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Study Guide. Asian Geography. 1. Which one of the following Eastern Asian countries is landlocked? China Mongolia Pakistan Thailand. 2. In which one of the following countries is the Huang He River (Yellow River) located? China India Indonesia Vietnam. 3.

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Study guide

Study Guide

Asian Geography


1

Which one of the following Eastern Asian countries is landlocked?

  • China

  • Mongolia

  • Pakistan

  • Thailand


2

In which one of the following countries is the Huang He River (Yellow River) located?

  • China

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Vietnam


3

Why do a majority of Chinese people live on the North China Plain?

  • Fertile soil

  • Great schools

  • Great weather

  • Highland climate


4

What is the name of Asia’s longest river?

  • Indus River

  • Mekong River

  • Huang He River or Yellow River

  • Chang Jiang River or Yangtze River


5

What country’s highest mountain is called Mount Fuji?

  • Japan

  • North Korea

  • South Korea

  • Vietnam


6

Which one of the following Eastern Asian countries has the largest amount of natural resources?

  • India

  • Japan

  • North Korea

  • South Korea


7

What is the name for the collection of air pollution that collects over the country of China and other Asian nations?

  • Asia’s Sorrow

  • Asian Brown Cloud

  • Coal Miner’s Burden

  • Three Gorges Catastrophe


8

Which one of the Eastern Asian island nations has to import most of its natural resources?

  • China

  • Japan

  • Indonesia

  • South Korea


9

  • What might have happened if the Three Gorges Dam had not been built on the Yangtze River?

    • China might be struggling to provide enough electrical energy to keep up with its industry.

    • The air would be cleaner, with less pollution.

    • China’s river systems would dry up.

    • Food would have been scarce.


10

  • Which country has suffered more tsunamis than any other nation in the world?

    • China

    • Japan

    • Indonesia

    • South Korea


11

What type of landform is the nation of Japan?

  • Archipelago

  • Canyon

  • Continent

  • Peninsula


12

On what type of landform are the nations of South and North Korea?

  • Archipelago

  • Canyon

  • Continent

  • Peninsula


13

What type of physical feature covers over 75% of the nation of Japan?

  • Deserts

  • Mountains

  • Plains

  • Valleys


14

Which one of the following countries is a group of islands?

  • Cambodia

  • Indonesia

  • Pakistan

  • Vietnam


15

What deadly and destructive natural disaster struck the coast of some Southeast Asian nations on December 26, 2004?

  • Drought

  • Hurricane

  • Tsunami

  • Volcanic eruption


16

What type of vegetation is found in a majority of mainland Southeast Asia?

  • Steppe

  • Grass and shrubs

  • Deciduous forest

  • Tropical rain forest


17

What causes the destructive waves called tsunamis?

  • Typhoons

  • Air pollution

  • Monsoon winds

  • Underwater earthquakes


18

Based on the literacy rates of the Asian countries above, which country MOST LIKELY has the lowest poverty rate?

  • China

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Japan


19

Based on the literacy rates of the Asian countries above, which country MOST LIKELY has the highest poverty rate?

  • China

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Japan


20

What is the name of the tallest mountain in the world?

  • K2

  • Kashmir

  • Mt. Everest

  • Mt. Saint Helens


21

What is the name of the seasonal winds that bring rain to Asia?

  • Droughts

  • Monsoons

  • Tornadoes

  • Typhoons


22

Which group of Asian workers rely the most on monsoons?

  • Factory workers

  • Farmers

  • Fisherman

  • Teachers


23

Which one of the following rivers is considered sacred?

- Mekong

- Huang He

- Yangtze

- Ganges


24

What is the source of the Ganges and Indus River?

  • Monsoon rains

  • Irrigation from the Huang He River

  • Melting snow from the Himalayas

  • Water from the South China Sea


25

In what country does the Ganges River flow?

  • China

  • India

  • Singapore

  • Thailand


26

In what country does the Indus River flow?

  • Bangladesh

  • India

  • Pakistan

  • Sri Lanka


27

  • Why has it been so difficult for the government to clean up the Ganges River?

  • The river is drying up.

  • There are too many cow carcasses.

  • There are not enough workers to do the job properly.

  • The citizens consider the river sacred and refuse to support the government regulations.


28

  • In South Asia where is the most dense population distribution?

    • Gobi Desert

    • Himalaya Mountains

    • Indus River Valley

    • Yangtze River Valley


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