Southeast Asia Practice Quiz

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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  • 1. 
    What is terrace farming?
    • A. 

      Farming in deforested swampy lands

    • B. 

      Farms dug into the side of a hill/mountain

    • C. 

      Fields on the mountainsides

    • D. 

      Fields on the flat open plains of Mainland Southeast Asia

  • 2. 
    What is paddy farming?
    • A. 

      Farming in deforested swampy lands

    • B. 

      Farming dug into the side of a hill/mountain

    • C. 

      Fields on the mountainsides

    • D. 

      Fields on the flat open plains of Mainland Southeast Asia

  • 3. 
    Which country had the largest rice yields in 2005?
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      Malaysia

    • C. 

      Philippines

    • D. 

      Thailand

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT part to blame for deforestation in Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Car industry

    • B. 

      Export of tropical hardwoods

    • C. 

      Palm oil

    • D. 

      Rice production

  • 5. 
    What are the impacts of deforestation?
    • A. 

      Loss of species habitat, flooding and soil erosion, more tropical storms

    • B. 

      More tropical storms, pollution from burning forests and timber machines, flooding and soil erosion

    • C. 

      Flooding and soil erosion, loss of species habitat, pollution from burning forests and timber machines

    • D. 

      Pollution from burning forests and timber machines, more tropical storms, loss of species habitat

  • 6. 
    Which countries were part of European colonialism during the Mercantile Period?
    • A. 

      Portugal, France, Netherlands

    • B. 

      Spain, France, Portugal

    • C. 

      France, Netherlands, Spain

    • D. 

      Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

  • 7. 
    Which countries were part of European colonialism during the Industrial Period?
    • A. 

      Netherlands, France, Britain

    • B. 

      France, Britain, United States

    • C. 

      Britain, United States, Netherlands

    • D. 

      United States, Netherlands, France

  • 8. 
    What percent of Indonesia lives in urban areas?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 9. 
    As of 2011, the population of Southeast Asia is _______.
    • A. 

      200 Million

    • B. 

      400 Million

    • C. 

      600 Million

    • D. 

      800 Million

  • 10. 
    Indonesia is the world's ______ most populous country.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      7th

    • D. 

      11th

  • 11. 
    Indonesia is the world's largest ______ country.
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Muslim

    • C. 

      Hindi

    • D. 

      Atheist

  • 12. 
    Which of the following describes the migration from dense urban to sparse rural areas?
    • A. 

      International Migration

    • B. 

      Internal Migration

    • C. 

      Transmigration

  • 13. 
    Which of the following describes the migration of refugees and workers because of war, ethnic conflicts, and poverty?
    • A. 

      International Migration

    • B. 

      Internal Migration

    • C. 

      Transmigration

  • 14. 
    Which of the following describes the migration of labor migrants to the Middle East?
    • A. 

      International Migration

    • B. 

      Internal Migration

    • C. 

      Transmigration

  • 15. 
    Which of the following makes up "The Little Tigers"?
    • A. 

      Thailand, Laos, Burma

    • B. 

      Vietnam, Philippines, Laos

    • C. 

      Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia

    • D. 

      Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand

  • 16. 
    Which of the following has the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?
    • A. 

      Cambodia

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      Singapore and Brunei

    • D. 

      Burma

  • 17. 
    Which of the following countries has a lowest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Singapore and Brunei, Burma, Vietnam

    • B. 

      Cambodia, Burma, Vietnam

    • C. 

      Burma, Singapore and Brunei, Vietnam

    • D. 

      Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and Brunei

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is part of the Mainland/Peninsula Region?
    • A. 

      Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos

    • B. 

      Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Burma, Cambodia

    • C. 

      Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Malaysia

    • D. 

      Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is part of the Island/Insular Region?
    • A. 

      Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore

    • B. 

      Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia

    • C. 

      Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia

    • D. 

      Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos

  • 20. 
    The icicle-looking rock formations in caves that comes down from the top are called a __________.
    • A. 

      Stalactites

    • B. 

      Stalagmites

  • 21. 
    The icicle-looking rock formations in caves that come up from the ground are called _________.
    • A. 

      Stalactites

    • B. 

      Stalagmites

  • 22. 
    Wallace's Line divides:
    • A. 

      The Pacific plate from the Filipino plate

    • B. 

      The Australian plate from the Pacific plate

    • C. 

      The Australian plate from the Eurasian plate

    • D. 

      The Filipino plate from the Eurasian plate

  • 23. 
    Marsupials are present in which region of Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Southwest

    • C. 

      Northeast

    • D. 

      Southeast

  • 24. 
    Tigers, elephants, and orangutans are present in which region of Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Southwest

    • C. 

      Northeast

    • D. 

      Southeast

  • 25. 
    The Mekong river is the ____ largest river in the world.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      5th

    • C. 

      10th

    • D. 

      15th

  • 26. 
    When talking about natural disasters in Southeast Asia, which of the following is NOT a geologic hazard?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes

    • B. 

      Tsunamis

    • C. 

      Typhoons

    • D. 

      Volcanic eruptions

  • 27. 
    When talking about natural disasters in Southeast Asia, which of the following is NOT a climatic hazard?
    • A. 

      Typhoons

    • B. 

      Flooding

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

  • 28. 
    The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami killed 225,000 people in 11 countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The _____ River, which runs approximately 4,000km from Tibet through China to the tip of Cambodia is the longest river in Southeast Asia.
    • A. 

      Mekong

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Yangtze

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 30. 
    A _______ is a series of waves created when a body of water, such as an ocean, is rapidly displaced due to the moving of plate tectonics on the ocean floor. 
    • A. 

      Cyclone

    • B. 

      Tsunami

    • C. 

      Typhoon

    • D. 

      Earthquake