East Asia Benchmark Review

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  • 1. 
    The ideas and beliefs of people in East Asian countries are strongly influenced by_____________
    • A. 

      Monsoon rains

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Christianity

  • 2. 
    The type of economy in China today is_________________
    • A. 

      Command

    • B. 

      Communism

    • C. 

      Both -- they mean the same thing

  • 3. 
    A correct description of the communist government is______________
    • A. 

      Authoritarian

    • B. 

      Totalitarian

    • C. 

      Both

  • 4. 
    The most important leader of Communist leader in China was ____
    • A. 

      Gandhi

    • B. 

      Ho Chi Minh

    • C. 

      Mao Ze Dong

  • 5. 
    When one country takes over the government or economy of another country, this is called __________________
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Capitalism

  • 6. 
    Name western countries that were imperial powers in East Asia.
    • A. 

      China, Japan

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia, Turkey

    • C. 

      Britain, France

  • 7. 
    Market economies include __________________
    • A. 

      Businesses owned by individuals, not the government`

    • B. 

      Businesses must make a profit

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 8. 
    A command economy  includes___________________
    • A. 

      Government ownership of all property

    • B. 

      People work to make a profit

    • C. 

      Free trade

  • 9. 
    From World War II until about 1990, the Cold War was being fought.  This was was about_____________________
    • A. 

      Communist countries trying to take over the world

    • B. 

      Non-communist countries trying to defence the world from Communism

    • C. 

      Both

  • 10. 
    How was South East Asia affected by the Cold War?
    • A. 

      Korea was split in a civil war. Communist North Korea tried to take over South Korea

    • B. 

      Vietnam was split in a civil war. Communist North Vietnam tried to take over South Vietnam

    • C. 

      Soviet Union tried to control West Germany

  • 11. 
    What continent has the largest number of countries which have democratic governments?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      North America

  • 12. 
    The Communist government set up by Mao Zedong was _______________
    • A. 

      Totalitarian

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      Absolute monarchy

  • 13. 
    Confucianism is ___________________
    • A. 

      A form of government created by Mao Zedong

    • B. 

      A Chinese belief system that teaches good behavior and respect for family

    • C. 

      An Indian belief system that teaches about reincarnation

  • 14. 
    What South East Asian nation suffered from war  because of the Cold War?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      Japan

  • 15. 
    The rights of Chinese were not respected by the government.  This was shown in our cartoon about________________
    • A. 

      Tiananmen Square

    • B. 

      The Forbidden City

    • C. 

      The Great Wall

  • 16. 
    The word "urban" means ________________
    • A. 

      Countryside

    • B. 

      Forests

    • C. 

      City

  • 17. 
    The British took over India and forced China to change its laws to allow trade.  This is an example of ___________________________
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Communism

  • 18. 
    France took over parts of South East Asia and controlled Vietnam in 1914.  This is an example of _____________________
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Market Economy

    • C. 

      European Imperialism