202-Chapter 12-Practice Questions

202-Chapter 12-Practice Questions - Which South Asian...

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Unformatted text preview: Which South Asian country is in danger of being entirely flooded? 12-01 1. Bangladesh 1. India 1. the Maldives 1. Pakistan 1. Sri Lanka Which South Asian country is in danger of being entirely flooded? 12-01 1. Bangladesh 2. India 3. the Maldives 4. Pakistan 5. Sri Lanka Explanation : As the text states: With its highest elevation just over 6 feet (2 meters) above sea level, the country plays a prominent role in the international debate about global warming, and the accompanying rise in sea level (515). All of the following statements about deforestation in South Asia are correct, except : 12-02 1. Forests have recently been cleared for industrialization. 2. Historically forests were cleared for agriculture. 3. Due to deforestation, there are no longer any extensive forests in South Asia. 4. As a response to loss of forests Australian eucalyptus trees have been planted for firewood. 5. Deforestation has indirectly limited the availability of fertilizer for agriculture. All of the following statements about deforestation in South Asia are correct, except : 12-02 1. Forests have recently been cleared for industrialization. 2. Historically forests were cleared for agriculture. 3. Due to deforestation, there are no longer any extensive forests in South Asia. 4. As a response to loss of forests Australian eucalyptus trees have been planted for firewood. 5. Deforestation has indirectly limited the availability of fertilizer for agriculture. Which South Asian river is considered sacred by Hindus?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOG 202 taught by Professor O'reilly during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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