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South Asia Unit 8 Vocab/tidbits Quiz

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Asia Quizzes & Trivia
For Unit 8 Test in World Geography (specifically THS 2010 Summer School)

  
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1.  These are rich farmlands.
2.  An exmple of this vocab word is the Maldives (a group of islands)
3.  This is a type of island made of a low-lying volcano.
4.  These are seasonal winds.
5.  This religion is polytheistic.
6.  The ________ ________ is a sacred site for the Hindus and they call it the ________ _______. (seperate answers with a comma)
7.  This goddess lives in the Ganges River.
8.  This is another name for high waters, usually caused by cylcones.
9.  Term for an arm of the sea at the lower end of a river.
10.  This Muslim Empire in India during the 1500's conflicted with Hindu traditions.
11.  This is the time period during which the British had control over India.
12.  This program introduced new farming techniques and grain varieties.
13.  This system was introduced by the Aryans, and it's lowest level has been outlawed.
14.  Which of these castes included priests and scholars?
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B.
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D.
15.  Which of these castes includes rulers and warriors?
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Which of these castes includes artisans and laborers?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Which of these castes includes farmers and merchants?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  This civilization began around 2500BC in Pakistan and was one of the world's first civilizations.
19.  This was the division of British India
20.  This territory is being fought over by India and Pakistan. (for control of its resources, mainly water)
21.  This type of loan was started in Bangladesh and helps mainly women and entrepreurs.
22.  This holiday is observed in Pakistan and most other Muslims.
23.  The countries of Nepal and Bhutan have this type of governemnt. (single, NOT plural)
24.  These traditional mountain guides are of _______ ancestry and are called _______. (seperate answers by a comma)
25.  Where was Siddhartha Gautama born?
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26.  These are geometric designs that are symbols of the universe and aid in meditation.
27.  Check all that apply to the Sinhalese.
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Check all that apply to the Tamils.
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B.
C.
D.
29.  These were Muslim rulers
30.  Check all that apply to: basic neccessities.
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Check all that apply to: the summer monsoons.
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B.
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D.
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32.  Check all that apply to: the winter monsoons.
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B.
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33.  What is the inability to read or write?
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