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1 Location, Climate, Natural Resources United Kingdom Russia Germany Italy

2 Which is a reason for the decline in manufacturing in the United Kingdom? The fuels are not clean

3 Which accounts for the most of the jobs in the United Kingdom? Service Industry

4 Which makes the United Kingdom ideal for international banking? Location

5 Which conditions helped the United Kingdom become a leader in world trade? It is an island with a mild climate located near many other countries

6 Why is it surprising that the United Kingdom has such a mild climate? It is very far north

7 What causes the United Kingdom to have an unusually mild climate? the Gulf Stream

8 Which is an effect of a declining industry? Many people lose their jobs

9 Which area of Russia has the greatest population? St. Petersburg

10 Which condition keeps Russia s natural resources from being used? Harsh climate

11 Which statement BEST describes the way the Volga River helps manufacturing? It is used for hydroelectric power and transportation of goods

12 With its long northern coastline, what makes shipping in Russia so difficult? The northern ports are blocked by ice much of the year

13 Which natural resources are found in both Russia and the United Kingdom? Coal (and oil)

14 Which statement BEST describes the natural resources of the United Kingdom and Russia? The United Kingdom s fossil fuel resources are being used up, but much of Russia s are unused due to Russia s climate and geography

15 How do the ports of the United Kingdom and Russia differ? The ports of the United Kingdom are open year round, and Russia s are not

16 In what way are London and St. Petersburg alike? Both are centers for trade

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18 Which describes the climate of most of Germany? Cool winters and mild summers with good precipitation for crops

19 Which is a natural resource of Germany? Coal

20 Which has about the same area as Germany? Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina

21 What geographic feature makes it more difficult for Italian merchants to trade with countries north of Italy? Alps Mountains

22 What has helped Italian merchants become successful traders? The location on the Mediterranean Sea with access to Africa, Asia, and Europe

23 Which condition is NOT a characteristic of Italy s Mediterranean climate? Long, cold winters

24 Which industry is MOST helped by Italy s arable land and good amounts of rainfall? Wine making

25 Which trading partner is shared by both countries? United States

26 A similarity between Italy and Germany is that, in both countries, people tend to live in: Urban areas

27 A difference between Italy and Germany is that Germany: is more densely populated than Italy

28 In which industries do Italy and Germany compete with each other for trade with other countries? Chemicals, machinery, food

29 What have Europeans done to try to solve the problem of so many languages? Required schoolchildren to learn one or two other languages besides their native language

30 Which languages come from the language of the ancient Roman Empire? French, Italian, Spanish

31 Besides differences in words, what other challenges do Europeans face in communicating with each other? Europe s population is double the size of the United States

32 What do these statements show about Europeans? Europeans respect the languages of other cultures

33 In what way are the French and Italian languages alike? They are both Romance languages that derived from Latin

34 Which European language has the largest number of native speakers? Russian

35 Which describes a way that Russian is different from the other languages? It is only spoken in Asia

36 Which group is less likely to learn the language of a new country? Older citizens

37 What is a problem caused by many languages spoken in the same country? It s difficult to read and understand official forms

38 What did children of German immigrants to Russia have to do in school? Learn the Russian language

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