Trivia Questions On Climate, Weather And Economy Of India! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Climate, Weather And Economy Of India! Quiz

Welcome to the trivia questions on climate, weather, and the economy of India! In this quiz, you will be expected to test out how observant you are about the changes that the Indian climate has undergone throughout the years and its impact on the economy of the citizens. Give it a try and be sure to share it with others so that they may learn about the weather in India.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What has been the effect of the heavily polluted “brown clouds” that are now common in some parts of India?
    • A. 

      Rainfall has decreased and temperatures are cooler.

    • B. 

      Heavy rains have led to widespread flooding in India.

    • C. 

      There is an increase in the crops harvested, as they are not burned by the sun.

    • D. 

      The Indian government has decided to reduce the number of cars allowed on India’s highways.

  • 2. 
    Why are India’s urban areas having a problem with air pollution?
    • A. 

      Few people in India feel that air pollution is a problem.

    • B. 

      There are no government efforts to control air pollution.

    • C. 

      There really is no effective way to control air pollution in the world today.

    • D. 

      The rapidly growing population, heavy industry, and thousands of automobiles have caused the problem.

  • 3. 
    Why did the Chinese government decide to go ahead with the Three Gorges Dam project along the Yangtze River?
    • A. 

      The dam would provide water for all of China’s desert areas.

    • B. 

      China’s people needed a reliable source of hydroelectric power.

    • C. 

      China needed to be able to store water because the Yangtze River often dried up in the summer.

    • D. 

      Careful study showed that there would be no environmental problems associated with the dam.

  • 4. 
    What are some of the main causes of high levels of nitrogen in the waters of the Yangtze River?
    • A. 

      The waste is from nuclear power plants.

    • B. 

      The bodies of dead animals are thrown into the river.

    • C. 

      The chemicals used in fertilizers run from the fields into the river.

    • D. 

      The exhaust fumes are from the millions of cars driven in this area of Asia.

  • 5. 
    Why has the Indian government had such a hard time making much progress in cleaning up the Ganges River?
    • A. 

      Most people in India do not feel the river is polluted so they are not worried about it.

    • B. 

      The government of India has not made the cleaning up of the Ganges River one of its goals.

    • C. 

      Few people have gotten sick from the water in the Ganges River, so it is hard to get money for clean-up operations.

    • D. 

      India’s combination of growing population and run-off from farming makes it hard to see much progress in controlling pollution.

  • 6. 
    How has India’s need to develop more industry ended up creating problems along the Ganges River?
    • A. 

      Factories along the river dump industrial waste and chemicals into the river every day.

    • B. 

      No one is allowed to cremate dead bodies along the river since the large factories have been built.

    • C. 

      Industries located along the river use so much water that the Ganges is almost dry by the time it reaches the sea.

    • D. 

      Factory owners have refused to allow the Indians living along the river to bathe in the water or use the water for cooking.

  • 7. 
    Which is true about the Ganges River?
    • A. 

      The river is ignored by Indian religious rituals.

    • B. 

      People do not drink the water because it is so polluted.

    • C. 

      Many people use the river for transportation as well as a water supply.

    • D. 

      Plant and animal life have not been affected by the poor quality of the river’s water.

  • 8. 
    What major environmental problem are both China and India facing?
    • A. 

      Air pollution

    • B. 

      Deforestation

    • C. 

      Nuclear waste

    • D. 

      Desertification

  • 9. 
    Why is the Ganges River so polluted?
    • A. 

      Untreated sewage pours into it.

    • B. 

      Animal carcasses are thrown into it.

    • C. 

      Trash is thrown into it.

    • D. 

      All choices apply

  • 10. 
    Which trade barrier sets up a complete ban on trading between countries?
    • A. 

      mountain

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      quota

    • D. 

      Embargo

  • 11. 
    The economies of China, India, and Japan can all best be described as:
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Command

    • C. 

      Market

    • D. 

      Mixed

  • 12. 
    What is a main reason for people to exchange currency?
    • A. 

      To have foreign money

    • B. 

      To use American dollars to trade

    • C. 

      To make more money by trading currencies

    • D. 

      To buy and sell goods and services with other countries

  • 13. 
    The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution were examples of China’s attempt to:
    • A. 

      Improve the economy

    • B. 

      End communism

    • C. 

      Sell more goods with the US

    • D. 

      Control population growth

  • 14. 
    In the 1970s, China tried to improve its economy by announcing which program?
    • A. 

      Cultural Revolution

    • B. 

      Great Leap Forward

    • C. 

      Four Modernizations

    • D. 

      Red Guard

  • 15. 
    Most democratic nations have _______ economies.
    • A. 

      Mixed.

    • B. 

      Traditional.

    • C. 

      Command.

    • D. 

      Market.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following BEST describes a market system?
    • A. 

      The government provides services, such as telephones and television.

    • B. 

      A person can start any legal business and charge any price.

    • C. 

      The government provides food and housing to all workers.

    • D. 

      Businesses are owned by the government.

  • 17. 
    If Japan’s government puts a limit on how much Vietnamese rice it will import this year, what trade barrier is this?
    • A. 

      Embargo

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      Quota

    • D. 

      Opportunity Cost

  • 18. 
    Why has Japan specialized in the area of technology?
    • A. 

      It has few natural resources and little farmland.

    • B. 

      It has a poorly educated population.

    • C. 

      The money earned is used to support the military.

    • D. 

      The country has little in the way of fishing.

  • 19. 
    Why does specialization make trade between countries easier?
    • A. 

      There will always be a steady supply of goods on the market so trade is not needed.

    • B. 

      Countries can produce what they make best and trade with others for what they need.

    • C. 

      A country’s economy will never go through a difficult time if they specialize in a good.

    • D. 

      The competition between countries will not exist.

  • 20. 
    Which has been a constant problem for India’s economy?
    • A. 

      A GDP that has not grown in many years

    • B. 

      Lack of a strong middle class

    • C. 

      Expense of maintaining a large military

    • D. 

      Overpopulation and poverty found throughout the country

  • 21. 
    The economy of North Korea can best be described as:
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Command

    • C. 

      Market

    • D. 

      Mixed

  • 22. 
    In a command economy, economic decisions are made by the ___________.
    • A. 

      Consumers.

    • B. 

      Market.

    • C. 

      Government.

    • D. 

      Producers.

  • 23. 
    The Japanese economy has to make up for the country’s lack of:
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Natural resources

    • D. 

      Fish

  • 24. 
    Why do most countries in the world today fall somewhere between a market and a command economy?
    • A. 

      Some government control has never been successful.

    • B. 

      Government control always makes a market economy more profitable.

    • C. 

      Most consumers prefer government control to free market.

    • D. 

      Most countries have found they need a mix of free market and government control to be successful.