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Klein Chapter 10
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Which activity has been particularly useful in helping the indigenous people of Sarawak stop the expansion of oil companies and the clear-cutting of forests?
Which island is home to three countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei?
The name given to the country of Burma by its military junta is:
Tectonic forces in Southeast Asia are responsible for all of the following, except:
The collision of the Indian-Australian Plate and the Philippine Plate with the Eurasian Plate has contributed what sort of feature to the physical geographies of Indonesia and the Philippines?
Which of the following theories could best explain the presence of ancient humans and Asian land animals on the islands of Southeast Asia?
They crossed from the mainland along temporarily exposed pieces of land that are now submerged in the ocean.
Why have some of the world's most impressive rain forests developed in Southeast Asia?
The decay of detritus allows for the release of minerals that are taken up directly by the trees.
Which statement best summarizes the environmental impact of oil palm plantations in Southeast Asia?
The fires created to clear the land for oil palm plantations can smolder underground for years, releasing huge amounts of toxic emissions into the atmosphere.
Which of the following describes the use of Southeast Asia's natural resources?
A rich resource base is being rapidly depleted.
The most immediate risk of glacial melting is:
The most cost-effective energy option for most of the countries of Southeast Asia is:
Solar energy is a promising form of energy in the countries of Southeast Asia because:
the region lies close to the equator, which receives more solar energy than any other part of the earth
The city of Angkor was located in what is present-day:
What is the predominant religion of mainland Southeast Asia?
Which statement best summarizes the religious history of Southeast Asia?
Many early Southeast Asian kingdoms switched back and forth between Hinduism and Buddhism as their principal religion.
Following a long history of Buddhism, the region is now primarily Confucian.
The fact that the two countries were colonized (respectively) by Portugal and Spain
What former name of Indonesia reflects its colonial past?
the Dutch East Indies
The passage for sea trade between China and Britain's empire in India was the:
Strait of Malacca
The mainland portion of Southeast Asia is sometimes known as:
According to the textbook, how did Thailand manage to maintain its independence during the European colonial era?
undertook a large-scale push to modernize itself in the European mold
Which group did the Khmer Rouge target for labor camps and other atrocities?
Western-educated city dwellers
Which of the following characterizes the ideological vision of the Khmer Rouge, who came to power in Cambodia in the mid-1970s?
rural communist society free of European colonial influences
Which goods were the first to be exported en masse by Southeast Asia as part of its economic development strategy?
Export processing zones in Southeast Asia have much in common with:
Which statement best summarizes the status of working conditions in the factories and cities of Southeast Asia?
Working conditions are poor, labor unions are repressed, and international criticism leads to few changes
Which company has frequently been the target of criticism, especially on U.S. campuses, for its poor treatment of workers in its Southeast Asian factories?
What characteristic is true of between 80 and 90 percent of the labor in most export processing zones (EPZs)?
They are women
Which of the following is the most appropriate description of crony capitalism in Southeast Asia?
Personal and familial connections among politicians, bankers, and entrepreneurs are used to create economic opportunities
Which technology does the ASEAN charter see as essential to its goals of economic integration for the countries of Southeast Asia?
In which Southeast Asian country are terrorist activities committed by warring family clans that also seek to deprive Muslims of land and resources?