APU GEOG101 QUIZ 5
Subject: Geography / General Geography
Question 1 of 25
(points 1) What do the northern mountains look like in the east South Asian area of Arunachal Pradesh?
A.dry and barren
B.dense snow cover
C.rocky and cold
Question 2 of 25
(points 1) What is the name of the disputed territory between Pakistan and India?
Question 3 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following is the best description of a monsoon?
B.large ocean wave
Question 4 of 25
(points 1) The leader who took over in China following the struggle after Mao’s death was:
B.Kim Jong Il
Question 5 of 25
(points 1) China’s current population is closest to:
Question 6 of 25
(points 1) An area of China that can be designated as a “regional state” is:
B.the Pearl River Hub
Question 7 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following is not a Special Economic Zone?
Answer Key: D
Question 8 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following regions is often called “Manchuria” by uninformed foreigners?
C.North China Plain
E.Red Basin of Sichuan
Question 9 of 25
(points 1) What modern-day Islamic state was established by Muslims that arrived by sea?
Answer Key: B
Question 10 of 25
(points 1) Japan’s population:
A.is expected to decline over the next half-century
B.is concentrated along the shore of the Sea of Japan (East Sea)
C.exhibits a low rate of literacy
D.is concentrated on Hokkaido and Shikoku
E.is reflective of a multicultural society
Question 11 of 25
(points 1)By 2100, Japan’s current population of 128 million is expected to shrink to about _____ million:
Question 12 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following is not located in Northeast China?
A.the Liao River basin
B.the country’s Rustbelt
C.the Songhua River basin
D.the city of Harbin
E.the ancient city of Xian
Question 13 of 25
(points 1) What is the name of the largest plateau region in South Asia?
B.Central Indian Plateau
C.Chota Nagpur Plateau
Question 14 of 25
(points 1) Japan’s recent economic problems are a result of all of the following except:
A.heavy dependence on foreign oil
B.the rise of competing economic powers in East Asia
D.losses in investments made in other countries
E.three major earthquakes since 1990 that resulted in 500,000 deaths and billions of yen in losses
Question 15 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following South Asian religions would have benefitted most from the creation of a single regional government by the British?
Question 16 of 25
(points 1) The capital of Japan was moved:
A.from Honshu to Hokkaido in 1948 to assert claims to the Kurile islands lost to Russia at the end of World War II
B.from Kyoto to Tokyo by the Meiji rulers
C.to Hiroshima after World War II
D.has always been located in Osaka
E.to the newly-planned city of Nippon in 1946
Question 17 of 25
(points 1) Powdery wind-blown soil formed from pulverization by glaciers is called:
Question 18 of 25
(points 1) What river is found in the western portion of the river lowlands physiographic region?
Question 19 of 25
(points 1) Where in South Asia did Buddhism arise?
A.The Mouths of the Ganges
B.The Indus River Valley
C.The Ganges Basin
D.The Deccan Plateau
Question 20 of 25
(points 1) Which city is located in the last outpost of the Republic of China, which was first proclaimed in 1912:
Question 21 of 25
(points 1) Japan’s economic growth was well underway by the:
Question 22 of 25
(points 1) Which of the following lies just across the old Chinese border from Hong Kong?
Question 23 of 25
(points 1) What was condition was South Asia left in during the 18th century?
Question 24 of 25
What first political entity was established by Muslims in the northern area of India?
Question 25 of 25
(points 1) When was the Delhi Sultanate established in South Asia?