Geography Finals 100

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The country bordering Bangladesh on its north and east is

India

The leading river of India is the

ganges

The major river of Pakistan is the

Indus River

The lava-covered plateau that extends across most of southern India is known as the

Deccan

The area known as "the land of the five rivers" is the

Punjab

The periphery of the Deccan Plateau is marked by the mountain ranges called

Eastern Ghats
Western Ghats

The Arabian Sea coast of India is known as the

Kurkan-Malaber coast

The Bay of Bengal coast of India is known as the

Coromandel-Golconda Coast

The people and language of southern India are collectively known as

Dravidian

Telugru, Tamil, Kanarese, and Malayalam are

Dravidian

In 1947, British India was partitioned into

India, Pakistan

A minority group within India that has been seeking independence is

Klaslistan

An area whose control is still disputed by India and Pakistan is

Jammu and Kashmir

The most important, cultural, and industrial headquarters of Pakistan is

Lahore

In political geography, centrifugal forces are those that

divide a country

The dominant centripetal force in India has been

Religion- Hinduism

Bangladesh was formerly known as

East Pakistan

A leading commercial crop that Bangladesh relies heavily on for export revenues is

Jute

The Tamil and Sinhalese groups are currently in dispute over

Sri Lanka

The Hindu population of Sri Lanka is called the

Tamil

The current system of writing Chinese with Latin characters is called the

Pinyin

Powdery wind-blown soil is

Loess

The shortest of the three great rivers in China is the

Xi Jiang

The principle of extraterritoriality refers to

European, Russian, and Japan immune to China laws

The former Portuguese possession near the mouth of the Xi Jiang is

Ma Cao

The foreign power that established the dependency of Manchukuo in pre-communist China is

Japan

The Chinese name for the Yellow River is

Huang He

The river that acts as the major transportation corridor for central China is

Chiang Jiang

Major iron and steel activities occur in

Shenyang

The attempt to rekindle the revolutionary spirit in China in the 1960's was known as the

Great Leap Forward, Cultural Revolution

Historically, China's most influential philosopher and teacher was

Confucious

The first special economic zone that has been most successful is

Shenzhen

In 1965, ______ broke away from Malaysia and became the smallest political entity in Southeast Asia

Singapore

The first stage of boundary evolution is

Definition

A boundary is actually marked on the ground during the stage called

Demarcation

The largest Muslim country in the world in terms of population number is

Indonesia

The group forming a significant part of the commercial class in Southeast Asia is

Chinese

In Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia, most of the people are

Buddhist

A country in Southeast Asia that remained, for the most part, a free state during the colonial era was

Thailand

A country that is elongated is

Vietnam

Cochin China is today part of

Vietnam

The power that was defeated at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 was

French

The three cores of Vietnam are

Tonkin, Anam, Cochin China

The Southeast Asian nation that exhibits the greatest degree of compactness is

Cambodia

Angkor Wat is located in which country?

Cambodia

The three countries located in the Malay Peninsula are

Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

An Archipelago is

The Chains of Island

The Island identified in your text as the future of Singapore is

Pinang

The small oil-rich Islamic sultanate in Southeast Asia is

Brunei

The two main islands in the Philippines are

Luzon, Mindanao

Taiwan was at one time a colony of

Japan, Portugal

Singapore controls the important strait of

Malacca

Australia's major trading partner is

Japan, China

The island off the south coast of Australia is known as

Tasmania

The original people of new Zealand

Maori

The capital of Hong Kong is

Victoria

The Kowloon Peninsula is

part of Hong Kong

The Red Guards were associated with _________ 20th century China.

Cultural Revolution

The Four Modernizations Program in China was

Education, Agriculture, Industry, Defense

A major province in western China is

Xin Jiang

Nationalist China is located in the island that used to be called

Taiwan

The river known as "China's Sorrow" is the

Yellow River, Huang He

The river that acts as the major transportation corridor for Central China is the

Chiang Jiang

The area of China bordering on Mongolia is

Gobi Desert

The Chinese name for the Yellow River is

Huang He

The 1958 program that attempted to collectivize agriculture in China in a very short time was

Great Leap Forward

The Red Basin of Sichuan, one of China's largest population clusters, is located in which major river basin?

Chang Jiang

The foreign power that established the dependency of Manchuhuo in precommunist chinawas

Japan

The nationalist leader who led 2 million refugees to Taiwan during the Communist take over the mainland and then established the Republic of China in that island was

Chiang Kai Shek

To non-Chinese, the island of Taiwan was formerly named

Formosa

Because of its iron and steel producing activities, ________ has emerged as the "Chinese Pittsburgh."

Shenyang

The main river serving the hinterland of Shanghai is

Chiang Jiang river

Chao Phraya is a major __________ in _________.

River, Thailand

Irrawady is in

Myanmar

Southeast Asia's only landlocked country is

Nepal, Bhutan

________ is a place, usually a port city, where goods are imported, stored and transshipped.

Entrepot

________is an underground tunnel built to carry irrigation water from nearby mountains to arid flatlands below.

Kainats; Quantas

Bangladesh

dhaka

Pakistan

Islamabad

Nepal

kathmandu

Sri Lanka

Kotte, Colombo

Maldives

male

India

New Delhi

Butan

Thimphu

China

Beijing

North Korea

Pyongyang

South Korea

Seoul

Japan

Tokyo

Taiwan

Taipei

Mongolia

utan bator

Brunei

bandar seri begawan

Thailand

Bangkok

East timor

Dili

Vietnam

Hanoi

Indonesia

Jakarta

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Philippines

manila

Burm

Naypidaw

Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby

Singapore

Singapore

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