Geography Final

Geography Final Final 2010 
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Of India's more than 1 billion population almost ______million are Muslims
 
165
The country located immediately northwest of India is
 
Pakistan
The major river of Pakistan is the
 
Indus
The laca covered plateau that extends across most of southern India is known as the
 
Deccan
The area known as the "land of the 5 rivers" is
 
Punjab
The caste system is most associated with which of the following religions?
 
Hinduism
Asoka was a strong believer in
 
Buddhism
The partitioning of Hindu India from Muslim Pakistan occurred in
 
1947
Which city lost a good part of its hinterland to Pakistan in the partitioning of British India?
 
Calcutta (Kolkata)
Which of the following countries does not share a common border with Pakistan?
 
Bangladesh
Which of the following pairings is incorrect?
 
Pakistan & Delhi
An area whose control is hotly disputed by India & Pakistan is
 
Jammu & Kashmir
Which of the following areas of India is located in the Brahmaputra valley?
 
Assam
Which state is located in Southern India?
 
Kerala
The McMahon Line
 
was drawn to separate India from China is the early 20th century.
The priestly caste in India is known as
 
Brahmins
The city located closest to the Ganges Delta is
 
Kolkata (Calcutta)
Which city is not connected to the Golden Quadrilateral Superhighway that links major urban centers?
 
Dhaka
The _______ Revolution of the 1960's introduced "miracle" varieties of wheat and rice that significantly increased productivity
 
Green
Which industry spearheaded the economic development of Bengaluru over the past decade?
 
Information Technology
India's Rustbelt is located in the hinterland of
 
Kolkata
During the 20th century 8 of the 10 costliest natural disasters in the world struck
 
Bangladesh
Bangladesh was formerly known as
 
East Pakistan
Which city suffered severely in the devastating 1991 cyclone that came ashore at the North end of the Bay of Bengal?
 
Dhaka
The 2 countries of South Asia's Mountainous North are
 
Nepal and Bhutan
The color saffron on the Indian Flag symbolizes what?
 
Sacrifice
The national bird for India is the
 
Peafowl
The national flower of India is the
 
Lotus
The untouchable caste in India is known as
 
Harijans
Telugu, Tamil, Kanarese, and Malayalam are
 
four leading Dravidian languages spoken in Southern India
What is located in the African Transition zone?
 
The Islamic Front
Which country is not located in the African Transition zone?
 
the Congo
What country is located in the Horn of Africa?
 
Ethiopia
Which is not located in East Africa?
 
Cameroon
Which country is not located in East Africa?
 
Nigeria
Which country is not located in Equatorial Africa?
 
Ivory Coast
Which is located in the Bulge of Africa?
 
Senegal
The great river of Southern Africa is the
 
Zambezi
People of Dutch ancestry in South Africa are called
 
Afrikaners
The Boer War took place in
 
South Africa
An exclave of Angola
 
Cabinda
This language is a lingua franca
 
Swahili
What does Jihad mean?
 
Holy War
Dar es Salaam is the capital of this country
 
Tanzania
This country is the home of Shona and Ndebele tribes where whites have been expelled by the government
 
Zimbabwe
Now independent political entity that was a German colony named South West Africa is known as
 
Namibia
This country moved its capital from Lagos to Ambuja
 
Nigeria
This fly causes the sleeping sickness
 
Tsetse
This country is completely encircled by South Africa
 
Lesotho
This Desert is present in Botswana
 
Kalahari
What association is incorrect?
 
Orange River- Nigeria
Which of the following is associated with the concept of continental drift?
 
Pangea
The Congo River basin mainly supports what type of vegetation?
 
tropical rainforest
A disease that spreads worldwide is known as
 
Pandemic
Land Tenure refers to
 
the way people own, occupy, and use land
Before independence, the modern state of The Congo was a colony of
 
Belgium
Which of the following states was not a colony of France prior to its independence?
 
Ghana
Which of the following counties was not a British colony prior to its independence?
 
Ethiopia
Tourism, once a particularly important business in _____________, struggles to remain viable in the face of numerous challenges
 
Kenya
The ethnic group exerting the most control in Kenya is the
 
Kikuyu
Dar es Salaam is the capital of
 
Tanzania
The capital of The Congo is
 
Kinshasa
Which country has no dominant ethnic groups?
 
The Congo
A market that is set up only on certain days of the week is known as a _______ market
 
periodic
Which of the following countries was established by former American slaves
 
Liberia
Which of the following counties is not located in The African Transition Zone?
 
Tanzania
This small country gains much of its importance because of its location on the Bab el Mandeb Srait at the mouth of the Red Sea
 
Djibouti
Is everything going to be ok?
 
Yes, because it already is ok. Cary loves you. Emmy is a wonderful friend, headaches will go away and you have your rest of your life ahead of you.
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