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Asian History 1st Gp Pt Part I - Quiz

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 Read moredifficult, the quiz is very long so take it on your own risk. For any questions and complaints please tell me.  GOODLUCK! :D 
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    2 Factors influencing Population Growth

  • 2. 

    6 factors that are taken into consideration of Human Development

  • 3. 

    What is the relevance of studying all the topics we have learned for the first grading period in the study of Asian History? 

  • 4. 

    • helps us understand why and how things happen
    • deals with how places are alike and how they are different

    Explanation
    Geography helps us understand why and how things happen in relation to the Earth's physical features, such as landforms, climate, and natural resources. It also deals with how places are alike and how they are different, by studying the characteristics and relationships between different regions, cultures, and environments. By analyzing geographical patterns and processes, we can gain insights into the interconnectedness of the world and the factors that shape human and natural phenomena.

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  • 5. 

    Geography: ____ "earth" and ______ "write or describe" 

    Explanation
    The word "geo" is derived from the Greek word for "earth" and the word "graphien" is derived from the Greek word for "write or describe". Therefore, the correct answer is "Geo, graphien" because it combines the two Greek words that relate to geography.

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  • 6. 

    Geography describes the history of place, physical landscape, climate, bodies of water of one place and geography only.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Geography is the study of the physical features, climate, and bodies of water of a place, as well as the historical development of that place. Therefore, the statement accurately describes what geography entails.

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  • 7. 

    Boundaries of Asia (options: North, South, East, West)  Pacific Ocean

    Correct Answer
    East
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "East" because the Pacific Ocean is located to the east of Asia.

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  • 8. 

    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West)  Arctic Ocean, Kara Sea, Bering Straight, Bashi Channel

    Correct Answer
    North
    Explanation
    The given boundaries of Asia include the Arctic Ocean, Kara Sea, Bering Strait, and Bashi Channel. The question is asking for the direction that represents the northern boundary of Asia. Based on the given options, the correct answer is "North." This means that the northern boundary of Asia is defined by the Arctic Ocean and the Kara Sea.

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  • 9. 

    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West)  Red Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Ural Mountains, South China Sea 

    Correct Answer
    West
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "West." The given boundaries of Asia include the Red Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Ural Mountains, and South China Sea. The question asks for the boundary in the west, which would be the Red Sea and the Black Sea. These bodies of water are located to the west of Asia and serve as natural boundaries for the continent.

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  • 10. 

    Boundaries of Asia (North, South, East, West) Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, Celebes and Sulu Sea

    Correct Answer
    South
    Explanation
    The given answer "South" is correct because the question asks for the boundary of Asia in the south. The Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, Celebes Sea, and Sulu Sea are all located in the southern part of Asia, thus defining its southern boundary.

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  • 11. 

    Biggest land form on earth

    Correct Answer
    Continent
    Explanation
    A continent is the largest land form on Earth. It is a large, continuous mass of land that is surrounded by water. There are seven continents on Earth: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, and South America. Continents are characterized by their vast size and distinct geographical features, such as mountains, rivers, and deserts. They play a crucial role in determining the climate, biodiversity, and cultural diversity of the regions they encompass. Continents have been essential in shaping the history and development of human civilizations throughout time.

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  • 12. 

    Biggest continent on earth

    Correct Answer
    Asia
    Explanation
    Asia is the correct answer because it is the largest continent on Earth. It covers a vast area and is home to the highest population of any continent. With its diverse landscapes, cultures, and economies, Asia holds significant global influence and plays a crucial role in shaping world affairs. Its sheer size and prominence make it the biggest continent on Earth.

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  • 13. 

    Asia occupies __ fraction of the world's total land mass 

    Correct Answer
    1/3
    one third
    a third
    Explanation
    Asia occupies one third (1/3) of the world's total land mass. This means that out of the entire land area on Earth, Asia covers one part out of three equal parts. It indicates that Asia is the largest continent in terms of land area, as it occupies a significant portion of the world's land mass.

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  • 14. 

    Asia composes __ fraction of the world's total population 

    Correct Answer
    2/3
    two third
    Explanation
    Asia composes two-thirds or 2/3 of the world's total population. This means that out of every three people in the world, two of them are from Asia. The population of Asia is significantly larger compared to other continents, making up a substantial portion of the global population.

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  • 15. 

    Europeans used the term “O______” or East to describe asia

    Correct Answer
    Orient
    Explanation
    The term "Orient" was used by Europeans to describe Asia. This term was commonly used to refer to the eastern part of the world, specifically Asia, in relation to Europe. It was used to depict the cultural and geographical differences between Europe and Asia, highlighting the exotic and mysterious nature of the East. The term "Orient" has historical connotations and was widely used in literature, art, and academia to describe the Asian continent from a European perspective.

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  • 16. 

    Europeans used the term “Land __ ___ ________ ______” or East to describe asia

    Correct Answer
    of the rising sun
    Land of the rising sun
    Explanation
    Europeans used the term "Land of the rising sun" or "East" to describe Asia. This term refers to the geographical location of Asia in relation to Europe, as the sun rises in the east. It also reflects the perception of Asia as a distant and exotic land from the perspective of Europeans.

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  • 17. 

    Europeans would use the term “O_______” in contrast that they were found on the west

    Correct Answer
    Occident
    Occidental
    Explanation
    Europeans would use the term "Occident" or "Occidental" to contrast with the places they were found on the west. These terms refer to the western part of the world or the countries and regions in the west. They are used to differentiate between the eastern and western hemispheres or cultures.

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  • 18. 

    Asia comes from the Aegean's term, “Asu” meaning.. (3 possible answers)

    Correct Answer
    Place of the rising sun
    Dawn
    The east
    Explanation
    The term "Asia" is derived from the Aegean word "Asu" which means "Place of the rising sun", "Dawn", and "The east". This suggests that the term Asia was used to describe the eastern regions where the sun rises and the beginning of a new day. The word "Asu" captures the geographical and cultural significance of the eastern regions, emphasizing their association with the rising sun and the start of a new day.

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  • 19. 

    This is the specific country in Asia known as the Land of the Rising sun

    Correct Answer
    Japan
    Explanation
    Japan is known as the "Land of the Rising Sun" because it is located to the east of the Asian continent and is one of the first countries to see the sunrise each day. This nickname reflects Japan's geographical position and its cultural significance as a country that embraces the new day and symbolizes hope and opportunity.

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  • 20. 

    Asia is divided into 5 subregions based on geographical, physical, historical and cultural attributes only.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Asia is indeed divided into 5 subregions based on geographical, physical, historical, and cultural attributes. These subregions are East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, and West Asia. Each subregion has its own distinct characteristics and features that distinguish it from the others. This division helps to categorize and understand the diverse cultures, histories, and landscapes that exist within the continent of Asia.

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  • 21. 

    In describing Asian Geography; 
    • pertains to Europe as the center of the world
    • naming places were relative to the location of the Europeans

    Correct Answer
    Eurocentric point of view
    Eurocentric POV
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Eurocentric point of view" or "Eurocentric POV," refers to the perspective or bias that places Europe at the center of the world and considers European culture, history, and values as superior or more important than those of other regions. In the context of describing Asian geography, it suggests that the naming of places in Asia was done in relation to European locations, highlighting the dominance and influence of Europe in shaping the understanding and representation of Asian geography.

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  • 22. 

    “__________” (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 

    Correct Answer
    Orientalism
    Explanation
    "Orientalism" by Edward Said explores the concept of Orientalism, which refers to the way in which Europeans have historically perceived and represented the cultures and peoples of Asia. Said argues that Orientalism is rooted in a sense of European superiority, where the West views the East as exotic, inferior, and in need of Western intervention and control. The book examines how this perception has shaped Western understanding and representation of Asia, perpetuating stereotypes and reinforcing power imbalances between the East and the West.

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  • 23. 

    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • refers to Asia near Europe 

    Correct Answer
    Near east
    Explanation
    The term "Near East" refers to the early geographic divisions of Asia as seen from the European perspective. It specifically denotes the region of Asia that is in close proximity to Europe. This term was commonly used by Europeans to describe the eastern part of Asia that was closest to their own continent. It is important to note that this term may be considered Eurocentric, as it reflects the European viewpoint and categorization of Asia based on its proximity to Europe.

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  • 24. 

    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • Composed of Arabian countries 

    Correct Answer
    Middle east
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Middle East" because it is a term commonly used in European geography to refer to the region that includes Arabian countries. This term emerged during the colonial era when European powers divided the world into different regions based on their own perspectives and interests. The Middle East is located in western Asia and includes countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, and the United Arab Emirates.

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  • 25. 

    Early geographic divisions of Asia in the European POV
    • encompasses East asia and Southeast Asia

    Correct Answer
    Far east
    Explanation
    The term "Far East" refers to the easternmost regions of Asia from a European perspective. It encompasses both East Asia and Southeast Asia. This term was commonly used during the colonial era when European powers were expanding their influence in Asia. It is important to note that the term "Far East" is Eurocentric and may not be used or recognized by people within the region itself.

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  • 26. 

    Five Regions of Asia (North, East, South, or West) Also Known as Central Asia/ Soviet Central Asia

    Correct Answer
    North asia
    North
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North Asia. This region is also known as Central Asia or Soviet Central Asia. It is located in the northern part of Asia and includes countries such as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The term "North" is used to specify the exact location within Asia.

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  • 27. 

    Five Regions of Asia
    • formerly known as Soviet Central Asia
    • USSR- __________ __________ __________ ___________
    answer: region, meaning of acronym 

    Correct Answer
    North, United Soviet Socialist Republic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "region, meaning of acronym". This suggests that the answer is related to the regions of Asia and the meaning of an acronym. The given answer "North, United Soviet Socialist Republic" fits this explanation as it provides information about a specific region (North) and the meaning of the acronym USSR (United Soviet Socialist Republic).

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  • 28. 

    Five Regions of Asia Subregion where 3 continents of Asia, Africa and Europe meet

    Correct Answer
    West asia
    West
    Explanation
    The correct answer is West Asia because it is the subregion where the three continents of Asia, Africa, and Europe meet. West Asia is located in the western part of Asia and includes countries such as Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. It is geographically positioned at the crossroads of these three continents, making it a significant region in terms of cultural, historical, and economic interactions.

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  • 29. 

    Five Regions of Asia
    • Divided into Mainland ________ Asia and Insular _______ Asia

    Correct Answer
    Southeast asia
    South east asia
    Southeast
    South east
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southeast Asia and South East Asia. The question is asking for the two divisions of Asia: Mainland ________ Asia and Insular _______ Asia. The answer options provide the correct names for both divisions, with "Southeast Asia" and "South East Asia" being the correct answers.

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  • 30. 

    Five Regions of Asia includes the industrialized countries and 3 economic tigers

    Correct Answer
    East asia
    East
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "East Asia, East." This answer suggests that the five regions of Asia include East Asia and East. East Asia is a well-known region consisting of countries like China, Japan, and South Korea, known for their industrialization and economic development. The term "East" might refer to another subregion within East Asia or could be a typo or incomplete information. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning of "East" in this context.

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  • 31. 

    Five Regions of Asia known as the Land of Mysticism because of the beliefs and Philosophies originated in this region 

    Correct Answer
    South asia
    South
    Explanation
    The correct answer is South Asia. South Asia is known as the Land of Mysticism because it is the region where various beliefs and philosophies originated. This region is home to ancient civilizations like the Indus Valley Civilization and is known for its rich cultural heritage and spiritual practices. South Asia includes countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan.

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  • 32. 

    Used as the point of reference in identifying other regions 

    Correct Answer
    Central Asia
    Central
    North Asia
    North
    Explanation
    The term "used as the point of reference in identifying other regions" suggests that the answer options are regions that serve as a basis for identifying or categorizing other regions. Central Asia and North Asia are both geographical regions that are commonly used as reference points in identifying other regions. Central Asia is often used to identify the countries in the central part of the continent of Asia, while North Asia is used to identify the northern part of Asia. Central and North, on their own, do not provide enough information to identify specific regions, so they are not the correct answer options.

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  • 33. 

    Five Regions of Asia primary source of oil

    Correct Answer
    West asia
    West
    Explanation
    The correct answer is West Asia. West Asia is known as the primary source of oil in Asia. It is home to several oil-rich countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, and Kuwait. These countries have vast reserves of oil and play a significant role in the global oil market. The region's oil production and exports contribute significantly to the economy and energy supply of many countries around the world.

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  • 34. 

    Five Regions of Asia portion occupies Middle East 

    Correct Answer
    West
    West Asia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "West, West Asia." This answer is correct because West Asia is a region that is located in the western part of Asia. The term "West" is also used to refer to the western part of any given region or continent. Therefore, in the context of the question, "West, West Asia" accurately describes the portion of Asia that occupies the Middle East.

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  • 35. 

    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 

    Correct Answer
    North asia
    North
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North Asia. The given information states that Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan border this region of Asia. The countries listed in the second part of the information, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, are all located in North Asia. Therefore, the correct answer is North Asia.

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  • 36. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    East
    East asia
    Explanation
    The given answer "East, East Asia" is a correct response because the question asks for the region of Asia that is bordered by South Korea, China, Hongkong, and Macau. This region is commonly referred to as East Asia and includes countries such as China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan. Therefore, the answer accurately identifies the specific region and provides the broader term for it.

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  • 37. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    West asia
    West
    Explanation
    The correct answer is West Asia. West Asia is a region that includes countries such as Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, and Iran. This region is also known as the Middle East and is located in the western part of Asia.

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  • 38. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    Southeast asia
    South east asia
    Southeast
    South east
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southeast Asia, South East Asia, Southeast, South East. This is because the given countries (Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam) are located in the Southeast Asian region. Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of countries located geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea, and north of Australia. South East Asia is another term used to refer to the same region. The terms Southeast and South East are also commonly used as abbreviations for Southeast Asia.

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  • 39. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    South asia
    South
    Explanation
    The given answer, "South Asia, South," is correct because it accurately identifies the region being referred to in the question. The countries listed in the answer - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka - are all part of South Asia. Additionally, the mention of "South" in the answer further emphasizes the geographical location of the region.

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  • 40. 

    Natural Land Area

    Correct Answer
    Landform
    Landforms
    Land form
    Land forms
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Landform, Landforms, Land form, Land forms. These terms all refer to the physical features of the Earth's surface, such as mountains, valleys, plains, and plateaus. They describe the natural characteristics and formations of the land, including its shape, elevation, and composition. The use of different variations of the term "landform" indicates that it can be singular or plural, and can be used as a noun or an adjective.

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  • 41. 

    Natural Water Area 

    Correct Answer
    Waterform
    Water form
    Waterforms
    Water forms
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Waterform, Water form, Waterforms, Water forms". These terms refer to different types or shapes of water bodies found in nature, such as lakes, rivers, oceans, and ponds. "Waterform" is a single word, while "Water form" is two words. "Waterforms" and "Water forms" are plural forms of the same concept. All of these terms are used to describe the physical characteristics and features of natural water areas.

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  • 42. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    Climate
    Explanation
    Climate refers to the average condition of the weather at a place over a long period of time. It is determined by factors such as the location, geography, and topography of the place. Climate provides a comprehensive understanding of the typical weather patterns, temperature range, precipitation levels, and other atmospheric conditions that are experienced in a particular region. Unlike weather, which can change on a daily basis, climate represents the long-term patterns and trends that characterize a specific area.

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  • 43. 

    A geological term, meaning a flat plateau or valley surrounded by mountains formed by a glacier that melted which left a rocky plain

    Correct Answer
    Pamir
    Explanation
    Pamir is a geological term referring to a flat plateau or valley surrounded by mountains. It is formed by the melting of a glacier, which leaves behind a rocky plain.

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  • 44. 

    known as the Roof of the World and is located in Central Asia, extends from the HImalayans

    Correct Answer
    Pamir Mountain Range
    Explanation
    The given answer, Pamir Mountain Range, is correct. The question mentions that the place is known as the "Roof of the World" and is located in Central Asia, extending from the Himalayans. The Pamir Mountain Range fits this description perfectly as it is often referred to as the "Roof of the World" due to its high elevation and is situated in Central Asia, connecting with the Himalayans.

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  • 45. 

    Area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean

    Correct Answer
    Ring of fire
    Pacific ring of fire
    Circum-Pacific Seismic Belt
    Circum-Pacific Belt
    Explanation
    The given answer options all refer to the same geographical area, which is known as the "Ring of Fire" or the "Pacific Ring of Fire." This region is characterized by a high concentration of earthquakes and volcanic activity, which occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. Another term used to describe this area is the "Circum-Pacific Seismic Belt" or simply the "Circum-Pacific Belt." These terms are all interchangeable and commonly used to refer to the same area of seismic and volcanic activity.

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  • 46. 

    Landscape that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support the growth of plants

    Correct Answer
    Asian deserts
    Asian desert
    Deserts
    Desert
    Explanation
    The correct answer options all refer to areas that receive very little precipitation, which is not enough to support plant growth. "Asian deserts" and "Asian desert" specifically refer to deserts located in Asia, while "Deserts" and "Desert" are more general terms that can apply to any arid region around the world.

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  • 47. 

    Desert in Asia located in Saudi Arabia (no dashes for now) 

    Correct Answer
    Rub Al Khali
    Explanation
    Rub Al Khali is the correct answer because it is a desert located in Saudi Arabia. Also known as the Empty Quarter, it is the largest continuous sand desert in the world, covering a significant portion of the Arabian Peninsula. Rub Al Khali is characterized by vast stretches of sand dunes, extreme temperatures, and very little vegetation. It is an inhospitable and challenging environment, with limited human presence due to its harsh conditions.

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  • 48. 

    Desert in Asia located in Uzbekistan and commonly called Red Sand 

    Correct Answer
    Qyzl Qum
    Explanation
    Qyzl Qum is the correct answer because it is the name of the desert located in Uzbekistan in Asia, which is commonly referred to as the Red Sand Desert.

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  • 49. 

    Desert in Asia in Turkmenistan commonly called Black Sand

    Correct Answer
    Karaqum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Karaqum. The Karaqum Desert is a desert in Turkmenistan, located in Central Asia. It is known for its black sand, which gives it the common name "Black Sand Desert". The desert covers a large area in Turkmenistan and is characterized by its extreme aridity and harsh climate. The Karaqum Desert is an important natural landmark in the region and is home to unique flora and fauna that have adapted to its challenging conditions.

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  • 50. 

    Coldest desert in Asia located in Siberia 

    Correct Answer
    Gobi Desert
    Gobi
    Explanation
    The Gobi Desert is the correct answer because it is the coldest desert in Asia and is located in Siberia. The Gobi Desert experiences extreme temperature variations, with very cold winters and hot summers. It is known for its harsh and arid climate, with low precipitation and strong winds. The desert is characterized by its vast expanses of sand dunes, rocky outcrops, and sparse vegetation.

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