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HFT2716 Exam 4: Asia1.The two religions that divide India700 languages; Hindus 80% Muslims 12% the rest is Xtian and Buddhist2.In north India, what is unique about the Kashmir Province?It is a disputed territory that many countries want on the border of India and china3.Why is the city of Varanasi so important to India?It is the main religious center, it's been compared to Jerusalem, Mecca, and most Hindus desire to go there before they die4.What is the Capitol of India?Delhi (divided into new and old)5.What is the Capitol of China?Beijing6.Which country is the most prosperous and considered by many asthe richest in terms of standard of livingSingapore (part of Malaysia)+7.What country in south east Asia was never part of any European colonial powerThailand8.In china, what was the name of the palace of the Chinese Emperor?Forbidden City9.The army of terra-cotta soldiers (6000 soldiers made of clay with all different faces) is considered a key travel destination in china. Whose tomb is thisTomb of emperor quin shi10.Where in china is the tomb of emperor quin shi?The northwest provinces11.Which colonial power controlled the island of Macao?The Portuguese and it was returned in 199912.Why is it important to visit Macao nowKnown for casino gambling and this generates more than 40% of GDP for the country’s economy13.Where in India is the Taj Mahal?The city of Agra-built to house body of Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife14.What is the principal factor in Asia that controls the climate and weather factor for winter and summerThe monsoons15.What are the two largest countries in the world with the highest population?China and India16.What is the most popular destination in India?Agra because of the Taj Mahal17.In India, what city competes with Hollywood in movie making? Can also be called BollywoodMumbai (Bombay)+18.Why is Goa, a city in India, important?It was a Portuguese colonized area, brought their lifestyle and religion.+ It's developing into a resort town and is becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in India.+19.What are the most visited attractions in IndiaTaj Mahal, Bollywood, Varanasi, Goa, and wildlife tours20.What are the countries in south Asia?India, Pakistan, Bangladesh21.What two countries have nuclear power?India and Pakistan22.What is the region with the most rainfall?Bangladesh23.What are the countries in Southeast Asia?Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos24.What are two key cities in Thailand for travel destinations?Bangkok (Capitol) and Chiang Mai (second largest city)25.What is the largest city in china?Shanghai (many claim it's the largest in the world)26.What European power was the first to explore the area of Southeast Asia?Portuguese27.What are the 4 major islands in Japan?Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku28.Historically, what did the Japanese government decide to do between 1637 and 1853?Japan was closed for trade and only one city, Nagasaki, was open to Holland asa trade port29.This travel destination may be japans most recognized travel destination?Mount Fuji30.What's significant about the Japanese city of Kyoto? And why is itimportant?Japan's first Capitol and now the cultural center. Also not hit by air raids31.The Japanese emperor lives in what city?Tokyo32.What is a monsoon?Caused by trade winds, when moisture from the ocean moves inland causing rain, snow (in winter) or even dry winds33.What time of year do monsoons occur?Comes from the north in the winter and from the south in summer34.What countries might a monsoon affect?India and Japan35.Tokyo and Osaka are on the same island of Japan, which island is it?Honshu36.What is unique about the island Honshu?Have all 3 cities, new Capitol, old Capitol (Kyoto) which was not hit by air raids37.Where in Thailand is the temple of the emerald Buddha?Bangkok38.Where is the grand palace?Bangkok39.What are some of the most popular travel destinations in China?Forbidden city, great wall, Tiananmen square, tombs of emperors, terracotta warriors, stone Forrest, silk road, mogao caves, 3 gorges40.Which city in Japan is known as the Venice of Japan?Osaka41.What city in Japan was devastated by an earthquake in 1923 and then by air raids in 1945?Tokyo42.What country is very wealthy and takes care of citizens when they are born until they die?Brunei43.What country is the biggest archipelago or island chain in the world?Indonesia44.What's the poorest nation in Southeast Asia?Laos45.What country or islands was part of Dutch East Indies?Indonesia46.This country was originally named by the Portuguese Formosa?Taiwan47.What does Formosa mean?Beautiful48.After a long period, this country opened its doors to tourism in the1990's?Vietnam49.What has affected tourism in Asia?Political unrest50.Certain countries have very limited ___.Infrastructure51.Hurricane in Pacific=___.Typhoon52.Ring of volcanoes in pacific that creates earthquakes and tsunamisRing of Fire53.Southeast Asia ClimateMostly jungles, very humid, volcanoes along ring of fire54.East Asia ClimateDesert in North (Gobi); south has much greenery55.Moisture from oceans moves inland. Chief feature of Asia’s climate. Due to trade wingsMonsoons56.India ClimateEternal snow in North (Himalayas); monsoons towards end of May57.Thailand ClimateTropical with 3 seasons: hot, rainy, cool; rainy season is July-October58.Capital of India, filled with ancient sites; divided in new/oldDelhi59.Built by Brits in 1931, very modernNew Delhi+60.Walled Muslim city built in 1600sOld Delhi61.Located in India. Known as the “pink city”; painted pink to welcome Prince of Wales in 1876Jaipuer62.Also known as “Madras”, located in India. Topical city with manynew jobs created from outsourcingChennai63.Also known as “Calcutta”, located in India. Port of trade; very crowded; many people in slumsKolkata64.Located in


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