Geo101 Chapt 9 Study Guide

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Question 1 of 25
4.0 Points
(points 1) The country of the “people of Han” is:
A.Mongolia
*B.China
C.Japan
D.Korea
E.Tibet
Question 2 of 25
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(points 1) What is not one of the natural boundaries that define the South Asia subcontinent? A.Bay of Bengal
B.Himalayas
C.Arabian Sea
*D.Pacific Ocean
Question 3 of 25
(points 1) Taiwan was at one time a colony of:
A.Russia
B.the United States
*C.Japan
D.Australia
E.Britain

Question 4 of 25
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(points 1) What is the name of the disputed territory between Pakistan and India? A.Punjab
B.Ceylon
*C.Kashmir
D.Bengal
Question 5 of 25
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(points 1) What groups of people has Buddhism appealed to, in the past and today? A.ancient Hindu kings
B.Southeast and East Asians
C.lower-caste Hindus
*D.All of the above
Question 6 of 25
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(points 1) What term describes the system of power ranking based on class and legitimized through religion? A.religious stratification
*B.caste system
C.social system
D.caste stratification

Question 7 of 25
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(points 1) What is the name of the largest plateau region in South Asia? *A.Deccan Plateau
B.Central Indian Plateau
C.Chota Nagpur Plateau
D.Ghats Plateau
Question 8 of 25
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(points 1) The region in Japan best situated to do business with Korea and China is: A.the Kansai District
B.the Kanto Plain
C.the Nobi Plain
D.the Tokaido (Tokyo-Hokkaido) Megalopolis
*E.Kitakyushu
Question 9 of 25
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(points 1) When did the caste system emerge?
A.1500 years ago
B.2500 years ago
*C.3500 years ago
D.5500 years ago

Question 10 of 25
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(points 1) What two Hindu groups were most likely drawn to convert to Islam? A.Buddhist princes and low-caste Buddhists
B.Low-caste Sikhs and Sikh princes
C.Low-caste Jainists and Jainist princes
*D.Hindu princes and low-caste Hindus
Question 11 of 25
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(points 1) How many people in India adhere to Buddhism?
*A.1 percent
B.2 percent
C.8 percent
D.81 percent
Question 12 of 25
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(points 1) Where does the moist air that forms a monsoon over the North Indian Plain originate? A.Arabian Sea
*B.Bay of Bengal
C.Ganges River
D.Caspian Sea

Question 13 of 25
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(points 1) Which of the following is one of the worlds' most heavily populated agricultural areas: A.the Northeast China Plain
B.the Liao-Songhua Basin
C.Xinjiang
D.the Jakota Triangle
*E.the North China Plain
Question 14 of 25
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(points 1) What two tectonic plates collided to create the Himalaya Mountains? A.Indian and European
B.Eurasian and Asian
C.Indian and Asian
*D.Eurasian and Indian
Question 15 of 25
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(points 1) Which of the following is not a Special Economic Zone? A.Pudong
B.Binhai
C.Xiamen
*D.Chongqing
E.Zhuhai

Question 16 of 25
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(points 1) The Huang He:
A.drains the Xi/Pearl River Basin
B.flows into the South China Sea
*C.almost encircles the Ordos Desert
D.flows from the Loess Plateau eastward toward its mouth at Shanghai E.originates in the Sichuan Basin
Question 17 of 25
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(points 1) Where in South Asia are Sino-Tibetan languages found? *A.northeastern fringes
B.southeastern fringes
C.northwestern fringes
D.southwestern fringes
Question 18 of 25
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(points 1) When did Islam begin its spread overland into South Asia? *A.. 10th century
B.13th century
C.16th century
D.18th century

Question 19 of 25
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(points 1) When did the Indus Valley civilization emerge?
A.200 bc
B.500 bc
C.2000 bc
*D.2500 bc
Question 20 of 25
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(points 1) Which of these statements about Mongolia is least accurate? A.it can be termed a buffer state
*B.it is desirous of union with China
C.it is landlocked
D.it was guided in its development for...
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