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Geography Exam 3

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This country is Not included in NASWA realm
Pakistan
NASWA is referred to except
The Far East
not an old world culture hearth?
mecca area
Least influenced by spread of Islam
China
Shi'ite Muslims constitute great majority of which coutnry
Iran
about 85% Muslims consider themselves to be
Sunni
Which of the countries not a major oil producer?
Turkey
dominant form of Islam in Saudi Arabia is
Wahhabism
empire that ruled over much of SW Asia before WWI was
Ottoman
Aswan High Dam is located on the
Nile River
Egypt's peasant farmers are:
fellaheen
Darfur province located in central west of
Sudan
North African excalves of Ceuta and Mellila associated with
Morocco
Which north African country fought war against the French
Algeria
country is smallest in North Africa but has highest GNI per capita in North Africa
Tunisia
In Iraq, Shi'ite population concentrated in
Southeast
Iraq's oil cities of Kirkuk and Mosul are located within area of __population
Kurdish
Who had a religious freedom restricted by Saddam Hussein
Shi'ites
The Syrians have lost which piece of territory to Israelis
The Golan Heights
Jordan has absorbed large numbers of:
Palestinians
Most populous city in NASWA
Cairo
modern state of Israel created in:
1948
What was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British?
Israel
The United Nations gave Jeruslem to Israelis under 1947 partition
False
From 1949-1967 West Jerusalem was controlled by
United Nations
Which is not located in Arabian Peninsula
Syria
country that controls Musandam Peninsula that protrudes into Persian Gulf is
Oman
the choke point known as ___ lies between Yemen Djibouti
Bab el Mandeb Strait
Ottoman Empire headquartered in city of:
Constantinople
Which of the following religions would have benefited most from creation of a single regional government by British?
Hindu
What term defined as period of rule describes sway of British control in South Asian realm
Raj
Which of the following responsible for modern-day political boundaries in South Asia realm
British rule
Which is not country of SA realm?
Afghanistan
Why is Pakistan to be considered part of SA realm
all of the above
what is name of disputed territory between Pakistan and India
Kashmir
where in South Asia does monsoon dry out?
Pakistan
what physiographic region includes Bhutan and Nepal
Northern mountains
what mountain in South Asia is world's tallest peak?
Everest
what do northern mountains look like in east SA area of Arunachal Pradesh?
densely vegetated
what is the river lowlands physiographic region called in the east?
North Indian Plain
When did Indus valley civilization emerge?
2500 BC
Which describes Indus valley civilization
urban
when did Indo-Euro speaking peoples invade northern India?
1500 BC
where did peoples speaking Indo-Euro languages come from?
Iran
Which of the following was a religious belief system introduced by Indo-Europeans speaking peoples to northern India
Vedism
what is one thought for emergence of social stratification (CASTE) in N. India?
Legitimate religious beliefs
what term describes system of power ranking based on class and religion
Caste system
When did caste system emerge?
3500 years ago
why is caste system highly controversial in West
all of the above
what has recently been eroding Hindu system of social stratification
all of the above
where In the world realm did Hinduism spread to?
Southeast Asia
where in SA do Indo-Euro languages Dominate
Northern and Western parts
when did Buddhism emerge in SA?
500 BC
where in SA did Buddhism Arise?
The Ganges Basin
what groups of people has Buddhism appealed to
All of the above
how many people in India adhere to Buddhism?
1 percent
how many practice Jainism?
1 percent
what political entity established by Muslims in northern basin of India?
Mughal Empire
What modern day Islamic state established by Muslims that arrived by sea?
Bangladesh
the following are the busiest container ports in Asia except
Buter
Powdery wind-blown soil formed from pulverization by glaciers called:
Loess
Japan's economic growth well underway by
Mid-1970's
country of the "people of Han"
China
was a pivotal and formative period in Chinese history, when the Chinese sphere of influence was enlarged, land reform occurred, external trade commenced
Han Dynasty
Mao Zedong's proclamation creating communist People's Republic of China announced in
1949
China's current population is closest to:
1.3 billion
which of the following regions often called Manchuria by uninformed foreigners?
Northeast China
which is one of world's most heavily populated agricultural areas:
The North China Plain
which of the following is Chinese name for Tibet?
Xizang
leader who took over in China following struggle after Mao's death was:
Deng Xiaoping
which of the following is not special economic zone?
Chongqing
which of the following has not been important in development of Shenzhen as an SEZ?
the socialist economic principles
which of the following lies just across old Chinese border from Hong Kong
E
SEZ located closest to China's largest city is
Pudong
which of the following not occupied by Japan during WW II
Siberia
marked the beginning of Japan's modernization and generated its economic and military transformation
Meiji Restoration
This was moved from Kyoto to Tokyo by Meiji rulers
Japan's capital
Most Japanese are Buddhists
False
is expected to decline over the next half-century
Japan's population
Japan's leading region of urbanization and industry and agriculture is the
Kanto Plain
Largest conurbation in Japan is:
Tokyo-Yokohama-Kawasaki
region in Japan best situated to do business with Korea and China is
Kitakyushu
by 2100 Japan's current population of 128 million expected to shrink to about
67 million
Japan's recent economic problems are a result of all the following except
three major earthquakes
a military stalemate resulting in the continued division of the country
outcome of the Korean war
South Korea's growth resulted from economic system
state capitalism
tawian was at one time a colony of
Japan
Taiwan is located off the coast of:
China
the Taiwanese cannot keep pace economically with the mainland Chinese
False