Geography 200, Final

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  1. The lava covered plateau that extends across most of southern India is known as the:
    Deccan
  2. The area known as the "land of the five rivers" is:
    Punjab
  3. The periphery of the Deccan plateau is marked by mountain ranges called:
    Ghats
  4. The peoples and languages of southern India are collectively known as:
    Dravidian
  5. The first true indigenous empire in India was the:
    Mauryan
  6. Telugu, Tamil, Kanarese, and Malayalm are:
    four leading Dravidian languages spoken in southern India
  7. Asoka was a believer in:
    Buddhism
  8. The power coming through India in the tenth century was:
    Islam
  9. The direct administration of India by the British government lasted for:
    90 years
  10. A minority group within India that has been seeking independence are the:
    Sikhs
  11. Which of the following countries does not share a common border with Pakistan?
    A. India
    B. Bangladesh
    C. Afghanistan
    D. China
    E. Iran
    B. Bangladesh
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which of the following is not located in Pakistan?
    A. Deccan Plateau
    B. Islamabad
    C. Sind
    D. Baluchistan
    E. Punjab
    A. Deccan Plateau
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What two countries fight over Kashmir?
    India and Pakistan
  14. The forward capital of Pakistan, completed in the 1970s, is:
    Islamabad
  15. About ___% of Pakistan is Shi'ite.
    20%
  16. The Pathans irredentist movement in the Northwest Frontier of Pakistan is based on cultural affiliations with the neighboring country of:
    Afghanistan
  17. What is the staple grain in Bangladesh? Pakistan?
    Bangladesh: rice; Pakistan: wheat
  18. The untouchable caste in India is known as the:
    Harijans
  19. India is in the ______ stage of the demographic transition
    third
  20. Agriculture in India:
    A. is marked by the equal division of land among the country's millions of farming families.
    B. is rapidly closing the gap between national food needs and grain supplies
    C. ranks the country third in the wrold in terms of acreage under rice.
    D. remains inefficient and tradition-bound, so that yields per worker and per unit area are low
    E. remained unaffected by the so-called Green Revolution
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Land reform in India:
    A. has done away with the problem of land fragmentation
    B. has resulted in the redistribution of land to the peasant farmers
    C. significant increases in agriculture production
    D. never got off the ground
    e. all but d above
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Eight of the ten costliest natural disasters in the world have struck which country?
    Bangladesh
  23. The Hindu population of Sri Lanka is called the:
    Tamils
  24. The Tamil and Sinhalese groups are currently in dispute over:
    Sri Lanka
  25. The two countries in the Mountainous North of South Asia are:
    Nepal and Bhutan
  26. China's economy is growing at ___% per year in the 1990s.
    9%
  27. China's population is closest to:
    1.3 billion
  28. China's civilization began under the:
    Shang dynasty at the confluence of the Huang and Wei Rivers
  29. China reached its maximum extent during the ______ Dynasty
    Manchu
  30. The last great dynasty, ending in 1911, was the _______ Dynasty
    Manchu
  31. The principle of extraterritoriality refers to the:
    situation in which foregin states or international organizations and their representatives are immune from the jurisdiction of the country in which they are present
  32. The Portugese possession near the mouth of the Xi River is:
    Macao
  33. During the period following World War I:
    A. there emerged two powerful governments, one in Beijin and another in Gungzhou
    B. Dr. Sun Yat-sen came to power in Beijing
    C. the so-called Boxer Rebellion erupted
    D. the Chinese Communist Party was formed in Shanghai
    e. all of the above events took place
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. The political dominance of one country by another is known as:
    hegemony
  35. The foci of China's two most populous and important regions are:
    Beijing and Shanghai
  36. Which of the following did not happen under Mao?
    A. collectivization of agriculture
    B. population control
    C. government ownership of the means of production
    D. health conditions improved
    e. All of the above took place under Mao
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. The Chinese name for the Yellow River is the:
    Huang
  38. Major iron and steel producing activities occur in:
    A. Shanghai
    B. Xanggang (Hong Kong)
    C. Beijing
    D. Lhasa
    E. Shenyang
    E. Shenyang
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. The Huang River:
    A. flows into the South China Sea
    B. drains the Xi River Basin
    C. originates in the Tarim Basin
    D. flows from the Loess Plateau eastward toward the East China Sea south of Shanghai
    E. almost encircles one of China's driest areas, the Ordos Desert
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. The two major cities on the North China Plain are:
    Beijing and Tianjin
  41. Central China is dominated by the ______ River.
    Chang
  42. The Gobi is associated with which region?
    a North China
    b. Northeast China
    c. Inner Mongolia
    d. Xinjiang
    e. Xizang
    c. Inner Mongolia
  43. The shortest of the three great rivers in China is the ________ River.
    Xi
  44. The only major Japanese city not along the coast is:
    Kyoto
  45. The Japanese Empire began with the conquering of:
    Ryukyu Islands
  46. Japan's largest and main island, containing the Japanese capital and almost all of its core area is:
    Honshu
  47. Japan's dominant urban and industrial region which also contains the largest city, is the _____ Plain.
    Kanto
  48. The largest conurbation in Japan is:
    Tokyo-Yokohama-Kawasaki
  49. The ________ is Japan's Mediterranean.
    Seto Inland Sea
  50. _______ percent of Japan's labor force is engaged in agricultural production in the 1990s.
    Less than 8%
  51. The primate city and capital of South Korea is:
    Seoul
  52. The Nationalist leader who led two million refugees to Taiwan during the Communist takeover of the mainland and then established the Republic of China on that island, was:
    Chiang Kai-shek
  53. The attempt to rekindle the revolutionary spirit in China in the 1960s was known as the:
    Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
  54. The Special Economic Zone that has been most successful is:
    Shenzen
  55. ____ percent of China's population live in urban areas.
    28% (to 30%)
  56. Which of the following is not a commonly used measure of economic development?
    A. population density
    B. per capita national product
    C. per capita energy consumption
    D. literacy rates
    E. productivity per worker
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. Which of the following statements is false?
    A. The largest core area of Australia is on the southeastern coast.
    B. Australia's total population is modest in size.
    C. Most Australians live in rural areas.
    D. The capital of Australia is Canberra.
    E. Must of Australia is arid or semi-arid.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. Which of the following cities is located nearest the Australian capital of Canberra?
    A. Oakland
    B. Perth
    C. Melbourne
    D. Auckland
    E. Wellington
    C. Melbourne
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. Most of the core area of Australia is in the:
    southeast
  60. Australia's big three income earners are:
    wool, meat, and wheat
  61. Which of the following is true?
    A. The aborigines are gradually losing rights
    B. Only one-third of Australia's population is of British-Irish origin.
    C. Australia's population is quickly approaching 100 million.
    D. Australia has very few natural resources
    e. All of the above are false.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. The agricultural activity most closely associated with Australia's moistest environment is:
    a. dairying
    b. sheep raising
    c. wheat farming
    d. growing sugar beets
    e. oasis agriculture
    a
  63. The Mabo ruling in Australia dealswith the rights of:
    Aborigines
  64. Which of the following is true?
    A. The capital of New Zealand is Auckland.
    B. New Zealand is comprised of three large islands
    C. New Zealand is only about 100 miles from Australia
    D. Most of New Zealand's population lives in the interior of the country.
    E. While much of interior Australia is desert, much of interior New Zealand is moutains.
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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