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Quiz on South Asia

No. of Questions= 10
Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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Answer these questions about South Asia .

1 India represents what percent of South Asias population?
a) 20 percent
b) 40 percent
c) 55 percent
d) 70 percent
e) 90 percent
2 What Koeppen climate classification best describes South Asia?:
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
3 The most important natural resource for people of South Asia is?:
a) Coal
b) Textiles
c) Iron Ore
d) Oil
e) Water
4 What is the poorest country in South Asia in terms of per capita GNP:
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Pakistan
d) Bangladesh
e) Sri Lanka
5 In what year did South Asia gain its independance from Britian?:
a) 1931.
b) 1947
c) 1952
d) 1959
e) 1963
6 Which of the following is not a major religion in India?:
a) Hinduism
b) Islam
c) Buddhism
d) Jainism
e) Sikhs
7 Which one of the following South Asia countries dominates in both population and economic activity?
a) Nepal
b) Bangladesh
c) Sri Lanka
d) India
e) Pakistan
8 The two river system crucial to South Asia.:
a) the Ganges-Brahmaputra and the Indus
b) the Indus and the Dehli
c) the Ganges-Brahmaputra and the Dehli
d) the Indus and the Platte
e) the Ganges-Brahmaputra and the Amazon
9 Which is not true of Pakistan?:
a) Believed to have nuclear technology
b) Agriculture is based on the Indus River
c) Is well endowed with resources containing oil, natural gas, and iron.
d) Has a variety of indusrty, including textiles, chemicals, and steele.
e) Is one of the top ten countries in terms of population
10 Manufacturing in India?:
a) lacks any high-tech industries
b) has its most important center around Madras
c) is a growing part of the economy
d) is almost entirely large scale industries
e) does not exist

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