Geo 200 Module 7 Quiz

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The following quiz covers materials from Module 7.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The South Asian wet Monsoon originates over the _____ and moves _____ .
    • A. 

      South China/northwest

    • B. 

      Indian Ocean/northeast

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean/west

    • D. 

      South Atlantic/east

  • 2. 
    What is the geologic origin of the Himalayas?
    • A. 

      Immense lava flows

    • B. 

      Volcanism

    • C. 

      Glacial deposition

    • D. 

      Uplift of marine sediments

  • 3. 
    The Khmer Rouge is associated with communist revolutionaries in this country.
    • A. 

      Cambodia

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      Laos

    • D. 

      Malaysia

    • E. 

      Thailand

  • 4. 
    This country's government policy of Bumiputra explicitly discriminated against ethnic Chinese populations.  
    • A. 

      Laos

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Burma

    • D. 

      Indonesia

    • E. 

      Malaysia

  • 5. 
    The Raj refers to the rule of the _____ in India.
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Mughals

  • 6. 
    This is a country made up of many island groups.  
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Burma

    • C. 

      Cambodia

    • D. 

      Indonesia

    • E. 

      Laos

  • 7. 
    Who was India’s major trading partner before 1992?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      The Soviet Union

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 8. 
    Pakistan was established as an _____ country.
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Hindu

    • C. 

      Buddhist

    • D. 

      Christian

  • 9. 
    What region is described as the “breadbasket” of India?
    • A. 

      Utta Pradesh

    • B. 

      Punjab and Haryana

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Bengal

    • E. 

      Karnataka

  • 10. 
    Largest in population in Southeast Asia, this country is also fourth largest in population in the world.  
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Philippines

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Indonesia

    • E. 

      Malaysia

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was never a European colony?  
    • A. 

      Burma

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Brunei

    • D. 

      Singapore

    • E. 

      Laos

  • 12. 
    The major river in Cambodia and southern Vietnam is the  
    • A. 

      Red.

    • B. 

      Irawaddy.

    • C. 

      Chao Phraya.

    • D. 

      Mekong.

    • E. 

      Menam.

  • 13. 
    What is the system of kinship groupings that is reinforced by language, region, and occupation?
    • A. 

      Raj

    • B. 

      Mujahideen

    • C. 

      Muhajir

    • D. 

      Caste

  • 14. 
    The Kashmir has a predominately _____ population.
    • A. 

      Hindu

    • B. 

      Buddhist

    • C. 

      Jewish

    • D. 

      Christian

    • E. 

      Muslim

  • 15. 
    The Muslims who migrated to Pakistan from India after the partition agreement that created the two countries are called
    • A. 

      Muhajir.

    • B. 

      Mujahideen.

    • C. 

      Tamils.

    • D. 

      Assamese.

  • 16. 
    Well water from the Indian tube wells was found to be contaminated with
    • A. 

      Methyl.

    • B. 

      Arsenic.

    • C. 

      Radiation.

    • D. 

      DDT.

    • E. 

      Chloride.

  • 17. 
    Most of what is today Indonesia was a colony of the  
    • A. 

      British.

    • B. 

      French.

    • C. 

      Dutch.

    • D. 

      Spanish.

    • E. 

      Portuguese.

  • 18. 
    Who was the first to notice a striking division between species either side of the deep ocean trench between the islands of Bali and Lombok?  
    • A. 

      Wallace

    • B. 

      Huxley

    • C. 

      Weber

    • D. 

      Marston

    • E. 

      Robinson

  • 19. 
    The summer monsoon can bring which of the following to this region?  
    • A. 

      Heavy rain

    • B. 

      Severe flooding

    • C. 

      Water for crops and drinking

    • D. 

      Onshore winds

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 20. 
    The Strait of Malacca
    • A. 

      Is the location of the disputed territories called the Spratly Islands.

    • B. 

      Facilitated trade between India and China.

    • C. 

      Was an important territorial claim of French Indochina.

    • D. 

      Is one leg of the Golden Triangle.

    • E. 

      Allows Laos access to the sea.