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71) What religion dominates in Pakistan and Bangladesh? A) Islam B) Buddhism C)

Question : 71) What religion dominates in Pakistan and Bangladesh? A) Islam B) Buddhism C) : 2039754

71) What religion dominates in Pakistan and Bangladesh?

A) Islam

B) Buddhism

C) Christianity

D) Hinduism

E) Sikhism

72) Sikhism is a blend of what two religions?

A) Christianity and Islam

B) Hinduism and Islam

C) Hinduism and Buddhism

D) Islam and Buddhism

E) Christianity and Hinduism

73) Which of the following best describes the geography of religion in India?

A) Most of the people are Muslim, but about 15% are Hindu.

B) Most of the people are Hindu, but about 15% are Sikh.

C) Most of the people are Hindu, but about 15% are Muslim.

D) Most of the people are Muslim, but about 15% are Sikh.

E) About 50% are Hindu, about 40% are Muslim, and about 10% are Sikh.

74) What group of people is at the top of the Hindu caste (varna) system?

A) Kshatriyas (princes and warriors)

B) Shudras (farmers, craft occupations)

C) Dalits (untouchables)

D) Brahmans (priestly class)

E) Vaishyas (merchant class)

75) What work are Sikh men noted for?

A) farmers

B) foresters

C) merchants

D) artists

E) bodyguards and soldiers

76) What trend is threatening the survival of the Zoroastrian community?

A) intermarriage and low fertility

B) persecution by Sikhs

C) environmental devastation in their homeland of Bhutan

D) the abandonment of the belief system for Hinduism

E) emigration from the region in search of economic opportunity

77) What two countries in South Asia have nuclear weapons?

A) India and Pakistan

B) Pakistan and Bangladesh

C) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

D) Sri Lanka and Bhutan

E) Bhutan and India

78) What territory in South Asia is claimed by both India and Pakistan?

A) Sri Lanka

B) the Indian State of Goa

C) Kashmir

D) Madhya Pradesh

E) Punjab

79) What is the cause of urban unrest in Karachi, Pakistan?

A) a government proposed plan to make Karachi the new capital

B) Muslim separatists wanting to establish Karachi as an independent city-state

C) the influx of U.S. corporations into the region

D) local Sindhis' opposition to the immigration of Mohjirs from India

E) stark contrasts between very rich and very poor people in Karachi

80) During the period of British colonialism in South Asia, why did the British allow the tribal Pashtun-speaking areas of what is now northwest Pakistan to retain their independence?

A) The people of these areas aided the British in their war effort against Afghanistan.

B) The people of these areas proved to be formidable foes of the British, and used their might to retain both their own territory, while gaining portions of India as well.

C) The British began to realize that their colonial policies were culturally insensitive and thus started an experimental policy to allow this region to remain independent.

D) to avoid diluting their efforts in India

E) This region would serve as a secondary buffer against the Russians to the north.

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