APU GEOG101 final exam

| March 14, 2016

Part 1 of 1 – 100.0 Points

Question 1 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Over what South Asian country does the monsoon begin to dry out?

A.Bhutan

B.Bangladesh

C.India

D.Pakistan

Question 2 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following about New Caledonia is false?

A.It has significant nickel resources.

B.It remains under British rule.

C.It is inhabited by only about 240,000 persons.

D.Its capital is Nouméa.

E.It lies within Melanesia.

Question 3 of 80 1.25 Points

Jordan has absorbed large numbers of:

A.Lebanese

B.Israelis

C.Kurds

D.South Syrians

E.Palestinians

Question 4 of 80 1.25 Points

(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 5 of 80 1.25 Points

The state of Israel:

A.was settled by people fleeing the Zionist policies of Nazi Germany

B.was created from territory that was formerly administered by the British

C.was a part of the Ottoman Empire that was ceded to the Israelis in 1923

D.was created out of the country of Palestine that previously had no Jewish population

E.was founded after World War I

Question 6 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is not one of Australia’s major problems?

A.aboriginal claims

B.environmental degradation

C.immigration issues

D.land border disputes

E.all of the above

Question 7 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is not located within the Maghreb region?

A.the Atlas Mountains

B.Casablanca

C.the countries that were once called the Barbary states

D.the Mecca area of the Arabian Peninsula

E.the area known as The Tell

Question 8 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) An area of China that can be designated as a “regional state” is:

A.Xinjiang

B.the Pearl River Hub

C.Sichuan

D.Xizang

E.Taiwan

Question 9 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of the following is not one of the countries of the South Asia realm?

A.Pakistan

B.Bhutan

C.Afghanistan

D.Sri Lanka

Question 10 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Why is Pakistan considered part of the South Asia realm?

A.Ethnic continuity that links it with India.

B.English is the lingua franca, as in India.

C.Evolution as part of British Empire.

D.All of the above.

Question 11 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What language family do Tamil and Telugu belong to?

A.Austro-Asiatic

B.Dravidian

C.Indo-European

D.Sino-Tibetan

Question 12 of 80 1.25 Points

North Africa/Southwest Asia is referred to the following except:

A.The Arab World

B.The Dry World

C.The Middle East

D.NASWA

E.The Far East

Question 13 of 80 1.25 Points

The island of _____ insular Southeast Asia that can be characterized as a minicontinent is:

A.Sulawesi

B.Borneo

C.Sumatera

D.Celebes

E.Singapore

Question 14 of 80 1.25 Points

The Vakhan Corridor is found within the country of:

A.Lebanon

B.Saudi Arabia

C.Afghanistan

D.China

E.Pakistan

Question 15 of 80 1.25 Points

The western North African countries of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco are collectively called:

A.the Maghreb

B.the African Transition Zone

C.the Near East

D.the Tell

E.the Levant

Question 16 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is not one of the republics of Turkestan?

A.Kazakhstan

B.Uzbekistan

C.Turkmenistan

D.Azerbaijan

E.Tajikistan

Question 17 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The Huang He:

A.drains the Xi/Pearl River Basin

B.flows into the South China Sea

C.almost encircles the Ordos Desert

D.flows from the Loess Plateau eastward toward its mouth at Shanghai

E.originates in the Sichuan Basin

Question 18 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What two Hindu groups were most likely drawn to convert to Islam?

A.Buddhist princes and low-caste Buddhists

B.Low-caste Sikhs and Sikh princes

C.Low-caste Jainists and Jainist princes

D.Hindu princes and low-caste Hindus

Question 19 of 80 1.25 Points

Half of Southeast Asia’s population lives in which two countries?

A.Indonesia and Vietnam

B.Indonesia and the Philippines

C.Vietnam and the Philippines

D.Malaysia and Myanmar

E.Indonesia and Thailand

Question 20 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The North China Plain is dominated by the:

A.lower Huang He

B.Loess Plateau

C.city of Shanghai

D.Pearl River estuary

E.Ordos Desert

Question 21 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following statements is false?

A.Australia’s total population is modest in size.

B.The largest segment of the core area of Australia is on the southeastern coast.

C.Most Australians live in rural areas.

D.Much of Australia is arid or semiarid.

E.The capital of Australia is Canberra.

Question 22 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What term defined as, “period of rule,” describes the sway of British control in the South Asia realm?

A.raj

B.poojas

C.mehndi

D.hindutva

Question 23 of 80 1.25 Points

About _____ percent of Australians live in cities or towns.

A.33

B.48

C.60

D.72

E.85

Question 24 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The Special Economic Zone that has been most successful is:

A.Macau

B.Shenzhen

C.Guangdong

D.Hainan Island

E.Hong Kong

Answer: B

Question 25 of 80 1.25 Points

The colonial power that lost the battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954 was:

A.the United States

B.Portugal

C.France

D.Japan

E.the United Kingdom

Question 26 of 80 1.25 Points

(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 27 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What two tectonic plates collided to create the Himalaya Mountains?

A.Indian and European

B.Eurasian and Asian

C.Indian and Asian

D.Eurasian and Indian

Question 28 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What South Asian country has Buddhism as its state religion?

A.Sri Lanka

B.India

C.Bhutan

D.Nepal

Question 29 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following countries has made no claim to territory in Antarctica?

A.Chile

B.Argentina

C.Australia

D.the United Kingdom

E.the United States

Question 30 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) When did Islam begin its spread overland into South Asia?

A.. 10th century

B.13th century

C.16th century

D.18th century

Question 31 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The Han Dynasty:

A.is the earliest Chinese dynasty about which substantial information is available

B.began and ended before 300 B.C., when China already was a well-organized state

C.was a pivotal and formative period in Chinese history, when the Chinese sphere of influence was enlarged, land reform occurred, and external trade commenced

D.is another name for the regime of Mao Zedong

E.led directly to the takeover of the Manchus in 1644

Question 32 of 80 1.25 Points

The two core areas of Vietnam are centered at:

A.Cochin China and Annam

B.Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

C.the Mekong and Irrawaddy deltas

D.Bangkok and Dien Bien Phu

E.Viangchan and Phnom Penh

Question 33 of 80 1.25 Points

The UNCLOS allows states to claim all resources within a(n) _____ that extends up to 200 nautical miles from their coasts.

A.Special Administrative Region

B.Exclusive Economic Zone

C.Underwater Protrusion

D.Extraterritorial Zone

E.Territorial Sea

Question 34 of 80 1.25 Points

The city of _____ is located at the confluence of the White Nile and Blue Nile, and serves as the capital of _____.

A.Khartoum/Sudan

B.Timbuktu/Ethiopia

C.Cairo/Egypt

D.Kabol/Afghanistan

E.Basra/Iraq

Question 35 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of the following was not occupied by Japan during World War II?

A.Siberia

B.Manchuria

C.Korea

D.Taiwan

E.Vietnam

Question 36 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of these statements about Mongolia is least accurate?

A.it can be termed a buffer state

B.it is desirous of union with China

C.it is landlocked

D.it was guided in its development for more than 60 years by the Soviets

E.it declared its independence from China in 1911

Question 37 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What was condition was South Asia left in during the 18th century?

A.fractured

B.unified

C.strong

D.remote

Question 38 of 80 1.25 Points

(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 39 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of the following lies just across the old Chinese border from Hong Kong?

A.Macau

B.Canton

C.Chang-Yangzi Delta

D.Pudong

E.Shenzhen

Question 40 of 80 1.25 Points

The largest Muslim country in the world in terms of population is:

A.Bangladesh

B.Iran

C.Pakistan

D.Indonesia

E.Nigeria

Question 41 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) When did Buddhism emerge in South Asia?

A.100 bc

B.500 bc

C.1500 bc

D.5100 bc

Question 42 of 80 1.25 Points

Southeast Asia, compared to the South Asia realm, is:

A.less densely populated

B.more densely populated than India and possesses a much lower standard of living

C.very heavily urbanized, with sparse populations in the rural areas

D.entirely a remnant of Britain’s East Indies colonial empire

E.much less affected by Chinese immigration

Question 43 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) When did the Mughal Empire begin to decline?

A.10th century

B.13th century

C.16th century

D.18th century

Question 44 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Japan’s second-largest city, Osaka, is located in the _____ District.

A.Kanto

B.Nobi

C.Shikoku

D.Kansai

E.Seto Inland Sea

Question 45 of 80 1.25 Points

The United Arab Emirates includes the oil-rich sheikhdom known as:

A.Kuwait

B.Oman

C.Abu Dhabi

D.Bahrain

E.Qatar

Question 46 of 80 1.25 Points

An example of a country with a proruption is:

A.Cambodia

B.Myanmar

C.Vietnam

D.Brunei

E.Malaysia

Question 47 of 80 1.25 Points

The upstream country that could control the flow of the Nile River into Egypt is:

A.Iraq

B.Sudan

C.Israel

D.Libya

E.Chad

Question 48 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The following are the busiest container ports in Asia except:

A.Hong Kong

B.Buter

C.Busan

D.Shanghai

E.Shenzhen

Question 49 of 80 1.25 Points

Wallace’s Line refers to:

A.the fault in Australia where earthquakes are particularly severe

B.the line separating Australian animal species from non-Australian species

C.the middle ridge of the Great Dividing Range

D.the place at which Australian waters are divided from New Zealand waters

E.the dividing line between the Southern and Pacific oceans

Question 50 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The country of the “people of Han” is:

A.Mongolia

B.China

C.Japan

D.Korea

E.Tibet

Question 51 of 80 1.25 Points

Shi’ite Muslims constitute the great majority of the population of:

A.Egypt

B.Israel

C.Saudi Arabia

D.Turkey

E.Iran

Question 52 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What groups of people has Buddhism appealed to, in the past and today?

A.ancient Hindu kings

B.Southeast and East Asians

C.lower-caste Hindus

D.All of the above

Question 53 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following associations is false?

A.Philippines and Manila

B.Myanmar and Yangon

C.Indonesia and Jakarta

D.Laos and Hanoi

E.Thailand and Bangkok

Question 54 of 80 1.25 Points

Prior to independence, New Guinea was administered by:

A.Australia

B.New Zealand

C.the Netherlands

D.Indonesia

E.Papua

Question 55 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of the following has not been important in the development of Shenzhen as an SEZ?

A.proximity to Hong Kong

B.the socialist economic principles applied by the Chinese government to its development

C.state-of-the-art port facilities

D.investment of Overseas Chinese in its development

E.the fastest urban growth rate in human history

Question 56 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is not included in the North Africa/Southwest Asia realm?

A.Pakistan

B.Iran

C.Iraq

D.Tunisia

E.Afghanistan

Question 57 of 80 1.25 Points

The Muslim stronghold in the Philippines in areas such as Jolo and Palawan is located in:

A.Luzon

B.the Visayan archipelago

C.the southern islands

D.Timor

E.metropolitan Manila

Question 58 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What type of climate region does the high elevation Himalayas resemble?

A.Arid

B.Temperate

C.Polar

D.Tropical

Question 59 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What is one thought for the emergence of social stratification in northern India?

A.urbanization of city-states

B.solidify powerful position of Aryans

C.create a social ladder for advancement

D.legitimate religious beliefs

Question 60 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What physiographic region includes the South Asian countries of Bhutan and Nepal?

A.northern mountains

B.river lowlands

C.southern plateaus

D.western deltas

Question 61 of 80 1.25 Points

The Australian capital city is:

A.Canberra

B.Sydney

C.Wellington

D.Perth

E.Auckland on the South Island

Question 62 of 80 1.25 Points

The island of _____ is the Indonesian island that borders the Strait of Malacca.

A.Sulawesi

B.Borneo

C.Sumatera

D.Luzon

E.Jawa

Question 63 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Xizang:

A.is the Chinese name for Tibet

B.is now directly connected by rail to Beijing

C.has suffered from the destruction of its culture by the Chinese

D.has its capital at Lhasa

E.all of the above

Question 64 of 80 1.25 Points

A country in Southeast Asia that remained, for the most part, an independent state throughout the colonial era was:

A.Vietnam

B.Malaya

C.Borneo

D.Thailand

E.Burma

Question 65 of 80 1.25 Points

In 1965, _____ broke away from Malaysia and became a separate political entity in Southeast Asia.

A.Singapore

B.Hong Kong

C.Sarawak

D.Brunei

E.Borneo

Question 66 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is true?

A.New Zealand is only about 100 miles from Australia.

B.While much of interior Australia is desert, most of interior New Zealand is mountainous.

C.The capital of New Zealand is Auckland.

D.New Zealand is comprised of three large islands.

E.Most of New Zealand’s population lives in the interior of the North Island.

Question 67 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1)By 2100, Japan’s current population of 128 million is expected to shrink to about _____ million:

A.49

B.67

C.88

D.102

E.118

Question 68 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What is the name of the largest plateau region in South Asia?

A.Deccan Plateau

B.Central Indian Plateau

C.Chota Nagpur Plateau

D.Ghats Plateau

Question 69 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is located in Melanesia?

A.Guam

B.Tahiti

C.Vanuatu

D.Samoa

E.Hawai’i

Question 70 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) The SEZ located closest to China’s largest city, Shanghai, is:

A.Macau

B.Pudong

C.Xiamen

D.Zhuhai

E.Shenzhen

Question 71 of 80 1.25 Points

The vast rural interior of Australia is known as the:

A.national core area

B.Central Australian State

C.Aboriginal Territories

D.Empty Quarter

E.Outback

Question 72 of 80 1.25 Points

A territorial sea is:

A.an adjacent area of the ocean where all of the rights of a coastal state prevail

B.a body of water completely surrounded by a state

C.a small body of water that connects to larger bodies of water

D.identical to the term “high seas”

E.an area where a state has no rights to exploit minerals

Question 73 of 80 1.25 Points

The majority of Indonesia’s population is located on the island of:

A.Sulawesi

B.Sumatera

C.Jawa

D.Kalimantan

E.Timor

Question 74 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Which of the following South Asian religions would have benefitted most from the creation of a single regional government by the British?

A.Buddhism

B.Hindu

C.Islam

D.Ceylon

Question 75 of 80 1.25 Points

The agricultural activity most closely associated with Australia’s moistest environment is:

A.dairying

B.sheep raising

C.wheat farming

D.aquaculture

E.marsupial domestication

Question 76 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) Where does the moist air that forms a monsoon over the North Indian Plain originate?

A.Arabian Sea

B.Bay of Bengal

C.Ganges River

D.Caspian Sea

Question 77 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What is the name of the disputed territory between Pakistan and India?

A.Punjab

B.Ceylon

C.Kashmir

D.Bengal

Question 78 of 80 1.25 Points

Iraq’s oil cities of Kirkuk and Mosul are located within the area of _____ population.

A.Kurdish

B.Iranian

C.Shi’ite

D.Kuwaiti

E.Sunni

Question 79 of 80 1.25 Points

(points 1) What physical feature forces moist air from the Arabian Sea to condense?

A.Eastern Ghats

B.Hindu Kush

C.Western Ghats

D.Himalayas

Question 80 of 80 1.25 Points

Which of the following is not located in the vicinity of the Nile Delta?

A.Alexandria

B.Aswan High Dam

C.Cairo

D.Suez Canal

E.Lower Egypt

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