Southern and Eastern Asia Population and Environmental Issues
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Populations in cities in South Asia are growing rapidly because...

    answer choices

    there are better jobs and better eduction

    there are better farms and cleaner air

    there is no place else for people to go

    flooding along the coasts has forced people to move inland

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the TWO physical features that have large portions of South Asia's population living in/near them.

    answer choices

    river valleys

    coasts

    mountain ranges

    arid deserts

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are TWO of the main causes of air pollution in South Asia?

    answer choices

    Motor Vehicle Exhaust

    Burning wood/charcoal for cooking

    Burning homes to clear land for cities

    Burning farms to create new land for development

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
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    What are TWO of the main causes of water pollution in South Asia?

    answer choices

    raw sewage

    farm runoff

    nuclear power plants

    automobiles

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why is central and western China less populated than eastern China?

    answer choices

    it is covered in mountains and deserts

    it has better farmland

    there are too many wars

    rivers do not reach that far inland

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What has damaged China's crops and caused millions of deaths throughout China's history?

    answer choices

    flooding of rivers

    air pollution

    deforestation

    tsunamis

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What causes tsunamis?

    answer choices

    underwater earthquakes

    climate change

    air pollution

    deforestation

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are TWO of the main causes of China having some of the world's worst air pollution?

    answer choices

    coal burning power plants

    vehicle exhaust

    deforestation

    nuclear power plants

  • Question 9
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    What are TWO of the reasons that river deltas can support high population densities?

    answer choices

    they have fresh water

    they have good soil for farming

    they always contain valuable oil

    the climate is always relatively cool

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    Why will Southeast Asia be especially impacted by climate change in the future?

    answer choices

    much of the population lives near coasts that will be flooded

    much of the population lives in the mountains that will receive less rainfall

    much of the region will turn into arid deserts

    much of the region is covered in rivers that will increase in salinity

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