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Quiz on Northern Europe




No. of Questions= 10
Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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Answer these questions about Northern Europe.

1 The most populous country of Scandinavia is:
     
a) Norway
b) Finland
c) Sweden
d) Denmark
e) none of the above
2 Which of the following is not a part of the United Kingdom?
     
a) Republic of Ireland
b) England
c) Scotland
d) Wales
e) none of the above
3 The population of Ireland (1) in 1841, and (2) today is:
     
a) 6.4 million, 18.2 million
b) 8.2 million, 3.6 million
c) 3.6 million, 3.6 million
d) 1.5 million, 3.6 million
e) none of the above
4 Denmark's greatest economic advantage is its:
     
a) coal
b) hydroelectricity
c) skilled labor
d) copper ore
e) none of the above
5 The European Community country with the highest percentage of workers engaged in primary activities (mainly agriculture) is:
     
a) Netherlands
b) Germany
c) Ireland
d) United Kingdom
e) none of the above
6 Which country is overwhelmingly Catholic?
     
a) Norway
b) Denmark
c) Ireland
d) Sweden
e) none of the above
7 Which country is involved in the export of oil?
     
a) Norway
b) Italy
c) Ireland
d) Iceland
e) none of the above
8 Which of the following is not a Scandinavian country?
     
a) Norway
b) Sweden
c) Iceland
d) Germany
e) none of the above
9 Fjords were created by:
     
a) rivers
b) volcanic activity
c) coastal erosion
d) glaciers
e) all of the above
10 The glaciation of Europe:
     
a) was particularly important in shaping the landscapes of Mediterranean Europe
b) was largely sheet glaciation covering much of Northern Europe some 20,000 years ago
c) had the effect of producing fertile, deep soils in those areas subject to sheet glaciation
d) is probably not responsible for the development of fjord landscapes along the Norwegian coast and the U-shaped mountain valleys and Alpine lakes of Switzerland and Northern Italy
e) all of the above





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