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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