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Overview of Political Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of boundary runs along differences in ethnicity?

Question 2 2. Which type of boundary is a naturally occurring divide between two areas?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a physical boundary?

Question 4 4. Which type of boundary is an officially drawn dividing line between nations, states, cities, et cetera?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of a cultural boundary?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a conflict about religion?

Question 7 7. Which of these shows how tensions increase when people can't interact with one another?

Question 8 8. Which of these is an example of a conflict about language?

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT a cause of cultural conflict?

Question 10 10. Which of these is NOT a conflict about culture?

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Question 11 11. What do we call an autonomous political unit, including many communities within its territories over which it has legitimate centralized power?

Question 12 12. What do we call a union of states that have placed themselves under a centralized government authority?

Question 13 13. What type of authority is defined as leaders being elevated by a system of law and given formalized power to enforce laws and policies?

Question 14 14. Why does a state have a legitimate power to use force?

Question 15 15. What is defined as holding supreme, autonomous power?

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Question 16 16. Why are arbitrary borders a bad thing for preventing historical conflict?

Question 17 17. What was the cause of the Sunni Shia split?

Question 18 18. Which of these areas, by the shape of their international borders, has been drawn without regard for ethnic groups?

Question 19 19. Which of these is NOT a historical cause for conflict?

Question 20 20. Britain, France, Germany, and others each thinking that their country was the best in the world in the years before World War I, and that anyone who stood in their way should be destroyed, is an example of which of the following?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is an example of a denial of market access?

Question 22 22. What resource continues to be a source of conflict for Shias and Sunnis in Iraq?

Question 23 23. What were the Romans looking for in England and Wales?

Question 24 24. What country fought a series of wars with China to keep its ability to sell drugs?

Question 25 25. English privateers attacked which nation's shipping in the 1580s?

Overview of Political Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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