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Jeopardy Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 Topic 5 $100 $100 $200 $200 $300 $300 $400 $400 Final Jeopardy
1 - $100 n What is “Iron Felix” Dzerzhinsky known for? – A. leading the Russian Revolution that destroyed the Czarist empire of Russia – B. destroying the statue of a brutal Soviet Union leader in Moscow Square – C. signing a treaty that allowed the Soviet Union to split into 15 nation-states – D. setting up a secret police force to deal with opponents of the Soviet Union
1 - $200 n _____ new nation-states were formed out of the remains of the Soviet empire. – – A. Fifteen B. Twenty C. Fifty D. Eighty – A. Fifteen
1 - $300 n What is a nation-state? – A. a group of people who share a common identity and culture – B. an ethnic group that is spread out in many different territories – C. an independent state whose people share a common identity – D. a political unit that specifically controls a fixed territory – C. an independent state whose people share a common identity
1 - $400 n Which of the following was true of the Soviet Union? – A. It covered almost half of Europe and two fifths of Asia. – B. It was one of the world's superpowers from 1945 to 1990. – C. Its population was the third largest population in the world. – D. all of the above
2 - $100 n Why did the Soviet Union fail at keeping its people safe? – A. Its police force had no authority since it was secret. – B. It had a very small and weak army for defense. – C. It was one of the smallest superpowers in the world. – D. It had a very unstable and disorganized government. – B. It had a very small and weak army for defense.
2 - $200 n What kind of government did the Soviet Union have? – – A. a democracy B. a dictatorship C. a monarchy D. an anarchy – B. a dictatorship
2 - $300 n What is Kazakhstan’s greatest resource? – – A. its minerals, especially oil. B. its produce, especially apples. C. its livestock, especially goats. D. its craftspeople, especially potters. – A. its minerals, especially oil.
2 - $400 n One main reason there are conflicts between the Kazakhs and the Russians in Kazakhstan is because these groups – – A. compete with each other economically. B. are forced to share property with each other. C. rely on each other for economic support. D. have cultural and religious differences. – D. have cultural and religious differences.
3 - $100 n Which one of the following is a factor in Kazakhstan’s environmental problems? – A. Irrigation systems allowed pesticides to seep into the water supply. – B. Factories in Kazakhstan are currently releasing toxic waste. – C. Soviets performed nuclear weapon testing in Kazakhstan. – D. all of the above
3 - $200 n The nation-states Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan make up the area called – – A. Baku. B. Caspian. C. Caucasus. D. Baltic. – C. Caucasus.
3 - $300 n The collapse of the Soviet Union affected Azerbaijan because after – – A. Azerbaijan was free to sell its oil to any area. B. Azerbaijan allied with Georgia and Armenia. C. Azerbaijan established a new constitution. D. Azerbaijan's economy and market crashed. – A. Azerbaijan was free to sell its oil to any area.
3 - $400 n War broke out between the people of Nagorno. Karabakh and the rest of Azerbaijan because the people of Nagorno-Karabakh – – A. were required to pay high taxes to Azerbaijan. B. wanted to sell their own oil to Azerbaijan. C. had a stronger government than Azerbaijan's. D. wanted to be independent from Azerbaijan. – D. wanted to be independent from Azerbaijan.
4 - $100 n Belarus is a landlocked country, which means that it is – A. controlled and ruled by leaders in surrounding countries. – B. completely surrounded by land, with no access to the sea. – C. must trade with outside countries to meet its citizens' needs. – D. all of the above – B. completely surrounded by land, with no access to the sea.
4 - $200 n Around a fifth of Belarusian farmland is not usable because – A. the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded and poisoned it. – B. farmers overused the land did not take proper care of it. – C. the climate changed, so some areas do not get enough rain. – D. neighboring countries bought the land drilled for oil. – A. the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded and poisoned it.
4 - $300 n One reason why sometimes there are tensions between Belarus and Russia is that they have different ideas about – A. what the official religion of Belarus and Russia should be. – B. how much power the government should have over its citizens. – C. how to calculate and measure each country's annual GDP. – D. how to best handle the cleanup of the Chernobyl accident. – B. how much power the government should have over its citizens.
4 - $400 n Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia are three former republics of the Soviet Union and are called the – – A. Atlantic States. B. Pacific States. C. Caspian States. D. Baltic States. – D. Baltic States.
5 - $100 n Although Lithuania produces good crops, it is in short supply of – – A. fish and poultry. B. dairy items and cattle. C. fossil fuels and metals. D. flax and wool. – C. fossil fuels and metals.
5 - $200 n Which of the following is true of Lithuania? – A. Lithuania became a member of the European Union in 2004. – B. Lithuania joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. – C. Lithuania has a democratic government with elected leaders. – D. all of the above
5 - $300 n When the Soviet Union ended, the government sold its factories and businesses, which hurt the Russian people because it – A. resulted in the price of goods to drop tremendously. – B. allowed political leaders to take the best businesses. – C. caused industrial machinery to replace manual labor. – D. took jobs and income from many of the citizens. – B. allowed political leaders to take the best businesses.
5 - $400 n The Russian population comes from many different ethnic groups, which has resulted in – A. problems with ethnic nationalism and religious divisions. – B. laws that accommodate and preserve Russia's diversity. – C. economic growth because of the variety of Russian products. – D. several peace treaties between the different Russian ethnic groups. – A. problems with ethnic nationalism and religious divisions.
Final Jeopardy n After the Soviet Union collapsed, the largest nation in the world became _____. – – A. the United States. B. Russia. C. Kazakhstan. D. China. – B. Russia.