This country is Not included in NASWA realm
NASWA is referred to except
The Far East
not an old world culture hearth?
Least influenced by spread of Islam
Shi'ite Muslims constitute great majority of which coutnry
about 85% Muslims consider themselves to be
Which of the countries not a major oil producer?
dominant form of Islam in Saudi Arabia is
empire that ruled over much of SW Asia before WWI was
Aswan High Dam is located on the
Egypt's peasant farmers are:
Darfur province located in central west of
North African excalves of Ceuta and Mellila associated with
Which north African country fought war against the French
country is smallest in North Africa but has highest GNI per capita in North Africa
In Iraq, Shi'ite population concentrated in
Iraq's oil cities of Kirkuk and Mosul are located within area of __population
Who had a religious freedom restricted by Saddam Hussein
The Syrians have lost which piece of territory to Israelis
The Golan Heights
Jordan has absorbed large numbers of:
Most populous city in NASWA
modern state of Israel created in:
What was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British?
The United Nations gave Jeruslem to Israelis under 1947 partition
From 1949-1967 West Jerusalem was controlled by
Which is not located in Arabian Peninsula
country that controls Musandam Peninsula that protrudes into Persian Gulf is
the choke point known as ___ lies between Yemen Djibouti
Bab el Mandeb Strait
Ottoman Empire headquartered in city of:
Which of the following religions would have benefited most from creation of a single regional government by British?
What term defined as period of rule describes sway of British control in South Asian realm
Which of the following responsible for modern-day political boundaries in South Asia realm
Which is not country of SA realm?
Why is Pakistan to be considered part of SA realm
all of the above
what is name of disputed territory between Pakistan and India
where in South Asia does monsoon dry out?
what physiographic region includes Bhutan and Nepal
what mountain in South Asia is world's tallest peak?
what do northern mountains look like in east SA area of Arunachal Pradesh?
what is the river lowlands physiographic region called in the east?
North Indian Plain
When did Indus valley civilization emerge?
Which describes Indus valley civilization
when did Indo-Euro speaking peoples invade northern India?
where did peoples speaking Indo-Euro languages come from?
Which of the following was a religious belief system introduced by Indo-Europeans speaking peoples to northern India
what is one thought for emergence of social stratification (CASTE) in N. India?
Legitimate religious beliefs
what term describes system of power ranking based on class and religion
When did caste system emerge?
3500 years ago
why is caste system highly controversial in West
all of the above
what has recently been eroding Hindu system of social stratification
all of the above
where In the world realm did Hinduism spread to?
where in SA do Indo-Euro languages Dominate
Northern and Western parts
when did Buddhism emerge in SA?
where in SA did Buddhism Arise?
The Ganges Basin
what groups of people has Buddhism appealed to
All of the above
how many people in India adhere to Buddhism?
how many practice Jainism?
what political entity established by Muslims in northern basin of India?
What modern day Islamic state established by Muslims that arrived by sea?
the following are the busiest container ports in Asia except
Powdery wind-blown soil formed from pulverization by glaciers called:
Japan's economic growth well underway by
country of the "people of Han"
was a pivotal and formative period in Chinese history, when the Chinese sphere of influence was enlarged, land reform occurred, external trade commenced
Mao Zedong's proclamation creating communist People's Republic of China announced in
China's current population is closest to:
which of the following regions often called Manchuria by uninformed foreigners?
which is one of world's most heavily populated agricultural areas:
The North China Plain
which of the following is Chinese name for Tibet?
leader who took over in China following struggle after Mao's death was:
which of the following is not special economic zone?
which of the following has not been important in development of Shenzhen as an SEZ?
the socialist economic principles
which of the following lies just across old Chinese border from Hong Kong
SEZ located closest to China's largest city is
which of the following not occupied by Japan during WW II
marked the beginning of Japan's modernization and generated its economic and military transformation
This was moved from Kyoto to Tokyo by Meiji rulers
Most Japanese are Buddhists
is expected to decline over the next half-century
Japan's leading region of urbanization and industry and agriculture is the
Largest conurbation in Japan is:
region in Japan best situated to do business with Korea and China is
by 2100 Japan's current population of 128 million expected to shrink to about
Japan's recent economic problems are a result of all the following except
three major earthquakes
a military stalemate resulting in the continued division of the country
outcome of the Korean war
South Korea's growth resulted from economic system
tawian was at one time a colony of
Taiwan is located off the coast of:
the Taiwanese cannot keep pace economically with the mainland Chinese