What is the main religion in India?
What is a storm surge?
high water that swamps low-lying areas
What river brings life to people in India?
what is the most abundant resource in Bangladesh?
What is an estuary?
the broad end of a river when it hits the sea
What are the three great rivers in South Asia?
Ganges, Brahmaputra, Indus
Sri Lanka is made of how many islands?
What mountains separate South Asia from the rest of Asia?
The country of Maldives is an ____________
What country is most affected by cyclones?
What is a constitutional monarchy?
there's a king with limited powers
What is a mandala?
a geometric design used in meditation
Who founded Buddhism?
What is a famous competition in Bhutan?
Why do people hunt the tiger?
for sport and skin
Who guides mountain climbers at Mt. Everest?
What does partition mean?
splitting India into India and East and West Pakistan
Where did South Asian Civilizations begin
Indus River valley
What is the caste system?
a social class system in India
What is the territory fought over by India and Pakistan?
What is the month-long period of fasting?
What is non-violent resistance?
protest movement without violence
What is the raj?
British rule in India
What is the sacred river to Hindus?
Who speeds up the karmic journey?
What empire brought Buddhism to India?
Who led the Mauryan Empire?
What is the official language of India?
What is the cycle of life, death, and rebirth?
What is a typhoon
a tropical storm that occurs in the Western Pacific