Geography Final Exam

Geography
Eurasia
Europe and Asia considered one continent
What countries lie on Eurasia
Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Siperia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
Largest swamp in Euro
Pripet Marshes
region of Russia that is mainly muslim
Volga and Caucasus
river that begins in Pamirs
Amu Dar’ya
river that flows northward form Kazakhstan to Russia
Irtysh
lake that contains salt and fresh water
Balkhash
When did the aborigines arrive in Aussie
40,000 years ago
aussie’s lowest point
lake eyre
leading factors of Aussies dry climate
latitude, low elevation
When did the Maori arrive in New Zealand
1,000 years ago
Where is aussie’s Great Basin
central
where does the Great Dividing Ridge run
Cape York Peninsula to Tasmania
Who claims to control Spratly islands?
China, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam
who conquered the sumerians
akkadians
when did the Persian empire develop
550 BC
what is the Rub-Al-Khali
south dessert in Saudi Arabia
Where is the Thar Desert
India, Pakistan
Kikuyu and Hutu belong to which lingustic group
bantu
Where do most Africans of south Asian decent live
Indian Ocean coast
climate of cape town
mediterranean
southern Africa’s major rivers
Orange, Zambezi, Limpopo
country in South Africa with fastest growing economy
Botswana
When did s. Africa hold first open elections
1944
river that flows through red basin
Chang
Pakistan capital
Islamabad
S. Asian country that has experienced most economic growth since indep
Pakistan
Hindu Kush location
Pakistan
landlocked countries of Indian perimeter
Nepal, Bhutan
reunited Muhgal empire and expanded it into central India
Akbar
empire that flourished in Pakistan and Banladdesh from 1500-1700
Mughal empire
country of Indian perimeter that has highest pop density
Bangladesh
What does Holi celebrate
spring
leader of nationalists in china
Chang Kai-Shek
significance of Marrakech
city, gold, trade, spices
when did Algeria gain independence
1962
Where is the Sahara
Moocco, Algeria, W. Sahara, Egypt, Sudan, Niger, Cha, Mali
Which sub-saharan African country produces the most oil
Nigeria
where does the blue nile begin
highland of n ethiopia
why is Lake Victoria shallow
fills a depression on high plateau between e and w rifts
When did europe explore afrian coast
1400’s
worlds leading ship building country
s korea
countries that Japan has occupied
Manchua, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia
Chaebol
family owned conglomerates
when was the Open Door policy
1853
Confucianism elements
family, loyalty, duty, education
Where did the japs est a puppet gov’t?
Mongolia
Choli
tight fitting sari
pongal
3 day festival in S India
rivers that flow through the Deccan Plateau
Normanda, Naragokri, Kashra
countries on Arabian Peninsula
Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, UAE,Quatar
counrtries with 2 major water resources of central asia
Uzbekistan, Kazakistan
country in cent asia that practices dry land farming
Kyrgyztan
Lang of this country is closely related to lang of Iran
Tajikistan
Fergana Valley
Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Kazakstan, Uzbeckistan
water around Indochina Valley
Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea, Malacca Strait, Gulf of Thailand, South China Sea
Mainland SE Asia climates
tropcal, sub tropical
Thailand is world’s leader producer
rubber
water that surrounds SE Asia
South China Sea, Phillipine Sea, Indian;Ocean,Pacific Ocean;
country with most diversified economy in e mediterranean
Israel
Israel’s leading export
polished diamonds
when did the roman empire  conquer the Mediterranean region
200 BC
Bodies of water that separate turkey
Dardanelles, Bospourus Strait, Sea of Marma
largest ethnic group of Afghanistan
Pashtun
Country wish significant Kurdish populatin
Iraq
country in which Shia Imams are most influential
Iran

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