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Quiz ShowAsia

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Which describes the population change of East Asia?

China is the only country growing

The entire region’s population is declining

The entire region’s population is growing rapidly

Wealthy countries like South Korea and Japan have declining growth rates

Poor countries have declining growth rates

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B.

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E.

Which is true of East Asian and Southeast Asian cities

All are under 2 million people

Most have about 1 million people

Most do not have modern buildings

Most are getting smaller

Some are among the world’s largest

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What best describes the ethnic diversity of the Area

Most areas have little ethnic diversity

East Asia is more ethnically diverse

Both areas have lots of ethnic diversity

Southeast Asia is more ethnically diverse

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E.

The Silk Road went from China to

By the Sea of China

Mongolia

India

By the Indian Ocean

By the Mediterranean

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What happened to Hong Kong in 1997?

It was returned to Japan

It’s economy folded in China’s communist rule

It was returned to the United Kingdom

Portugal returned ownership to China

It became part of China as a special administrative region

What fraction of the population lives in this area of the world?

1/3

Means “place without water”

Gobi

How did Marco Polo help Europeans

learn about China?

He wrote a book about China

Title for the people who governed Japan until 1800s

shoguns

Major river in Southeast Asia that begins with an I

Irrawaddy

Who tried to get Japan to end isolation

Matthew C. Perry

What is a megalopolis?

One city after another, after another

Wood that is used to make furniture

mahogany

Which area is drier, East Asia or Southeast Asia?

East Asia

Define archipelago

Chain of islands

Climate of northern Japan

Humid continental

River that borders Laos and Thailand

Mekong

Known as the Yellow River

Huang He

Country that controls the Strait of Malacca

Singapore

Wood from rainforests used to make boats

teak

What is the Roof of the World?

Plateau of Tibet

What do the Chinese writing symbols represent?

Characters that stand for words

Name of oceans in this part of the world

Indian and Pacific

What river is “China’s Sorrow?”

Huang He

This area has large deposits of what minerals?

Iron ore and tin

What country in the area has the lowest winter temperatures?

Mongolia

Where the Three Gorges Dam is built

On the Chiang Jiang

The drier of the two deserts discussed

Taklimakan

What religion stress that all parts of nature have their own spirits?

Shinto

Climate found in Mongolia by the desert

steppe

Used in making rockets and light bulbs

tungsten

Lowland found in East Asia

North China PlainOr

Manchurian Plain

What two countries cover most of East Asia?

China and Mongolia

Define dzud

A dry summer followed by a harsh

winter

What is the Ring of Fire?

Area where tectonic plate activity causes volcanoes

and earthquakes

Who claimed large areas of China as spheres of influence?

European countries and Japan

Who was China’s communist leader?

Mao Zedong

Means “great general”

shogun

What group invaded China from Central Asia?

Mongols

What nation has the world’s 2nd largest economy?

Japan

Most Chinese are of what ethnic group?

Han

What vegetation term contributes to the problem of landslides?

Deforestation

What nation has the highest population density?

Singapore

What is a disadvantage of the Three Gorges Dam?

About a million people need to move

Huge tidal waves are caused by these

tsunami

What unique item is harvested in Japan and the Philippines?

pearls

Who helped the shoguns to govern Japan?

samurai

What dynasty began the Silk Road?

Han

Chinese nationalist leader

Chaing Kai-shek

Major religion in Malaysia and Indonesia

Islam

Temples with up-turned roofs

pagodas

Former name for Thailand

Siam

China’s official language

Mandarin

Japanese form of poetry

Haiku

Location (city) of the Forbidden City

Beijing

Define census

Count of people

What dynasty started a census?

Ming

Major religion of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia

Buddhism

China’s population passed what mark in 2005?

Over 1.3 billion

Why is a river called the Yellow River?

Loess from the Gobi makes it yellow


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