Global 1 – nfa exam



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Geography

  • NATURAL RESOURCES - “fresh” water, oil, gold, uranium, navigable rivers
  • OR LACK OF - Natural resources … water, energy - “fresh” water - energy sources: oil, nuclear, water, wind - navigable waterways

Geography

  • Manipulation of resources … control flooding … hydroelectricity - Aswan Dam (Egypt) - Three Gorges Dam (China)
  • Desalinization … fresh water from salt water … Saudi Arabia

Geography

  • Slash & Burn Agriculture
  • Deforestation for Timber
  • Which characteristic did the early civilizations
  • that developed along the Nile, the Tigris-Euphrates,
  • and the Hwang-Ho (Yellow River) have in common?
  • 1. Each society’s religious beliefs
  • were based on monotheism.
  • 2. Urban communities were built
  • using iron and steel tools.
  • 3. The form of government in each community
  • was based on male suffrage.
  • 4. Transportation and communication were promoted
  • by a mild climate, fertile soil, and natural waterways.
  • Which characteristic did the early civilizations
  • that developed along the Nile, the Tigris-Euphrates,
  • and the Hwang-Ho (Yellow River) have in common?
  • 1. Each society’s religious beliefs
  • were based on monotheism.
  • 2. Urban communities were built
  • using iron and steel tools.
  • 3. The form of government in each community
  • was based on male suffrage.
  • 4. Transportation and communication were promoted
  • by a mild climate, fertile soil, and natural waterways.
  • Russia’s / the Soviet Union’s “cold climate”
  • which often resulted in long winters,
  • affected the history and economics
  • of Russia / the Soviet Union
  • by its (the country’s) lack of
  • 1. natural resources.
  • 2. democratic governments.
  • 3. navigable river systems.
  • 4. warm-water ports.
  • Russia’s / the Soviet Union’s “cold climate” which often resulted in long winters, affected the history and economics of Russia / the Soviet Union by its (the country’s) lack of
  • 1. natural resources.
  • 2. democratic governments.
  • 3. navigable river systems.
  • 4. warm-water ports.
  • IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY ON HISTORY:
  • … Catherine the Great …
  • … Peter the Great ...
  • One reason many nations joined together
  • to fight the Persian Gulf War in 1990-91
  • was that Kuwait
  • 1. was threatened by the Soviet Union
  • 2. is the main exporter of gold to Asia
  • 3. is a major source of oil for Western Europe
  • and Japan
  • 4. is the only democracy in the Middle East
  • One reason many nations joined together
  • to fight the Persian Gulf War in 1990-91
  • was that Kuwait
  • 1. was threatened by the Soviet Union
  • 2. is the main exporter of gold to Asia
  • 3. is a major source of oil for Western Europe and Japan
  • 4. is the only democracy in the Middle East
  • . . . Oil = OPEC . . .
  • . . . LACK OF water . . .

Geography

  • Desertification … the DESERT expands
  • Savanna ... grassland

DESERTIFICATION

  • A major environmental problem, which is helping to cause famine in Africa today is
  • acid rain.
  • desertification.
  • nuclear waste.
  • ocean pollution.
  • A major environmental problem, which is helping to cause famine in Africa today is
  • acid rain.
  • desertification.
  • nuclear waste.
  • ocean pollution.
  • During the 1980’s and 1990’s, agriculture in the areas
  • near the Sahara region of Africa has become difficult mainly because of
  • 1. widespread flooding of farmland.
  • 2. the introduction of one-crop economies.
  • 3. the effects of hurricanes and tropical storms.
  • 4. droughts and desertification.
  • During the 1980’s and 1990’s, agriculture in the areas
  • near the Sahara region of Africa has become difficult mainly because of
  • 1. widespread flooding of farmland.
  • 2. the introduction of one-crop economies.
  • 3. the effects of hurricanes and tropical storms.
  • 4. droughts and desertification.
  • One similarity between the Nile River valley and savanna lands in Africa is that they both
  • (1) served as major barriers to the movement of people and goods
  • (2) provided necessary resources for settlement
  • (3) are located on the western side of the continent
  • (4) had little effect on the lives of the people who lived in these regions [ January 2011 ]
  • One similarity between the Nile River valley and savanna lands in Africa is that they both
  • (1) served as major barriers to the movement of people and goods
  • (2) provided necessary resources for settlement
  • (3) are located on the western side of the continent
  • (4) had little effect on the lives of the people who lived in these regions [ January 2011 ]

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