World Geo U4
Terms in this set (45)
What country spans both Europe and Asia?
Which of the following is not true about the Pacific Ring of Fire?
It includes the northern edge of Alaska.
What Asian body of water contains 20 percent of the planet's surface fresh water?
Which of the following characteristics do many island countries in the Pacific Ocean share?
They experience significant seismic activity.
Which country features the Tigris and Euphrates rivers?
Which of the following best describes Shintoism?
This Japanese religion worships ancestors and natural spirits.
What island nation lies between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean?
The Philippines Islands
The Himalayas span all of the following countries except
China and India share a distinction regarding their populations. What is it?
Both populations have grown to more than one billion people.
In which region of Asia would you find the Gobi Desert?
A way of classifying people in a particular social order
Person who works as a butcher or latrine cleaner
Language in which the Vedas are written
Religion based on the Four Noble Truths
Province where the majority of Indian Sikhs live
Money and gifts that come with the bride
Holds that spiritual salvation can be attained through self discipline
Final destination on a Hindu's journey of enlightenment
Hindus believe it is the liquid form of God
A minority religion in India that emphasizes nonviolence
Which U.S. president traveled to China to begin a new era of better relations between the two countries?
What triggered China's 1899-1901 Boxer Rebellion?
The presence of westerners
What was Mao Zedong's intent with the Cultural Revolution?
To eradicate intellectuals, bureaucrats, and Western influences
What 2008 event is China hoping to use as a showcase of its reform?
The Summer Olympic Games
What significance does October 1, 1949, have in Chinese History?
Mao Zedong declared China the "People's Republic of China"
What Soviet leader cut ties with China after a heated discussion with Mao Zedong over Communist ideologies?
The Qing Dynasty produced and exchanged items such as Chinese pottery with English colonists during the 1800s in order to obtain heavily demanded _____
Why did conflict occur between the Qing emperors and Europeans over trade?
The Qing emperors placed strict regulations of European trade
The People's Republic of China came into existence when _____
Mao Zedong's Communist party took control of the government following the civil war
Which best describes the relationship between the Soviet Union and China regarding their stance on ideological beliefs?
Potential adversaries with completely different views
What is China's form of currency?
The largest mass migration in human history has taken place in China. Why?
Workers are leaving the rural areas to work in urban factories
Which trend is true regarding China's economic impact on transportation use?
More people are becoming prosperous and can now afford vehicles
Peasants in China _____
Have experienced a dramatic shift because many have left farming and moved to cities to work in factories
Which is not a major factor resulting in pollution from increased economic activity in China?
More bicycles are being used for traveling purposes
Economic trends in China's Gross Domestic Product over a 50-year period can best be described as _____
Initially stable with a drastic increase in economic activity starting in the late 1980s
The Communist concept of collectivism has been _____
Replaced with ideas of private enterprise due to a booming economy
China's fishing industry is _____
Steadily declining due to pollutants being dumped into the water without government regulation
Which best describes China's economic impact on living conditions and trends?
The standard of living has improved for more people in recent years
Governed by the principle that there is an order to the universe which people should try to live by
A belief in and worship of more than one god
A belief that the soul will be reborn in a different body
A sacred word or prayer that is repeated as an incantation
Refraining from pleasures or comforts as a religious observance
Fear or contempt of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples