Name: _______________________________________________ Hour: ___ Europe Vocabulary Quiz drainage basin a landlocked a tributary Europe levees/dikes wetlands Floodplain a peninsula irrigate a strait _________________________________ The Arkansas River flows into the Mississippi River. That means it is --?-- to the Mississippi River. _________________________________ A --?-- is usually a good place to grow crops, because the low land around the river gets nutrients when the river floods. ________________________________ All of the rain and snow that falls in the central United States collects in rivers and streams and flows into the Mississippi River. This is because the central states are part of the Mississippi River’s --?--. ________________________________ For thousands of years, humans have lived near rivers because they needed the fresh water, the rivers were used for transportation, and the land was good for farming. But floods were a problem, so people learned to build walls called --?-- to control the water. ________________________________ Florida is a good example of --?-- because it has water on three sides. ________________________________ There is a thin strip of water between Russia and Alaska. This strip of water, called --?--, connects the Arctic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. ________________________________ Swamps are one type of --?--. ________________________________ The continent west of the Ural Mountains is --?--. ________________________________ Slovakia does not border the sea. Therefore Slovakia is --?-- country. ________________________________ In areas where there is not enough rain, farmers have to --?-- their crops. Part 2 is on the back. EUROPE VOCABULARY QUIZ: Part 2 birth rate free trade romance language currency hydroelectric power tariffs empire industrial corridor an export an import ________________________________ Countries that join the European Union must agree to get rid of all --?-- on imports from other EU countries. ________________________________ When a US company sends a shipment of blue jeans to Russia, we are sending --?--. ________________________________ When a company in Japan sends a shipment of cars to the U.S., we are receiving --?--. ________________________________ The United Kingdom and Denmark are the only countries in the EU that do not use the euro as their form of --?--. ________________________________ The European Union is an area of --?-- because none of the member countries charge fees on imports or exports between other EU member countries. ________________________________ A country with a very high --?-- will face many problems from having so many babies born each year. ________________________________ Electricity can be made by building a dam across a river using it to make --?--. ________________________________ The ancient Romans conquered many different lands. The built a huge --?-- and ruled them for about 500 years. ________________________________ French is a --?-- because it is based on the old Latin language from ancient Rome. ________________________________ A large --?-- of factories and industry has grown up along the Rhine and Danube Rivers.