geography

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geography
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  1. Two largest countries in South Asia
    India and Pakistan
  2. Large island that lies off the coast of India
    Sri Lanka
  3. Two major rivers empty into the Ganges Dalta.
    The Ganges River and Brahmaputra
  4. The religion praticed by the majority of the population in the most countries in South Asia.
    Hinduism
  5. The source of the three major rivers of South Asia.
    Himalaya Mountains
  6. The official language of India
    Hindi
  7. This project has improved agricultural yield in South Asia
    Green Revolution
  8. Country in East Pakistan became due to the outcome of the civil war.
    Bangladesh
  9. Music and dance based on drumming.
    Bodu beru
  10. Social group that someone is born into.
    caste
  11. Caste sytem name in India
    Jati
  12. Another name for the social levels of the cast system
    varna
  13. Each social level of the caste system is made up of
  14. Deals with the dead, trash, and skins animals
    the untouchables
  15. How many years the British government ruled over the Indian subcontinent
    90 years
  16. India and Pakistan tested in 1998
    nuclear weapons
  17. What percentage of arranged marriages is in India
    90%
  18. A man from a wealthy family dies and his wife is expected to jump into the funeral fire
    sutttue
  19. Dates of the British Raj
    1765 and 1857
  20. The percentage that India represents of South Asia population
  21. Main tourist attraction in Nepal
    Mt.Everest
  22. Founder of Buddhism
    Siddhartha Gautama
  23. Country Buddha was born
    Nepal
  24. Islands that are low lying tops of submerged volcanoes
    atoll
  25. Three strands of the  Green Revolution
    Biochemical, mechanical, social
  26. Maldives are called because it has many small islands.
    archipalego
  27. Monsoon directions
    • summer- southwest
    • winter- northeast
  28. India's first Prime Minister
    Jawaharlal Nehru

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