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Which of these would have the BIGGEST impact on the interaction between India and China?
Three Gorges Dam
Pollution of the Ganges
Flooding of the Yellow River
India has the second highest population in Asia. Which country has the HIGHEST population?
Which two Asian nations are facing the GREATEST problems with air and water pollution?
India & Japan
Japan and China
India & China
Japan & Indonesia
The Yellow River (Huang He River) is sometimes referred to as "China's Sorrow." What would be the BEST explanation for this sad nickname?
It was the site of the Communist Revolution in 1949.
Flooding has caused massive human and property loss over time.
It has re-routed to force people to follow the Communist government.
The Yellow River became dry after construction of the Three Gorges Dam.
_______________________ are seasonal winds that blow moisture into India and other South Asian countries.
Coal-burning factories and increased automobile usage has caused the GREATEST increase in which of these?
A recent air quality study conducted by the World Health Organization showed that 7 of 10 of the world's most polluted cities are in China. What is the MOST LIKELY effect of such pollution on the people of China?
The Chinese population is moving from urban to rural areas to escape the pollution.
The water sources of the nation are being severely damaged as a result of the air pollution.
The Chinese government is cooperating with the United Nations to solve the pollution problem.
Respiratory and heart disease related to air pollution are the leading causes of death in China.
Which of these BEST describes "loess"?
It is the largest desert in Asia.
It covers parts of northern China and southern Mongolia.
It was formed because the Himalayan mountain range blocks rain from reaching the area.
Which geographic feature of Asia is being described?
the Gobi Desert
the Sayan Desert
the Taklimakan Desert
the Lop Nor Desert
Which nation is made up of four main islands (Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku) and thousands of smaller islands?
In the Hindu religion the Ganges River is considered holy, and ritual bathing in its waters is practiced by an estimated 60,000 people per day.
What is the MOST LIKELY effect of this practice?
Such use of the river has raised major health risks for the population of the area.
Tourism in the area has increased, and many new settlements are being established along the river.
The government has passed laws to restrict access to the water to discourage pollution and contamination.
The government of India has worked to dam the river flow so people can practice ritual bathing without contaminating the water.
Which mountain range stretches over 1,500 miles across northern India and Nepal and is the location of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest?
the Hindu Kush
the Atlas Mountains
the Plateau of Tibet
Choose ALL of the rivers that are found in China.
Huang He River
Which of these is the MOST LIKELY contributor to "acid rain"?
cars that run on gasoline
ranches that raise cattle
erosion from deforestation
power plants that burn coal
Which of these is MOST impacted by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam?
It is estimated that 80% of all __________ is untreated and flows directly into the India's rivers, making it a major source of water pollution.
Which answer BEST goes into the blank in the prompt?
Which is the MAIN cause of China's water and air pollution problems?
factories and industries
lack of government regulation
Why is the Ganges River important to people who believe in Hinduism?
The Ganges River held off invaders to India in ancient times.
The Ganges River is sacred and is supposed to hold healing powers.
The Ganges River allows Hindus to travel freely without persecution.
The Ganges River plays a role in baptizing new converts to the religion.