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Joy sheet 13

between heaven and earth
The "Middle Kingdom" means:
Huang He
The yellow river is known in China as the:
The first unification of the Chinese people into one empire occurred during which dynasty?
Chiang Kai-shek led the army of the Communists against Mao Zedong
Which of these statements is false?
china opened its market up to British goods
what was the initial result of the Opium War?
Altai Mountains
Which of these mountain ranges is not on the outskirts of the tibetan plateau
Inner Mongolia
Today much of the great wall runs close to the southern border of:
china does not border which of these countries
the taklamakan desert
Which physical feature in china's name means "Once you get in, you'll never get out"?
which of these cities is farthest north
northeast china
political instability in the early 20th century led the government to encourage millions of farmers to which region
sedimentation deposited around the lower course of the river often leads to extensive lowland flooding
Why is the Huang He called "china's sorrow"?
Give tibet control over all aspects of its governance except defense and foreign policy
the dalai lama asks china to do what in regards to Tibet?
The chinese government has successfully negotiated with the Dalai Lama about Tibet
Which of these statements about china's minority ethnic groups is false?
Qinling Mountains
the traditionally-recognized dividing line between North and South china is the:
chang Jiang
Which river has served as a major east-west transportation corridor in China?
Reduce massive annual losses of grain
mao's "four no's campaign" was designed to:
Merging agricultural cooperatives into communes
What was the cornerstone of the Great Leap Forward?
Chinese agricultural output expanded by about 15 percent during the 1980s and 1990s
Which of these statements about Chinese agriculture is false?
Guangdong; civet
SARS originated in ____ Province and the likely original animal host for the disease was the _____.
Where goods must be transferred from one mode of transportation to another
A "break-of-bulk point" is:
Sun Yat-sen
Who is sometimes called the "George Washington of China"?
Shipping to the inland city of Chongquing is expected to decrease after the dam's construction
Which of these statements about the Chang Jiang water Transfer Project is false?
Which of these is China not the world's leading producer of?
Began large-scale industrial development after a rift with the Soviet Union
Between the early 1950s and the mid- 1990s, China's Communist government:
the SARS virus was in decline in China by late 2003 even as it was still spreading in other nations
Which of these statements is false?
Which ancient city lies in the Wei River valley?
Which fishing village was turned into a major port city largely by foreign enterprise?
Hong Kong reverted to chinese control in which year?
Japanese; sugar
The ______ governed Taiwan until 1945, developing it mainly as a ____-growing colony.
Taiwan's lack of usable domestic energy sources
What has been a major hurdle for further economic growth in Taiwan?
Taiwan held China's seat at the United Nations until the 1990s
Which of these statements about Taiwan is false?
Mongolia was the third Asian country to abandon Communism
Which of these statements about Mongolia is false?
Marco Polo was the first person to follow the Silk Road in its entirety
China has become self-sufficient in production of rice, corn, wheat, and vegetables in the last two decades
Wuhan is the city located right below the famous gorges of the Chang Jiang
China achieved major successes in developing its heavy industry thanks to the implementation of a command economy