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Which city lost a good part of its hinterland to Pakistan in the partitioning of British India?
The area of India in which the population exhibits the country's lowest growth rate is:
Southernmost part of the peninsula
Which of the following countries does not share a common border with Pakistan?
Afghanistan, Iran, China, & India
The ___________ Revolution of the 1960s introduced "miracle" varieties of wheat and rice that significantly increased the productivity of these crops.
Which of the following industries spearheaded the economic development of Bengaluru over the past decade?
During the twentieth century, 8 of the 10 costliest natural disasters in the world struck
Which of the following cities suffered severely in the devastating 1991 cyclone that came ashore at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal?
What is the name of the Sri Lankan minority that has been demanding an independent state of Eelam, to be established on the coast of India facing Sri Lanka?
Which of the following regions is often called "Manchuria" by uninformed foreigners?
Which of the following is one of the worlds' most heavily populated agricultural areas:
North China plain
China's decision to open relations with the West in 1972 was in part based on:
The need for a relationship with a major power, since china was at serious odds with the soviet union.
Which of the following in not one of Japan's four large islands?
Honshu, Hokkai, Kyushu, and Shikoku
The Meiji Restoration:
Makred the beginning of Japan's modernization and generated its ceconomic and military transformation
Japan's largest and main island, containing the Japanese capital and almost all of its core area is:
Japan's leading region of urbanization and industry (and agriculture as well) is the:
Kanto Plain E. Kyushu
Japan's recent economic problems are a result of all of the following except:
major earthquakes in the 1990's that led to 3 million deaths and billions of dollars in losses
The outcome of the Korean War in the 1950s was:
a military stalemate resulting in the continued division of the country
A country in Southeast Asia that remained, for the most part, an independent state throughout the colonial era was:
In 1965, _______ broke away from Malaysia and became a separate political entity in Southeast Asia
Indonesia is a state located:
on more than 13,000 islands between the Indian ocean and the pacific ocean
The now-ended policy of the Indonesian government to induce Jawanese to move to other islands was called
Banda Aceh, the city most devastated by the 2004 tsunami, is located on the Indonesian island of _______________.
Papua, the Indonesian province that lies in the Pacific Realm, is located on the island of _______________.
The animals found in Australia who carry their young in pouches are collectively known as:
For many years, Australia had an immigration policy that:
allowed only white people to enter the country
Which of the following statements is false (Australia's population)?
Most Australians live in rural areas
The agricultural activity most closely associated with Australia's moistest environment is:
The historic 1840 agreement between the Maori and Europeans in New Zealand is known as the Treaty of:
Australia has had a long-term relationship with __________ to assist that country's development
Papua New Guinea
Australia's newest neighbor, which successfully seceded from Indonesia and became independent in 2002, is _______________.
Which of the following is located in Melanesia?
Papua Province (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Solomon islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia (France), Fiji
Which of the following is false about Fiji?
Large numbers of australians have retired to the islands
The better-watered volcanic islands, where the economy is based upon agriculture, are known as:
The Pacific region called ___________ takes its name from the word for many, and is contained within a huge triangle whose corners are New Zealand, Easter Island, and the Hawaiian Islands.
The country abbreviated as PNG is the largest state in the Pacific region called ______________.
Papa New Guinea
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