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Twenty Questions Subject: Chapter 13 -14

Twenty Questions Subject: Chapter 13 -14

Twenty Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Twenty Questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

1. Russia’s ____ river is the longest in Europe and is important as a

1. Russia’s ____ river is the longest in Europe and is important as a transportation route and source of hydroelectric power l Volga

2. Ethnic Russians today are descendants of___ farmers and hunters who settled the Northern

2. Ethnic Russians today are descendants of___ farmers and hunters who settled the Northern European Plain in the A. D. 600 s? l Slav

3. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the government encouraged__ which

3. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the government encouraged__ which favored the wealthy. l Privatization

4. The Ural Mountains mark the traditional boundary between? l European Russia and Siberian

4. The Ural Mountains mark the traditional boundary between? l European Russia and Siberian Russia

5. The title held by the ruler of Russia before the 1917 revolution? l

5. The title held by the ruler of Russia before the 1917 revolution? l Czar

6. Perestroika l Part of Gorbachev’s plan for reforming or restructuring the soviet economy

6. Perestroika l Part of Gorbachev’s plan for reforming or restructuring the soviet economy and government.

7. A Ukrainian town where a nuclear accident occurred in 1986? Chernobyl

7. A Ukrainian town where a nuclear accident occurred in 1986? Chernobyl

8. A natural barrier that marks the traditional boundary between European and Siberian Russia

8. A natural barrier that marks the traditional boundary between European and Siberian Russia economy? l Ural Mountains

9. New openness in areas of political, social issues, and media? l Glasnost

9. New openness in areas of political, social issues, and media? l Glasnost

10. Many people in Eastern Europe burn wood to heat their homes because? l

10. Many people in Eastern Europe burn wood to heat their homes because? l Its cheaper than electricity

11. The earliest people of Eastern Europe were? l Slavs, Germanic and Celtic

11. The earliest people of Eastern Europe were? l Slavs, Germanic and Celtic

12. Most of Eastern Europe has a ___ climate? l Continental

12. Most of Eastern Europe has a ___ climate? l Continental

13. Which two ethnic groups were most affected by ethnic cleansing during the 1990’s?

13. Which two ethnic groups were most affected by ethnic cleansing during the 1990’s? l Bosnian Croats and Bosnian Muslims

14. A broad lowland area north of the Carpathians covering most of Poland many

14. A broad lowland area north of the Carpathians covering most of Poland many Baltic countries? l Northern European Plain

15. Yugoslavia only existed from the 1940 s to the 1990 s because l

15. Yugoslavia only existed from the 1940 s to the 1990 s because l Its corrupt government was removed and the territory was absorbed by neighboring countries.

16. Removal of which essential elements leads to erosion that can cause desert-like conditions?

16. Removal of which essential elements leads to erosion that can cause desert-like conditions? l Topsoil and the vegetation it supports

17. An extension of the Swiss Alps along the Adriatic Sea characterized by barren

17. An extension of the Swiss Alps along the Adriatic Sea characterized by barren and rocky ground? l Dinaric Alps

18. The breaking of larger countries or regions into smaller ones, often based on

18. The breaking of larger countries or regions into smaller ones, often based on ethnicities? l Balkanization

19. An action to reverse the negative consequences of excessive logging? l Reforestation

19. An action to reverse the negative consequences of excessive logging? l Reforestation

20. On of the last undammed waterways in Europe and a popular tourist attraction?

20. On of the last undammed waterways in Europe and a popular tourist attraction? l Tara River

21. Buffer Zone l A natural region between countries with opposing ideologies or politics

21. Buffer Zone l A natural region between countries with opposing ideologies or politics