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Quiz on Western Europe

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Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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1 In Western Europe summers are usually _____ and _____, and winters are usually _____ and _____.
a) dry, hot; dry, cold
b) moist, hot; dry, cold
c) moist, cool; moist, mild
d) moist, cool; moist, mild
e) none of the above.
2 Western Europe climates tend to be noticeably milder than their latitudinal equivalents in North America because:
a) Eurasia is a larger continent.
b) of the influence of the Atlantic Ocean and the North Atlantic Drift.
c) Western Europe is closer to the North Pole.
d) There are no high mountains in Western Europe.
e) none of the above.
3 The country with the largest population in Western Europe is:
a) Austria
b) France
c) Belgium
d) Germany
e) none of the above.
4 Which country's citizens rejected memebership to the European Union?
a) Germany
b) Belgium
c) The Netherlands
d) Luxembourg
e) Switzerland
5 Which country is known for secert bank accounts?
a) Switzerland and Luxembourg
b) Austria
c) Switzerland
d) Luxembourg
e) none of the above.
6 The main use of land in Western Europe is:
a) mining
b) hydro-power
c) tourism
d) manufacturing
e) agriculture
7 The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 ________.
a) to keep people from moving out of East Germany
b) to protect East Germany from a possible invasion
c) to keep people from moving out of West Germany
d) by Hilter's troops to protect their capitol city
e) none of the above.
8 The World Court of the United Nations is located in what country?
a) France
b) Switzerland
c) The Netherlands
d) Germany
e) none of the above.
9 Name the country shaded in red:


a) Austria
b) Luxembourg
c) Andorra
d) Belgium
e) Switzerland
10 Name the city indicated in red:


a) Berlin
b) Metz
c) Amsterdam
d) Brussels
e) none of the above.

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Quiz by Christina Gawley & Drew Rivard, May 2, 2008