1.How were the traditional Southeast Asian farmers affected by European colonization?
A. They became wealthy from the rising values of the cash crops they grew and exported to Europe.
B. Unable to compare with large landowners, they were forced to leave their land and work on the plantations.
C. They lost their land when European colonists converted vast tracts of farmland into forests and exported the wood to European markets.
D. They prospered when the Europeans divided large plantations into smaller parcels of land, which were distributed to small-scale farmers.
2. Which of the following statements best describes New Zealand's physical landscape?
A. The South Island is predominantly flat, while the North Island is covered mostly with elevated plains.
B. New Zealand's terrain is mostly mountainous, with gentle plains sloping down from the mountains on both islands.
C. Rugged mountains form the backbone of the North Island, while the South Island is predominantly flat.
D. The physical landscape of each island consists mostly of flat land that is below sea level.
Geography - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 9:50pm
We'll be glad to check your answers, Jake or Emily.