Based on the map, which of the following can be identified as a true statement about Northern Ireland?
Which of the following best explains why the region of Catalonia in Spain could be a viable country?
Some territories within the Russian Federation are characterized by concentrated populations of ethnic groups and these areas function as autonomous republics. Which of the following best explains the political relationship between the autonomous republics and the central government of Russia?
Which of the following best explains the effect of the French language and culture on the federal state of Canada’s political power?
Which of the following explains why Korea and Vietnam were viewed as shelterbelts during the Cold War?
Which of the following terms identifies the type of regions shown in the dark gray-shaded areas on the map?
Based on the information in the map, what is the most likely outcome of the possible establishment of an independent Kurdistan for the Kurdish people?
Owing to their localized geography or their locations on islands or peninsulas, many small political entities such as those labeled on the political map of the world can be identified as
Which of the following best explains the political pattern shown in the table?
The Berlin Conference established the borders of North African countries including Egypt, Libya, and Sudan. The landscape of these countries influenced the types of boundaries imposed by European colonial powers. Which of the following boundary types best explains the influence of landscape on the political borders of the North African region?
The former international border between East Germany and West Germany is best described as
The Philippines and Malaysia lay claim to resources under and around the Spratly Islands. Which of the following best explains how the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) influences claims to the islands by both countries?
Which of the following is the correct organizational scale for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)?
Which of the following describes an example of a consequent boundary?
Which of the following best explains the governance of the shaded areas shown on the map?
In the United States House of Representatives, there are a fixed number of 435 seats divided among the states based upon each state’s relative population size. Changes in the number of representatives, as shown on the map, affect politics at which of the following scales?
The examples in the table show states that gained or lost United States House of Representatives districts based on 2010 census data. The states were required to revise district boundaries based on census data.
Using the data in the table and the description, which of the following identifies the scales of analysis that are reflected in this redistricting?
Which of the following is an example of a superimposed boundary?
Which of the following correctly compares the impact of centripetal forces at the local scale with the impact of centripetal forces at the national scale?
Which of the following describes the typical characteristics of federal states?
Which of the following describes a federal form of governance?
Which of the following describes a unitary form of governance?
Which of the following is an accurate comparison of devolutionary movements in Spain and Canada?
Based on the data in the table, which of the following is a possible impact of ethnic and religious diversity in Iraq?
Which of the following compares the impact of increased global communications technology on the impact of state-controlled media?
Nunavut in Canada is a semiautonomous region that allows an indigenous group within Canada to maintain their own culture and local government, reducing the threat of fragmentation. Which of the following best compares the impact of the creation of Nunavut at both local and national scales?
Compare the centralized power of the Soviet Union with the contemporary Russian Federation, in terms of the control of territory. Which of the following statements does the information in the map best support?
Based on the map, which of the following best explains the implications of physical geography as the Kurds continue to struggle for an independent state in their ethnic homeland?
Which of the following possible political effects is implied by the data in the table?
Which of the following events could be a threat to a state’s sovereignty at the national scale, while holding a region together at the global scale?