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Territorial waters: Quiz


Question 1: has twice enforced ________ rights, in the 1981 and 1989 Gulf of Sidra incidents.
Freedom of NavigationAmerican Revolutionary WarFourth Anglo-Dutch WarAffair of Fielding and Bylandt

Question 2: However, ________ claimed two nautical miles (3.7 km), Norway claimed four nautical miles (7.4 km), and Spain claimed six nautical miles (11.1 km) during this period.

Question 3: An ________ extends from the outer limit of the territorial sea to a maximum of 200 nautical miles (370.4 km) from the territorial sea baseline, thus it includes the contiguous zone.
Exclusive Economic ZoneFood and Agriculture OrganizationMalaysiaCyprus

Question 4: Originally, this was the length of a ________ shot, hence the portion of an ocean that a sovereign state could defend from shore.
ArtilleryCannon operationGunpowderCannon

Question 5: The term "territorial waters" is also sometimes used informally to describe any area of water over which a state has jurisdiction, including internal waters, the contiguous zone, the ________ and potentially the continental shelf.
MalaysiaExclusive Economic ZoneFood and Agriculture OrganizationCyprus

Question 6: Claims by legislation to the adjacent continental shelf and fishing was first made by the United States government immediately following the ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupations

Question 7: From the eighteenth century until the mid twentieth century, the territorial waters of the ________, the United States, France and many other nations were three nautical miles (6 km) wide.
British EmpireNauruInformal EmpireBarbados

Question 8: ________
AzerbaijanPapua New GuineaUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaExclusive Economic Zone

Question 9: On September 28, 1945, US President ________ issued two proclamations that established government control of natural resources in areas adjacent to the coastline.
Harry S. TrumanLyndon B. JohnsonJimmy CarterJohn F. Kennedy

Question 10: Philippines - in the ________ region (8 April 2009)
Philippine Sea PlateBenham PlateauPhilippine Mobile BeltPhilippine Trench


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