Geography Final

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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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