What sea or ocean flooded the land bridge from the Southeast Asian islands to mainland Asia?
South China Sea
An attempted Communist coup in 1965 against this country's leader, Sukarno, resulted in at least 500,000 people being killed in retaliation.
Who withdrew from Indochina after a devastating loss to Ho Chi Minh's forces at Dien Bien Phu in 1954?
What was the estimated refugee population leaving South Vietnam after unification with North Vietnam?
The brutal "death march" out of Phnom Penh in 1975-1976 that killed at least 2 million people was ordered by who?
This country's government policy of Bumiputra explicitly discriminated against ethnic Chinese Populations.
This country was the first to be hit by the Asian Economic Crisis of 1997, when its currency, the baht, plummeted in value against the yen and dollar.
Approximately what proportion of foreign tourists visiting Thailand each year are "sex tourists?"
1 in 10
What is the main illegal product being produced in Southeast Asia's "Golden Triangle?"
The ____ is a sandstone upland region of poor soils that are suitable only for dryland corps and livestock.
Khorat Plateau in Thailand
Largest in population in Southeast Asia, it is also fourth larges in population in the world.
All of these countries either now have or once had Communist governments, except _______. (Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia)
All of these countries have territory on the island of Borneo EXCEPT: (Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia)
Which of the following was never a European colony: Thailand, Burma, Brunei, Singapore, Laos?
In terms of average income, which of the following is different from the other three? (Singapore, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia)
This island was originally a Portuguese colony, but was added to Indonesia after independence in the 1970s.
Which of the following plants are native to Southeast Asia: (coffee, oil palm, rubber, all, none)
None of these plants are native to Southeast Asia
The reason for agricultural involution resulting from the Culture System is:
conversion of land from food crops to export crops
Who was the first to notice a striking division between species either side of the deep ocean trench between the islands of Bali and Lombok?
Southeast Asian economies that have experienced rapid growth and development since the 1980s have generally followed the model of what successful economy?
All of these have been termed "little tigers" except: (Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, None)
Which of the following crops was suited to the flooding that accompanied heavy monsoon rains? (taro, sago, sugar, pineapple, none)
None of the above
Which colonial power sought to conquer the Philippines in order to spread Catholicism and gain a foothold for trade with Asia?
Which of these colonial powers in Southeast Asia organized their colonies into trading companies? (Dutch, Great Britain, Spain, all, none)
All of the above
Which Southeast Asian country was able to maintain its political independence throughout the colonial period?
Vocab: Culture System
Dutch colonial policy form 1830 to 1870 that required farmers in Java to devote one-fifth of their land and their labor to production of an export crop.
Vocab: Asian Tigers
Newly industrialized territories that have experienced rapid economic growth and become semiperipheral within the world-systems
Import substitution industrialization is designed ___.
to develop capability in manufacturing rather than rely on imported goods
The International Monetary Fund agreed to help Southeast Asian economies if they ____.
removed tariffs already in place
Which of the following countries has seen fertility and population growths remaining high due partly to the influence of the Catholic Church? (Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, all)
One of the main reasons for Singapore independence from the Malay Federation was the desire of many ___.
none of the above
Which of the following cities is an example of over-urbanization? (Bangkok, Manila, Djakarta, all, none)
all of the above
In 2000, ___ was granted status as a newly independent country under initial UN administration.