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Geo Test 5

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Pakistan
The country located immediately northwest of India is:
Indus River
The major river of Pakistan is the:
Hinduism
The caste system is most associated with which religion?
90 years
The direct administration of India by the British government (the raj) lasted for how long?
Dominion of Pakistan and Union of India
In 1947, British India was partitioned into which states?
tend to divide a country
Centrifugal forces:
the caste system
In India, a leading centrifugal force has been:
cultural and religious strength of Hinduism
The dominant centripetal force in India has been the:
Brahmans
The priestly caste in India is known as the:
false
Agriculture in India ranks third in the world in terms of acreage under rice.
east Pakistan
Bangladesh was formerly known as:
Maldives
The small group of islands 400 miles south of India are the:
false
The caste system has completely disappeared from Indian society.
false
Islam from the beginning was a faith alien to India, and the country successfully resisted its penetration throughout history.
true
India today is the world's second most populous state.
true
Lahore is the cultural heart of Pakistan.
false
The so-called "untouchables" of the Indian caste system and untouchable because it is believed that they are directly descended from a Hindu god.
true
Much of Bangladesh's land lies close to sea level, leaving the country prone to frequent flooding.
true
Nepal and Bhutan are landlocked countries.
true
Nepal today, because of deforestation and soil erosion, faces a serious ecological crisis.
false
Ceylon was formerly known as Sikkim.
Macau and Hong Kong
What are the two former colonial entities that recently reunited with China?
1.3 billion
What is China's current population?
Chang-Yangzi River
The main river serving the hinterland of Shanghai is the:
Mongolia
The Gobi is associated with which region?
Xizang
Which region contains Tibet?
Thailand
What Southeast Asian country was not occupied by Japan during World War II?
a chain of events that restored imperial rule to Japan
What was the Meiji Restoration?
Kyoto
Before the Meiji Restoration, Japan's capital city was:
yes
Are most Japanese Buddhists?
false
Japan's population is concentrated in the inland areas.
Honshu
Japan's largest and main island, containing the Japanese capital and almost all of its core area is:
Taiheiyo Belt
The largest conurbation in Japan is:
Japan
Taiwan was at one time a colony of:
China
Taiwan is located off the coast of:
true
Japan's name for itself is Nippon.
false
South Korea has developed under a socialist system since 1945.
false
Taiwan was invaded by the Communist Chinese in 1945.
true
The capital of Taiwan is Taipei.
Mesopotamia
______ is the name for the land between the rivers.
Nile
The Aswan High Dam is located on what river?
Sudan
The upstream country that could control the flow of the Nile River into Egypt is:
Maghreb
The western North African countries of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco are collectively called:
Tigris and Euphrates
Which rivers flows through Iraq?
the Golan Heights
The Syrians have lost which piece of territory to the Israelis?
1948
The modern state of Israel was created in what year?