Lerchie World Geo GT East Asia
Terms in this set (84)
Great Wall of China
What big structure is not actually able to be seen in space? (myth)
How many millionaires in China?
the parallel that separates North and South Korea
Which country is confused about whether it is a part of China or not?
Tao Te Ching
most published book in the world
Yangtze and Huang He (Yellow River)
2 longest rivers in China
What makes the yellow river yellow?
Gobi and Taklimakan
2 deserts in China
When did the Europeans finally begin to influence China/East Asia?
Languages in East Asia are ___.
longest island in Japan
What sport do the Japanese love?
45% of China religiously defines as ___.
(10-12 years ago) Japan's per capita
(10-12 years ago) China's per capita
salaries are based on that of the lowest worker in that particular business's hierarchy
rice, wheat, and seafood (chicken=#4)
3 main foods in China
28 (13-15 months a year)
How many days are in a lunar month?
Xizang (15000 ft)
plateau that covers Northern China and parts of Tiber; it's a large mountain with the top cut off
Yangtze and Yellow
Which two rivers start at the beginning of the plateau?
Towards the ___ the climate is better and the vegetation is good.
food, furniture, fishing poles, floors, utensils, plates, clothing, hats, etc.
Bamboo product examples
This animal is related to the raccoon, not the giant panda
Which type of tree do silkworms spin their cocoons on?
On what fraction of the land do people in E. Asia live on?
This percentage of Chinese residents can trace their ancestry back to the Han Dynasty.
How many ethnic groups make up the remaining 8% of people in China who cannot trace their ancestry back to the Han Dynasty?
Indigenous Japanese; they make up 1% of the current total population
What country did the Koreans come from?
In Mongolia, 90% of population is Mongolian. Which people make up the other 10%?
Chin Shi Huang Di
Great Conqueror who conquered all of China; began the Great Wall of China
emperors, clans, and samurai
Japan has been ruled by these three groups/individuals
In what year did China become communist?
Taiwan or Hong Kong
Which two countries did Chinese people go who did not want to become communist?
Which year did the British leave Hong Kong? (contract ran out)
population of Tokyo
In China what percentage of the population is made up of farmers?
Farmers and military
Jobs for communist country residents who did not have jobs before (2)
Rice, wheat, tea, soybeans, silk (mulberry trees), cotton (from Marco Polo)
6 major crops produced by farmers
Where do North Korea and South Korea get their food from?
technology, cars, and ships
South Korea exports
militaristic technology and chemicals
North Korea exports
What percentage of people in Taiwan work in service (chefs, waiters/waitresses, etc.) industry?
About how many miles in the Yangtze River can you take ocean vessels?
a group or chain of islands
Japanese terms used for a huge sea wave caused by an undersea earthquake
fine, yellowish-brown topsoil made up of particles of silt and clay, usually carried by the wind
In Asia seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the oceans in summer and cold dry air from inland in the winter
Muslims moved to SE Asia in ___.
Catholics moved to SE Asia in ___
Islam/Muslim place of worship
Buddhist place of worship
Catholic/Christian place of worship
Indian temple (90% are Hindu)
Chinese religious buildings
soccer, basketball, badminton
3 major sports
a warm-water current that adds moisture to the winter monsoons
a violent tropical storm that forms in the Pacific Ocean usually in late summer
an area's original inhabitants
of the same or similar kind or nature
a center where cultures developed and from which ideas and traditions spread outward
a ruling house or continuing family of rulers, especially in China
tribal community or large group of people related to one another
military ruler in medieval Japan
in medieval Japan, a class of professional soldiers who lived by a strict code of personal honor and loyalty to a noble
a pictorial character or symbol that represents a specific meaning or idea
belief in a leader who can communicate with spirits
Buddhist religious leader
an ancient practice that involves inserting fine needles into the body at specific points in order to cure disease and ease pain
cleanest large city in the world
form of Japanese poetry originally consisting of 17 syllables and three lines, often about nature
the art of beautiful handwriting
a style of architecture most often found in traditional East Asian buildings, marked by gracefully curved tile roofs in the tower style
economic system in which economic decisions about production and distribution are made by some central authority
a collective farming community whose embers share work and products
a voluntary organization whose members work together and share experiences and profits
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group (APEC)
a trade group, whose members are japan, China, South Korea, and Taiwan, that ensures that trade among the member countries is efficient and fair
earning more money from export sales than spending for imports
spending more money on imports than earning from exports
a citizen who speaks out against government policies
World Trade Organization (WTO)
an international body that oversees trade agreements and settles trade disputes among countries
a country's fleet of ships that engage in commerce or trade
Association of South East Asian Nations