Globalization and Diversity Geography Study Set 1

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 12 :

South Asia

Quiz 12 :

South Asia

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What are the causes of deforestation in South Asia?
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Which of the following countries of South Asia is an island?
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C

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What name is sometimes given to this region of South Asia?
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D

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Why is Bhopal, India, known?
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What is the most serious natural hazard in Bangladesh?
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What climatic factor dominates South Asia, often causing summer floods?
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What is the rain-shadow effect?
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What major metropolitan city lies in an area of severe flooding risk?
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What major earthquake resulted in an economic loss of 25% of the country's GDP and loss in excess of 9000 lives?
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What are some of the efforts CGIAR has aided to create "climate smart villages"?
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The only remaining forested areas of South Asia are found where?
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What reasons are given by scholars for the region's catastrophic floods?
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Sri Lanka's mangrove initiative efforts have aided conservation efforts and also helped
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Which of the following statements about India is INCORRECT?
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Which of the following statements about Pakistan is INCORRECT?
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What physical feature is needed for orographic precipitation to occur?
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South Asia is likely to experience the following effects of climate change EXCEPT
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Which country in South Asia is only 6 feet above sea level at its highest point, and therefore is most threatened by rising sea levels predicted to accompany climate change?
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How were the Himalayas formed?
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What part of South Asia receives the most rain during the monsoon months?
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