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Geo 200 Module 8 Quiz

20 Questions
Geo 200 Module 8 Quiz

The following quiz is on material covered in Module 8.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    __________ production helped foster rapid industrialization in Japan in the late 19th and early 20th century.
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 2. 
    Taiwan is claimed by this country.
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      Hong Kong

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      The United States

  • 3. 
    Which of the following Outer China regions is dominated by rugged mountains with intermontane basins of needle-leaf forests, alpine meadows and marshes?
    • A. 

      Pearl River delta

    • B. 

      Inner Mongolia

    • C. 

      Northwestern China

    • D. 

      Tibetan Plateau

  • 4. 
    What is the primary function of the Japanese governmental agency, MITI?
    • A. 

      Provide food and housing for the elderly

    • B. 

      Promote and preserve Japanese culture

    • C. 

      Promote trade and export production

    • D. 

      Provide standards for education, especially higher education

  • 5. 
    Which dynasty extended the Great Wall westward?
    • A. 

      Han

    • B. 

      Sui

    • C. 

      Xia

    • D. 

      Ming

  • 6. 
    The majority of Xinjiang's population is
    • A. 

      Hindu.

    • B. 

      Muslim.

    • C. 

      Buddhist.

    • D. 

      Christian.

  • 7. 
    After World War II, how long did it take for Japan to return to its prewar economic levels of output?
    • A. 

      Japan emerged from World War II with little reduction of output.

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      15 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 8. 
    This is the largest city (population) in China.
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Shanghai

    • C. 

      Tokyo

    • D. 

      Wuhan

    • E. 

      Hong Kong

  • 9. 
    Which American president made a groundbreaking visit to China in 1972 in an attempt to reopen Chinas relations with the Western world?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      George Bush

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

    • E. 

      Gerald Ford

  • 10. 
    This religion is distinctly Japanese, and most of its followers are Japanese.
    • A. 

      Daimyo

    • B. 

      Confucianism

    • C. 

      Shinto

    • D. 

      Daoism

    • E. 

      Animism

  • 11. 
    The __________ is the dominant group in China.
    • A. 

      Hui

    • B. 

      Han

    • C. 

      Manchu

    • D. 

      Wu

  • 12. 
    The subhumid parts of East Asia are prone to
    • A. 

      Drought.

    • B. 

      Flooding.

    • C. 

      Earthquakes.

    • D. 

      Stream erosion.

  • 13. 
    What is sericulture?
    • A. 

      Cultivation of wet rice

    • B. 

      Cultivation of bamboo

    • C. 

      Cultivation of silkworms

    • D. 

      Cultivation of tea

    • E. 

      Cultivation of serious discussion and oriental philosophy

  • 14. 
    The South China Sea, the East China Sea, and the Yellow Sea are part of what water body?
    • A. 

      The Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      The Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      The Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Both the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans

  • 15. 
    __________ was domesticated from wild species in more northerly subhumid regions of East Asia.
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Tea

    • C. 

      Millet

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 16. 
    All of these countries are mostly urban, except:
    • A. 

      North Korea

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      South Korea

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Taiwan

  • 17. 
    What is the new system of spelling Chinese words and names using the Latin alphabet of 26 letters called?
    • A. 

      Wade-Giles system

    • B. 

      Feng Shui system

    • C. 

      Pinyin system

    • D. 

      Falun Gong system

  • 18. 
    Which of these Chinese cities is located in or near Guangdong province?
    • A. 

      Hong Kong

    • B. 

      Shenzhen

    • C. 

      Macau

    • D. 

      Guangzhou

    • E. 

      They all are.

  • 19. 
    Which of these were ever part of Japan's colonial empire?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Taiwan

    • C. 

      Manchuria

    • D. 

      They all were.

  • 20. 
    China has offered to give Taiwan this political status if it rejoins the mainland under one government.
    • A. 

      National capital

    • B. 

      Province

    • C. 

      Autonomous region

    • D. 

      Special administrative region

    • E. 

      Internal republic

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