Southeast Asian Geography
Southeast Asian Geography

Southeast Asian Geography

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A question pack focusing on Thailand, Indonesia and beyond.

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Southeast Asian Geography Q1

Before the Philippines gained independence from the United States, what country colonized it?

A

Great Britain

B

France

C

Portugal

D

The United States

E

Spain

Southeast Asian Geography Q2

Despite the harsh discrimination directed at the Chinese minority overseas in Southeast Asia, the Chinese have been instrumental in promoting global ______________ arrangements that have established the Pacific Rim as a major player in the international economy.

A

trade

B

treaty

C

peace

D

business

E

shipping

Southeast Asian Geography Q3

Indonesia is home to over 150 active volcanoes, including which of the following?

A

Mt. Pinatubo

B

Krakatoa

C

Tambora

D

Mt. Kilimanjaro

E

Both B and C

Southeast Asian Geography Q4

Singapore is considered an economic tiger due to its economic growth and relative wealth, yet Singapore does not have any natural resources. How has it developed such a strong economy?

A

Singapore received a lot of financial assistance from neighboring countries and then invested well.

B

Singapore has made good strategic utilization of its geographic location by serving as a distribution center for goods and materials processed in the region.

C

Singapore has a desalination plant and sells fresh water to Middle Eastern countries.

D

Singapore offers cheap labor and is subsequently hired by large corporations to do manufacturing work.

E

Both A and D

Southeast Asian Geography Q5

Thailand is a newly industrialized country. What will its future economy primarily be based on?

A

Agriculture

B

Mining

C

Manufacturing

D

Tourism

E

Retail

Southeast Asian Geography Q6

What has been responsible for the creation of many of the islands of Southeast Asia?

A

Sea level change

B

Tectonic plate activity

C

Erosion due to the movement of rivers

D

Tsunami activity

E

Wind erosion and deposition

Southeast Asian Geography Q7

What was a factor that led to the civil war in Vietnam?

A

After 1954, during the quest to establish a government for an independent Vietnam, the northern portion of Vietnam rallied around Hanoi and aligned itself with a Communist ideology.

B

After 1954, during the quest to establish a government for an independent Vietnam, the northern portion of Vietnam rallied around Hanoi and aligned itself with a Democratic ideology.

C

After 1954, during the quest to establish a government for an independent Vietnam, the northern portion of Vietnam rallied around Hanoi and aligned itself with a Socialist ideology.

D

After 1954, during the quest to establish a government for an independent Vietnam, the northern portion of Vietnam rallied around Hanoi and aligned itself with a Marxist ideology.

E

After 1954, during the quest to establish a government for an independent Vietnam, the northern portion of Vietnam rallied around Hanoi and aligned itself with a Buddhist ideology.

Southeast Asian Geography Q8

Which of the following is the home to the largest Muslim population in the world?

A

China

B

Saudi Arabia

C

Egypt

D

Indonesia

E

The United States

Southeast Asian Geography Q9

Which of the following is the only region of Southeast Asia that was not colonized by the Europeans?

A

Burma

B

Thailand

C

Laos

D

Vietnam

E

Indonesia

Southeast Asian Geography Q10

What led to the creation of Democratic Kampuchea?

A

Pol Pot's desire to create a rural agrarian utopian society

B

Pol Pot's desire to set up a base for the Khmer Rouge

C

Pol Pot's desire to establish a refugee camp for Cambodians

D

Both A and C

E

Both B and C

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