Asian History 1st Gp Pt Part I

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Asian History 1st Gp Pt Part I

Mostly terms, coming directly from ALL ASPECTS of the notes :) Let this serve as your second reveiwer  Study from the reviewer, try not to cheat though ;)  NOT case sensitive If it says that there may be multiple answers, it may be due to answers with different spacing and answers with s in the end (all options are considered) If there are two or more answers, separate them with commas and a space EXAMPLE: apple, orange  Try to avoid looking at the question excerpt if you want a surprise :(( sorry i cant remove it.   Warnig: some questions may be very specific and quite difficult, the quiz is very long so take it on your own risk. For any questions and complaints please tell me.   GOODLUCK! :D  -cel 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • helps us understand why and how things happen
    • deals with how places are alike and how they are different
  • 2. 
    Geography: ____ "earth" and ______ "write or describe" 
  • 3. 
    Geography describes the history of place, physical landscape, climate, bodies of water of one place and geography only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Boundaries of Asia (options: North, South, East, West)  Pacific Ocean
  • 5. 
    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West)  Arctic Ocean, Kara Sea, Bering Straight, Bashi Channel
  • 6. 
    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West)  Red Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Ural Mountains, South China Sea 
  • 7. 
    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West) Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, Celebes and Sulu Sea
  • 8. 
    Biggest land form on earth
  • 9. 
    Biggest continent on earth
  • 10. 
    Asia occupies __ fraction of the world's total land mass 
  • 11. 
    Asia composes __ fraction of the world's total population 
  • 12. 
    Europeans used the term “O______” or East to describe asia
  • 13. 
    Europeans used the term “Land __ ___ ________ ______” or East to describe asia
  • 14. 
    Europeans would use the term “O_______” in contrast that they were found on the west
  • 15. 
    Asia comes from the Aegean's term, “Asu” meaning.. (3 possible answers)
  • 16. 
    This is the specific country in Asia known as the Land of the Rising sun
  • 17. 
    Asia is divided into 5 subregions based on geographical, physical, historical and cultural attributes only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In describing Asian Geography; 
    • pertains to Europe as the center of the world
    • naming places were relative to the location of the Europeans
  • 19. 
    “__________” (book title) by Edward Said- Idea where Asia is viewed by Europeans in a way that latter superiority with respect to race and culture is evident 
  • 20. 
    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • refers to Asia near Europe 
  • 21. 
    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • Composed of Arabian countries 
  • 22. 
    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • encompasses East asia and Southeast Asia
  • 23. 
    Five Regions of Asia (North, East, South, or West) Also Known as Central Asia/ Soviet Central Asia
  • 24. 
    Five Regions of Asia
    • formerly known as Soviet Central Asia
    • USSR- __________ __________ __________ ___________
    answer: region, meaning of acronym 
  • 25. 
    Five Regions of Asia Subregion where 3 continents of Asia, Africa and Europe meet
  • 26. 
    Five Regions of Asia
    • Divided into Mainland ________ Asia and Insular _______ Asia
  • 27. 
    Five Regions of Asia includes the industrialized countries and 3 economic tigers
  • 28. 
    Five Regions of Asia known as the Land of Mysticism because of the beliefs and Philosophies originated in this region 
  • 29. 
    Used as the point of reference in identifying other regions 
  • 30. 
    Five Regions of Asia primary source of oil
  • 31. 
    Five Regions of Asia portion occupies Middle East 
  • 32. 
    Map of Asia 
    • Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan BORDER this region of asia; 
    Composed of 
    • Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan 
  • 33. 
    Map of Asia
    • South Korea, China, Hongkong, and Macau border this region of asia
    Composed of
    • China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan
  • 34. 
    Map of Asia
    • Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, and Iran border this region of asia
    Composed of
    • Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen
  • 35. 
    Map of Asia
    • Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam border the mainland of this region 
    Composed of
    • Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam
  • 36. 
    Map of Asia
    • Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bahngladesh border the mainland of this region
    Composed of
    • Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
  • 37. 
    Natural Land Area
  • 38. 
    Natural Water Area 
  • 39. 
    Average condition of the weather at a place over a long period of time, as exhibited by the location, geography and topography of the place
  • 40. 
    A geological term, meaning a flat plateau or valley surrounded by mountains formed by a glacier that melted which left a rocky plain
  • 41. 
    known as the Roof of the World and is located in Central Asia, extends from the HImalayans
  • 42. 
    Area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean
  • 43. 
    Landscape that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support the growth of plants
  • 44. 
    Desert in Asia located in Saudi Arabia (no dashes for now) 
  • 45. 
    Desert in Asia located in Uzbekistan and commonly called Red Sand 
  • 46. 
    Desert in Asia in Turkmenistan commonly called Black Sand
  • 47. 
    Coldest desert in Asia located in Siberia 
  • 48. 
    • comprises of ¼ of Asia’s total landmass
    • include the vast plains of the west Siberian and Turan and other plains like Yana-Indigirka, Kolyma, India-gongetic plain and portions of Southeast Asia
    _______ and ________
  • 49. 
    A marshy pine forest usually found in Siberia
  • 50. 
    A treeless plain (from the Finnish word “tunturia”) that can be found in Russia
  • 51. 
    Man Made Wonder  located in Istanbul, Turkey  built during 537 CE during the rein of Emperor Justinian
  • 52. 
    Man Made Wonder
    • emperors lived there for 500 years in the Min and Qin Dynasty
    • it is currently a museum with artworks and artifacts
  • 53. 
    Man Made Wonder served as the ceremonial and political center of the Chinese government
  • 54. 
    Man Made Wonder this is an icon converging Christian and Islamic traditions
  • 55. 
    Man Made Wonder current tallest building in the world after petronas twin towers
  • 56. 
    Man Made Wonder
    • Trdat- reconstructed it
    • survived fire, earthquakes, and vandalism 
  • 57. 
    Man Made Wonder symbolizes progress and prosperity in the Middle East 
  • 58. 
    Burj Khalifa is 
    • ___ floors
    • opened in MM/DD/YY
    answer: 5, 05/05/05
  • 59. 
    Forbidden City one of the gates to enter is __________ Square where there was once a massacre of China in 1989 
  • 60. 
    • demonym for people from Asia
    • though based on residence, it is also considered a race or ethnicity
  • 61. 
    Group of people with distinct language and culture that gives them a unique identity
  • 62. 
    • _______ is like a family
    • may also be based through blood relation
  • 63. 
    • mirrors the culture of a race- means that by studying this, we will realize certain characteristics of a culture
    • key in unifying diverse groups in a country
  • 64. 
    Number of people living in a specific place at a given time
  • 65. 
    Number of people per unit area 
  • 66. 
    • Result of an interplay of birth rate and death rate
    • increasing number of people in one place
  • 67. 
    Number of births per 1000 each year
  • 68. 
    Number of deaths per 1000 each year
  • 69. 
    2 Factors influencing Population Growth
  • 70. 
    Assessment of overall well-being of the people of a particular country
  • 71. 
    6 factors that are taken into consideration of Human Development
  • 72. 
    Expected number of years of life remaining at a given age
  • 73. 
    Determined by calculating the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can read and write
  • 74. 
    Philippines: As of 2007, 105th country with ._ _ _ under medium human development (include the decimal) 
  • 75. 
    Philippines: As of 2009, International Monetary Fund (IMF), ranked 122nd out of 188 countries in GDP per capita with $____ per year
  • 76. 
    Philippines: As of 2007, _ _st in literacy rate with 93.4%
  • 77. 
    Philippines: ___ years old over-all life expectancy (may be specific or unspecific) 
  • 78. 
    Philippines: In 2009, ranked _ _ th happiest 143 countries
  • 79. 
    Movement of people from one place to another
  • 80. 
    A process leading to the concentration of a large percentage of the population in urban areas
  • 81. 
    Refers to the number of individuals who can be supported in a given area within natural resource
  • 82. 
    Factors why people migrate the most basic population pressure, and the one that likely drove the earliest migrations out of Africa
  • 83. 
    Factors why people migrate many people will look for a ___ in a developed country for a reasonable salary
  • 84. 
    Factors why people migrate If one place cannot hold on to its carrying capacity, people will eventually transfer
  • 85. 
    Other groups of people cannot adjust to the ______ and _____ of one place whether it’s too cold or too hot 
  • 86. 
    • regions in Asia are blessed with various natural resources
    • some countries have huge deposit of mineral resources
    • while other countries have fertile soil good for agriculture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    Region rich in mineral deposits
  • 88. 
    If you want to go on a date, go to 
  • 89. 
    Oil and petroleum are the major products in this region
  • 90. 
    Soil is one of the key factors in _____’s agriculture where nearly 54% of the land is suitable for farming
  • 91. 
    People in this region engage in farming along the river valleys and in the low hills
  • 92. 
    Jute twine or Jute fabric- Cash Crops
  • 93. 
    Thick forests in _______ Asia provide the habitat for different endemic species in the region
  • 94. 
    _____ and ________ Rivers are the important sources of water resources in the region of _______
  • 95. 
    Japan has become an industrialized country because of their abundant natural resources
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    Other crops of countries of ____ Asia are beets, potatoes, cabbage, corn, soybean, garlic, red beans and fruits such as grapes, pears and peach
  • 97. 
    Agricultural products of _____ Asia are dates, tomatoes, onions, melon, wheat, barley, tobacco, tea, corn, hazelnut, grapes
  • 98. 
    People cultivate rice, wheat, cotton, vegetables, tobacco, sugar beets, onions, grapes and apples in _____ Asia
  • 99. 
    • _____ _____ : excellent source of water resources in ____ Asia
    • sardines, anchovies, shrimps, mackerel, tuna and shellfish are abundant in the ocean
  • 100. 
    • ¾ of arable land in the country of _____ is devoted to the cultivation of food crops
    • up to 26% of the arable land is planted with rice
  • 101. 
    Cows, sheep, goats, horses and camels are raised in the country of _______
  • 102. 
    Philippines is the leading producer of c_____ oil and c_____
  • 103. 
    Sheep and cows are raised in the mountains in this region 
  • 104. 
    Aside from natural habitat, forests serve a source of different hardwoods in the forests of _______ Asia
  • 105. 
    Known as the beast of burden
  • 106. 
    Land resources in ____ Asia can be located in plateaus, plains and mountains
  • 107. 
    In south asia,
    • forests are found in the slopes of Himalayas
    • forests found in the country of ______ on the other hand, are located in the high mountains in the north
  • 108. 
    In order to maximize their lands, Japanese farmers forced their __________ to have a different shape 
  • 109. 
    • first social group to which the child is exposed
    • helps mold a child’s mind and personality
    • teachers love of neighbor and right conduct to an individual
    • whatever affects the family affects the larger community and society 
  • 110. 
    Family is the foundation of society 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 111. 
    _________ is a type of marriage where a person is married to one person while __________ is a type of marriage where a person is married to more than one person
  • 112. 
    Tpye of family where father is the head, whole family defers to him, obeys his orders, depends on him for financial support, father makes the decisions
  • 113. 
    Type of family where mother is the head, gathers income, and makes decisions
  • 114. 
    Type of family where families share equal power and responsibilities, mother is also employed to enable the family to  sustain its increasing needs
  • 115. 
    Traditional Asian families include their children in the family’s decision making
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 116. 
    • in contemporary scenarios, children are now given the chance to voice out their opinions, suggestions, and complaints
    • they are also allowed to participate in major family decisions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 117. 
    • respect for parents and the elderly is one of the trademarks of the Asian family
    • parents strive to inculcate in their children the value of filial love and respect by making them aware of old cherished traditions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 118. 
    • in the Filipino families the __ and ___ is not only a sign of respect but also a manifestation of good up bringing
  • 119. 
    A form of government ruled by people or its citizens
  • 120. 
    Democracy: “_______” means “people” and “______” means “rule” 
  • 121. 
    Can either be a ____ or ____________ Democracy 
  • 122. 
    Asians pushed for their democracy and freedom from monarch governments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 123. 
    • a Democratic government can be:
    • P__________ meaning chosen by the people or P___________ meaning chosen by a parliament which was chosen by the people 
  • 124. 
    • _______- Upper and Lower House
    • _______- Lower House (Marcos regime- Batasang Pambansa) 
  • 125. 
    A form of government wherein a dictator or a group of people holds the government absolutely 
  • 126. 
    Under a dictatorship, the citizen’s political rights and civil liberties are all restricted
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 127. 
    What is the relevance of studying all the topics we have learned for the first grading period in the study of Asian History? 
  • 128. 
    An Islamic state is a state that has adopted Islam, specifically _____, as its foundations for political institutions, or laws exclusively, and has implemented the Islamic ruling system 
  • 129. 
    Rights are limited because state is understood as governed by immediate divine guidance especially by a state ruled by clergy or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 130. 
    Type of government where
    • power is handed from one generation to another
    • the position of being a "        " is hereditary
  • 131. 
    A form of civil government where God Himself is recognized as the head
  • 132. 
    ___________ Monarchy- power of monarch is limited by a constitution ex: Japan
  • 133. 
    • Constitutional Monarchy: rights are limited, Dictatorship: rights may be exercised
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 134. 
    ______ Monarchy- power of ruler is complete