the migration of deadly box-jellyfish.

B. Visitors to the reef can snorkel, scuba dive, or view the coral from glass-

B. Visitors to the reef can snorkel, scuba dive, or view the coral from glass-

bottomed boats.

C. It is the largest coral reef system in the world, extending along the entire

C.

It is the largest coral reef system in the world, extending along the entire east

coast of New Zealand.

D. The reef is a significant source of tourism and revenue in Queensland.

D.

The reef is a significant source of tourism and revenue in Queensland.

E. Tourism to the Great Barrier Reef is a good example of nature, adventure and

E. Tourism to the Great Barrier Reef is a good example of nature, adventure and marine tourism.

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56.

Which city in South Asia would you be in if you were visiting the birthplace of Gautum Buddha (born 563 BCE), founder of Buddhism, who is also venerated as the 10th incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus?

venerated as the 10th incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus? A. Goa Lumbini B. Allahabad C.

A. Goa

Lumbinias the 10th incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus? A. Goa B. Allahabad C. Kathmandu D.

B.

Allahabad10th incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus? A. Goa Lumbini B. C. Kathmandu D. Chennai E.

C.

Kathmanduof Lord Vishnu by Hindus? A. Goa Lumbini B. Allahabad C. D. Chennai E. Point Value:

D.

Chennaiby Hindus? A. Goa Lumbini B. Allahabad C. Kathmandu D. E. Point Value: 0.42 57. The

E.

Point Value: 0.42

57.

The Golden Temple of Amritsar is an extremely important pilgrimage destination for

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whom?

Student Assignment whom? A. Jains Buddhists B. C. Hindus Muslims D. E. Sikhs 1/16/11 5:10 AM

A. Jains

BuddhistsStudent Assignment whom? A. Jains B. C. Hindus Muslims D. E. Sikhs 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

B.

Student Assignment whom? A. Jains Buddhists B. C. Hindus Muslims D. E. Sikhs 1/16/11 5:10 AM

C. Hindus

MuslimsStudent Assignment whom? A. Jains Buddhists B. C. Hindus D. E. Sikhs 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

D.

Assignment whom? A. Jains Buddhists B. C. Hindus Muslims D. E. Sikhs 1/16/11 5:10 AM Point

E. Sikhs

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58.

Greenland is a self-governing country within the Kingdom of

CanadaGreenland is a self-governing country within the Kingdom of A. Denmark B. Norway C. D. Iceland

A.

Denmarkis a self-governing country within the Kingdom of Canada A. B. Norway C. D. Iceland Great

B.

Norwaycountry within the Kingdom of Canada A. Denmark B. C. D. Iceland Great Britain and Northern

C.

country within the Kingdom of Canada A. Denmark B. Norway C. D. Iceland Great Britain and

D. Iceland

Great Britain and Northern Irelandthe Kingdom of Canada A. Denmark B. Norway C. D. Iceland E. Point Value: 0.42 59.

E.

Point Value: 0.42

59.

Which is not true of the Japanese population?

A. Rice is important to the Japanese diet, and most Japanese live in rural areas

A.

Rice is important to the Japanese diet, and most Japanese live in rural areas

and grow their own rice.

B. It's population is in decline. In 2010 Japan's population actually declined by

B.

It's population is in decline. In 2010 Japan's population actually declined by

123,000 people.

C. Japan has a highly urbanized society of approximately 127 million people.

C.

Japan has a highly urbanized society of approximately 127 million people.

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Student Assignment 1/16/11 5:10 AM D. Japan is the most ethnically homogeneous country on earth, with

D. Japan is the most ethnically homogeneous country on earth, with more than

98 percent of the population ethnically Japanese.

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60.

Foreign visitors to Uluru (Ayer's Rock) in the Northern Territory of Australia are often

confronted with what ethical dilemma?

Whether to bring their own water or drink local water.of Australia are often confronted with what ethical dilemma? A. Whether or not to pay the

A.

Whether or not to pay the local Aboriginal people for entering their land.Whether to bring their own water or drink local water. A. B. Whether or not to

B.

Whether or not to climb the rock.pay the local Aboriginal people for entering their land. B. C. Whether or not to take

C.

Whether or not to take photos of the rock.entering their land. B. Whether or not to climb the rock. C. D. E. Whether or

D.

E. Whether or not to light a fire at their campsite.the rock. C. Whether or not to take photos of the rock. D. Help