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1:How did the Soviet Union come to dominate Eastern Europe after World War II?

A.
by supporting communist parties in democratic elections
B.
by keeping troops in the region and setting up communist governments***
C.
by agreeing with the United States to divide Europe in half
D.
by making a separate peace agreement with Germany


2:Which of the following is the best explanation for the collapse of the Soviet Union?

A.
The government spent money on the military and weapons and neglected the rest of the economy.
B.
The government transitioned from a market economy to a command economy.
C.
The government privatized the agricultural industry. ***
D.
The government increased control over Eastern European nations.

3:Putin put the energy industry of Russia under government control, which most clearly represented

A.
a return to communism
B.
a breakdown in national security
C.
a stepback from free enterprise
D.
an effort to end corruption



4:What physical features in Central Asia and the Caucasus shape settlement patterns?

A.
plains and oceans
B.
mountains and oceans***
C.
deserts and mountains
D.
rivers and volcanoes



5:What religion did Russian Slavs traditionally practice?

A.
Judaism
B.
Christianity***
C.
Islam
D.
Buddhism


6:Which group makes up about 80 percent of Russian citizens?
Which group makes up about 80 percent of Russian citizens?

A.
Armenians
B.
Mongols
C.
Slavs
D.
Turks***

7:Turkmenistan has one of the most repressive governments in the region. Evidence of repression includes the government’s practice of ____

A.
forbitting the press from criticizing the president
B.
holding frequent elections without advance notice***
C.
giving extensive power to local leaders without being sure they are using the power correctly to help people
D.
strictly obeying its constitution



8:The governments of most Central Asian countries today can best be characterized as ___

A.
monarchies
B.
democracies***
C.
islamic republics
D.
dictatorships


9:How has the economy of Russia changed since the fall of the Soviet Union?

A.
from a mixed to a market***
B.
from a market to a command
C.
from a command to a mixed
D.
from a market to a mixed


10:Which of the following resources have been the main contributors to Russia’s wealth in recent years?

A.
coal and iron
B.
hydropower and timber
C.
gold and silver
D.
oil and natural gas***


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