10MCTFSoutheast Asia

10MCTFSoutheast Asia - Chapter 10 Southeast Asia...

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Chapter 10 Southeast Asia Multiple Choice Introduction 1. The most populated Southeast Asian nation is: A. Malaysia *B. Indonesia C. Philippines D. Papua New Guinea E. Laos 2. Which of the following is false? A. Southeast Asia contains over 13,000 islands. *B. Thailand was a French colony. C. Southeast Asia contains some of the world’s largest remaining stands of tropical forests. D. Southeast Asia can be considered a buffer zone. E. Southeast Asia can be considered a shatter belt. Physical Geography 3. Southeast Asian physiography is dominated by: A. plateaus *B. mountains C. hills and basins D. rolling plains E. none of the above Population Geography 4. Which of the following statements is false? A. The Southeast Asian realm exhibits shatter belt characteristics. *B. Compared to neighboring regions, Southeast Asia has a high population density. C. The soils of mainland Southeast Asia are mostly leached. D. Southeast Asia is very culturally fragmented. E. All of the above are correct. 5. Southeast Asia, compared to the realm dominated by the Indian subcontinent, 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 the British colonial empire in Asia E. much less affected by Chinese immigration Southeast Asia Page 251
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6. Several factors have combined to inhibit large-scale migrations of Chinese and Indian peoples into Southeast Asia. Identify the statement below which is not one of these factors. A. There are densely forested hills and mountains along the border between India and Myanmar (Burma). B. North of Laos is the high Yunnan Plateau. *C. The large indigenous population makes the population pressure as high in Southeast Asia as in the surrounding regions. D. Much of the region is covered by dense tropical rainforest. E. The realm is not an area of limitless agricultural possibilities. 7. One of the reasons for the relatively small population in Southeast Asia is: A. the dry climate *B. the topography in the north C. the low rate of fertility D. rice diets reduce the need for large families E. none of the above 8. Half of Southeast Asia’s population lives in which two countries? A. Indonesia and Laos *B. Indonesia and the Phillippines C. Vietnam and the Phillippines D. Laos and Cambodia E. Myanmar and Thailand 9. Large-scale population clusters in Southeast Asia exist in all but one of the following areas. Which one? A. valleys of major rivers B. deltas of major rivers C. zones of plantation development in Malaysia D. areas of volcanic soil in the islands *E. interior highland regions 10. Agriculture in Southeast Asia is limited by: A. desert conditions B. permafrost *C. leached soils D. severe dietary restrictions caused by food taboos E. all of the above 11. Which association is incorrect? A. Myanmar, Irrawaddy
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