Bellwork Quiz - Geography Of Asia And India

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Bellwork Quiz - Geography Of Asia And India - Quiz

India is a very interesting country in Southern Asia and is considered one of the wettest inhabited places in the world with Asia being the largest continent in the world. How much do you know about the geography of Asian continent and India? Why don’t you take up this Bell work quiz below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which two Asian countries are the two most populated countries in the world? (Select all correct answers.)

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      China

    • E.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. India
    D. China
    Explanation
    India and China are the two most populated countries in the world. India has a population of over 1.3 billion people, making it the second most populous country after China, which has a population of over 1.4 billion people. Both countries have large populations due to their vast territories, historical and cultural significance, and high birth rates.

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  • 2. 

    Select all of the bodies of water that border/ surround India.

    • A.

      Pacific Ocean

    • B.

      Arabian Sea

    • C.

      Bay of Bengal

    • D.

      Persian Gulf

    • E.

      Indian Ocean

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Arabian Sea
    C. Bay of Bengal
    E. Indian Ocean
    Explanation
    The Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean all border or surround India. The Pacific Ocean and Persian Gulf do not border or surround India.

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  • 3. 

    The _______________________ are a chain of mountains in central Asia that helped to create cultural differences across the continent.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Himalayas
    Explanation
    The Himalayas are a chain of mountains in central Asia that have played a significant role in shaping the cultural differences across the continent. The Himalayas act as a natural barrier, separating different regions and creating distinct cultural identities. The rugged terrain and extreme weather conditions of the Himalayas have influenced the development of unique languages, traditions, and ways of life among the communities living in the region. The Himalayas have also served as a source of inspiration for spiritual and religious practices, further contributing to the cultural diversity of the continent.

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  • 4. 

    South Africa: AIDS :: _________: terrorism (select all answers that might apply)

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Afghanistan

    • E.

      North Korea

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Pakistan
    D. Afghanistan
    Explanation
    The analogy suggests that South Africa is associated with AIDS, and therefore, the correct answer would be countries that are associated with terrorism. Pakistan and Afghanistan have both been known for their involvement in terrorist activities, making them suitable answers for the analogy. Japan, China, and North Korea do not have a strong association with terrorism, so they would not be appropriate answers.

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  • 5. 

    Where on a map of Eurasia should someone look for the Ural mountains?

    • A.

      In central Asia

    • B.

      In central Europe

    • C.

      Where Europe and Asia meet

    • D.

      Near the Pacific Ocean

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Where Europe and Asia meet
    Explanation
    The Ural mountains are located where Europe and Asia meet. This geographical feature serves as the boundary between the two continents, stretching from the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River. Therefore, to find the Ural mountains on a map of Eurasia, one should look for the area where Europe and Asia converge.

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  • 6. 

    The English names for Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai are, respectively...

    • A.

      Bombay, Kolkata, and Madras

    • B.

      Bombay, Calcutta, and Chennai

    • C.

      Bombay, Caluctta, and Madras

    • D.

      Mumbai, Calcutta, and Madras

    Correct Answer
    C. Bombay, Caluctta, and Madras
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bombay, Caluctta, and Madras. This is because Mumbai was formerly known as Bombay, Kolkata was formerly known as Calcutta, and Chennai was formerly known as Madras.

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  • 7. 

    ______ is the second highest mountain in the world.

    Correct Answer
    K-2
    Explanation
    K-2 is the second highest mountain in the world.

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  • 8. 

    India's two major rivers are the ______________ and ______________. (select all answers from below)

    • A.

      Nile

    • B.

      Ganges

    • C.

      Yangtze

    • D.

      Godavari

    • E.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Ganges
    D. Godavari
    Explanation
    The Ganges and Godavari are two major rivers in India. The Ganges is one of the most sacred rivers in Hinduism and is highly revered by the Indian population. It is also the third-largest river in the world by discharge. The Godavari is the second-longest river in India and is considered a holy river by Hindus as well. Both rivers play a crucial role in the agriculture and economy of the regions they flow through.

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