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11) Atoll 12) Hot spot 13) Mallee vegetation 14) Kanaka 15) Aborigine 16) Maori 17) Aotearoa 18) "Uncontacted peoples" 19) The White Australia Policy 20) Pidgin English 21) Native Title Bill 22) Microstates 23) Closer Economic Relationship (CER) Agreement 24) Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Group (APEC) 25) Haoles .
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71) What was the purpose of the White Australia Policy? A) to promote the emigration of Australians who were of European descent to other nations in the South Pacific B) to encourage Australians of European descent to migrate from Australia's densely settled east coast to the more sparsely settled interior and west.
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14.2   True/False Questions Choose "T" if the statement is True, or "F" if the statement is False.  If the statement isfalse, rewrite the  underlined word or phrase to make the statement true. 1) The largest portion of Australian and New Zealand exports go to Asia. 2) A large proportion of Australian and New.
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91) What region of Indonesia is demanding creation of an independent Islamic state? A) Aceh B) Java C) Kalimantan D) Borneo E) New Guinea 92) What country is the newest country in Southeast Asia? A) East Timor B) Myanmar C) Cambodia D) Malaysia E) Indonesia 93) What animal name has been used to describe the robust economies of Southeast Asia? A) eagle B) cobra C).
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31) The Khmer Rouge guerrillas were associated with Cambodia. 32) The newly independent country of East Timor was formerly part of Thailand. 33) Today, Burma's government is a repressive military regime. 34) Thailand embraces market economics, while retaining the political forms of a communist state. 35) Modern-day Indonesia was once part of Thailand. 36) The.
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21) What landform is described as a combination of sandy islands, barrier coral reefs, and shallow central lagoons? A) isthmus B) monsoon C) peninsula D) atoll E) tsunami 22) What event sets off the process that creates an atoll? A) volcanic eruption B) earthquake C) erosion D) nuclear explosion E) rifting 23) The Hawaiian Islands were formed by ________. A) the subduction of.
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21) The rain-shadow effect is the area of low rainfall found on the leeward (downwind) side of a mountain range. 22) India has the largest population in South Asia. 23) South Asia could soon surpass East Asia to become the world's most populous region. 24) Pakistan's population is concentrated on the border with.
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61) Who are "Burmans"? A) the dominant Burmese-speaking population of Burma B) all the inhabitants of Burma C) the royal family of Burma D) the military leaders of Burma E) the largest immigrant group in Indonesia 62) To which language group does the Vietnamese language belong? A) Austronesian B) Tibeto-Burman C) Mon-Khmer D) Tai-Kadai E) Papuan 63) About how many distinct languages.
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21) Volcanic mountains dominate much of New Zealand. 22) In the region of Australia/Oceania, you would find a fjord in New Zealand. 23) A tsunami is caused by monsoons. 24) High islands are present throughout much of Oceania. 25) Deserts dominate in Australia. 26) Countries of Oceania have been major supporters of the Kyoto Protocol. 27).
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51) Bangladesh was part of Bhutan from 1948 until 1971. 52) Nepal was an ally of Bangladesh in its war of independence against Pakistan. 53) Most of the contemporary Indian migrants to the United States are professionals. 54) About half a million South Asian children work as virtual slaves in carpet-weaving factories and.
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41) Where is the population in Vietnam concentrated? A) in the mountains bordering Laos B) in the deltas of the Mekong and Red Rivers C) on the central coastal plain D) in the north, near the Chinese border E) near its borders with Laos and Cambodia 42) Where is the population of mainland Southeast Asia concentrated? A).
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13.2   True/False Questions Choose "T" if the statement is True, or "F" if the statement is False.  If the statement is false, rewrite the underlined word or phrase to make the statement true. 1) Powerful typhoons have placed the greatest pressure on the forests of Southeast Asia. 2) In Southeast Asia, hurricanes are.
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11) Sanskrit 12) Linguistic nationalism 13) Hindi 14) Caste system 15) Dalits 16) Jainism 17) Hindu nationalism 18) Sikhism 19) Urdu 20) Mughal Empire 21) British East India Company 22) Federal state 23) Tamil Tigers 24) Maharaja .
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41) The most widely spoken indigenous language in South Asia is Tamil. 42) Sri Lanka has a Hindu majority living on its north coast. 43) Hinduism is a universalizing religion. 44) Jainism emphasizes nonviolence over all other values. 45) English has been suggested as a unifying national language in India. 46) India and Pakistan have.
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12.2   True/False Questions Choose "T" if the statement is True, or "F" if the statement is False.  If the statement is false, rewrite the underlined word or phrase to make the statement true. 1) The authors of your text base their definition of the region of South Asia on the shared history.
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51) Which countries in the region comprising Australia and Oceania are the most urbanized? A) Australia and Fiji B) Australia and French Polynesia C) Australia and Micronesia D) Australia and New Zealand E) Australia and Papua New Guinea 52) Approximately what percentage of Australia's population lives in urban areas along the coast? A) 25% B) 40% C) 55% D) 70% E).
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31) The Islamic religion dominates in Pakistan and Bangladesh. 32) Sikhism is a blend of Hinduism and Islam. 33) Brahmans are at the bottom of the Hindu caste (varna) system. 34) There are approximately 400 million Muslims in South Asia. 35) Sikh men are noted for being artists. 36) Historically, the unity of South Asia.
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91) Why did the Bengalis in the former East Pakistan fight for independence? A) The government of India encouraged them to rebel. B) They did not like the Islamic fundamentalism of Pakistan. C) They did not share the Muslim religion of the Pakistanis. D) They felt they were treated as second-class citizens. E) They did.
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61) Australia's Aborigines A) came to the continent about 2,500 years ago. B) all speak the same language. C) did not sign treaties with the colonizing Europeans. D) have, for the most part, continued to live their traditional lifestyle. E) have home ownership rates equal to those of Australians of British ancestry. 62) What is.
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41) Where do Australian cities tend to be located? A) in the country's interior B) on the western margin of the country C) on the northern portion of the country D) along the coasts E) in the country's mountainous region 42) In what part of Australia do most of its people live? A) southeast B) southwest C) northwest D) northeast E).
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31) Originally, England used Australia as a source of slaves. 32) Australia and New Zealand are the most urbanized countries in the region comprised of Australia and Oceania. 33) When Europeans arrived in Australia, swidden was the most important way of life to the Aborigines. 34) Aborigines are the indigenous people in New.
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11) Malaysia lies both on the mainland and in the islands of Southeast Asia. 12) The Khorat Plateau of Southeast Asia contains poor soils and is home to many impoverished people. 13) In Southeast Asia, temperatures are high year-round throughout the region, and rainfall is generally plentiful, but varies from place to.
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13.1   Multiple Choice and Bimodal Questions 1) By what other name is Kalimantan also known? A) Borneo B) Luzon C) Java D) The Malay Peninsula E) Sumatra 2) What activity has placed the greatest pressure on the forests of Southeast Asia? A) local people cutting hardwood trees to build homes B) indigenous people clearing areas of the forest for.
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13.3   Vocabulary Questions Define the following terms. 1) Typhoons 2) Tsunami 3) Sunda Shelf 4) Transmigration 5) Shifted cultivators 6) Primate city 7) Animism 8) Ramayana 9) Lingua franca 10) ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) .
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14.4   Matching Questions Match the country or region with its environmental problem. A) Deforestation B) Environmental damage from mining C) Drought D) Susceptible to flooding from rising sea levels E) Nuclear weapons testing 1) The Outback 2) Guam 3) Papua New Guinea 4) Kiribati 5) Nauru 6) Bikini Island Match the country or region with its economic activity. A) Sheep, wool B) Sugar C) Fish and.
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81) What country agreed to build a spaceport on Micronesia's Christmas Island? A) Australia B) New Zealand C) France D) Japan E) United States 82) What is New Zealand's most important commercial livestock? A) cattle B) hogs C) kangaroos D) llamas E) sheep 83) Which of the following patterns of trade most accurately describes the region of Australia and Oceania over the.
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71) What religion did the indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia practice before the arrival of religions from elsewhere? A) Animism B) Christianity C) Buddhism D) Islam E) Hinduism 72) What is the mission of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)? A) ASEAN is a free-trade association, like NAFTA or the European Union. B) ASEAN fosters regional cooperation in.
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12.3   Vocabulary Questions Define the following terms. 1) Subcontinent 2) Salinization 3) Green Revolution 4) Monsoon 5) Cyclone 6) Orographic rainfall 7) Rain-shadow effect 8) Indian diaspora 9) Bustees 10) Dravidian .
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12.4   Matching Questions Match the description with the appropriate city. A) Dhaka (Dacca) B) Islamabad C) Delhi D) Karachi E) Kolkata (Calcutta) 1) Sprawling capital of India 2) Faces problems including homelessness, inadequate electric power, flooding 3) Capital and largest city of Bangladesh 4) Pakistan's largest urban area and its commercial core 5) Pakistan's forward capital Match the description to the appropriate.
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14.1   Multiple Choice and Bimodal Questions 1) What type of animals are most closely associated with Australia? A) amphibians B) marsupials C) birds D) dinosaurs (fossils, of course) E) mammals 2) Which exotic animal, introduced in Australia, reached plague proportions, and was finally brought under control only after the purposeful introduction of a disease that affected only.
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11) The brown tree snake was intentionally introduced to Guam in cargo shipped from the Solomon Islands. 12) Viticulture refers to the growing of kiwi fruit. 13) New Zealand's most important commercial livestock are its kangaroos. 14) New Zealand is the largest country (in terms of land area) in the region encompassing.
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41) "Uncontacted peoples" are cultural groups that have yet to be "discovered" by the Western world. 42) The majority of Australia's population trace their roots to Germany. 43) The Maori have a greater impact on New Zealand than the Aborigines do in Australia. 44) In the Australia/Oceania region, anthropologists have the greatest chance.
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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.
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81) Which country of Southeast Asia has been troubled by tensions from its orthodox Muslim region know as Aceh? A) Thailand B) the Philippines C) Indonesia D) Singapore E) Vietnam 82) Which of the following countries of Southeast Asia does NOT include territory that the Jemaah Islamaya (JI) wishes to include in the single Islamic state.
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41) The robust Southeast Asian economies described as "tigers" were known for their wildlife conservation programs. 42) The Philippines enjoyed the boom, but avoided the economic bust of the 1990s that many other countries in Southeast Asia experienced. 43) The major reason for tensions surrounding immigration of Chinese into Southeast Asia is.
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13.4   Matching Questions Match the country or region to its dominant religion. A) Buddhism B) Islam C) Christianity D) Animism 1) Indonesia 2) Malaysia 3) Philippines 4) Burma 5) Thailand 6) Cambodia 7) Laos 8) Papua Match the country to its dominant language. A) Tibeto-Burman B) Papuan C) Tai-Kadai D) Austronesian E) Mon-Khmer 9) Papua 10) Indonesia 11) Philippines 12) Thailand 13) Laos 14) Burma (Myanmar) 15) Cambodia .
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21) Island Southeast Asia A) typically has dry winters. B) straddles the equator. C) has few peaks above 5,000 feet. D) includes about 25 islands. E) has tremendous tremendous temperature variation. 22) What geological feature is associated with the islands of Sumatra, Java, and the Lesser Sunda Islands? A) earthquakes B) erosion C) karst topography D) volcanic activity E) all.
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21) The most densely settled island of Indonesia is Bali. 22) Within Southeast Asia, transmigration is most common in Indonesia. 23) A large number of immigrants to Southeast Asia came from Japan. 24) Vietnam is the most urbanized country in Southeast Asia, and is 100 percent urbanized. 25) In Southeast Asia there are several.
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11) What agricultural system is sometimes referred to as "slash and burn"? A) swidden B) commercial agriculture C) plantation agriculture D) rice cultivation E) intensive subsistence 12) What is another name for the term "swidden"? A) marine fishing B) plantation agriculture C) livestock herding D) aquaculture E) shifting cultivation 13) Swidden agriculture A) has benefited significantly from logging operations. B) is most common.
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51) Most of the transmigration in Indonesia originates from what island? A) Java B) Celebes C) Sumatra D) Timor E) Kalimantan 52) What is transmigration? A) It is a migration of refugees from one nation to another. B) It is a long period of migration stagnation, when a nation's population remains in one region for a significantly long.
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11) The Himalayan Mountains of South Asia are the world's tallest. 12) The Deccan Plateau is located in Bangladesh. 13) The Western Ghats are a range of mountains that separate the narrow western coast of India from the rest of the country. 14) The most isolated country in South Asia is Sri Lanka..
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31) Which of the following factors does NOT influence the climates of New Zealand? A) rivers B) latitude C) moderating effects of the Pacific Ocean D) proximity to local mountains E) volcanic peaks 32) Which country of the region of Australia and Oceania signed the Kyoto Protocol in 2007, leaving the U.S. as the only industrialized.
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31) How long does Southeast Asia's hot and rainy season last? A) from February to April B) from May to October C) from March to August D) from December to February E) from September to December 32) How long does Southeast Asia's dry and hot season last? A) from May to October B) from February to April C) from.
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91) In which part of Australia is most viticulture concentrated? A) in the Northern Territory B) just outside of Sydney C) along the continent's southwestern tip D) in the continent's interior E) in the Outback 92) What economic activity is most important for Australia's economy? A) high technology B) tourism C) wool production D) mining E) movies 93) What economic activity is.
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11) Which of the following areas of Australia/Oceania has NOT been affected by mining? A) Australia B) Hawaii C) Papua New Guinea D) New Caledonia E) Nauru 12) What is the greatest potential environmental threat to Oceania? A) desertification B) coastal pollution C) grassification D) climate change E) smog 13) The accidental introduction of which exotic pest caused the extinction of the.
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61) Hinduism A) has always denounced the caste system. B) is now the minority religion in India. C) denounces mysticism. D) is a universalizing religion. E) places special emphasis on the use of Sanskrit. 62) The Buddha A) was born into a wealthy family in northern India. B) promised his followers an afterlife. C) supported the caste.
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