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16-09-2019

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1Q-Approximately three-fourths of the world's industrial production is concentrated in four regions. Which of the following is not one of these four regions?
A) Eastern North America
B) Eastern Europe
C) Northwestern Europe
D) East Asia
E) Eastern South America

2Q-The Industrial Revolution began in
A) Great Britain.
B) Japan.
C) Russia.
D) the United States.
E) the Fertile Crescent.

3Q-Geographers recognize that connections are important to explain why a particular place is suitable for industry. Connections refers to
A) where the markets for the product are located.
B) where the resources needed to make the product are located.
C) where the company's headquarters were originally located.
D) A and B
E) A and C

4Q-Outside of the three main regions where industry is concentrated (Europe, North America, and East Asia), the next two largest industrial producing countries are
A) India and Pakistan.
B) Brazil and Peru.
C) Pakistan and Brazil.
D) South Africa and India.
E) none of the above

5Q-After the Northeast, the second largest industrial region in the United States is
A) Southern California.
B) the Middle Atlantic.
C) the Western Great Lakes.
D) Pittsburgh-Lake Erie.
E) Southeastern Ontario

6Q-The Industrial Revolution began in 
A) the late 1500s.
B) the late 1600s.
C) the late 1700s.
D) the late 1800s.
E) the late 1900s.

7Q-Prior to the Industrial Revolution, industry was
A) clustered.
B) concentrated.
C) dispersed.
D) randomly distributed.
E) located in colonies.

8Q-The Industrial Revolution can be explained by a gradual diffusion of ________ inventions.
A) social
B) economic
C) political
D) none of the above
E) all of the above

9Q-The cottage industry system involved manufacturing
A) of hand-made luxury goods.
B) in the home.
C) of steam engines.
D) in small factories.
E) cheeses and pastries.

10Q-The main source of power for steam engines and blast ovens is produced from
A) coal.
B) dross.
C) iron ore.
D) wood.
E) biomass fuels.

11Q-The most important transportation improvement in the eighteenth century was the
A) canal.
B) automobile.
C) railroad.
D) steam engine.
E) horse collar.

12Q-The major contribution made by the chemical industry to the textile industry was
A) bleaching.
B) dyeing.
C) food processing.
D) A and B.
E) all of the above

13Q-The United Kingdom expanded industrial production in the late twentieth century 
A) in textiles and steel production.
B) with high-tech industries to serve the European market.
C) with former colonial members of the Commonwealth.
D) with cheap immigrant labor from former colonies.
E) in northwestern rural sites.

14Q-Western Europe's principal industrial areas include all but which of the following?
A) United Kingdom
B) the Rhine-Rhur valley
C) the Mid-Rhine
D) Northern Italy
E) Portugal and western Spain

15Q-Proximity to European consumers is the most significant industrial asset of which region?
A) Rhine-Ruhr
B) Mid-Rhine
C) Great Britain
D) Northern Italy
E) Portugal and western Spain

16Q-Eastern North America was the continent's manufacturing center in part because it had access to the continent's
A) largest markets.
B) most extensive sources of essential raw materials.
C) best-maintained transportation systems.
D) most advantageous climate.
E) all of the above

17Q-Today, the most significant industrial asset of the Western Great Lakes region is its
A) access to the nation's transportation network.
B) large market area.
C) proximity to essential raw materials.
D) skilled but expensive labor force.
E) cheap migrant labor.

18Q-Proximity to Russian consumers is the most significant industrial asset of which region?
A) Moscow
B) Kuznetsk
C) Urals
D) Volga
E) Silesia

19Q-In order to become a major industrial power, Japan had to overcome which of the following problems?
A) high labor costs
B) abundant energy sources
C) distance from consumers
D) weak consumer demand
E) all of the above

20Q-The Italian Po river basin
A) contains two-thirds of the country's industry.
B) has a key asset in cheaper labor compared to Europe's other industrial regions.
C) has inexpensive hydroelectricity.
D) is Southern Europes' oldest and most important industrial area.
E) has all the above characteristics.

 

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