Unit 1 SE Asia Study Set
Terms in this set (23)
What is the goal of reaching nirvana?
To be done with the rebirth cycle
What is another name for Huang He River?
What landform separates the land in Asia?
Why is the Indus River valley good for farming?
Godd temp/climate, fertile silt/soil, annual flooding of the Indus River
What is a season wind that brings rain in the summer?
Why is China's population largely distributed in the East?
Western China has deserts and mountain regions
Why is the nickname "China's Sorrow" given to Hunag He?
Yearly floods along the river
What is Karma?
One's actions determine one's fate
What does the tern "Buddha" mean?
Where was Shintoism founded?
What did Confucius believe was important to keep order and peace?
Good character and virtue
Which religion follows the 4 Noble Truths?
What is reincarnation?
The belief that a soul can return to life in another body
What is the caste system?
Social class is inherited from ancestors
In the Buddhist religion, how is slavation earned?
Giving up selfish desires
Confucianism had a direct influence on what part of China's order?
government and social order
What are Kami?
Spirits that are all around for the Shinto belief
Why is Confucianism not considered a religion?
The teachings are more about ethics and behavior than religious ideas
What causes the creation of deserts to the north of the Himilayan Mountains?
Rain Shadow: the mountains block the monsoon rains
What is the most significant problem with Asia's rivers today?
Where would deforestation be a problem in Asia?
Which religion believes in the Caste system?
What is the air pollution that hovers over Asia called?
Asian Brown Cloud